West Virginia Cemeteries

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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=70630 Web: West Virginia, Find A Grave Index, 1780-2012] at Ancestry.com ($)
 
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United StatesGotoarrow.png West Virginia Gotoarrow.png Cemeteries

Online

The following have significant cemetery listings for Arkansas State:
  • Findagrave.com Search for names at Find A Grave. Enter at least a last name then click Search. Can narrow by first names or dates.
    • This site frequently has tombstone images.
    • List of cemeteries in their database.
      • 1) Select the state, 2) pick a county, and 3) click Search. (There are too many cemeteries for a statewide list.)
        • Tip: To switch to a different county, click Cemetery Lookup under Actions at the left.
      • When you have a list, click on the number below Interments for a cemetery to access names. Click Records arrow to scroll through to the end.

Collections

  • The West Virginia Historical Records Survey compiled the Cemetery Readings in West Virginia in 1939 and 1940. FHL films 250207–10 This is a large collection of cemetery descriptions, locations, and tombstone inscriptions. These records are described in the Family History Library Catalog under each county. The original documents are at the West Virginia University Library.
  • The Family History Library has an extensive collection of cemetery records for West Virginia. The records are found in the FamilySearch Catalog under the following localities and can be ordered at thousands of Family History Centers worldwide.:
WEST VIRGINIA – CEMETERIES
WEST VIRGINIA, [COUNTY] - CEMETERIES
WEST VIRGINIA, [COUNTY] - [TOWN] - CEMETERIES
  • An important collection of cemetery records for Harrison County and some adjacent localities is also at the Family History Library FHL films 163926–31 The original records are part of the Guy W. Tetrick collection.
  • The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection (described in West Virginia Genealogy) also contains numerous cemetery records.

Online

The following websites have cemetery listings for West Virginia State.
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Sites may be incomplete. They may not list all cemeteries in a county and may not include all burials in a cemetery.

  • Findagrave.com Search for names Enter at least a last name then click Search. Can narrow by first names or dates.
    • This site frequently has tombstone images
    • List of cemeteries statewide for cemeteries in their database
      • You may need to narrow by county
        • Go to Find A Grave Home page, click Search for a cemetery, select the state (West Virginia), then select from the county list, and press Search.
      • Click on the number below Interments for a cemetery to access names. Click Records arrow to scroll through to the end.