Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center
|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: Location Map
Address: 20 Boscobel Rd Fredericksburg, VA 22405-1800
- In southern Stafford County near the corner of Brooke Ringgold Roads. The entrance to the Family History Center is at the back of the building across from the satellite dishes. Please ring the doorbell.
- Tuesday: 10:00am-8:30pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am-2:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am-2:00pm
- Friday: 10:00am-3:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am-3:00pm
- Holiday Schedule: FHC closed November 22-24; December 21, 2017 - January 2, 2018
Closed on all Federal holidays. Center may also be closed when Spotsylvania or Stafford County schools are closed due to inclement weather. Please call 540 361-7494 to determine this.
- FamilySearch Catalog: Microfilm and microfiche may be available to be viewed at local Family History Centers.
- Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche previously ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
- Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
- Book Collection: -- The Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center owns about 200 books. The list can be viewed at LibraryThing.com.
Databases and Software
Hardware and Equipment
- 6 computers, 1 microfilm / microfiche scanner / copier, 1 flatbed scanner, 4 microfilm readers and 1 microfiche reader
- Fredericksburg Historic Court Records - "consists of extracts, transcripts and indices of records in repository in the Fredericksburg Circuit Court, Fredericksburg, VA. The information presented by Historic Court Records are primarily extracts of 'loole papers' - the paper trail behind Court Order Book entries... In addition to 'loose paper' records, Historic Court Records also contains a searchable database of early Fredericksburg Land Tax Records." Additional records include Apprenctice Records, Clerk's Order Books, Inquests, Marriage Records and others.
- Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society
Resources for Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Westmoreland County, King George County, Caroline County
- Central Rappahannock Heritage Center: "The Central Rappahannock Heritage Center, Inc. is a non-governmental regional archives dedicated to preserving for research and posterity materials documenting the lives and work of the people."
Fredericksburg area resources online:
- rootsweb.com - Census, Land & Tax Records, Marriage Records, Government & Miscellaneous Lists, Searchable Newspapers Indexes
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
- Falls of the Rappahannock Chapter, Falmouth, Virginia
- Washington-Lewis Chapter Fredericksburg, VA
- Mine Run DAR Chapter
- For help using FamilySearch.org
- Use the Get Help link in the top right corner of the page to access the Help Home page.
- For help using Family Tree, see Tree Training and Family Tree Training Lessons and Videos
Other Virginia Resources
Other local FamilySearch Wiki pages
- Fredericksburg (Independent City)
- King George County
- King George County Genealogy
- Spotsylvania County
- Spotsylvania County Genealogy
- Stafford County
- Stafford County Genealogy
- Westmoreland County
- Westmoreland County, Virginia Reserves (Confederate)
- Caroline County
- Caroline County Genealogy
- Caroline County Cemeteries
- Culpepper County
- Culpepper County Genealogy
- Virginia County Resources
- Virginia Court Records