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Genealogy

Genealogical databases, websites, and bibliographies to aid users in the pursuit of their family history and origins.

Genealogy — A Guide in the Pursuit of Family History and Origins

family tree logoThis Genealogy Guide provides genealogical databases, websites, and bibliographies to aid users in the pursuit of their family history and origins.

In addition to this guide, many genealogical resources can be found in The Virginia Room, located on the second floor of the City of Fairfax Regional Library. The Virginia Room contains genealogical print holdings and online databases for almost all 50 states in addition to many countries.

Contact The Virginia Room for genealogical assistance.

The Genealogy Guide Is Intended For

  • Researchers looking for genealogy databases
  • Family historians researching their ancestors
  • Genealogists seeking resources by ethnicity
  • Anyone who is interested in tracing their family history.

Genealogy Library Events

Using Scholars to Leverage Your African American Research Success

Discover how academic scholarship can support and inform your genealogy research.  Presented by Timothy Pinnick, nationally known genealogist and author.  Join the African American Special In…

Date:
Monday, Sep 19, 2022
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
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Digital Programs Lecture/Workshop

Fairfax Genealogy Society's German Special Interest Group

German geneology topics. Adults. …

Date:
Monday, Sep 19, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Pohick Meeting Room 1, Pohick Meeting Room 2, Pohick Meeting Room 1, Pohick Meeting Room 2
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Presentation\Performance

Using DNA Tests to Identify Enslaved Parents

This presentation by LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson is based on “Parents for Isaac Garrett of Laurens County, South Carolina: DNA Corroborates Oral Tradition,” which won the National Genealogical Socie…

Date:
Monday, Oct 24, 2022
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
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Categories:
Digital Programs Lecture/Workshop

Databases for Genealogy Research

 
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