Tucker County, West Virginia

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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp;&gt; Tucker County'' <br>
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Guide to '''Tucker 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
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| county = Tucker County
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| county_map = Wv-tucker.png
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| state = West Virginia
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| founded year = 1856
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| founded date = March 7
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| seat wl = Parsons
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| building image = Tucker County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
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| building address = Tucker County Courthouse<br> 215 1st Street<br>Parsons, WV 26287<br>Phone: 304-478-2414<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/tucker-County-West-Virginia-Courts.htm  '''Tucker County Website''']
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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County Clerk has bird, marriage, death since 1856 Clerk Circuit Court has Divorce &amp; Court Records &amp; Naturalization Records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tucker County, West Virginia. Page 746 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
1856, created from Randolph County.
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'''1856--'''Tucker County was&nbsp;created 7 March 1856&nbsp;from [[Randolph County, West Virginia|Randolph]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Parsons <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Tucker County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Barbour County, West Virginia|Barbour]]
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*[[Garrett County, Maryland|Garrett County, Maryland]]
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*[[Grant County, West Virginia|Grant]]
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*[[Pendleton County, West Virginia|Pendleton]]
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*[[Preston County, West Virginia|Preston]]
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*[[Randolph County, West Virginia|Randolph]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Wvtucker.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Wvtucker.jpg]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Census ====
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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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]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*West Virginia, Civil War {{RecordSearch|1932429|Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}}
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==== Naturalization  ====
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*West Virginia, {{RecordSearch|1909003|Naturalization Records, 1814-1991}}
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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Tucker County, West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2F14030642%3Fcc%3D1909099 Will Books 1825 - 1970]
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*West Virginia {{RecordSearch|1909099|Will Books}}
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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===== Online West Virginia Tax site  =====
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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.
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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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The search for tax information can start [http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/West-Virginia-Assessor-and-Property-Tax-Records.htm here]
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*{{WVvital}}. Includes marriages 1856-1969 - free.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=190153&subject_disp=West+Virginia%2C+Tucker&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library] .
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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Tucker|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  West Virginia  Tucker County

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

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Tucker County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Tucker 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 March 7, 1856
County Seat Parsons
Courthouse
Tucker County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
Address Tucker County Courthouse
215 1st Street
Parsons, WV 26287
Phone: 304-478-2414
Tucker County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has bird, marriage, death since 1856 Clerk Circuit Court has Divorce & Court Records & Naturalization Records[1]

History

Parent County

1856--Tucker County was created 7 March 1856 from Randolph County.
County seat: Parsons [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Tucker County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Wvtucker.jpg

Cemeteries

Census

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

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

Naturalization

Newspapers

Probate

Tucker County, West Virginia Will Books 1825 - 1970


Taxation

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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tucker County, West Virginia. Page 746 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).