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{{West Virginia-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp;&gt; Wetzel County'' <br>
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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]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Wetzel County West Virginia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
Wetzel County
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P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 156
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| state = West Virginia
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New Martinsville, WV 26155-0156
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
304-455-8224
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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  
  
*County Clerk has birth, marriage, Death burial
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*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, and burial  
*Probate, land &amp; military recrod from1846
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*Probate, land and military records from 1846
*Clerk of Circuit Courthas divorce &amp; naturalization
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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  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1846'''--Wetzel County was created 10 January 1846&nbsp;from [[Tyler County, West Virginia|Tyler ]]County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Martinsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Wetzel County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].
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See an interactive map of Wetzel County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Wvwetzel.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Wvwetzel.jpg]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== '''Census''' ====
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==== Census ====
  
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Church  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]
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[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia]  
  
 
==== <br>'''Military'''  ====
 
==== <br>'''Military'''  ====
  
<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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<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]  
 
 
 
 
  
[[ https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003|NATURALIZATION]]
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Newspapers  
 
Newspapers  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]
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West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099 Will Books]  
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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*{{WVvital}}. Includes marriages 1854-1970 - free.
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*'''1854-1863''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4498 Virginia Marriages 1854-1863] (Ancestry) ($).
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[New Martinsville West Virginia Family History Center]]
 
*[[New Martinsville West Virginia Family History Center]]
  
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*{{FHL|West+Virginia%2C+Wetzel|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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Guide to Wetzel County West Virginia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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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

Wvwetzel.jpg

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

. Includes marriages 1854-1970 - free.

Marriage

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

Learning How to Edit our Wiki Sites

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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).

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