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|Upshur County, West Virginia|
Location in the state of West Virginia
Location of West Virginia in the U.S.
|Founded||March 26, 1851|
|Address|| Upshur County Courthouse|
40 West Main Street #101
Buckhannon, WV 26201 304-472-1068
Upshur County Website
County Clerk has birth, marriage, death & land records from 1853
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce Probate County Records
See an interactive map of Upshur County boundary changes.
Places / Localities
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Tombstone Transcription Project
Find A Grave Upshur County, West Virginia
Upshur County, West Virginia Political Graveyard.com
Westfall Cemeteries, Upshur County, West Virginia
Funeral Homes in Upshur County, West Virginia
For tips on accessing Upshur County, West Virginia census records online, see: West Virginia Census.
Join us inindexing the 1940 Census
Regiments. Service men in Upshur County, West Virginia served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Upshur County, West Virginia:
- - 25th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Heck's) (Confederate). Company A (Upshur Grays).
Records and histories are available, including:
- West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
- Upshur County Military Records
- West Virginia Archives Union Milia Rosters Upshur County
West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991
Upshur County, West Virginia Will Books 1852 - 1955
West Virginia Will Books
Online West Virginia Tax site
West Virginia real and personal property tax records are managed by the County Assessor in each county. Land and land improvements are considered real property while mobile property is classified as personal property.
Many County Assessors offer an online searchable database, where assessment record searches can be performed by name, account number, year, or mp/parcel number. Where online records are not available, requests for records can be made to the Assessment Office in person, by phone, or in writing.
The search for tax information can start here
- West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. Includes marriages 1853-1970 - free.
Societies and Libraries
- Methodist Historical Society
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Annie M Pfeiffer Library
Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-
Family History Centers
Learning How to Edit our Wiki Sites
- Family History Library Catalog
- Upshur Surnames
- Upshur Families
- Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants, Inc.
- WV Genweb Archives Project
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Upshur County, West Virginia. Page 746 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ Richard L. Armstrong, 25th Virginia Infantry and 9th Battalion Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1990). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 71.
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