Virginia Family History Societies(C-E)

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

County and Other Societies

Campbell County Historical Society

The aims of the society are to preserve Campbell County Courthouse as a museum, to preserve manuscripts relating to the history of Campbell County, and to research racial and cultural histories.

Some publications are available for sale, which include:

  • 1850 Campbell Co. Census Books
  • Campbell Co. Cemetery Books
  • Chronicle 1990-1999 - Campbell County Historical Society newsletters
  • Faith of Our Fathers - a 2010 Calendar showing photographs of the Oldest Churches in the Area
  • Reflections of Campbell Co. - a 2009 calendar with images of Campbell Co. past
Website:
http://www.campbellcountyvahistoricalsociety.org/

Charlotte County Historical and Genealogical Society

Many databases are available, which comprise:

  • Bible Records
  • Biographies
  • Births
  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Chancery Documents
  • Church Registers
  • Deaths
  • Family Names

Databases also incorporate:

  • Guardianship Accounts 1765-1782
  • Land Measurement Guide
  • Marriage Records
  • Military Records
  • Obituaries
  • Old Diseases
  • Old Occupations
  • Tax Records
  • Wills and Probate

Databases also include Newspaper Information, which incorporate:

  • Anniversaries
  • Business News
  • Divorces
  • Engagements
  • Marriages
  • Military
  • Reunions
  • School News
  • Will Notices

In addition, School Registers are also available:

  • Aspen
  • Drakes Branch
  • Keysville Elementary
  • Keysville High
  • Keysville: Bluestone-Harmony Academy
  • Randolph Henry High School
Website:
http://www.cchgs.net

Chesterfield Historical Society

Many archives can be accessed in their Library, which comprise:

  • Books
  • Cemetery Records
  • Church Minute Books
  • Civil War Maps
  • County Maps 1607-1991
  • Family Bible Records and Letters
  • Genealogies
  • Microfilms
  • Mining Maps
  • Periodicals
  • Pictures
  • School Record Books
  • Vertical Files: Newspaper Clippings, Magazine Clippings, Brochures, Programs from events

The Chesterfield Co. Death Register 1853-1896 is accessible, along with a list of Cemeteries.

Chesterfield Co. Marriages 1771-1854 is available to purchase from the association.

Website:
http://www.chesterfieldhistory.com

Clarke County Historical Association

The association was established in 1939, its aim being to preserve the history of Clarke County.

Many archives can be accessed in their Library, which include:

  • Births
  • Census Returns
  • Church Registers
  • Deaths
  • Directories
  • Drawings
  • Maps
  • Marriages
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs
  • Tombstone Inscriptions

It is possible to peruse the Library's on-line catalogue.  Links to other sites you may find of use are also accessible.

Website:
http://www.clarkehistory.org

Culpeper Genealogical Society

Many databases are accessible, which incorporate: 

  • Back Issues of Culpeper Connections, their quarterly Journal
  • Cemetery Listings
  • Church Information
  • Historic Markers
  • Photo Gallery
  • Register of Christenings and Marriages for 1794 in St Mark's Parish
  • Tombstone Inscriptions

A Research Guide is also accessible, which gives information about Culpeper Co. Courthouse, Culpeper Co. Library and the Museum of Culpeper History.  

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vacgs/