Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

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Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]


Location Map: Location Map

Address: 20 Boscobel Rd Fredericksburg, VA 22405-1800

  • In southern Stafford County near the corner of Brooke Ringgold Roads. The entrance to the Family History Center is at the back of the building across from the satellite dishes. Please ring the doorbell.

Language: English

Phone: 540-361-7494


Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Holiday Schedule: FHC closed December 21, 2019 - January 6, 2020

Closed on all Federal holidays. Center may also be closed when Spotsylvania or Stafford County schools are closed due to inclement weather. Please call 540 361-7494 to determine this.

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Catalog: Microfilm and microfiche may be available to be viewed at local Family History Centers.
  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche previously ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: -- The Fredericksburg Virginia Family History Center owns about 200 books. The list can be viewed at

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. See this list for details.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 7 computers, 1 microfilm / microfiche scanner / copier, 1 flatbed scanner, and 1 microfiche reader

Local Resources[edit | edit source]

  • Fredericksburg Historic Court Records  - "consists of extracts, transcripts and indices of records in repository in the Fredericksburg Circuit Court, Fredericksburg, VA. The information presented by Historic Court Records are primarily extracts of 'loole papers' - the paper trail behind Court Order Book entries... In addition to 'loose paper' records, Historic Court Records also contains a searchable database of early Fredericksburg Land Tax Records." Additional records include Apprenctice Records, Clerk's Order Books, Inquests, Marriage Records and others.
  • Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society

Resources for Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Westmoreland County, King George County, Caroline County

  • Central Rappahannock Heritage Center: "The Central Rappahannock Heritage Center, Inc. is a non-governmental regional archives dedicated to preserving for research and posterity materials documenting the lives and work of the people."

Fredericksburg area resources online:

  • - Census, Land & Tax Records, Marriage Records, Government & Miscellaneous Lists, Searchable Newspapers Indexes

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

FamilySearch Help[edit | edit source]

Other Virginia Resources[edit | edit source]

Other local FamilySearch Wiki pages[edit | edit source]

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]