Webster County, West Virginia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Webster County West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|300px|Webster County West Virginia Courthouse.JPG]]  
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[http://www.websterwv.com/ Webster County Courthouse]<br>2 Court Sq #G1<br>Webster Springs, WV 26288<br>Phone:304-847-2508  
 
[http://www.websterwv.com/ Webster County Courthouse]<br>2 Court Sq #G1<br>Webster Springs, WV 26288<br>Phone:304-847-2508  
  
County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, burial, probate, and land records from 1887 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Webster County, West Virginia. Page 746 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, burial, probate, and land records from 1887<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Webster County, West Virginia. Page 746 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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[http://www.webstercounty.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx Webster&nbsp;County]
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Revolutionary War =====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/military.htm Webster County Military]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/dar-sar.html Webster County DAR and SAR]
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===== Civil War  =====
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate)|3rd Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate)]]. Companies B and I.
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:- [[9th_Battalion,_Virginia_Infantry_(Hansbrough's)_(Confederate)|9th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Hansbrough's) (Confederate)]]. Company B (Capt. William H. Mollohan's Company).<ref>Richard L. Armstrong, ''25th Virginia Infantry and 9th Battalion Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1990). {{FHL|406595|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 71}}.</ref>
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Records and histories are available, including:
  
 
*West Virginia, {{RecordSearch|1932429|Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}}  
 
*West Virginia, {{RecordSearch|1932429|Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}}  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/military.htm &nbsp;][http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/dar-sar.html Webster County DAR &amp; SAR]
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/military.htm Civil War and Rev War for Webster County]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/military.htm Civil War and Rev War for Webster County]
  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/birth.htm Webster County, West Virginia Birth Records]  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/birth.htm Webster County, West Virginia Birth Records]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/death.htm Webster County, West Virginia Death Records]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/webmar.htm Webster County, West Virginia Marriage Records]
 
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/death.htm Webster County, West Virginia Death Records]  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/webmar.htm Webster County, West Virginia Marriage Records]
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Webster|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Webster|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Webster_County,_West_Virginia Webster County, Wikipedia]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/coalrights.htm Coal Rights]
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/famweb.htm Webster County Family Histories]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/famweb.htm Webster County Family Histories]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/pictures.htm Webster County Photographs]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hcpd/ Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descedants, Inc]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hcpd/ Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descedants, Inc]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/tracks.htm Moccassin Tracks and Other Imprints]
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*[http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/wv/Webster/state.html National Register of Historic Places Webster County]
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*[http://www.woodchoppingfestival.com/ Webster County Woodchopping Festival]
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*[http://bridgehunter.com/wv/webster/ Webster County&nbsp;West Virgina Bridges]
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*[http://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/949 Webster County Encyclopedia]
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*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomasrfletcher/3957385894/ Photos Webster County Flikcr]
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*[http://www.airphotona.com/image.asp?imageid=5328&catnum=0&keyword=&country=&state=&pagenum=207 Mountain Top Coal Mining]
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*[http://ksumail.kennesaw.edu/~cstorey/images/ Webster County Photos Terrific]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 18:51, 12 June 2012


Webster County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Webster 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 1860
County Seat Webster Springs
Courthouse

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

Contents

County Courthouse

Webster County West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

Webster County Courthouse
2 Court Sq #G1
Webster Springs, WV 26288
Phone:304-847-2508

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, burial, probate, and land records from 1887[1]


 

History

Webster County, West Virginia History I
Webster County, West Virginia History

Parent County

1860--Webster County was created 10 January 1860 from Nicholas, Braxton and Randolph Counties.
County seat: Webster Springs [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Webster County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Funeral Homes in Webster County
Interment.net Cemetery Records Online Webster County
Webster County, West Virginia Obituaries

Census

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

Webster County, WV 1870 Federal Census Index

 

Church

Churches of Webster County, West Virginia
Churches in Webster County, Yellow Pages

Court

Land

Local Histories

West Virginia Archves & History - Webster County

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Webster County Map

Webster County, West Virginia 1895 Map

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Webster 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 Webster County, West Virginia:

- 3rd Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate). Companies B and I.
- 9th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Hansbrough's) (Confederate). Company B (Capt. William H. Mollohan's Company).[3]

Records and histories are available, including:

Naturalization

Newspapers

Webster County, Newspaper Articles 

Probate

Webster County, West Virginia Will Books 1888 - 1964

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Webster County, West Virginia Birth Records
Webster County, West Virginia Death Records
Webster County, West Virginia Marriage Records

Societies and Libraries

Libraries in Webster County

Webster County Historical Society

Family History Centers

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Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Webster 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).
  3. Richard L. Armstrong, 25th Virginia Infantry and 9th Battalion Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1990). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 71.