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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Berkeley_County,_West_Virginia|Berkeley County]]'' <br> West Virginia county in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenandoah_Valley Shenandoah Valley] region.
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Berkeley_County,_West_Virginia|Berkeley County]]'' <br> West Virginia county in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenandoah_Valley Shenandoah Valley] region.  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Berkeley County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Berkeley County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG]] '''Berkeley County'''<br>126 West King Street<br>Martinsburg, WV 25401-3209<br>304-264-1929 <br>
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[[Image:Berkeley County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Berkeley County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG]]&nbsp;[http://www.courtreference.com/Berkeley-County-West-Virginia-Courts.htm Berkeley County Courthouse]<br>126 West King Street<br>Martinsburg, WV 25401-3209<br>Phone - 304-264-1929 <br>  
  
*County Clerk has birth and death from 1865  
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*Marriage from 1781  
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*Probate Record from 1772  
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County Clerk has birth and death from 1865<br>Marriage from 1781<br>Probate Record from 1772<br>Land Record from 1880<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Berkeley County, West Virginia. Page 743 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
*Land Record from 1880  
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*Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records<ref name="Handybook" />  
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[http://www.berkeleycounty.org Berkeley County]  
*[http://www.berkeleycounty.org Berkeley County West Virginia Chamber of Commerce]
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[http://archive.org/details/alershistoryofma00aler Aler's history of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, West Virginia]
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[http://www.polsci.wvu.edu/WV/Berkeley/berhistory.html Berkeley County History]
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1772--''' Berkeley County was created 10 February 1772 from [[Frederick County, Virginia|Frederick]] County (Virginia).<br>'''County seat:''' Martinsburg <ref name="Handybook"> ''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1772--''' Berkeley County was created 10 February 1772 from [[Frederick County, Virginia|Frederick]] County (Virginia).<br>'''County seat:''' Martinsburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Berekeley County [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvberkel/towns.html West Virginia Communities]
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Berekeley County [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvberkel/towns.html West Virginia Communities]  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Berkeley County, West Virginia [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvberkel/cemetery.htm Cemeteries]
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Berkeley County, West Virginia [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvberkel/cemetery.htm Cemeteries]
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=3065 Find A Grave - Berkeley County, West Virginia]
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[http://www.interment.net/data/us/wv/berkeley/tomahawk/index.htm Interment.net Cemetery Records on line]
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/westvirg/berkeley.htm Tombstone transcription Project - Berkeley County]  
  
 
*"Cemetery Record," ''Rowan County Register'', Vol. 16, No. 4 (Nov. 2001):3749. {{FHL|473638|item|disp=FHL}}. [Discusses a gravemarker from Salem United Methodist Church, Cincinnati, Ohio, surname: McCormick, date of death: 1858, which identifies the person's 1788 birthplace as Burkley [sic] County, Virginia.]
 
*"Cemetery Record," ''Rowan County Register'', Vol. 16, No. 4 (Nov. 2001):3749. {{FHL|473638|item|disp=FHL}}. [Discusses a gravemarker from Salem United Methodist Church, Cincinnati, Ohio, surname: McCormick, date of death: 1858, which identifies the person's 1788 birthplace as Burkley [sic] County, Virginia.]
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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===== Baptist  =====
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Early Baptist churches (with years constituted):
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#'''Mill Creek''' (1766).<ref name="baptist" /> A historical marker places the organization at "prior to 1742."<ref>"Mill Creek Baptist Church," ''The Historical Marker Database,'' http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=14596, accessed 20 June 2012.</ref>
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#'''Timber Ridge''' (1809)<ref name="baptist">Robert Baylor Semple and George William Beale, ''A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia'' (1810; reprint, Richmond, Va.: Pitt and Dickinson, 1894), 386-387. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=t6RhTC8ziQQC Google Books].</ref>
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Berkeley County fell within the bounds of the Ketocton Association.
  
 
===== Church of England  =====
 
===== Church of England  =====
  
 
[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Norborne Parish, Virginia|Norborne Parish]]  
 
[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Norborne Parish, Virginia|Norborne Parish]]  
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===== Quaker  =====
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Early monthly meetings (with years of existence):
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*'''Middle Creek Monthly Meeting,''' Darkesville, W.Va. (1762-1828)<ref name="jay">Jay Worrall, ''The Friendly Virginians: America's First Quakers'' (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Publishing Company, 1994), 537-539. {{FHL|702792|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 K2wj}}.</ref>
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*'''Mill Creek Monthly Meeting,''' Arden, W.Va. (1759-1800)<ref name="jay" />
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*'''Providence Monthly Meeting,''' near Martinsburg, W.Va. (1736-1758) aka Beeson's replaced by Tuscarora<ref name="jay" />
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*'''Tuscarora Monthly Meeting,''' near Martinsburg, W.Va. (1760-1796)<ref name="jay" />
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Frederick County, Virginia Genealogy|Frederick County, Virginia Genealogy]].  
 
[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Frederick County, Virginia Genealogy|Frederick County, Virginia Genealogy]].  
 
===== General  =====
 
  
 
Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Berkeley County families include:  
 
Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Berkeley County families include:  
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*O'Dell, Cecil. ''Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia''. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1995. {{FHL|594019|item}}. One of the most impressively researched one-place studies in the United States. In a review, Dorman stated "Comprehensive studies such as this appear only rarely. This volume should be in every Virginia genealogical collection."<ref>John Frederick Dorman, "Review of ''Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia,''" in ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 39, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1995):236.</ref><br>
 
*O'Dell, Cecil. ''Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia''. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1995. {{FHL|594019|item}}. One of the most impressively researched one-place studies in the United States. In a review, Dorman stated "Comprehensive studies such as this appear only rarely. This volume should be in every Virginia genealogical collection."<ref>John Frederick Dorman, "Review of ''Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia,''" in ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 39, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1995):236.</ref><br>
  
*Cartmell, T. K. ''Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants:&nbsp;A History of Frederick County, Virginia (Illustrated) from Its Formation in 1738 to 1908, Compiled Mainly from Original Records of Old Frederick County, Now Hampshire, Berkeley, Shenandoah, Jefferson, Hardy, Clarke, Warren, Morgan and Frederick''. n.p.: n.p., c1909. {{FHL|180682|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.59 H2c 1963}}; {{FHL|218678|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 1000634 Item 1}}; digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10569 Ancestry] ($); [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH26&CISOPTR=11424 BYU Family History Archives] and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdva3048_shenandoah World Vital Records] ($). [3 copies at FHL.]
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*Cartmell, T. K. ''Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants:&nbsp;A History of Frederick County, Virginia (Illustrated) from Its Formation in 1738 to 1908, Compiled Mainly from Original Records of Old Frederick County, Now Hampshire, Berkeley, Shenandoah, Jefferson, Hardy, Clarke, Warren, Morgan and Frederick''. n.p.: n.p., c1909. {{FHL|180682|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.59 H2c 1963}}; {{FHL|218678|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 1000634 Item 1}}; digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10569 Ancestry] ($); {{FSbook|63612}}
  
 
===== Bibliography  =====
 
===== Bibliography  =====
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*'''[Beeks]''' Adams, Katherine K. “Query: Beakes or Beeks,” ''The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography,'' Vol. 54, No. 3 (1930):288. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).  
 
