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There are 95 Counties in Virginia
and 41 Independent Cities

Virginia Genealogy Resources:


VA State Vital Statistics Office

Office of Vital Records
P.O. Box 1000
Richmond, VA 23218-1000

Information:

(804) 662-6200
http://www.vdh.state.va.us

Background Checks on Dates with Virginia Marriage Records

When your parents met, or your grandparents, it's likely that they met at some sort of formal meeting place, such as at church or at a dance.  Fifty years later, your children, or grandchildren, are likely talking about how they met their spouse on the internet through an online dating site.  in recent years, online dating sites have become the fastest way to meet someone new, and one of the great things about them is that you can meet someone from just about anywhere in the world, meaning, as the sites proclaim, that your chances of finding love are greatly improved because there are many more people in your proverbial pond to be introduced to.

But there is, however, another problem, and that is trusting the person that you're interested in dating.  While there has always been a small chance that someone at a social gathering was being something other than completely honest, it is difficult to hide one's true personality from an entire town or group of friends.  Dating someone online, however, is an entirely different ballgame, and it's very easy for someone to hide their true selves.  On more than one occasion, an interested party thought he was talking with a gorgeous woman only to discover later that they were really speaking with a man.

Finding the Truth

So how do you find the truth about a person before you meet with them in-person, or before you lose your heart to them? It is actually fairly easy.  If you start chatting with a person and find that they are interested in meeting with you - interested enough to actually give you their real name and the state they live in - then you can start digging.  All you need to do is to find the right website, and it's quite easy.

There are many websites that allow you to perform people searches.  While that will give you some information, such as their real address and phone number, it won't tell you about the type of person they are or about their personality.  Looking up marriage records, however, can.  Virginia marriage records are a great source of information that can help you tell whether someone you're interested in (and who lives in the state) is going to be honest with you.

What does a Virginia marriage record tell you exactly? When you research and find a Virginia marriage record, you have all sorts of information about that person, especially whether they are currently single or married.  Unfortunately, there are many men and women who tell others that they are single when in fact they are actually married.

Looking up Virginia marriage records before you agree to meet with anyone can help you avoid dealing with unnecessary and unwanted annoyances like liars.  Look up the marriage records in the state that your potential mate is from, and make use of the information.

 

Accomack County

FISHER Bible

Jacob STILES Bible


Albemarle County

1800-1846 Various Albemarle Co. Marriages

DAVIS-THACKER Bible

GARLAND-HAMNER-GAY-ROBIE Bible

HARRIS Bible

RUSH Bible


Alleghany County

1841-1847 Partial  Marriage Index

JOHNSON marriage records

KEAN Bible

Other Records:


Alexandria, City of


Amelia County

1735-1755 Marriage Bonds

1766-1789 Marriages (MAY)

1775-1825 Marriages

1856 Marriage Records, Partial

1857 Marriage Records, Partial

Early Marriage Bonds,
Groom Index:

   A-B    C-D    G-L    M-R    S-Z

Early Marriage Records


Amherst County

1763-1852 CAMDEN Marriages

1780 Miscellaneous Marriage Records

1796-1800 Marriages ("M")

1801-1813 HALL Family Marriage Bonds

1802 Various Marriages, Register, pg 160

1804-1894 Selected BRYANT Marriages

1857-1956 Misc. Marriages

MAGANN marriages (and variations)

Marriage Book 1 Partial Index


Appomattox County

ALVIS Bible

RUSH Bible

TUCKER Bible


Arlington County


Augusta County

CRICKENBERGER Bible

LANDES Bible

ROWAN Bible

CLAYTON/CLAYTOR/CLAYTER Marriages

1700-1799 Augusta County Marriages

Marriage Book 1

Scotch-Irish Settlement Marriages -Brides

Scotch-Irish Settlement Marriages -Grooms

1785-1793 Marriages


Appomattox County

ALVIS, George A. Bible

RUSH Bible

TUCKER Bible


Bath County


Bedford County

HUBBARD Bible Records

HOPKINS, Jesse Turner Bible Records

HOPKINS, John Bible Records

HANCOCK, A B Bible Records

JOHNSON, P. Bible

JOHNSON, John Bible

JOHNSON, Thomas Bible

JOHNSON, Robert Bible

KIDD, Henry D. Bible

MURPHY Bible

CHAFFIN Records

CHAFFIN Marriages

HOGAN Marriages

Society of Friends (Quaker) Marriages, 16 August, 1778

MARKHAM Marriages to 1850, Bride Index

MARKHAM Marriage Bonds

Marriages from Wm. and Mary College Quarterly, Vol. 11, No. 4

1759-1800 Misc. Marriages

1762-1853 Marriages (MARTIN Grooms)

