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Guide to '''Webster County West Virginia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. {{WVDC}}  
  
 
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| building address = Webster County Courthouse<br> 2 Court Sq #G1<br>Webster Springs, WV 26288<br>Phone:304-847-2508<br>[http://www.websterwv.com/ '''Webster County Website''']
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
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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
 
  
 
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>  
 
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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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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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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:- [[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>
  
 
Records and histories are available, including:  
 
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==== 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  ====
 
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===== Birth  =====
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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/libraries.html Libraries in Webster County]  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/libraries.html Libraries in Webster County]  
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwebste/historical.htm Webster County Historical Society]
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Guide to Webster County West Virginia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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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 January 10, 1860
County Seat Webster Springs
Courthouse
Webster County West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
Address Webster County Courthouse
2 Court Sq #G1
Webster Springs, WV 26288
Phone:304-847-2508
Webster County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

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

Wvwebster.jpg

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

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

Birth

Webster County, West Virginia Birth Records

Marriage

Webster County, West Virginia Marriage Records

Death

Webster County, West Virginia Death Records

Societies and Libraries

Libraries in Webster County

Webster County Historical Society

Family History Centers

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.