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From: Bud Dorr <>
Subject: Re: TMG-L: Place Names...Yet Again
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2000 13:52:47 -0500


Hi Dale. You are correct, so I'm finding out. The records usually end up in the
county seat of the original county, including the records predating the
formation of a new county. Obviously after the new county is formed, records go
to the new county seat.

Bud Dorr

wrote:
>
> My contribution on places. Most of my research has been in the US and mostly
> in southern states such as Virginia. I haven't been to every courthouse in
> Virginia but generally I have found that entities do not throw away or
> transfer records.
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