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{{West Virginia-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp;&gt; Lincoln County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lincoln_County,_West_Virginia|Lincoln County]]''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lincoln County
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| state = West Virginia
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| founded year = 1867
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| seat wl = Hamlin
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]  
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[http://www.state.wv.us/wvsca/courthouses/Lincoln.htm Lincoln County Courthouse]<br>8000 Court Avenue <br>Hamlin, WV 25523 <br>Phone: 304-824-3336
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[[Image:Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|300px|Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG]]
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County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate and land records from 1909<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, West Virginia. Page 744 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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*[http://www.lincolncountywv.org/ Lincoln County WV&nbsp;Web Portal]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/origins.html Lincoln County], West Virginia Origins
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1867'''--Lincoln County was created 23 February 1867&nbsp;from [[Boone County, West Virginia|Boone]], [[Cabell County, West Virginia|Cabell]], [[Kanawha County, West Virginia|Kanawha]] and [[Putnam County, West Virginia|Putnam]] Counties.<br>'''County seat''':&nbsp;Hamlin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1867'''--Lincoln County was created 23 February 1867&nbsp;from [[Boone County, West Virginia|Boone]], [[Cabell County, West Virginia|Cabell]], [[Kanawha County, West Virginia|Kanawha]] and [[Putnam County, West Virginia|Putnam]] Counties.<br>'''County seat''': Hamlin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
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*Count Clerk has birth, marriiage, death, probate and land records from 1909
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Lincoln County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].
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See an interactive map of Lincoln County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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[http://www.wvphotovoice.org/Harts-Area.html Hars Area Lincoln County West Virginia]
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
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[[Image:Wvlincoln.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
<u>''Census''</u>
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/westvirg/lincoln.htm Lincoln County Tombstone Transcription Project] Li[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=3085 ncoln County Find A Grave] [http://usgwarchives.net/wv/wvphotos/lincoln/wattscem.htm Lincoln County Tombstone Photos] [http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/WV/LI.html Lincoln County, West Virginia Political Graveyard.com] [http://www.the-funeral-home-directory.com/FuneralHomesByCounty/WestVirginia-Lincoln.ashx Lincoln County, West Virginia Funeral Homes]
  
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==== Census  ====
  
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[http://www.us-census.org/image-index/wv/lincoln/1870/b-c.htm {{WVcensus}}&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820720_715" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820722_645" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820725_859" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820727_506" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820730_120" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820732_834" />]  
  
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[http://www.us-census.org/image-index/wv/lincoln/1870/b-c.htm Lincoln County, West Virginia 1870 Federal Census Index]
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==== Maps  ====
 
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[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/WV/County/lincoln.htm Lincoln County, West Virginia Map 1895]
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[http://maps.google.com/maps?rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&oe=&safe=active&q=Lincoln+County,+West+Virginia&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x884f4f114e7034f9:0xdbdcf34510f90c3e,Lincoln,+WV&gl=us&ei=AB-PT6uPPNTSiALd3rnBAw&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=4&ved=0CFoQ8gEwAw Lincoln County, West Virginia Maps]
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[http://www.trailsrus.com/westvirginia/lincoln-a.html Trails Rus West Virginia map]
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[http://www.anyplaceamerica.com/topographic_maps/search/west_virginia/lincoln_county/-/0/ Lincoln County, West Virginia Topical Maps]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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'''''Civil War'''''
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===== Civil War =====
  
