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Virginia State Vital Records

Virginia State Vital Records Office
Virginia Department of Health
P.O. Box 1000
Richmond, VA 23208-1000
Records include birth, marriage, and death records since January 1853. Records from 1896 to June 14, 1912, are only available for the following cities: Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, and Richmond. Divorce records are available from January 1918.

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Virginia Family Histories Pre 1600 to 1900

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Awesome Genealogy Transcribed Databases

Accessions to the Presbytery of Hanover, Virgnia from 1760 - 1788.
Accessions to the Presbytery of Abingdon, Virginia from 1760 - 1788.
Virginia Muster in Basses Choyse, 1625.
Virginia Muster in Newportes Newes, 1625.
Virginia Muster in Wariscoyack, 1625.
Early Immigrants to Virginia 1623-1666
List of Names of the Living in West and Sherlow Hundred Virginia, February the 16, 1623
List of Names of the Living in Jordans Jorney Virginia, February the 16, 1623
List of Names of the Living in Flourdien Hundred Virginia, February the 16, 1623
List of Names of the Living in Colledg Land Virginia, February the 16, 1623
List of Names of the Living in Neck of Land Virginia, February the 16, 1623

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Virginia, 1600s-1800s Vital Records 1
Virginia Colonial Records, 1600s-1800s
Virginia,1700s-1900s Land, Marriage,& Probate Recs
Virginia Family Histories 1, pre-1600 to 1900s
Virginia Family Histories 2, 1600s-1800s
Virginia Family Histories 3, 1600s-1800s
Virginia Family Histories 4, 1600s-1800s
Virginia in the Revolution and War of 1812
Virginia Historical Index
Virginia 1910 U.S. Federal Census Index

Maps

Augusta Co., Virginia, 1886
Amherst Co., Virginia, 1867
Virginia, 1828 and 1859
Albemarle Co., Virginia, 1787
Carolinas and Virginia, 1663-1729

Articles

NGS Conference in Richmond, Virginia
Letter to the Editor: Richmond, Virginia
Virginia-Tennessee Boundary
Virginia Beach Library Firebombed
Census Microfilm Records: Virginia, 1850
Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus
Virginia Colonial Records, 1600s-1700s (CD 503)
TMG Classes in Virginia
Library of Virginia Site
Grants to the London and Plymouth Companies of Virginia, 1606, and Council
Battle of Bull Run, Virginia, 1861
Battlefield of Manassas, Virginia
DNA Study Proves Descent from Thomas Wingfield of York River, Virginia
Ancestry.com Launches New Images Online With Posting of Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly
1790 and 1800 County Tax Lists of Virginia Online
Genealogical Records: Early West Virginia and Kentucky Settlers (2 CDs)

Databases

Virginia Soldiers of 1776, Vol. 1
Virginia Early Quaker Records
Virginia Immigrants, 1623-66
Virginia Marriages before 1824
Virginia Marriages to 1800
Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850
Scots-Irish in Virginia, Vol. 1
Scots-Irish in Virginia, Vol. 2
Scots-Irish in Virginia, Vol. 3
Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War
Virginia Apprentices, 1623-1800
Hopewell, Virginia Memberships, 1759-76
Virginia Colonial Records
Virginia Navy in the Revolution
Virginia Revolutionary War Records
Virginia Census, 1800-90
Virginia Huguenot Refugees, 1700
Early Immigrants to Virginia from the 1500s and 1600s
Virginia 1910 Census Miracode Index
Virginia County Records, Volume VI
Virginia County Records, Volume VII
Virginia County Records, Volume IX
Virginia County Records, Volume X

