Mineral County, West Virginia Genealogy
Guide to Mineral County West Virginia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Mineral County, West Virginia|
Location in the state of West Virginia
Location of West Virginia in the U.S.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Mineral County Courthouse
150 Armstrong Street
Keyser, WV 26726-3505
County Clerk has birth, marriage death, probate, and land records from 1866
See an interactive map of Mineral County boundary changes.
Places / Localities
For tips on accessing Mineral County, West Virginia Genealogy census records online, see: West Virginia Census.
Join us in indexing the 1940 Census
Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Mineral County families include:
- O'Dell, Cecil. Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1995. FHL Collection. One of the most impressively researched one-place studies in the United States. In a review, Dorman stated "Comprehensive studies such as this appear only rarely. This volume should be in every Virginia genealogical collection."
- West Virginia, Civil War Newspapers Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991
- West Virginia Will Books
Online West Virginia Tax site
West Virginia real and personal property tax records are managed by the County Assessor in each county. Land and land improvements are considered real property while mobile property is classified as personal property.
Many County Assessors offer an online searchable database, where assessment record searches can be performed by name, account number, year, or mp/parcel number. Where online records are not available, requests for records can be made to the Assessment Office in person, by phone, or in writing.
The search for tax information can start here
- West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.
. Includes marriages 1866-1969 - free.
Societies and Libraries
Mineral County Historical Landmark Commission
Burlington, West Virginia 26710
- Family History Library Catalog
- Cyndi's List for West Virginia
- Mineral County, West Virginia Various records on Microfilm at the Library of Virginia
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mineral County, West Virginia. Page 744 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- John Frederick Dorman, "Review of Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia," in The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 39, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1995):236.