*'''[Beeks]''' Adams, Katherine K. “Query: Beakes or Beeks,” ''The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography,'' Vol. 54, No. 3 (1930):288. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).  
 
*'''[Beeks]''' Adams, Katherine K. “Genealogical Notes and Queries: Barnes-Bonner-Beakes,” ''The William and Mary Quarterly,'' 2nd Ser., Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan. 1931):73. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).  
 
*'''[Beeks]''' Adams, Katherine K. “Genealogical Notes and Queries: Barnes-Bonner-Beakes,” ''The William and Mary Quarterly,'' 2nd Ser., Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan. 1931):73. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).  
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*'''[Beeler]''' Pappas, Carolyn H. "Christopher Beeler, 1705-1775," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 43, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1999):243-255; Vol. 44, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 2000):18-30; Vol. 44, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 2000):115-125. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg}}.
 
*'''[Benson]''' Miller, Lori. ''Burns--Miller--Garrett--Benson Families, ca. 1794-1932''. Typescript, Butler Area Public Library, Butler, Pa. Microfilmed 1991. Reproduction: {{FHL|583158|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 1675268 Item 39}}  
 
*'''[Benson]''' Miller, Lori. ''Burns--Miller--Garrett--Benson Families, ca. 1794-1932''. Typescript, Butler Area Public Library, Butler, Pa. Microfilmed 1991. Reproduction: {{FHL|583158|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 1675268 Item 39}}  
 
*'''[Boyd]''' Paul, Gordon W. ''John Boyd of Berkeley County, West Virginia''. Albuquerque, New Mexico: G.W. Paul, 1991. {{FHL|499685|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 B692pg}}  
 
*'''[Boyd]''' Paul, Gordon W. ''John Boyd of Berkeley County, West Virginia''. Albuquerque, New Mexico: G.W. Paul, 1991. {{FHL|499685|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 B692pg}}  
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*'''[Chapman]''' Chapman, George E. ''Chapman Family Historical Workbook''. 2 vols. Mars, Pa.: G.E. Chapman, 1991. {{FHL|650065|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 C366cg}}  
 
*'''[Chapman]''' Chapman, George E. ''Chapman Family Historical Workbook''. 2 vols. Mars, Pa.: G.E. Chapman, 1991. {{FHL|650065|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 C366cg}}  
 
*'''[Clark]''' French, Grace Clark. ''Descendants of Ambrose Clark of Berkeley and Morgan Counties, Virginia, and Their History, 1765-1973''. Hagerstown, Md.: G.C. French, 1974. {{FHL|158534|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 C547fg}}  
 
*'''[Clark]''' French, Grace Clark. ''Descendants of Ambrose Clark of Berkeley and Morgan Counties, Virginia, and Their History, 1765-1973''. Hagerstown, Md.: G.C. French, 1974. {{FHL|158534|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 C547fg}}  
*'''[Cunningham]''' Newman, Betty Cunningham. ''Adam and 500 More Cunninghams of the Valley of Virginia, c.1734-c.1800''. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, Inc., 2000. {{FHL|985527|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 C917n}}.<br>
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*'''[Cunningham]''' Newman, Betty Cunningham. ''Adam and 500 More Cunninghams of the Valley of Virginia, c.1734-c.1800''. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, Inc., 2000. {{FHL|985527|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 C917n}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Cunningham]''' Dunn, Victor S. "Using Lawsuits to Identify Family Origins: George Cunningham of Virginia," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly,'' Vol. 98, No. 4 (Dec. 2010), 251-261.  
 
*'''[Cunningham]''' Dunn, Victor S. "Using Lawsuits to Identify Family Origins: George Cunningham of Virginia," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly,'' Vol. 98, No. 4 (Dec. 2010), 251-261.  
 
*'''[Dawkins]''' Prewitt, Lela Wolfe. ''The Dawkins and Stewart Families of Virginia and Kentucky''. [Fairfield, Iowa: Prewitt], 1968. {{FHL|256387|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 D322p}}.  
 
*'''[Dawkins]''' Prewitt, Lela Wolfe. ''The Dawkins and Stewart Families of Virginia and Kentucky''. [Fairfield, Iowa: Prewitt], 1968. {{FHL|256387|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 D322p}}.  
 
*'''[Duke]''' Brandenberger, Evelyn Duke. ''The Duke Family''. 2 vols. [Houston, Texas]: E.D. Brandenberger, 1979-1995. {{FHL|67658|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 D885b v. 1-v. 2}}.  
 
*'''[Duke]''' Brandenberger, Evelyn Duke. ''The Duke Family''. 2 vols. [Houston, Texas]: E.D. Brandenberger, 1979-1995. {{FHL|67658|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 D885b v. 1-v. 2}}.  
*'''[Flagg]''' Flagg, Charles Allcott. ''Descendants of Josiah Flagg of Berkeley County, W. Va. With Sketches of the Flagg, Keyes, Foss, Shively, Hughes, Slemons and Campbell Ancestries.'' Boston, Mass.: Press of T.R. Marvin &amp; Son, 1920. {{FHL|270512|item}}; digital versions at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH24,93866 Family History Archives] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=uUJMAAAAMAAJ Google Books].
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*'''[Flagg]''' Flagg, Charles Allcott. ''Descendants of Josiah Flagg of Berkeley County, W. Va. With Sketches of the Flagg, Keyes, Foss, Shively, Hughes, Slemons and Campbell Ancestries.'' Boston, Mass.: Press of T.R. Marvin &amp; Son, 1920. {{FHL|270512|item}}; digital versions at {{FSbook|{{FSbook|54131}}}}
 
*'''[Garrett]''' Miller, Lori. ''Burns--Miller--Garrett--Benson Families, ca. 1794-1932''. Typescript, Butler Area Public Library, Butler, Pa. Microfilmed 1991. Reproduction: {{FHL|583158|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 1675268 Item 39}}  
 
