Calhoun County, West Virginia

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Census takers uncharacteristically recorded the birth town or county of residents this census year.<ref>Alycon Trubey Pierce, "In Praise of Errors Made by Census Enumerators," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly,'' Vol. 81, No. 1 (March 1993):51-55. {{FHL|39597|item|disp=FHL Book 973 B2ng}}</ref>  
  
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<br>[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]
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<br>West Virginia, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]
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West Virgina, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003 Naturalization Records, 1814-1991]<br>
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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]
  
 
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United States  Gotoarrow.png West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png Calhoun County

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Contents

County Courthouse

  • Calhoun County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
     Calhoun County

Main Street P O Box 230

Grantsville, WV 26147

304-354-6725

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death from

1856

Land records from 1856

History

Parent County

1856--Calhoun County was created 5 March 1856 from Gilmer County.
County seat: Grantsville [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Calhoun County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census


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

1860

Census takers uncharacteristically recorded the birth town or county of residents this census year.[2]

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps


Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military


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


Naturalization Records


West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991


Newspapers

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.

Societies and Libraries

Calhoun County Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"
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Family History Centers

Web Sites


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References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Alycon Trubey Pierce, "In Praise of Errors Made by Census Enumerators," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 1 (March 1993):51-55. FHL Book 973 B2ng