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{{West Virginia-stub}} <br> ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Grant_County,_West_Virginia|Grant County]]''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
*Grant County
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'''Grant County'''<br>5 Highland Ave<br>Petersburg, WV 26351<br>304-257-4550  
 
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5 Highland Ave
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*County Clerk has birth marriage divorce probate court and land records since 1866<ref name="Handybook"/>
 
 
Petersburg, WV 26351
 
 
 
304-257-4550
 
 
 
*County Clerk has bird marriage divorce probate
 
 
 
court and land records&nbsp; since 1866
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census ====
  
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Join us in [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census indexing the 1940 Census]
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==== Church ====
  
Join us in [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census indexing the 1940 Census]
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==== Court ====
  
==== '''Family Histories''' ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
*'''[Hyres]''' Swisher, Robert Edward. ''The Hyres of West Virginia''. Richmond, Va.: Whittet &amp; Shepperson, 1977. {{FHL|418819|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 H999a}}.
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*'''[Hyres]''' Swisher, Robert Edward. ''The Hyres of West Virginia''. Richmond, Va.: Whittet and Shepperson, 1977. {{FHL|418819|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 H999a}}.
  
 
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==== 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>  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
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, 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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==== Naturalization ====
  
'''<br>West Virgina, [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]  
  
'''<br>Newspapers'''
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==== Newspapers ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
<br>West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]
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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
  
Taxation  
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==== Taxation ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
{{WVvital}}Court <br>
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{{WVvital}}
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
'''Grant County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write about deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!
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'''Grant County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write about deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!  
  
==== 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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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. *{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Grant|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]
<br>http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv
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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Grant|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 01:28, 2 March 2012

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

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County Courthouse

Grant County
5 Highland Ave
Petersburg, WV 26351
304-257-4550

  • County Clerk has birth marriage divorce probate court and land records since 1866[1]

History

Parent County

1866--Grant County was created 14 February 1866 from Hardy County.
County seat: Petersburg [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Grant County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Genealogy

  • [Hyres] Swisher, Robert Edward. The Hyres of West Virginia. Richmond, Va.: Whittet and Shepperson, 1977. FHL Book 929.273 H999a.

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

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

 Learning How toEdit our Wiki Sites
Hands on keyboard.png Genealogy courses: Learn how to research from an expert in Fun Five Minute Genealogy Videos.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).