Putnam County, West Virginia Genealogy

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

County Courthouse

History

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The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790).[1]

Parent County

1848--Putnam County was created 11 March 1848 from Kanawha, Mason and Cabell Counties.  County seat: Winfield [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Putnam County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. "Putnam County, West Virginia," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).