Virginia Beach (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1963
Website http://www.vbgov.com/

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The City of Virginia Beach is located on the Eastern seaboard of the Commonwealth of Virginia and more than likely took its name from the Virginia Company of London[1].

Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Virginia Beach Courthouse

For additional records, see Princess Anne County.

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1 January 1963 - Virginia Beach was created from Princess Anne County. [2]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Virginia Beach (Independent City), Virginia online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the City
  • FindAGrave Clicking on Place Name (without the word "cemetery") may list more.
See Virginia Cemeteries for more information.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Court Records[edit | edit source]

  • Creecy, John Harvie. Virginia Antiquary: Princess Anne County Loose Papers 1700 - 1789, Volume 1. Richmond [Virginia]: Dietz Press, c1954.
FHL US/CAN Book 975.551 N2va.
World Vital Records ($).

Directories[edit | edit source]

The following Virginia Beach directories are available online for free at Internet Archive: 196219631964-65 | 19661967 | 1968 | 19691970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 19741975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978-79 | 19801981

Don's List contains Virginia Beach telephone directories for many of the years between 1949 and 1991 - free.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Chesapeake (Independent City)Norfolk (Independent City)Currituck CountyCamden CountyVA VIRGINIA BEACH IND CITY.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources

Probate records[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers
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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Beach,_Virginia
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).