Frederick County, Virginia Hopewell Friends History

Pittsylvania County, Virginia History

Spotsylvania, Virginia County Records, 1721-1800

Prospect Hill Cemetery Inscriptions, Front Royal, Virginia

Charles Parish Records, York County, Virginia, 1648-1789

Prince William County, Virginia Births, 1853-77

Prince William County, Virginia Births, 1878-96

Prince William County, Virginia Deaths, 1853-96

Prince Edward County, Virginia Deaths, 1862-79

Prince Edward County, Virginia Deaths, 1880-96

Alleghany County, Virginia Births, 1853-96

New Kent County, Virginia Land Tax Records, 1782

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1894-96

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1888-90

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1891-93

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1885-87

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1857-59

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1853-56

Floyd County, Virginia Deaths, 1853-82

Floyd County, Virginia Deaths, 1883-96

Floyd County, Virginia Births, 1873-79

Albemarle, Virginia Record of Families, 1744-1890

Floyd County, Virginia Births, 1880-84

Norfolk County, Virginia Will Abstracts, 1710-53

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1860-65

Prince William County, Virginia Wills, Part 1, 1734-1925

Prince William County, Virginia Wills, Part 2, 1734-1920

Prince Edward County, Virginia Births, 1862-96

Pulaski County, Virginia Births, 1853-93

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1866-84

Princess Anne County, Virginia Births, 1881-96

Princess Anne County, Virginia Births, 1853-80

Virginia Marriages, 1851-1929

Kingston Parish, Virginia Register, 1749-1827

Craig County, Virginia Births, 1853-96

Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds, 1786-1858

Virginia Colonial Soldiers

Charlotte County, Virginia Births, 1883-96

Charlotte County, Virginia Births, 1875-78

Essex County, Virginia Marriages, 1655-1900

Charlotte County, Virginia Births, 1879-82

St. Peter's, Virginia Parish Records, 1680-1787

Washington County, Virginia Deaths, 1886-96

Mecklenburg, Virginia Marriages, 1765-1810

Washington County, Virginia Deaths, 1853-85

Henry County, Virginia Marriages, 1778-1849

Clarke County, Virginia Deaths, 1853-96

Craig County, Virginia Deaths, 1853-96

Culpeper County, Virginia Deaths, 1880-96

Greene County, Virginia Births, 1888-96

Greene County, Virginia Births, 1879-87

Smyth County, Virginia Births, 1885-96

Greene County, Virginia Births, 1853-71

Greene County, Virginia Births, 1872-78

Clarke County, Virginia Births, 1878-96

Virginia County Records Surname Index

Richmond, Virginia Newspaper Obituaries, 1804-38

Smyth County, Virginia Births, 1879-84

Christ Church Parish, Virginia Records, 1653-1812

Smyth County, Virginia Births, 1875-78

Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1875-78

Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1872-77

Albemarle County, Virginia Births, 1890-96

Christ Church Parish, Virginia Deaths, 1653-1812

Virginia Heraldica

Albemarle County, Virginia Births, 1886-89

Accomack County, Virginia Births, 1893-96

Accomack County, Virginia Births, 1882-92

Accomack County, Virginia Births, 1878-81

Accomack County, Virginia Births, 1874-77

Chesterfield County, Virginia Deaths, 1889-96

Christ Church Parish, Virginia Births, 1653-1812

Christ Church Parish, Virginia Marriages, 1653-1812

Accomack County, Virginia Births, 1866-73

Amelia County, Virginia Births, 1853-96

Accomack County, Virginia Births, 1853-65

Augusta County, Virginia Births, 1888-96

Augusta County, Virginia Births, 1880-87

Augusta County, Virginia Births, 1876-79

Augusta County, Virginia Births, 1862-75

Chesterfield County, Virginia Deaths, 1882-88

Richmond, Virginia City Directories, 1889-90

Alexandria County, Virginia Births, 1865-96

Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1892-96

Alexandria County, Virginia Births, 1853-59

Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1887-91

Virginia Marriages, 1851-1900

Floyd County, Virginia Births, 1853-73

Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1860-72

Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1883-86

Rockingham County, Virginia Deaths, 1886-95

Virginia Old Churches, Vol. 1

Rockingham County, Virginia Deaths, 1878-85

Virginia Colonial Militia, 1651-1776

Virginia Old Churches, Vol. 2

