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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[West Virginia|West Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Greenbrier_County,_West_Virginia|Greenbrier County]]''
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Guide to '''Greenbrier 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 = Greenbrier County
 
| county = Greenbrier County
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| state_map = West-virginia.png  
 
| state_map = West-virginia.png  
 
| founded year = 1777
 
| founded year = 1777
| founded date =  
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| founded date = October 20
 
| seat wl = Lewisburg
 
| seat wl = Lewisburg
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| building image = Greenbrier County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
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| building address = Greenbrier County Courthouse<br>200 North Court Street<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 506<br>Lewisburg, WV 24901-0506<br>[http://www.greenbriercounty.net/ '''Greenbrier County Website''']
 
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Greenbrier_County,_West_Virginia|Greenbrier County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Greenbrier County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]
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'''Greenbrier County'''<br>200 North Court St<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 506<br>Lewisburg, WV 24901-0506 <br>
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*County Clerk has birth and death from 1853  
 
*County Clerk has birth and death from 1853  
 
*Marriage from 1781  
 
*Marriage from 1781  
 
*Probate and Land from 1780  
 
*Probate and Land from 1780  
*and Court Records<ref name="Handybook" />
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*and Court Records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Page 743 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
== History  ==
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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*Lost censuses: 1790, 1800, 1810
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
African America
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[[Image:Wvgreenbrier.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Wvgreenbrier.jpg]]
  
African American [http://www.wvgenweb.org/greenbrier/aa/afriamer.htm Research]
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==== African American  ====
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African American [http://www.wvgenweb.org/greenbrier/aa/afriamer.htm Research]  
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{WVcensus}}  
 
{{WVcensus}}  
  
Join us in indexing the [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census 1940 Census]
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'''''1783-1786 Enumerations'''''
  
'''''1790''''' - Lost, but a subsitute is available, see [[Greenbrier County, West Virginia#Taxation|Taxation]].  
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*[http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1790m-04.pdf Greenbrier County Heads of Families - 1783-1786] at U.S. Census Bureau - free. County begins on page 109.
  
'''''1800''''' - Lost, but a subsitute is available, see [[Greenbrier County, West Virginia#Taxation|Taxation]].  
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'''''1790''''' - Lost, but a subsitute is available, see [[Greenbrier County, West Virginia#Taxation|Taxation]].<br>'''''1800''''' - Lost, but a subsitute is available, see [[Greenbrier County, West Virginia#Taxation|Taxation]].<br>'''''1810''''' - Lost, but a subsitute is available, see [[Greenbrier County, West Virginia#Taxation|Taxation]].<br>1820 Greenbrier County, Virginia Census [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wv/greenbrier/census/1820/1820ind.txt Index]<br>1830 Greenbrier County, Virginia Census [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wv/greenbrier/census/1830/1830ind.txt Index]<br>1840 Greenbrier County, Virginia Census [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wv/greenbrier/census/1840/1840indx.txt Index]<br>1850 Greenbrier County, Virginia Census[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wv/greenbrier/census/1850/1850indx.txt Index]<br>'''''1820-1850''''' - Exist, available online and in print:<br>Shuck, Larry G. ''The Federal Censuses for Greenbrier County, Virginia, 1820, 1830, 1840 and 1850''. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1990. Available at {{FHL|520189|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
  
'''''1810''''' - Lost, but a subsitute is available, see [[Greenbrier County, West Virginia#Taxation|Taxation]].
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==== Church  ====
  
1820 Greenbrier County, Virginia Census [http://files.usgwarchives.org/wv/greenbrier/census/1820/1820ind.txt Index]
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===== Baptist  =====
  
1830 Greenbrier County, Virginia Census [http://files.usgwarchives.org/wv/greenbrier/census/1830/1830ind.txt Index]
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Early Baptist churches (with years constituted):  
  
1840 Greenbrier County, Virginia Census [http://files.usgwarchives.org/wv/greenbrier/census/1840/1840indx.txt Index]  
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#'''Big Levels''' (1796)<ref name="baptist" />
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#'''Greenbrier''' (1781)<ref name="baptist">Robert Baylor Semple and George William Beale, ''A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia'' (1810; reprint, Richmond, Va.: Pitt and Dickinson, 1894), 421. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=t6RhTC8ziQQC Google Books].</ref>
  
1850 Greenbrier County, Virginia Census[http://files.usgwarchives.org/wv/greenbrier/census/1850/1850indx.txt Index]
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Greenbrier County fell within the bounds of the Greenbrier Association.  
  
'''''1820-1850''''' - Exist, available online and in print:
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===== Church of England =====
  
*Shuck, Larry G. ''The Federal Censuses for Greenbrier County, Virginia, 1820, 1830, 1840 and 1850''. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1990. Available at {{FHL|520189|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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Meade's 1861 history of parishes in Greenbrier County is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft#page/56/mode/2up online.]<ref name="meade">William Meade, ''Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia'', 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: [http://www.archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft Vol. I] and [http://archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft Vol. II].</ref>
 
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==== Church  ====
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===== German Reformed  =====
 
===== German Reformed  =====
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*Braun, Johannes, Klaus Wust and Joseph H. Meyerhoeffer. ''Shenandoah Valley Family Data, 1799-1813: From the Memorandum Book of Pastor Johannes Braun''. Edinburg, Va.: Shenandoah History Publishers, 1978. {{FHL|16966|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;US/CAN&nbsp;Book 975.5 K2bjo}}.
 
*Braun, Johannes, Klaus Wust and Joseph H. Meyerhoeffer. ''Shenandoah Valley Family Data, 1799-1813: From the Memorandum Book of Pastor Johannes Braun''. Edinburg, Va.: Shenandoah History Publishers, 1978. {{FHL|16966|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;US/CAN&nbsp;Book 975.5 K2bjo}}.
  
Greenbrier County, West Virginia [http://www.wvgenweb.org/greenbrier/church.htm Churches]  
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Greenbrier County, West Virginia [http://www.wvgenweb.org/greenbrier/church.htm Churches]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
 
*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
  
===== General<br> =====
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===== General<br> =====
  
 
*Greenbrier County Heritage Book Committee. ''Greenbrier County, West Virginia, Family Heritage, 1997''. n.p.: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1996. {{FHL|677767|item|disp=FHL Book 975.488 H2gr}}.<br>
 
*Greenbrier County Heritage Book Committee. ''Greenbrier County, West Virginia, Family Heritage, 1997''. n.p.: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1996. {{FHL|677767|item|disp=FHL Book 975.488 H2gr}}.<br>
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===== Bibliography  =====
 
===== Bibliography  =====
  
*'''[Arthur]''' ''Arthur Family Genealogy of Bedford, Greenbrier &amp; Cabell counties, Va., W. Va. and Jackson Co., Ohio''. Microfilmed 1992:&nbsp;{{FHL|439505|item|disp=FHL Film 1697667 Item 44}}.<br>
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*'''[Alexander]''' Clemens, William M. ''Alexander Family Records.'' New York: William M. Clemens, 1914. Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/alexanderfamilyr00clem Internet Archive] - free.
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*'''[Armstrong]''' Boss, Lula Reed. "Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Mason County, Kentucky," ''The Kentucky Genealogist,'' Vol. 9, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1967):153-156.
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*'''[Arthur]''' ''Arthur Family Genealogy of Bedford, Greenbrier &amp; Cabell counties, Va., W. Va. and Jackson Co., Ohio''. Microfilmed 1992:&nbsp;{{FHL|439505|item|disp=FHL Film 1697667 Item 44}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Braun]''' West, Klaus and Joseph H. Meyerhoeffer. ''Shenandoah Valley Family Data, 1799-1813, From the Memorandum Book of Pastor Johannes Braun.'' Edinburg, Va.: Shenandoah History Publishers, 1978. {{FHL|16966|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.5 K2bjo}}.  
 
