Bennetts Creek Virginia Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 4759 Bennetts Pasture Rd Suffolk VA 23434 United States
  • Language:English


  • 1-757-538-3610



Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Other times by appointment
  • The center will be closed for weather when schools are closed.

Holiday Schedule: we will be closed on the following dates:

July 4, 2017

December 26, 2017

January 2, 2018

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • We have a variety of books that might help with research in Alabama, North Carolina and Virginia. We also have Volumes 1 and 2 of the Index to Virginia Estates and a book of veterans of Historic Portsmouth Cedar Grove Cemetary.

Databases and Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • The Bennetts Creek Family History center has internet access on four computers, three microfilm/ fische readers, and a printer that can scan photos and documents into your Family Search account. You are welcome to bring a digital camera to record digital images of your search results.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

Suffolk Nansemond Historical Society
Phone: 757.539.2781

Suffolk Public Library System

Virginia Historical Society
428 North Boulevard
Richmond, Virginia 23220
Phone: 804.358.4901


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