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County Courthouse

Roane County

200 Main Street

Spencer, WV 257601497

304-927-2860

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death probate

& Land Recors from 1856

History

Parent County

1856--Roane County was created 11 March 1856 from Kanawha, Jackson and Gilmer Counties.  County seat: Spencer [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Roane County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census


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

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Court

Genealogy

  • [Ashley] Ross, Clara Mae. John Thomas Ashley (1838-1923), His Ancestors of Surry County, North Carolina, His Descendants of Roane County, West Virginia, and Related Families. Colfax, N.C., n.d. FHL Collection.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia


Military

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

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.Church

Societies and Libraries

Roane County Historical Society

P O Box 161

Spencer, WV  25276

Roane County Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"Family History Centers

Write Biography of Historians or dedicated Genealogist

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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