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State Resources for Virginia

 Resources: Virginia

  • Books in the on-line Library of Congress catalog with the subject "Virginia--genealogy."
  • genealog.vital-va: Where to write for Virginia vital records, Virginia genealogical and historical societies, the state archives, and newspaper genealogical columns
  • genealog.virgenr1: Information (from 1991) about Virginia Genealigical Research Bulletin Board System, with informationa about some Virginia genealogical societies, etc. Or check Virginia Vital Records Information for more current info on where to write for vital records.

    Other Virginia Genealogy and History Pages

  • Linkpendium Virginia County Links
  • Virginia Resources at Rootsweb:
  • Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet - U.S. - Virginia
  • The Virginia GenWeb Project
  • Virginia historical links on Yahoo
  • A Guide to Virginia Genealogy Resources from GeneaSearch

    General Resources

  • USGenWeb Archives: Virginia
  • LDS Research Outline for Virginia
  • Virginia Family History Centers
  • From
  • The USGenWeb Census Project: Virginia
  • 1790/1800 County Tax Lists of Virginia
  • Newberry Library's Virginia Genealogy
  • The Guide to Historic Virginia
  • The Virginia Newspaper Project
  • Colonial Money of Virginia
  • Introduction to Virginia Land History
  • Early Virginia Rent Rolls
  • Stories and Oddities from around Virginia
  • Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations From the Revolution Through the Civil War
  • Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish in Virginia
  • Census Online: Virginia
  • NEIC: Earthquake History of Virginia
  • Virginia Hurricane History
  • Virginia Tornadoes, 1950-1995
  • Leaf of Gold: Tobacco in Colonial America
  • Genealogy and History of the Eastern Shore (GHOTES) of Virginia
  • Virginia's Covered Bridges
  • Virginia Visions: The History of Virginia
  • Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness
  • Genealogy Helplist
  • Ghost Towns of Virginia
  • Virginia Civilian Conservation Corps camps
  • New River Valley Historical Notes
  • Delegates to the Constitutional Convention
  • Early Virginia Religious Petitions
  • HistoryPoint - The rich history of Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, and Westmoreland in VA
  • Virginia Postal History
  • Virginia Bibliography - United States and Worldwide Postal History
  • Historical Newspaper Index Fairfax City Public Library
  • Virginia Highway Tidbits
  • New River Notes Historical Sketches of Southwest Virginia

    Archives, Libraries and Special Collections

  • The Library of Virginia
  • Leslie Brock Center for the Study of Colonial Currency
  • Chesapeake and Ohio Historical Society Archives
  • The Museum of Culpeper History
  • Eastern Shore of Virginia Public Library Genealogy Works
  • Fairfax City Regional Library - Virginia Room
  • Frontier Culture Museum
  • Virginiana Room, Hampton Public Library
  • Leesburg: The Thomas Balch Local History & Genealogy Library
  • Special Collections at James Madison University
  • George Mason University: Special Collections and Archives
  • Virginia Military Institute Archives
  • Monticello The Home of Thomas Jefferson
  • The Claude Moore Colonial Farm Park at Turkey Run
  • Appalachian History Resources at Virginia Tech
  • Afro-American Sources in Virginia: Guide to Manuscripts
  • Recent Acquisitions in African-American History, University of Virginia
  • Laura Virginia Hale Archives Warren Heritage Society
  • Special Collections at Washington and Lee University including the genealogy resources!
  • History Museum and Historical Society of Western Virginia
  • Special Collections at the College of William and Mary


  • The Tombstone Transcription Project
  • Cemetery Records Online
  • The Virginia Political Graveyard
  • Find A Grave
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Cemeteries of Fairfax County, Virginia
  • Old Soldiers Cemetery, Mount Jackson
  • Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Petersburg National Battlefield

