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Historic Court Records. An archive of information from apprentice records, births, Clerk's Order Boosk, Court Records, Free Negro/Slave Records, nquests, Marriage Records, Mayor's Court, Military Records, Plats, Slave Records and Wills. 

Fredericksburg Circuit Court. Current project underway is digitizing marriage records. An index is being developed that will have original document attached. Information varies per year, but most have couple's parents, mothers' maiden names, schooling completed, number of previous marriages, place of birth.  Because of its proximity to the military base at Quantico, many marriage licences were obtained in Fredericksburg for non-Fredericksburg or Virginia natives. 

Central Rappahannock Heritage Center.  The largest regional archives in Virginia. Sign up for their newsletter to learn of new acquisitions. 

Library of Virginia. Located in Richmond, VA, this library has a large collection of genealogical material. 

White Oak Civil War Museum.  Fredericksburg has a wealth of Civil War sites and information, but one of the best and least known is this private museum. It is open limited hours, so always check before visiting. For those seeking information on ancestors  in the Civil War, this collection is not to be missed. 

Family History Center.  Located at 20 Boscobel Road, Fredericksburg, VA (in southern Stafford County near the corner of Brooke & Ringgold Roads) the Center offers free access to such paid websites as Ancestry, Fold3 and Newspaper  Helpful staff is always available.

Rappahannock Colonial Heritage Society, Inc.  The colonial society is a group of dedicated people inerested in the rich colonial heritage of Fredericksburg, VA. Visit their web site for more information and upcoming programs. 


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