1771-1822 Marriages (DIXON Grooms)

1778-1866 Marriages (MITCHELL Brides)

1779-1866 Marriages (MITCHELL Grooms)

1783-1854 Marriages (WILKS)

1788-1849 Misc. Marriages

1788-1870 Marriages (CLAYTOR Grooms)

1791-1868 Marriages (CLAYTOR Brides)

1791-1881 Marriages (PREAS)

1792-1842 Marriages (REESE Grooms)

1792-1899 Marriages (BURNETT Grooms)

1793-1899 Marriages (BURNETT Brides)

1795-1854 Marriages (MAYHEW Grooms)

1797-1846 Marriages (DOBYNS)

1799-1823 Marriages (WALROND)

1802-1851 Marriages (CRUMPACKER Grooms)

1802-1858 Marriages (WOODFORD Brides)

1817-1851 Marriages (WOODFORD)

1826-1841 Marriages (WALROND)

1826-1872 Marriages (WALDRON)

1853-1975 Marriages (MITCHELL Grooms)

1854-1893 Marriages (WOODFORD)

1854-1973 Marriages (WILKES Grooms)

1855-1976 Marriages (MITCHELL Brides)

1857-1985 Marriages (CLAYTOR Grooms)

1858-1976 Marriages (CLAYTOR Brides)

1860-1973 Misc. Marriages

1876-1928 Marriages (WOODFORD Brides)

1895-1928 Marriages (WOODFORD Grooms)

1929-1971 Marriages (WOODFORD Grooms)

1933-1954 Marriages (WOODFORD Brides)


Bland County


Botetourt County

1770-1803 Marriages Bride Index

1770-1803 Marriages Groom Index

1783-1850 Misc. Marriages

KESSLER/ DAVIS Bible

ROWLAND-GILMORE Bible

HOGAN Marriages

LESLIE Marriages

WIERS Family Marriages, 1796-1835

CALDWELL/LOONEYS Marriages

CRUMPACKER Marriages


Brunswick County

1750-1852 Marriages

1753-1850 Marriages

RIDEOUT Marriages

BARNER Bible

EPPS Bible

HICKS Bible

JACKSON Bible

MALLORY Bible

Marriage Bonds & Ministers Returns, Surnames Beginning 'HA'

Marriage Bonds at Lawrenceville, Wm. and Mary Qrtly., Vol. 7,


Buchanan County

RILEY Bible

ROBERTS Family Marriages


Buckingham County

1784-1794 Marriages

1786-1793 Various Marriages

GANNAWAY Bible

HAMNER, PURYEAR, MOORE Marriages


Campbell County

CLAYTOR / WOODFORD Marriages

JENNINGS/JOHNSON Bible

EPPERSON Bible

KIDD Bible

MORRIS Bible

PUCKETT Bible

SNOW Bible

HOGAN Marriages

SHANNON Family Births, Deaths, & Marriages


Caroline County

1869-1870 Marriage Book #1

CLAY** Marriages

SCOTT Bible

SEAL Bible

WORTHAM Bible


Carroll County

DALTON Marriages -Brides

DALTON Marriages -Grooms

GRAY Marriages

BAKER Marriages

GALLIMORE Marriages

HANKS Marriages

LARGEN Marriages

BEDSAUL Marriages

CARRICO Marriages

HARROLD Marriages

Carroll County Marriages


Charles City County

1660-1811 Marriages

Wm. & Mary Quarterly, V. 8, No. 3 Marriage Bonds


Charlotte County

ELAM, Edward Bible

LEE Bible

MALONEY Bible

PETTUS Bible

WEATHERFORD Bible

ELAM, Letty  Bible

DEUPREE Bible

FORE Bible

GOODE Bible

LEE-GREGORY Bible

RUTLEDGE Bible

CLARK Marriages


Chesapeake City

In 1962, Norfolk County and the City of South Norfolk merged to form the Independent City of Chesapeake.