*'''[Braun]''' West, Klaus and Joseph H. Meyerhoeffer. ''Shenandoah Valley Family Data, 1799-1813, From the Memorandum Book of Pastor Johannes Braun.'' Edinburg, Va.: Shenandoah History Publishers, 1978. {{FHL|16966|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.5 K2bjo}}.  
*'''[Burnside]''' Clark, Bertha Lewis and Margaret Byrnside Ballard. ''Burnside Family of Scotland and America, Augusta, Rockingham, Greenbrier, Pocahontas, Virginia and West Virginia, and Other Sections''. Typescript, 1960. {{FHL|90192|item|disp=FHL Film 1017645 Item 10}}.<br>
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*'''[Burnside]''' Clark, Bertha Lewis and Margaret Byrnside Ballard. ''Burnside Family of Scotland and America, Augusta, Rockingham, Greenbrier, Pocahontas, Virginia and West Virginia, and Other Sections''. Typescript, 1960. {{FHL|90192|item|disp=FHL Film 1017645 Item 10}}.<br>  
*'''[Burnside]''' Clark, Bertha Lewis and Margaret Byrnside Ballard. ''Burnside Family of the Upper Greenbrier''. Typescript, 1960. {{FHL|90196|item|disp=FHL Film 1017645 Item 11}}.<br>
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*'''[Burnside]''' Clark, Bertha Lewis and Margaret Byrnside Ballard. ''Burnside Family of the Upper Greenbrier''. Typescript, 1960. {{FHL|90196|item|disp=FHL Film 1017645 Item 11}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Caldwell]''' Caldwell, Arthur B. "Kinkead Caldwell 1769-1828 Early Missouri Settler," ''The Southwest Virginian'', Vol. 3, No. 18 (Dec. 1980):40-48. {{FHL|116611|item|disp=FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 3 (1980)}}.  
 
*'''[Caldwell]''' Caldwell, Arthur B. "Kinkead Caldwell 1769-1828 Early Missouri Settler," ''The Southwest Virginian'', Vol. 3, No. 18 (Dec. 1980):40-48. {{FHL|116611|item|disp=FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 3 (1980)}}.  
*'''[Childers]''' ''Childers Family Bible: of William Benton Childers Born 1866, d. 1954; Gallia &amp; Franklin counties of Ohio and Greenbrier County Viarginia [i.e. Virginia] (now WV); Also Includes Rickabaugh, Lewis, 1754-1989''. {{FHL|1125144|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 1295}}.<br>
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*'''[Campbell]''' "Memorial to William S. H. Baylor," ''Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 2, No. 2 (Apr. 1964):33. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6131 Ancestry] ($).
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*'''[Cary]''' Harrison, Fairfax. ''The Virginia Carys''. New York: De Vinne Press, 1919. Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/virginiacarysan01harrgoog Internet Archive] - free; {{FHL|126773|item|disp=FHL Film 1011836 Item 3}}.
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*'''[Childers]''' ''Childers Family Bible: of William Benton Childers Born 1866, d. 1954; Gallia &amp; Franklin counties of Ohio and Greenbrier County Viarginia [i.e. Virginia] (now WV); Also Includes Rickabaugh, Lewis, 1754-1989''. {{FHL|1125144|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 1295}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Dilley]''' Jones, Thomas W. "Dilley of Northern Virginia and Ohio: A Proposed Solution Hanging on a Single Word," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 79, No. 3 (Jul. 2004):220-227.  
 
*'''[Dilley]''' Jones, Thomas W. "Dilley of Northern Virginia and Ohio: A Proposed Solution Hanging on a Single Word," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 79, No. 3 (Jul. 2004):220-227.  
 
*'''[Eagle]''' Eagle, Lawrence H. ''Eagles of the Virginias and Their Pioneering Descendants in Dakota Territory: History and Genealogy''. Sioux Falls, S.D.: L.H. Eagle, 1980. {{FHL|36210|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Ea35e}}.  
 
*'''[Eagle]''' Eagle, Lawrence H. ''Eagles of the Virginias and Their Pioneering Descendants in Dakota Territory: History and Genealogy''. Sioux Falls, S.D.: L.H. Eagle, 1980. {{FHL|36210|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Ea35e}}.  
*'''[Eagle]''' Eagle, Lawrence H. ''The Greenbrier Branch: History and Genealogy of the Timothy Eagle--David Patterson Families and Collateral Lines''. Sioux Falls, N.D.: L.H. Eagle, 1988. {{FHL|402375|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Ea35e supp. 1}}<br>
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*'''[Eagle]''' Eagle, Lawrence H. ''The Greenbrier Branch: History and Genealogy of the Timothy Eagle--David Patterson Families and Collateral Lines''. Sioux Falls, N.D.: L.H. Eagle, 1988. {{FHL|402375|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Ea35e supp. 1}}<br>  
*'''[Gillian]''' Williams, Elizabeth Pierce. ''Pierce/Gillilan Families: Some Descendants of John Pers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Who Had Emigrated from Norwich, Norfolk County, England and of Nathan Gillian of Greenbriar County, Virginia''. Los Angeles, Calif.: E.P. Williams, 1989. {{FHL|509290|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 P611wp}}.<br>
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*'''[Gillian]''' Williams, Elizabeth Pierce. ''Pierce/Gillilan Families: Some Descendants of John Pers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Who Had Emigrated from Norwich, Norfolk County, England and of Nathan Gillian of Greenbriar County, Virginia''. Los Angeles, Calif.: E.P. Williams, 1989. {{FHL|509290|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 P611wp}}.<br>  
*'''[Henderson]''' Miller, Joseph Lyon. ''Ancestry and Descendants of Lieut. John Henderson of Greenbrier County, Virginia, 1650-1900''. Richmond, Va.: Whittet &amp; Shepperson, 1902. {{FHL|24114|item|disp=FHL Film 1036365 Item 1}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH3,145060 Family History Archives].<br>
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*'''[Henderson]''' Miller, Joseph Lyon. ''Ancestry and Descendants of Lieut. John Henderson of Greenbrier County, Virginia, 1650-1900''. Richmond, Va.: Whittet &amp; Shepperson, 1902. {{FHL|24114|item|disp=FHL Film 1036365 Item 1}}; digital version at {{FSbook|96614}} .<br>
*'''[Holtzopple]''' ''Holsopple (Holtzopple)-LeFevre Genealogy''. MSS. Microfilmed 1992: {{FHL|533711|item|disp=FHL Film 1697698 Item 4}}.<br>
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*'''[Henderson]''' Crozier, William Armstrong. ''Virginia Heraldica: Being a Registry of Virginia Gentry Entitled to Coat Armor, With Genealogical Notes of the Families.'' New York: The Genealogical Association, 1908. Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/virginiaheraldic00croz Internet Archive] - free.
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*'''[Holtzopple]''' ''Holsopple (Holtzopple)-LeFevre Genealogy''. MSS. Microfilmed 1992: {{FHL|533711|item|disp=FHL Film 1697698 Item 4}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Kelly]''' Kelly, Kathryn, "Abraham Kelly from Virginia to Ohio," ''The Appalachian Quarterly'', Vol. 1, No. 2 (Sep. 1996):70-71. {{FHL|1116569|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.5743 D25a v. 1, no. 2 (Sep. 1996)}}.  
 
