Virginia Family History Societies(F-G)

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

County and Other Societies

Fairfax Genealogical Society

The association has a number of Special Interest Groups, which include Beginner's, Certification, Carolina and Georgia Connections, Daytime Methodology, Family History Writing, German, Irish, Mid-Atlantic, Midwestern, New England Study Group, NGS Home Study Course, Surnames Projects and Genetic Genealogy, Speakers and Technology Special Interest Groups.

A number of publications and items are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Badge Holder
  • Burgundy Short-Sleeve Polo Shirt
  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Lapel Pin
  • Long-Sleeve Oxford Shirts
  • Tote Bag
  • White Short-Sleeve Polo Shirt

Fluvanna County Historical Society

The association has an Archives where a number of resources are available which incorporate:

  • Books
  • Genealogical Information
  • Historic Documents
  • Journals
  • Letters
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs

GHOTES - Genealogy and History of the Eastern Shore of Virginia

The association has many databases, which comprise: 

  • Ahnentafel Indexes
  • Family Bible Pages
  • Family Journals
  • Letters and Diaries
  • Marriage Registry Index 1896-1925
  • Scanned Historical Documents
  • Will Transcriptions

They also have a list of Books of Interest, which incorporate:

  • 1856 Land Tax Northampton Co.
  • Adventurers of Purse and Person 1607-1625
  • The Duntons of the Eastern Shore
  • Loose Papers
  • Marriages of Accomack Co. 1854-1895
  • Sundry Court Cases 1628-1731
  • Wills and Administrations of Accomack Co. 1800-1860
  • Wills and Administrations of Northampton Co. 1800-1854

There is also a list of County Records available on Microfilm at VA Archives in Richmond and a list of Churches and Cemeteries.

There is also a list of Publications available from Miles and Miles of Genealogy, which include:

  • 1850 and 1860 Accomack Co. Census Corrections
  • Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore
  • Eastern Shore of Virginia Land Patents Map
  • Family Reports
  • Marriages and Deaths from Eastern Shore Newspapers
  • Sandford's Charity Ledger Book
  • Tombstone Inscriptions of Upper Accomack Co.

Gloucester Genealogical Society

A number of databases are available, which incorporate:

  • Attorney and Physician Licences
  • Cemeteries
  • Census Returns
  • Deaths
  • Dog Licences
  • Gloucester Veterans Memorial and Personal Property Tax Assessments
  • Land Patents 1628-1849

Databases also include:

  • Land Tax Assessments
  • Marriages
  • Mill and Ferry Licences
  • Retail Merchants Licences
  • Rent Rolls 1704
  • Tax on Silver Items
  • Tavern and Public Entertainment Licences
  • Town Lot Tax Assessments

Many publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1900 Federal Census for Gloucester Co.
  • Deaths of Gloucester Co. 1865-1890
  • Marriages Gloucester Co. 1853-1895
  • Tax Account 1770-1771 for Gloucester Co.
  • Tax Records 1782-1820 for Abingdon, Petsworth and Ware Parishes

Goochland County Historical Society

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

  • 1787 and 1790 Census Returns of Virginia
  • 1810, 1830, 1860, 1870 Census Returns of Goochland Co.
  • Douglas Register 1750-1797
  • Goochland Wills Abstracts 1727-1777
  • List of Colonial Soldiers in Virginia
  • Marriages in Goochland Co. 1733-1815
  • Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns 1816-1854
  • Virginia Wills and Administrations 1632-1800