A Bibliography of Forgotten Statewide Collections & Indexes-Virginia Titles

Time Frame Covered Title of Collection or Index URL or Family History Library Call #
Apprentice Records
1600-1800 Gill, Harold B. Apprentices of Virginia, 1623-00. Lists about 2,000 apprentices with residence and beginning apprenticeship date. Sometimes has age, occupation, father’s name. FHL book 975.5 U2g;
Also available on Ancestry.com under title: Virginia Apprentices, 1623-1800 http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3111
Bible Records
1580-1950 Virginia State Library Archives Branch. A Guide to Bible Records in the Archives Branch, Virginia State Library. Indexes Bible Records from Virginia, filmed about 1947. Alphabetical. FHL book 975.5 D23h, FHL films 029277-0
1580-1987 Virginia Historical Society. Index of Bible Records on File in the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, June 1987. Alphabetical card index to the collection Bible records from Virginia. Filmed about 1954.Three alphabetical series. Index is on 7 FHL films beginning with 1508536 & Bible records are on FHL films 29890 and 29895-7.
Biographies
1580-1908 Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Men of Mark in Virginia, Ideals of American Life: A Collection of Biographies of the Leading Men in the State. Indexed in each volume. FHL book 975.5 D3m, vols. 1-4
Also available at Google Book under same title. http://books.google.com/books Then search by title
1580-1915 Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. Indexed in each volume except 4-indexed in vol. 5. FHL book 975.5 D3tl, vols. 1- film 1000632
Also available at Google Book under same title. http://books.google.com/books Then search by title
1580-1785 Goodwin, Edward L. The Colonial Church in Virginia: With Biographical Sketches of the First Six Bishops of the Diocese of Virginia, and Other Historical Papers. Together With a Brief Biographical Sketches of the Colonial Clergy of Virginia. At the back there are biographical sketches of all the Virginia Colonial clergymen. Indexed in Robert Stewart’s book. FHL book 975.5 K2g; fiche 6088014
Also available at ancestry.com under same title. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10524
1600-1770s Stanard, William G. The Colonial Virginia Register: A List of Governors, Councilors and Other Higher Official, and Also of Members of the House of Burgesses, and Revolutionary Conventions of the Colony of Virginia. Lists names of officials. FHL film 982250, item 4; also available on Google Book.
1688-1800 Foote, William Henry. Sketches of Virginia: Historical and Biographical. First series. Indexed in Robert Stewart’s book – see page 1. There was also a second series published about 1856. Not at the Family History Library, but it is indexed in Robert Stewart’s book. FHL book 975.5 H2f; film 1000631 item 1
Also available at Google Book under same title. http://books.google.com/books Then search by title
1700-1835 Craighill, Robert T. Virginia Peerage, or, Sketches of Virginians distinguished in Virginia’s History. FHL film 1425713 item 1
1720-1908 French, S. Bassett. Biographical Sketches (Of Virginia.)Alphabetical. Filmed about 1949. FHL films 29664-7
Also available at Library of Virginia website. http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F click on Images and Indexes tab and select S Bassett French Collection from “Select Database(s) to Search” field.
1632-1850 Meade, William. Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia. These volumes contain much historical and genealogical information. FHL book 975.5 K2m, vols. 1- film 896897 items 1- fiche 6087788 vol. 1; 6087789 vol. 2. Vol. 2
1580-1870 Brock, R. A. Virginia & Virginians: Eminent Virginians, Executives of the Colony of Virginia From Sir Thomas Smyth to Lord Dunmore. Executives of the State of Virginia From Patrick Henry to Fitzhugh Lee. Sketches of Gens. Ambrose Powell Hill, Robert E. Lee, Thos. Jonathan Jackson, Commodore Maury; History of Virginia, From Settlement of Jamestown to Close of the Civil War. Has biographical and historical information; a separate index. FHL film 897042, items 2; Fiche 6048346 for vol. 1; fiche 6048347 for vol. 2.
Vol. 2 also online at Google Book. http://books.google.com/books then search by title.
