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Guide to '''Lincoln County West Virginia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
== County Courthouse ==
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[http://www.state.wv.us/wvsca/courthouses/Lincoln.htm Lincoln County Courthouse]<br>8000 Court Avenue <br>Hamlin, WV 25523 <br>Phone: 304-824-3336
  
 
[[Image:Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|300px]]  
 
[[Image:Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|300px]]  
  
*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate and land records from 1909<ref name="Handybook" />  
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County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate and land records from 1909<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, West Virginia. Page 744 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
*[http://www.lincolncountywv.org/ Lincoln County WV&nbsp;Web Portal]
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*[http://www.lincolncountywv.org/History/tabid/102/Default.aspx Lincoln County WV&nbsp;History]
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*[http://www.lincolncountywv.org/ Lincoln County WV&nbsp;Web Portal]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/origins.html Lincoln County], West Virginia Origins
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/origins.html Lincoln County], West Virginia Origins  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1909--'''The court house burned down with all the records except for some land records recorded later.
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'''1909--'''The court house burned down with all the records except for some land records recorded later.  
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
[http://www.wvphotovoice.org/Harts-Area.html Hars Area Lincoln County West Virginia]
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[http://www.wvphotovoice.org/Harts-Area.html Hars Area Lincoln County West Virginia]  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Wvlincoln.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Wvlincoln.jpg]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/westvirg/lincoln.htm Lincoln County Tombstone Transcription Project]  
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/westvirg/lincoln.htm Lincoln County Tombstone Transcription Project] Li[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=3085 ncoln County Find A Grave] [http://usgwarchives.net/wv/wvphotos/lincoln/wattscem.htm Lincoln County Tombstone Photos] [http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/WV/LI.html Lincoln County, West Virginia Political Graveyard.com] [http://www.the-funeral-home-directory.com/FuneralHomesByCounty/WestVirginia-Lincoln.ashx Lincoln County, West Virginia Funeral Homes]  
 
 
Li[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=3085 ncoln County Find A Grave]  
 
 
 
[http://usgwarchives.net/wv/wvphotos/lincoln/wattscem.htm Lincoln County Tombstone Photos]  
 
 
 
[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/WV/LI.html Lincoln County, West Virginia Political Graveyard.com]
 
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
[http://www.us-census.org/image-index/wv/lincoln/1870/b-c.htm {{WVcensus}}&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820720_715" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820722_645" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820725_859" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820727_506" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820730_120" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820732_834" />]
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[http://www.us-census.org/image-index/wv/lincoln/1870/b-c.htm {{WVcensus}}&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820720_715" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820722_645" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820725_859" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820727_506" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820730_120" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1334780820732_834" />]  
  
[http://www.us-census.org/image-index/wv/lincoln/1870/b-c.htm Lincoln County, West Virginia 1870 Federal Census Index]
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[http://www.us-census.org/image-index/wv/lincoln/1870/b-c.htm Lincoln County, West Virginia 1870 Federal Census Index]  
  
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==== Church  ====
 
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[http://www.trailsrus.com/westvirginia/lincoln-a.html Trails Rus West Virginia map]  
 
[http://www.trailsrus.com/westvirginia/lincoln-a.html Trails Rus West Virginia map]  
  
[http://www.anyplaceamerica.com/topographic_maps/search/west_virginia/lincoln_county/-/0/ Lincoln County, West Virginia Topical Maps]
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[http://www.anyplaceamerica.com/topographic_maps/search/west_virginia/lincoln_county/-/0/ Lincoln County, West Virginia Topical Maps]  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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[http://www.w3newspapers.com/usa/west-virginia/ Lincoln County, West Virginia Newspapers]
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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Lincoln County, West Virginia [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/lincdocs.html#Obituaries Obituaries]  
 
Lincoln County, West Virginia [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/lincdocs.html#Obituaries Obituaries]  
  
[http://www.obitcentral.com/obitsearch/obits/wv/wv-lincoln.htm Miscellaneous Lincoln County West Virginia Obituaries]
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[http://www.obitcentral.com/obitsearch/obits/wv/wv-lincoln.htm Miscellaneous Lincoln County West Virginia Obituaries]  
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[http://www.interment.net/data/us/wv/lincoln/plumley/index.htm Interment.net Cemetery Records on line]
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==== Taxation ====
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===== Online West Virginia Tax site  =====
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West Virginia real and personal property tax records are managed by the County Assessor in each county. Land and land improvements are considered real property while mobile property is classified as personal property.
  
[http://www.interment.net/data/us/wv/lincoln/plumley/index.htm Interment.net Cemetery Records on line]
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Many County Assessors offer an online searchable database, where assessment record searches can be performed by name, account number, year, or mp/parcel number. Where online records are not available, requests for records can be made to the Assessment Office in person, by phone, or in writing.  
  