*'''[Garrett]''' Miller, Lori. ''Burns--Miller--Garrett--Benson Families, ca. 1794-1932''. Typescript, Butler Area Public Library, Butler, Pa. Microfilmed 1991. Reproduction: {{FHL|583158|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 1675268 Item 39}}  
*'''[Geringer]''' Shaper, M. Caroline. ''Unpuzzling One David Geringer/Gerringer/Garinger/Garringer''. [Washington C.H. [i.e. Court House], Ohio: M.C. Shaper], 1992. {{FHL|741957|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 G183s}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH9,146632 Family History Archives].
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*'''[Geringer]''' Shaper, M. Caroline. ''Unpuzzling One David Geringer/Gerringer/Garinger/Garringer''. [Washington C.H. [i.e. Court House], Ohio: M.C. Shaper], 1992. {{FHL|741957|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 G183s}}; digital version at {{FSbook|1352221457769~867}}
*'''[Gray]''' Gray, Clarence E. and Lynn Jones Warren. ''The Michael Gray Family: of Berkeley and Morgan Counties, Virginia (now West Virginia) and Fayette and Greene Counties, Ohio''. Decorah, Iowa: Anundsen, 2001. {{FHL|1053663|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 G793gc}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH1,102684 Family History Archives].
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*'''[Gray]''' Gray, Clarence E. and Lynn Jones Warren. ''The Michael Gray Family: of Berkeley and Morgan Counties, Virginia (now West Virginia) and Fayette and Greene Counties, Ohio''. Decorah, Iowa: Anundsen, 2001. {{FHL|1053663|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 G793gc}}; digital version at {{FSbook|1352221457769~867}}
 
*'''[Grundy]''' Thompson, Mrs. Arthur A. "The Family of Samuel Seay, Amelia County, Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 7, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1963):127-135. {{FHL|975.5 B2vg}}; digital version at&nbsp;[http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($).  
 
*'''[Grundy]''' Thompson, Mrs. Arthur A. "The Family of Samuel Seay, Amelia County, Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 7, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1963):127-135. {{FHL|975.5 B2vg}}; digital version at&nbsp;[http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($).  
 
*'''[Habermehl]''' Allemong, Kathern Ruppenthal and Sylvia H. Clark. ''Johann Christian Habermehl, Morgan County (VA) WV, Hovermale/Hovermill/Hawvermale Descendants, 1731-1993''. Berkeley Springs, W. Va.: Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society (West Virginia), 1993. {{FHL|707796|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 H113ak}}  
 
*'''[Habermehl]''' Allemong, Kathern Ruppenthal and Sylvia H. Clark. ''Johann Christian Habermehl, Morgan County (VA) WV, Hovermale/Hovermill/Hawvermale Descendants, 1731-1993''. Berkeley Springs, W. Va.: Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society (West Virginia), 1993. {{FHL|707796|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 H113ak}}  
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*'''[Nourse]''' Lyle, Maria Catherine Nourse. ''James Nourse and His Descendants''. Lexington, Ky.: Transylvania Printing Company, 1897. {{FHL|18206|item}} 929.273 N855L  
 
*'''[Nourse]''' Lyle, Maria Catherine Nourse. ''James Nourse and His Descendants''. Lexington, Ky.: Transylvania Printing Company, 1897. {{FHL|18206|item}} 929.273 N855L  
 
*'''[Nourse]''' Long, Martha Ann Nourse. "Weston Hall: The Seat of the Nourse Family," ''The Kentucky Genealogist'', Vol. 27, No. 2 (Apr./June 1985):43-66. {{FHL|149488|item}} 976.9 B2kg v. 27 (1985)  
 
*'''[Nourse]''' Long, Martha Ann Nourse. "Weston Hall: The Seat of the Nourse Family," ''The Kentucky Genealogist'', Vol. 27, No. 2 (Apr./June 1985):43-66. {{FHL|149488|item}} 976.9 B2kg v. 27 (1985)  
*'''[Plunket]''' Reinders, Alice K. "Patrick Plunket: A Virginia Revolutionary Soldier," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 24, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1980):9-10. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 24 (1980)}}  
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*'''[Plunket]''' Reinders, Alice K. "Patrick Plunket: A Virginia Revolutionary Soldier," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 24, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1980):9-10. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 24 (1980)}}.
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*'''[Seaton]''' Katheder, Thomas. "Seaton of Fauquier County, Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 44, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 2000):83-102. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg}}.
 
*'''[Seibert]''' Bell, Raymond Martin. ''The Seibert Family. Wolfersweiler, Saar. Tulpehocken, Pennsylvania. Clear Springs, Maryland. Martinsburg, West Virginia''. Washington, Pa., 1959.  
 
*'''[Seibert]''' Bell, Raymond Martin. ''The Seibert Family. Wolfersweiler, Saar. Tulpehocken, Pennsylvania. Clear Springs, Maryland. Martinsburg, West Virginia''. Washington, Pa., 1959.  
*'''[Slagle]''' von Frank, Karl Friedrich. ''The Slagle Family in America, Descended from the Schlegel von Gottleben Family of Germany''. Baltimore, Md.: A.R. Slagle, 1967. {{FHL|38174|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 SL 12sr}}.<br>
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*'''[Slagle]''' von Frank, Karl Friedrich. ''The Slagle Family in America, Descended from the Schlegel von Gottleben Family of Germany''. Baltimore, Md.: A.R. Slagle, 1967. {{FHL|38174|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 SL 12sr}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Snodgrass]''' Snodgrass Clan Society et al. ''The Mace: Official Journal of the Snodgrass Clan Society''. Indianapolis, Ind.: Snodgrass Clan Society, 1977-. {{FHL|114463|item|disp=FHL Book 929.27305 Sn52h}}  
 
*'''[Snodgrass]''' Snodgrass Clan Society et al. ''The Mace: Official Journal of the Snodgrass Clan Society''. Indianapolis, Ind.: Snodgrass Clan Society, 1977-. {{FHL|114463|item|disp=FHL Book 929.27305 Sn52h}}  
 
*'''[Spiker]''' W.R. Spiker Family Association. ''W.R. Spiker Family Newsletter''. Berkeley Springs, W. Va.: W.R. Spiker Family Association, 2003. {{FHL|1316479|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.27305 Sp44w}}  
 
*'''[Spiker]''' W.R. Spiker Family Association. ''W.R. Spiker Family Newsletter''. Berkeley Springs, W. Va.: W.R. Spiker Family Association, 2003. {{FHL|1316479|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.27305 Sp44w}}  
 
*'''[Stephen]''' "General Adam Stephen," ''The Appalachian Quarterly'', Vol. 1, No. 2 (Sep. 1996):90. {{FHL|1116569|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.5743 D25a v. 1, no. 2 (Sep. 1996)}}.  
 
