Wetzel County, West Virginia

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{{West Virginia-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp;&gt; Wetzel County'' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Wetzel County
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| county_map = Wv-wetzel.png
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| state = West Virginia
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| founded year = 1846
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| seat wl = Martinsville
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Wetzel County
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Wetzel County, West Virginia|Wetzel County]]''
  
P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 156
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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New Martinsville, WV 26155-0156
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304-455-8224
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'''Wetzel County'''<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 156<br>New Martinsville, WV 26155-0156<br>
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304-455-8224  
  
*County Clerk has birth, marriage, Death burial
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*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, and burial  
*Probate, land &amp; military recrod from1846
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*Probate, land and military records from 1846
*Clerk of Circuit Courthas divorce &amp; naturalization
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*Clerk of Circuit Court has divorce and naturalization<ref name="Handybook"/>
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1846'''--Wetzel County was created 10 January 1846&nbsp;from [[Tyler County, West Virginia|Tyler ]]County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Martinsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1846'''--Wetzel County was created 10 January 1846&nbsp;from [[Tyler County, West Virginia|Tyler ]]County.<br>'''County seat:''' Martinsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Wetzel County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].
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See an interactive map of Wetzel County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== '''Census''' ====
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==== Census ====
  
<br>{{WVcensus}}  
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{{WVcensus}}  
  
Church  
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==== Church ====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]  
  
 
==== <br>'''Military'''  ====
 
==== <br>'''Military'''  ====
  
<br>West Virginia, Civil War [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]
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<br>West Virginia, Civil War [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]  
  
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Newspapers  
 
Newspapers  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]
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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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{{WVvital}}<br>  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*Wetzel County Family History Hall of Fame<br>"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"  
 
*Wetzel County Family History Hall of Fame<br>"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"  
*Tell us about the great historians and genealogist
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*Tell us about the great historians and genealogist  
 
**[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
**[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[New Martinsville West Virginia Family History Center]]
 
*[[New Martinsville West Virginia Family History Center]]
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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Wetzel|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Wetzel|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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<references /> {{West Virginia|West Virginia}}  
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[[Category:Wetzel_County,_West_Virginia]]
 
[[Category:Wetzel_County,_West_Virginia]]

Revision as of 20:14, 9 March 2012


Wetzel County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Wetzel 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 1846
County Seat Martinsville
Courthouse

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

Contents

County Courthouse

Wetzel County
P O Box 156
New Martinsville, WV 26155-0156
304-455-8224

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, and burial
  • Probate, land and military records from 1846
  • Clerk of Circuit Court has divorce and naturalization[1]

History

Parent County

1846--Wetzel County was created 10 January 1846 from Tyler County.
County seat: Martinsville [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Wetzel County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hundred
  • New Martinsville

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia


Military


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


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Newspapers

Probate

West Virginia Will Books

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).