Links

Links

Fairfax County Cemetery Survey On Line
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/cemeteries/

Virginia Department of Historical Resources – Cemeteries
http://www.dhr.virginia.gov/homepage_general/faq_cem_presv.htm

Fairfax Genealogical Society
http://www.fxgs.org/

National Archives – Genealogical Research
http://www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/start-research/

Find A Grave
http://www.findagrave.com/

Billion Graves
http://billiongraves.com/

Association of Gravestone Studies – Symbols on Gravestones
https://gravestonestudies.org/knowledge-center/symbolism

Association of Gravestone Studies – Home Page
https://gravestonestudies.org/

Chicora Foundation, Inc. – Cemetery Preservation
http://www.chicora.org/cemetery-preservation.html

National Preservation Institute
http://www.npi.org/sem-cemet.html

Preservation Virginia
http://preservationvirginia.org

National Park Service Sailors and Soldiers Civil War Database
http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm

Library of Congress – Genealogical Research
www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy

From the Virginia Historical Society

Virginia Historical Society
www.vahistorical.org

Links to other online resources
The Virginia Historical Society offers a number of online resources to help with your research. Below is a list of our recommended online resources. These resources can be used in conjunction with research conducted in our library or on our online database of VHS collections.

Genealogy

Ancestry.com
www.ancestry.com

Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia (GRIVA)
http://grivagenealogy.wordpress.com/

Research locations (Virginia Genealogical Society)
List of genealogical and historical societies in Virginia
http://www.vgs.org/component/content/article/36-vra-links-cat/94-vra-links

Family history resources at the Library of Congress
www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy

Virginia Vital Statistics Genealogy Information
www.vdh.state.va.us/vital_records/gene.htm

Board for Certification of Genealogists
www.bcgcertification.org

Family Search Internet Genealogy Service
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
www.familysearch.org

National Genealogical Society
www.ngsgenealogy.org

RootsWeb.com Home Page
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Preservation Directory – Virginia Preservation Organizations
www.preservationdirectory.com

American Civil War Research and Genealogy Database
Subscription service, free demo available
www.civilwardata.com