Surnames/tags: One_Place_Studies Virginia Accomack_County
Virginia Counties | Accomack County, Virginia
Accomack County was created on 1634 from from the Northampton County. It was named after the Shire of the same name which was came from the Native American word Accawmack. In 1670, the Virginia Colony's Royal Governor William Berkeley abolished Accomac County, but the Virginia General Assembly re-created it in 1671. In 1940, the General Assembly officially added a "k" to the end of the county's name to arrive at its current spelling, which is Accomack County.
- Accomack County's web pages: https://www.accomacktax.com and https://www.co.accomack.va.us
- Accomack County on Family Search
- Virginia Places: Accomack County (noted as "not secure" at one point)
- Wills and Administrations, Accomack County, Virginia, 1663-1800; Many pages of this book are available in the Google scan and the book is searchable.
- Eastern Shore Public Library Genealogy Main Page covering Accomac and Northampton counties
- "Miles Files" This site contains over 97,000 names from the Eastern Shore counties of Accomack and Northampton, Virginia; Somerset, Worcester and Wicomico, Maryland; and Sussex Co, Delaware. Site has a "Recent Changes" tab going back to the last 10,000 items.
- "ghotes" Genealogy and History of the Eastern Shore of Virginia
- Accomack County Rent Roll 1704 (page 123)
- Virginia Colonial Abstracts. Vol. 18 Acchawmacke, 1632-1637
- Virginia Colonial Abstracts. Vol. 32 Accomacke County, 1637-1640