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Location in the state of West Virginia
Location of West Virginia in the U.S.
County CourthouseRaleigh County, Courthouse
215 Main Street
Beckley, WV 25801
County Clerk has birth, marriage, death records form 1850
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records
See an interactive map of Raleigh County boundary changes.
Places / Localities
Raleigh countyCities and Towns
Raleigh County, West Virginia Landmarks
Raleigh County, West Virginia Cemetery Records (USGENWEB)
- Tolleytown Cemetery, Surveyor BillionGraves. Is south of Surveyor, west of Route 305.
For tips on accessing Raleigh County, West Virginia census records online, see: West Virginia Census.
- Turner, David Anderson. Families of Raleigh County, (West) Virginia: The 1850 Census Annotated. Madison, W.Va.: D.A. Turner, 1982. Available online, courtesy: Prince William County Virginia website.
1880 Raleigh County, West Virginia Census
Raleigh County, West Virginia Bible Records (USGENWEB)
Raleigh County, West Virginia Churches (USGENWEB)
- [Webb] Turner, Ronald Ray. Webb Families of the Virginias. 2007. Available online, courtesy: Raleigh County West Virginia GenWeb.
Raleigh County, West Virginia Maps
Raleigh County, West Virginia
Big Maps Fayette County, West Virginia Map
Regiments. Service men in Raleigh 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 Raleigh County, West Virginia:
- - 30th Battalion, Virginia Sharpshooters (Clarke's) (Confederate). Company A.
- - 34th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Witcher's Battalion, Virginia Mounted Rifles) (Confederate). Company K.
Records and histories are available, including:
- West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
- Turner, Ronald Ray. 7th West Virginia Cavalry. Manassas, Va.: R.R. Turner, 1989. Available online, courtesy: Raleigh County West Virginia GenWeb. [Includes biographical sketches of soldiers from Raleigh County.]
West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991
ATT: Libby Walker - Archives
801 N. Kanawha Street
P. O. Drawer P or R
Beckley, WV 25802
Raleigh County, West Virginia Will Books 1850 - 1969
West Virginia Will Books
Raleigh County, West VirginiaWills Courtesy The Riffe-Smith Collection
Raleigh County, West Virginia Obituaries
- 1850-1911 - Turner, Ronald Ray. Raleigh County, West Virginia Marriages 1850-1911. 1984. Available online, courtesy: Raleigh County West Virginia GenWeb.
- 1851-1861 - Virginia Marriages 1851-1861 (Ancestry) ($).
- Turner, Ronald Ray. Raleigh County West Virginia Marriages From Other Counties. Available online, courtesy: Prince William County Virginia website.
Societies and Libraries
- Raleigh County Public Library:
- Main Branch
221 N. Kanawha St.
Beckley, WV 25801
- Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers. The closest family history centers are in the Huntington Family History Center and the Charleston Family History Center
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Family History Library Catalog
- CYNDI'S List West Virginia
- Learning How to Edit our Wiki Sites
- Raleigh County Records from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Raleigh County, West Virginia. Page 745 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ Michael West, 30th Battalion Virginia Sharpshooters (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1995). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 108.
- ↑ Scott C. Cole, 34th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1993). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 94.
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