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 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)
- 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 28, 2013 at 6 pm, reopening November 30, 2013 at 10 am.
- Closed for Christmas and New Years 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.
- 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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