*'''[Stephen]''' "General Adam Stephen," ''The Appalachian Quarterly'', Vol. 1, No. 2 (Sep. 1996):90. {{FHL|1116569|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.5743 D25a v. 1, no. 2 (Sep. 1996)}}.  
*'''[Stuntz]''' Stuntz, Jeanne DeCamp Cheadle and Rick J. Ashton. ''Stuntz, Fuller, Kennard and Cheadle Ancestors''. Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University, University&nbsp;Libraries, 1989. {{FHL|458672|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 St94sj}}.<br>
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*'''[Strother]''' Owen, Thomas McAdory, "William Strother of Virginia and His Descendants," ''Publications of the Southern History Association,'' Vol. 2, No. 1 (Apr. 1898):149-173. Digitized by [http://archive.org/stream/publicationssou15assogoog#page/n152/mode/2up Internet Archive].
*'''[Swaim]''' Eustice, Robert L. and Joanne Eustice. ''A Homespun History of Matthias Swaim (1740-1825) and Wife, Abigail (Hedges) Swaim: of Frederick County, Virginia and Berkeley County, West Virginia and Their Descendants''. St. George, Utah: B. &amp; J. Eustice, 1994. {{FHL|1185321|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Sw13e}}  
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*'''[Stuntz]''' Stuntz, Jeanne DeCamp Cheadle and Rick J. Ashton. ''Stuntz, Fuller, Kennard and Cheadle Ancestors''. Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University, University&nbsp;Libraries, 1989. {{FHL|458672|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 St94sj}}.<br>  
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*'''[Swaim]''' Eustice, Robert L. and Joanne Eustice. ''A Homespun History of Matthias Swaim (1740-1825) and Wife, Abigail (Hedges) Swaim: of Frederick County, Virginia and Berkeley County, West Virginia and Their Descendants''. St. George, Utah: B. &amp; J. Eustice, 1994. {{FHL|1185321|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Sw13e}}.
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*'''[Washington]''' Hardy, Stella Pickett. ''Colonial Families of the Southern States of America.'' New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1911. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=e1VlAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA517 Google Books] - free.
 
*'''[Woltz]''' Woltz, Flora Lee. ''The Woltz Family''. Berryville, Va., 1975.  
 
*'''[Woltz]''' Woltz, Flora Lee. ''The Woltz Family''. Berryville, Va., 1975.  
 
*'''[Womeldorf]''' Komarek, Carole Womeldorf. ''Frederick Womeldorf: The Pennsylvania/Virginia Connection''. n.p.: Womelsdorf Family Association, 1984 (?). {{FHL|530830|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 W842kc}}  
 
*'''[Womeldorf]''' Komarek, Carole Womeldorf. ''Frederick Womeldorf: The Pennsylvania/Virginia Connection''. n.p.: Womelsdorf Family Association, 1984 (?). {{FHL|530830|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 W842kc}}  
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*Gray, Gertrude E. ''Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775''. Vol. II. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1997. {{FHL|511490|item|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49390 Ancestry] ($). [Includes Berkeley County.]  
 
*Gray, Gertrude E. ''Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775''. Vol. II. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1997. {{FHL|511490|item|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49390 Ancestry] ($). [Includes Berkeley County.]  
 
*Gray, Gertrude E. ''Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1775-1800.'' Vol. III. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1993. {{FHL|511490|item|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49391 Ancestry] ($). [Includes Berkeley County.]  
 
*Gray, Gertrude E. ''Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1775-1800.'' Vol. III. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1993. {{FHL|511490|item|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49391 Ancestry] ($). [Includes Berkeley County.]  
*Sims Index to Land Grants in West Virginia - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvmorgan/sims/Sims.htm Berkeley]
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*Sims Index to Land Grants in West Virginia - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvmorgan/sims/Sims.htm Berkeley]  
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*Cartmell, T. K. ''Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants:&nbsp;A History of Frederick County, Virginia (Illustrated) from Its Formation in 1738 to 1908, Compiled Mainly from Original Records of Old Frederick County, Now Hampshire, Berkeley, Shenandoah, Jefferson, Hardy, Clarke, Warren, Morgan and Frederick''. n.p.: n.p., c1909. {{FHL|180682|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.59 H2c 1963}}; {{FHL|218678|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 1000634 Item 1}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10569 Ancestry] ($); [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH26&CISOPTR=11424 Family History Archives] and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdva3048_shenandoah World Vital Records] ($). [3 copies at FHL.]
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[http://www.wvculture.org/history/counties/berkeley.html Archives &amp; History Berkeley County, West Virginia Books]
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*Cartmell, T. K. ''Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants:&nbsp;A History of Frederick County, Virginia (Illustrated) from Its Formation in 1738 to 1908, Compiled Mainly from Original Records of Old Frederick County, Now Hampshire, Berkeley, Shenandoah, Jefferson, Hardy, Clarke, Warren, Morgan and Frederick''. n.p.: n.p., c1909. {{FHL|180682|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.59 H2c 1963}}; {{FHL|218678|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 1000634 Item 1}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10569 Ancestry] ($); {{FSbook|1352221741976~895}}
 
*Norris, J. E.. ''History of the Lower Shenandoah Valley Counties of Frederick, Berkeley, Jefferson and Clarke: Their Early Settlement and Progress to the Present Time, Geological Features, a Description of Their Historic and Interesting Localities, Cities, Towns and Villages, Portraits of Some of the Prominent Men, and Biographies of Many of the Representative Citizens''. Chicago: A. Warner, 1890. Original edition available at {{FHL|633735|item|disp=FHL}}; 1972 reprint available at {{FHL|144417|item|disp=FHL}}; digital version of original edition at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10570 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806346434_jenorris1890 World Vital Records] ($).  
 
*Norris, J. E.. ''History of the Lower Shenandoah Valley Counties of Frederick, Berkeley, Jefferson and Clarke: Their Early Settlement and Progress to the Present Time, Geological Features, a Description of Their Historic and Interesting Localities, Cities, Towns and Villages, Portraits of Some of the Prominent Men, and Biographies of Many of the Representative Citizens''. Chicago: A. Warner, 1890. Original edition available at {{FHL|633735|item|disp=FHL}}; 1972 reprint available at {{FHL|144417|item|disp=FHL}}; digital version of original edition at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10570 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806346434_jenorris1890 World Vital Records] ($).  
*Aler, F. Vernon. ''Aler's history of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, West Virginia: from the origin of the Indians, embracing their settlements, wars and depredations, to the first white settlement of the valley, also including the wars between the settlers and their mode'' digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH26,7027  Family History Archives ]&nbsp;
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*Aler, F. Vernon. ''Aler's history of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, West Virginia: from the origin of the Indians, embracing their settlements, wars and depredations, to the first white settlement of the valley, also including the wars between the settlers and their mode'' digital version at {{FSbook|185909}}
  
 
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]  
 
[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]  
  
[http://maps.yahoo.com/#tt=&q=Martinsburg%2C+WV&conf=1&start=1&lat=39.456371&lon=-77.964562&zoom=13&mvt=m&trf=0 Martinsville West Virginia Map]
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[http://maps.yahoo.com/#tt=&q=Martinsburg%2C+WV&conf=1&start=1&lat=39.456371&lon=-77.964562&zoom=13&mvt=m&trf=0 Martinsville West Virginia Map]
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[http://maps.google.com/maps?rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&oe=&safe=active&q=Berkeley+county,+west+virginia&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x89ca047371831187:0x9dae5f7415ee0c5f,Berkeley,+WV&gl=us&ei=JEShT9bkEojg2gWb0am8CQ&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=3&ved=0CDYQ8gEwAg Berkeley County, West Virginia Map]  
  
 
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*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]''. 1841. Digital versions at [http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1840c-01.pdf U.S. Census Bureau] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books] ''et. al''. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Western District, Berkeley County on page 134.]  
 
