Wetzel County, West Virginia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Wetzel County

P O Box 156

New Martinsville, WV 26155-0156

304-455-8224

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, Death burial
  • Probate, land & military recrod from1846
  • Clerk of Circuit Courthas divorce & naturalization

History

Parent County

1846--Wetzel County was created 10 January 1846 from Tyler County.  County seat: Martinsville [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Wetzel County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census


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


Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hundred
  • New Martinsville

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia


Military


West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865


NATURALIZATION


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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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