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Revision as of 13:47, 7 October 2011

This article is about a northern county of West Virginia. For other uses, see Barbour.

Template:West Virginia-stubUnited States  > West Virginia > Barbour County

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County Courthouse

Barbour County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1843--Barbour County was created 3 March 1843 from Randolph, Harrison and Lewis Counties.  County seat: Philippi [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Barbour County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Incorporated Places:

Town of Belington

Town of Junior

City of Philippi


Unincorporated Communities:

Brownton

Century

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Petitions

  • Eckenrode, H.J. Virginia State Library: A Calendar of Legislative Petitions Arranged by Counties Accomac - Bedford. Richmond, Va.: Davis Bottom, Superintendent of Public Printing, 1908. Digital version at Google Books (full-view). [Barbour County petitions (1843-1858) are described on pp. 186-194.]

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

West Virginia Marriages 1853-1970; free searchable index available at FamilySearch - Pilot. Records include such information as bride and groom's names, birth date and birthplace, marriage place, clerk's name and sometimes the name of the father, and film and record numbers.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Web Sites

 Family History Library catalog

References

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