    Ethnic and Religious

  • Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project
  • Researching Native American Genealogy
  • History of the Cherokee
  • Cherokee History up to the Trail of Tears and through the present
  • The Monacan Indians of Amherst County
  • A Brief History of the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation

    Local History and Information

  • Virginia Black History Archives
  • Historic Alexandria
  • The Diocese of Alexandria The History of the Diocese
  • Amelia's History
  • Arlington County History
  • A brief history of Arlington County, Virginia
  • Valley of the Shadow - Augusta County, Virginia and Franklin County, Pennsylvania in the American Civil War
  • 1860 Augusta County Census
  • Blacksburg Bicentennial History
  • Bland County History Archives
  • Genealogy requests from The Mountain Laurel in the Blue Ridge
  • Charlottesville Archive
  • History of Colonial Beach
  • Danville VA Historic Walking Tours
  • Falls Church History
  • Tithables in Fauquier County, 1759
  • Floyd County History and Facts
  • History of Fluvanna County, VA
  • 1860 Franklin County Census
  • Beyond Germanna
  • Germanna Colony History
  • Grayson County Virginia History
  • History of Hanover County
  • Independence Virginia History
  • Isle of Wight County, 1608-1907
  • Virtual Jamestown
  • Rediscovering Jamestown
  • A Brief History of Jamestown
  • Kellytown Oral History
  • Baptist Church Records, 1774-1785, upper King and Queen County
  • Leesburg: Real History, Real Close
  • Loudoun County History
  • Louisa Historical Notes
  • History of Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Middleburg Town History
  • Mulberry Island Project 1607-2007
  • New Kent County Virginia History
  • Norton History
  • Occoquan History
  • Town of Orange History
  • Petersburg History
  • Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation
  • Remembering Our Heritage - Powhatan, Virginia
  • A History of Roanoke County
  • A History of Salem, Virginia
  • Saltville Stories
  • The History of the Town of Stanley
  • Strasburg Town History
  • Vienna Town History
  • A History of Vinton
  • Colonial Williamsburg

    Mailing lists

  • Virginia Mailing Lists
  • VA-ROOTS, and its archived messages
  • VA-HIST and its archived messages

    Maps and Gazetteers

  • USGS/GNIS Database of Virginia locations
  • Virginia from Color Landform Atlas of the United States
  • Virginia Profiles: Interactive county maps
  • Interactive Virginia county maps
  • Pam Rietsch's 1895 U.S. Atlas


    American Revolution

  • 2d Virginia Regiment
  • The History of The Fifth Virginia Regiment of the American Revolution
  • Gaskins' Virginia Battalion Continental Line of Virginia, 1781

    Civil War

  • Buchanan County Civil War Site
  • Russell County, Virginia: 1860-1865

    Message Boards

  • Civil War, Virginia RootsWeb
  • Virginia Civil War Message Board

    Civil War Battles

  • Guide to Virginia's Civil War Battlefields and Sites
  • Civil War Sites in Virginia
  • Virginia Civil War Map of Battles
  • Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse

