The Virginia Beach Genealogical Society was founded in 1983 near the site of the first landing of the Jamestown colonists at Cape Henry. Although some members are primarily interested in local genealogy, most of the Society’s membership, like the city of Virginia Beach itself, is drawn from both civilian and military families who have come here to live. As a result, this is a group with far-flung areas of research interest. 


The Virginia Beach Genealogical Society was established for:

    • Aiding individuals in genealogical research and compiling family histories.
    • Providing lectures and instruction on how best to do genealogical research.
    • Promoting an interest in genealogy throughout the community.


The Virginia Beach Genealogical Society has been asked to publish the following notice concerning the heirs of the family of William T. Diggs of Virginia Beach, VA.  If any member of the society, or the general public is a descendant of any of the named persons buried in the family cemetery, or are aware of heirs; they are requested to contact Tara Chadbourn, Esq. of Reaves Coley, PLLC in Chesapeake, VA.   


To download a .PDF copy of this file Notice to be published VB Genealogical Society Website


Officers for the Virginia Beach Genealogical Society for 2016-2017 Term: 

VBGS 2016 Officers

Pictured (Left to Right) Ed Smith, Jackie Alcorn, Nancy A. Norman, Bill Isaacs, David Patterson, Laura Lavene, Linda Brown, and Jo Wilson.


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