Barbour County, West Virginia

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'''West Virginia Marriages 1853-1970; '''free&nbsp;searchable&nbsp;index&nbsp;available at [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1408729 FamilySearch - Pilot]. Records include such information as bride and groom's names, birth date and birthplace, marriage place, clerk's name and sometimes the name of the father, and film and record numbers.
 
'''West Virginia Marriages 1853-1970; '''free&nbsp;searchable&nbsp;index&nbsp;available at [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1408729 FamilySearch - Pilot]. Records include such information as bride and groom's names, birth date and birthplace, marriage place, clerk's name and sometimes the name of the father, and film and record numbers.

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This article is about a northern county of West Virginia. For other uses, see Barbour.


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Contents

County Courthouse

  • Barbour County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
     Barbour County

8 N Main Street Philippi, WV 26416

304-457-2232

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death since 1853
  • Probate Record and land records from 1845
  • Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records

History

Parent County

1843--Barbour County was created 3 March 1843 from Randolph, Harrison and Lewis Counties.
County seat: Philippi [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Barbour County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Incorporated Places:

Town of Belington

Town of Junior

City of Philippi


Unincorporated Communities:

Brownton

Century

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Census

  • For tips on accessing Barbour County, West Virginia census records online, see: West Virginia Census.

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Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865

West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991
Newspapers

Petitions

  • Eckenrode, H.J. Virginia State Library: A Calendar of Legislative Petitions Arranged by Counties Accomac - Bedford. Richmond, Va.: Davis Bottom, Superintendent of Public Printing, 1908. Digital version at Google Books. [Barbour County petitions (1843-1858) are described on pp. 186-194.]

Probate

West Virginia Will Books

Taxation

Vital Records


West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.


West Virginia Marriages 1853-1970; free searchable index available at FamilySearch - Pilot. Records include such information as bride and groom's names, birth date and birthplace, marriage place, clerk's name and sometimes the name of the father, and film and record numbers.

Societies and Libraries


Family History Hall of Fame
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Family History Centers

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Web Sites

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Family History Library catalog 

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References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).