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= Center Contacts and Hours  =
  
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Location & Map: '''[[Image:Fredericksburg Virginia Stake Center.JPG|thumb|right|300px]]
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''<br>'''Address:''' 20 Boscobel Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia (in southern Stafford County near the corner of Brooke &amp; Ringgold Roads)  
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'''20 Boscobel Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia (in southern Stafford County near the corner of Brooke &amp; Ringgold Roads)'''
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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.  
 
*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.  
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'''Phone:''' 540 361-7494 (Call during Family History Center hours)  
 
'''Phone:''' 540 361-7494 (Call during Family History Center hours)  
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'''Email: '''[mailto:va_fredericksburg@ldsmail.net va_fredericksburg@ldsmail.net]<br>
  
 
'''Hours:'''  
 
'''Hours:'''  
  
*Tue: 10 am - 8:30 pm
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:*Tue-Wed: 10 am - 8:30 pm<br>
*Wed: 10 am - 8:30 pm  
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:*Thu: 10 am - 2 pm  
*Thu: 10 am - 2 pm  
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:*Fri-Sat:&nbsp;10 am - 3 pm
*Fri:&nbsp;10 am - 3 pm
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*Sat 10 am - 3 pm
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
  
*Closed on all Federal holidays  
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:*'''Closed on all Federal holidays'''
*Closed for Thanksgiving November 28, 2013 at 6 pm, reopening November 30, 2013 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 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.
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= '''Special Event'''  =
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== '''~~ Family History Day - Forget Me Not ~~'''  ==
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==== '''Saturday, March 1, 2014<br>'''  ====
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*[https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=1710+Bragg+Road%2C+Fredericksburg%2C+VA&data=!1m4!1m3!1d2528!2d-77.517472!3d38.303868!4m12!2m11!1m10!1s0x89b6c0335e061415%3A0xfe707ccdadc7d249!3m8!1m3!1d50099!2d-77.4898869!3d38.298345!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1 '''1710 Bragg Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407''']'''<br>'''
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*'''Attendance is free.<br>'''
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*'''Doors will open at 8:30 am on March 1. <br>'''
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*'''Keynote speaker will start at 9 am.<br>'''
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*'''Classes will run from 10 am - noon &amp; from 1 pm - 3 pm.'''
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*'''Bring your lunch and spend all or part of the day with us.'''
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*'''Lemonade, water &amp;&nbsp;desert will be provided.'''
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*'''Members of the community, age 12 and over, are welcome.'''
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*'''Registration is recommended, at '''[http://fredvafamilyhistoryday.com/ '''FredVAFamilyHistoryDay.com''']'''.'''
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*'''See our '''[https://www.facebook.com/fredericksburgfamilyhistoryconference?cropsuccess '''Fredericksburg Family History Day''']'''page on Facebook also.'''
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==== '''Classes expected to be offered include'''  ====
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'''Selected [https://rootstech.org/ RootsTech] recordings'''<br>
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Shannon Combs-Bennett<br> '''DNA in Genealogical Research'''
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Ann Amadori - Fredericksburg Family History Center Director<br>'''Genealogy 101''', '''Genealogy 102'''
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Jean Cooper, Librarian / Genealogical Resources Specialist at UVA Library<br> '''Using the Census''', '''Using Newspapers'''
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Dr. Shelley Murphy, Averett University<br> '''Beginning African American Research'''
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Greg Crawford, Local Records Program Manager, Library of Virginia <br>'''Pre-Civil War African American Genealogy''', '''The Lost Records Project '''(keynote)
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Katie Derby, Culpeper Family History Center Director<br>'''Beyond Beginnings: Intermediate Research''', '''The Price is Right: Free Online Research'''
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Beth Gainer<br>'''How to Transcribe and Record Grave Sites'''
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Diane Briggs<br>'''FamilySearch Indexing'''
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Julie Cabitto <br>'''Virginia Chancery Records'''
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Renee Savits, Library of Virginia <br>'''Civil War 150 Legacy Project'''<span id="1390012435898E" style="display: none;" />'''<br>'''
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== '''Live demonstrations'''  ==
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'''[https://familysearch.org/indexing/ FamilySearch Indexing]'''
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'''Finding free records at''' '''[https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org]'''
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'''Using FamilySearch [https://familysearch.org/tree Family Tree]'''
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[http://www.rootsmagic.com/Family-Atlas/ '''Family Atlas''']
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<br>'''Handouts and some of the presentations will be available at [http://fredvafamilyhistoryday.com/ FredVaFamilyHIstoryDay.com] until the end of March.'''<br>
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[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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:*'''[https://familysearch.org/catalog-search FamilySearch Catalog]:'''&nbsp;Microfilm&nbsp;and microfiche may be ordered&nbsp;through&nbsp;the [https://familysearch.org/catalog-search '''FamilySearch Catalog'''] to&nbsp;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 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 [http://www.librarything.com/catalog/FredVAFHC '''LibraryThing.com'''].
 
