Stafford County, Virginia Genealogy & Historical Research
Stafford County, Virginia is a burned record county. About two-thirds of our court records were lost during the Civil War, making family and historical research in Stafford County a challenge. The Stafford County Historical Society is happy to help you with your queries pertaining to the people and places of Stafford County. Please use the form below to submit questions, and please be as specific as possible. If researching people who lived in Stafford County, birth dates and/or death dates are very helpful.
Please keep in mind that our researchers are volunteers, not paid employees. They love to help and enjoy doing the research for you. Please be patient and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Abram H. Van Doran was born in New York. In 1850 he married Rachel Schenck (1821-1866) and came to Stafford shortly thereafter. He purchased land on the Warrenton Road (U. S. Route 17) not far from its junction with Poplar Road (Route 616). He called his farm Peach...read more
Thank you for your interest in Stafford County Historical Society’s Research Department. We are happy to help you with any inquiries you may have. Any contribution you make will help our team in keeping Stafford County’s records and history alive.