Welcome to the Virginia Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the Virginia obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in Virginia, then please follow the following steps:


1 Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of Virginia.
2 Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
3 Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
4 Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.

Search Tools and Resources

Instruction for obtaining a copy of a Virginia Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the Virginia Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.

Death Certificate for Virginia

Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $12.00

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

Remarks: State office has records from January 1853 to December 1896 and since June 14, 1912. Only the cities of Hampton, Newport News and Norfolk have records between 1896 and June 14, 1912.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to State Health Department. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (804) 662-6200. This is a recorded message.

Directory of Virginia Obituary and Genealogy Resource Links
Below are obituary resource links organized by county. Please contact us if you would like to add your site.

Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of Virginia Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access Virginia Newspapers.
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Statewide Obituary Search Engines
Virginia Obituary and Death Notice Archive
Virginia Obituary Search Engine
Virginia Obituary Search Engine
Honor Students Archive - Virginia Students
Virginia Marriages Index Search Engine
Virginia Cemetery Inscription Search Engine
J.F. Bell Funeral Home Database
DelMarVa Obituaries Search Engine
Henley Marriage and Obituary Database
Old Virginia Obituaries Database
Need Virginia Obituaries 1900-2000?
Miscellaneous Virginia Marriages 1700-1799
Virginia Marriage Records
Virginia Death Certificates 1912-1939
Virginia Brides Register
Virginia Grooms Register
Virginia Marriages
Virginia Death Records Indexing Project
Shore-source Obituaries
Virginia Death Certificates 1912-1939
Virginia Birth Records
BMD - Virginia Marriage Database
Virginia World War II Deaths
Children Ordered Sent to Virginia 1618-1642

Accomack Co.

Shore-source Obituaries
1860 Accomack County Mortality Schedule - Accomack Parish
1860 Accomack County Mortality Schedule - Prince George Parish
Accomack County, Virginia Births, 1866-73
Accomack County, Virginia Births, 1874-77
Accomack County, Virginia Births, 1878-81
Accomack County, Virginia Births, 1882-92
Accomack County, Virginia Births, 1893-96

Albemarle Co.

Albemarle County, Virginia Births, 1886-89
Albemarle County, Virginia Births, 1890-96
J.F. Bell Funeral Home Database

Alexandria Co.

Miscellaneous City of Alexandria Death Records 1912-1939
Alexandria Journal Current Obits
Obituary Index to the Alexandria Gazette, 1916-1935

Allegheny Co.

Early Allegheny County Marriages

Amelia Co.

News Journal Obituaries
Amelia County Early Marriages Search Engine

Arlington Co.

The Arlington Journal Online Archive

Augusta Co.

Augusta County Obituaries
Augusta County, VA Marriages 1700-1799

Bath Co.

Bath County Obituaries

Bedford Co.

Bedford County Death Register (partial), 1853-1896

Bland Co.

Bland County News

Bristol City Co.

Bristol County Obituary Search Engine
Bristol Herald Courier - link fixed!

Brunswick Co.

Brunswick County Deaths
Brunswick County Marriages
Brunswick County Cemetery Inscriptions
Brunswick County Early Deaths

Buchanan Co.

Buchanan County Obituary Archive

Buckingham Co.

Buckingham County Archives
1850 Buckingham County Mortality Schedule for District 1
Early Buckingham County Marriages

Campbell Co.

Finch & Finch Funeral Home Obituaries

Caroline Co.

Early Caroline County Marriages

Carroll Co.

The Carroll News Obituaries

Charles City Co.

1850 Charles City County Mortality Schedule
1860 Charles City County Mortality Schedule

Charlotte Co.

Miscellaneous Charlotte County Marriages

Chesterfield Co.

Richmond, Virginia Newspaper Obituaries, 1804-38
Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1872-77
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Richmond Enquirer Obituary Index 1804-1860
Richmond Enquirer Marriage Index 1804-1860
L. T. Christian Funeral Home Records Database

Clarke Co.

Clarke County, Virginia Births, 1878-96

Covington Co.

Covington Review

Craig Co.

Craig County Obituary Search Engine
1860 Mortality Schedule

Culpeper Co.

Clore-English Funeral Home Obituaries and Archive
1850 Mortality Schedule

Cumberland Co.

Cumberland County Marriages Records

Danville City Co.

Danville Obituary Search Engine
Danville Register & Bee

Fairfax Co.

Fairfax County Obituary Search Engine
The Fairfax Journal Online Archive
Historical Newspaper Index Search Form (1785 - 1973)

Fauquier Co.

Fauquier Citizen Online
Fauquier County Death Records 1924
Some Fauquier Marriages & Unrecorded Marriage Contracts
Early Fauquier County Marriage Bonds

Floyd Co.

