Putnam County, West Virginia

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Revision as of 17:22, 15 February 2012

United States  > West Virginia > Putnam County

Contents

County Courthouse

  • Putnam County; 3389 Winfield Road, Winfield WV 25213 Phone 304-586-0202
  • Conty Clerk has bird records from 1848, death records from 1853 Marriage and Probate Records from 1853
  • Marriage and Probate from1839
  • Land Records from 1841
  • Clk Cir Ct has div and Court Records

History

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The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790).[1]

Parent County

1848--Putnam County was created 11 March 1848 from Kanawha, Mason and Cabell Counties.  County seat: Winfield [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Putnam County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census


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

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. "Putnam County, West Virginia," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).