Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center
|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
Center Contacts and Hours
Location & Map:
Address: 20 Boscobel Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia (in southern Stafford County)
- This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, 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 dish. Please ring the doorbell.
- Location on Map
Phone: 540 361-7494 or 540 361-4503 (Call during Family History Center 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
- Closed on all Federal holidays
- Closed for Thanksgiving November 21, 2012 at 6 pm, reopening November 24, 2012 at 10 am.
- Closed for Christmas and New Years December 24, 2012, reopening January 2, 2013 at 10 am.
- Center may be closed when Spotsylvania or Stafford County schools are closed due to inclement weather. Please call to determine this.
- 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
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
FamilySearch Wiki pages
- Fredericksburg (Independent City)
- Spotsylvania County
- Spotsylvania County Genealogy
- Stafford County
- Stafford County Genealogy
- Westmoreland County
- Westmoreland County, Virginia Reserves (Confederate)
- Caroline County
- Caroline County Genealogy
- Caroline County Cemeteries
- Culpepper County
- Culpepper County Genealogy
- Virginia County Resources
- Virginia Court Records
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