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Revision as of 22:11, 7 November 2009

A variety of genealogical material has been published in periodicals. An index to several significant periodicals and other published sources is:

Swem, Earl Gregg. Virginia Historical Index: in two volumes. 1934-36, Reprint. Gloucester, Massachusetts: Peter Smith, 1965. (Family History Library book 977.5 H22s; fiche 6046961; 1965 reprint on films 485948-49.)

A list of helpful periodicals that include pre-1863 West Virginia is included under Virginia Periodicals. Other major genealogical periodicals helpful for West Virginia are:

The Journal of the Kanawha Valley Genealogical Society. 1977-. Published by the Kanawha Valley Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 8555, South Charleston, West Virginia 25303-8555. (Family History Library book 975.43 D25j.)

Tri-County Researcher. 1976-. Published by Linda Goddard Stout, P.O. Box 196, Proctor, West Virginia 26055-0196, Telephone: 304-455-3203. (Family History Library book 975.41 B2t; Volumes 1-11 and 13 on fiche 6048907-18.) Covers Marshall, Tyler, and Wetzel Counties.

Doman, John Frederick. The Virginia Genealogist. 1957-. Published by John Frederick Dorman, P.O. Box 4883, Washington, DC 20008. (Family History Library book 975.5 B2vg; Volumes 1-12, 21-35 on films 844855 item 2-4, and 844856-7.) There are cumulative indexes for volumes 1-35.

West Augusta Historical and Genealogical Society Newsletter. 1944-. Published by the West Augusta Historical and Genealogical Society, 2515 10th Avenue, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101-5829. (Family History Library book 975.422 D25t.)

West Virginia History: A Quarterly Magazine. 1939-. Published by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Cultural Center, Capitol Complex, Charleston, West Virginia, 25305-0300. (Family History Library book 975.4 B2wh.)

Web Sites

http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwehave/news/index.htm

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