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|Lincoln County, West Virginia|
Location in the state of West Virginia
Location of West Virginia in the U.S.
|Founded||February 23, 1867|
|Address|| Lincoln County Courthouse|
8000 Court Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523
Lincoln County Website
County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate and land records from 1909
Lincoln County, West Virginia Origins
For animated maps illustrating West Virginia county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation West Virginia County Boundary Maps" (1617-1995) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
1909--The court house burned down with all the records except for some land records recorded later. For a list of record loss in West Virginia counties see: West Virginia Counties with Burned Courthouses
Places / Localities
Lincoln County Tombstone Transcription Project Lincoln County Find A Grave Lincoln County Tombstone Photos Lincoln County, West Virginia Political Graveyard.com Lincoln County, West Virginia Funeral Homes
[http://www.us-census.org/image-index/wv/lincoln/1870/b-c.htm For tips on accessing Lincoln County, West Virginia census records online, see: West Virginia Census.
- Maps of West Virginia (1617-1995)
- Lincoln County, West Virginia Map 1895 The general indexes cover chancery orders v. 7-26.
West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
- Turner, Ronald Ray. 7th West Virginia Cavalry. Manassas, Va.: R.R. Turner, 1989. Available online, courtesy: Raleigh
- County West Virginia GenWeb. [Includes biographical sketches of soldiers from Lincoln County.]
West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991
- Lincoln County West Virginia Will Books 1909-1947
- West Virginia Will Books
- Lincoln County, West Virginia Obituaries
- Miscellaneous Lincoln County West Virginia Obituaries
- Interment.net Cemetery Records on line
- Probate records, 1910-1947 West Virginia Will Books are available online
Online West Virginia Tax site
West Virginia real and personal property tax records are managed by the County Assessor in each county. Land and land improvements are considered real property while mobile property is classified as personal property.
Many County Assessors offer an online searchable database, where assessment record searches can be performed by name, account number, year, or mp/parcel number. Where online records are not available, requests for records can be made to the Assessment Office in person, by phone, or in writing.
The search for tax information can start here
- West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.
. Includes marriages 1889, 1895-1929 - free.
- Birth records, 1871-1957 You can view originals on line.
- Death records, 1909-1936 You can view originals on line.
- Marriage records, 1895-1926 1780-1970 are available online.
- Early Lincoln County West Virginia Marriage Records 1880, 1895-1929
Societies and Libraries
Lincoln County Genealogical Society
7999 Lynn Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523 Lincoln County Genealogical Society Hamlin Lincoln County West Virginia Public Library Alum Creek Public Library, Lincoln County, West Virginia
Family History Centers
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- Lincoln County, WV History, Records, Facts and Genealogy
- West Virginia Genealogy Network Community on Google+
- West Virginia Genealogy Network Group on Facebook
- FamilySearch Catalog
- CYNDI'S List West Virginia
- Lincoln County West Virginia Biographies
- Lincoln County West Virginia Families
- Lincoln County West Virginia Wikipedia
- The wild side of Lincoln County
- Chuck Yeager of Lincoln County, West Virginia
- Chuck Yeager - Hatfield McCoy Country
Learning How to Edit our Wiki Sites
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, West Virginia. Page 744 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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