Virginia Genealogy

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US TERRITORY OR
COLONY SETTLED

1607

STATEHOOD

1788

AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
(OR SIMILAR)

1624–25, 1782, 1783, 1784, 1785, 1786 (1700s censuses are partial)

FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS

1810 (partial)

PUBLIC-LAND OR
STATE-LAND STATE

State

BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
BEGIN

1830

MARRIAGE RECORDS
BEGIN

1830

CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS

Virginia Department of Health
Office of Vital Records and Health Statistics

Box 1999
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 662-6200

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