Rockingham County, Virginia Deaths, 1862-77

Norfolk, Virginia Directories, 1888-91

Rockingham County, Virginia Deaths, 1853-61

Brunswick County, Virginia Births, 1880-96

Virginia Biographical Encyclopedia

Caroline County, Virginia Births, 1881-96

Brunswick County, Virginia Births, 1874-79

Brunswick County, Virginia Births, 1865-73

Brunswick County, Virginia Births, 1853-62

Charlotte County, Virginia Births, 1860-74

Caroline County, Virginia Births, 1870-1880

Shenandoah County, Virginia Births, 1853-71

Washington County, Virginia Births, 1889-96

Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Births, 1853-96

Caroline County, Virginia Births, 1859-68 (except 1863)

Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills, 1654-1800

Danville, Virginia Directories, 1888-93

Shenandoah County, Virginia Births, 1891-96

Shenandoah County, Virginia Births, 1878-90

Shenandoah County, Virginia Births, 1872-77

Bland County, Virginia Births: 1861-96

Powhatan County, Virginia Births, 1853-96

Botetourt County, Virginia Births, 1885-96

Bath County, Virginia Births: 1853-96

Rockingham County, Virginia Census, 1900

Frederick County Virginia Birth Records, 1855-96

Shenandoah County, Virginia Wills, 1771-91

Virginia, Prominent Families, Vol. 1-4

Lunenburg County, Virginia Marriage Bonds, 1763-1821

Shenandoah County, Virginia, Cemetery Records, Vol. 1 (Woodstock)

Highland County Virginia Birth Records, 1853 - 1896

Page County, Virginia, Cemetery Records, Vol. I (Luray Cemetery)

James City County Virginia Birth Records, 1853-96

Isle of Wight County Virginia Birth Records, 1867-96

Culpeper County, Virginia Deaths, 1854 - 1879

Valentine Papers (Virginia), Vol. 1-4, 1864-1908

Hanover County Virginia Birth Records, 1853 - 1896

Mecklenburg County Virginia Birth Records, 1866-85

Genealogical and Historical Notes on Culpeper County, Virginia

Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly

Annals of Henrico Parish, Diocese of Virginia, 1611-1884

Virginia County Records: Westmoreland County, Volume I

Family History Centers

What is a Family History Center?
Family History Centers are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Centers provide access to many of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help you identify your ancestors.

Location and Hours
There are more than 3,400 centers worldwide. To find a Family History Center near you, see the list of addresses below.
Before you visit, you should contact the center to verify when it is open.

Services
Staff members will show you around the center, answer some research questions (research expertise in each center varies), help you use center resources, and order microfilms and microfiche from the Family History Library.
Many centers offer classes on different genealogical research topics.

Resources
Most centers have a computer with FamilySearch, which helps you search for information about your ancestors. FamilySearch includes Family History Library Catalog, International Genealogical Index, Ancestral File, Social Security Death Index, Scottish Church Records and the United States Military Index
Most also have Personal Ancestral File, a computer program that allows you to organize your family history information.
Most centers also have a variety of resource files, microfilms, microfiche and published material such as genealogies, histories, gazetteers, atlases and maps at your disposal.

Family History Centers Near You

Other Resources

Information about state archives and libraries:

Write to:
Virginia State Libraries and Archives
11th Street at Capitol Square
Richmond, VA 23219-3419
Telephone: (804) 692-3500
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00-5:00, closed Sundays and legal holidays
Records include maps, photographs, manuscripts, newspapers, court records, land records, tax records, and books.

Information about state genealogical societies:

Write to:
Genealogist Research Institute of Virginia
P.O. Box 29178
Richmond, VA 23242-0178
Publication: GRI News 'n Notes

Virginia Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 7469
Richmond, VA 23221
Telephone: (804) 285-8954
Publications: Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter

Virginia Historical Society
P.O. Box 7311
Richmond, VA 23221-0311
Telephone: (804) 358-4901

 

See also: Virginia Genealogy at Live Roots, and Original Virginia Documents

 

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