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Mason County, WV, Reference Materials

This is a collection of reference materials on Mason County, WV, which may be useful to the Meigs County researcher. After each entry is a list of some institutions that have the item in their catalog. A list of institution abbreviations is at the end of the page. Additions and corrections to this list are welcome.

CEMETERY RECORDS
CENSUS
CHURCH RECORDS
COURT RECORDS
GENEALOGIES
HISTORIES
MAPS
MILITARY RECORDS
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
NEWSPAPERS
VITAL RECORDS
INSTITUTIONAL ABBREVIATIONS

CEMETERY RECORDS

Gates, Elaine. / Kanawha Valley cemeteries / The Society, South Charleston, W.Va. : 1981. v. ; 28 cm. / v.1. Some Kanawha County cemeteries / E. Gates -- v.2: some cemetries [sic] from counties of Fayette, Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason, Putnam. Includes index. ACPL

Machir, Violette S. / Mason County, W.Va. cemetery inscriptions / Pomeroy, OH : Meigs County Pioneer and Historical Society, 1989. / 5 v. ; 22-28 cm. Vol. 3 compiled by Juanita K. Burdette. Vol. 5 compiled by Janet Gibbs Reed and Violette S. Machir. Vols. 1-5 Reprints. Originally published: Quality Print Shop, 1972. Errata slips inserted in v. 1 and v. 5. v. 1. Graham, Waggener, Robinson, and Lewis districts -- v. 2. Arbuckle, Clendenin, Hannan districts -- v. 3. Union, Cologne, Cooper districts -- v. 4. Kirkland, Suncrest, Lone Oak Addition, and Lone Oak -- v. 5. [without special title] ACPL SLO


CENSUS

Slaughter, Raymond D. / 1840 census, Mason County, Virginia / Columbus, Ohio : Slaughter, [19--] / iv, 25 leaves ; 30 cm. / Cover title. Includes index. SLO

Slaughter, Raymond D. / 1850 census, Mason County, Virginia / Columbus : Slaughter, [19--] / x, 142 leaves ; 30 cm. SLO

Slaughter, Raymond D. / Index, 1860 census of Mason County, West Virginia / Columbus, Ohio : The Author, [1985?] / 11 leaves ; 29 cm. / Caption title. Typescript. Cover title: Index, 1860 census, Mason County, Virginia. SLO

Slaughter, Raymond D. / Index, 1900 census of Mason County, West Virginia / Columbus, Ohio : R.D. Slaughter, [1982?] / 22 leaves ; 29 cm. Caption title. Cover title: Index, 1900 census, Mason County, West Virginia. OSU SLO


CHURCH RECORDS
COURT RECORDS
GENEALOGIES
HISTORIES

Mason County History Book Committee. / History of Mason County, West Virginia 1987 / Salem, W.V. : Walsworth, c1987. / iv, 492 p. : ill., ports. ; 32 cm. ACPL OU SLO


MAPS
MILITARY RECORDS
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
NEWSPAPERS
VITAL RECORDS

Eldridge, Carrie. / Marriages 1806-1850, Mason County, VA-WV / C. Eldridge, Chesapeake, Ohio : 1988? 49 p. : map ; 28 cm. ACPL

Machir, Violette S. / Death records for Mason County, West Virginia (years 1853-1865) / Point Pleasant, W. Va. : Machir, 1974. / 73 leaves in various foliations ; 32 cm. SLO

Machir, Violette S. / Marriage records for Mason County, West Virginia, June 29, 1850 to November, 1866 / Pt. Pleasant, W. Va. : Machir, [1975?] / 83 leaves in various pagings ; 28 cm. Cover title. Includes indexes. Spine title: Mason County, W. Va. marriages. SLO

Machir, Violette S. / Marriage records Mason County, W. Va. / [S.l. : s.n., 1991?] / 6 v. in 1 ; 29 cm. / bk. 1. 1806-1850 -- bk. 2. 1850-1861 -- bk. 3. 1861-1865 -- bk. 4. 1865-1866 -- bk. 5. 1866-1868 -- bk. 6. 1868-1870. Includes indexes. SLO

Machir, Violette S. / Mason Co., W. Va., marriage licenses, Nov. 19, 1866-Nov. 11, 1868 / Pt. Pleasant, W. Va. ; 1975. / [56] leaves ; 30 cm. Indexed by Juanita K. Burdette. SLO

Machir, Violette S. / Mason County, West Virginia deaths / [Point Pleasant, W. Va. : V.S. Machir, 1984-1985] / 2 v. ; 29 cm. ./ Spine title: Mason Co., West Virginia deaths. Records copied in 1974, indexed 1984-1985. Includes indexes. [Vol. 1]. Deaths in bk. 1, Dist. 1, 1853-1879 ; Mason Co. deaths, Dist. 2, bk. 1, 1853-1879 -- [v. 2]. Mason County death book, 1880-1903, Dist. 1 ; Mason County deaths Dist. 2, 1880-1903. Photocopy. [Columbus, Ohio : State Library of Ohio, 1991] SLO


INSTITUTIONAL ABBREVIATIONS
ACPL   Allen County (Indiana) Public Library
AKR    University of Akron
BGU    Bowling Green University
CIN    Cincinnati Public Library
CLV    Cleveland Public Library
CRL    Center for Research Libraries, Chicago, IL
CWRU   Case Western Reserve University
HOCK   Hocking College
HOU    Houston (Texas) Public Library
KSU    Kent State University
LC     Library of Congress
LDS    LDS Family History Library
MIA    Miami University of Ohio
OBR    Oberlin College
OHS    Ohio Historical Society
OSU    Ohio State University
OU     Ohio University
SLO    State Library of Ohio
SUT    California State Library, Sutro
UCB    University of California, Berkeley
UCD    University of California, Davis
UCSB   University of California, Santa Barbara
WM     College of William and Mary
WSU    Wright State University
YSU    Youngstown State University