Edward County, VAGenWeb
Prince Edward County, Virginia was Formed in 1754 from Amelia
County and was named for Prince Edward Augustus, son of Frederick,
Prince of Wales. For more than 100 years, the county courthouse
was located in the village of Worsham, where the colonial debtors
prison, built in 1766, still stands.
The Town of Farmville was formed in 1798, incorporated in
1912. The county seat was moved from Worsham to Farmville in 1871.
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Prince Edward County Clerk
P.O. Box 304
Farmville, VA 23901-0304
Marriages from 1754
Land from 1754
Probate from 1754
Court from 1754
Copies of birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates
can be requested from the Virginia Department of Health Office
of Vital Records, which houses more than 7 million records.
1853-1896 Birth & Death records are on file at The Virginia
Archives as well as marriage records prior to 1936
Genealogy of Prince Edward County, with
Shortcuts to Ancestor Counties
Charles City Co (Original Shire)
Prince George Co (1703)
| Brunswick Co
Amelia Co (1735)
Prince Edward Co (1754)