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== Virginia moderator ==
== Virginia moderator ==
The Virginia [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|moderator]] is [[User:Gregorybean|Gregory Bean]]. Please contact the [http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Special:Emailuser/Nixiao FamilySearch Wiki administrator] if you would like to be the assistant moderator for
The Virginia [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|moderator]] is [[User:Gregorybean|Gregory Bean]]. Please contact the [http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Special:Emailuser/Nixiao FamilySearch Wiki administrator] if you would like to be the assistant moderator for .
Revision as of 03:08, 3 December 2010
Welcome to Virginia, Old Dominion
- Loudoun County, Virginia - over 60 pages of research tips!
- Virginia Census - track down that difficult ancestor!
- Virginia Tax Lists - want to know why they're one of Virginia's best kept secrets?
- Early Virginia Religious Petitions, 1774-1802
- Virginia Blacksheep Ancestors
- Virginia Pioneers
Did you know?
- Many Virginia land and headright grants (1623-1782) have been indexed and published in Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants. 8 vols. FHL Collection 975.5 R2n v. 1 1963 etc. Once you find the name of the land grant recipient, you may access Images of the original records for free online at the Library of Virginia website (click the "Images & Indexes" tab).
- The first 30 volumes of The Virginia Genealogist are available to read in digital format at the subscription website New England Ancestors.org.
- The first 40 volumes of the Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly (later called Magazine of Virginia Genealogy) are available to read in digital format at the subscription website Ancestry.com.
- Index of Nineteenth Century Virginia Room by Room Inventories is a free online resource, courtesy: University of Mary Washington.
- Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's Geographical Names Information System.
- David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
- The Virginia GenWeb Project has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger USGenWeb Project. The USGenWeb Project provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
- Access Genealogy: Virginia Genalogy has a wealth of resources.
- BYU Research Outline for Virginia
Things you can do
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