Genealogy

The Clerk's Office has genealogy section located in the Deed Room on the first floor of the Courthouse. Records available online include:

Record Name
 (if underlined, click for more info)
Years, if applicable Online Availability
Burnt Deed Books and Indexes 1778-1867 Indexes are available using the Historical Index Search option via Secure Remote Access
Birth Records 1862-1894, 1912-1917 - may not include all birth during these times periods.  Index and images are available via Secure Remote Access. Additional years may be available via Virginia Department of Health search
Death Records 1870-1894, 1912-1917 - may not include every death during these time periods Index and images are available via Secure Remote Access. Additional years may be available via Virginia Department of Health search
Wills 1778-Present Index and images are available via Secure Remote Access. Index is free. Viewing images requires a subscription. 
Marriages 1778-Present Index and images are available via Secure Remote Access. Index is free. Viewing images requires a subscription. 
Minute Books 1778-1902 Most can be found online here
Muster Roll and Index 1861-1865, 1887-1919 1887-1919 PDF
WWI Returned Servicemen 1918 Index and images are available via Secure Remote Access under Genealogy. Index is free. Viewing images requires a subscription. 
Civil War Veterans 1860-1865 PDF
VA Militia Pay Roll 1813-1814 PDF
Spanish-American War Records 1898 PDF
Names of Discharged and Rejected Soldiers  1918 PDF
World War II Book   PDF
Entry Book   Available on Exploring Rockingham's Past
Estray Book 1778-1857, 1865-1932 1778-1857 PDF
Overseers of the Poor 1787-1862 Click on year range on left to view book. Also, available on Exploring Rockingham's Past.
Prohibition Records   Available on Exploring Rockingham's Past

LOCAL RESOURCES