Nicholas County, West Virginia

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nicholas_County,_West_Virginia|Nicholas County]]'' <br>
 
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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| county = Nicholas County
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| state = West Virginia
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*[[Image:Nicholas County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|right|400px]]&nbsp;'''Nicholas County'''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nicholas County, West Virginia|Nicholas County]]''
  
700 Main Street
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
Summersville, WV 26651
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*[[Image:Nicholas County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|right|200px]]
  
304-872-7820
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'''Nicholas County'''<br>700 Main Street<br>Summersville, WV 26651<br>304-872-7820  
  
*County Clerk has bir records from 1855
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*County Clerk has birth records from 1855  
*Marriage and Land Records from 1812
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*Marriage and land Records from 1812  
*Death records from 1890
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*Death records from 1890  
*Probate from 1880
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*Probate from 1880  
*Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and Court Records
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*Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records<ref name="Handybook"/>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
'''Census'''
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==== Census ====
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Church  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]<br>
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
===== ''Revolutionary War'' =====
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===== Revolutionary War  =====
  
 
*''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|disp=FHL Book 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|disp=FHL Book 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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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]
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===== Civil War =====
  
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*West Virginia, Civil War {{RecordSearch|1932429|Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}}
  
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==== Naturalization ====
  
'''Naturalization'''
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*West Virginia, {{RecordSearch|1909003|Naturalization Records, 1814-1991}}
  
West Virgina, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003 Naturalization Records, 1814-1991]
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==== Newspapers ====
 
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<br>'''Newspapers'''
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
<br>West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]
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*West Virginia {{RecordSearch|1909099|Will Books}}
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Nicholas|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}&nbsp;  
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Nicholas|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}&nbsp;  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]
  
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Family History Hall of Fame<br>"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write on deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!  
 
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 05:23, 9 March 2012


Nicholas County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Nicholas 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 1818
County Seat Summersville
Courthouse

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

Contents

County Courthouse

  • Nicholas County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

Nicholas County
700 Main Street
Summersville, WV 26651
304-872-7820

  • County Clerk has birth records from 1855
  • Marriage and land Records from 1812
  • Death records from 1890
  • Probate from 1880
  • Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1818--Nicholas County was created 30 January 1818 from Kanawha, Greenbrier and Randolph Counties.
County seat: Summersville [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Nicholas County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

Revolutionary War
  • 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 Book 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
Civil War

Naturalization

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

 Learning How to Edit our Wiki Sites

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