PENDLETON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Post Office Box 293
Franklin, WV 26807
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RESOURCES


THE CHRONICLES OF THE SCOTCH-IRISH SETTLEMENT IN VIRGINIA: 1745 to 1800 - by Lyman Chalkley contains
abstracts of court records from Augusta County 1745-1800. All three volumes available to view online.


CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS & SAILORS DATABASE - searchable database containing information about the men who served
in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.


GOOGLE BOOKS - searchable database of digitized books available, some relevant to the genealogy researcher.


GOOGLE MAPS - enter a location, click "Satellite" for an aerial view and zoom.


GOOGLE TRANSLATE - translate historical German documents to English. Other languages available.


HACKER'S CREEK PIONEER DESCENDANTS - History and genealogy organization with a focus on the Central West Virginia area.
Many interesting links including The Central West Virginia Genealogy and History Library and Museum, Area deaths, Forums,
Genealogy links, Virtual Library, and many WV books and publications for sale.


HENING'S STATUES AT LARGE - Compilation of extant acts of the Virginia General Assembly (1619–1792).


A HISTORY OF PENDLETON COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA - by Oren F. Morton is an in depth history of the county and includes a section
devoted to family histories.


LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA ONLINE CATALOG - search books, journals, archives, manuscripts, original images of documents and indexes
for Pendleton County items prior to the formation of the state of WV.


PENDLETON COUNTY 1865 BIRTH & DEATH RECORDS - long lost birth & death register pages not found elsewhere, free to view.


PENDLETON COUNTY HISTORICAL DOCUMENT CDs - images of original documents on CD. 4 discs of marriage bonds,
and the Official Bond Book CD which features a large number of "paternity" bonds. Other future releases planned.


PENDLETON COUNTY GENWEB - features numerous links to sites of interest.


PENDLETON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOOKS FOR SALE - books available for sale from the Pendleton County
Historical Society (including the book by Morton).


THE PENDLETON PALS - a group of amateur genealogists who research their families of Sugar Grove, Pendleton Co., WV along with their
neighboring Highland Co., VA families. Individually, they have an extensive collection of old photos, memorabilia and family histories,
which they are continually updating. You can contact them on Facebook by requesting to join the group Pendleton Pals, or you
can e-mail Karen Hoover at soldbykwh@aol.com or Teresa Losh at unicornlosh@verizon.net.


PENDLETON COUNTY ROOTSWEB MESSAGE BOARD - forum for Pendleton County researchers to post questions which
other researchers may answer.


PENDLETON COUNTY ROOTSWEB MAILING LIST - subscribe to the Pendleton County mailing list or search the archives of discussions.


WEST VIRGINIA DIVISION OF CULTURE AND HISTORY - numerous resources, including images of original vital records from each county.


WEST VIRGINIA HISTORICAL TOPO MAPS - link for the Circleville Topo map but also listed on this page are links to maps for the adjacent areas.


WRITE YOUR NAME IN SUETTERLIN - assists with deciphering "the German handwriting" found in old church books or family documents.




Please note: we do not have a staff available to perform research or to respond to research queries.
If you have exhausted the resources posted here and desire research in Pendleton County or the
surrounding areas, we can explore the possibility of finding of a researcher who could assist you.


 
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