Wayne County, West Virginia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

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The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[1]

Parent County

1842--Wayne County was created 18 January 1842 from Cabell County.  County seat: Wayne [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Wayne County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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