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{{West Virginia-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp;&gt; Roane County'' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
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| county = Roane County
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| state = West Virginia
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Roane County
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Roane County, West Virginia|Roane County]]''
  
'''200 Main Street'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
'''Spencer, WV 257601497'''
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'''Roane County'''<br>200 Main Street<br>Spencer, WV 257601497<br>304-927-2860
  
'''304-927-2860'''
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*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate, and land records from 1856<ref name="Handybook"/>
 
 
*'''County Clerk has birth, marriage, death probate'''
 
 
 
'''&amp; Land Recors from 1856'''
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1856'''--Roane County was created 11 March 1856&nbsp;from [[Kanawha County, West Virginia|Kanawha]], [[Jackson County, West Virginia|Jackson]] and [[Gilmer County, West Virginia|Gilmer]] Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Spencer <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1856'''--Roane County was created 11 March 1856&nbsp;from [[Kanawha County, West Virginia|Kanawha]], [[Jackson County, West Virginia|Jackson]] and [[Gilmer County, West Virginia|Gilmer]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Spencer <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Roane County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].
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See an interactive map of Roane County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== '''Census''' ====
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==== Census ====
  
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{{WVcensus}}  
  
Join us in [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census indexing the 1940 Census]
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Join us in [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census indexing the 1940 Census]  
  
<br>Court  
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==== Court ====
  
 
==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]  
 
[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]  
  
<br>Military  
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==== Military ====
  
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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*West Virginia, {{RecordSearch|1932429|Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}}
  
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==== Naturalization ====
  
 
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*West Virginia, {{RecordSearch|1909003|Naturalization Records, 1814-1991}}
Naturalization
 
 
 
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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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
{{WVvital}}Church <br>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
'''Roane County Historical Society'''  
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'''Roane County Historical Society'''<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 161<br>Spencer, WV 25276
  
P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 161
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'''Roane County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"Family History Centers<br>  
 
 
Spencer, WV&nbsp; 25276
 
 
 
'''Roane County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"Family History Centers<br>
 
  
 
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Write Biography of Historians or dedicated Genealogist  
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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Roane|subject|disp=Family History Library}}
 
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Roane|subject|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]
  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 21:04, 9 March 2012

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Roane County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Roane 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 1856
County Seat Spencer
Courthouse


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

County Courthouse

Roane County
200 Main Street
Spencer, WV 257601497
304-927-2860

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate, and land records from 1856[1]

History

Parent County

1856--Roane County was created 11 March 1856 from Kanawha, Jackson and Gilmer Counties.
County seat: Spencer [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Roane County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Court

Genealogy

  • [Ashley] Ross, Clara Mae. John Thomas Ashley (1838-1923), His Ancestors of Surry County, North Carolina, His Descendants of Roane County, West Virginia, and Related Families. Colfax, N.C., n.d. FHL Collection.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

Naturalization

Newspapers

Probate

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

Roane County Historical Society
P O Box 161
Spencer, WV 25276

Roane County Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"Family History Centers

Write Biography of Historians or dedicated Genealogist

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).