Virginia Guided Research

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Birth

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• 1854-2014: Virginia, Birth and Delayed Birth Records at Ancestry ($)



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• 1580s-1990s: Virginia Birth Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917
Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913
Virginia, Richmond City Birth Index, 1870-1912
Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007
Virginia, Petersburg, Gillfield Baptist Church Record, 1827-1906



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Marriage

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• 1600s-1990s: Virginia Marriage Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940
Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988
Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943
Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938
Virginia, Surry County Marriage Records, 1735-1950
Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007
Virginia, Petersburg, Gillfield Baptist Church Record, 1827-1906
Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935



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• 1936-2014: Virginia, Marriage Records at Ancestry ($)



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Death

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• 1912-2014: Virginia, Death Records at Ancestry ($)



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• 1800s-1990s: Virginia Death Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912
Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987
Virginia, African-American Funeral Programs, 1935-2009
Virginia, Fluvanna County Colbert Funeral Home Records, 1929-1976
Virginia, Jewish Cemetery Records Index, ca. 1800-1986
Virginia, Lynchburg, Diuguid Funeral Home records, 1820-1971
Virginia, Winchester, Evening Star Obituaries, 1899-1909
Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007
Virginia, Petersburg, Gillfield Baptist Church Record, 1827-1906
United States Social Security Death Index
Find A Grave Index
BillionGraves Index
GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014



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