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{{West Virginia-stub}} <br> ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Braxton_County,_West_Virginia|Braxton County]]''  
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{{West Virginia-stub}} <br> ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Braxton County, West Virginia|Braxton County]]''  
  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
*'''[[Image:Braxton County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|300px]]&nbsp;Braxton County'''
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[[Image:Braxton County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]  
  
300 Main Street P O&nbsp;Box 486  
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'''Braxton County'''<br>300 Main Street<br>P O&nbsp;Box 486<br>Sutton, WV 26601<br>304-765-2833 <br>
 
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Sutton, WV 26601
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304-765-2833
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*County Clerk has birth marrriage death
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Indexes&nbsp; 1853-1886
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*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death indexes 1853-1886
 
*Probate and Land Records  
 
*Probate and Land Records  
*Clerk Circuit Court has div &amp; Court Records
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*Clerk Circuit Court has Divorce and Court Records<ref name="Handybook" />
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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'''Census'''  
 
'''Census'''  
  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]<br>
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]<br>  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
West Virginia, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]
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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, Braxton 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, Braxton County on page 134.]
  
'''Naturalization Records'''
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==== Naturalization Records ====
  
'''West Virgina, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003 Naturalization Records, 1814-1991]<br>'''
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West Virginia, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003 Naturalization Records, 1814-1991]
  
'''Newspapers'''
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==== Newspapers ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]
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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
'''Braxton Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write about deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!
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'''Braxton Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write about deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!  
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 00:44, 2 March 2012


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Contents

County Courthouse

Braxton County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

Braxton County
300 Main Street
P O Box 486
Sutton, WV 26601
304-765-2833

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death indexes 1853-1886
  • Probate and Land Records
  • Clerk Circuit Court has Divorce and Court Records[1]

History

Parent County

1836--Braxton County was created 15 January 1836 from Lewis, Kanawha and Nicholas Counties.
County seat: Sutton [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Braxton County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

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

  • 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, Braxton County on page 134.]

Naturalization Records

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

Probate

West Virginia Will Books

Taxation

Vital Records


West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.

Societies and Libraries

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).