1850-1995 Various City of Chesapeake Marriages

MIDGETT Marriages


Chesterfield County


Clarke County

ALEXANDER Bible

DORSEY Bible

HOWARD Bible

LINDSEY Bible

GALLOWAY Bible

THOMSON Bible


Craig County


Culpeper County

ASHBY Bible

CAMPBELL Famiy Bible

JUDD Bible

PETTY Bible

COLVIN Bible


Cumberland County

Cumberland County Marriage Bonds


Dickenson County


Dinwiddie County

1832-1833 Misc. Marriages

1841-1842 Misc. Marriages

1847-1919 Misc. Marriages

BADGER Marriages

BLOUNT Bible

NEWCOMB Bible

ROSE Bible

WELLS Bible

RIDDLE-WELLS Bible


Elizabeth City County
(Created in 1634, originally known by the name of Kecoughton, it was incorporated into the City of Hampton in 1952.)

1689-1698 Marriage Licenses

1694-1720 Misc. Marriages

1694-1720 Marriages (same as above-different website)

1698-1702 Marriages


Essex County


Fairfax County


Fauquier County

1700-1799 Fauquier County Marriages

1759-1770 Fauquier County Marriages

1759-1786 Fauquier Co. Marriage Bonds

1759-1854 Selected Marriage Records

1763-1792 Fauquier County Marriages

1773-1814 Fauquier County Marriages

1795-1805 Index to Marriage Register Volume Two, (W's)

THOMSON Bible

HENRY Bible

LINDSEY Bible


Floyd County

1840-1846 Marriages

AKERS Marriages

DULANEY Marriages

Early Marriages

HILL Marriages

SHELOR Bible

Other Records:

Floyd County, Virginia Births, 1873-79  -Ancestry.com

Floyd County, Virginia Births, 1880-84  -Ancestry.com

Floyd County, Virginia Deaths, 1853-82  -Ancestry.com

Floyd County, Virginia Deaths, 1883-96  -Ancestry.com


Fluvanna County

1777-1858 Marriage Bonds

PERKINS Bible


Franklin County

1787-1858 Various Marriage Bonds, "S"

1789-1852 Marriage Bonds, "T"

