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Westmoreland County
Genealogy and History
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County History
George Washington was born in Westmoreland County Virginia, as were James Monroe (5th President) and General Robert E Lee (Confederate Commander).  The county was originally created by the British Colonial Government of Virginia.

Colonial Beach & Montross

George Washington Birthplace National Monument
Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge


Online Data


County Records

Death Records

School Records

County Updates

Mar 2014
1883 Pensioners

Nov 2012
John Critcher Biography

Jun 2012
Yeocomico Church History

May 2012
Dr. F. F. Ninde Obituary
Thomas/Nelson Marriage
Taylor/Sneed Marriage
Barton/Payne Marriage
1890 Veteran's Census - Montrose
1890 Veteran's Census - Cople

Apr 2012
Reobert Edward Lee Biography
World War 2 Enlsitments


Surrounding County

Charles Co., MD - Essex - King George- Northumberland - Richmond - St. Mary's Co., MD


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