Virginia Family History Societies(T-Z)

This section lists associations from Tidewater to Wythe giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Tidewater Genealogical Society

Numerous publications are available for sale, which include:

  • 1789-1800 Newport News: A Centennial History
  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Index of Clerks' Fee Books 1774
  • Isle of Wight Chancery Court Papers 1773-1839
  • Isle of Wight County Judgment Papers 1799-1801

Links to other sites you may find of use are also accessible.


Virginia-North Carolina Piedmont Genealogical Society

Many archives are accessible in their Search Room, which include:

  • Genealogies
  • Heritage Books
  • Military Records
  • Vertical Files

Numerous archives are also available in Danville Public Library, which incorporate:

  • Census Returns
  • DAR Lineage Records
  • Genealogies
  • Peerages
  • Pension Records
  • Ships Passenger Lists

Details of Cemeteries is on the site, along with details of County Courthouses.  Information regarding links to other sites you may find of use is also accessible.


Warren Heritage Society

The association was established in 1971.  Many archives can be accessed in Laura Virginia Hale Archives, which include:

  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • General Files
  • Ledgers
  • LVH Collection(Research undertaken by Laura Virginia Hale)
  • MMF Collection(Miscellaneous Manuscript Files)
  • Newspapers
  • Obituaries
  • Photographs
  • Rare Books
  • WHS Collection

Washington County Historical Society

Many resources can be accessed in their Library, which incorporate:

  • Bible Records
  • Census Returns
  • Church Registers and Histories
  • DAR Patriot Index
  • Deed Abstracts
  • Directories
  • Early Settlers
  • Genealogies
  • Genealogy Charts
  • Marriages
  • Military Records
  • Obituaries
  • Tax Lists
  • Town Histories
  • Will Abstracts

An index of Family Files is also accessible.

A list of Cemeteries is on the site along with some Tombstone Images and Inscriptions.

Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880 Washington Co. Census (Annotated)
  • Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800
  • Back Issues of their Bulletin
  • A Century of Furniture: The Rose Cabinet Shops
  • Civil War Research Guide
  • Death Records
  • History of Southwest Virginia and Washington County - Lewis Preston Summers
  • Marriages 1781-1880, 1891-1902
  • Michael Sword: Ancestry and Historical Narrative
  • Washington Co. Deaths
  • Washington Co. Marriages 1781-1853, 1853-1880 and 1891-1902

A full list of publications available for sale is available on their site.


Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association

Many publications are available for sale, which comprise:

  • Annotated Death Records
  • Census Returns
  • Civil War Pension Records
  • Deed Abstracts
  • Genealogies
  • Letters
  • My German Ancestors
  • Repass Family Recipes
  • Wills
  • Wythe Co. Births, Marriages and Deaths

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