PETERS Marriages, Bride Index

PERDUE Marriages


Frederick County

DAY, Samuel Bible

GAVER/HARDESTY Bible

SAMSON/SAMPSON Bible


Giles County


Gloucester County

1833-1859 Misc. Early Marriages


Goochland County

1730-1779 Marriage Bonds

1730-1789 Marriages, Bride Index

1730-1789 Marriages, Groom Index

1770-1789 Marriage Bonds

1780-1789 Marriage Bonds

1829 Marriage Bond Book, Page 46

CRUTCHFIELD Marriages

Early Marriage Bonds

Register of St. James Northam Parish, Part 1

Register of St. James Northam Parish, Part 2

Register of St. James Northam Parish, Part 3


Grayson County


Greene County


Greensville County

1803-1879 Misc. Marriages

FAISON Marriages


Halifax County

1753-1800 Marriages, Groom Indexed

1753-1800 Marriages, Bride Indexed

1775-1811 Misc. Marriages in Early Halifax County

BOYD Marriages

CLARK Marriages

COBBS Bible

IRBY Marriages

HAMLETT Bible

MCCARGO, Isaac Henry Bible

MCCARGO, James Clay Bible

MCCARGO, Jonathan Bible

SEAMSTER Family Marriages

SEAMSTER Marriages

WARD, LAMKIN, BACON, GREGORY, SCOTT, EDWARDS Bibles


Hanover County

GARRETT Bible

LONGAN Bible


Henrico County

1682-1685 Marriage Bonds and Licenses

1682-1699 Marriages, St. John's Church

1700-1791 Marriages, St. John's Church

1815-1875 Marriages, St. John's Church

CRAFTON, William S. and Sarah JEFFRIES, 1847


Henry County

1778-1799 Marriage Index

1785-1837 Misc. Marriages

1869-1907 Misc. African-American Marriages

1873-1904 Misc. African-American Marriages

COLE Bible

IVIE, IVY, WELLS Marriages

RICHARDSON Bible


Highland County


Isle Of Wight County

1799-1808 Minister's Returns, 450-451

1799-1824 Minister's Returns

BLOUNT Bible

HODSDEN Bible

JORDAN Bible

MORRISON Bible

NEAVILLE Bible


James City County

COKE Bible

GEDDY Bible


King And Queen County

WALKER Bible


King George County

1768-1776 Misc. Marriages

1779-1849 Early Marriages

1787-1849 Marriages


King William County


Lancaster County

1717-1739 Marriage Bonds

1717-1797 Marriages

1786-1787 Marriages in a Deed Book by John Leland

1793-1795 Assorted Marriages

1795-1810 Marriages by Rawleigh Tapscott

Early Marriage Bonds

Early Marriage Bonds

Misc. Early Marriages

Early Marriages - Brides

Early Marriages - Grooms

Miscellaneous Marriages


Lee County

PARSONS Bible

RUSSELL Bible


Loudoun County

1762-1850 Loudoun County Marriage Bonds-Ancestry.com

1773-1814 Marriages

1833-1834 Marriages

1835-1836 Marriages

1837-1839 Marriages

1847-1849 Marriages

JURY - GALLOWAY Bible

LACEY Bible

WOOD Bible


Louisa County

GRUBBS Marriages

KUPER/FRAZER Marriage Invitation


Lunenburg County

Transcriptions from Lyman Bell's "The Old Free State"

1760-1815  1763-97  1781-1846  1800-31  1817-50  1829-35  1831-38

1761-1926 Misc. Marriage Bonds

1763-1795 Misc. Marriages

1773-1797 Marriages

1784-1815 Misc. Marriages

BRACEY Bible

CRYMES Bible

CLARK Bible

DAVES Bible

GEE Bible

GOODE Bible

LEE-GREGORY Bible

Marriage Bonds in Lunenburg Court-House

STREET Bible

TOMLINSON-CROWDER Bible

WARD, LAMKIN, BACON, GREGORY, SCOTT, EDWARDS Bibles

WILLIAMS Bible

YANCEY Bible


Lynchburg-City of

CLAYTOR Marriages

ROHR Bible


Madison County

EARLY Bible


Mathews County

1751-1778 Marriages, Kingston Parish


Mecklenburg County

CRUTCHFIELD Marriages

BARNER Bible

BING Bible

BRAME-HESTER Bible

DAVIS Bible

GREGORY Bible

MCCARGO Bible

MCCARGO Bible

Marriage Bonds and Licenses

Miscellaneous Marriage Records

RIDOUT Bible


Middlesex County

1741-1805 Marriages

Early Marriages

WORMELEY Bible


Montgomery County

1785-1929 "Re-Ri" Surnames Brides

1786-1927 "V" Surnames Grooms

BARNETT Bible

BUSHONG/DAVIS Marriage Record, 1788

HOGAN Marriages

JEWEL Bible

KITTS/WYRICK Marriage Bond, 1786

MCCOMAS/Bailey Marriage Bond, 1787

MEACHAM/MILES Bible

NUNLEY Bible

SHELOR Bible

SHELL/SAWYER Marriage Record, 1851

SHIELDS Bible

SHILLING/KING Marriage Record, 1817

SISLER Marriages

SHUFFLEBARGER Bible, 1803-1931

SHUFFLEBARGER Bible, 1826-1976

SHUFFLEBARGER Bible, 1893-1976

TAYLOR, John Bible

TAYLOR, Styrle Bible

VENABLE/MERRIT Marriage, 1809


Nansemond County (extinct)

