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== County Courthouse  ==
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| state = West Virginia
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[[Image:Upshur County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|right|299x419px]]&nbsp;Upshur County  
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nsbp; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Images:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Upshur County, West Virginia|Upshur County]]''
  
40 West Main Street #101
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
Buckhannon, WV 26201 304-472-1068
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304-472-1068  
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'''Upshur County'''<br>40 West Main Street #101<br>Buckhannon, WV 26201 304-472-1068<br>304-472-1068  
  
 
*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death &amp; land records from 1853  
 
*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death &amp; land records from 1853  
*Clerk Circuit Court has divorce Probate County Records
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*Clerk Circuit Court has divorce Probate County Records<ref name="Handybook"/>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*[[Randolph County, West Virginia|Randolph]]  
 
*[[Randolph County, West Virginia|Randolph]]  
 
*[[Webster County, West Virginia|Webster]]
 
*[[Webster County, West Virginia|Webster]]
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==== '''Census'''  ====
 
==== '''Census'''  ====
  
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==== Church  ====
 
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West Virginia, Civil War [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429 Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]  
 
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==== '''Naturalization'''  ====
 
==== '''Naturalization'''  ====
  
West Virgina, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003 Naturalization Records, 1814-1991]<br>
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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
 
West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*'''Upshur County Historical Society<br>Box 753<br>Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201<br>
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*'''Upshur County Historical Society<br>Box 753<br>Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201<br>'''
  
*'''Methodist Historical Society
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*'''Methodist Historical Society'''
  
West&nbsp; Virginia Wesleyan College
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West&nbsp; Virginia Wesleyan College  
  
Annie M Pfeiffer Library
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Annie M Pfeiffer Library  
  
College Avenue
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College Avenue  
  
Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-
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Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-  
  
304-473-8059
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304-473-8059  
  
 
<br>'''Upshur Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"  
 
<br>'''Upshur Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"  
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Contribute Information on Historians and Genealogist  
 
Contribute Information on Historians and Genealogist  
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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Revision as of 20:45, 9 March 2012

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Upshur County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Upshur 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 1851
County Seat Buckhannon
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png&nsbp; West Virginia  Images:Gotoarrow.png  Upshur County

County Courthouse

Upshur County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

Upshur County
40 West Main Street #101
Buckhannon, WV 26201 304-472-1068
304-472-1068

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death & land records from 1853
  • Clerk Circuit Court has divorce Probate County Records[1]

History

Parent County

1851--Upshur County was created 26 March 1851 from Randolph, Barbour and Lewis Counties.  County seat: Buckhannon [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Upshur County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

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Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

 


Join us inindexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

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


Naturalization

West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

Probate

West Virginia Will Books



Taxation

Vital Records

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


Societies and Libraries

  • Upshur County Historical Society
    Box 753
    Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201
  • Methodist Historical Society

West  Virginia Wesleyan College

Annie M Pfeiffer Library

College Avenue

Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-

304-473-8059


Upshur Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"

Contribute Information on Historians and Genealogist

Family History Centers

http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv

 Learning How to Edit our Wiki Sites

Hands on keyboard.png Genealogy courses: Learn how to research from an expert in Fun Five Minute Genealogy Videos.


Web Sites

References

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