Braxton County, West Virginia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

  • Braxton County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
     Braxton County

300 Main Street P O Box 486

Sutton, WV 26601

304-765-2833

  • County Clerk has birth marrriage death

Indexes  1853-1886

  • Probate and Land Records
  • Clerk Circuit Court has div & Court Records

History

Parent County

1836--Braxton County was created 15 January 1836 from Lewis, Kanawha and Nicholas Counties.
County seat: Sutton [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Braxton County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital versions at U.S. Census Bureau and Google Books et. al. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Western District, Braxton County on page 134.]

Newspapers

Probate

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

References

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