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When was Upshur County, WV Created?
Upshur County was established on March 26, 1851 from parts of Barbour County, Lewis County and Randolph County. The county was named in honor of Abel Parker Upshur (1790-1843), U.S. Secretary of the Navy and U.S. Secretary of State.
What cities and towns are in Upshur County, WV?
Cities and towns located in the County include Adrian, Alexander, Buckhannon, Century, Cleveland, Frenchton, Kanawha Head, Lorentz, Rock Cave, Selbyville, Tallmansville, Tennerton
Where can find Upshur County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Upshur County vital records can be found at the West Virginia Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth and death records from January 1917 to present; marriage records from 1921 to present and divorce records from 1968 to present. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in West Virginia for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Upshur County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for West Virginia Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
What Upshur County, WV census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Upshur County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Upshur Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Upshur Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Upshur Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890. One can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also West Virginia Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Upshur County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Upshur County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. Until 1863 West Virginia was part of Virginia, See Virginia for Info and links for years prior to 1863. See Also West Virginia Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Upshur County, WV?
A list of Upshur County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide West Virginia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Upshur County, WV Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Upshur County, WV?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Upshur County. Each of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is basically a list which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.