Grant County, West Virginia

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{{West Virginia-stub}} <br> ''[[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 = Grant County
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| state = West Virginia
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| founded year = 1866
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| seat wl = Petersburg
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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]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
'''Grant County'''<br>5 Highland Ave<br>Petersburg, WV 26351<br>304-257-4550  
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'''Grant County'''<br>5 Highland Ave<br>Petersburg, WV 26351<br>304-257-4550 <br>  
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*County Clerk has birth marriage divorce probate court and land records since 1866<ref name="Handybook"/>  
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*County Clerk has birth marriage divorce probate court and land records since 1866<ref name="Handybook" />
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Census ====
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Join us in [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census indexing the 1940 Census]  
 
Join us in [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census indexing the 1940 Census]  
  
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==== Genealogy  ====
 
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West Virginia, Civil War [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]  
 
West Virginia, Civil War [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]  
  
==== Naturalization ====
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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]  
 
West Virginia, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003 Naturalization Records, 1814-1991]  
  
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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
 
West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]  
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Grant|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Grant|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  

Revision as of 03:50, 9 March 2012


Grant County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Grant 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 1866
County Seat Petersburg
Courthouse

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

Contents

County Courthouse

Grant County
5 Highland Ave
Petersburg, WV 26351
304-257-4550

  • County Clerk has birth marriage divorce probate court and land records since 1866[1]

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

Census

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

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Genealogy

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

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

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

Naturalization

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

Grant County Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"
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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).