Grant County, West Virginia

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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Grant County, West Virginia|Grant County]]''
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1866'''--Grant County was created 14 February 1866&nbsp;from [[Hardy County, West Virginia|Hardy]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Petersburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1866'''--Grant County was created 14 February 1866&nbsp;from [[Hardy County, West Virginia|Hardy]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Petersburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Grant County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].
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See an interactive map of Grant County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Pendleton County, West Virginia|Pendleton]]  
 
*[[Pendleton County, West Virginia|Pendleton]]  
 
*[[Preston County, West Virginia|Preston]]  
 
*[[Preston County, West Virginia|Preston]]  
*[[Randolph County, West Virginia|Randolph]]<br>
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*[[Randolph County, West Virginia|Randolph]]<br>  
 
*[[Tucker County, West Virginia|Tucker]]
 
*[[Tucker County, West Virginia|Tucker]]
  
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==== Court  ====
 
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==== Family Histories ====
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*'''[Hyres]''' Swisher, Robert Edward. ''The Hyres of West Virginia''. Richmond, Va.: Whittet &amp; Shepperson, 1977. {{FHL|418819|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 H999a}}.
 
*'''[Hyres]''' Swisher, Robert Edward. ''The Hyres of West Virginia''. Richmond, Va.: Whittet &amp; Shepperson, 1977. {{FHL|418819|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 H999a}}.
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&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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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 19:29, 14 February 2012


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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1866--Grant County was created 14 February 1866 from Hardy County.
County seat: Petersburg [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Grant County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Family Histories

  • [Hyres] Swisher, Robert Edward. The Hyres of West Virginia. Richmond, Va.: Whittet & Shepperson, 1977. FHL Book 929.273 H999a.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. *Family History Library Catalog

References

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