1580-1700s True, Ransom B. Biographical Dictionary of Early Virginia, 1607-60. Excellent for this very early period. Indexes many original records. FHL film 1750757 item 21 has a guide to this collection. On 22 FHL fiche beginning with 6332718
Cemetery Records
1800-1869 Register of the Confederate Dead, Interred in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. Has names of soldiers, and death dates, 1861-69. Some ages are given. FHL book 975.5451 V3r; film 33625
Also available on Ancestry.com under title: Register of the Confederate dead, interred in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=30174
Census Records
1640-1720 Virginia 1720: A Reconstructed Census. Compiled from deeds, wills, tax lists, court order books, etc. FHL book 975.5 X22t 1720
1660-1740 Virginia in 1740: A Reconstructed Census. The names were found in deeds, wills, tax lists, court orders, etc. FHL book 975.5 X22t 1740; film 1697799 item 3
1680-1760 Virginia in 1760: A Reconstructed Census. Compiled from deeds, wills, tax lists, court order books, from all counties. Has 46,772 names. FHL book 975.5 X22t 1760
1700-1787 Schreiner-Yantis, Netti. The 1787 Census of Virginia: an Accounting of the Names of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years, the Number of White Males Between 16& 21 Years, the Number of Slaves Over 16 & Those Under 16 Years, Together With a Listing of Their Horses, Cattle & Carriages, and Also the Names of All Persons to Whom Ordinary Licenses and Physician’s Licenses Were Issued. One of the volumes is an index. FHL book 975.5 R4sn, 3 vols.
1720-1810 Schreiner-Yantis Netti A Supplement to the 1810 Census of Virginia: Tax Lists of the Counties For Which the Census is Missing. This book was compiled from tax lists. FHL book 975.5 R4s.
1800-1890 Dilts, Bryan Lee. 1890 Virginia Census Index of Civil War Veterans or their Widows. Union and some Confederate soldiers. FHL book 975.5 X22d 1890;
Also available online at FamilySearch.org as part of the title: 1890 Virginia census index of Civil War veterans or their widows https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1877095
Church Records
1632-1850 Meade, William. Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia. These volumes contain much historical and genealogical information. FHL book 975.5 K2m, vols. 1- film 896897 items 1- fiche 6087788 vol. 1; 6087789 vol. 2. Vol. 2, online https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/218395
Court Records
1622-1774 McIlwaine, H. R. Ed. Minutes of the Council and General Court of Colonial Virginia. Minutes taken 1622-74. FHL book 975.5 N2m 1979
1776-1777 McIlwaine, H. R. Ed., Continued by Journals of the Council of the State of Virginia [1776-91]. Includes records of the Council of Safety and land warrants. FHL book 975.5 N2vc; fiche 6046994; Vol. 1 online https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/172439
1580-1729 Des Cognets, Louis, Jr. English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records. English duplicates of land, court, rent records, sale of slaves, petitions, lists of county officers, etc. FHL book 975.5 N2d 1981;
This book is also available online at ancestry.com http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48412& at WorldVitalRecords http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdva6052_lostvirginia
1580-1780s Fleet, Beverly. Virginia Colonial Abstracts. Originally published in 34 vols. Includes court, land, probate, vital, tax, and militia records of many counties. FHL book 975.5 N2fb 1988, vols. 1-34; can be viewed on a computer at the FHL or a FHC. Located in the Books feature of FamilySearch.org.
Vol.1 of this book is also available at Ancestry.com http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48429&path=
Family History
1580-1907 Wimberly, Vera Meek. Index to Some Prominent Virginia Families by Louise Pecquet du Bellet. This is as index to the source: Pecquet du Bellet, Louise. Some Prominent Virginia Families, FHL book 975.5 D2p index, vols. 1-
1580-07 Pecquet du Bellet, Louise. Some Prominent Virginia Families, published in 1907 FHL book 975.5 D2p, vols. 1- fiche 6046974; FHL films 844907 item 1 and 1036136 items 1-2
Vol. 2 also available at Google Book under same title. http://books.google.com/books Then search by title.
