Chesapeake Virginia Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 412 Scarborough Dr Chesapeake VA 23322 United States
  • Language:English


  • 1-757-546-1191



Open Hours:    

  • Tuesday/Wednesday 6:30-8:30 pm
  • Thursday: 11am--1pm (by appointment) 1-757-617-6484

This Library is closed on Election Day and all school closings.

Holiday Schedule:

The Library will be closed the week of Thanksgiving and the week of Christmas.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area


  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

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Volunteer at the Center