FamilySearch is a family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. The Shenandoah County Library is one of over 4,000 FamilySearch Centers that provides access to the FamilySearch database of digitized records, family trees, books, and genealogies. This service requires the creation of a free FamilySearch Account.
HeritageQuest is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s. You can use HeritageQuest Online to find your ancestors, trace their paths across America, and learn what life was like in the areas where they settled. Read more about Heritage Quest
Access a robust set of reference works via Salem History, including The Encyclopedia of American Immigration, Great Lives from History, Milestone Documents from American History, and the Decades series, which outlines important events and people from the 40s through the 90s.
The USGenWeb Project is a volunteer-driven effort to provide free genealogical Web sites for researching information in all 50 states. To access a comprehensive list of sites, click here. To navigate directly to the Virginia GenWeb site, click here. Information for Shenandoah County in particular may be accessed by clicking here. Finally, if you wish to search Hening's Statutes-at-Large, a collection of the laws of Virginia from 1619, click here.