Ancestry for Virginians
Free access to select Ancestry.com materials from the Library of Virginia’s collections. Available to Virginia residents who are authenticated using GeoIP validation. Users may need to enable geolocation services on their browser to gain access. Please note: The ‘Ancestry for Virginians’ content is included in Ancestry.com personal subscriptions.
Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. Heritage Hub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.
Virginia Memory is part of the online presence of the Library of Virginia, the state archives and reference library. The Library maintains vast and varied collections of print materials, manuscripts, archival records, newspapers, photographs and ephemera, maps and atlases, rare books, and fine art that tell the history of the commonwealth and its people. Access to the digital collections found on Virginia Memory is made possible by federal funding provided through the Library Services and Technology Act program administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.