*Turner, Ronald Ray. ''[http://www.wvgenweb.org/raleigh/7th/index.htm 7th West Virginia Cavalry]''. Manassas, Va.: R.R. Turner, 1989. Available online, courtesy:&nbsp;[http://www.wvgenweb.org/raleigh/ Raleigh County West Virginia GenWeb]. [Includes biographical sketches of soldiers from Lincoln County.]
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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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*Turner, Ronald Ray. ''[http://www.wvgenweb.org/raleigh/7th/index.htm 7th West Virginia Cavalry]''. Manassas, Va.: R.R. Turner, 1989. Available online, courtesy:&nbsp;[http://www.wvgenweb.org/raleigh/ Raleigh]
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*[http://www.wvgenweb.org/raleigh/ &nbsp;County West Virginia GenWeb]. [Includes biographical sketches of soldiers from Lincoln County.]
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==== 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]<br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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[http://www.w3newspapers.com/usa/west-virginia/ Lincoln County, West Virginia Newspapers]
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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Lincoln County West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2F14030618%3Fcc%3D1909099 Will Books 1909-1947]
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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]
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Lincoln County, West Virginia [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/lincdocs.html#Obituaries Obituaries]
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[http://www.obitcentral.com/obitsearch/obits/wv/wv-lincoln.htm Miscellaneous Lincoln County West Virginia Obituaries]
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[http://www.interment.net/data/us/wv/lincoln/plumley/index.htm Interment.net Cemetery Records on line]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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[http://openlibrary.org/works/OL15348002W/Early_Lincoln_County_West_Virginia_Marriage_Records_1889_1895-1929 Early Lincoln County West Virginia Marriage Records 1880, 1895-1929]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Genealogical Societies  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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[[Lincoln County Genealogical Society|'''Lincoln County Genealogical Society''']]<br>7999 Lynn Avenue<br>Hamlin, WV 25523 Lincoln County [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lincolncowvgensoc/ Genealogical Society] Hamlin [http://lincolncountypl.lib.wv.us/ Lincoln County West Virginia Public Library] [http://www.librarytechnology.org/lwc-displaylibrary.pl?RC=25945 Alum Creek Public Library, Lincoln County, West Virginia]
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<br>■Introduction to LDS Family History Centers. The closest family history centers are in the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Huntington_West_Virginia_Family_History_Center Huntington Family History Center ]and the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Charleston_West_Virginia_Family_History_Center Charleston Family History Center]
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==== Family History Centers ====
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The closest family history centers are the [[Huntington West Virginia Family History Center|Huntington Family History Center]] and the [[Charleston West Virginia Family History Center|Charleston Family History Center]].
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Lincoln|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Lincoln|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv CYNDI'S List West Virginia]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv CYNDI'S List West Virginia]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/lincbios.html Lincoln County West Virginia Biographies]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/researchers.html Lincoln County West Virginia Families]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_County,_West_Virginia Lincoln County West Virginia Wikipedia]
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*[http://www.wonderfulwv.com/archives/sub.cfm?month=jul09&fea=1 The wild side of Lincoln County]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Yeager Chuck Yeager of Lincoln County, West Virginia]
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*[http://hatfieldmccoycountry.com/chuck-yeager/ Chuck Yeager - Hatfield McCoy Country]
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Lincoln County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Lincoln 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 1867
County Seat Hamlin
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Lincoln County Courthouse
8000 Court Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523
Phone: 304-824-3336

Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate and land records from 1909[1]

History

Lincoln County, West Virginia Origins

Parent County

1867--Lincoln County was created 23 February 1867 from Boone, Cabell, Kanawha and Putnam Counties.
County seat: Hamlin [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lincoln County boundary changes.

Record Loss

1909--The court house burned down with all the records except for some land records recorded later.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Hars Area Lincoln County West Virginia

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Wvlincoln.jpg

Cemeteries

Lincoln County Tombstone Transcription Project Lincoln County Find A Grave Lincoln County Tombstone Photos Lincoln County, West Virginia Political Graveyard.com Lincoln County, West Virginia Funeral Homes

Census

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

Lincoln County, West Virginia 1870 Federal Census Index

 

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Lincoln County, West Virginia Map 1895

Lincoln County, West Virginia Maps

Trails Rus West Virginia map

Lincoln County, West Virginia Topical Maps

Military

Civil War

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

Naturalization

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

Lincoln County, West Virginia Newspapers

Probate

Lincoln County West Virginia Will Books 1909-1947

West Virginia Will Books

Lincoln County, West Virginia Obituaries

Miscellaneous Lincoln County West Virginia Obituaries

Interment.net Cemetery Records on line

Taxation

Vital Records

West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online

Early Lincoln County West Virginia Marriage Records 1880, 1895-1929

Societies and Libraries

Genealogical Societies

Lincoln County Genealogical Society
7999 Lynn Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523 Lincoln County Genealogical Society Hamlin Lincoln County West Virginia Public Library Alum Creek Public Library, Lincoln County, West Virginia

Family History Centers

The closest family history centers are the Huntington Family History Center and the Charleston Family History Center.

Web Sites

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References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, West Virginia. Page 744 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).