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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mineral_County,_West_Virginia|Mineral County]]''
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Guide to '''Mineral County West Virginia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Mineral County
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| state = West Virginia
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| founded year = 1866
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.mineralcountywv.com/index.asp Mineral County Courthouse]<br>150 Armstrong Street<br>Keyser, WV 26726-3505<br>Phone: 304-788-3924
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County Clerk has birth, marriage death, probate, and land records from 1866<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mineral County, West Virginia. Page 744 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1866--'''Mineral County was created 1 February 1866&nbsp;from [[Hampshire_County,_West_Virginia|Hampshire]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Keyser <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1866--'''Mineral County was created 1 February 1866&nbsp;from [[Hampshire County, West Virginia|Hampshire]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Keyser <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Mineral County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Allegany_County,_Maryland|Allegany County, Maryland]]  
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*[[Allegany County, Maryland|Allegany County, Maryland]]  
*[[Garrett_County,_Maryland|Garrett County, Maryland]]
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*[[Garrett County, Maryland|Garrett County, Maryland]]  
*[[Grant_County,_West_Virginia|Grant]]
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*[[Grant County, West Virginia|Grant]]  
*[[Hampshire_County,_West_Virginia|Hampshire]]
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*[[Hampshire County, West Virginia|Hampshire]]  
*[[Hardy_County,_West_Virginia|Hardy]]
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*[[Hardy County, West Virginia|Hardy]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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[[Image:Wvmineral.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Wvmineral.jpg]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Join us in indexing the [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census 1940 Census]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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===== General  =====
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Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Mineral County families include:
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*O'Dell, Cecil. ''Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia''. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1995. {{FHL|594019|item}}. One of the most impressively researched one-place studies in the United States. In a review, Dorman stated "Comprehensive studies such as this appear only rarely. This volume should be in every Virginia genealogical collection."<ref>John Frederick Dorman, "Review of ''Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia,''" in ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 39, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1995):236.</ref><br>
  
 
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]
  
 
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*West Virginia, Civil War {{RecordSearch|1932429|Newspapers Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}}
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West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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*West Virginia {{RecordSearch|1909099|Will Books}}
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*{{WVvital}}. Includes marriages 1866-1969 - free.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Mineral County Historical Landmark Commission'''<br>Route One<br>Burlington, West Virginia 26710
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=190060&subject_disp=West+Virginia%2C+Mineral&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Mineral|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv Cyndi's List for West Virginia]
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*Mineral County, West Virginia Various records on [http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/various.htm Microfilm at the Library of Virginia]
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Guide to Mineral County West Virginia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Mineral County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Mineral 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 1866
County Seat Keyser
Courthouse


County Courthouse

Mineral County Courthouse
150 Armstrong Street
Keyser, WV 26726-3505
Phone: 304-788-3924

County Clerk has birth, marriage death, probate, and land records from 1866[1]

History

Parent County

1866--Mineral County was created 1 February 1866 from Hampshire County.
County seat: Keyser [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Mineral County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Wvmineral.jpg

Cemeteries

Census

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


Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Genealogy

General

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Mineral County families include:

  • O'Dell, Cecil. Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1995. FHL Collection. One of the most impressively researched one-place studies in the United States. In a review, Dorman stated "Comprehensive studies such as this appear only rarely. This volume should be in every Virginia genealogical collection."[3]

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

Naturalization

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

. Includes marriages 1866-1969 - free.

Societies and Libraries

Mineral County Historical Landmark Commission
Route One
Burlington, West Virginia 26710


Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Web Sites

Learning How toEdit our Wiki Sites
Hands on keyboard.png Genealogy courses: Learn how to research from an expert in Fun Five Minute Genealogy Videos.


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mineral 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).
  3. John Frederick Dorman, "Review of Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia," in The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 39, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1995):236.

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