The Middlesex Museum has a large collection of genealogy books related to Middlesex roots. For the “from heres” and the “come heres” there are over 350+ years of information at your fingertips. One block from the museum is the County Courthouse, which holds the vast majority of the historical records for the County. Deeds, plats, wills, birth records, and marriage records were all recorded in the clerk’s office and are now easy to access: a quick walk from the museum. Our county has all of its records. We were not a burned county. That translates to a treasure trove of information for you the researcher!

The Middlesex Museum and its team are available for research resources and for special requests of any kind.

Additionally, here are some helpful websites with information about our earlier residents.


Ship’s Arriving

Colonial Church Records

Middlesex Genealogy,_Virginia_Genealogy

Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society

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Lower United Methodist Church

"Lower United Methodist Church is steeped in history: It began its life in 1650 as the “Lower Chapel” for the Protestant Episcopal Church of England.  The chapel was replaced by...

The One-Room Schoolhouse

As America began to populate, there was a strong need for the children to be educated. Middlesex County was populated with a variety of school houses. The goal in a location was...

First Middlesex County Women to Cast Their Vote

August 26th is Women's Equality Day! August 26, 1920 The following record of the first women to vote in Middlesex is comprised of women from the Saluda and Pinetop Districts....

Middlesex County African-American Response to An Earlier Epidemic

The newspaper article below shows how the African-American community in Middlesex County, Virginia organized to fight the poliomyelitis epidemic in the mid-twentieth century. We...

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Saluda, VA 23149

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