Braxton County, West Virginia

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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Braxton_County,_West_Virginia|Braxton County]]''
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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Braxton_County,_West_Virginia|Braxton County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Braxton County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Braxton County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG]]  
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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>
 
'''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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*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death indexes 1853-1886  
 
*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death indexes 1853-1886  
 
*Probate and Land Records  
 
*Probate and Land Records  
*Clerk Circuit Court has Divorce and Court Records<ref name="Handybook" />
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*Clerk Circuit Court has Divorce and Court Records<ref name="Handybook" />  
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*[http://www.braxtoncounty.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx Braxton County West Virginia Government]
  
[http://www.braxtonwv.org/ Braxton County Convention and Visitor's Bureau]
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[http://www.braxtonwv.org/ Braxton County Convention and Visitor's Bureau]  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*[[Clay County, West Virginia|Clay]]  
 
*[[Clay County, West Virginia|Clay]]  
 
*[[Gilmer County, West Virginia|Gilmer]]  
 
*[[Gilmer County, West Virginia|Gilmer]]  
*[[Lewis County, West Virginia|Lewis]]<br>  
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*[[Nicholas County, West Virginia|Nicholas]]  
 
*[[Nicholas County, West Virginia|Nicholas]]  
 
*[[Webster County, West Virginia|Webster]]
 
*[[Webster County, West Virginia|Webster]]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://usgwarchives.net/wv/braxton/cemetery.htm USGENWEB Archives Project Cemtery Listing]
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[http://usgwarchives.net/wv/braxton/cemetery.htm USGENWEB Archives Project Cemtery Listing]  
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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[http://www.us-census.org/states/westvirginia/b-wv.htm#Braxton &nbsp;Braxton, West Virginia Federal Census]
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]<br>
 
[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]<br>
  
[http://maps.google.com/maps?rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&oe=&safe=active&q=Braxton+County,+West+Virginia&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x884bdbe017911223:0x3fe5b3bb84553c18,Braxton,+WV&gl=us&ei=7XqhT-3QKamO2QXzocHnCQ&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=1&ved=0CB4Q8gEwAA Braxton County, West Virginia Map]
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==== Military  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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Braxton County, West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2F14030600%3Fcc%3D1909099 Wills 1835-1959]
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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  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 19:54, 2 May 2012


Braxton County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Braxton 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 1836
County Seat Sutton
Courthouse

United States  Gotoarrow.png West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png Braxton County

Contents

County Courthouse

Braxton County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

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

Braxton County Convention and Visitor's Bureau

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

USGENWEB Archives Project Cemtery Listing

Census

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


 Braxton, West Virginia Federal Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Braxton County, West Virginia Map

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

Braxton County, West Virginia Wills 1835-1959

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

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).