*'''[Kelly]''' Kelly, Kathryn, "Abraham Kelly from Virginia to Ohio," ''The Appalachian Quarterly'', Vol. 1, No. 2 (Sep. 1996):70-71. {{FHL|1116569|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.5743 D25a v. 1, no. 2 (Sep. 1996)}}.  
*'''[Kincaid]''' Johnson, Ollie Tepton. ''Genealogy of the Kincaid Family of Greenbrier County, West Virginia: Descendants of Samuel Kincaid''. Typescript. Microfilmed 2005: {{FHL|1043905|item|disp=FHL Film 1783413 Item 7}}.<br>
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*'''[Kincaid]''' Johnson, Ollie Tepton. ''Genealogy of the Kincaid Family of Greenbrier County, West Virginia: Descendants of Samuel Kincaid''. Typescript. Microfilmed 2005: {{FHL|1043905|item|disp=FHL Film 1783413 Item 7}}.<br>  
*'''[Lewis]''' Johnson, Patricia Givens. ''General Andrew Lewis of Roanoke and Greenbrier''. Christianburg, Va.: Givens, 1980. {{FHL|154190|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 L585j}}.<br>
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*'''[Lewis]''' Johnson, Patricia Givens. ''General Andrew Lewis of Roanoke and Greenbrier''. Christianburg, Va.: Givens, 1980. {{FHL|154190|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 L585j}}.<br>  
*'''[McClung]''' McClung, William. ''The McClung Genealogy:&nbsp;A Genealogical and Biographical Record of the McClung Family from the Time of Their Emigration to the Year 1904''. Pittsburgh, Pa.: McClung Printing Company, 1904. {{FHL|50350|item|disp=FHL Film 908768 Item 1}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH38,37752 Family History Archives].<br>
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*'''[McClung]''' McClung, William. ''The McClung Genealogy:&nbsp;A Genealogical and Biographical Record of the McClung Family from the Time of Their Emigration to the Year 1904''. Pittsburgh, Pa.: McClung Printing Company, 1904. {{FHL|50350|item|disp=FHL Film 908768 Item 1}}; digital version at {{FSbook|98276}} .<br>
*'''[McClung]''' McClung, Rheba Irrene. ''The Greenbrier McClung Way''. Parkersburg, W. Va.: Easton Printing Co., 1990. {{FHL|970659|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M132mi}}.<br>
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*'''[McClung]''' Donnelly, Shirley. "Family History of Tyree Clan Traced," ''Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jan. 1964):3-7. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6131 Ancestry] ($).  
*'''[McClung]''' McClung, Judith A. ''The McClung Family Association: Greenbrier Section, as Posted at RootsWeb Freepages, 2004''. Based on ''The McClung Genealogy'' (1904). {{FHL|1182111|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6008573}}.<br>
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*'''[McClung]''' McClung, Rheba Irrene. ''The Greenbrier McClung Way''. Parkersburg, W. Va.: Easton Printing Co., 1990. {{FHL|970659|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M132mi}}.<br>  
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*'''[McClung]''' McClung, Judith A. ''The McClung Family Association: Greenbrier Section, as Posted at RootsWeb Freepages, 2004''. Based on ''The McClung Genealogy'' (1904). {{FHL|1182111|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6008573}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Morgan]''' Hayden, Richard A. "Resolving the Inexplicable: The Marriage Bond of Archibald Young and Lettice Morgan," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 95, No. 1&nbsp;(March 2007):5-16. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 95 (2007)  
 
*'''[Morgan]''' Hayden, Richard A. "Resolving the Inexplicable: The Marriage Bond of Archibald Young and Lettice Morgan," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 95, No. 1&nbsp;(March 2007):5-16. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 95 (2007)  
*'''[Morrison]''' Morrison, Warren Dale. ''A Branch of the Andrew Morrison Family of Greenbrier County, (W) Virginia''. Granbury, Texas: W.D. Morrison, 1993. {{FHL|688223|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M834mwar}}.<br>
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*'''[Morrison]''' Morrison, Warren Dale. ''A Branch of the Andrew Morrison Family of Greenbrier County, (W) Virginia''. Granbury, Texas: W.D. Morrison, 1993. {{FHL|688223|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M834mwar}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Porter]''' Barnett, Bobby D. ''Descendants of Mitchell Porter: Revolutionary War Soldier''. [South Pasadena, Fla.]: B.D. Barnett, 2000. {{FHL|1029497|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 P834bb}}  
 
*'''[Porter]''' Barnett, Bobby D. ''Descendants of Mitchell Porter: Revolutionary War Soldier''. [South Pasadena, Fla.]: B.D. Barnett, 2000. {{FHL|1029497|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 P834bb}}  
 
*'''[Rayburn]''' Machir, Violette S. ''Some Chapman, Jolly, Rayburn and Smith Families in W.Va. &amp; Ohio''. Middleport, Ohio: Quality Print Shop, 1966. {{FHL|284481|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6017211}}.  
 
*'''[Rayburn]''' Machir, Violette S. ''Some Chapman, Jolly, Rayburn and Smith Families in W.Va. &amp; Ohio''. Middleport, Ohio: Quality Print Shop, 1966. {{FHL|284481|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6017211}}.  
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*'''[Renick]''' Renick, E.I. "The Renick Family of Virginia," ''Publications of the Southern History Association,'' Vol. 3, No. 3 (Jul. 1899): 221-227. Digitized by [http://archive.org/stream/publicationssou01merigoog#page/n228/mode/2up Internet Archive] - free.
 
*'''[Robertson]''' Roberson, Rhonda S. "Genealogical Sketches of Revolutionary War Soldiers: William Robertson," ''The Southwest Virginian'', Vol. 1, No. 2 (Apr. 1978):55-78. {{FHL|116611|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.57 D25s v. 1 (1978)}}.  
 
*'''[Robertson]''' Roberson, Rhonda S. "Genealogical Sketches of Revolutionary War Soldiers: William Robertson," ''The Southwest Virginian'', Vol. 1, No. 2 (Apr. 1978):55-78. {{FHL|116611|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.57 D25s v. 1 (1978)}}.  
*'''[Robertson]''' Robertson, Rhonda. ''William Robertson of England and His Descendants: (A Partial Genealogy)''. n.p.: Rhonda Robertson, 1978. {{FHL|1001492|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;FAM&nbsp;HIST&nbsp;Book 929.273 R545rr}}.
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*'''[Robertson]''' Robertson, Rhonda. ''William Robertson of England and His Descendants: (A Partial Genealogy)''. n.p.: Rhonda Robertson, 1978. {{FHL|1001492|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;FAM&nbsp;HIST&nbsp;Book 929.273 R545rr}}.
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*'''[Tyree]''' Donnelly, Shirley. "Family History of Tyree Clan Traced," ''Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jan. 1964):3-7. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6131 Ancestry] ($).
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*'''[Ward]''' Boss, Lula Reed. "Captain Charles Ward of Mason County, Kentucky," ''The Kentucky Genealogist,'' Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1972):11-13.
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
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*Hudgins. [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm 415 patents dated 1774-1858 in what is now Greenbrier County, West Virginia placed on a map]. DeedMapper.&nbsp;[Names of those who received land patents, dates, land descriptions, and references may be viewed free of charge (click "Index" next to the county listing); however, in order to view the maps, it is necessary to purchase Direct Line Software's [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/ DeedMapper]&nbsp;product.]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
''West Virginia Archives and History''
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''West Virginia Archives and History'' Agricultural Extension Division.
  
