Buckhannon West Virginia Family History Center

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Buckhannon West Virginia Iowa Family History Center

The BUCKHANNON WARD FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY has multiple local records of BIRTHS, DEATHS, MARRIAGES, OBITUARIES, as well as several specific FAMILY HISTORIES, as well as COMPUTERS for research and a PRINTER for printing records.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 179 S Kanawha St Buckhannon WV 26201

  • Language: English

Phone: 304-472-5213 or 304-472-1585

E-mail: WV_ Buckhannon@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 6:30-800pm
  • To make an appointment for other times, please call in advance at (1-304-472-5213 OR 304-472-1585.)

Holiday Schedule: Closed on Holidays.

Calendar and Events

INDEXING TRAINING CLASSES (during regular hours and will be scheduled as need arises)

Family Search Indexing is a volunteer-based effort world wide to index ( type in a format easily readable) billions of records from around the world. These indexes will them be made available online free of charge to help people find their ancestors. many of these records have never before been readily accessible to the public. One can volunteer from home anytime with online access 24/7 (24 hours a day 7 days a week)

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions (ANCESTRY, FOLD 3, MY HERITAGE, FIND MY PAST, AMERICAN ANCESTORS and GENEANET

Hardware and Equipment

  • (Includes - computers, microfilm readers, printers, internet access for use of personal tablets/lap top computers etc. )