US TERRITORY OR
AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
1624–25, 1782, 1783, 1784, 1785, 1786 (1700s censuses are partial)
FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS
BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS
Virginia Department of Health
Office of Vital Records and Health Statistics
Richmond, VA 23218
Virginia See All
Colonial Genealogy Resources
Connecticut, Delaware, Early American, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia
Were your ancestors some of the earliest Americans? Use this list, organized by state, of some colonial genealogy resources for you to use in your research.
Tracking Down Southern Ancestors After the Civil War
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia
Did your Southern ancestors vanish in the social and economic upheaval that followed the Civil War? We’ll show you the best records to track them down.
Southerners’ Migrations: Where Did They Go?
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia
Looking for Southern US ancestors who disappeared after the Civil War? Start your search in these common destinations of Southerners who left the South post...