Agricultural Extension Division. History of Renick Community, Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Morgantown, West Virginia, n.d. (On-line version) Xwv 1. Agr 3. 2: R4.  
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''History of Renick Community, Greenbrier County, West Virginia.'' Morgantown, West Virginia, n.d. (On-line version) Xwv 1. Agr 3. 2: R4. Cole, Joseph R. ''History of Greenbrier County. Lewisburg, West Virginia,'' 1917.<br>975.488 C689 closed stacks. Comstock, Jim. ''Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia. Richwood, West Virginia,'' Jim Comstock, 1973. 975.4003 H259 1973 V.6. Conte, Robert S. ''The History of the Greenbrier: America's Resort. Charleston, West Virginia'', Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1989. 917.5488 C761. Crayon, Mark. ''Life in the Irish Corner District During the Civil War, Greenbrier County, West Virginia.'' Charleston, West Virginia, John Young Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. 1926.<br>975.488 M138. Dayton, Ruth (Woods). ''Greenbrier Pioneers and Their Homes. Charleston, West Virginia, West Virginia'' Publishing Company, 1942. 975.488 D276. Deitz, J. Dennis. ''The Greenbrier Ghost and Other Strange Stories. South Charleston, West Virginia'', Mountain Memories Books, 1990.&nbsp; 398.25 D325. _____________. ''Mountain Memories'', II, III. South Charleston, West Virginia, Jalamap Publishing, 1984.<br>975.4 Deitz. ____________. ''Mountain Memories, IV''. South Charleston, West Virginia, Mountain Memories Books, 1985.<br>975.4 Dietz. Dempsey, William. ''Papers Greenbrier and Fayette Counties, 1859-1883''.&nbsp; MS 79-154. Donnelley, Clarence Shirley. ''David S. Creigh, the Greenbrier Martyr, A Tragedy of the Civil War. Oak Hill, West Virignia'', Royal Oak Press, 1950.&nbsp; B C914d Pam. Fasick, Ralph N. ''A Brief History of Rupert, West Virginia''. E.J. Crichton, n.d.<br>975.488 F248 closed stacks. Fry, Rose W. ''Recollections of the Rev. John McElhenny. Richmond, Virginia'', Whittet &amp; Shepperson Printers, 1893.<br>B M141f. The Greenbrier. ''General Robert E. Lee at White Sulphur Springs, 1867-1869.'' White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, The Greenbrier Resort, 1932.&nbsp; B L479gr Pam. Greenbrier County Bicentennial Committee. Greenbrier County Bicentennial , 1778- 1978. Lewisburg, West Virginia, Bicentennial Committee, 1978.&nbsp; 975.488 G795. Greenbrier County Virginia High School. ''Announcement of the Alleghany High School at the Blue Sulphur Springs for the Session 1859-1860 Greenbrier, Virginia. Richmond, Virginia'', Dispatch Steam Power Presses, 1859.&nbsp; 370.975 G82 Pam. Greenbrier Historical Society Journal, volume 1- 1963-. Greenbrier Historical Society, Lewisburg, West Virginia.<br>Per Historical Booklet, ''Greenbrier County, 160th Anniversary, 1788-1938. Charleston, West Virginia'', 1938.<br>975.488 H673. Hogsett, Paul Crawford. ''Items of Interest Concerning Greenbrier County, West Virginia'', Including Memorandum of Colonel John Stuart, Clerk of Court. n.p., 1935.&nbsp; 975.488 H716 Pam. Humphreys, Blanche. ''History of Organ Cave Community, Greenbrier County West Virginia''. Morgantown, West Virginia, Agricultural Extension Division, 1928. (On-line version) Xwv 1. Agr 3. 2: H83. Humphreys, Milton Wylie. ''Anthomy, the White Man's Friend. Fayetteville, West Virginia'', Fayette Tribune, 1927.<br>970.1 H927 Pam. Ledger, Shanklin and James Alexander. ''Greenbrier and Monroe Counties, 1799- 1814''.&nbsp; MS 79-44. McPherson, Joel. Joel McPherson Papers, 1860.&nbsp; MS 80-130. Meadow River Festival. ''History of Meadow River Lumber Company and Rainelle Area. Rainelle, West Virginia'', Meadow River Festival, 1970.&nbsp; 975.488 M482. Olcott, William. ''The Greenbrier Heritage''. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Arndt, Preston, Chapin,&nbsp;:Lamb &amp; Keen, 1967.&nbsp; 975.489 O43. Ott, Edwin. ''The Mountains Speak in Picture and Story'', Narration: M. Thomas Clemons. Fairlea, West Virginia, Fairlea Print Shop, 1969.&nbsp; 917.5488 O89. Peck, Frank U. ''History of Brushy Ridge Community''. Morgantown, West Virginia, Agricultural Extension Division, 1924. (On-line version)&nbsp; Xwv 1. Agr 3. 2: P4 Rice, Otis K. ''A History of Greenbrier County. Lewisburg, West Virginia, Greenbrier Historical Society'', 1986.<br>975.488 R497. Specific Goshen. ''Greenbrier Ghost, 1897-1979. Charmco, West Virginia'', Specific Goshen, 1979.<br>364.152 G798 Pam. Stone, William Dale. ''Greenbrier County: Our Heritage. Charmco, West Virginia'', Specific Goshen, 1977.<br>975.488 S881. Warren, Rose Harlow. ''Memories of Christmas Holidays at "Old Castle". n.p., n.d.&nbsp; 394.26 W25 Pam.'' Woods, C. ''West Virginia Was Good''. Charleston, West Virginia, Mountain State Press, 1984.<br>975.476 Wood.  
 
