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West Virginia Vital Records Index : West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928; West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932; and West Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1854-1932.

West Virginia Births 1853-1930 : Name index of West Virginia county birth records.
West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970 : Name index and images of West Virginia statewide and county death records.
West Virginia Marriages 1853-1970 : Name index of West Virginia county marriage records.

West Virginia Surname Researchers. The purpose of this list is to assist and bring together people who are researching the same surname in West Virginia.

West Virginia Genealogy Surname Exchange. The Surname Exchange is a list of surnames and researchers compiled from the West Virginia State Archives' Genealogy Exchange cards submitted since 1987. Nearly 1,800 researchers from forty-seven states and seven countries currently participate in the exchange, which is designed to allow genealogists to contact others who are conducting research on identical surnames.

West Virginia Vital Research Records Project. The Vital Research Records Project is placing Birth, Death, and Marriage certificates on-line. Users can search the records and view scanned images of the original records.

West Virginia Marriage Project. This project endeavors to provide actual transcriptions of Marriage Applications and other Marriage Records.

Revolutionary War Pensioners of West Virginia

Unclaimed Civil War Medals : In 1866, the state of West Virginia authorized the minting of over 26,000 medals to honor its Union Civil War soldiers. Today, over 4,000 medals remain unclaimed. In order to claim an ancestor's medal, a claimant must submit his or her line of descent from the veteran along with documentation to support this line of descent.

Biographies of West Virginia Confederate Soldiers

1883 West Virginia Pensioners (archived website - may be unavailable, incomplete, or slow to respond).

West Virginia Biographies - Index

West Virginia Family Group Sheets

World Descendant Charts Genealogy Web Project. Linked Descendant Charts of Virginia and West Virginia Families and Their ancestors where ever they came from - Their descendants where ever they went covering many countries of the World and most all of the United States

Biographies of prominent Negro men and women of West Virginia. Published in 1923.

KYOWVA Genealogy Society Surnames (Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia)

Don Norman's Family Files. Don Norman's Family Files are a research tool for your families with connections in Harrison, Lewis, Gilmer, Braxton, Roane, Ritchie, Nicholas, and Clay counties in West Virginia.

Search Allegheny Regional Family History Society's Web Site. Search for information in The Allegheny Regional Family History Society's on-line database of articles and information or on-line GedCom Files. Covers those counties in northeast West Virginia, southwest Pennsylvania, western Maryland and northwest Virginia.

Index to obituaries found in the Huntington Herald Dispatch and the Charleston Gazette, West Virginia

Old West Virginia News. Historic Newspapers Online for Genealogical & Historical Research.

West Virginia Executions 1769-1959 (archived website - may be unavailable or slow to respond).

  • Barbour County

    Barbour County, (West) Virginia: 1850 Census Index

  • Braxton County

    Braxton County, West Virginia 1836 Tax Records

    Braxton County, West Virginia Civil War Soldiers

    Braxton County, West Virginia African American Resources. Births 1853-1860; 1836 Tax List; 1840, 1870 and 1880 Census; Deaths 1853-1880.

  • Brooke County

    Brooke County, West Virginia Surnames. Contact email address provided for each entry.

    1854-1857 Early Vital Statistics from Wellsburg Weekly Herald, Brooke County, West Virginia

  • Cabell County

    Cabell County, West Virginia 1890 Special Veterans' Census

  • Calhoun County

    Calhoun County, West Virginia 1890 Special Veterans' Census

  • Grayson County

    Grayson County, Virginia Church Records

  • Lincoln County

    Lincoln County, West Virginia 1870 Census Images Online

    Lincoln County, West Virginia 1880 Census Images Online

  • Marion County

    Marion County, (West) Virginia: 1850 Census Index

  • Marshall County

    Marshall County, West Virginia 1890 Special Veterans' Census

    Marshall County, West Virginia 1920 Census

    Marshall County, West Virginia Biographies

  • McDowell County

    McDowell County, West Virginia 1870 Census Images Online

    The Vance Cemetery, Paynesville, McDowell County, West Virginia

  • Mercer County

    Mercer County, West Virginia GenWeb Project Archives : Biographies, cemetery transcriptions, land abstracts, vital records, and more.

  • Monongalia County

    1790 Census Monongalia County, (West) Virginia

    Monongalia County, (West) Virginia: 1850 Census Index

    1853 Births Monongalia County, West Virginia

    Monongalia County, West Virginia - Pisgah Church Cemetery

  • Ohio County

    Ohio County, (West) Virginia 1850 Census

    Ohio County, West Virginia 1890 Special Veterans' Census

  • Pendleton County

    1777 Tithable List, Augusta County, Virginia. Covers much of what is now Pendleton County, West Virginia.

    Search 1850 Pendleton County, West Virginia Census Search

  • Pleasants County

    Pleasants County, West Virginia : Selected Death Records - 1853-1860

    Pleasants County, West Virginia 1890 Special Veterans' Census

    Pleasants County, West Virginia Obituaries

  • Raleigh County

    Search 1850 Raleigh County, West Virginia Census Search

  • Ritchie County

    Dry Ridge Cemetery, Ritchie County, West Virginia. Epitaph transcriptions and headstone photos.

  • Upshur County

    Upshur County, West Virginia 1870 Census (partial)

  • Wyoming County

    Search 1850 Wyoming County, West Virginia Census Search

    Wyoming County, West Virginia 1860 Census Images Online

    Wyoming County, West Virginia 1900 Census Images Online


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