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Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1853 to 1917. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Citation for This Collection

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Genealogical Society of Utah. Virginia Births and Christenings. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Christenings, 1853-1917 Marriages, 1785-1940 Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912
Accomack 44,037 13,045 10,726
Albemarle 32,833 186 8,149
Alexandria (city) 9,323 6,523 7,917
Alleghany 3,409 6,056 790
Amelia 11,363 3,871 6,919
Amherst 18,039 11,242 5,438
Appomattox 8,118 0 4,650
Arlington 0 2,184 0
Augusta 29,888 9,528 10,715
Bath 3,380 2,134 1,864
Bedford 35,994 24,507 18,322
Bland 3,245 2,765 1,167
Botetourt 11,736 22,750 4,184
Bristol (city) 0 10,300 0
Brunswick 29,995 9,210 9,150
Buchanan 20,112 151 1,194
Buckingham 15,322 0 6,529
Buena Vista (city) 315 1,404 0
Campbell 17,601 10,051 18,193
Caroline 6,236 4,000 6,705
Carroll 20,810 7,463 6,648
Charles City 3,005 3,557 2,163
Charlotte 21,772 7,423 11,937
Charlottesville (city) 0 4,572 0
Chesterfield 16,773 9,560 12,265
Clarke 4,858 3,711 2,080
Craig 3,021 2,534 1,015
Culpeper 15,232 6,240 2,929
Cumberland 4,279 707 4,684
Danville (city) 4,129 38,005 4,985
Dickenson 3,549 0 688
Dinwiddie 17,722 5,913 7,846
Elizabeth City 4,399 575 3,978
Essex 14,156 5,511 6,042
Fairfax 6,809 7,183 3,670
Falls Church (city) 0 531 0
Fauquier 25,939 13,289 4,525
Floyd 13,892 9,367 3,269
Fluvanna 9,753 136 3,319
Franklin 24,458 16,290 10,254
Frederick 11,628 13,013 1,197
Fredericksburg (city) 0 4,682 3,040
Giles 12,096 5,684 1,991
Gloucester 10,139 6,481 1,778
Goochland 12,668 10,177 4,154
Grayson 16,231 11,153 1,736
Greene 6,179 4,346 3,457
Greensville 4,153 10,471 3,339
Halifax 27,351 41,963 17,879
Hampton (city) 0 4,612 1,451
Hanover 28,342 12,452 6,381
Harrisonburg (city) 0 318 0
Henrico 29,587 19,176 21,906
Henry 22,452 33,979 473
Highland 6,344 7,368 0
Hopewell (city) 0 106 0
Isle of Wight 14,949 16,234 6,310
James City 3,611 1,786 0
King and Queen 0 4,624 5,969
King George 7,861 7,233 2,178
King William 9,415 3,521 3,600
Lancaster 7,112 10,089 3,157
Lee 16,000 13,157 5,131
Loudoun 16,188 66,700 4,299
Louisa 15,577 24,158 7,232
Lunenburg 24,624 15,209 9,381
Lynchburg (city) 6,549 16,967 1,641
Madison 9,040 5,481 2,562
Mathews 2,517 4,341 1,204
Mecklenburg 18,404 25,201 1,312
Middlesex 8,443 4,914 4,293
Montgomery 10,115 14,360 2,839
Nelson 15,766 10,864 4,701
New Kent 4,150 0 1,828
Newport News (city) 0 1,995 0
Norfolk (city) 4,399 57,004 28,568
Northampton 6,019 7,626 3,784
Northumberland 11,535 10,387 5,446
Nottoway 8,589 5,811 4,192
Orange 12,333 13,791 5,092
Page 0 11,372 910
Patrick 18,678 14,981 3,690
Petersburg (city) 6,034 27,044 25,930
Pittsylvania 46,709 9,773 20,851
Portsmouth (city) 0 18,766 16,685
Powhatan 11,008 8,622 6,043
Prince Edward 25,202 13,712 4,984
Prince George 16,320 5,464 2,747
Prince William 6,126 9,698 1,499
Princess Anne 6,363 5,029 209
Pulaski 7,825 8,286 2,773
Radford (city) 0 1,906 131
Rappahannock 6,222 9,933 2,242
Richmond 183 187 76,377
Richmond (city) 52,732 0 0
Roanoke 15,562 3,879 2,954
Roanoke (city) 2,279 0 0
Rockbridge 36,254 19,162 3,531
Rockingham 13,399 10,560 0
Russell 15,691 7,578 3,034
Salem (city) 0 0 585
Scott 16,496 16,899 636
Shenandoah 11,269 7,481 139
Smyth 18,757 149 7,154
Southampton 17,830 8,811 9,376
Spotsylvania 9,103 5,262 4,256
Stafford 7,974 2,876 5,922
Staunton (city) 0 6,415 5,706
Suffolk (city) 10,520 6,073 106
Surry 6,301 8,236 4,516
Sussex 15,014 12,401 8,070
Tazewell 13,958 13,297 6,699
Virginia 86,360 112,822 130,663
Virginia Beach (city) 224 0 0
Warren 12,927 15,013 3,131
Warwick 427 1,891 952
Washington 19,205 12,609 5,606
Westmoreland 12,540 5,937 7,072
Williamsburg (city) 0 1,680 386
Winchester (city) 0 2,940 1,841
Wise 13,765 4,636 3,439
Wythe 17,006 19,744 3,608
York 2,190 3,857 2,378
Total 1,514,321 1,264,889 785,241

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"Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X5F8-ZPP : accessed 3 May 2012), entry for Mary Eliza Gachenaur, 8 November 1868; citing Birth Records, FHL microfilm 2,046,913; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.


 

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