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{{West Virginia-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp;&gt; Mingo County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mingo_County,_West_Virginia|Mingo County]]''  
  
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Guide to '''Mingo County West Virginia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Mingo County
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| state = West Virginia
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| founded year = 1895
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| seat wl = Williamson
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.mingocountywv.com/ Mingo County Courthouse]<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 1197<br>Williamson, WV 25661-1197<br>304-235-0330
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*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1895 and burial records from 1959
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*Clerk of Court has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="Handybook" />
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[http://www.polsci.wvu.edu/wv/Mingo/minghistory.html Mingo County, West Virginia History]
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1895'''--Mingo County was&nbsp;created 30 January 1895&nbsp;from [[Logan County, West Virginia|Logan]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Williamson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1895'''--Mingo County was&nbsp;created 30 January 1895&nbsp;from [[Logan County, West Virginia|Logan]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Williamson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
 
*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1895 &amp; burial records from 1959,&nbsp; Clerk of Court has divorce, probate and court records
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Mingo County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].
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See an interactive map of Mingo 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  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Wvmingo.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Wvmingo.jpg]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
'''Census'''
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[http://www.wvgenweb.org/mingo/mingocem.htm Mingo County, West Virginia Cemetery Records]<br>[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/westvirg/mingo.htm Tombstone Transcription Project Mingo County, West Virginia]<br>[http://www.politicalgraveyard.com/geo/WV/MI.html Mingo County, West Virginia Political Graveyard]<br>[http://usgwarchives.net/wv/wvphotos/mingo/hannahcem.htm Mingo County Tombstone Photos USGENWEB Archives Project]
  
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==== Census  ====
  
<br>Join us in indexing the [https://www.familysearch.org/1940census 1940 Census]
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{{WVcensus}}
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/wv/mingo/census/1900/ &nbsp;Mingo County, West Virginia Census 1900]  
  
 
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==== Church  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]
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[http://maps.google.com/maps?rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&oe=&safe=active&q=mingo+county,+west+virginia&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x884f7bf12ea0d6af:0xbe5ac883c876ef50,Mingo,+WV&gl=us&ei=AS2PT-eDLOrgiAKP_IiCAw&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=2&ved=0CEsQ8gEwAQ Mingo County, West Virginia Map]
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[http://www.trailsrus.com/westvirginia/mingo-a.html TrailsRus West Virginia Mingo County]
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[http://www.us-places.com/West-Virginia/maps/Mingo-County-map.htm Mingo County, West Virginia Map]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*West Virginia, Civil War {{RecordSearch|1932429|Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}}
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==== Naturalization  ====
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*West Virginia, {{RecordSearch|1909003|Naturalization Records, 1814-1991}}
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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West Virginia {{RecordSearch|1909099|Will Books}}
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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.
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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.
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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 1895-1926 - free.
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*[http://www.wvgenweb.org/mingo/mingomar.htm Mingo County, West Virginia Marriages]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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'''Mingo County Genealogical Society'''<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 2581<br>Williamson, WV 25661
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[http://librarycommission.lib.wv.us/html/libdirectory/county/mingo.html Mingo County Public Libraries]
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'''Family History Centers'''
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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The closest family history centers are the [[Huntington West Virginia Family History Center|Huntington Family History Center]] and the [[Charleston West Virginia Family History Center|Charleston Family History Center]].
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Mingo|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Mingo|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv CYNDI'S List West Virginia]
[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv CYNDI'S List West Virginia]
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*[http://www.virginiasurnames.com/logan_recreated/default.htm Logan County, Virginia Recreated 1824-1863 includes Mingo County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 16:03, 2 April 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Mingo County

Guide to Mingo County West Virginia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Mingo County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Mingo 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 1895
County Seat Williamson
Courthouse


County Courthouse

Mingo County Courthouse
P O Box 1197
Williamson, WV 25661-1197
304-235-0330

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1895 and burial records from 1959
  • Clerk of Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Mingo County, West Virginia History

Parent County

1895--Mingo County was created 30 January 1895 from Logan County.
County seat: Williamson [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Mingo County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Wvmingo.jpg

Cemeteries

Mingo County, West Virginia Cemetery Records
Tombstone Transcription Project Mingo County, West Virginia
Mingo County, West Virginia Political Graveyard
Mingo County Tombstone Photos USGENWEB Archives Project

Census

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


 Mingo County, West Virginia Census 1900

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Mingo County, West Virginia Map

TrailsRus West Virginia Mingo County

Mingo County, West Virginia Map

Military

Naturalization

Newspapers

Probate

West Virginia Will Books

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

. Includes marriages 1895-1926 - free.

Societies and Libraries

Mingo County Genealogical Society
P O Box 2581
Williamson, WV 25661

Mingo County Public Libraries


Family History Centers

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

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

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