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{{West Virginia-stub}} <br> ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Gilmer_County,_West_Virginia|Gilmer County]]''
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| state = West Virginia
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Gilmer_County,_West_Virginia|Gilmer County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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'''Gilmer County'''<br>10 Howard Street<br>Glenville, WV 26351<br>304-462-7641 <br>
  
'''Gilmer County'''<br>10 Howard Street<br>Glenville, WV 26351<br>304-462-7641
 
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*County Clerk has birth, death and court records from 1853  
 
*County Clerk has birth, death and court records from 1853  
*Marriage, probate and land from 1845<ref name="Handybook"/>
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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Join us in [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census indexing the 1940 Census]  
 
Join us in [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census indexing the 1940 Census]  
  
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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]  
 
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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West Virginia, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003 Naturalization Records, 1814-1991]
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West Virginia, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003 Naturalization Records, 1814-1991]  
  
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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
 
West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
  
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]  
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Gilmer|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Gilmer|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  

Revision as of 03:49, 9 March 2012

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Gilmer County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Gilmer 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 1845
County Seat Glenville
Courthouse


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

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[1]

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

Census

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


Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Court

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 Virginia, 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.


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

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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).