Fredericksburg Research ResourcesX

Fredericksburg City Charter

Published Fredericksburg City Ordinances

Acts of Incorporation and General Ordinance of Fredericksburg, VA. Approved May 19, 1899.

Index of Order and Minute Books of the Courts in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg City Directories

Embrey Index To Fredericksburg Deeds and Wills 1727-1920

Embrey Index To Spotsylvania County Deeds and Wills 1722-1921

Index to surviving building permits

Named Properties in the Spotsylvania County Early Deed Index

Early Falmouth Deeds in King George County

Old and Historic Fredericksburg District

Fredericksburg Newspapers:

  • Virginia Gazette 1736-1780


    United States Census Lists

    Note: Fredericksburg was enumerated as part of Spotsylvania County in the 19th century

    U.S. 1798 Direct Tax, Berkeley Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia


    This is the only known surviving 1798 Direct Tax List in Virginia.

    Fredricksburg Population Census Lists

  • 1850 List of Free Inhabitants (Schedule 1)
  • 1850 List of Slave Inhabitants (Schedule 2)
  • 1850 Products of Industry (Schedule 5)

  • 1860 List of Free Inhabitants (Schedule 1)
  • 1860 List of Slave Inhabitants (Schedule 2)
  • 1860 List of Inhabitants who died during the year ending 1st June 1860 (Schedule 3)
  • 1860 Products of Industry (Schedule 5)

  • 1870 List of Inhabitants (Schedule 1)
  • 1880 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg (Schedule 1) in Enumeration District 138 (southern Fredericksburg)
  • 1880 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg (Schedule 1) in Enumeration District 139 (northern Fredericksburg)
  • 1880 Agricultural Production of Fredericksburg (Schedule 2) in Enumeration Districts 138 & 139
  • 1900 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg in Enumeration District 89 (Lower Ward, Fredericksburg)
  • 1900 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg in Enumeration District 90 (Upper Ward, Fredericksburg)
  • 1910 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg in Enumeration District 41 (Lower Ward, Fredericksburg)
  • 1910 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg in Enumeration District 42 (Upper Ward, Fredericksburg)
  • 1920 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg in Enumeration District 47 (Upper Ward, Fredericksburg)
  • 1920 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg in Enumeration District 48 (Upper Ward, Fredericksburg)
  • 1920 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg in Enumeration District 49 (Lower Ward, Fredericksburg)
  • 1920 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg in Enumeration District 50 (Lower Ward, Fredericksburg)
  • 1930 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg in Enumeration District 107-1 (Upper Ward, Fredericksburg)
  • 1930 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg in Enumeration District 107-2 (Upper Ward, Fredericksburg)
  • 1930 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg in Enumeration District 107-3 (Lower Ward, Fredericksburg)
  • 1930 List of Inhabitants of Fredericksburg in Enumeration District 107-4 (Lower Ward, Fredericksburg)

    Spotsylvania County Population Census Lists

  • 1850 List of Free Inhabitants, Spotsylvania County (Schedule 1)
  • 1850 List of Slave Inhabitants, Spotsylvania County (Schedule 2)
  • 1850 Agricultural Production, Spotsylvania County (Schedule 4)

  • 1860 List of Free Inhabitants, Berkley Parish (Schedule 1)
  • 1860 List of Free Inhabitants, St. George's Parish (Schedule 1)
  • 1860 List of Slave Inhabitants, Berkley Parish (Schedule 2)
  • 1860 List of Slave Inhabitants, St. George's Parish (Schedule 2)
  • 1860 List of Persons who died during the year ending 1st June 1860 (Schedule 3)
  • 1860 Agricultural Production, Berkley Parish (Schedule 4)
  • 1860 Agricultural Production, St. George's Parish (Schedule 4)

  • 1870 List of Inhabitants, Berkley Township (Schedule 1)
  • 1870 Agricultural Production, Berkley Township (Schedule 3)
  • 1870 List of Inhabitants, Chancellor Township (Schedule 1)
  • 1870 Agricultural Production, Chancellor Township (Schedule 3)
  • 1870 List of Inhabitants, Courtland Township (Schedule 1)
  • 1870 Agricultural Production, Courtland Township (Schedule 3)
  • 1870 List of Inhabitants, Livingston Township (Schedule 1)
  • 1870 Agricultural Production, Livingston Township (Schedule 3)

