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State of   WEST VIRGINIA -   (The Mountain State)
      The 43rd U.S. State to join the Union:   03-July-1890
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Assorted Groups  (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
    African American Griots - West African Griots are historians, storytellers, traditional
         praise singers and musicians. Their roles are hereditary and their surnames identify
         them as Griots.
    Palatines to America - Historical markers on roads leading into the state say that
         West Virginia was settled by Germans.

Note:  These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.


Civil War Rosters - West Virginia Links
Civil War Sites - The Civil War Pages of Linda Fluharty

French Creek - Pioneer Descendants


Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
  Please click here - (Counties we have listed),   (To list a local society, please contact us.)

Maps of West Virginia Counties & other sites
Maps of West Virginia - State map, including Counties

Panhandle Counties - Brooke, Hancock, Ohio and Marshall

State of West Virginia - West Virginia Links (Distant Cousin).
  • State of West Virginia
  • State Capital City Charleston   (Capital since 1855 - located in   Kanawha County)

    The State name:  Until 1861 West Virginia was part of Virginia. Virginia was named to honor Queen Elizabeth of England often referred to as the "Virgin Queen."
    American History and Genealogy Proj.
    American Local History Network
    Colonial Currency
    Cemetery Listings
    County maps of West Virginia
    Daughters of the American Revolution
    General History
    Migration Patterns
    State Archives (Govt.)
    State Archives (USGenWeb.)
    State Genealogy Forum
    State Genealogical Society
    State Historical Society
    State USGenWeb Site
    Symbols (Flag, Seal, etc.)
    Timeline (Historic)

    U.S.A. - General Information links page
    U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories

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    Vital Records:
    West Virginia - Division of Culture and History (search vital records).
    West Virginia - Family Group Sheet Project
    West Virginia - State Genealogy Resources (

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