This site provides transcriptions of probate inventories, wills, and court records. The "Research Papers" section includes essays about "Sexual Misconduct," "Women in the Plymouth Colony, 1633-1668," and "Domestic Violence in the Plymouth Colony."
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Historic sites; Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony); Social life and customs
A probate inventory is a list of possessions recorded after someone dies. The 325 probate inventories in this collection were recorded in the Chesapeake region Maryland and Virginia. These inventories provide valuable insight into a family's daily...
Consumption (Economics); Social life and customs
United States -- Maryland; United States -- Virginia
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