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Genealogy

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

Genealogy

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This 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.

Genealogy Library Events

Late Night in the Virginia Room

Research the history of your Fairfax County property. Learn how to register a property as an historic site. And for the genealogist – a class and opportunity for one-on-one with an experienced resea…

Date:
Friday, Oct 4, 2019
Time:
5:00pm - 11:00pm
Location:
City of Fairfax Meeting Room A, City of Fairfax Meeting Room B, City of Fairfax Conference Room 103, City of Fairfax Meeting Room A, City of Fairfax Meeting Room B, City of Fairfax Conference Room 103
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African American Genealogy Study Group

Join fellow genealogists researching African American ancestors in this facilitated study group.  Share your brick wall challenges and research success stories.  We'll learn from each other. Cen…

Date:
Monday, Oct 7, 2019
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Centreville Meeting Room 1, Centreville Meeting Room 2, Centreville Meeting Room 1, Centreville Meeting Room 2
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African American Genealogy Study Group

Join fellow genealogists researching African American ancestors in this facilitated study group.  Share your brick wall challenges and research success stories.  We'll learn from each other.  C…

Date:
Monday, Dec 2, 2019
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Centreville Meeting Room 1, Centreville Meeting Room 2, Centreville Meeting Room 1, Centreville Meeting Room 2
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Researching Enslaved Ancestors & Finding Calvin: a Case Study

Explore resources to locate and learn about the lives of enslaved people.  Join us as genealogist Renate Sanders, offers tools and strategies from the general to the specific as she introduces at…

Date:
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020
Time:
10:30am - 1:00pm
Location:
City of Fairfax Meeting Room A, City of Fairfax Meeting Room B, City of Fairfax Meeting Room A, City of Fairfax Meeting Room B
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Databases for Genealogy Research

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