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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Gilmer County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Gilmer County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG]]  
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'''Gilmer County'''<br>10 Howard Street<br>Glenville, WV 26351<br>304-462-7641 <br>
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'''Gilmer County'''<br>10 Howard Street<br>Glenville, WV 26351<br>304-462-7641 <br>  
  
 
*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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*Marriage, probate and land from 1845<ref name="Handybook" />
*[http://www.gilmerwv.org/ Gilmer County, West Virginia]
 
*[http://www.gilmercounty.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx Gilmer County, West Virginia Government]
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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'''1845'''--Gilmer County was created 3 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Lewis County, West Virginia|Lewis]] and [[Kanawha County, West Virginia|Kanawha]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Glenville<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1845'''--Gilmer County was created 3 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Lewis County, West Virginia|Lewis]] and [[Kanawha County, West Virginia|Kanawha]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Glenville<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
[http://www.polsci.wvu.edu/wv/gilmer/gilhistory.html Gilmer County History]
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
[http://www.wvgenweb.org/gilmer/cemeteries/cemeteries.htm Gilmer County, West Virginia Cemeteries&nbsp;]
 
 
[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=3074 Gilmer County Find A Grave]
 
 
[http://www.caring.com/local/funeral-homes-in-glenville-west-virginia/ellyson-mortuary-inc Political Graveyard.com Gilmer County, West Virginia]
 
 
[http://www.caring.com/local/funeral-homes-in-glenville-west-virginia/ellyson-mortuary-inc Ellyson Mortuary]
 
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
[http://www.wvculture.org/history/counties/gilmer.html West Virginia Archives &amp;&nbsp;History Gilmer County]
 
 
[http://net.lib.byu.edu/~catalog/catalogwebsite/KarenGriggsPages/5westvirginia/gilmer.html Glenville County Histories]
 
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]<br>
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]<br>  
 
 
[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/WV/County/gilmer.htm Gilmer County West Virginia 1895]
 
 
 
[http://maps.google.com/maps?rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&oe=&safe=active&q=Gilmer+county,+West+Virginia&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x88498211af02ee9f:0x1958a8c5d2147f84,Gilmer,+WV&gl=us&ei=TNiiT66YEKGi2QWbybCJCQ&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=2&ved=0CDYQ8gEwAQ Gilmer County, West Virginia Map]
 
 
 
[http://www.us-places.com/West-Virginia/Gilmer-County.htm Gilmer County, West Virginia Map Basics]
 
 
 
[http://www.zipmap.net/West_Virginia/Gilmer_County.htm Gilmer County, West virginia map color]
 
 
 
[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/WV/Gilmer_County Hisopolis Gilmer County Map]
 
 
 
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/westvirg/gilmer.htm Tombstone Transcription Project Gilmer County]
 
 
 
[http://24timezones.com/mapa/usa/wv_gilmer/glenville.htm Glenville, West Virginia Map]
 
 
 
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/maps/map-of-Gilmer-County-West-Virginia.htm Gilmer County West Virginia Map Public Records]
 
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
[http://www.glenvillenews.com/ Glenville Democrat and Pathfinder]
 
 
[[www.gilmerfreepress.net|Gilmer Free Press]]
 
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
Gilmer County, West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2F14030606%3Fcc%3D1909099 Will Books 1845 - 1969]
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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]
 
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
[http://www.gchistorical.blogspot.com/ '''Gilmer County Historical Society''']<br>706 Mineral Road<br>Glenville, WV 26351  
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'''Gilmer County Historical Society'''<br>706 Mineral Road<br>Glenville, WV 26351  
 
 
[http://gilmer.lib.wv.us/ Gilmer Public Library]
 
  
 
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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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]  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilmer_County,_West_Virginia Gilmer County, West Virginia Wikipedia]
 
*[http://www.wvgenweb.org/gilmer/photo_gallery/photo_gallery.htm Gilmer County, WVGENWEB Photo Gallery]
 
*[http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/wv/Gilmer/state.html National Register of Historic Places&nbsp; Gilmer County]
 
*[http://bridgehunter.com/wv/gilmer/ Gilmer County Bridges]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gilmer-County-West-Virginia/116399998407472 Gilmer County Facebook]
 
*[http://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/2110 Gilmer county West Virginia Encyclopedia]
 
*[http://voices.yahoo.com/registered-historic-landmarks-gilmer-county-west-37434.html Landmarks in Gilmer County, West Virginia]
 
*[http://familypedia.wikia.com/wiki/Gilmer_County,_West_Virginia Familypedia Gilmer county, West Virginia]
 
*[http://www.wvcottages.com/GVT/memorials.htm Gilmer County, West Virginia Memorials]
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/wva/gilmer/ Gilmer County History and Genealogy]
 
*[http://www.wvexp.com/index.php/Gilmer_County Gilmer County Information]
 
*[http://usgwarchives.org/wv/gilmer/cemetery.htm Gilmer County WV&nbsp;USGENWEB&nbsp;Archives]
 
*[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Gilmer_County,_West_Virginia?uselang=war Gilmer County, West Virginia Wikimedia Commons]
 
*[http://www.bridgemeister.com/contributions.php?state=West+Virginia&pg=1 Bridges in West Virginia]
 
 
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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Gilmer|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Gilmer|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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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

 

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).