Virginia Genealogy Crash Course

When it comes to ancestral state bragging rights, Virginia genealogists have history on their side–the state is where our nation took root. Whether your ancestors were among the first pioneers, arrived as slaves, fought for the Confederacy or lived in the hills, presenter David A. Fryxell offers strategies for tracking them down.

  • SESSION STATUS: Digital Recording Available (Download Here)
  • STARTING TIME: On-Demand
  • LENGTH: 1 hour
  • PRICE: $39.99
  • PRESENTER: David A. Fryxell


  • Essential Virginia history, from General Assembly to secession from the Union
  • Tracking Dominion State immigrants to Chesapeake Bay and beyond
  • How to find land, church, tax, census, military and vital records in Virginia
  • Tricks for handling burned counties and ancestors with common names
  • Key websites for Virginia genealogy

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