Virginia Family History Societies(T-Z)

This section lists associations from Tidewater to Wythe giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Tidewater Genealogical Society

A number of publications are available for sale, which include:

  • 1789-1800 Newport News: A Centennial History
  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Index of Clerks' Fee Books 1774
  • Isle of Wight Chancery Court Papers 1773-1839
  • Isle of Wight County Judgment Papers 1799-1801

They also list links to a number of sites you may find of use.


Virginia-North Carolina Piedmont Genealogical Society

The association has a number of archives that are accessible in their Search Room.  These include:

  • Genealogies
  • Heritage Books
  • Military Records
  • Vertical Files

A number of archives are also available in Danville Public Library, which incorporate:

  • Census Returns
  • DAR Lineage Records
  • Genealogies
  • Peerages
  • Pension Records
  • Ships Passenger Lists

A list of Cemeteries is on the site, along with details of County Courthouses.  There is also a list of links to other sites you may find of use.


Warren Heritage Society

A number of archives are available at Laura Virginia Hale Archives, which include:

  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • General Files
  • Ledgers
  • LVH Collection(Research undertaken by Laura Virginia Hale)
  • MMF Collection(Miscellaneous Manuscript Files)
  • Newspapers
  • Obituaries
  • Photographs
  • Rare Books
  • WHS Collection

Washington County Historical Society

The association has a Library where a number of archives are available, which incorporate:

  • Bible Records
  • Census Returns
  • Church Registers and Histories
  • DAR Patriot Index
  • Deed Abstracts
  • Directories
  • Early Settlers
  • Genealogies
  • Genealogy Charts
  • Marriages
  • Military Records
  • Obituaries
  • Tax Lists
  • Town Histories
  • Will Abstracts

An index of Family Files is also on the site.

A list of Cemeteries is on the site along with some Tombstone Images and Inscriptions.

Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880 Washington Co. Census (Annotated)
  • Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800
  • Back Issues of their Bulletin
  • A Century of Furniture: The Rose Cabinet Shops
  • Civil War Research Guide
  • Death Records
  • History of Southwest Virginia and Washington County - Lewis Preston Summers
  • Marriages 1781-1880, 1891-1902
  • Michael Sword: Ancestry and Historical Narrative
  • Washington Co. Deaths
  • Washington Co. Marriages 1781-1853, 1853-1880 and 1891-1902

A full list of publications available for sale is available on their site.


Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association

Many publications are available for sale, which comprise:

  • Annotated Death Records
  • Census Returns
  • Civil War Pension Records
  • Deed Abstracts
  • Genealogies
  • Letters
  • My German Ancestors
  • Repass Family Recipes
  • Wills
  • Wythe Co. Births, Marriages and Deaths