  • 1880 List of Inhabitants, Berkley District Enumeration District 134 (Schedule 1)
  • 1880 List of Inhabitants, Courtland District Enumeration District 135 (Schedule 1)
  • 1880 Agricultural Production, Courtland District Enumeration District 135 (Schedule 2)
  • 1880 List of Inhabitants, Chancellor District Enumeration District 136 (Schedule 1)
  • 1880 List of Inhabitants, Livingston District Enumeration District 137 (Schedule 1)

  • 1900 List of Inhabitants, Courtland magisterial District(upper ward), Enumeration District 78
  • 1910 List of Inhabitants, Courtland magisterial District (upper ward), Enumeration District 114
  • 1920 List of Inhabitants, Courtland magisterial District (part), Enumeration District 147

  • 1930 List of Inhabitants, Courtland magisterial District (western part), Enumeration District 89-5
  • 1930 List of Inhabitants, Courtland magisterial District (eastern part), Enumeration District 89-6

    Stafford County Population Census Lists

  • 1850 List of Free Inhabitants (Schedule 1)
  • 1850 List of Slave Inhabitants (Schedule 2)

  • 1860 List of Free Inhabitants (Schedule 1)
  • 1860 List of Slave Inhabitants (Schedule 2)
  • 1860 List of Inhabitants who died during the year ending 1st June 1860 (Schedule 3)

  • 1870 List of Inhabitants, Falmouth Township

  • 1880 List of Inhabitants, Falmouth magisterial District, Enumeration District 141

  • 1900 List of Inhabitants, Falmouth magisterial District (part), Enumeration District 86
  • 1900 List of Inhabitants, Falmouth magisterial District (part), Enumeration District 87

  • 1910 List of Inhabitants, Falmouth magisterial District (part), Enumeration District 103

  • 1920 List of Inhabitants, Falmouth magisterial District (part), Enumeration District 110
  • 1920 List of Inhabitants, Falmouth magisterial District (part), Enumeration District 111
  • 1930 List of Inhabitants, Falmouth magisterial District (upper part), Enumeration District 90-3
  • 1930 List of Inhabitants, Falmouth magisterial District (lower part), Enumeration District 90-4

    United States Freedman Lists

  • Registries of African American residents of Caroline County 1866

    Public Records of the City or County

    Merchant License Lists

    Stafford County

  • 1806
  • 1807
  • 1815

    Fredericksburg

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    Personal Property Tax Lists

    Library of Virginia Research Note of Personal Property Tax Records

    Falmouth


    1815

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    Fredericksburg

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    Lists of Taxable Town Lots

    Library of Virginia Research Note of Land Tax Records

    Falmouth

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    Fredericksburg Land Tax Records

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    Fredericksburg City Council Minutes

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    Mutual Assurance Society Policy Index 1796-1867

    Links to Research Sites for Fredericksburg, Caroline, Spotsylvania and Stafford counties
  • Court House Records Project
  • Central Rappahannock Regional Library
  • Geography of Slavery in Virginia, made available by the Virginia Center for Digital History Project, University of Virginia.
  • The Letters to Doctors James Carmichael & Son, Fredericksburg, VA., made available by Historical Collections & Services of the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia
  • Research Resources beyond Fredericksburg

    Loose Paper Resources for Fredericksburg

  • List of Claims for Civil War Damage
  • Plats of Fredericksburg 1721-1927
  • Floor Plans of Fredericksburg
  • Probate Inventories
  • Building Specifications and Contract Documents
  • Pictures of Fredericksburg 1862-1997
  • Pictures of Falmouth 1927
  • Pictures of Fredericksburg 1927
  • Historic Fredericksburg: A Pictorial History An Index of Images
  • Hodge Index of The Fredericksburg Times
  • Index of George H. S. King Papers at the Virginia Historical Society

    Thornton Town Plat



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