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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''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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'''Location Map: ''' [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 Map]
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'''Address: ''' 20 Boscobel Rd Fredericksburg, VA 22405-1800
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*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.
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'''Language: '''English
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'''Phone: ''' '''540-361-7494'''
  
*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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'''E-mail: ''' VA_Fredericksburg@ldsmail.net
*The entrance to the&nbsp;Family History Center is at the back of the building across from the satellite dishes. Please ring the doorbell.
 
*[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)
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'''Open Hours: '''  
  
'''Hours:'''  
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*'''Tuesday: '''10:00am-8:30pm
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*'''Wednesday: '''10:00am-8:30pm
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*'''Thursday: '''10:00am-2:00pm
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*'''Friday: '''10:00am-3:00pm
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*'''Saturday: '''10:00am-3:00pm
  
*Tue: 10 am - 8:30 pm
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*'''Holiday Schedule: '''
*Wed: 10 am - 8:30 pm
 
*Thu: 10 am - 2 pm
 
*Fri:&nbsp;10 am - 3 pm
 
*Sat 10 am - 3 pm
 
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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'''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.'''  
  
*Closed on all Federal holidays
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=== Fredericksburg Family History Day~  ===
*Closed for Thanksgiving November 28, 2013 at 6 pm, reopening November 30, 2013 at 10 am.
 
*Closed for Christmas and New Years&nbsp;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.
 
  
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See [http://fredvafamilyhistoryday.com/wordpress/ '''FredVAFamilyHistoryDay.com'''] for details and to register.
  
 
=== 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]:''' Microfilm and microfiche may be ordered through the [https://familysearch.org/catalog-search '''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.  
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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'''].
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:*'''Patrons' Microfiche Collection''' -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
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:*'''Indefinite Film Collection''' -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.  
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:*'''Book Collection:''' -- The Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center owns about 200 books. The list can be viewed at [http://www.librarything.com/catalog/FredVAFHC '''LibraryThing.com'''].
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== 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.&nbsp; See this [https://www.familysearch.org/help/viewdocument?documentId=106761&sliceId=SAL_Public&userQuery=premium '''list''']&nbsp;for details.
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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. See this [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Free-premium-family-history-websites-available-in-the-Family-History-Center-Portal-1381815050504&lang=en '''list'''] for details.
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
*Six computers for patron use
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*'''6''' computers, '''1''' microfilm / microfiche scanner / copier, '''1''' flatbed scanner, '''4''' microfilm readers and '''1''' microfiche reader
*One microfilm / microfiche scanner / copier  
 
*One flatbed scanner  
 
*Four microfilm readers  
 
*One microfiche reader
 
  
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=== Local Resources  ===
  
=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
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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.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vafrgs/ '''Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society''']
  
*'''[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;
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*[http://history.librarypoint.org/ '''Central Rappahannock Regional Library Virginiana Room''']'''<br>
  
*[http://www.fredericksburggenealogy.org/links.htm '''Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society''']
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Resources for Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Westmoreland County, King George County, Caroline County<br>
  
*[http://history.librarypoint.org/ '''Central Rappahannock Regional Library Virginiana Room''']'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*'''[http://www.crhcarchives.org/ 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."
  
&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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'''Fredericksburg area resources online: '''  
  
*'''[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.ancestry.com/~vacfrede/fbgdb.htm rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/fbgdb.htm] - '''Census, Land &amp; Tax Records, Marriage Records, Government &amp; Miscellaneous Lists, Searchable Newspapers Indexes
  
'''Fredericksburg area resources online:'''  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/index2.htm '''rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/index2.htm''']  - Miscellaneous information and links relating to Fredericksburg<br>
  
'''[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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'''Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)'''  
  
[http://www.rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/index2.htm '''rootsweb.com/~vacfrede/index2.htm''']&nbsp; - Miscellaneous information and links relating to Fredericksburg  
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*[http://home.earthlink.net/~darcangelis2/fotr/mydar.html '''Falls of the Rappahannock Chapter''']''', '''Falmouth, Virginia
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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
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*[http://www.dardebbie.com/minerun/Index.htm '''Mine Run DAR Chapter''']
  
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=== FamilySearch Help  ===
  
=== '''Links''' ===
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*For help using [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org]
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*Use the '''Get Help''' link in the top right corner of the page to access the [https://familysearch.org/ask/ Help] Home page.
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*For help using Family Tree, see [https://familysearch.org/treetraining Tree Training] and&nbsp;[http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Community/en/FamilyTreeCurriculum/index.html Family Tree Training Lessons and Videos]
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=== Other Virginia Resources  ===
  
 
*[http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/ Library of Virginia]  
 
*[http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/ Library of Virginia]  
*[http://www.vahistorical.org/ Virginia Historical Society]<br>
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*[http://www.vahistorical.org/ Virginia Historical Society]
 
 
'''FamilySearch Wiki pages'''
 
 
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Fredericksburg, Virginia|Fredericksburg (Independent City)]]
 
*&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; [[Stafford County, Virginia|Stafford County]]
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Stafford County, Virginia Genealogy|Stafford County Genealogy]]
 
*&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; [[Caroline County, Virginia|Caroline County]]
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Caroline County, Virginia Genealogy|Caroline County Genealogy]]
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Caroline County, Virginia Cemeteries|Caroline County Cemeteries]]
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Culpeper County, Virginia|Culpepper County]]
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Culpeper County, Virginia Genealogy|Culpepper County Genealogy]]
 
*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Virginia_County_Resources Virginia County Resources]
 
*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Virginia_Court_Records Virginia Court Records]
 
 
 
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=== Other local FamilySearch Wiki pages ===
  
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*[[Fredericksburg, Virginia|Fredericksburg (Independent City)]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/King_George_County,_Virginia King George County]&nbsp;
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/King_George_County,_Virginia_Genealogy King George County Genealogy]
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*[[Spotsylvania County, Virginia|Spotsylvania County]]
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*[[Spotsylvania County, Virginia Genealogy|Spotsylvania County Genealogy]]
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*[[Stafford County, Virginia|Stafford County]]
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*[[Stafford County, Virginia Genealogy|Stafford County Genealogy]]
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*[[Westmoreland County, Virginia|Westmoreland County]]
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*[[Westmoreland County, Virginia Reserves (Confederate)|Westmoreland County, Virginia Reserves (Confederate)]]
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*[[Caroline County, Virginia|Caroline County]]
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*[[Caroline County, Virginia Genealogy|Caroline County Genealogy]]
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*[[Caroline County, Virginia Cemeteries|Caroline County Cemeteries]]
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*[[Culpeper County, Virginia|Culpepper County]]
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*[[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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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
[[Category:Virginia_Family_History_Centers]]
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''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''

Latest revision as of 18:03, 10 March 2017

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Fredericksburg Virginia Stake Center.JPG

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

Volunteer at the Center

(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)