Virginia Family History Societies (T-Z)

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

County and other Societies

Tazewell County Historical Society

The association was formed in 1987 and its aims are to unite people who have an interest in local history and to preserve the historical archives of the County.

They have a number of publications available for sale, which include:

  • 1850 and 1870 Census Returns for Russell Co.
  • Arcadia's Images of America Books Series
  • Census Returns
  • Marriages
  • Melungeons Books
  • Mercer Co. Resources
  • Montgomery Co. Books
  • Tax Lists
  • Tazewell Co. Cemeteries.
  • Wythe Co. Books
Website:
http://www.tazewellhistory.org


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.

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


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.

Website:
http://www.vancpgs.org./contents/index.php


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
Website:
http://www.warrenheritagesociety.org


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
  • 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.

Website:
http://www.hswcv.org


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
Website:
http://www.wythecogha.org