Genealogy Link Pages

 
 
Since 1912, the National Genealogical Society Quarterly has published material concerning all regions of the nation and all ethnic groups including compiled genealogies, case studies, essays on new methodology and little-known resources, critical reviews of current books, and previously unpublished source materials. Index
 
Published by the Gloucester Genealogical Society of Virginia, this journal is available as PDF versions online.
 
The first 35 volumes are available in a fully searchable form to account holders of Ancestry.com. View Tables of Contents - Vols. 1-21 (1963-1983) & Vols. 22-48 (1984-2010)
 
The Virginia Genealogist database, newly updated, now includes volumes 1 through 40, publication years 1957 to 1996. Edited and published by John Fredrick Dorman from 1957 to 2006, The Virginia Genealogist has a reputation for quality research and genealogical information not available elsewhere. Topics include compiled genealogies, personal property tax lists (which serve as useful substitutes for non-existent census records), and other local record abstracts, including court orders, deeds, wills, marriage registers, and other county sources. Also included are a wide variety of transcriptions and abstracts of Bible, church, military, and mercantile records. 
 
This journal covers the Tidewater Virginia counties between the Potomac and James Rivers. The journals have previously unpublished county records, family histories, histories of early churches and homes and information on sources and methods in research. Table of Contents

 

Index to and scanned images of the surviving records that veterans and their widows presented to the county courts to certify their eligibility for pension.
 
The War of 1812 database is an index of approximately 40,000 names, published by the Commonwealth of Virginia, appearing in Pay Rolls of Militia Entitled to Land Bounty Under the Act of Congress of Sept. 28, 1850 (Richmond, 1851) and its supplement, Muster Rolls of the Virginia Militia in the War of 1812 (Richmond, 1852). The supplement includes militia companies and parts of companies omitted in the published Pay Rolls.
 
The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System is a computerized database containing very basic facts about servicemen who served on both sides during the Civil War.
 
Holds the records of the United States Federal government. On-line access to art works, census data, U.S. legal manuscripts, the Federal Register and numerous additional materials.
 
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Mathews Oral History Project

The Mathews County Historical Society is engaged in an ongoing project to record and create permanent records of stories that residents have to tell. Read more.

Families of Mathews

Over 10,000 families of Mathews County, Virginia and their connections!

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