Virginia, Fluvanna County Colbert Funeral Home Records, 1929-1976 is a free collection at FamilySearch for images of Funeral home records from Fluvanna County, Virginia & surrounding counties. Records from 1973-1976 have not been indexed.

[su_heading size=”18″]What Can I Learn from Virginia Burial Records[/su_heading]

“Information on the deceased included in the funeral ledger are:

  • Name and age
  • Death date and place
  • Residence
  • Burial date and place
  • Birth date and place
  • Name of informant
  • Name of Spouse or Widow
  • Date and place of funeral
  • Date and place of burial”

“Record may also include deceased’s:

  • Father’s name and birthplace
  • Mother’s name, including maiden name, and birthplace
  • Religious preference”


[su_heading size=”18″]How Can Burial Records Help Me Find Other Records?[/su_heading]

With Virginia burial records information you can:

  • Use the spouse’s name to search for marriage records

  • Use the residence to search for land, tax, and court records

  • Look for the deceased person or parents in the state or federal census and put an entire family together

  • Use the person’s age or birth date and residence from census to search for birth records

  • Search for the person, spouse, parents, and witnesses in local city directories and extract any information the city directory provides

  • Use the person’s age to estimate draft registration date and find draft registration records or military service records

  • Extract surviving family member information from death records and research each family member


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