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References for Genealogists

 

 

Library of Virginia

 

DAR Library Washington, D.C.

 

Military

 

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors

 

General reference

 

Cyndi’s List of Genealogical Sites

 

Read the Census Reports

 

Historical Glossary

 

Old Style / New Style Dates

 

Library of Virginia

 

Revolutionary War Bibliographies

 

Maps and guide to searching these pages

 

Historical Societies and State History

 

North Carolina State Archives

 

Kentucky County History

 

North Carolina County History

 

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

 

History of Virginia Counties also County Formation

Virginia Historical Society

 

Jamestown, Virginia

 

Law

 

Definition of Dower

 

Reading Probate Records

 

Colonial Wills

 

Women and the Law

 

Women’s Rights 1798

 

Statutes at Large of Virginia

 

Eighteenth Century Virginia Law

 

Land

 

 

Federal Patents

 

Introduction to Virginia Land History from Land Record Reference

 

 

Maps

 

United States Map – States as of 1895

 

National County Formation Maps

 

National Atlas

 

Virginia Map 1895 (link on the above site -- huge file, don't click unless you have DSL or Cable)

 

Virginia Map 1850

 

Old Virginia Map containing the Peumansend

 

Detail of Old Virginia Map showing Peumansend

 

Occupations

 

Old Occupations

 

 

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