EDWARDS/HAWKINS Bible


Nelson County

1851-1926, Groom List

1851-1926, Bride List

BALLARD-WHITEHEAD Bible

BOWLING Marriages

GIANNIEY Marriages

GOODE Bible

HARVIE/HARVEY Marriages

Marriage Register, Book No. 1 and 2

MITCHELL Marriages

MITCHELL Marriages

Obits and Marriage extracts


New Kent County

1685-1777 Register of St. Peter's Parish, pgs 41-60

NEWCOMB Bible


Norfolk County

1727-1773 Extracts of Irish Marriages

1754-1857 Selected Marriage Bonds

1818-1870 Some Emerson Newspaper Marriage Notices

1820-1854 Some Benthall  Newspaper Marriage Notices

1865-1931 Misc. Marriages

1884-1906, St. Paul's Catholic Church Records

BRADY/HOWARD Marriage, 1899

BUTT Marriage Bonds

CARR Marriage Extractions, 1850-1935

WIMBERLY Bible


Norfolk City

HILLOCH, Shepperd H. - LONG, Sarah 1831

MIDGETT Marriages


Northampton County

1660-1661 Hungars Parish Marriages

Marriages, Baptisms, Burials

Northampton County Bible Records


Northumberland County

SMALL Bible


Nottoway County

CARTER Bible

JONES Bible


Orange County

COLLINS Marriages

MAURY Bible

PARROTT Marriages

SHIFLETT Marriage Bonds

SHIFLETT Marriages


Page County


Patrick County

1794-1853 Misc. Marriages

1798-1850 Misc. Marriages

1802-1850 Misc. Marriages

1836-1837 Misc. Marriages

BOLING/BOWLEN Marriages

CLARK Marriages


Pittsylvania County

1767-1774 Various Marriage Bonds

1767-1799 Marriage Index

1775-1778 Marriages (Partial)

1779 Marriages  (Partial)

1780-1867 Marriages  (Partial)

1788-1874 Marriages (GAMMON)

1789-1830 Marriages (Partial)

1790-1900 Marriages (BLANKENSHIP)

1799-1869 Marriages (PRITCHETT)

1810-1838 Marriages (GAULDIN)


Powhatan County

1799-1853 Marriages of Free Blacks


Prince Edward County

1781-1850 Various Marriages  (Partial)

1803-1857 Various Marriages  (Partial)

Other Records:

Prince Edward County, Virginia Deaths,1862-79  -Ancestry.com

Prince Edward County, Virginia Deaths, 1880-96  -Ancestry.com


Prince George County


Prince William County

1867-1946 Marriages

Other Records:

Prince William County, Virginia Births, 1853-77 -Ancestry.com

Prince William County, Virginia Births, 1878-96

Prince William County, Virginia Deaths, 1853-96


Princess Ann County
formed in 1691 and merged with Virginia Beach in 1963.

Virginia Beach Courthouse
2305 Judicial Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Phone: 757-636-4600

1728-1750 Marriages (Partial)

1751-1764 Marriages

1765-1766 Marriages

MOORE Marriage Extractions, 1788-1923

SMITH Marriage Extractions, 1850 to 1939

Includes  Bride's List  Groom's List  Extractions Part One  Extractions Part Two

More extractions from an un-indexed film

More Records:

SMITH Birth Record Extractions

SMITH Death Record Extractions


Pulaski County

1840-1847 Various Marriages  (Partial)

1846-1857 Marriages (WHITAKER)

1846-1898 Marriages  (Partial)

1884-1917 Marriages (GREGORY)

1911-1949 Marriages (GREGORY)


Rappahannock County


Richmond County

1673-1743 Marriages (Partial)

1713-1716 Various Marriages (Partial)

1727-1730 Marriages (Partial)

1748-1792 Marriages (Partial)

1815-1868 Marriages, St. John's Church CITY


Roanoke County


Rockbridge County

1778-1914 Marriages (PAUL)

1778-1974 Marriages (MOORE)

1780-1790 Marriage Bonds (PRIESTLY)

1781-1909 Marriages (CUNNINGHAM)

1793-1916 Marriages (FORD) (at end of file)

1798-1910 Marriages (ARMENTROUT)

1798-1916 Marriages (AGNER/EGNER)

1799-1888 Marriages  (Partial)

1801-1855 Marriages (BEETS)

1801-1918 Marriages (TRIBBETT)

1801-1918 Marriages (WATKINS)

1803-1893 Marriages (McCALEB/McCABE)

1816-1900 Marriages (UNROE)

1834-1909 Marriages (DRAIN)

1855-1881 Marriages (AILSTOCK)

