West Virginia Cemeteries

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  • The West Virginia Historical Records Survey compiled the Cemetery Readings in West Virginia in 1939 and 1940. FHL films 250207–10 This is a large collection of cemetery descriptions, locations, and tombstone inscriptions. These records are described in the Family History Library Catalog under each county. The original documents are at the <a href="http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/">West Virginia University Library.</a>
  • The Family History Library has an extensive collection of cemetery records for West Virginia. The records are found in the <a href="Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog">FamilySearch Catalog</a> under the following localities and can be ordered at thousands of <a href="Introduction to LDS Family History Centers">Family History Centers</a> worldwide.:
  • An important collection of cemetery readings made in the 1920s for Harrison County and some adjacent localities is also at the Family History Library FHL films 163926–31 The original records are part of the W. Guy Tetrick collection. Microfilm of them is also available in Clarksburg, Harrison County, WV at the home of the Harrison County Genealogical Society in Waldomore mansion next to the Public Library, on the corner of West Pike Street and North 4th Street.
  • The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection (described in <a href="West Virginia Genealogy">West Virginia Genealogy</a>) also contains numerous cemetery records.

Web Sites

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