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Jefferson County Books and References 

A Collection of Titles that may assist in "tracking down that elusive someone." This list is by no means exhaustive, just a starting place. GOOD LUCK. Suggested additional titles very welcome.


 

A history of Jefferson County, West Virginia, Millard Kessler Bushong.; Charles Town, W. Va., Jefferson Publishing Company, 1941.[F247 J4 B8]

Historic Jefferson County; Bushong, Millard Kessler; Boyce, Va., Carr Pub. Co., 1972. [F247 J4 B79]

1810 Jefferson County, Virginia census [copied by Mrs. Owen A. Crickard]; Beverly, W. Va. : Crickard, 1969?] F247 J4 U5

Shenandoah valley pioneers and their descendants. A history of Frederick County, Virginia (illustrated) from its formation in 1738 to 1908. Comp. mainly from original records of old Frederick County, now Hampshire, Berkeley; Cartmell, T. K.; Winchester, Va., Eddy press corporation, c1909] F232 S5 C3

Shenandoah valley pioneers and their descendants a history of Frederick County, Virginia (illustrated) from its formation in 1738 to 1908 / compiled mainly from original records of old Frederick County, now Hampshire, Berkeley; Cartmell, T. K.; Eddy Press, Winchester, Va. : Microfiche 32 LH 221

Historic Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia, gateway of the Shenandoah; Charlotte Judd Fairbairn; illustrated by William D. Eubank; Ranson, W. Va., Whitney & White; [1951] F249 H2 F16

A list of lands and lots returned as delinquent ... : [for non-payment of taxes due for the year 1820, and prior thereto, and which are redeemable on or before the 1st day of January, 1832, made out in conformity to ......... ; Richmond : Auditor's Office, 1831- 1832 HJ3353.4 A3

The Washington homes of Jefferson County, West Virginia; Charlotte Judd Fairbairn; illustrated by William D. Eubank; Ranson, W. Va., Whitney & White [1951] F247 J4 F16

The Cossack celebration, at Shepherd's Town, Jefferson County, Virginia, July 18th, 1814. First published in the newspaper called the Farmers repository; Second edition, revised and enlarged, with notes; Harrisburg, October 1814. E364 C8

Magazine of the Jefferson County Historical Society; Jefferson County Historical Society, Shepherdstown, W. Va.; F247 J4 J4

Shenandoah country.; Country Books, c1976.; Middleburg, Va. : F232 S5 S47

Military operations in Jefferson County, Virginia (and West Va.) 1861-1865. Pub. by authority of Jefferson County Camp, U. C. V.; Shepherdstown, W. Va., S. M. Hendricks [1930?] E470.3 M64

Historical places at the gateways of the Shenandoah Valley in Jefferson County, West Virginia.; Thruston, Mynna; Winchester, Va., Press F247 J4 T5

Prominent men of Shepherdstown during its first 200 years [1762-1962].; Kenamond, Alva Dayne; Jefferson County Historical Society, F249 S5 K3

History of the Lower Shenandoah Valley counties of Frederick, Berkeley, Jefferson and Clarke their early settlement and progress to the present time; geological features; a description of their historic ... localities; A. Warner, 1890. Chicago, Ill.; Microfiche 32 LH 222

Early days in Jefferson County; Elisha W. Keyes. F576 W81 v.11

Calendar and index to recorded survey plats in Jefferson County, West Virginia (Virginia) Courthouse, 1801-1901; Michael D. Thompson ; foreword by John E. Stealey, III.; Jefferson County Historical Society, F247 J4 T47

Shepherdstown "Register" Publ. 1849-1955

Wills of Jefferson County, West Virginia and other estate documents : an index, 1801-1899; Dale Walton Morrow and Deborah Jensen Morrow, 1992; Family Line Pub., Westminster, Md. F247 J4 M674

Burials in Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1978-1997 : supplemental to Tombstone inscriptions to 1980 / compiled by Hugh E. Voress; Jefferson County Historical Society, 1998. F247 J4 B87

A Guide to Episcopal Church Records in Virginia; Axelson, Edith F.; Iberian Publishing Co., Athens, GA: 1888.

Parish Lines, Diocese of Virginia; Cocke, Charles Francis.; Virginia State Library, Richmond: 1967.