Floyd County Obituary Search Engine

Frederick Co.

Winchester News
Marriages Performed by Rev. Littleton In Frederick Co., VA
5 April 1810 to 25 Sept 1829

Fredericksburg City

The Freelance Star Obituary Archives 2004 - current
The Freelance Star Obituaries 1992-1996
The Freelance Star Obituaries
Found and Sons Funeral Home Obituaries
Robert Hodge Index to The Free Lance, 1885-1900
Robert Hodge Index to The Free Lance Star, 1926-1928
Fredericksburg News 1847-1861 and 1873-1884
Democratic Recorder 1842-1861
Weekly Recorder 1844-1847
Hodge Index to the Christian Banner, 1850 and 1862
Hodge Index to the Fredericksburg New Era, 1865-1866
Weekly Advertiser 1853-1860
Robert Hodge Index to the Fredericksburg Ledger, 1865-1874
Hodge Index to the Virginia Star, Fredericksburg Star, and Daily Star, 1877-1926
Covenant Funeral Home Obituaries

Gloucester Co.

1860 Gloucester County Mortality Schedule
Freedmen's Marriages - 1861

Grayson Co.

New River Valley Obituary Search Engine
New River Valley Obituaries

Greene Co.

Greene County, Virginia Births, 1853-1871
Greene County, Virginia Births, 1872-1878
Greene County, Virginia Births, 1879-1887

Greensville Co.

Independent Messenger of Emporia Obituaries, Mar. 25-Dec. 26, 1999
Independent Messenger of Emporia Obituaries, Jan.-Dec. 2000

Halifax Co.

Halifax County Obituary Search Engine

Hampton City Co.

Daily Press Online Archive
Request a Lookup From Rhonda

Hampton Roads

Virginia Obituary Search Engine
Pilot Online - Hampton Roads Obituaries
Our Ancestors of South Hampton Roads

Hanover Co.

Cold Harbor National Cemetery Inscriptions (Civil War)
Book: Virginia Migrations: Hanover Co. Obits, Marriages, Documents, etc.

Henrico Co.

Glendale National Cemetery Inscriptions (Civil War)

Henry Co.

Martinsville Bulletin Obituaries
Henry County, VA Marriages 1700-1799

Isle of Wight Co.

Marriage Register, Ministers' Returns (1801-1824)

King George Co.

The Journal Press Obituaries
King George County Obituaries
1860 Mortality Schedule King George County

Lancaster Co.

Lancaster County Marriages

Lexington City Co.

The News-Gazette
Rockbridge Weekly

Loudoun Co.

Loudoun County Obituary Search Engine I
Fairfax County Obituary Search Engine II (includes Loudoun Co.)
Loudoun Times-Mirror Obituaries - Search Engine
Loudoun County Obituaries
Miscellaneous Loudoun County Obituaries
Loudoun County Death Records
Loudoun County Archives
Loudoun County Marriages

Louisa Co.

Louisa County Obituaries from the Central Virginian
Louisa County Marriages (Arranged by grooms)
Louisa County Marriages (Arranged by brides)

Lunenburg Co.

Lunenburg County Obituary Archives
Lunenburg County Cemetery Inscriptions

Lynchburg City

Lynchburg Obituary Search Engine
Lynchburg News & Advance
Miscellaneous Lynchburg Obituaries
Tharp Funeral Home Obituaries

Martinsville Co.

Martinsville Bulletin Obituaries - Archives

Mecklenburg Co.

Mecklenburg County Obituaries
Watkins-Cooper-Lyons Funeral Home Obituaries
Cremation Society of Virginia Obituaries (Clarksburg)

Middlesex Co.

Hewick Plantation Cemetery Inscriptions
Christ Church Parish, Virginia Deaths, 1653-1812

Montgomery Co.

The Montgomery Journal Online Archive
Montgomery County Obituary Collection

Newport News Co.

The Daily Press Obituary Archives 1989 - current
Request a Lookup From Rhonda
Altmeyer Funeral Home Obituaries

Norfolk Co.

The Virginian Pilot Obituary Archives 1990 - current
Virginia Beach/Norfolk Obituary Search Engine
Contributed Norfolk County Obituaries

Page Co.

Page County Obituaries - A
Page County Obituaries - A-I - J-Z
Page County Obituaries - A-J - K-Z
Page County Obituaries - Miscellaneous I
Page County Obituaries - Miscellaneous II
Page County Death Records
Page County Marriages 1831-1839
Page County Mortality Schedule - 1850
Page County Mortality Schedule - 1860
Page County Mortality Schedule - 1870
Page County, Virginia, Cemetery Records, Vol. I (Luray Cemetery)

Patrick Co.