1580-1732 Foley, Louise P.H. Early Virginia Families Along the James River: Their Deep Roots and Tangled Branches. FHL book 975.5 R2f, vols. 1- film 1036802, item 5 has vol. 1; fiche 6046679 has vol. 1-3
Also available at Ancestry.com under same title. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49134& http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49135& http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49136
1580-1775 Jester, Annie Lash. Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-24/5. Has information on Virginia’s earliest settlers with the families they married and descendants to about 1775. FHL book 975.5 H2j 1987
Vol. 1 available online at WorldVitalRecords under same title. Vol. 1 covers A-F. http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/& use their Card Catalog to search by title.
1580-1960 Wardell, Patrick G. Timesaving Aid to Virginia-West Virginia Ancestors: A Quick-and-Easy Guide to Birth, Marriage, and Death Information in Publications Concerning County History, Churches, and the Families of Residents of Virginia and West Virginia. Indexes about 400 local and family history books. FHL book 975 D22w, vols. 1-5
1632-1850 Meade, William. Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia. These volumes contain much historical and genealogical information. FHL book 975.5 K2m, vols. 1- film 896897 items 1- fiche 6087788 vol. 1; 6087789 vol. 2.
1700-1870 Heinegg, Paul. Free African-Americans of North Carolina and Virginia: Including the Family Histories of More Than 80% of Those Counted as “All Other Free Persons” in the 1790 and 1800 Censuses. Often mentions three generations. FHL book 973.6 F2hp
1700-1975 Hansrote, Hazel Groves. Genealogical Records of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, 18th Century to 1975. Alphabetical. FHL films 984210-7
Genealogies & Genealogical Collections
1580-1942 Genealogical Notes [Collection]. At the Virginia State Library. Alphabetical. FHL films 29883-29889
1580-1750, and a few later dates Crozier, William A. Virginia Heraldica: Being a Registry of Virginia Gentry Entitled to Coat Armor With Genealogical Notes of the Families. Published in 1908. Often has information about three generations in a family. Indexed in Wardell’s book, Timesaving Aid . . ., vol. 1, and Robert Stewart’s book. FHL book 975.5 D6v 1965; film 1033558 item 5
Also available at Archive.org under same title. http://archive.org/details/virginiaheraldic00croz.
1580-1930 Stewart, Robert Armistead. Index to Printed Virginia Genealogies, Including Key Bibliography. Indexes about 800 local and family history books. FHL book 975.5 D22s 1976; film 962558item 2; fiche 6019375;
1580-1970 Ardery, Julia Hoge Spencer. Ardery Collection, ca. 1750-70. Alphabetical in several series. On 81 FHL films beginning with 831459
1580-1980 Hart, Lyndon H. A Guide to Genealogy Notes & Charts in the Archives Branch, Virginia State Library. Has a name index to notes and charts. FHL book 975.5 D23ha
1650-1800 Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scots-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from Original Court Records of Augusta County, 1745-00. FHL book 975.5916 F2c 1989, vols. 1- films 162043-4
1700-1975 Hansrote, Hazel Groves. Genealogical Records of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, 18th Century to 1975. Alphabetical. FHL films 984210-7
1738-1908 Cartmell, T. K. Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants: A History of Frederick Co., Virginia, From Its Formation in 1738 to 1908, Compiled Mainly From Original Records of Old Frederic County, Now Hampshire, Berkeley, Shenandoah, Jefferson, Hardy, Clarke, Warren, Morgan and Frederick. From original records of old Frederick Co., now Hampshire Co., Berkeley, Shenandoah, Jefferson, Hardy, Clarke, Warren, Morgan, and Frederick Counties. FHL book 975.59 H2c 1963 film 1000634 item 1.