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Cole, Joseph R. History of Greenbrier County. Lewisburg, West Virginia, 1917.<br>975.488 C689 closed stacks.  
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Comstock, Jim. Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia. Richwood, West Virginia, Jim Comstock, 1973. 975.4003 H259 1973 V.6.  
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Conte, Robert S. The History of the Greenbrier: America's Resort. Charleston, West Virginia, Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1989. 917.5488 C761.  
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Crayon, Mark. Life in the Irish Corner District During the Civil War, Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Charleston, West Virginia, John Young Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. 1926.<br>975.488 M138.  
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Dayton, Ruth (Woods). Greenbrier Pioneers and Their Homes. Charleston, West Virginia, West Virginia Publishing Company, 1942. 975.488 D276.  
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Deitz, J. Dennis. The Greenbrier Ghost and Other Strange Stories. South Charleston, West Virginia, Mountain Memories Books, 1990.&nbsp; 398.25 D325.  
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_____________. Mountain Memories, II, III. South Charleston, West Virginia, Jalamap Publishing, 1984.<br>975.4 Deitz.  
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____________. Mountain Memories, IV. South Charleston, West Virginia, Mountain Memories Books, 1985.<br>975.4 Dietz.  
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Dempsey, William. Papers Greenbrier and Fayette Counties, 1859-1883.&nbsp; MS 79-154.  
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Donnelley, Clarence Shirley. David S. Creigh, the Greenbrier Martyr, A Tragedy of the Civil War. Oak Hill, West Virignia, Royal Oak Press, 1950.&nbsp; B C914d Pam.  
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Fasick, Ralph N. A Brief History of Rupert, West Virginia. E.J. Crichton, n.d.<br>975.488 F248 closed stacks.  
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Fry, Rose W. Recollections of the Rev. John McElhenny. Richmond, Virginia, Whittet &amp; Shepperson Printers, 1893.<br>B M141f.  
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The Greenbrier. General Robert E. Lee at White Sulphur Springs, 1867-1869. White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, The Greenbrier Resort, 1932.&nbsp; B L479gr Pam.  
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Greenbrier County Bicentennial Committee. Greenbrier County Bicentennial , 1778- 1978. Lewisburg, West Virginia, Bicentennial Committee, 1978.&nbsp; 975.488 G795.  
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Greenbrier County Virginia High School. Announcement of the Alleghany High School at the Blue Sulphur Springs for the Session 1859-1860 Greenbrier, Virginia. Richmond, Virginia, Dispatch Steam Power Presses, 1859.&nbsp; 370.975 G82 Pam.  
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Greenbrier Historical Society Journal, volume 1- 1963-. Greenbrier Historical Society, Lewisburg, West Virginia.<br>Per  
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Historical Booklet, Greenbrier County, 160th Anniversary, 1788-1938. Charleston, West Virginia, 1938.<br>975.488 H673.  
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Hogsett, Paul Crawford. Items of Interest Concerning Greenbrier County, West Virginia, Including Memorandum of Colonel John Stuart, Clerk of Court. n.p., 1935.&nbsp; 975.488 H716 Pam.  
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Humphreys, Blanche. History of Organ Cave Community, Greenbrier County West Virginia. Morgantown, West Virginia, Agricultural Extension Division, 1928. (On-line version) Xwv 1. Agr 3. 2: H83.  
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Humphreys, Milton Wylie. Anthomy, the White Man's Friend. Fayetteville, West Virginia, Fayette Tribune, 1927.<br>970.1 H927 Pam.  
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Ledger, Shanklin and James Alexander. Greenbrier and Monroe Counties, 1799- 1814.&nbsp; MS 79-44.  
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McPherson, Joel. Joel McPherson Papers, 1860.&nbsp; MS 80-130.  
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Meadow River Festival. History of Meadow River Lumber Company and Rainelle Area. Rainelle, West Virginia, Meadow River Festival, 1970.&nbsp; 975.488 M482.  
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Olcott, William. The Greenbrier Heritage. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Arndt, Preston, Chapin,&nbsp;:Lamb &amp; Keen, 1967.&nbsp; 975.489 O43.  
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Ott, Edwin. The Mountains Speak in Picture and Story, Narration: M. Thomas Clemons. Fairlea, West Virginia, Fairlea Print Shop, 1969.&nbsp; 917.5488 O89.  
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Peck, Frank U. History of Brushy Ridge Community. Morgantown, West Virginia, Agricultural Extension Division, 1924. (On-line version)&nbsp; Xwv 1. Agr 3. 2: P4  
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Rice, Otis K. A History of Greenbrier County. Lewisburg, West Virginia, Greenbrier Historical Society, 1986.<br>975.488 R497.  
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Specific Goshen. Greenbrier Ghost, 1897-1979. Charmco, West Virginia, Specific Goshen, 1979.<br>364.152 G798 Pam.  
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Stone, William Dale. Greenbrier County: Our Heritage. Charmco, West Virginia, Specific Goshen, 1977.<br>975.488 S881.  
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Warren, Rose Harlow. Memories of Christmas Holidays at "Old Castle". n.p., n.d.&nbsp; 394.26 W25 Pam.  
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Woods, C. West Virginia Was Good. Charleston, West Virginia, Mountain State Press, 1984.<br>975.476 Wood.
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==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]  
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]<br>[http://www.wvgenweb.org/greenbrier/maps.htm Maps of Greenbrier County, West Virginia]  
 
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[http://www.wvgenweb.org/greenbrier/maps.htm Maps of Greenbrier County, West Virginia]
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*''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 [http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1840c-01.pdf U.S. Census Bureau] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books] ''et. al''. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Western District, Greenbrier County on page 134.]  
 
*''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 [http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1840c-01.pdf U.S. Census Bureau] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books] ''et. al''. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Western District, Greenbrier County on page 134.]  
 
*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
 
*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
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Greenbrier County men served in the 79th Regiment.<ref>Stuart Lee Butler, ''A Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812'' (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Pub. Co., 1988), 96. {{FHL|669440|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2bs}}.</ref>
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
  
West Virginia, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]
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:- [[8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)|8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Company L (White's Company of Cavalry).<ref>Jack L. Dickinson, ''8th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1986). {{FHL|498421|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 25}}.</ref>
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:- [[14th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)|14th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Company A (White's Mounted Riflemen), Company D (Jenkins Guards), and Company K (Greenbrier Swifts or Greenbrier Cavalry No. 2).<ref>Robert J. Driver, ''14th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1988). {{FHL|370000|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 47}}.</ref>
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:- [[26th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Edgar's) (Confederate)|26th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Edgar's) (Confederate)]]. Company B and Company E.<ref>Terry Lowry, ''26th Battalion Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1991). {{FHL|570993|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 81}}.</ref>
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:- [[27th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|27th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate) ]]. Company F (Greenbrier Sharp Shooters).<ref>Lowell Reidenbaugh, ''27th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1993). {{FHL|645803|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 90}}.</ref>
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:- [[46th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|46th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company C (Greenbrier Mtn. Rifles) and Company F (Bruce Rifles).<ref>Darrell L. Collins, ''46th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1992). {{FHL|135277|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 85}}.</ref>
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:- [[47th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)|47th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Company B.<ref>Richard L. Armstrong, ''26th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1994). {{FHL|761578|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 110}}.</ref>
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:- [[59th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|59th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Companies B2 (White Sulphur Rifles) and C2 (Red Sulphur Yankee Hunters).<ref>G.L. Sherwood and Jeffrey C. Weaver, ''59th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1994). {{FHL|197669|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 107}}.</ref>
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:- [[60th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (3rd Regiment, Wise Legion) (Confederate)|60th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (3rd Regiment, Wise Legion) (Confederate)]]. Companies B (The Greenbrier Mountain Rifles) and E (The Bruce Rifles).<ref>J.L. Scott, ''60th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). {{FHL|650284|item|disp=FHL book 975.5 M2vr v. 130}}.</ref>
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Records and histories are available, including:
  
Greenbrier County in the [http://www.wvgenweb.org/greenbrier/military.htm Military]  
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*West Virginia, {{RecordSearch|1932429|Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}}
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*Greenbrier County in the [http://www.wvgenweb.org/greenbrier/military.htm Military]
  
 
==== Naturalization  ====
 
==== Naturalization  ====
  
West Virginia, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003 Naturalization Records, 1814-1991]<br>
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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]<br>  
  
 
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*'''[1791] '''Indexed images of the [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/ 1791 Personal Property Tax List of Greenbrier County, Virginia] (now West Virginia) are available online, courtesy: [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy].  
 