The Enterprise Obituaries
Patrick County Marriage Records 1799-1897
Patrick County Marriages Indexed by Groom

Petersburg Co.

City Point National Cemetery Inscriptions (Civil War)

Pittsylvania Co.

Selected Pittsylvania County Obituaries
Selected Pittsylvania County Death Records
Selected Pittsylvania County Birth Records
Pittsylvania County Marriage Bonds
Pittsylvania County, VA Marriages 1700-1799

Poquoson City Co.

Request a Lookup From Rhonda

Prince Edward Co.

Prince Edward County, Virginia Deaths, 1862-79
Prince Edward County, Virginia Deaths, 1880-96

Prince George Co.

The Prince George Journal Online Archive

Prince William Co.

Potomac News Obituaries
Manassas Journal Messenger
The Prince William Journal Online Archive

Princess Anne Co.

Princess Anne County, Virginia Births, 1853-80

Pulaski Co.

Pulaski County, Virginia Births, 1853-93

Rappahannock Co.

1850 Mortality Schedule

Richmond Co.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch Obituary Archives 1985 - current
Ft. Harrison National Cemetery Inscriptions (Civil War)

Roanoke Co.

The Roanoke Times Obituary Archives 1990 - current
Miscellaneous Roanoke County Obituaries
Marriages of Roanoke County 1838-1853
Roanoke County Obituaries

Rockbridge Co.

Rockbridge County, VA Marriage Bond Index, 1778-1801

Rockingham Co.

Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1853-56
Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1857-59
Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1860-65
Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1885-87
Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1888-90
Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1891-93
Rockingham County, Virginia Births, 1894-96

Russell Co.

Civil War Obituary Index to the Lebanon News
1850 Russell County Virginia Federal Mortality Schedule
1860 Russell County Virginia Federal Mortality Schedule
Russell County Death Records
Russell Countians Found in the Wise Co., VA Death Register 1857-1894

Scott Co.

Scott County Marriages 1815-1829
Scott County Marriages 1830-1839

Shenandoah Co.

Contributed Shenandoah Obituaries
Shenandoah County Births
Shenandoah County Births

Smyth Co.

Smyth County Obituary Search Engine
Miscellaneous Smyth County Obituaries 1
Miscellaneous Smyth County Obituaries 2
Miscellaneous Smyth County Obituaries 3
Miscellaneous Smyth County Obituaries 4
Miscellaneous Smyth County Obituaries 5
Miscellaneous Smyth County Obituaries 6
Miscellaneous Smyth County Obituaries 7
Miscellaneous Smyth County Obituaries 8
Miscellaneous Smyth County Obituaries 9
Miscellaneous Smyth County Obituaries 10
Miscellaneous Smyth County Obituaries 11
Smyth County, Virginia Births, 1875-78
Smyth County, Virginia Births, 1879-84
Smyth County, Virginia Births, 1885-96
Smyth County News & Messenger
Smyth County Death Records

Spotsylvania Co.

Fredericksburg City Obituary Search Engine
Spotsylvania Obituary Search Engine (HistoryPoint.org)

Stafford Co.

Fredericksburg City Obituary Search Engine
Stafford County Deaths
Stafford County Obituaries
Stafford County Marriages 1800-1849
Stafford County Marriages 1850-1899
Stafford County Marriages 1900-1920
Aquia Church Cemetery Inscriptions

Staunton Co.

The Daily News Leader Obituary Archives 1999 - current

Surry Co.

1850 Surry County Mortality Schedule
1860 Surry County Mortality Schedule

Tazewell Co.

Richlands News-Press Obituaries
Tazewell County Obituaries
Tazewell County Marriage Index
Some Tazewell County Slave Death Records

Virginia Beach Co.

Altmeyer Funeral Home Obituaries

Washington Co.

Washington County Obituary Search
Miscellaneous Death Records - Blevins Funeral Home - Bristol, VA
Farris Funeral Home Obituaries

Westmoreland Co.

Early Westmoreland County Marriages

Winchester City

Winchester City Obituary Search Engine

Wise Co.

Coalfield Progress Obituary Search Engine
Wise County Obituaries - 1932
Obits from Old Regular Baptists Churches
Stephens Chapel Church, Wise Co VA, Obits
Wise County Deaths 1856-1859
Wise County Deaths 1860-1869
Wise County Deaths 1870-1874
Wise County Deaths 1876-1879
Wise County Deaths 1880-1883
Wise County Deaths 1884-1886
Wise County Deaths 1884-1886 part 2
Wise County Deaths 1887-1888
Wise County Deaths 1889-1890
Wise County Deaths 1891-1892
Wise County Deaths 1893-1894

Wythe Co.

Wythe County Obituary Search Engine
Wythe County Deaths
WYVE Obituaries

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