Available online at Ancestry.com under same title http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10569
1700-1976 Smith, Aubrey O. Smith-Rife Collection of New River Genealogy and Local History. Alphabetical. New River area includes counties in West Virginia, Virginia and Floyd County, Kentucky. FHL films 1036968-7;
Histories
1580-1915 Wardell, Patrick G. Virginians & West Virginians, 1607-70.An index to History of Virginia, Virginia, Rebirth of the Old Dominion, Lewis Co., pub. 1929, and History of West Virginia, vols. 1- FHL book 975 D2wp, 3 vols. In 4 [vol. 3 has 2 parts]
Land Records
1580-1625 Kingsbury, Susan Myra. The Records of the Virginia Company of London. Records for 1600-25. FHL book 975.5 U3k, vols. 1-3b film 962288 has vols. 1-2 through page 375; film 962289 has vol. 2 page 376 to end; film 29273 has vols. 3. Vol. 2-3b
Alternate Title: Ancestry.com Database, Records of the Virginia Company of London, Volume I-IV http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6551
1580-1834 Virginia Land Records: From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly and Tyler’s Quarterly. Includes index. FHL book 975.5 R2v
1580-1835 Palmer, William P. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts. Indexed at back of each volume. Letters etc. 1652- about 1835. Each volume is indexed. FHL book 975.5 N2p, vols. 1-; 8 films beginning with 29716; fiche 6046648 vols. 1, , 7-11. Also online at https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/76799
1580-1740 Smith, Annie L. Wight. The Quit Rents of Virginia. FHL book 975.5 R4sa; film 1035761 item 4
Alternate Title: Ancestry.com Database, The Quit Rents of Virginia, 1704. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48421
1580-1762 Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants. Each volume is indexed. FHL book 975.5 R2n; Vol. 1, 1623-; vol. 1 is on film 1320779 item 5; vol. 2, 1666-; vol. 3, 1695-32; vol. 4, 1732-41; vol. 5, 1741-49; vol. 6, 1749-62.
Vol. 1 available online at Archive.org under same title. http://archive.org/details/cavalierspioneer00nuge
Available online at Ancestry.com under same title http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48408
1580-1666 Greer, George Cabell. Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-66. Taken from land patents. Tells who brought the person to Virginia, the year, and the county where the land patent was located. Indexed in Filby’s Passenger and Immigration Lists Index. FHL book 975.5 D2gg; film 982423 item 8; fiche 6051247. Text of book is online at http://www.evmedia.com/virginia/. Copy of this book is available online at Ancestry.com http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48437 and WorldVitalRecords. http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdva6026_earlyimmigrants
1580-1699 Robinson, W. Stitt. Mother Earth-Land Grants in Virginia 1607-99. FHL book 975.5 A1 #81
Also available at Archive.org under same title. http://archive.org/details/motherearthlandg28499gut
1700-1950 Jillson, Willard Rouse. The Kentucky Land Grants: a Systematic Index to All of the Lands Grants Recorded in the State Land Office at Frankfort, Kentucky, 1782-24. FHL book 976.9 B4f, no. 33; film 1000053 item 2, and film 272808; FHL book 976.9 R22ji, fiche 6051422-3
Companion Title: Kentucky Land Office at Kentucky Secretary of State website http://www.sos.ky.gov/admin/land/resources/Pages/default.aspx
1700-1850 Jillson, Willard Rouse. Old Kentucky Entries and Deeds: A Complete Index to All of the Earliest Land Entries, Military Warrants, Deeds and Wills of Commonwealth Kentucky, With a New Preface. FHL fiche 6051260
Companion Title: Kentucky Land Office at Kentucky Secretary of State website http://www.sos.ky.gov/admin/land/resources/Pages/default.aspx
1700-1850 Virginia. Governor. Virginia Grants, 1782-92.The index is on film 272809. Has Virginia land grants found in Kentucky county, Virginia, which later became Kentucky. FHL films 272809-7
Alternate Title: Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants/Northern Neck Grants and Surveys at the Library of Virginia website. Go to http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F then click on “Images and Indexes” and double click on “Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants” in the search field. The “Basic Search: Land Office Grants” search window will display for you to enter search details.
