Virginia Genealogical Sources

The Library of Virginia
Virginia Historical Society - Access the on line catalog for books, manuscripts and maps in the society's collection. Also available is information on hours of operation, exhibits, lectures and membership in the society.
Virginia Genealogical Society - Included on the site is information on membership in the Society, publications available for sale, Society projects, upcoming seminars, and the query portion of the Society's newsletter.
Early Virginia Religious Petitions - American Memory Collection, Library of Congress
1790/1800 Land Tax Lists of Virginia - Steve and Bunny Binns
Afro-American Sources in Virginia - A Guide to Manuscripts. Michael Plunkett, Editor, University Press of Virginia. This site is a comprehensive listing and brief description of manuscripts containing information on African-Americans, slaves and freemen, at the Virginia Historical Society.
Virginia Black History Archives - Virginia Commonwealth University. Documents relating to the African-American organizations and individuals in Richmond and central Virginia, including a number of oral histories and Church Archives, are the focus this collection.
Webcats Library Catalogs on the World Wide Web - University of Sasketchawan Libraries.. On-line library catalogs for such libraries as the College of William and Mary, James Madison University, the University of Virginia, etc.
National Union Catalog of Manuscripts Collections. On-line archive catalogs for such repositories as the College of William and Mary, Hampden-Sydney College, Old Dominion, the University of Virginia, etc.
Territorial Maps - American Studies at The University of Virginia
Virginia Historic Buildings - Carolyn Carpenter
Virginia Towns, Cities and Counties Page - VAGenWeb Project
Virginia Church Parishes - USGenWeb Project
Virginia Miscellaneous Information - USGenWeb Project Information on such subjects as early Virginia marriage laws, etc.
Virginia Civil War Query Forum Page - USGenWeb Project
Virginia World War II Casualties -
Virginia Research Room - Lineages, Inc.. Among the information available at this site is "A Brief Documentary History of Virginia" (on-line text of historical documents), the 1704 Quit Rent Rolls, and the 1846 U. S. Postal Guide.
Mike Rice's Genealogists Helplist - A listing of volunteers for research in county court houses and look-ups in published sources.
Virginia Family Reunions. A posting of family reunions to be held in Virginia. Add your family reunion to the list!
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This page was last updated 5/25/2004