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The Genealogy Committee opened the Chesterfield Historical Society research/reference library located at Historic Trinity Church on Saturdays starting at 1pm.  Volunteers will be on hand to assist researchers with their how to questions or make suggestions to help researchers break throughtheir brick walls.  Come out and join the fun!   


The Genealogy Committee is abstracting Court Order Book 8, the 1860 census, and early tithables of Chesterfield. The Committee is collecting family history - ancestral charts with family group sheets for the file as well as obituary notices and other newspaper articles. Charts and any copies of documents submitted should have your name and address written on each page. If you have an old family Bible, please consider making copies of the family history it contains and contributing the information to the Family History File. The library now has a computer and indexes for various types of records are being compiled. Speakers are available.  Visit the library at the historic Trinity Church - 10111 Iron Bridge Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832; Phone 804-796-7121

Angie's Research  Toolbox
This will be updated on an on-going basis.  This site provides additional resources for the genealogist looking for ways to research their family history. 


Genealogy Class:  The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will offer a six-week “Beginning Genealogy Class) on Saturday mornings in the society research library located in Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Road in Chesterfield. Class will begin at 10:00a.m.The classes are designed to offer practical, personal help in compiling a family history.  This is for beginners or those who need help with paper management.  Learn how to organize what you have, add to it in the easiest manner, document family tales and find your family in the census records.  Join us for an exciting trip into your family’s past and give a treasure only you can provide.The cost is $25/person, and CHSV members are eligible to receive a $5 discount.  Registration is required because the course is limited to 20 participants.  Please register online with PayPal at  For more information or to volunteer, please call instructor Betty Kot at (303) 520-2903.

Beginning Genealogy Classes Saturdays Only April-May13th
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 The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia is pleased to offer assistance with focused, limited research requests.  There is no charge for patrons who come into our library to conduct their own research, other than a minimal copy charge.  Donations, of course, are always appreciated to our non-profit organization.For research requests that are mailed, phoned, or e-mailed, a $25.00 minimum fee will be charged, plus $5.00 for each additional hour.  We welcome specific research requests; please e-mail to  Please note that copy and mailing charges will be added to any materials that need to be mailed via USPS.  We do not undertake extensive research; for a list of professional genealogists, please contact the Library of Virginia.  Need a research request form

Information on the Marriages of Chesterfield County, VA, 1771-1854. 


Names of Chesterfield County Families collected by the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia

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The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia Headquarters and research library has moved into the old historic Trinity Church .  See the news media information.  Please contact us:  (804)796-7121.  Hours of Operation:  Monday-Friday from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.


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