:*The Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center owns about 200 books. The list can be viewed at [http://www.librarything.com/catalog/FredVAFHC '''LibraryThing.com'''].
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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;
 
*'''[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;
  
*[http://www.fredericksburggenealogy.org/links.htm '''Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society''']
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vafrgs/ '''Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society''']
  
*[http://history.librarypoint.org/ '''Central Rappahannock Regional Library Virginiana Room''']'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*[http://history.librarypoint.org/ '''Central Rappahannock Regional Library Virginiana Room''']'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <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>  
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Resources for Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Westmoreland County, King George County, Caroline County<br>  
  
 
*'''[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."
 
*'''[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."
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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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===== '''Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)'''  =====
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*[http://home.earthlink.net/~darcangelis2/fotr/mydar.html '''Falls of the Rappahannock Chapter''']''', '''Falmouth, Virginia<br>
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*'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vaopcdar/Homepage Overwharton Parish], '''Stafford, Virginia
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vascdar/Index.htm '''Spotsylvania Chapter NSDAR''']
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*'''[http://mysite.verizon.net/resv6640/ Washington-Lewis Chapter] '''Fredericksburg, VA<br>
  
 
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=== '''Links'''  ===
 
=== '''Links'''  ===
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==== <br> '''Virginia&nbsp;'''  ====
  
 
*[http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/ Library of Virginia]  
 
*[http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/ Library of Virginia]  
 
*[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; [[Fredericksburg, Virginia|Fredericksburg (Independent City)]]  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Fredericksburg, Virginia|Fredericksburg (Independent City)]]  
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*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/King_George_County,_Virginia King George County]&nbsp;
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*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/King_George_County,_Virginia_Genealogy King George County Genealogy]
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Spotsylvania County, Virginia|Spotsylvania County]]  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Spotsylvania County, Virginia|Spotsylvania County]]  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Spotsylvania County, Virginia Genealogy|Spotsylvania County Genealogy]]  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Spotsylvania County, Virginia Genealogy|Spotsylvania County Genealogy]]  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Stafford County, Virginia|Stafford County]]  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Stafford County, Virginia|Stafford County]]  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Stafford County, Virginia Genealogy|Stafford County Genealogy]]  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Stafford County, Virginia Genealogy|Stafford County Genealogy]]  
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Westmoreland County, Virginia|Westmoreland County]]<br>
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Westmoreland County, Virginia|Westmoreland County]]<br>  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Westmoreland County, Virginia Reserves (Confederate)|Westmoreland County, Virginia Reserves (Confederate)]]  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Westmoreland County, Virginia Reserves (Confederate)|Westmoreland County, Virginia Reserves (Confederate)]]  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Caroline County, Virginia|Caroline County]]  
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Caroline County, Virginia|Caroline County]]  

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Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:
Fredericksburg Virginia Stake Center.JPG

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)

Email: va_fredericksburg@ldsmail.net

Hours:

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

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed on all Federal holidays
  • Center may be closed when Spotsylvania or Stafford County schools are closed due to inclement weather. Please call to determine this.


Special Event

~~ Family History Day - Forget Me Not ~~

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Classes expected to be offered include

Selected RootsTech recordings

Shannon Combs-Bennett
DNA in Genealogical Research

Ann Amadori - Fredericksburg Family History Center Director
Genealogy 101, Genealogy 102

Jean Cooper, Librarian / Genealogical Resources Specialist at UVA Library
Using the Census, Using Newspapers

Dr. Shelley Murphy, Averett University
Beginning African American Research

Greg Crawford, Local Records Program Manager, Library of Virginia
Pre-Civil War African American Genealogy, The Lost Records Project (keynote)

Katie Derby, Culpeper Family History Center Director
Beyond Beginnings: Intermediate Research, The Price is Right: Free Online Research

Beth Gainer
How to Transcribe and Record Grave Sites

Diane Briggs
FamilySearch Indexing

Julie Cabitto
Virginia Chancery Records

Renee Savits, Library of Virginia
Civil War 150 Legacy Project

Live demonstrations

FamilySearch Indexing

Finding free records at FamilySearch.org

Using FamilySearch Family Tree

Family Atlas


Handouts and some of the presentations will be available at FredVaFamilyHIstoryDay.com until the end of March.


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. 

Resources for 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


Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)


Links

For help using FamilySearch.org

Use the Get Help link in the top right corner of the page to access the Help Home page.

For help using Family Tree, see Tree Training and Family Tree Training Lessons and Videos


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