Webster County, West Virginia

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==== Vital Records  ====
==== Vital Records  ====
*{{WVvital}}. Includes marriages 1888-1969 - free.
[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]  
===== Birth =====
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/birth.htm Webster County, West Virginia Birth Records]
===== Marriage =====
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/webmar.htm Webster County, West Virginia Marriage Records]
===== Death =====
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/death.htm Webster County, West Virginia Death Records]
== Societies and Libraries  ==
== Societies and Libraries  ==

Revision as of 18:22, 20 March 2013

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

link=http://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/West Virginia_Online_Genealogy_Records West Virginia
Online Records

Webster County, West Virginia
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.
Founded 1860
County Seat Webster Springs


County Courthouse

Webster County West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

Webster County Courthouse
2 Court Sq #G1
Webster Springs, WV 26288

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



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




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


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


Webster County, WV 1870 Federal Census Index



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



Local Histories

West Virginia Archves & History - Webster County


Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Webster County Map

Webster County, West Virginia 1895 Map


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:



Webster County, Newspaper Articles 


Webster County, West Virginia Will Books 1888 - 1964


Vital Records

. Includes marriages 1888-1969 - free.


Webster County, West Virginia Birth Records


Webster County, West Virginia Marriage Records


Webster County, West Virginia Death Records

Societies and Libraries

Libraries in Webster County

Webster County Historical Society

Family History Centers

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Web Sites


  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.