Doddridge County, West Virginia

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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Doddridge_County,_West_Virginia|Doddridge County]]''
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Guide to '''Doddridge County West Virginia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Doddridge County
 
| county = Doddridge County
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| founded year = 1845
 
| founded year = 1845
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| founded date = February 4
 
| seat wl = West Union
 
| seat wl = West Union
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| building address = Doddridge County Courthouse<br>118 East Court Street<br>West Union, WV 26456 <br>Phone: 304-873-2631<br>[http://www.polsci.wvu.edu/wv/Doddridge/dodwel.html '''Doddridge County Website''']
 
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Doddridge_County,_West_Virginia|Doddridge County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Doddridge County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]
 
 
'''Doddridge County'''<br>118 East Court Street<br>West Union, WV 26456 <br>
 
  
*County Clerk has bird and death records from 1853  
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County Clerk has bird and death records from 1853<br>Marriage probate land records from 1845<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Doddridge County, West Virginia. Page 743.</ref>
*Marriage probate land records from 1845  
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*Clerk Circuit Court has Court Records<ref name="Handybook" />  
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*[http://www.doddridgecounty.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx Welcome to Doddridge County, West Virginia]
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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'''1845'''--Doddridge County was created 4 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Harrison County, West Virginia|Harrison]], [[Tyler County, West Virginia|Tyler]], [[Ritchie County, West Virginia|Ritchie]] and [[Lewis County, West Virginia|Lewis]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' West Union <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1845'''--Doddridge County was created 4 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Harrison County, West Virginia|Harrison]], [[Tyler County, West Virginia|Tyler]], [[Ritchie County, West Virginia|Ritchie]] and [[Lewis County, West Virginia|Lewis]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' West Union <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
[http://www.polsci.wvu.edu/wv/Doddridge/dodhistory.html Doddridge County History]
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
[http://www.wvgenweb.org/doddridge/texts/towns.txt Doddridge Towns]
 
 
[http://www.wvculture.org/history/agrext/nutterfk.html West Virginia Archives &amp;&nbsp;History History of Nutter's Fork Community]
 
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Wvdoddridge.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Wvdoddridge.jpg]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
[http://www.interment.net/us/wv/doddridge.htm Interment.net Cemetery Records Online]
 
 
[http://www.doddridgecountyroots.com/register/cemeteries.htm Doddridge Cemeteries]
 
 
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/westvirg/doddridge.htm Doddridge County Tombstone transcription Project]
 
 
[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/WV/DO.html Political Graveyard.com&nbsp; Doddridge County, West Virginia]
 
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{WVcensus}}  
  
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Join us in indexing the [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census 1940 Census]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
 
[http://www.wvgenweb.org/doddridge/texts/churches.txt Doddridge County WV&nbsp;Churches]
 
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
[http://www.wvculture.org/history/counties/doddridge.html West Virginia Archives &amp;&nbsp;History Doddridge County]
 
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]|1850 Map of West Virginia]  
 
[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]|1850 Map of West Virginia]  
 
[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/WV/County/doddridge.htm Doddridge County West Virginia 1895]
 
 
[http://maps.google.com/maps?rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&oe=&safe=active&q=Doddridge+County,+West+Virginia&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x884a21f015e1e887:0x7580e73f9939f83e,Doddridge,+WV&gl=us&ei=wPqjT-HnF4fc9ASx-e2ZCQ&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=2&ved=0CCQQ8gEwAQ Doddridge County, West Virginia map]
 
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]  
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]  
 
[http://www.lindapages.com/cwar/cw-hsayre.htm Doddridge County Independent Scouts]
 
 
[http://www.doddridgecountyroots.com/military.html Doddridge County Veterans Wall of Honor]
 
  
 
==== Naturalization Records  ====
 
==== Naturalization Records  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
[http://doddridgenews.com/tag/doddridge-county/ Doddridge News]
 
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
 
Doddridge County, West Virginia[https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2F14030605%3Fcc%3D1909099 Will Books 1849-1968]
 
 
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 West Virginia Will Books]  
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 West Virginia Will Books]  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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===== Online West Virginia Tax site =====
  
{{WVvital}}<br>
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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.
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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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.
  
[http://www.westunion-wv.com/history/history.htm Doddridge County Historical Society located in West Union, WV.] and Photos<br>President: William Calhoun. Route 1, Box 3; Greenwood, WV 26360. <br>Secretary: Janet Sheets. Route 1, Box 43 A-2; Greenwood, WV 26360.&nbsp;<br>
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The search for tax information can start [http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/West-Virginia-Assessor-and-Property-Tax-Records.htm here]
  
[http://www.doddridgecountyroots.com/links.html Doddridge County Roots]
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
[http://dodd.clark.lib.wv.us/ Doddridge County Public Library]
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{{WVvital}}. Includes marriages 1845-1970 - free.  
  
&nbsp;Family History Centers<br>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Family History Centers<br>  
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Doddridge|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}&nbsp;  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doddridge_County,_West_Virginia Doddridge County Wikipedia]
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*[http://www.ephraimsclampingvipers.com/beebio.htm Ephraim Bee Early Settler &amp; a Founder of Doddridge County, WVA]
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*[http://www.wvgenweb.org/doddridge/scrapbook/ Doddrige Scrapbook Links]
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*[http://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1936 Doddridge County West Virginia Encyclopedia]
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*[http://www.wvgenweb.org/doddridge/bios.html Doddridge Families]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/wv/doddridge/doddridge.htm Doddrige county Archives Project]
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*[http://www.doddridgecountyroots.com/ Doddridge County Roots]
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*[http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/wv/Doddridge/state.html National Register of Historic Places]
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*[http://www.wonderfulwv.com/archives/sub.cfm?month=may08&fea=2 Doddridge Daughters Return to Their Roots&nbsp;]
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*[http://www.wvexp.com/index.php/Doddridge_County Doddridge County Cyclopedia]
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*[http://home.comcast.net/~MichaelCemetery/history.html Michael Family]
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United States  Gotoarrow.png West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png Doddridge County

Guide to Doddridge County West Virginia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Doddridge County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Doddridge 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 February 4, 1845
County Seat West Union
Courthouse
Doddridge County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
Address Doddridge County Courthouse
118 East Court Street
West Union, WV 26456
Phone: 304-873-2631
Doddridge County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has bird and death records from 1853
Marriage probate land records from 1845[1]

History

Parent County

1845--Doddridge County was created 4 February 1845 from Harrison, Tyler, Ritchie and Lewis Counties.
County seat: West Union [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Doddridge County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Wvdoddridge.jpg

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Doddridge 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|1850 Map of West Virginia]

Military

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

Naturalization Records

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

Probate

West Virginia Will Books

Taxation

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

Vital Records

West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.. Includes marriages 1845-1970 - free.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Doddridge County, West Virginia. Page 743.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).