==== Taxation  ====
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The search for tax information can start [http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/West-Virginia-Assessor-and-Property-Tax-Records.htm here]
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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{{WVvital}}. Includes marriages 1889, 1895-1929 - free.&nbsp;  
  
[http://openlibrary.org/works/OL15348002W/Early_Lincoln_County_West_Virginia_Marriage_Records_1889_1895-1929 Early Lincoln County West Virginia Marriage Records 1880, 1895-1929]
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[http://openlibrary.org/works/OL15348002W/Early_Lincoln_County_West_Virginia_Marriage_Records_1889_1895-1929 Early Lincoln County West Virginia Marriage Records 1880, 1895-1929]  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Genealogical Societies  ====
 
==== Genealogical Societies  ====
  
[[Lincoln County Genealogical Society|'''Lincoln County Genealogical Society''']]<br>7999 Lynn Avenue<br>Hamlin, WV 25523  
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[[Lincoln County Genealogical Society|'''Lincoln County Genealogical Society''']]<br>7999 Lynn Avenue<br>Hamlin, WV 25523 Lincoln County [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lincolncowvgensoc/ Genealogical Society] Hamlin [http://lincolncountypl.lib.wv.us/ Lincoln County West Virginia Public Library] [http://www.librarytechnology.org/lwc-displaylibrary.pl?RC=25945 Alum Creek Public Library, Lincoln County, West Virginia]  
Lincoln County [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lincolncowvgensoc/ Genealogical Society]  
 
Hamlin [http://lincolncountypl.lib.wv.us/ Lincoln County West Virginia Public Library]  
 
[http://www.librarytechnology.org/lwc-displaylibrary.pl?RC=25945 Alum Creek Public Library, Lincoln County, West Virginia]
 
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/lincbios.html Lincoln County West Virginia Biographies]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/lincbios.html Lincoln County West Virginia Biographies]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/researchers.html Lincoln County West Virginia Families]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/researchers.html Lincoln County West Virginia Families]  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_County,_West_Virginia Lincoln County West Virginia Wikipedia]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_County,_West_Virginia Lincoln County West Virginia Wikipedia]
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*[http://www.wonderfulwv.com/archives/sub.cfm?month=jul09&fea=1 The wild side of Lincoln County]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Yeager Chuck Yeager of Lincoln County, West Virginia]
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*[http://hatfieldmccoycountry.com/chuck-yeager/ Chuck Yeager - Hatfield McCoy Country]
  
 
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Guide to Lincoln County West Virginia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lincoln County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Lincoln 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 1867
County Seat Hamlin
Courthouse


County Courthouse

Lincoln County Courthouse
8000 Court Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523
Phone: 304-824-3336

Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate and land records from 1909[1]

History

Lincoln County, West Virginia Origins

Parent County

1867--Lincoln County was created 23 February 1867 from Boone, Cabell, Kanawha and Putnam Counties.
County seat: Hamlin [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lincoln County boundary changes.

Record Loss

1909--The court house burned down with all the records except for some land records recorded later.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Hars Area Lincoln County West Virginia

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Wvlincoln.jpg

Cemeteries

Lincoln County Tombstone Transcription Project Lincoln County Find A Grave Lincoln County Tombstone Photos Lincoln County, West Virginia Political Graveyard.com Lincoln County, West Virginia Funeral Homes

Census

[http://www.us-census.org/image-index/wv/lincoln/1870/b-c.htm For tips on accessing Lincoln County, West Virginia Genealogy census records online, see: West Virginia Census.

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Lincoln County, West Virginia 1870 Federal Census Index

 

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Lincoln County, West Virginia Map 1895

Lincoln County, West Virginia Maps

Trails Rus West Virginia map

Lincoln County, West Virginia Topical Maps

Military

Civil War

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

Naturalization

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

Lincoln County, West Virginia Newspapers

Probate

Lincoln County West Virginia Will Books 1909-1947

West Virginia Will Books

Lincoln County, West Virginia Obituaries

Miscellaneous Lincoln County West Virginia Obituaries

Interment.net Cemetery Records on line

Taxation

Online West Virginia Tax site

West Virginia real and personal property tax records are managed by the County Assessor in each county. Land and land improvements are considered real property while mobile property is classified as personal property.

Many County Assessors offer an online searchable database, where assessment record searches can be performed by name, account number, year, or mp/parcel number. Where online records are not available, requests for records can be made to the Assessment Office in person, by phone, or in writing.

The search for tax information can start here

Vital Records

West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.

. Includes marriages 1889, 1895-1929 - free. 

Early Lincoln County West Virginia Marriage Records 1880, 1895-1929

Societies and Libraries

Genealogical Societies

Lincoln County Genealogical Society
7999 Lynn Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523 Lincoln County Genealogical Society Hamlin Lincoln County West Virginia Public Library Alum Creek Public Library, Lincoln County, West Virginia

Family History Centers

The closest family history centers are the Huntington Family History Center and the Charleston Family History Center.

Web Sites

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References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, West Virginia. Page 744 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

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