Wayne County, West Virginia

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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Wayne County, West Virginia|Wayne County]]''   
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
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== History  ==
 
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1842'''--Wayne County was created 18 January 1842 from [[Cabell County, West Virginia|Cabell]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Wayne <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1842'''--Wayne County was created 18 January 1842 from [[Cabell County, West Virginia|Cabell]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Wayne <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Help us index the [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census 1940 Census]  
 
Help us index the [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census 1940 Census]  
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'''Wayne County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write about deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!  
 
'''Wayne County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write about deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!  
  
'''Cabell - Wayne County Historical Society''' PO Box 9412 Huntinton, WV 25704<br>
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'''Cabell - Wayne County Historical Society''' PO Box 9412 Huntinton, WV 25704<br>  
  
 
KYOWVA Genealogical Society P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 1254 Huntington, WV 25715  
 
KYOWVA Genealogical Society P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 1254 Huntington, WV 25715  
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Kentucky Ohio West Virginia Genealogical Society  
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Huntington_West_Virginia_Family_History_Center Huntington West Virginia Family History&nbsp;Center&nbsp;]  
 
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*:[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv CYNDI'S List West Virginia] <br>
 
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Revision as of 20:31, 9 March 2012

Wayne County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Wayne 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 1842
County Seat Wayne
Courthouse

United States  Gotoarrow.png  West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  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. 


Help us index the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

1850 Map of Virginia and West Virginia

Military


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


West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991


Newspapers

Probate

West Virginia Will Books

Taxation

Vital 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

Historical Societies

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

Cabell - Wayne County Historical Society PO Box 9412 Huntinton, WV 25704

KYOWVA Genealogical Society P O Box 1254 Huntington, WV 25715

Kentucky Ohio West Virginia Genealogical Society

Family History Centers


References

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