*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]''. 1841. Digital versions at [http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1840c-01.pdf U.S. Census Bureau] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books] ''et. al''. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Western District, Berkeley County on page 134.]  
 
*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
 
*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
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Berkeley County men served in the 67th Regiment.<ref>Stuart Lee Butler, ''A Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812'' (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Pub. Co., 1988), 53. {{FHL|669440|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2bs}}.</ref>
  
 
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:- [[1st Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, Local Defense (Confederate)|1st Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, Local Defense (Confederate)]]. Company B (Berkeley Troop)
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:- [[1st Regiment, Virginia Light Artillery (Pendleton's) (Confederate)|1st Regiment, Virginia Light Artillery (Pendleton's) (Confederate)]]. Company B (Wise Artillery)
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|2nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company D (Berkeley Border Guards), Company E (Hedgesville Blues)
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:- [[11th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)|11th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry]]. Company A (The Wildcat Company).<ref>Richard L. Armstrong, ''11th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1989). {{FHL|417082|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 52}}.</ref>
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*August 25 - 29, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/wv015.htm Smithfield Crossing<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/wv015.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 25 September 2012)</ref>]
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Berkeley West Virginia Wills [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2F14030598%3Fcc%3D1909099 1772-1965]
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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
 
West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
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[http://books.google.com/books/about/Wills_of_Berkeley_County_West_Virginia_1.html?id=GeHwyRKrn3QC Wills of Berkely County, West Virginia 1744 -1880]
  
 
*Coldham, Peter Wilson. ''North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857.'' Baltimore:&nbsp;Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes wills of residents of Berkeley County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]
 
*Coldham, Peter Wilson. ''North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857.'' Baltimore:&nbsp;Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes wills of residents of Berkeley County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]
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*Keesecker, Guy L. ''Marriage Records of Berkeley County, Virginia 1781 - 1854.'' Originally published: Strasburg, VA: G.L. Keesecker, 1969. Baltimore, Md.: Reprinted for Clearfield Co. by Genealogical Pub. Co., 1995. Reprint: {{FHL|436977|item|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48404 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806310235_guylkeesecker1969 World Vital Records] ($).  
 
*Keesecker, Guy L. ''Marriage Records of Berkeley County, Virginia 1781 - 1854.'' Originally published: Strasburg, VA: G.L. Keesecker, 1969. Baltimore, Md.: Reprinted for Clearfield Co. by Genealogical Pub. Co., 1995. Reprint: {{FHL|436977|item|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48404 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806310235_guylkeesecker1969 World Vital Records] ($).  
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*Berkeley County, West Virginia Marriages [http://files.usgwarchives.org/wv/berkeley/vitals/brides.txt Brides]  
 
*Berkeley County, West Virginia Marriages [http://files.usgwarchives.org/wv/berkeley/vitals/grooms.txt Grooms]
 
*Berkeley County, West Virginia Marriages [http://files.usgwarchives.org/wv/berkeley/vitals/grooms.txt Grooms]
  
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[http://www.youseemore.com/martinsburgberkeley/branch.asp?branch=1 Naylor Memorial Pubic Library]  
 
[http://www.youseemore.com/martinsburgberkeley/branch.asp?branch=1 Naylor Memorial Pubic Library]  
  
[http://library.findthedata.org/l/17191/Musselman-south-Berkeley-Community-Library Musselman - South Berkeley Branch Library]
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[http://library.findthedata.org/l/17191/Musselman-south-Berkeley-Community-Library Musselman - South Berkeley Branch Library]  
  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~laudc/boyd.htm Belle Boyd House and Museum]  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~laudc/boyd.htm Belle Boyd House and Museum]  
  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndis List]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvberkel/bios.html Berkeley County, West Virginia Biographies]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvberkel/bios.html Berkeley County, West Virginia Biographies]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvberkel/links.html Berkeley County, West Virginia Links]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvberkel/links.html Berkeley County, West Virginia Links]  
 
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berkeley_County,_West_Virginia Berkeley County, West Virginia Wikipedia]
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*[http://bridgehunter.com/wv/berkeley/ Bridges in Berkeley County, West Virginia]
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Revision as of 01:24, 12 December 2012


Berkeley County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Berkeley 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 1772
County Seat Martinsburg
Courthouse

United States Gotoarrow.png West Virginia Gotoarrow.png Berkeley County
West Virginia county in the Shenandoah Valley region.

Contents

County Courthouse

Berkeley County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
 Berkeley County Courthouse
126 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401-3209
Phone - 304-264-1929


County Clerk has birth and death from 1865
Marriage from 1781
Probate Record from 1772
Land Record from 1880
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records[1]

Berkeley County

History

Aler's history of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, West Virginia

Berkeley County History

Parent County

1772-- Berkeley County was created 10 February 1772 from Frederick County (Virginia).
County seat: Martinsburg [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Berkeley County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Berekeley County West Virginia Communities

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Research Guides

  • Good, Rebecca H. and Rebecca A. Ebert. Finding Your People in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 1998. 4th ed. FHL Book 975 D27e 1998
  • Macomber, Kenneth D. "Genealogical Research in Berkeley County, West Virginia," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 30, No. 5 (Oct. 2004):1-3. FHL; digital version at Virginia Genealogical Society website.

Cemeteries

Berkeley County, West Virginia Cemeteries

Find A Grave - Berkeley County, West Virginia

Interment.net Cemetery Records on line

Tombstone transcription Project - Berkeley County

  • "Cemetery Record," Rowan County Register, Vol. 16, No. 4 (Nov. 2001):3749. FHL. [Discusses a gravemarker from Salem United Methodist Church, Cincinnati, Ohio, surname: McCormick, date of death: 1858, which identifies the person's 1788 birthplace as Burkley [sic] County, Virginia.]

