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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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]  [[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, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG]]  
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'''Doddridge County'''<br>118 East Court Street<br>West Union, WV 26456 <br>
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'''Doddridge County'''<br>118 East Court Street<br>West Union, WV 26456 <br>  
  
 
*County Clerk has bird and death records from 1853  
 
*County Clerk has bird and death records from 1853  
 
*Marriage probate land records from 1845  
 
*Marriage probate land records from 1845  
*Clerk Circuit Court has Court Records<ref name="Handybook" />  
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*Clerk Circuit Court has Court Records<ref name="Handybook" />
*[http://www.doddridgecounty.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx Welcome to Doddridge County, West Virginia]
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*[http://www.topix.com/album/detail/west-union-wv/28E5ASLBNILESVRH 1918 Doddridge County Courthouse Picture]
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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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==== 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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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  ====
 
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[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]
 
 
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/maps/map-of-Doddridge-County-West-Virginia.htm Doddridge Detailed 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  ====
 
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[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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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
[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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Family History Centers<br>  
 
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[http://www.doddridgecountyroots.com/links.html Doddridge County Roots]
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[http://dodd.clark.lib.wv.us/ Doddridge County Public Library]
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&nbsp;Family History Centers<br>
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*[[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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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Doddridge|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}&nbsp;
*[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.hackerscreek.com/ Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants, Inc.]
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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://www.enotes.com/topic/Doddridge_County,_West_Virginia Doddridge enotes]
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*[http://home.comcast.net/~MichaelCemetery/history.html Michael Family]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 03:26, 11 May 2012


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 1845
County Seat West Union
Courthouse

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

Contents

County Courthouse

Doddridge County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

Doddridge County
118 East Court Street
West Union, WV 26456

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

History

Parent County

1845--Doddridge County was created 4 February 1845 from Harrison, Tyler, Ritchie and Lewis Counties.
County seat: West Union [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Doddridge County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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

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

References

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