1851-1883 Bride Index

1857-1908 Marriages (DOWDEY)

1857-1918 Marriages (McDANIEL)

1864-1917 Marriages (HINTY)

1877-1885 Marriages (MERCHANT)


Rockingham County

1780-1938 Marriages

1781-1909 Marriages

1781-1927 Marriages (MCWILLIAMS)

1781-1938 Marriages (CRAWFORD)

1782-1938 Marriages (Indexed by Groom) (B-E)

1782-1938 Marriages (Indexed by Groom) (H-M)

1782-1938 Marriages (Indexed by Groom) (S-W)

1782-1938 Marriages (Indexed by Bride) (B-E)

1782-1938 Marriages (Indexed by Bride) (H-L)

1782-1938 Marriages (Indexed by Bride) (M)

1782-1938 Marriages (Indexed by Bride) (W)

1782-1938 Marriages (BLACK Brides)

1782-1925 Marriages (BLACK Grooms)

1782-1938 Marriages (SMITH Brides)

1783-1938 Marriages (SMITH Grooms)

1785-1920 Marriages (BEERY/BERRY)

1786-1938 Marriages (ARMENTROUT)

1797-1919 Marriages (RHODES)

1807-1825 Marriages Bride-Indexed  Groom-Indexed

1808-1939 Marriages (LAMBERT Grooms)

1827-1939 Marriages (SHIFFLETT Brides)

Other Records:

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1853-56 -Ancestry.com

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1857-59 -Ancestry.com

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1860-65 -Ancestry.com

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1885-87 -Ancestry.com

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1891-93 -Ancestry.com


Russell County


Scot County

1815-1829 Marriage Index

1830-1839 Marriage Index

1830-1940 Marriages (Partial)


Shenandoah County


Smyth County


Southampton County

1751-1815 Marriages

1751-1812 Marriages


Spotsylvania County

1726-1744 Marriage Licenses

Other Records:

Spotsylvania, Virginia County Records, 1721-1800  -Ancestry.com


Stafford County

PULEM (PULLIAM) / TRUSSLER Marriage

vagenweb.org:

1800-1849 Marriage Index

1850-1899 Marriage Index

1851-1900 Marriage Index

1900-1920 Marriage Index

Contributed Marriage Records

Fredricksburg Marriages

Marriage Announcements

Fisher Bride's Index

John Lowe-Ella Tolson Elopement

Contributed Marriage Records

Fredricksburg Marriages

Marriage Announcements

Overwharton Parish Records-Surname Index

Bible Records


Suffolk City /County


Surry County

1775-1781 Marriages  (Partial)

1775-1781 Marriages

1786-1825 Marriages (Partial)


Sussex County

1754-1782 Misc. Marriages

1754-1783 Marriage Bonds

1754-1783 Marriages

1755-1830 Marriages (SAMMONS)

1762-1783 Marriage Bonds

1771-1830 Marriage Bonds (IVEY)

1774-1851 Misc. Marriages

1795-1850 Marriages (SAMMONS)

1805-1848 Misc. Marriage Bonds

1830-1842 Marriages (TATUM)


Tazewell County


Virginia Beach-City

1853-1995 Marriages


Warren County


Washington County

1785-1789 Marriages (BREEDEN)

1790-1909 Marriages (COLLEY)

1798-1902 Marriages (GREGORY)

1830-1902 Marriages (BAILEY)


Westmoreland County

1770-1810 Marriages

1786-1824 Marriages


Wise County


Wythe County


York County

1772-1792 Marriage Bonds

1772-1795 Marriages

1772-1887 Misc. Marriages

1794-1798 Marriages

1797-1814 Marriage Bonds

1888-1889 Marriage Register

Other Records:

Charles Parish Records, York County, Virginia, 1648-1789  -Ancestry.com


Misc. / Statewide

Library of Virginia Online Records

PEGRAM Marriages NC and VA 1624-1915

Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850 -Ancestry.com

Virginia Marriages to 1800 -Ancestry.com

Virginia Marriages before 1824  -Ancestry.com

Other Records:

Virginia Census, 1800-90  -Ancestry.com

Virginia Early Quaker Records  -Ancestry.com

Virginia Immigrants, 1623-66  -Ancestry.com