*'''[1791] '''Indexed images of the [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/ 1791 Personal Property Tax List of Greenbrier County, Virginia] (now West Virginia) are available online, courtesy: [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy].  
 
*'''[1803] '''Images of the [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/ 1803 Personal Property Tax List of Greenbrier County, Virginia]&nbsp; (now West Virginia) are available online, courtesy: [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy].  
 
*'''[1803] '''Images of the [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/ 1803 Personal Property Tax List of Greenbrier County, Virginia]&nbsp; (now West Virginia) are available online, courtesy: [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy].  
*'''[1810] '''Schreiner-Yates, Netti. ''A Supplement to the 1810 Census of Virginia:&nbsp;Tax Lists of the Counties for which the Census is Missing''. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1971. Available at {{FHL|109831|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [The source for this publication is the 1810 personal property tax list. Greenbrier County is included because the 1810 Census for that county has been destroyed.]  
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*'''[1810] '''Schreiner-Yates, Netti. ''A Supplement to the 1810 Census of Virginia:&nbsp;Tax Lists of the Counties for which the Census is Missing''. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1971.
*'''[1815] '''Ward, Roger D. ''1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer)''. 6 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. Available at {{FHL|692063|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Greenbrier County is included in Vol. 5.]
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Available at {{FHL|109831|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [The source for this publication is the 1810 personal property tax list. Greenbrier County is included because the 1810 Census for that county has been destroyed.]  
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*'''[1815] '''Ward, Roger D. ''1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer)''. 6 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. Available at {{FHL|692063|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Greenbrier County is included in Vol.
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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.
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== Websites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Greenbrier|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Greenbrier|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]  
 
*Greenbrier County, West Virginia [http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/greenbrier.htm Microfilms at the Library of Virginia]  
 
*Greenbrier County, West Virginia [http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/greenbrier.htm Microfilms at the Library of Virginia]  
*Greenbrier County, West Virginia [http://www.wvgenweb.org/greenbrier/album.htm Photo Album]
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  West Virginia Gotoarrow.png  Greenbrier County

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

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Online Records


Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Greenbrier 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 October 20, 1777
County Seat Lewisburg
Courthouse
Greenbrier County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
Address Greenbrier County Courthouse
200 North Court Street
P O Box 506
Lewisburg, WV 24901-0506
Greenbrier County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

  • County Clerk has birth and death from 1853
  • Marriage from 1781
  • Probate and Land from 1780
  • and Court Records[1]
Beginning Dates for Greenbrier County, West Virginia Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1820

History

Parent County

1777--Greenbrier County was created 20 October 1777 from Botetourt and Montgomery Counties (Virginia).
County seat: Lewisburg [2]

Variant Spellings

  • Greenbriar

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Greenbrier County boundary changes.

Record Loss

  • Lost censuses: 1790, 1800, 1810

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Wvgreenbrier.jpg

African American

African American Research

Cemeteries

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Cemeteries

Census

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

1783-1786 Enumerations

1790 - Lost, but a subsitute is available, see Taxation.
1800 - Lost, but a subsitute is available, see Taxation.
1810 - Lost, but a subsitute is available, see Taxation.
1820 Greenbrier County, Virginia Census Index
1830 Greenbrier County, Virginia Census Index
1840 Greenbrier County, Virginia Census Index
1850 Greenbrier County, Virginia CensusIndex
1820-1850 - Exist, available online and in print:
Shuck, Larry G. The Federal Censuses for Greenbrier County, Virginia, 1820, 1830, 1840 and 1850. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1990. Available at FHL.

Church

Baptist

Early Baptist churches (with years constituted):

  1. Big Levels (1796)[3]
  2. Greenbrier (1781)[3]

Greenbrier County fell within the bounds of the Greenbrier Association.

Church of England

Meade's 1861 history of parishes in Greenbrier County is available online.[4]

German Reformed
  • Braun, Johannes, Klaus Wust and Joseph H. Meyerhoeffer. Shenandoah Valley Family Data, 1799-1813: From the Memorandum Book of Pastor Johannes Braun. Edinburg, Va.: Shenandoah History Publishers, 1978. FHL US/CAN Book 975.5 K2bjo.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Churches

