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Welcome to the Virginia
USGenWeb Obituary Project!

Alice Warner - Virginia Obituary Coordinator

 There are three levels of volunteering work involved in helping with this project:

  1. Submitting whole obituaries as seen in the newspaper. Permission is required. See bottom of page for information and sample letter.

  2. Indexing the information found in the obituary (Name, dob, dod, locations, parents, spouses, marriage date & location, cemetery, funeral home, date of source, picture availability) . If you live in Virginia or know someone who does that subscribes to a local paper, then you can help with this project! You can index the local paper. Permission is not required from the newspaper, so begin today. It is easy, not a lot of typing is involved, just a dedication to saving the obits and typing in the basic information for each one. Estimated amount of time five to ten minutes a day (or save them and do them on the weekend). More information available at bottom of this page.

  3. Individual Obituaries also accepted. Permission is required to place the obit word for word. Otherwise a synopsis or index of the obit can be submitted without permission.
    Know the city and need the county?

Participating Newspapers

  • Bristol Herald Courier - Bristol VA / TN - Archives
  • The Gazette-Virginian - Halifax County, VA - Archives
  • Rappahannock Record - Kilmarnock, VA - Archives
  • Counties
    **Only Counties with Obituaries are Linked**

    Accomack Albemarle Alleghany Amelia Amherst
    Appomattox Arlington Augusta Bath Bedford
    Bland Botetourt Brunswick Buchanan Buckingham
    Campbell Caroline Carroll Charles City Charlotte
    Chesterfield Clarke Craig Culpeper Cumberland
    Dickenson Dinwiddie Elizabeth City Essex Fairfax
    Fauquier Floyd Fluvanna Franklin Frederick
    Giles Gloucester Goochland Grayson Greene
    Greensville Halifax Hanover Harrison Henrico
    Henry Highland Isle of Wight James City King George
    King and Queen King William Lancaster Lee Loudoun
    Louisa Lunenburg Madison Mathews Mecklenburg
    Middlesex Montgomery Nansemond Nelson New Kent
    Norfolk Northampton Northumberland Nottoway Orange
    Page Patrick Pittsylvania Powhatan Prince Edward
    Prince George Prince William Princess Anne Pulaski Rappahannock
    Richmond Roanoke Rockbridge Rockingham Russell
    Scott Shenandoah Smyth Southampton Spotsylvania
    Stafford Surry Sussex Tazewell Warren
    Warwick Washington Westmoreland Wise Wythe
    York        
     
    Alexandria Bristol Chesapeake Danville Fredericksburg
    Hampton Hopewell Jamestown Lynchburg Newport News
    Norfolk Petersburg Portsmouth Radford Richmond
    Roanoke Salem Virginia Beach Williamsburg  


    This page was last revised Tuesday, 09-Jun-2009 22:41:37 EDT

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    Obituary Archives Project Coordinator - Maggie Stewart


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