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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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See an interactive map of Lincoln County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].
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See an interactive map of Lincoln County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
 
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<br>West Virginia, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]
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*Turner, Ronald Ray. ''[http://www.wvgenweb.org/raleigh/7th/index.htm 7th West Virginia Cavalry]''. Manassas, Va.: R.R. Turner, 1989. Available online, courtesy:&nbsp;[http://www.wvgenweb.org/raleigh/ Raleigh]  
 
*Turner, Ronald Ray. ''[http://www.wvgenweb.org/raleigh/7th/index.htm 7th West Virginia Cavalry]''. Manassas, Va.: R.R. Turner, 1989. Available online, courtesy:&nbsp;[http://www.wvgenweb.org/raleigh/ Raleigh]  
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West Virgina, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003 Naturalization Records, 1814-1991]<br>
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==== Genealogical Societies  ====
 
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[[Lincoln_County_Genealogical_Society|'''Lincoln County Genealogical Society''']]<br> 7999 Lynn Avenue<br>Hamlin, WV 25523
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[[Lincoln County Genealogical Society|'''Lincoln County Genealogical Society''']]<br> 7999 Lynn Avenue<br>Hamlin, WV 25523  
  
 
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<br>■Introduction to LDS Family History Centers. The closest family history centers are in the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Huntington_West_Virginia_Family_History_Center Huntington Family History Center ]and the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Charleston_West_Virginia_Family_History_Center Charleston Family History Center]
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<br>■Introduction to LDS Family History Centers. The closest family history centers are in the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Huntington_West_Virginia_Family_History_Center Huntington Family History Center ]and the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Charleston_West_Virginia_Family_History_Center Charleston Family History Center]  
  
 
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<br> <br>&nbsp;Learning [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:Contributor_Help How to Edit our Wiki Sites]<br>  
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Revision as of 03:07, 25 February 2012

Template:West Virginia-stubUnited States  Gotoarrow.png West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png Lincoln County

Wv-lincoln.png

County Courthouse

Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1867--Lincoln County was created 23 February 1867 from Boone, Cabell, Kanawha and Putnam Counties.
County seat: Hamlin [1]

  • Count Clerk has birth, marriiage, death, probate and land records from 1909

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lincoln County boundary changes.

Record Loss

1909--The court house burned down with all the records except for some land records recorded later.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census



Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War


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.


Societies and Libraries

Genealogical Societies

Lincoln County Genealogical Society
7999 Lynn Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers


■Introduction to LDS Family History Centers. The closest family history centers are in the Huntington Family History Center and the Charleston Family History Center

Web Sites

Hands on keyboard.png Genealogy courses: Learn how to research from an expert in Fun Five Minute Genealogy Videos.




 Learning How to Edit our Wiki Sites

References

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