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Rockingham County
Administration Center
20 E. Gay St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Genealogy
About Genealogy
The Clerk's Office has genealogy records located in the Deed Room on the first floor of the Courthouse. Records include: 

Record Name Years (If Applicable)
Burnt Deed Books and Indexes 1778-1864
Birth Records 1862-1894, 1912-1917 - may not include every birth during these time periods
Death Records 1870-1894, 1912-1917 - may not include every death during these time periods
Wills 1778-Present
Marriages 1778-Present
Minute Books 1778-1902
Muster Roll and Index 1861-1865, 1887-1919
Muster Roll in the War With Germany
WWI Returned Servicemen 1918
WWII (Parts 1 and 2)
Civil War Veterans 1861
VA Militia Pay Roll 1813-15
Administration Bonds 1778-1815
Bail Book 1834-1837
Bond Books 1821-1858, 1875-1884, 1911-1970
Bonds for Costs 1887-1970
Census Record 1860
Chancery Court 1831-1850
Circuit Court Records 1810-1832
Court of Hustings 1865-1870
Estray Book 1865-1932
General Index Registration 1902-1903
Memorandum Books 1809-1814, 1814-1818, 1818-1821, 1820-1831, 1825-1828, 1829-1833, 1837-1842, 1868
Officials Bond Book 1904-1955
Order Book for Civil Cases 1819-1824
Overseers of the Poor 1787-1862
Pleas of the Commonwealth 1808-1814
Property Tax Book (Parts 1 and 2) 1815-1816
Receivers Book 1853-1878
Surveyor Book 1861-1869
Tax Ledger 1870
Witness Fee Book 1804-1822, 1809-1829, 1822-1842
Judgments and Orders 1786-1791, 1798
Judgments Book 1795-1798, 1802-1804
Judgments Confessed to Office
Executions of Judgments 1808-1817, 1820-1823, 1826-1831
Executions Returnable 1786-1792
Office of Judgments 1809-1823


**Please note that if you plan to visit our office, electronic devices such as phones, tablets, computers, etc. are not allowed in the building.** 


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