Barbour County, West Virginia Genealogy

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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

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History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

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

Web Sites

 Family History Library catalog

References

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