Genealogy

World Vital Records

A massive library with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, and millions of family trees. Access key collections: COMPLETE U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records; millions of newspaper articles; unique, exclusive local and international collections.

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AncestryLibrary

Available for genealogy research in the Headquarters library and at all branches. Use either Firefox or Chrome as your browser, as Ancestry is no longer supported in the Internet Explorer browser. Note: This database is not available remotely.

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Sanborn Maps

 Detailed property and land-use records for Virginia, useful tools for genealogy and historical research.

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