This is a list of online Virginia Genealogy Collections at FamilySearch.

 

Included are Virginia birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, former slave records, freedmen records, pension records, military records and more. We’ll continue to add more Virginia collections available online at FamilySearch. If you’re looking for onsite collections, visit their website & catalog.

 

These collections are all free to search. Due to contractual obligations, you’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to search some of these records. It’s easy to register for a free account at FamilySearch. If you follow the link and find the record is locked, login to FamilySearch on your computer and this may unlock the collection.

 

 

 

 

How to View the Collections

  1. Some links take you straight to the collection.

  2. Other links take you to a catalog description page where you will have to select the link.

    • Look for a camera icon and select that icon

    • or look for red print and select “here”

  3. If there is a key icon FamilySearch key icon over camera icon above the camera, this collection may be digitized and online, but you will either have to be signed in to your account at FamilySearch or they may need to be viewed at your local family history center or affiliate library. Find the nearest viewing center near you.

  4. In a few cases, the collection may be in queue to be digitized and you’ll need to check back at a later date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

Virginia Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

 

Birth records

Birth indexes

 

Image only birth records

 

Marriage Records

Marriage indexes

 

Image only marriage records

 

Divorce Records

Death Records

Death indexes

 

Image only death records

 

Cemeteries

 

Funeral Homes

 

Obituaries

 

Wills & Probate

 

 

 

 

Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Virginia Residence Records

 

Census

 

Directories

Emigration, Immigration, Other Migration

Land & Property

 

Maps, Almanacs & Gazetteers

 

Naturalization & Citizenship

Indexed records

 

 

Passenger Lists

 

Passport

 

 

Pension

 

Taxation

 

 

Voting

 

 

Workhouses / Poorhouses / Soldier Homes

 

 

 

 

Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

Virginia Military Records

 

 

Colonial Period, ca. 1600-1775

 

French and Indian War, 1755-1763

 

Indian Wars

 

Revolutionary War, 1775-1783

 

War of 1812

Mexican War, 1846-1848

 

Civil War, 1861-1865

 

World War I, 1914-1918

Indexed WWI records

 

Image only WWI records

 

World War II, 1939-1945

 

Korean War

 

Veterans, Pensions

 

 

 

 

Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Daily Life Records

 

Alumni, Schools, & Yearbooks

 

Bible Records

 

Bibliography

 

Biography

 

Buildings & Dwellings

 

Business Records & Commerce

Centennial Celebrations

 

Church

Church Records

 

Church History

 

Colonization

 

Court

 

Description & Travel

 

Employment

 

Ethnic & Minorities

 

African American

 

Japanese American

 

Jewish

 

Native American

 

Minorities

 

Employees & Officials

 

 

Genealogy

 

Government & Legal

 

Government & Politics

 

Heraldry

 

Historical Geography

 

History

 

History – Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

 

History – Revolution, 1775-1783

 

Libraries, Museums, & Archives

 

Magazines & Periodicals

 

Medical

 

Names & Surnames

 

Newspapers

 

Postal and Shipping

 

Public Records

 

Prison

Religion / Religious Life

 

Slavery & Bondage

 

Social Life & Customs

 

 

 

 

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