Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center
Center Contacts and Hours
20 Boscobel Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia (in southern Stafford County near the corner of Brooke & Ringgold Roads)
- This is not a mailing address. Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries. Feel free to call during the hours we are open if you have any questions, however.
- The entrance to the Family History Center is at the back of the building across from the satellite dishes. Please ring the doorbell.
Phone: 540 361-7494 (Call during Family History Center hours)
- Tue-Wed: 10 am - 8:30 pm
- Thu: 10 am - 2 pm
- Fri-Sat: 10 am - 3 pm
- Tue-Wed: 10 am - 8:30 pm
- Closed on all Federal holidays
- Center may be closed when Spotsylvania or Stafford County schools are closed due to inclement weather. Please call to determine this.
- FamilySearch Catalog: Microfilm and microfiche may be ordered through the FamilySearch Catalog to be sent to this center.
- The Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center has a collection of microfilm and microfiche on indefinite loan from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
- The Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center owns about 200 books. The list can be viewed at LibraryThing.com.
Databases and Software
Hardware and Equipment
- Six computers for patron use
- One microfilm / microfiche scanner / copier
- One flatbed scanner
- Four microfilm readers
- One 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.
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/~vacfrede/fbgdb.htm - Census, Land & Tax Records, Marriage Records, Government & Miscellaneous Lists, Searchable Newspapers Indexes
- rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/index2.htm - Miscellaneous information and links relating to Fredericksburg
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
- Falls of the Rappahannock Chapter, Falmouth, Virginia
- Overwharton Parish, Stafford, Virginia
- Spotsylvania Chapter NSDAR
- Washington-Lewis Chapter Fredericksburg, VA
- 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
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