District of Columbia Compiled Genealogies

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Most archives, historical societies, and genealogical societies have special collections and indexes of genealogical value. These must usually be searched in person.

A notable manuscript collection of compiled genealogies for the District of Columbia is in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library. This collection consists of transcripts of Bible records, cemetery records, church records, marriages, deaths, obituaries, and wills for Washington, D.C. and surrounding states. It was microfilmed in 1971 at the DAR Library and is available on 52 films at the Family History Library (FHL 845766). The volumes are generally arranged by county, and many have individual indexes.

Printing Your Family History

Pulling together a family history is without question one of the most rewarding activities you can do. The end product will provide a wonderful depository for family stories, traditions, and other memories. The fruits of your labors will be appreciated for years to come.

Brigham Young University's Print and Mail Production Center has consultants that can answer questions regarding formatting, layout, scanning photos, and can assist in the printing process.

See also A Guide to Printing Your Family History

Published genealogies:

  • [McDermott Roe] Murphy, Nathan W. "Cornelius McDermott Roe: Indentured Servant to George Washington," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 95, No. 2 (June 2007):135-146. FHL Collection 973 B2ng v. 95