1700-1850 Smith, Clifford Neal. Federal Land Series: A Calendar of Archival Materials on the Land Patents Issued by the United States Government, With Subject, Tract, and Name Index. Vol. 4 has Virginia land grants in Ohio. FHL book 973 R23s; vols. 1-on fiche 6087453- vols. 3-on film 1598041; Vol. 1, 3, & 4 are at WorldVitalRecords. Go to http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/ then use the Card Catalog search and search by title.
1700-1858 Virginia. Governor. Bounty Warrants, 1779-60. Vouchers 1774-58 and enlistment dates. FHL films 029821-1 (Typed index on film 29850, A to P; film 29851, Pea to Z.)
1700-1791 Brookes-Smith, Joan E. Master Index, Virginia Surveys and Grants 1774-91. Gives name, acres, county watercourses, survey date and reference, grantee, grant date and reference. FHL book 976.9 R22b; film 1320833 item 6
1700-1820 Kentucky. State Land Office. Military Warrants, 1782-88. Information from land warrants. FHL films 272979-80
Companion Title: Kentucky Land Office at Kentucky Secretary of State website http://sos.ky.gov/land/
1700-1789 Taylor, Philip Fall. A Calendar of the Warrants for Land in Kentucky, Granted for Service in the French and Indian War. From warrants dated about 1774-89. FHL US/CAN Fiche 6019959
Law
1580-1792 Hening, William Waller. The Statutes at Large, Being a Collection of All the Laws of Virginia From the First Session of the Legislature in the Year 1619: Published Pursuant to an Act of the General Assembly of Virginia, Passed on the Fifth Day of February, One Thousand Eight hundred and Eight. Indexed in Swem’s Virginia Historical Index. FHL book 975.5 P3h 1969, vols. 1-; films 897221-7; 162,029-0; fiche 6051115.
Also available at Archive.org under same title. http://archive.org/details/statutesatlargeb01virg
1600-1780 Virginia Council. Executive Journals of the Council of Colonial Virginia. Has records 1680-75. FHL book 975.5 N2v, vols. 1- film 599302 item 2 has vol. 1, online https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/76543.
1700-1782 Church, Randolph W. Virginia Legislative Petitions: Bibliography, Calendar, and Abstracts From Original Sources, 6 May 1776- June 1782. Has names, dates, county of residence, abstract of information, and source citation. FHL book 975.5 P33c
Military Records
1620-1776 Crozier, William A. Virginia Colonial Militia 1651-76. FHL book 975.5 M2c; fiche 6048997
1620-1783 H.J. Eckenrode, List of the Colonial Soldiers of Virginia. FHL book 975.5 M2vl 1965; fiche 6046993
Also available at ancestry.com under same title. http://archive.org/details/listofrevolution00virg
1620-1790 Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. Virginia’s Colonial Soldiers. FHL book 975.5 M2bL
Also available at ancestry.com under same title. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48434
1700-1902 Brown, Margie. Genealogical Abstracts, Revolutionary War Veterans, Scrip Act 1852. Mainly Virginia families. Based on land grants to honor Virginia Act of 1781 granting bounty land to veterans. Has 1,689 files. FHL book 973 R28b
1700-1835 McAllister, Joseph T. Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War: McAllister’s Data. Note: There are several sections and indexes. FHL book 975.5 M28m; fiche 6089080. Also online at https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/72809
1700-1840 Dorman, John Frederick. Virginia Revolutionary Pension Applications. Alphabetical. Surnames A to Harding have now been abstracted and published in this on-going series. FHL book 975.5 M28d vols. 1-51
Alternate Title: Revolutionary War pensions on Fold3 website. http://www.fold3.com/title_467/revolutionary_war_pensions/
1700-1850 Eckenrode, H. J., comp. List of the Revolutionary Soldiers of Virginia, Supplement. Lists about 35,000 soldiers. FHL book 975.5 M23v 1912; film 928145 item 14; fiche beginning with 6051268. Supplement film 547176; fiche 6051262.