Census

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

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Baptist

Early Baptist churches (with years constituted):

  1. Mill Creek (1766).[3] A historical marker places the organization at "prior to 1742."[4]
  2. Timber Ridge (1809)[3]

The 10,000 name petition (dated 16 October 1776) has been digitized at the Library of Congress website. It was signed by people from all over Virginia who wanted an end to persecution of Baptists by the Established Church. Baptists and Baptist sympathizers alike signed the petition. To find your ancestor in this record, first check Hall's transcription in the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy (Vols. 35-38, with annotations in Vol. 39), which is available online at Ancestry ($). It is also available in book form at the Family History Library: FHL Book 975.5 B2vs v. 35-39. Then proceed to the Library of Congress website to see the original images.

Berkeley County fell within the bounds of the Ketocton Association.

Church of England

Gotoarrow.png See also Norborne Parish

Quaker

Early monthly meetings (with years of existence):

  • Middle Creek Monthly Meeting, Darkesville, W.Va. (1762-1828)[5]
  • Mill Creek Monthly Meeting, Arden, W.Va. (1759-1800)[5]
  • Providence Monthly Meeting, near Martinsburg, W.Va. (1736-1758) aka Beeson's replaced by Tuscarora[5]
  • Tuscarora Monthly Meeting, near Martinsburg, W.Va. (1760-1796)[5]

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
  • Berekeley County Biographies
General

Gotoarrow.png See also Frederick County, Virginia Genealogy.

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Berkeley County families include:

