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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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Gilmer County Historical Society
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706 Mineral Road
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Glenville, WV 26351
  
 
<br>'''Gilmer County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write about deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!  
 
<br>'''Gilmer County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write about deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!  

Revision as of 23:21, 23 February 2012

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County Courthouse

  • Gilmer County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
     Gilmer County

10 Howard Street

Glenville, WV 26351

304-462-7641

  • County Clerk has birth, death and court records from 1853
  • Marriage, Probate and land from 1845

History

Parent County

1845--Gilmer County was created 3 February 1845 from Lewis and Kanawha Counties.
County seat: Glenville[1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Gilmer County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church


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


Join us in indexing the 1940 Census



Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military


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

Naturalization


West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

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.

Court

Societies and Libraries

Gilmer County Historical Society

706 Mineral Road

Glenville, WV 26351


Gilmer County Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"
Please write about deceased historians & Genealogist!

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog
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References

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