Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center

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=== '''Center Contacts and Hours'''  ===
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'''Location & Map:'''
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
#20 Boscobel Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia (in southern Stafford County)  
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''<br>'''Address:''' 20 Boscobel Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia (in southern Stafford County near the corner of Brooke &amp; Ringgold Roads)  
#This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers<br>are unable to respond to mail inquiries.  
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#[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=20+Boscobel+Road,+Fredericksburg,+VA&hl=en&ll=38.322266,-77.398102&spn=0.009983,0.022767&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=40.052282,66.005859&vpsrc=0&z=16 Map] to Fredericksburg Virginia&nbsp;Family History Center
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*This is not a mailing address. Family History Centers&nbsp;are unable to respond to mail inquiries. Feel free to call during the hours we are open if you have any questions, however.  
#Entrance to Family History Center is at the back of the building across from the satellite dish. Please ring the doorbell.
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*The entrance to the&nbsp;Family History Center is at the back of the building across from the satellite dishes. Please ring the doorbell.
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=20+Boscobel+Road,+Fredericksburg,+VA&hl=en&ll=38.322266,-77.398102&spn=0.009983,0.022767&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=40.052282,66.005859&vpsrc=0&z=16 Location on Map]
  
 
'''Phone:''' 540 361-7494 (Call during Family History Center hours)  
 
'''Phone:''' 540 361-7494 (Call during Family History Center hours)  
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''Hours:'''  
 
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:*Tue:&nbsp;10 am - 2 pm; 6 pm - 8:30 pm
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:*Wed:&nbsp;10 am - 8:30 pm
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:*Thu: 10 am - 2 pm
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:*Fri:&nbsp;10 am - 3 pm
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:*Sat 10 am - 3 pm
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*Tue: 10 am - 8:30 pm
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*Wed: 10 am - 8:30 pm
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*Thu: 10 am - 2 pm
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*Fri:&nbsp;10 am - 3 pm
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*Sat 10 am - 3 pm
  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
  
:*Closed on all Federal holidays
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*Closed on all Federal holidays  
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*Closed for Thanksgiving November 28, 2013 at 6 pm, reopening November 30, 2013 at 10 am.
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*Closed for Christmas and New Years&nbsp;December 24, 2013, reopening January 2, 2014 at 10 am.
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*Center may be closed when Spotsylvania or Stafford County schools are closed due to inclement weather. Please call to determine this.
  
:*Closed the week of Thanksgiving
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:*Closed the last two weeks of December
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=== Center Resources  ===
  
:*Center may be closed when Spotsylvania or Stafford County schools are closed due to inclement weather. Please call to determine this.
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==== Collections  ====
  
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:''']&nbsp;Microfilm&nbsp;and microfiche may be ordered&nbsp;through&nbsp;the [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog FamilySearch Catalog ]to&nbsp;be sent to this center.
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:*The Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center has a collection of microfilm and microfiche on indefinite loan from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
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:*The Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center owns about 200 books. The list can be viewed at [http://www.librarything.com/catalog/FredVAFHC '''LibraryThing.com'''].
  
=== '''Center Resources''' ===
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==== Databases and Software ====
  
==== '''Collections''' ====
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:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.&nbsp; See this [https://www.familysearch.org/help/viewdocument?documentId=106761&sliceId=SAL_Public&userQuery=premium '''list''']&nbsp;for details.
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
:*The Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center has a collection of microfilm and microfiche on indefinite loan from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
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==== '''Databases and Software'''  ====
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*Six computers for patron use  
 
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*One microfilm / microfiche scanner / copier  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.&nbsp; See this [https://www.familysearch.org/help/viewdocument?documentId=106761&sliceId=SAL_Public&userQuery=premium '''list''']&nbsp;for details.
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*One flatbed scanner  
 
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*Four microfilm readers  
==== '''Hardware and Equipment'''  ====
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*One microfiche reader
 