  • O'Dell, Cecil. Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1995. FHL Collection. One of the most impressively researched one-place studies in the United States. In a review, Dorman stated "Comprehensive studies such as this appear only rarely. This volume should be in every Virginia genealogical collection."[6]
Bibliography
  • [Beeks] Adams, Katherine K. Addams—Adams and Allied Families, ca. 1715-1925. Unpublished, 1925.
  • [Beeks] Adams, Katherine K. Ancestors of Katharine Kellogg Adams. Unpublished. 1928.
  • [Beeks] Adams, Katherine K. “The Beeks Family,” The Researcher: A Magazine of History & Genealogical Exchange, ():109-113.
  • [Beeks] Adams, Katherine K. Genealogy Column of the Boston Transcript, March 15, 1922. 9589.
  • [Beeks] Adams, Katherine K. Genealogy Column of the Boston Transcript, December 10, 1924. 2498.
  • [Beeks] Adams, Katherine K. “Genealogical Queries,” The William and Mary Quarterly, 2nd Ser., Vol. 6, No. 3 (Jul. 1926):245-250. Digital version at JSTOR ($).
  • [Beeks] Adams, Katherine K. “Query: Beakes or Beeks,” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 54, No. 3 (1930):288. Digital version at JSTOR ($).
  • [Beeks] Adams, Katherine K. “Genealogical Notes and Queries: Barnes-Bonner-Beakes,” The William and Mary Quarterly, 2nd Ser., Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan. 1931):73. Digital version at JSTOR ($).
  • [Beeler] Pappas, Carolyn H. "Christopher Beeler, 1705-1775," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 43, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1999):243-255; Vol. 44, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 2000):18-30; Vol. 44, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 2000):115-125. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg.
  • [Benson] Miller, Lori. Burns--Miller--Garrett--Benson Families, ca. 1794-1932. Typescript, Butler Area Public Library, Butler, Pa. Microfilmed 1991. Reproduction: FHL Film 1675268 Item 39
  • [Boyd] Paul, Gordon W. John Boyd of Berkeley County, West Virginia. Albuquerque, New Mexico: G.W. Paul, 1991. FHL Book 929.273 B692pg
  • [Buckles] Albert, Ethel Evans. Southwest Virginia Kin. 2 vols. Kingsport, Tenn.: 1977. FHL Book 975.57 D2a v. 1-v. 2
  • [Burns] Miller, Lori. Burns--Miller--Garrett--Benson Families, ca. 1794-1932. Typescript, Butler Area Public Library, Butler, Pa. Microfilmed 1991. Reproduction: FHL Film 1675268 Item 39
  • [Campbell] Campbell, Martha W. The Duties and Contributions of James Campbell to Berkeley County, West Virginia. Typescript. Microfilmed 1991. FHL Film 1787180 Item 17
  • [Chapman] Chapman, George E. Chapman Family Historical Workbook. Allison Park, Pa.: G.E. Chapman, 1966. FHL Film 1015849 Item 2
  • [Chapman] Chapman, George E. Chapman Family Historical Workbook. 2 vols. Mars, Pa.: G.E. Chapman, 1991. FHL Book 929.273 C366cg
  • [Clark] French, Grace Clark. Descendants of Ambrose Clark of Berkeley and Morgan Counties, Virginia, and Their History, 1765-1973. Hagerstown, Md.: G.C. French, 1974. FHL Book 929.273 C547fg
  • [Cunningham] Newman, Betty Cunningham. Adam and 500 More Cunninghams of the Valley of Virginia, c.1734-c.1800. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, Inc., 2000. FHL Book 929.273 C917n.
  • [Cunningham] Dunn, Victor S. "Using Lawsuits to Identify Family Origins: George Cunningham of Virginia," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 98, No. 4 (Dec. 2010), 251-261.
  • [Dawkins] Prewitt, Lela Wolfe. The Dawkins and Stewart Families of Virginia and Kentucky. [Fairfield, Iowa: Prewitt], 1968. FHL Book 929.273 D322p.
  • [Duke] Brandenberger, Evelyn Duke. The Duke Family. 2 vols. [Houston, Texas]: E.D. Brandenberger, 1979-1995. FHL Book 929.273 D885b v. 1-v. 2.
  • [Flagg] Flagg, Charles Allcott. Descendants of Josiah Flagg of Berkeley County, W. Va. With Sketches of the Flagg, Keyes, Foss, Shively, Hughes, Slemons and Campbell Ancestries. Boston, Mass.: Press of T.R. Marvin & Son, 1920. FHL Collection; digital versions at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE54131&vid=FHD&vid=FHD FamilySearch Books Online&vid=FHD&vid=FHD FamilySearch Books Online]
  • [Garrett] Miller, Lori. Burns--Miller--Garrett--Benson Families, ca. 1794-1932. Typescript, Butler Area Public Library, Butler, Pa. Microfilmed 1991. Reproduction: FHL Film 1675268 Item 39
  • [Geringer] Shaper, M. Caroline. Unpuzzling One David Geringer/Gerringer/Garinger/Garringer. [Washington C.H. [i.e. Court House], Ohio: M.C. Shaper], 1992. FHL Book 929.273 G183s; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online
  • [Gray] Gray, Clarence E. and Lynn Jones Warren. The Michael Gray Family: of Berkeley and Morgan Counties, Virginia (now West Virginia) and Fayette and Greene Counties, Ohio. Decorah, Iowa: Anundsen, 2001. FHL Book 929.273 G793gc; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online
  • [Grundy] Thompson, Mrs. Arthur A. "The Family of Samuel Seay, Amelia County, Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 7, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1963):127-135. FHL 975.5 B2vg; digital version at American Ancestors ($).
  • [Habermehl] Allemong, Kathern Ruppenthal and Sylvia H. Clark. Johann Christian Habermehl, Morgan County (VA) WV, Hovermale/Hovermill/Hawvermale Descendants, 1731-1993. Berkeley Springs, W. Va.: Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society (West Virginia), 1993. FHL Book 929.273 H113ak
  • [Hardon] Hardon, Henry W. Some of the Ancestors and the Children of Anna Hall Field, Wife of Comfort Hardon, Esq.: Sometime Civil Justice in Berkeley Co., W. Va., She was Born December 26, 1797, at Taunton, Mass. n.p.: H.W. Hardon, 1904. FHL Film 22358 Item 1; digital version at Open Library.
  • [Harrison] Harrison, G. Eugene. Threads. Peoria, Ariz.: G.E. Harrison, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 H245hg
  • [Hedges] Eustice, Joanne, Mackey Hedges, and Hedges Family Association. Jonas Hedges (1716-1804) & Wife Agnes Powelson of Berkeley Co., VA (W VA) and Their Descendants. St. George, Utah: Hedges Family Association, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 H358ejo
  • [Knox] Wood, Christine Knox. Knox Memorial: Descendants of William Knox Who Died 1778 Berkeley Co., Va., His Son George Knox, Revolutionary Soldier, Born Ireland, 1761, Died Howard County Missouri 1833 as Many as 9 Proven Generations to Date. [Lubbock, Texas: C. Wood?], 1972. FHL Book 929.273 K779w v. 1-2
  • [McNew] Hockett, Thomas Jack and Janice M. Snead. The Macknew (McNew) and Marlow (Marler; Marley) Family of Prince Georges Cty, Md., Frederick (Berkeley) Cty, Va. and Fincastle (Washington) Cty., Va., and the Possibly Allied Families of Hargis and Berry. Typescript, microfilmed 1991. FHL Collection 1697545 Item 21; also FHL Collection 929.273 M218ht
  • [McNew] Hockett, Thomas Jack and Janice M. Snead. William Macknew (McNew), 1715-1791 and Wife, Mary____ of Prince Georges County, MD, Frederick (Berkeley) County, VA and Fincastle (Washington) County, VA: An Early Settler to the County of Fincastle (Washington), 1773. St. Davids, Pa.: J. Hockett, 1991. FHL Book 929.273 M218ht
  • [Miller] Miller, Lori. Burns--Miller--Garrett--Benson Families, ca. 1794-1932. Typescript, Butler Area Public Library, Butler, Pa. Microfilmed 1991. Reproduction: FHL Film 1675268 Item 39
  • [Morgan] Chancellor, Johnson Camden. The Chancellors. Odessa, Texas: West Texas Office Supply, 1963. FHL Book 929.273 C36c.
  • [Newman] Boogher, William F. Gleanings of Virginia History: An Historical and Genealogical Collection, Largely from Original Sources. Washington: n.p., 1903. FHL Collection; digital version at Google Books. [Includes a chapter titled "Genealogy of the Newman Family, 1618-1900," see Table of Contents; discusses Newmans of Berkeley County.]
  • [Nourse] Lyle, Maria Catherine Nourse. James Nourse and His Descendants. Lexington, Ky.: Transylvania Printing Company, 1897. FHL Collection 929.273 N855L
  • [Nourse] Long, Martha Ann Nourse. "Weston Hall: The Seat of the Nourse Family," The Kentucky Genealogist, Vol. 27, No. 2 (Apr./June 1985):43-66. FHL Collection 976.9 B2kg v. 27 (1985)
  • [Plunket] Reinders, Alice K. "Patrick Plunket: A Virginia Revolutionary Soldier," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 24, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1980):9-10. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 24 (1980).
  • [Seaton] Katheder, Thomas. "Seaton of Fauquier County, Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 44, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 2000):83-102. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg.
  • [Seibert] Bell, Raymond Martin. The Seibert Family. Wolfersweiler, Saar. Tulpehocken, Pennsylvania. Clear Springs, Maryland. Martinsburg, West Virginia. Washington, Pa., 1959.
  • [Slagle] von Frank, Karl Friedrich. The Slagle Family in America, Descended from the Schlegel von Gottleben Family of Germany. Baltimore, Md.: A.R. Slagle, 1967. FHL Book 929.273 SL 12sr.
  • [Snodgrass] Snodgrass Clan Society et al. The Mace: Official Journal of the Snodgrass Clan Society. Indianapolis, Ind.: Snodgrass Clan Society, 1977-. FHL Book 929.27305 Sn52h
  • [Spiker] W.R. Spiker Family Association. W.R. Spiker Family Newsletter. Berkeley Springs, W. Va.: W.R. Spiker Family Association, 2003. FHL Book 929.27305 Sp44w
  • [Stephen] "General Adam Stephen," The Appalachian Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Sep. 1996):90. FHL US/CAN Book 975.5743 D25a v. 1, no. 2 (Sep. 1996).
  • [Strother] Owen, Thomas McAdory, "William Strother of Virginia and His Descendants," Publications of the Southern History Association, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Apr. 1898):149-173. Digitized by Internet Archive.
  • [Stuntz] Stuntz, Jeanne DeCamp Cheadle and Rick J. Ashton. Stuntz, Fuller, Kennard and Cheadle Ancestors. Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University, University Libraries, 1989. FHL Book 929.273 St94sj.
  • [Swaim] Eustice, Robert L. and Joanne Eustice. A Homespun History of Matthias Swaim (1740-1825) and Wife, Abigail (Hedges) Swaim: of Frederick County, Virginia and Berkeley County, West Virginia and Their Descendants. St. George, Utah: B. & J. Eustice, 1994. FHL Book 929.273 Sw13e.
  • [Washington] Hardy, Stella Pickett. Colonial Families of the Southern States of America. New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1911. Digital version at Google Books - free.
  • [Woltz] Woltz, Flora Lee. The Woltz Family. Berryville, Va., 1975.
  • [Womeldorf] Komarek, Carole Womeldorf. Frederick Womeldorf: The Pennsylvania/Virginia Connection. n.p.: Womelsdorf Family Association, 1984 (?). FHL Book 929.273 W842kc
  • [Yadon] Fletcher, Virginia Billingsley. "Down in the Barns", The Kecks of Claiborne County, Tennessee; The Ancestors and Descendants of John "Guider" Keck and His Wife Rebecca A. Yadon. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 1983. Digital version at Family History Archives; FHL Fiche 6075685 (5 fiche).