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
General
  • Greenbrier County Heritage Book Committee. Greenbrier County, West Virginia, Family Heritage, 1997. n.p.: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1996. FHL Book 975.488 H2gr.
Bibliography
  • [Alexander] Clemens, William M. Alexander Family Records. New York: William M. Clemens, 1914. Digital version at Internet Archive - free.
  • [Armstrong] Boss, Lula Reed. "Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Mason County, Kentucky," The Kentucky Genealogist, Vol. 9, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1967):153-156.
  • [Arthur] Arthur Family Genealogy of Bedford, Greenbrier & Cabell counties, Va., W. Va. and Jackson Co., Ohio. Microfilmed 1992: FHL Film 1697667 Item 44.
  • [Braun] West, Klaus and Joseph H. Meyerhoeffer. Shenandoah Valley Family Data, 1799-1813, From the Memorandum Book of Pastor Johannes Braun. Edinburg, Va.: Shenandoah History Publishers, 1978. FHL Book 975.5 K2bjo.
  • [Burnside] Clark, Bertha Lewis and Margaret Byrnside Ballard. Burnside Family of Scotland and America, Augusta, Rockingham, Greenbrier, Pocahontas, Virginia and West Virginia, and Other Sections. Typescript, 1960. FHL Film 1017645 Item 10.
  • [Burnside] Clark, Bertha Lewis and Margaret Byrnside Ballard. Burnside Family of the Upper Greenbrier. Typescript, 1960. FHL Film 1017645 Item 11.
  • [Caldwell] Caldwell, Arthur B. "Kinkead Caldwell 1769-1828 Early Missouri Settler," The Southwest Virginian, Vol. 3, No. 18 (Dec. 1980):40-48. FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 3 (1980).
  • [Campbell] "Memorial to William S. H. Baylor," Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Apr. 1964):33. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • [Cary] Harrison, Fairfax. The Virginia Carys. New York: De Vinne Press, 1919. Digital version at Internet Archive - free; FHL Film 1011836 Item 3.
  • [Childers] Childers Family Bible: of William Benton Childers Born 1866, d. 1954; Gallia & Franklin counties of Ohio and Greenbrier County Viarginia [i.e. Virginia] (now WV); Also Includes Rickabaugh, Lewis, 1754-1989. FHL CD-ROM no. 1295.
  • [Dilley] Jones, Thomas W. "Dilley of Northern Virginia and Ohio: A Proposed Solution Hanging on a Single Word," The American Genealogist, Vol. 79, No. 3 (Jul. 2004):220-227.
  • [Eagle] Eagle, Lawrence H. Eagles of the Virginias and Their Pioneering Descendants in Dakota Territory: History and Genealogy. Sioux Falls, S.D.: L.H. Eagle, 1980. FHL Book 929.273 Ea35e.
  • [Eagle] Eagle, Lawrence H. The Greenbrier Branch: History and Genealogy of the Timothy Eagle--David Patterson Families and Collateral Lines. Sioux Falls, N.D.: L.H. Eagle, 1988. FHL Book 929.273 Ea35e supp. 1
  • [Gillian] Williams, Elizabeth Pierce. Pierce/Gillilan Families: Some Descendants of John Pers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Who Had Emigrated from Norwich, Norfolk County, England and of Nathan Gillian of Greenbriar County, Virginia. Los Angeles, Calif.: E.P. Williams, 1989. FHL Book 929.273 P611wp.
  • [Henderson] Miller, Joseph Lyon. Ancestry and Descendants of Lieut. John Henderson of Greenbrier County, Virginia, 1650-1900. Richmond, Va.: Whittet & Shepperson, 1902. FHL Film 1036365 Item 1; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online .
  • [Henderson] Crozier, William Armstrong. Virginia Heraldica: Being a Registry of Virginia Gentry Entitled to Coat Armor, With Genealogical Notes of the Families. New York: The Genealogical Association, 1908. Digital version at Internet Archive - free.
  • [Holtzopple] Holsopple (Holtzopple)-LeFevre Genealogy. MSS. Microfilmed 1992: FHL Film 1697698 Item 4.
  • [Kelly] Kelly, Kathryn, "Abraham Kelly from Virginia to Ohio," The Appalachian Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Sep. 1996):70-71. FHL US/CAN Book 975.5743 D25a v. 1, no. 2 (Sep. 1996).
  • [Kincaid] Johnson, Ollie Tepton. Genealogy of the Kincaid Family of Greenbrier County, West Virginia: Descendants of Samuel Kincaid. Typescript. Microfilmed 2005: FHL Film 1783413 Item 7.
  • [Lewis] Johnson, Patricia Givens. General Andrew Lewis of Roanoke and Greenbrier. Christianburg, Va.: Givens, 1980. FHL Book 929.273 L585j.
  • [McClung] McClung, William. The McClung Genealogy: A Genealogical and Biographical Record of the McClung Family from the Time of Their Emigration to the Year 1904. Pittsburgh, Pa.: McClung Printing Company, 1904. FHL Film 908768 Item 1; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online .
  • [McClung] Donnelly, Shirley. "Family History of Tyree Clan Traced," Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jan. 1964):3-7. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • [McClung] McClung, Rheba Irrene. The Greenbrier McClung Way. Parkersburg, W. Va.: Easton Printing Co., 1990. FHL Book 929.273 M132mi.
  • [McClung] McClung, Judith A. The McClung Family Association: Greenbrier Section, as Posted at RootsWeb Freepages, 2004. Based on The McClung Genealogy (1904). FHL Fiche 6008573.
  • [Morgan] Hayden, Richard A. "Resolving the Inexplicable: The Marriage Bond of Archibald Young and Lettice Morgan," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 95, No. 1 (March 2007):5-16. FHL Collection 973 B2ng v. 95 (2007)
  • [Morrison] Morrison, Warren Dale. A Branch of the Andrew Morrison Family of Greenbrier County, (W) Virginia. Granbury, Texas: W.D. Morrison, 1993. FHL Book 929.273 M834mwar.
  • [Porter] Barnett, Bobby D. Descendants of Mitchell Porter: Revolutionary War Soldier. [South Pasadena, Fla.]: B.D. Barnett, 2000. FHL Book 929.273 P834bb
  • [Rayburn] Machir, Violette S. Some Chapman, Jolly, Rayburn and Smith Families in W.Va. & Ohio. Middleport, Ohio: Quality Print Shop, 1966. FHL Fiche 6017211.
  • [Renick] Renick, E.I. "The Renick Family of Virginia," Publications of the Southern History Association, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Jul. 1899): 221-227. Digitized by Internet Archive - free.
  • [Robertson] Roberson, Rhonda S. "Genealogical Sketches of Revolutionary War Soldiers: William Robertson," The Southwest Virginian, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Apr. 1978):55-78. FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 1 (1978).
  • [Robertson] Robertson, Rhonda. William Robertson of England and His Descendants: (A Partial Genealogy). n.p.: Rhonda Robertson, 1978. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 R545rr.
  • [Tyree] Donnelly, Shirley. "Family History of Tyree Clan Traced," Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jan. 1964):3-7. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • [Ward] Boss, Lula Reed. "Captain Charles Ward of Mason County, Kentucky," The Kentucky Genealogist, Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1972):11-13.

Land and Property

Local Histories

West Virginia Archives and History Agricultural Extension Division.

History of Renick Community, Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Morgantown, West Virginia, n.d. (On-line version) Xwv 1. Agr 3. 2: R4. Cole, Joseph R. History of Greenbrier County. Lewisburg, West Virginia, 1917.
975.488 C689 closed stacks. Comstock, Jim. Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia. Richwood, West Virginia, Jim Comstock, 1973. 975.4003 H259 1973 V.6. Conte, Robert S. The History of the Greenbrier: America's Resort. Charleston, West Virginia, Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1989. 917.5488 C761. Crayon, Mark. Life in the Irish Corner District During the Civil War, Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Charleston, West Virginia, John Young Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. 1926.
975.488 M138. Dayton, Ruth (Woods). Greenbrier Pioneers and Their Homes. Charleston, West Virginia, West Virginia Publishing Company, 1942. 975.488 D276. Deitz, J. Dennis. The Greenbrier Ghost and Other Strange Stories. South Charleston, West Virginia, Mountain Memories Books, 1990.  398.25 D325. _____________. Mountain Memories, II, III. South Charleston, West Virginia, Jalamap Publishing, 1984.
975.4 Deitz. ____________. Mountain Memories, IV. South Charleston, West Virginia, Mountain Memories Books, 1985.
975.4 Dietz. Dempsey, William. Papers Greenbrier and Fayette Counties, 1859-1883.  MS 79-154. Donnelley, Clarence Shirley. David S. Creigh, the Greenbrier Martyr, A Tragedy of the Civil War. Oak Hill, West Virignia, Royal Oak Press, 1950.  B C914d Pam. Fasick, Ralph N. A Brief History of Rupert, West Virginia. E.J. Crichton, n.d.
975.488 F248 closed stacks. Fry, Rose W. Recollections of the Rev. John McElhenny. Richmond, Virginia, Whittet & Shepperson Printers, 1893.
B M141f. The Greenbrier. General Robert E. Lee at White Sulphur Springs, 1867-1869. White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, The Greenbrier Resort, 1932.  B L479gr Pam. Greenbrier County Bicentennial Committee. Greenbrier County Bicentennial , 1778- 1978. Lewisburg, West Virginia, Bicentennial Committee, 1978.  975.488 G795. Greenbrier County Virginia High School. Announcement of the Alleghany High School at the Blue Sulphur Springs for the Session 1859-1860 Greenbrier, Virginia. Richmond, Virginia, Dispatch Steam Power Presses, 1859.  370.975 G82 Pam. Greenbrier Historical Society Journal, volume 1- 1963-. Greenbrier Historical Society, Lewisburg, West Virginia.
Per Historical Booklet, Greenbrier County, 160th Anniversary, 1788-1938. Charleston, West Virginia, 1938.
975.488 H673. Hogsett, Paul Crawford. Items of Interest Concerning Greenbrier County, West Virginia, Including Memorandum of Colonel John Stuart, Clerk of Court. n.p., 1935.  975.488 H716 Pam. Humphreys, Blanche. History of Organ Cave Community, Greenbrier County West Virginia. Morgantown, West Virginia, Agricultural Extension Division, 1928. (On-line version) Xwv 1. Agr 3. 2: H83. Humphreys, Milton Wylie. Anthomy, the White Man's Friend. Fayetteville, West Virginia, Fayette Tribune, 1927.
970.1 H927 Pam. Ledger, Shanklin and James Alexander. Greenbrier and Monroe Counties, 1799- 1814.  MS 79-44. McPherson, Joel. Joel McPherson Papers, 1860.  MS 80-130. Meadow River Festival. History of Meadow River Lumber Company and Rainelle Area. Rainelle, West Virginia, Meadow River Festival, 1970.  975.488 M482. Olcott, William. The Greenbrier Heritage. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Arndt, Preston, Chapin, :Lamb & Keen, 1967.  975.489 O43. Ott, Edwin. The Mountains Speak in Picture and Story, Narration: M. Thomas Clemons. Fairlea, West Virginia, Fairlea Print Shop, 1969.  917.5488 O89. Peck, Frank U. History of Brushy Ridge Community. Morgantown, West Virginia, Agricultural Extension Division, 1924. (On-line version)  Xwv 1. Agr 3. 2: P4 Rice, Otis K. A History of Greenbrier County. Lewisburg, West Virginia, Greenbrier Historical Society, 1986.
975.488 R497. Specific Goshen. Greenbrier Ghost, 1897-1979. Charmco, West Virginia, Specific Goshen, 1979.
364.152 G798 Pam. Stone, William Dale. Greenbrier County: Our Heritage. Charmco, West Virginia, Specific Goshen, 1977.
975.488 S881. Warren, Rose Harlow. Memories of Christmas Holidays at "Old Castle". n.p., n.d.  394.26 W25 Pam. Woods, C. West Virginia Was Good. Charleston, West Virginia, Mountain State Press, 1984.
975.476 Wood.