Alternate Title: Revolutionary War pensions on Fold3 website. http://www.fold3.com/title_467/revolutionary_war_pensions/
1700-1850 Brumbaugh, Gaius M. Revolutionary War Records: Virginia Army and Navy Forces With Bounty Land Warrants For Virginia Military District of Ohio, and Virginia Military Script, From Federal and State Archives. Information taken from land warrants. FHL book 975.5 M2b; film 1036547 item 2; fiche 6049644; also online at https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/72773.
1700-1850 Burgess, Louis A. Virginia Soldiers of 1776: Compiled from Documents on File in the Virginia Land Office, . . . and other Reliable Sources. Genealogical information regarding bounty land awards, etc. Index is at end of volume 3. FHL book 975.5 M2bv vols. 1-
1700-1850 Revolutionary War State Pensions and Index (Virginia) FHL film 29853-66
Alternate Title: Revolutionary War Virginia State Pensions Go to http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F then click on “Images and Indexes” and double click on “Revolutionary War Virginia State Pensions” in the search field. The “Basic Search: Rev. War Pensions” search window will display for you to enter search details.
1700-1850 Revolutionary War Rejected Claims and Index of Soldiers from Virginia, 1811-51. Filmed at the Virginia State Library. FHL films 29867-2, index is on film 029882
Alternate Title: Revolutionary War Rejected Claims Go to http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F then click on “Images and Indexes” and double click on “Revolutionary War Rejected Claims” in the search field. The “Basic Search: Rev. Rejected Claims” search window will display for you to enter search details.
1700-1958 Daughters of the American Revolution (Virginia). Roster of Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution 1890-58. At the end is a list of Revolutionary War soldiers, the name of one or more descendants, and their National DAR number. FHL book 975.5 C4d
Alternate Title: DAR Library http://dar.org/library/
1700-1880 United States. Auditor for Interior. Virginia Half Pay and Other Related Revolutionary War Pension Application Files, ca. 1778-75. Alphabetical. FHL films 1024434-2
1700-1781 Revolutionary War Public Service Claims Recorded in County Court Booklets, Lists& Index (Virginia). Alphabetical. FHL films 29809-2; 29813-7
1700-1781 Revolutionary War Public Service Claims Commissioners Books, 1783. FHL films 29819-0; index on films 29813-8
1700-1783 Gwathmey, John Hastings. Historical Register of Virginians in the Revolution, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, 1775-83. Lists about 64,000 soldiers. At the end, this has list of units, and their chief officers. FHL book 975.5 M23g
Also available on WorldVitalRecords under same title. http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/ Then use the Card Catalog search to find by title.
1700-1783 Abercrombie, Janice L. and Slatten, Richard. Virginia Revolutionary Publick Claims. Tells what supplies and services individuals provided to help the war cause, 1779-83. Indexes the two sources below. FHL book 975.5 P28a, vols. 1-3
1740-1900 Butler, Stuart Lee. A Guide to the Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812. Lists are by county and give names of officers only. FHL book 975.5 M2bs
1750-1815 Butler, Stuart Lee. Virginia Soldiers in the United States Army, 1800-15. This is taken from the Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-14. Tells town or state of birth. Includes men in the War of 1812. FHL book 975.5 M2bvs
1800-1902 Confederate Pension Applications, Virginia, Acts of 1888, 1900,1902; Index, 1888-34. Have an alphabetical index but it is incomplete. The applications are in three groups by acts: 1888, 1900, and 1902. FHL films 1439763-5
1800-1665 United States. Adjutant General’s Office. Index to Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia. Alphabetical. Not complete. FHL films 881395-6; online under the title: United States, Civil War Soldiers Index https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1910717
1800-1965 Virginia. Office of the Secretary of Virginia Military Records. Index to Confederate Service Records of Virginia; Confederate Service Records of Virginia, 1861-65. Not complete. FHL films 29777-8; For similar record collection see Fold3.com and Ancestry.com’s Military Collection.
