Sheriff History

1669-1679: Hermanus Wiltbank 1861-1862: William F. Jones
1679-1684: John Vines 1862-1864: Aaron B. Marvel
1684-1686: John Hill 1864-1866: James H. Russell
1686-1688: Francis Cornwell 1866-1868: George W. Willin
1688-1689: Jonathon Bailey 1868-1870: Samuel H. Layton
1690-1694: William Rodney 1870-1872: Josiah P. Marvel
1693-1696: John Hill 1872-1874: Eli R. Sharp
1696-1700: William Dyre 1875-1876: William Gray
1700-1702: John Stewart 1876-1878: Beniah M. Truitt
1702-1703: Johnathan Bailey 1878-1880: Jospeh Ellis
1703-1705: Luke Watson 1880-1882: Samuel J. Martin
1705-1708: Thomas Fenwick 1882-1884: Isaac Wootten
1708-1719: Samuel Rowland 1884-1884: Tomas B. Windsor
1719-1720: John Hepburn 1884-1886: John W. Short
1720-1724: John Jacobs 1886-1888: Charles T. Purnell
1724-1736: Ryves Holt 1888-1890: James W. Ward
1736-1742: John Shankland 1890-1892: Alfred B. Robinson
1742-1745: Peter Hall 1892-1894: John H. Truitt
1745-1748: William Shankland 1894-1896: Joseph D. Truxton
1748-1750: Peter Clowes 1896-1898: John H. Johnson
1750-1754: William Shankland 1898-1901: Robert Short
1754-1758: Jacob Kollock 1901-1903: Peter J. Hart
1758-1760: John Rodney 1903-1905: John R. Steele
1760-1763: Jospeh Shankland 1905-1907: Elijah C. Lynch
1763-1765: Daniel Nunez, Jr. 1907-1909: Thomas B. Pritchett
1765-1770: Rhodes Shankland 1909-1910: Jospeh B. West
1770-1771: Boaz Manlove 1911-1912: George Buell
1772-1773: Peter Robinson 1913-1914: James P. Dukes
1773-1776: Boaz Manlove 1915-1916: Jacob West
1776-1779: Dorman Lofland 1917-1918: Joseph M. Donoway
1779-1784: Luke Watson 1919-1920: William O. Johnson
1784-1786: Cord Hazzard 1921-1922: William L. McIllvain
1786-1788: Peter T. Wright 1923-1924: James H. Philips
1788-1788: Rhodes Shankland 1925-1926: Harry W. Johnson
1788-1792: Thomas Evans 1927-1928: William G. Bryan
1792-1795: Thomas Laws 1929-1930: Bud Coy
1795-1800: Seth Griffith 1931-1932: Lorenzo W. Brittingham
1800-1802: Kendall Batson 1933-1936: Robert Clendaniel
1802-1805: George Robinson 1937-1938: Harley J. Conaway
1805-1809: David Owens 1939-1940: Edward J. Suthard
1809-1811: William B. Cooper 1941-1942: Eli F. Pepper
1811-1814: William Burton 1943-1944: Daniel J. Short
1814-1817: John Robinson 1944-1946: Lannes W. Marvel
1817-1820: Purnell Tindell 1949-1950: John L. Cannon
1820-1821: William Ellegood 1951-1952: Reuber L. Savage
1821-1823: Levin Stewart 1953-1954: Arthur Lee Pittard
1823-1826: James Maull 1955-1956: Frank T. Dickerson
1826-1829: John Collins 1957-1958: Walter L. Conoway
1829-1832: Purnell Johnson 1959-1960: Horace W. Mills
1832-1834: Warren Jefferson 1961-1962: Harry G. McAllister
1834-1836: George Frame 1963-1964: Fred Ward
1836-1838: Purnell Johnson 1964-1966: Paul H. Bryan
1838-1840: William O. Redden 1967-1968: Edward Conoway
1840-1842: James Steel 1969-1970: Earl M. Steele
1842-1844: Thomas W. Records 1971-1972: Stephen E. Rogers
1844-1846: David R. Smith 1973-1974: Ray Elliot
1846-1848: John West 1975-1976: Eugene J. Mills
1848-1850: Roger Adams 1977-1978: Stephen E. Rogers
1850-1852: Philip C. Jones 1979-1980: Ray Elliot
1852-1854: George P. White 1981-1982: Charles W. Steele, Jr.
1854-1856: John D. Rodney 1983-1984: Stephen E. Rogers
1856-1858: Charles Stockley 1985-1994: William L. Jones
1858-1860: William Lofland 1995-1998: Charles P. Spicer, Jr.
1860-1861: William F. Jones 1999-2006: Robert L. Reed
1861-1861: Philip C. Jones 2007-2010: Eric Swanson
  2011-Present: Jeffrey S. Christopher