Virginia Family History Societies(L-M)

This section lists associations from Lee to Mount Vernon giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County and Other Societies

Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society

The aims of the association are to preserve archives relating to Lee Co. and to unite people who are interested in its past.

Many archives are accessible in their Library, which incorporate:

  • Cemeteries
  • Church Histories
  • Census Returns
  • Cook Books
  • Early Records
  • Early Settlers of Lee Co.
  • Genealogies
  • Periodicals
  • School Yearbooks
  • Telephone Directories

For a full list of archives available, please visit their site.

Some books are available for sale, which include Bicentennial History of Lee Co., Cemetery Records and A Pictorial History of Lee Co.


Lovettsville Historical Society

The association has a Library where numerous books are available, which include:

  • 8th Virginia Infantry
  • Genealogies
  • Loudoun Co. Church Registers 1745-1800
  • Loudoun Co. Families
  • Loudoun Co. Map
  • Lovettsville Union Cemetery
  • New Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • A People of God 1765-1965 New Jerusalem Lutheran Church
  • Virginia Genealogy

Some publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Loudoun Co. and the Civil War
  • Loudoun Co. Church Registers 1745-1800

Madison County Historical Society

Some publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Madison Co. Almanac 1907
  • Madison Co. Directory 1896
  • Madison Co. Land Grants 1722-1865
  • Shenandoah Secrets
  • Shenandoah National Park Undying Past

Martinsville - Bassett Historical Centre

Many archives are available in the Historical Centre, which include:

  • Census Returns
  • Early African-American Co-Habitation List
  • Family Files
  • Funeral Home Records
  • Genealogy Books
  • Genealogy Files Pilson Collection
  • Local History Files
  • Personal Computer Genealogy Collections

Their Local Company Collections incorporate:

  • DuPont, Tultex, Bassett-Walker
  • Blue Ridge Hardware & Supply Co.
  • Bassett Industries, Stanley Newspaper
  • Henry Co. Plywood, Bassett Pioneer

Mathews County Historical Society

Some publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Historic Homes and Properties of Mathews Co.
  • Mathews Co. Land and Personal Tax Lists 1791-1800
  • Mathews Co. Census Returns 1810-1860
  • Pictorial History of Mathews Co. 1791-1941
  • Tombstones of Mathews Co. 1711-1986
  • The Vestry Book of Kingston Parish 1679-1796

Mount Vernon Genealogical Society

The association has a Library where many archives are available, which comprise:

  • Bible Records
  • Births, Marriages and Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Census Returns
  • Church Histories and Registers
  • City Directories
  • Civil War Books
  • Court Records
  • Daughters of the American Revolution Books and Indexes
  • Deeds

Archives also incorporate:

  • Emigration and Immigration Records
  • Genealogies
  • Heraldry Books
  • Land Records
  • Maps
  • Military Records
  • Naturalisations
  • Newspapers
  • Passenger Lists
  • Town Histories
  • Wills and Probate

These archives relate not only to Mount Vernon, but to most Counties in Virginia, the State of Virginia as a whole and other States of America as well as further afield.