Cemeteries provide us with a unique link to our past. The following list shows Virginia African American cemeteries which primarily contain people of color.  You should also check Access Genealogy Cemeteries for additional listings.

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Accomack County Virginia African American Cemeteries

Albemarle County Virginia African American Cemeteries

Hosted at Carter G. Woodson Institute

African American Cemeteries in Albemarle & Amherst Counties
Virginia contains thousands of family burial grounds and consecrated cemeteries. These final resting places preserve invaluable biographical information about the past residents of the county. The AACAAC Project is dedicated to locating, documenting, and preserving historic African-American cemeteries in two Virginian counties.

Arlington County Virginia African American Cemeteries

  • Freedmen’s Cemetery (hosted at Friends of Freedmen’s Cemetery)
  • The Gladwin Record
    Record of Deaths and Burials Among the Freedmen in Alexandria, Virginia. Arlington County (Va.) Book of Records Containing the Marriages and Deaths That Have Occurred Within the Official Jurisdiction of Rev. A. Gladwin Together With Any Biographical or Other Reminiscences That May Be Collected,, 1863-1869, is a marriage and death register kept by the Superintendents of Contrabands in Alexandria, Virginia, during and directly after the Civil War. Reverend Albert Gladwin was the first Superintendent of Contrabands and his successors kept up the register after his departure. The book records death, burial, and marriage information about freedmen and free blacks in the Alexandria area. The book is often referred to as the Gladwin Record.
  • A Brief History of Alexandria’s Freed People and of Freedmen’s Cemetery

Amherst County Virginia African American Cemeteries

African American Cemeteries in Albemarle & Amherst Counties
Virginia contains thousands of family burial grounds and consecrated cemeteries. These final resting places preserve invaluable biographical information about the past residents of the county. The AACAAC Project is dedicated to locating, documenting, and preserving historic African-American cemeteries in two Virginian counties.

Bedford County Virginia African American Cemeteries

Dinwiddie County Virginia African American Cemeteries

Fairfax County Virginia African American Cemeteries

African American Cemeteries in Albemarle & Amherst Counties
Virginia contains thousands of family burial grounds and consecrated cemeteries. These final resting places preserve invaluable biographical information about the past residents of the county. The AACAAC Project is dedicated to locating, documenting, and preserving historic African-American cemeteries in two Virginian counties.

Halifax County Virginia African American Cemeteries

Henrico County Virginia African American Cemeteries

Henry County Virginia African American Cemeteries

Lynchburg City Virginia African American Cemeteries

Page County Virginia African American Cemeteries

Prince William County Virginia African American Cemeteries

 

Russell County Virginia African American Cemeteries

Sussex County Virginia African American Cemeteries