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:*Six computers for patron use
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:*One microfilm / microfiche scanner / copier
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:*One flatbed scanner
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:*Four microfilm readers
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:*One&nbsp;microfiche reader
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=== '''Resources in the Local Area'''<br> ===
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=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
  
*'''[http://historiccourtrecords.org/ Fredericksburg Historic Court Records] &nbsp;'''
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*'''[http://historiccourtrecords.org/ Fredericksburg Historic Court Records]&nbsp; -&nbsp;'''"consists of extracts, transcripts and indices of records in repository in the Fredericksburg Circuit Court, Fredericksburg, VA. The information presented by Historic Court Records are primarily extracts of 'loole papers' - the paper trail behind Court Order Book entries... In addition to 'loose paper' records, Historic Court Records also contains a searchable database of early Fredericksburg Land Tax Records." Additional records include Apprenctice Records, Clerk's Order Books, Inquests, Marriage Records and others.&nbsp;
  
"consists of extracts, transcripts and indices of records in repository in the Fredericksburg Circuit Court, Fredericksburg, VA. The information presented by Historic Court Records are primarily extracts of 'loole papers' - the paper trail behind Court Order Book entries... In addition to 'loose paper' records, Historic Court Records also contains a searchable database of early Fredericksburg Land Tax Records." Additional records include Apprenctice Records, Clerk's Order Books, Inquests, Marriage Records and others.&nbsp;<br>
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*[http://www.fredericksburggenealogy.org/links.htm '''Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society''']
  
 
*[http://history.librarypoint.org/ '''Central Rappahannock Regional Library Virginiana Room''']'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
 
*[http://history.librarypoint.org/ '''Central Rappahannock Regional Library Virginiana Room''']'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Localities:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Westmoreland County, King George County, Caroline County<br>  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Localities:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Westmoreland County, King George County, Caroline County<br>  
  
*'''[http://www.crhcarchives.org/ Central Rappahannock Heritage Center]&nbsp;'''
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*'''[http://www.crhcarchives.org/ Central Rappahannock Heritage Center]&nbsp; -&nbsp;'''"The Central Rappahannock Heritage Center, Inc. is a non-governmental regional archives dedicated to preserving for research and posterity materials documenting the lives and work of the people."
  
"The Central Rappahannock Heritage Center, Inc. is a non-governmental regional archives dedicated to preserving for research and posterity materials documenting the lives and work of the people."<br>
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'''Fredericksburg area resources online:'''
  
*'''Fredericksburg area resources online:'''
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'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vacfrede/fbgdb.htm rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/fbgdb.htm] - '''Census, Land &amp; Tax Records, Marriage Records, Government &amp; Miscellaneous Lists, Searchable Newspapers Indexes'''<br>'''  
 
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'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vacfrede/fbgdb.htm rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/fbgdb.htm] - Census, Land &amp; Tax Records, Marriage Records, Government &amp; Miscellaneous Lists, Searchable Newspapers Indexes<br>'''  
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[http://www.rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/index2.htm '''rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/index2.htm''']&nbsp; - Miscellaneous information and links relating to Fredericksburg  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/index2.htm '''rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/index2.htm''']&nbsp; - Miscellaneous information and links relating to Fredericksburg  
  
 
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=== '''Links'''  ===
 
=== '''Links'''  ===
  
*[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/ Library of Virginia]<br>
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*[http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/ Library of Virginia]  
 
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*[http://www.vahistorical.org/ Virginia Historical Society]<br>
 
