Virginia Genealogical Society
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These resources provide helpful links, articles, and information related to Virginia genealogy.  Filtering by category allows you to further refine your search to identify those resources added to the website in a specific time period.
 
Researchers provides a listing of VGS-society member genealogists available to conduct research for others.  VGS does not endorse any of these researchers, but provides the information as a member benefit.
 
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Virginia Business Records provides access to a searchable database of business records catalogued with potential value to the genealogical researcher.
 
The Virtual Virginia Institute for Genealogical Research (VIGR) provides genealogical educational material for the serious genealogist.
 
 
 
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Last Updated: 19 July 2018
PDF file of the Table of Contents pages of the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy published by the Virginia Genealogical Society (VGS) from volume 1 to the present. All back issues of the Magazine are available to VGS members in the Members Only section of this website.
Last Updated: 27 January 2021
Created and maintained by the Allen County Public Library, this is the largest SUBJECT index to genealogy and local history periodical articles in the world. Searching the index on FindMyPast is free, but you must create an account. Login, then Search > All record sets > Periodical Source Index.
Last Updated: 27 January 2021
Available through a paid subscription to AmericanAncestors.org. The Virginia Genealogist (50 volumes in total) includes the Virginia personal property tax lists for 1800 for all cities and counties that were part of Virginia from Albemarle through Princess Anne County except Mathews, which is available in Stephen E. Bradley's Mathews County, Virginia, Land and Personal Tax Lists, 1791B1800 (Keysville, Virginia: the compiler, 1992), as well as a wealth of information on researching in Virginia and record transcriptions and abstracts.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
The Virginia Gazette was published from 1736 -1780 in Williamsburg. These newspapers cover all of Virginia, as well as Scotland, England, etc. The digital images are not transcriptions but the actual newspapers. It is possible to ‘Browse by date’ or to ‘Search the Virginia Gazette Index’. The Search option is alphabetical and includes topics, (such as occupations, ship names, Runaway slaves etc.), as well as Surnames that appeared in the Gazette within the 44 years of publication that this website covers.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Digital image on Internet Archive of: Cappon, Lester J., and Stella F. Duff. Virginia Gazette Index. Two volumes. Williamsburg, Virginia: Institute of Early American Culture, 1950.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Digital image on Internet Archive of: Cappon, Lester J., and Stella F. Duff. Virginia Gazette Index. Two volumes. Williamsburg, Virginia: Institute of Early American Culture, 1950.
Last Updated: 27 August 2020
Vol 1 - available at link below For libraries with both volumes - http://www.worldcat.org/title/virginia-historical-index/oclc/1723949
Last Updated: 27 August 2018
Virginia Newspapers. Information on accessing Virginia newspapers and a map of those digitized by the Virginia Newspaper Project.
Last Updated: 19 July 2018