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African American Research
An overview of resources of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

Africana Heritage Project
Volunteer-run site will help you rediscover records that document the names and lives of former slaves, freedpersons and their descendants.

Afro-American Genealogical Research
A bibiography of resources for researching your African American ancestry.

Ancestry.com
Search for family history records (some searches involve a fee).

Campbell County Historical Society
Local group dedicated to preserving Campbell County history.

Castle Garden: America's First Immigration Center
Offers a database of 10 million immigrants from 1830 to 1892.

Cemetery Junction
An online directory of cemeteries in the U.S. and Australia.

Census Trail
Find information missing from Federal censuses.

Cyndi’s List
Over 208,000 links to Internet genealogy sites.

Familysearch.org
Search for ancestors or share information with others.

Find A Grave
Find the graves of famous and not-so-famous people.

Genealogy Roots Blog
A blog devoted to online genealogy databases, records and resources, with a focus on vital records.

Jones Memorial Library
Genealogy links from the second oldest public library in Virginia.

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Features a genealogy section.

Obits Archive
Find obituaries from newspapers all over the country.

Richmond Daily Dispatch
Searchable database features articles printed during the Civil War.

RootsWeb.com
A free genealogy site maintained by Ancestry.com.

U.S. GenWeb
Provides free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.

Virginia Historical Counties
Enter a date and see a map with county boundaries for that year.

Vital Records Information
Find out where to obtain vital records.

What Is A First Cousin, Twice Removed?
Confused about naming generations of relations? This article explains it all.


Military Records

Military Records & Resources
Great resources from the Library of Virginia in Richmond.

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