Calhoun County, West Virginia

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{{West Virginia-stub}} <br> ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Calhoun_County,_West_Virginia|Calhoun County]]'' <br> [[Image:Wv-calhoun.png|thumb|right|200px]]  
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Calhoun County, West Virginia|Calhoun County]]'' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
*[[Image:Calhoun County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|300px]]&nbsp;'''Calhoun County'''
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'''Calhoun County'''<br>Main Street<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 230<br>Grantsville, WV 26147<br>304-354-6725  
Main Street P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 230  
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*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death from 1856
Grantsville, WV 26147  
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*Land records from 1856<ref name="Handybook"/>
 
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
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'''''1860'''''
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===== 1860 =====
  
 
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>  
 
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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Join us in indexing the [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census 1940 Census]  
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
<br>[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]  
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
<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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'''Naturalization Records'''
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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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==== Naturalization Records ====
  
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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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==== Probate  ====
 
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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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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
'''Calhoun County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write about deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!
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'''Calhoun County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write about deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!  
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]
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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[1]

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]

1940

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!"
Please write about deceased historians & Genealogist!

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 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