Wayne County, West Virginia

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Revision as of 22:14, 14 February 2012

United States  > West Virginia > Wayne County


Contents

County Courthouse

History

Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[1]

Parent County

1842--Wayne County was created 18 January 1842 from Cabell County.  County seat: Wayne [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Wayne County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

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


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Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

1850 Map of Virginia and West Virginia

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

 County Clerk has bird and death from 1853; marriage records from 1854, alos probate and land records.

The Handy Book for Genealogist.

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


References

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