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia
Maps of Greenbrier County, West Virginia

Migration

  • Clay, Robert Y. "Some Delinquent Taxpayers 1787-1790," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 20, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1976):199-208. Available at FHL; digital version at American Ancestors ($). [These records identify migrants who left the county and often their intended destinations. Greenbrier County's 1788 Delinquent List appears on pp. 126-127.]

Military

French and Indian War
  • Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. Virginia's Colonial Soldiers. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988. Available at FHL. [Identifies some Greenbrier County veterans; see place name index.]
Revolutionary War

Greenbrier residents recommended for military commissions during the Revolutionary War.[5]

  • 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, Greenbrier County on page 134.]
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
War of 1812

Greenbrier County men served in the 79th Regiment.[6]

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Greenbrier County, West Virginia served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Greenbrier County, West Virginia:

- 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate). Company L (White's Company of Cavalry).[7]
- 14th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate). Company A (White's Mounted Riflemen), Company D (Jenkins Guards), and Company K (Greenbrier Swifts or Greenbrier Cavalry No. 2).[8]
- 26th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Edgar's) (Confederate). Company B and Company E.[9]
- 27th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate) . Company F (Greenbrier Sharp Shooters).[10]
- 46th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company C (Greenbrier Mtn. Rifles) and Company F (Bruce Rifles).[11]
- 47th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate). Company B.[12]
- 59th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Companies B2 (White Sulphur Rifles) and C2 (Red Sulphur Yankee Hunters).[13]
- 60th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (3rd Regiment, Wise Legion) (Confederate). Companies B (The Greenbrier Mountain Rifles) and E (The Bruce Rifles).[14]

Records and histories are available, including:

Naturalization

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

Occupations

  • Cutten, George Barton. The Silversmiths of Virginia (together with Watchmakers and Jewelers) from 1694 to 1850. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1952. Available at FHL. [Includes a section on Lewisburg silversmiths.]

Probate

West Virginia Will Books

Taxation

How can Virginia tax lists help me? 

  • [1780s-1815] Shuck, Larry G. Greenbrier County (West) Virginia Personal Property Tax Lists: 1782/3, 1786/8, 1792, 1796, 1799, 1805 & 1815. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1990. Available at FHL.
  • [1787] Schreiner-Yantis, Netti and Florene Speakman Love. The 1787 Census of Virginia: An Accounting of the Name of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years, the Number of White Males Between 16 & 21 Years, the Number of Slaves over 16 & Those Under 16 Years, Together with a Listing of Their Horses, Cattle & Carriages, and Also the Names of All Persons to Whom Ordinary Licenses and Physician's Licenses Were Issued. 3 vols. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1987. Available at FHL. [The source of this publication is the 1787 personal property tax list. Greenbrier County is included in Vol. 1.]
  • [1788] Clay, Robert Y. "Some Delinquent Taxpayers 1787-1790," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 20, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1976):199-208. Available at FHL; digital version at New England Ancestors ($). [These records identify migrants who left the county and often their intended destinations. Greenbrier County's 1788 Delinquent List appears on pp. 126-127.]
  • [1791] Indexed images of the 1791 Personal Property Tax List of Greenbrier County, Virginia (now West Virginia) are available online, courtesy: Binns Genealogy.
  • [1803] Images of the 1803 Personal Property Tax List of Greenbrier County, Virginia  (now West Virginia) are available online, courtesy: Binns Genealogy.
  • [1810] Schreiner-Yates, Netti. A Supplement to the 1810 Census of Virginia: Tax Lists of the Counties for which the Census is Missing. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1971.

Available at FHL. [The source for this publication is the 1810 personal property tax list. Greenbrier County is included because the 1810 Census for that county has been destroyed.]

  • [1815] Ward, Roger D. 1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer). 6 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. Available at FHL. [The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Greenbrier County is included in Vol.

5.]

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 1781-1914, 1918-1969 - free.

Birth
  • Shuck, Larry G. Greenbrier County Birth Records, 1853-1899: In Two Volumes; Extracted from County Birth Registers. 2 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1995. Available at FHL.
Death
  • Shuck, Larry G. Greenbrier County Death Records, 1853-1901. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1993. Available at FHL.

Societies and Libraries

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Historical Society

Son of the American Revolution Society 132
North Court Street
Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901

Family History Centers

Websites

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References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Page 743 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Robert Baylor Semple and George William Beale, A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia (1810; reprint, Richmond, Va.: Pitt and Dickinson, 1894), 421. Digital version at Google Books.
  4. William Meade, Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: Vol. I and Vol. II.
  5. J.T. McAllister, Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War: McAllister's Data (Hot Springs, Va.: McAllister Pub. Co., 1913), 33-34. Digitized by Internet Archive.
  6. Stuart Lee Butler, A Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812 (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Pub. Co., 1988), 96. FHL Book 975.5 M2bs.
  7. Jack L. Dickinson, 8th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1986). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 25.
  8. Robert J. Driver, 14th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1988). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 47.
  9. Terry Lowry, 26th Battalion Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1991). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 81.
  10. Lowell Reidenbaugh, 27th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1993). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 90.
  11. Darrell L. Collins, 46th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1992). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 85.
  12. Richard L. Armstrong, 26th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1994). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 110.
  13. G.L. Sherwood and Jeffrey C. Weaver, 59th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1994). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 107.
  14. J.L. Scott, 60th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). FHL book 975.5 M2vr v. 130.