1800-1865 Brock, Robert A. The Appomattox Roster: A List of Paroles of Army of Northern Virginia Issued at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865. FHL book 975.5 M23br; film 896966 item 2
1900-1945 Gold Star Honor Roll of Virginians in the Second World War. Lists those who died in World War II; gives the name and city of residence of one or more survivors. See introduction for information on biographical questionnaires filled in by relatives. FHL book 975.5 M2g; film 1698052 item 7
Obituaries
1720-1804 McIlwaine, Henry R. Index to Obituary Notices in the Richmond Enquirer from May 9, 1804 through 1828 and the Richmond Whig From January, 1824, Through 1838. FHL book 975.5 A1 #52 film 908702 item 6.
Also available on Ancestry.com under the title: Richmond, Virginia Newspaper Obituaries, 1804-38 http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4183
1660-1820 Hall, Virginius Cornick. Abstracts of Marriage and Obituary Notices in Virginia Newspapers Before 1820. FHL films 1508537 for Abbott-Dean; 1508567 for Deane-Morriss; 1508568 for Morse-Southall; 1508569 for Snell-Zoll.
Periodicals
1580-1932 Barclay, Kathryn. Index to Sons of the Revolution in the State of Virginia Quarterly Magazine, Volumes 1 through 9, 1925-32. Has many lines back to 1600s. FHL book 975.5 B2s index
1580-1932 Sons of the Revolution in the State of Virginia Quarterly Magazine. FHL book 975.5 B2s; fiche 6048982-1
1580-1800 Genealogies of Virginia Families: From Tyler’s Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine. Has articles published up to 1952 in FHL book 975.5 D2gvf, vols. 1-4
1580-1800 Tyler’s Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine. Not all volumes are on microfilm. Book 973 B2t, 33 vols. to 1952; FHL films beginning with 1278
1580-1820 Genealogies of Virginia Families: From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography .Has articles published up to 1964 in Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. FHL book 975.5 D2gv, vols. 1- film 1598068
1580-1820 Magazine of Virginia Genealogy FHL book 975.5 B2v; films beginning with 833381
1580-1925 McGhan, Judith. Virginia Vital Records: From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler’s Quarterly. Has birth, marriage, and death information from various records published in these major Virginia periodicals. FHL book 975.5 V2v vol. 1-5.
1580-1930 Swem, Earl Gregg. Virginia Historical Index. This is an index to 1930 of these major Virginia periodicals: Tyler’s Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine; William and Mary Quarterly; Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. FHL book 975.5 H22s, vols. 1- films 485948-9; fiche 6046961. Vol. 1 online https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/65243
1580-1850 Genealogies of Virginia Families: From the William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine. Has articles published up to 1943 in William and Mary Quarterly Historical Magazine. FHL book 975.5 D2gvw, vols. 1-5
1580-1850 William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine. FHL book 973 H25w, several series; films 1254-
1580-1960 Virginia Appalachian Notes. A periodical. See annual indexes. FHL book 975.5 D25v
1580-1965 Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly Bulletin [later changed to Magazine of Virginia Genealogy. See index in each volume. FHL book 975.5 B2vs
1580-1783 Virginia Tax Records: From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler’s Quarterly. In the notes there are dates to about 1850. FHL book 975.5 R4v
1580-1991 Master Index to The Huguenot: The Biennial Publication of the Huguenot Society, Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia, and Index to Vestry Book of King William Parish, of Virginia, 1707-50. The Huguenots married into many other Virginia families, thus it is worth checking the index. Indexes the magazine FHL book 975.5 B2hm index; film 1697534
1580-1991 The Huguenot. FHL book 975.5 B2hm
1580-Present Dorman, John Frederick. The Virginia Genealogist. There are indexes for vols. 1- and 21-. The Virginia Genealogist is also available on compact disc. This periodical was started after 1930 and is not indexed in Swem’s Virginia Historical Index. FHL book 975.5 B2vg index
1580-Present Topp, Bette Butcher. VA/ WVA Queries. A periodical. Has queries and the names of the researchers. FHL book 975 D25v; fiche 6104904 issues 1- 6105018 issues 5-
1580-Present Watson, Hugh S. Virginia Tidewater Genealogy Bulletin. A periodical for counties next to the ocean. See annual indexes. Has surname index and exchange. FHL book 975.5 D25vt; film 1955382 has vols. 1- and their index; film 1955383 has vols. 12- 21; film 1955384 has vols. 22-
1700-1840 Virginia Military Records: From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler’s Quarterly. FHL book 975.5 M2vm
Also available at WorldVitalRecord under same title. http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/. Use the Card Catalog Search to find by title.
