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7 Best Websites for Virginia Genealogy
Formerly known as Virginia Heritage, this website is a “consolidated database of finding aids that provides information about the vast array of manuscripts and archival materials housed in Virginia and West Virginia.”
2. Cyndi’s List: Virginia (state)
A comprehensive and growing list of links to genealogy resources for Virginia research.
3. FamilySearch Research Wiki: Virginia state page
A guide to Virginia ancestry, family history, and genealogy (birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.)
4. Linkpendium: Virginia
Links to Virginia family history & genealogy resources such as census, birth, marriage, death records & more.
5. VAGenWeb – State of Virginia
Part of the U.S. GenWeb Project.
From the website: “Part of the online presence of the Library of Virginia, the state archives and reference library. The Library maintains vast and varied collections of print materials, manuscripts, archival records, newspapers, photographs and ephemera, maps and atlases, rare books, and fine art that tell the history of the commonwealth and its people.”
From the website: “The Virtual Jamestown Archive is a digital research, teaching and learning project that explores the legacies of the Jamestown settlement and “the Virginia experiment.” As a work in progress, Virtual Jamestown aims to shape the national dialogue on the occasion of the four hundred-year anniversary observance in 2007 of the founding of the Jamestown colony.”
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