Marshall - The has a research library with collections of noted historians and materials from the Afro-American Historical Association. If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic webpage-making skills, consider joining us! The above works are compilations of colonial Virginia records that offer many references to colonial Virginians. Lists of heads of families entered in state enumerations in 1782, 1783, 1784, and 1785, used to replace the 1790 federal census records for Virginia, which are missing. Records include indexes, burial records, deed books, and plot books. Searching for slave ancestors always requires a thorough investigation of the white slaveowning family in all records. Richmond - The offers conferences, publications and the Virginia Institute of Genealogical Research.
A few records are available online, but you will probably have to visit the Library at some point in your research. A few records may be earlier or later. It should be noted, however, that the principal center for genealogical research in Virginia is the , located in Richmond at 800 East Broad Street. Do you suspect that your family roots extend into Virginia? Historical Records Survey of Virginia. Bedford - The has a Records Room open weekdays to the public.
It provides access to a database of information on over six hundred individuals. The genealogy then deals with the descendants of David and Hannah Morrison Shanks of Amsterdam, Botetourt County, Virginia, the second son of said Thomas. Off to War, the Virginia Volunteers in the War with Mexico, or Fuera de Guerra, la Virginia Volentarios en la Guerra con Mexico. If so, you'll be amazed that two of the nation's foremost genealogical resource centers are in Richmond — the and the. Contains information about units; not a roster. Get the details on our.
At the time of emancipation, slaves adopted surnames. Index to Mexican War Pension Files. Marion - The has a collection of photographs and manuscripts as well as exhibits highlighting unique periods of the Central Virginia Charlottesville - has a research library with more than 2,000 books and periodicals, photographs, manuscripts, maps, and other publications relating to the history of the community. See Eastern Shore King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Stafford, Westmoreland Counties. C5 1952 Clemens, William Montgomery. The birthplace or residence of the deceased is not indicated.
Below is a list of our recommended online resources. Heads of families at the first census of the United States taken in the year 1790. Those county sites can be found in the list of links to the right. An introduction explaining how the list was compiled, a statistical tabulation, and the descriptions of the types of casualties incurred are also included. Telephone: 757-393-0241 Hill House Powhatan County Powhatan Historical Society The Old Jail Powhatan Courthouse Old Buckingham Road P.
Virginia genealogies along and near the lower Rappahannock River, 1607-1799 : Allen, Buckner, Carter, Harrow, Jackson, Kellum, Long, Miles, Montgomery, Morton, Page, Reade, Roy, Tankersley, Thornley, and Wilson. Besides the rich history, also provided for the genealogists are family genealogies, biographies of important people, and marriage records covering the early years of existence of the county. E263 V8 E232 1989 v. The musuem and research library offers a number of online resources to help with your research. Gum Springs - The spotlights the oldest African-American community in Fairfax County. Index to Virginia estates, 1800-1865. We'll be happy to help your families' obituaries, news items and other historical data find a home here at Virginia Genealogy Trails, where it will remain free for all to view.
There are no records prior to 1853 and there was no law for the registration of births and deaths between 1896 and June 14, 1912. Individual names are also indexed. The 76 pages of the manuscript take some of the descendants of Sebastian and Susanna Fisher into the 20th century. The has microfilm copies of the compiled service records for Virginians in Confederate forces during the Civil War. Of particular interest for genealogical research can be found at Other Genealogy Resources in Virginia Ethnic Features Blue Ridge Highlands Hillsville - The has an extensive archive and reference section for genealogists. See Eastern Shore King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Stafford, Westmoreland Counties.
This is a selective list of some of the more important Virginia family histories or collective genealogies in the U. Records to use in order to find a slave mother are census records for 1870, birth records after 1853 , and marriage records after 1865. The Virginia Office of Vital Records is not associated with any web site or addresses promoting genealogy. Index to obituary notices in the Religious Herald, Richmond, Virginia, 1828-1938; v. Local court and church records must be searched in any quest for complete genealogical information about a given family. From 1896 to 1912, there was no statewide recording of births and deaths. See also: Cumulative Index to the Confederate Veteran Ref.