Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 20 Boscobel Rd Fredericksburg, VA 22405-1800

  • In southern Stafford County near the corner of Brooke Ringgold Roads. The entrance to the Family History Center is at the back of the building across from the satellite dishes. Please ring the doorbell.

Language: English

Phone: 540-361-7494

E-mail: VA_Fredericksburg@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00am-8:30pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am-8:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Holiday Schedule:

Closed on all Federal holidays. Center may also be closed when Spotsylvania or Stafford County schools are closed due to inclement weather. Please call 540 361-7494 to determine this.

Fredericksburg Family History Day~

See FredVAFamilyHistoryDay.com for details and to register.

Center Resources

Collections

  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: -- 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

  • 6 computers, 1 microfilm / microfiche scanner / copier, 1 flatbed scanner, 4 microfilm readers and 1 microfiche reader

Local Resources

  • 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.
  • Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society

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:

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

FamilySearch Help

Other Virginia Resources

Other local FamilySearch Wiki pages

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