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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Wetzel_County,_West_Virginia|Wetzel County]]''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Wetzel County
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| state = West Virginia
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| founded year = 1846
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| seat wl = Martinsville
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.wetzelcounty.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx Wetzel County Courthouse]<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 156<br>New Martinsville, WV 26155-0156<br>Phone: 304-455-8224
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*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, and burial
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*Probate, land and military records from 1846
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*Clerk of Circuit Court has divorce and naturalization<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wetzel County, West Virginia. Page 746 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1846'''--Wetzel County was created 10 January 1846&nbsp;from [[Tyler County, West Virginia|Tyler ]]County.<br>'''County seat:''' Martinsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Wetzel County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Doddridge County, West Virginia|Doddridge]]
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*[[Greene County, Pennsylvania|Greene County, Pennsylvania]]
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*[[Harrison County, West Virginia|Harrison]]
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*[[Marion County, West Virginia|Marion]]
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*[[Marshall County, West Virginia|Marshall&nbsp;]]
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*[[Monongalia County, West Virginia|Monongalia]]
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*[[Monroe County, Ohio|Monroe County, Ohio]]
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*[[Tyler County, West Virginia|Tyler]]<br>
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{WVcensus}}
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==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Hundred
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*New Martinsville
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== 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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==== <br>'''Military'''  ====
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<br>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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[Https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri.3Dhttp:.2F.2Fwww.familysearch.org.2Fsearchapi.2Fsearch.2Fcollection.2F1909003 NATURALIZATION]
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Newspapers
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==== Probate  ====
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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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{{WVvital}}
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1854-1863''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4498 Virginia Marriages 1854-1863] (Ancestry) ($).
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*&nbsp; [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[New Martinsville West Virginia Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Wetzel|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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Learning How to [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:Contributor_Help Edit our Wiki Sites<br>]
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== References  ==
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<references /> {{West Virginia|West Virginia}}
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[[Category:Wetzel_County,_West_Virginia]]

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Wetzel County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Wetzel 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 1846
County Seat Martinsville
Courthouse


County Courthouse

Wetzel County Courthouse
P O Box 156
New Martinsville, WV 26155-0156
Phone: 304-455-8224

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, and burial
  • Probate, land and military records from 1846
  • Clerk of Circuit Court has divorce and naturalization[1]

History

Parent County

1846--Wetzel County was created 10 January 1846 from Tyler County.
County seat: Martinsville [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Wetzel County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hundred
  • New Martinsville

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia


Military


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


NATURALIZATION


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.


Marriage

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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.


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wetzel County, West Virginia. Page 746 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).