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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

Genealogy 101: Vital and Court Records

Explore two useful types of genealogy records. Vital records include births, marriages and deaths. Court records, such as wills and deeds, can provide information that you can’t locate anywhere else…

Date:
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020
Time:
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Reston Meeting Room 1 , Reston Meeting Room 2 , Reston Meeting Room 1 , Reston Meeting Room 2
Categories:
Lecture/Workshop

Kickstart Your Family History Research! (3rd of 4 classes)

Find Your Ancestor in the Records.  The courthouse holds vital, property and tax records.  Look to Federal records for military pensions and service.  Learn how to locate histories, newspapers, cit…

Date:
Thursday, Jun 25, 2020
Time:
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Martha Washington Meeting Room 104A , Martha Washington Meeting Room 104B, Martha Washington Meeting Room 104A , Martha Washington Meeting Room 104B
Categories:
Lecture/Workshop

African American Genealogy Special Interest Group

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

Date:
Monday, Jul 20, 2020
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Centreville Meeting Room 1, Centreville Meeting Room 2, Centreville Meeting Room 1, Centreville Meeting Room 2
Categories:
Lecture/Workshop

Kickstart Your Family History Research! (Final class)

Find It Online.  Any genealogy librarian will tell you that it is not all online.  But, there is a tremendous amount of family history information available to the online researcher.  Learn about s…

Date:
Thursday, Jul 30, 2020
Time:
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Sherwood Meeting Room, Sherwood Meeting Room
Categories:
Lecture/Workshop

African American Genealogy Special Interest Group

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

Date:
Monday, Sep 21, 2020
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Centreville Meeting Room 1, Centreville Meeting Room 2, Centreville Meeting Room 1, Centreville Meeting Room 2
Categories:
Lecture/Workshop

African American Genealogy Special Interest Group

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

Date:
Monday, Nov 16, 2020
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Centreville Meeting Room 1, Centreville Meeting Room 2, Centreville Meeting Room 1, Centreville Meeting Room 2
Categories:
Lecture/Workshop

Databases for Genealogy Research

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