Culpeper County Research Guide

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Courthouse          Library          Museum          Organizations          Bibliography

Culpeper County Courthouse
135 W. Cameron Street
Culpeper, VA 22701

Phone:  (540) 727-3438

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Copies:  $0.50 per page (most copying is self-service)

Records:  

Births - 1853-1896; 1912-1917
Deaths - 1853-1896; 1912-1917
Marriages - 1781-present
Deeds - 1749-present
Wills - 1749-present (Books G (1814-17) and L&M (1827-1833 are missing)
Chancery Records prior to 1900 have been transferred to the Library of Virginia in Richmond.

Please do not send research requests to the courthouse.  The clerks do not have the resources available to respond. 

 

Culpeper County Library

271 Southgate Shopping Center
Culpeper, VA 22701 

Web Site:  http://tlc.library.net/culpeper/default.asp   (catalog is online)

Phone:  540-825-8691
Fax:  540-825-7486 

Hours:  Monday to Thursday - 10 am to 9 pm
             Friday and Saturday - 10 am to 5 pm
             September thru May:  Sunday - 1 pm to 5 pm

Museum of Culpeper History
Offers informative exhibits and living history programs.  Check their web site for a calendar of events.

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 951
                             Culpeper, VA 22701

Location:  803 S. Main St. (Corner of Main and Mason)

Web Site:  http://www.culpepermuseum.com/

Phone:  Museum: (540) 829-1749
             Office: (540) 829-6434

Hours:  Monday thru Saturday 11AM - 5PM       Special Tours By Appointment

Admission:  FREE - Donations Accepted

While you're there, don't forget to visit the Burgandine House located next to the Museum. 

Hours:  Same as Museum
             Special Tours By Appointment

Admission:  FREE 

Organizations

Culpeper Genealogical Society
Web Site:
  https://sites.rootsweb.com/~vacgs
1117 Virginia Avenue
Culpeper, VA 22701

We have lost our researchers. If you could volunteer please contact us.

We do not have anyone to do research in Culpeper.

 

Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia, Inc.
http://www.germanna.org
Thomas Faircloth, President
P. O. Box 297
Locust Grove, Virginia 22508-0297
E-Mail: [email protected]
Office: 540-423-1700
Fax: 540-423-1747
Visitor Center and Office:  2062 Germanna Highway, Locust Grove, VA 22508 
Open to the Public: Tue - Sat Noon - 5 P.M. 
GERMANNA REUNION: Held each year in July.  Watch the website for information

Brandy Rifles Co. E Camp #1918 - Sons of Confederate Veterans
http://brandyrifles.tripod.com/

Culpeper Minute Men Chapter - Sons of the American Revolution
http://home.earthlink.net/~rschnorf/cmm/index.html

Culpeper Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy

Bibliography

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Abercrombie, Janice L. and Richard Slatten, compilers.  Virginia Publick Claims Culpeper County.  Athens, Georgia:  Iberian Publishing Company, no date.

Blankenbaker, John.  The Culpeper Classes.  Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Privately printed, 1999.

Boyle, Andrew J., (Lieutenant-General Ret.).  The Church in the Fork:  A History of Historic Little Fork Church.  Orange, Virginia:  Green Publishers, Inc., 1983.

Calfee, Berkeley G. (Mrs.).  Confederate  History of Culpeper County.  No date.  Reprint, Culpeper Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1984.

Cruise, M. T. W. (Mrs..) The Truth Is The Light If It's Told In The Dark: A Family History. P. O. Box 208, Dublin, VA 24084, Privately printed, 2007. We are proud to announce this publication by a member of the Culpeper Genealogical Society.

Culpeper Bicentennial 1749-1949 Official Program.

Culpeper County, Virginia 1749-1999 250th Anniversary "A Remembrance"

Culpeper Historical Society.  Historic Culpeper Bicentennial Edition.  Culpeper, Virginia:  Culpeper Historical Society, Inc., 1974.

Davis, Rosalie Edith.  St. Mark's Parish Vestry Book 1730-1785.  Manchester, Missouri:  Privately printed, 1993.

Dorman, John Frederick.  Culpeper County, Virginia Deeds Volume One 1749-1755.  Washington, D.C.:  Privately printed, 1975.

Dorman, John Frederick.  Culpeper County, Virginia Deeds Volume Two 1755-1762.  Washington, D.C.:  Privately printed, 1976.

Dorman, John Frederick.  Culpeper County, Virginia Deeds Volume Three 1762-1765.  Washington, D.C.:  Privately printed, 1979.

Dorman, John Frederick.  Culpeper County, Virginia Deeds Volume Four 1765-1769.  Washington, D.C.:  Privately printed, 1979.

Dorman, John Frederick.  Culpeper County, Virginia Deeds Volume Five 1769-1772.  Falmouth, Virginia:  Privately printed, 1991.

Dorman, John Frederick.  Culpeper County, Virginia Deeds Volume Six 1772-1774.  Falmouth, Virginia:  Privately printed, 1991.

Dorman, John Frederick.  Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book A 1749-1770.  Washington, D.C.:  Privately printed, 1956.

Green, Raleigh Travers, compiler.  Battles in Culpeper County, Virginia, 1861-1865 and other articles by Major Daniel A. Grimsley, of the Sixth Virginia Cavalry.  1900.  Reprint, Orange, Virginia:  Green Publishers, Inc., no date.

Green, Raleigh Travers, compiler.  Genealogical and Historical Notes on Culpeper County, Virginia,  Embracing a Revised and Enlarged Edition of Dr. Philip Slaughter's History of St. Mark's Parish.  1900.  Reprint, Orange, Virginia:  Quality Printing Co., 1989.

Jones, Mary Stevens, compiler and editor.  An 18th Century Perspective:  Culpeper County.  Culpeper, Virginia:  Culpeper Historical Society, Inc., 1976.  

Knorr, Catherine Lindsay.  Marriages of Culpeper County, Virginia 1781-1815, 1954.  Reprint 1982.

Scheel, Eugene M.  Culpeper A Virginia County's History Through 1920.  Orange, Virginia:  Green Publishers, Inc., 1982.

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti and Florene Love.  The 1787 Census of Virginia, Culpeper County.  Springfield, Virginia:  Genealogical Books in Print, 1987.

Slaughter, Philip (Rev.).  History of St. Mark's Parish Culpeper Co., VA.  1877.  Reprint, Baltimore, MD:  Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1998.

Sparacio, Sam and Ruth.  Have abstracted various Culpeper County Records:  Deed 176901796; Wills 1749-1809; Tax Books 1782-1789; Minute Books 1763-1764.  Order from The Antient Press www.antientpress.com/Pages/3clprcty.html

Sutherland, Daniel E.  Seasons of War:  The Ordeal of a Confederate Community 1861-1865.  Baton Rouge, Louisiana:  Louisiana State University Press, 1995.

Thomas, Arthur Dicken, Jr., Ph.D. and Angus McDonald Green editors.  Early Churches of Culpeper County, Virginia:  Colonial and Ante-Bellum Congregations.  Culpeper, Virginia:  Culpeper Historical Society, 1987.

Vogt, John and T. William Kethley, Jr.  Culpeper County Marriages 1780-1853, revised edition with index.  Athens, Georgia:  Iberian Publishing Company, 1986.

Wulfeck, Dorothy Ford.  Culpeper County Virginia Will Books B and C, Court Suites, Loose Papers, Inscriptions.  Privately printed, 1965.

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