North Fork Primitive; Baptist; North Fork; 1784 ->; Originals 1784-1970 at BHS; transcription 1784-1930 at Balch; pre-1800 in print.

Shelburne Parish; Anglican; Above Goose Creek; 1770 ->; Cocke, Charles F. Parish Lines, Diocese of Virginia, 1967; Originals & microfilm of vestry minutes 1771-1805 at L of VA, microfilm at Balch, pre-1800 in print.

Chancery orders, 1831-1928 West Virginia. Circuit Court (Jefferson County)

County collections : Jefferson County, College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, Virginia). Earl Gregg Swem Library

Court records, 1802-1901 West Virginia. County Court (Jefferson County)

Deed books, 1793-1826 Virginia. Superior Court of Law (Frederick County)

Deeds, 1801-1901; deed index, 1801-1968 Jefferson County (West Virginia). County Clerk

Land book, 1802-1900 Jefferson County (West Virginia). County Clerk

Land grants, 1771-1862 Virginia. Governor

Minute book, Jefferson County Court : 1801-1807 West Virginia. County Court (Jefferson County)

Order book, 1804-1812 Virginia. District Court (Winchester District : 1789-1808)

Order book, 1789-1790 Virginia. District Court (Winchester District : 1789-1808)

Order books, 1789-1829 Virginia. District Court (Winchester District : 1789-1808)

Order book, 1804-1812 Virginia. District Court (Winchester District : 1789-1808)

Order books, 1813-1872 West Virginia. County Court (Jefferson County)

Personal property tax lists, 1802-1850 Virginia. Commissioner of the Revenue (Jefferson County)

Personal property tax lists, 1783-1853 Virginia. Commissioner of the Revenue (Berkeley County)

West Virginia, Jefferson - Land and property - Indexes

Index cards to Jefferson County court records, Jefferson County, West Virginia : 1793-1913

West Virginia, Jefferson - Guardianship - Indexes

Chancery order books, 1812-1902 Virginia. Circuit Court (Frederick County)

Order book (records of appeal), 1804-1811 Virginia. Superior Court of Law (Frederick County)

Order books, 1813-1872 West Virginia. County Court (Jefferson County)

Record books, minutes, 1801-1898 West Virginia. County Court (Jefferson County)

Justice dockett West Virginia. County Court (Berkeley County)

Law orders, 1809-1847 West Virginia. Circuit Court (Berkeley County)

Minute book no. 1, Berkeley County West Virginia. County Court (Berkeley County)

Minutes, 1772-1926 West Virginia. County Court (Berkeley County)

Old chancery causes, 1803-1867 West Virginia. Circuit Court (Berkeley County)

Order book no. 1, Berkeley County : 1772-1773 Historical Records Survey (West Virginia)

Order books, 1772-1927 West Virginia. County Court (Berkeley County)

Reverse index to old chancery causes West Virginia. Circuit Court (Berkeley County)

Deed books, 1809-1830 West Virginia. Circuit Court (Berkeley County)

Deeds, 1772-1926 Berkeley County (West Virginia). Clerk of the County Court

Land book, 1782-1907 Berkeley County (West Virginia). County Assessor

Land causes : 1816-1860 West Virginia. County Court (Berkeley County)

Land entry books, v. 1-2, 1798-1860 Berkeley County (West Virginia). Clerk of the County Court

Land owners, Berkeley County : 1784-1799 Historical Records Survey (West Virginia)

Land records, 1785-1860 Berkeley County (West Virginia). Clerk of the County Court

Order books, 1772-1927 West Virginia. County Court (Berkeley County)

Re-recorded deeds Berkeley County (West Virginia). Clerk of the County Court

Surveyor's book, v. 1-2, 1787-1860 Berkeley County (West Virginia). County Surveyor

Surveyor's records, 1800-1900 Berkeley County (West Virginia). County Surveyor

Unrecorded deeds, 1771-1881 Berkeley County (West Virginia). Clerk of the County Court

Order books, 1772-1927 West Virginia. County Court (Berkeley County)

Orphan's bonds : 1776-1847 West Virginia. County Court (Berkeley County)

Inventory of the county archives of West Virginia, no. 02, Berkeley County (Martinsburg) Historical Records Survey (West Virginia)


 

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