Putnam County, West Virginia

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{{West Virginia-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Putnam County, West Virginia|Putnam County]]''
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| county = Putnam County
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| county_map = Wv-putnam.png
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| state = West Virginia
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| founded year = 1848
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| founded date = March 11
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| seat wl = Winfield
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
*Putnam County; 3389 Winfield Road, Winfield WV 25213 Phone 304-586-0202  
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'''Putnam County'''<br>3389 Winfield Road<br>Winfield WV 25213<br>Phone 304-586-0202  
*Conty Clerk has bird records from 1848, death records from 1853 Marriage and Probate Records from 1853  
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*County Clerk has birth records from 1848, death records from 1853  
*Marriage and Probate from1839
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*Marriage and probate records from 1853  
*Land Records from 1841  
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*Land records from 1841  
*Clk Cir Ct has div and Court Records
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*Circuit Court Clerk has divorce and court records<ref name="Handybook"/>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Putnam County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].
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See an interactive map of Putnam County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
'''Census'''
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==== Census ====
  
'''<br>{{WVcensus}}'''
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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  ====
  
West Virginia, Civil War [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]
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'''Newspapers'''
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==== Newspapers ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
<br>West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099Taxation Will Books]
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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099Taxation Will Books]  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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{{WVvital}}  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
'''Putnam 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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'''Putnam County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write about deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!  
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
Introduction to LDS Family History Centers.&nbsp; The closest family history centers are in the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Huntington_West_Virginia_Family_History_Center Huntingon Family History Center ]and in the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Charleston_West_Virginia_Family_History_Center Charleston Family History Center]  
 
Introduction to LDS Family History Centers.&nbsp; The closest family history centers are in the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Huntington_West_Virginia_Family_History_Center Huntingon Family History Center ]and in the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Charleston_West_Virginia_Family_History_Center Charleston Family History Center]  
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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Putnam|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Putnam|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv CYNDI'S List West Virginia]
  
<br>[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv CYNDI'S List West Virginia]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 17:50, 15 March 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Putnam County


Putnam County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Putnam County
Location in the state of West Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting West Virginia
Location of West Virginia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 11, 1848
County Seat Winfield
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Putnam County
3389 Winfield Road
Winfield WV 25213
Phone 304-586-0202

  • County Clerk has birth records from 1848, death records from 1853
  • Marriage and probate records from 1853
  • Land records from 1841
  • Circuit Court Clerk has divorce and court records[1]

History

Israel Putnam.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790).[2]

Parent County

1848--Putnam County was created 11 March 1848 from Kanawha, Mason and Cabell Counties.  County seat: Winfield [1]

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

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

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

Naturalization

West Virginia,Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

Probate

West Virginia Will Books

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

Putnam County Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"
Please write about deceased historians & Genealogist!

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers.  The closest family history centers are in the Huntingon Family History Center and in the Charleston Family History Center


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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. "Putnam County, West Virginia," Wikipedia.