Immigration

  • Coldham, Peter Wilson. North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes wills of residents of Berkeley County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]

Land

Grants and Patents

  • Gray, Gertrude E. Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775. Vol. II. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1997. FHL; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes Berkeley County.]
  • Gray, Gertrude E. Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1775-1800. Vol. III. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1993. FHL; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes Berkeley County.]
  • Sims Index to Land Grants in West Virginia - Berkeley

Local Histories

Archives & History Berkeley County, West Virginia Books

  • Cartmell, T. K. Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants: A History of Frederick County, Virginia (Illustrated) from Its Formation in 1738 to 1908, Compiled Mainly from Original Records of Old Frederick County, Now Hampshire, Berkeley, Shenandoah, Jefferson, Hardy, Clarke, Warren, Morgan and Frederick. n.p.: n.p., c1909. FHL US/CAN Book 975.59 H2c 1963; FHL US/CAN Film 1000634 Item 1; digital version at Ancestry ($); FamilySearch Books Online
  • Norris, J. E.. History of the Lower Shenandoah Valley Counties of Frederick, Berkeley, Jefferson and Clarke: Their Early Settlement and Progress to the Present Time, Geological Features, a Description of Their Historic and Interesting Localities, Cities, Towns and Villages, Portraits of Some of the Prominent Men, and Biographies of Many of the Representative Citizens. Chicago: A. Warner, 1890. Original edition available at FHL; 1972 reprint available at FHL; digital version of original edition at Ancestry ($); and World Vital Records ($).
  • Aler, F. Vernon. Aler's history of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, West Virginia: from the origin of the Indians, embracing their settlements, wars and depredations, to the first white settlement of the valley, also including the wars between the settlers and their mode digital version at FamilySearch Books Online

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Martinsville West Virginia Map

Berkeley County, West Virginia Map

Migration

West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991
Clay, Robert Y. "Some Delinquent Taxpayers 1787-1790," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 19, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1975):248-254. FHL; digital version at New England Ancestors ($). [These records often identify migrants who left the county and their intended destinations. Berkeley County's 1788 Delinquent List appears on pp. 250-254.]

Military

French and Indian War
  • Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. Virginia's Colonial Soldiers. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988. FHL. [Identifies some Berkeley County veterans and 1774-1775 militia officers; see place name index.]
Revolutionary War

Regiments. Service men in Berkeley County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Berkeley County supplied soldiers for the:

- 8th Virginia Regiment
- 12th Virginia Regiment (8th Company)[7]Berkeley County, West Virginia Revolutionary War Pension List

Additional resources:

Berkeley residents recommended for military commissions during the Revolutionary War.[8]

  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital versions at U.S. Census Bureau and Google Books et. al. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Western District, Berkeley County on page 134.]
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
War of 1812

Berkeley County men served in the 67th Regiment.[9]

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Berkeley County, West Virginia served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Berkeley County, West Virginia:

- 1st Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, Local Defense (Confederate). Company B (Berkeley Troop)
- 1st Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate).
- 1st Regiment, Virginia Light Artillery (Pendleton's) (Confederate). Company B (Wise Artillery)
- 2nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company D (Berkeley Border Guards), Company E (Hedgesville Blues)
- 11th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry. Company A (The Wildcat Company).[10]
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Berkeley County.



Map showing Civil War battles in West Virginia.

Naturalization

Newspapers

Journal Newspaper

Occupations

  • Cutten, George Barton. The Silversmiths of Virginia (together with Watchmakers and Jewelers) from 1694 to 1850. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1952. FHL. [Includes a section on Martinsburg silversmiths.]

Probate

Berkeley West Virginia Wills 1772-1965

West Virginia Will Books

Wills of Berkely County, West Virginia 1744 -1880

  • Coldham, Peter Wilson. North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes wills of residents of Berkeley County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]

Taxation

How can West Virginia tax lists help me?

  • [1774] Rice, William H. The 1774 List of Tithables and Wheel Carriages in Berkeley County, Virginia. Elkins, W. Va.: W.H. Rice, 2006. FHL Book 975.497 R4r
  • [1782] Fothergill, Augusta B. and John Mark Naugle. Virginia Tax Payers, 1782-87, Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau. 1940; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. FHL. [1782 personal property tax list of Berkeley County.]
  • [1787, 1788] Schreiner-Yantis, Netti and Florene Speakman Love. The 1787 Census of Virginia: An Accounting of the Name of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years, the Number of White Males Between 16 & 21 Years, the Number of Slaves over 16 & Those Under 16 Years, Together with a Listing of Their Horses, Cattle & Carriages, and Also the Names of All Persons to Whom Ordinary Licenses and Physician's Licenses Were Issued. 3 vols. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1987. FHL. [Source for this publication are the 1787 personal property tax list and 1787/1788 tax delinquent lists. Berkeley County is included in Vol. 2.]
  • [1788] Clay, Robert Y. "Some Delinquent Taxpayers 1787-1790," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 19, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1975):248-254. FHL; digital version at American Ancestors ($). [These records often identify migrants who left the county and their intended destinations. Berkeley County's 1788 Delinquent List appears on pp. 250-254.]
  • [1798] Berkeley County Historical Society. 1798 House Tax and Slave Tax of Berkeley County, Virginia: This Included the Area in 2003 of Berkeley County, Jefferson County and 2/3 of Morgan County West Virginia. Martinsburg, W. Va.: Berkeley County Historical Society, 2003. FHL Book 975.49 R4b
  • [1815] Ward, Roger D. 1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer). 6 vols. Athens, Ga.: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. FHL Book 975 E4w v. 6. [The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Berkeley County is included in Vol. 6.]

Vital Records

Marriage

Societies and Libraries

Berkelely County Genealogical-Historical Society
P O Box 1624
Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401

Berkeley County Historical Society

Martinsburg Berkeley County Public Libraries

Naylor Memorial Pubic Library

Musselman - South Berkeley Branch Library

Belle Boyd House and Museum

Family History Centers

 

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Berkeley County, West Virginia. Page 743 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Robert Baylor Semple and George William Beale, A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia (1810; reprint, Richmond, Va.: Pitt and Dickinson, 1894), 386-387. Digital version at Google Books.
  4. "Mill Creek Baptist Church," The Historical Marker Database, http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=14596, accessed 20 June 2012.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Jay Worrall, The Friendly Virginians: America's First Quakers (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Publishing Company, 1994), 537-539. FHL Book 975.5 K2wj.
  6. John Frederick Dorman, "Review of Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia," in The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 39, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1995):236.
  7. E.M. Sanchez-Saavedra, A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations in the American Revolution, 1774-1787 (Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library, 1978), 67-68. FHL Book 975.5 M2s.
  8. J.T. McAllister, Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War: McAllister's Data (Hot Springs, Va.: McAllister Pub. Co., 1913), 24. Digitized by Internet Archive.
  9. Stuart Lee Butler, A Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812 (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Pub. Co., 1988), 53. FHL Book 975.5 M2bs.
  10. Richard L. Armstrong, 11th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1989). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 52.
  11. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 20 September 2012)
  12. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 25 September 2012)