Probate Records
1580-1853 Hopkins, William Lindsay. Some Wills from Burned Counties of Virginia and Other Wills not Listed in the Virginia Wills and Administrations, 1632-00. Has abstracts. Well indexed. FHL book 975.5 P2h
1580-1884 Torrence, Clayton. Virginia Wills and Administrations, 1632-00: An Index of Wills Recorded in Local Courts of Virginia, 1632-00, and of Administrations on Estates Shown by Inventories of the Estates of Intestates Recorded in Will and Other Books of Local Courts, 1632-00. FHL book 975.5 P22t; film 844943 item 1
Alternate Title: Index to Wills and Administrations on Library of Virginia website. http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F click on Images and Indexes tab and select “Wills and Administration, Index to” from “Select Database(s) to Search” field.
1580-1798 Currier-Briggs, Noel. Virginia Settlers and English Adventurers: Abstracts of Wills, 1484-98, and Legal Proceedings, 1560-00, Relating to Early Virginia Families: With an Added Preface to the American Edition. Abstracts of early English wills mentioning settlers in Virginia. FHL book 975.5 P2cb, 3 vols. in 1.
Tax Records
1700-1775 Woodson, Robert F. Virginia Tithables from Burned Record Counties: Buckingham, 1773-74; Gloucester, 1770-71, 1774-75; Hanover, 1763 and 1770; James City, 1768-69; Stafford, 1768 and 1773. Years 1768-75. FHL book 975.5 R4w
Vital Records
1580-1800 Wulfeck, Dorothy Ford. Marriages of Some Virginia Residents, 1607-00. FHL book 975.5 V2w 1986, vols. 1-2,
Also available at WorldVitalRecord under same title. http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/. Use the Card Catalog Search to find by title.
1580-1850 Automated Archives, Inc. Marriage Records, Early-50. Southern States, Vol. 1. For Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. FHL compact disc 9 parts 227-9
1580-1850 Dodd, Jordon R., ed. Virginia Marriages, Early to 1800: A Research Tool. FHL book 975.5 V2vi
1580-1850 Bentley, Elizabeth P. Indexed by. Virginia Marriage Records: from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler’s Quarterly Indexed by Elizabeth Bentley. FHL book 975.5 V2v; also available at WorldVitalRecord http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/. Use the Card Catalog Search to find by title.
Also available at WorldVitalRecord under same title. http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/. Use the Card Catalog Search to find by title.
1580-1853 Some Marriages in the Burned Records Counties of Virginia. FHL book 975.5 V2s
1620-1860 McDonald, Cecil D. Virginia Marriages, 1700-99. FHL films 874298, item 5; 874371, item 4; 874443 item 15, 1613114, item 9
1620-1875 Richardson, Flora Fore. Virginia Marriage Bonds 1700-00. FHL book 975.5 V2r; fiche 6125452
1660-1800 Cappon, Lester J. Virginia Gazette Index, 1736-80. Indexes marriage and death notices. The newspapers for 1736-80 are on films 29718-. FHL book 975.54252 B32c; film 1036212, items 2- fiche 6051225.
1660-1820 Hall, Virginius Cornick. Abstracts of Marriage and Obituary Notices in Virginia Newspapers Before 1820. FHL films 1508537 for Abbott-Dean; 1508567 for Deane-Morriss; 1508568 for Morse-Southall; 1508569 for Snell-Zoll.