*[http://www.vahistorical.org/ Virginia Historical Society]<br>
  
*FamilySearch Wiki pages
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'''FamilySearch Wiki pages'''
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Spotsylvania_County,_Virginia Spotsylvania County]  
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Fredericksburg, Virginia|Fredericksburg (Independent City)]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Spotsylvania County, Virginia|Spotsylvania County]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Spotsylvania County, Virginia Genealogy|Spotsylvania County Genealogy]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Stafford County, Virginia|Stafford County]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Stafford County, Virginia Genealogy|Stafford County Genealogy]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Westmoreland County, Virginia|Westmoreland County]]<br>
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Westmoreland County, Virginia Reserves (Confederate)|Westmoreland County, Virginia Reserves (Confederate)]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Caroline County, Virginia|Caroline County]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Caroline County, Virginia Genealogy|Caroline County Genealogy]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Caroline County, Virginia Cemeteries|Caroline County Cemeteries]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Culpeper County, Virginia|Culpepper County]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Culpeper County, Virginia Genealogy|Culpepper County Genealogy]]
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*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Virginia_County_Resources Virginia County Resources]
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*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Virginia_Court_Records Virginia Court Records]
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Spotsylvania_County,_Virginia_Genealogy Spotsylvania County Genealogy]
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&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Stafford_County,_Virginia Stafford County]
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Stafford_County,_Virginia_Genealogy Stafford County Genealogy]
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Westmoreland_County,_Virginia Westmoreland County]
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Westmoreland_County,_Virginia_Genealogy Westmoreland County Genealogy]
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Westmoreland_County,_Virginia_Reserves_%28Confederate%29 Westmoreland County, Virginia Reserves (Confederate)]
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Caroline_County,_Virginia Caroline County]
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Caroline_County,_Virginia_Genealogy Caroline County Genealogy]
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Caroline_County,_Virginia_Cemeteries Caroline County Cemeteries]
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Culpeper_County,_Virginia Culpepper County]
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Culpeper_County,_Virginia_Genealogy Culpepper County Genealogy]
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Virginia_County_Resources Virginia County Resources]
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Virginia_Court_Records Virginia Court Records]
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[[Category:Virginia_Family_History_Centers]]

Revision as of 20:08, 11 April 2013

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:
Address: 20 Boscobel Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia (in southern Stafford County near the corner of Brooke & Ringgold Roads)

  • This is not a mailing address. Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries. Feel free to call during the hours we are open if you have any questions, however.
  • The entrance to the Family History Center is at the back of the building across from the satellite dishes. Please ring the doorbell.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 540 361-7494 (Call during Family History Center hours)

Hours:

  • Tue: 10 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed: 10 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu: 10 am - 2 pm
  • Fri: 10 am - 3 pm
  • Sat 10 am - 3 pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed on all Federal holidays
  • Closed for Thanksgiving November 28, 2013 at 6 pm, reopening November 30, 2013 at 10 am.
  • Closed for Christmas and New Years December 24, 2013, reopening January 2, 2014 at 10 am.
  • Center may be closed when Spotsylvania or Stafford County schools are closed due to inclement weather. Please call to determine this.

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: Microfilm and microfiche may be ordered through the FamilySearch Catalog to be sent to this center.
  • The Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center has a collection of microfilm and microfiche on indefinite loan from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
  • The Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center owns about 200 books. The list can be viewed at LibraryThing.com.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.  See this list for details.

Hardware and Equipment

  • Six computers for patron use
  • One microfilm / microfiche scanner / copier
  • One flatbed scanner
  • Four microfilm readers
  • One microfiche reader

Resources in the Local Area

  • Fredericksburg Historic Court Records  - "consists of extracts, transcripts and indices of records in repository in the Fredericksburg Circuit Court, Fredericksburg, VA. The information presented by Historic Court Records are primarily extracts of 'loole papers' - the paper trail behind Court Order Book entries... In addition to 'loose paper' records, Historic Court Records also contains a searchable database of early Fredericksburg Land Tax Records." Additional records include Apprenctice Records, Clerk's Order Books, Inquests, Marriage Records and others. 

  Localities:                                                                                                                        Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Westmoreland County, King George County, Caroline County

  • Central Rappahannock Heritage Center  - "The Central Rappahannock Heritage Center, Inc. is a non-governmental regional archives dedicated to preserving for research and posterity materials documenting the lives and work of the people."

Fredericksburg area resources online:

rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/fbgdb.htm - Census, Land & Tax Records, Marriage Records, Government & Miscellaneous Lists, Searchable Newspapers Indexes

rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/index2.htm  - Miscellaneous information and links relating to Fredericksburg


Links

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