    Civil War Units

  • Union Regimental Index: Virginia
  • Civil War Virginians of the Allegheny Highlands
  • First Virginia Volunteers Battalion Armory
  • First Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Co. D the Old Dominion Guard
  • 1st Virginia Infantry Company H
  • 1st Regiment of Virginia Volunteers, Company H Richmond Grays
  • 4th Virginia Cavalry
  • The 4th Virginia Infantry Stonewall Brigade
  • 4th Virginia Infantry, Company F
  • 5th Virginia Volunteer Cavalry
  • The 5th Virginia Infantry
  • 5th Virginia, Company A Marion Rifles
  • 5th Regiment, Virginia Volunteer Infantry, Company G The Staunton Rifles
  • 7th Virginia Volunteers
  • 7th Regiment Virginia Volunteers
  • 7th Virginia, Company A The Richardson Guards
  • 7th Virginia Infantry, Co. D
  • 7th Virginia Infantry Co. F
  • 8th Va Inf.
  • Ninth Virginia Regiment of Cavalry
  • 9th Virginia Cavalry B Company
  • 9th VA Cavalry, Company B (Dismounted)
  • Company A, 9th Virginia Infantry
  • The 9th Regiment Virginia Infantry, Company "B" The Baltimore Artillery
  • Company G, 9th Va. Infantry Portsmouth Rifles
  • 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment Companies A-L
  • The Rockingham Rifles 10th Virginia Infantry, Company B
  • 10th Virginia, Co. H
  • 11th Virginia Cavalry Regt. Company F
  • 11th Virginia Infantry, Company G Lynchburg Home Guard
  • 12th Virginia Infantry, Company B Petersburg Grays
  • 14th Virginia Cavalry Regiment, Co. "G"
  • 15th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Cavalry
  • The 16th Virginia Volunteer Infantry
  • 17th Virginia Cavalry, Company F
  • Seventeenth Virginia Infantry, CSA Company D, Fairfax Rifles
  • 17th Virginia Infantry, Company G
  • 18th Virginia Cavalry
  • 18th Virginia Company B
  • F Company, 21st Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry Jackson's Foot Cavalry
  • The Twenty-Third Regiment of Virginia Volunteer Infantry, Companies A-K
  • 25th Virginia Infantry Company B, The Upshur Grays
  • 28th Virginia Infantry Co. C Craig Mountain Boys
  • Documents of the 31st Regiment (CSA)
  • 33d Virginia Volunteers
  • Emerald Guard Company E 33rd Virginia Regiment
  • Co. H, 33rd Virginia Infantry Regiment Page Greys
  • 34th Battalion of Virginia Cavalry Witcher's Nighthawks
  • 35th Battalion Virginia Cavalry White's Battalion
  • 37th Battalion Virginia Cavalry Dunn's Battalion
  • The 41st Virginia Cockade Cadets
  • 42nd Virginia Infantry Regiment Company I, Campbell Guards
  • 43d Virginia Volunteer Cavalry
  • Mosby's Rangers A Record of the Operations of the Forty-Third Battalion of Virginia Cavalry
  • 43rd Battalion of Virginia Cavalry, Co. "A"
  • 43rd Virginia Cavalry, Company A Mosby's Regulars
  • Forty-fifth Virginia Infantry
  • 46th Virginia Infantry, Co. F Eastern Shore Refugees
  • 47th VA Infantry Company I, Stafford Guards
  • Company I, 47th Virginia Infantry
  • 48th Virginia Infantry
  • 51st Virginia Infantry Regiment
  • 53rd Virginia Infantry, Company K Charles City Southern Guards
  • 54th Virginia Infantry
  • 55th Virginia Infantry Regt.
  • Company F, 55th Virginia Volunteer Infantry
  • 56th Virginia Inf., Co. E Ebenezer Greys
  • 57th Virginia Infantry, Company E


  • U.S. Military Personnel who died in the Korean War
  • Vietnam Conflict Casualty List


  • Detroit Publishing Company Photographs from Virginia
  • Old Photograph Archive of The Mountain Laurel
  • VAGenWeb Photo Album

    Societies, Historical and Genealogical

  • Virginia Genealogical Society
  • Virginia Historical Society
  • Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia

    Vital Records

  • Virginia Office of Vital Statistics
  • Virginia Vital Records from VitalChek
  • Virginia Vital Records Information from Elizabeth T. Orsay


  • Ancestor Publishers
  • Bryn Ffyliaid Publications
  • The Donning Company Publishers
  • Family Tree Bookshop
  • Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.
  • The Gregath Publishing Company
  • Higginson Book Company
  • Hunt Multimedia Genealogy
  • Iberian Publishing Company
  • Picton Press
  • SK Publications Virginia Census Books and CDs
  • Richmond Virginia

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    August 05, 2014 03:23 PM



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