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Accomack County, Virginia, USA

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  • John Turner, of Northampton County (c.1635 - aft.1673)
    Sarah Kellam, daughter of Richard Kellam & Sarah Ansley, first had a child with Edward Hammond. She later married 1) John Turner (d. Aft 1673), sons Henry & Samuel 2) ? Curle. Death Aft Sep 1673 Nort...
  • Samuel Turner, of Worcester County (c.1672 - bef.1760)
    Biography Samuel Turner , I, son of John Turner (abt 1635 - abt 1673) and Sarah Kellam, was born Abt 1672 in Accomack Co, Virginia, and died Bef 5 Mar 1760, Worcester Co, Maryland (Age < 88 years). ...
  • George Tankard Garrison (1835 - 1889)
    U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Dickinson College Pennsylvania, in 1853, from the law department of the University of Virginia, in 1857, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Acc...
  • Tabitha Douglas (c.1707 - bef.1761)
    Biography Tabitha was born about 1707 in Accomack Co, Virginia and died there Before 1 Apr 1761. She was the daughter of John Hill Drummond 1680–1728 and Sabra Esther Robins 1684–1759. Tabitha married...
  • Edward Southey Joynes (1834 - 1917)
    Edward Southey Joynes (1834-1917) was a son of Thomas R Joynes & Anne Bell Satchell.He was an American University Professor of Modern Languages, especially French and German. Although he taught at the ...

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Other Useful Resources

  1. Eastern Shore Public Library
  2. Historical Society Of The Eastern Shore

Adjacent Counties

Accomack County was established in the Virginia colony in 1634. It was one of the eight original counties of Virginia. The county’s name comes from a Native American word meaning “the other shore”.

In 1642, the name of the county was changed to Northampton. In 1663, Northampton was divided into two counties. The northern county took the name Accomack while the southern retained the name Northampton.

This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county.


  1. Accomac
  2. Belle Haven
  3. Bloxom
  4. Chincoteague
  5. Hallwood
  6. Keller
  7. Melfa
  8. Onancock
  9. Onley
  10. Painter
  11. Parksley
  12. Saxis
  13. Tangier
  14. Wachapreague

Unincorporated Communities

  1. Atlantic
  2. Bayside
  3. Bobtown
  4. Boston
  5. Captains Cove
  6. Cats Bridge
  7. Deep Creek
  8. Gargatha
  9. Greenbackville
  10. Greenbush
  11. Harborton
  12. Horntown
  13. Lee Mont
  14. Makemie Park
  15. Mappsburg
  16. Mappsville
  17. Metompkin
  18. Modest Town
  19. Nelsonia
  20. New Church
  21. Oak Hall
  22. Pastoria
  23. Pungoteague
  24. Quinby
  25. Sanford
  26. Savage Town
  27. Savageville
  28. South Chesconessex
  29. Tasley
  30. Temperanceville
  31. Wattsville
  32. Whitesville