Virginia For Further Reading

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For more information about research and records in Virginia, see:

  • Clay, Robert Young. Virginia Genealogical Resources. Detroit: Detroit Society of Genealogical Research, 1980. (FHL book 975.5 D27c.) Explains Virginia geography and the usefulness and availability of civil, church, and personal record types in Virginia, especially at the Library of Virginia.
  • Eichholz, Alice, ed. Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources. 3rd ed. Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004. (FHL Collection Book 973 D27rb 2004.) WorldCat entry. Contains bibliographies and background information on history and ethnic groups. Also contains maps and tables showing when each county was created.
  • McGinnis, Carol. Virginia Genealogy: Sources and Resources. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1993. (FHL book 975.5 A3m.)
  • Schweitzer, George K. Virginia Genealogical Research. Knoxville, Tenn.: G. Schweitzer, 1984. (FHL book 975.5 D27s.) Includes geography, bibliographies, repositories, and county-by-county inventories.

There are many online resources to explore at Cyndi's List.