African Ancestry in West Virginia
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  • HISTORY & BACKGROUND

    West Virginia was formed from Virginia, and to find a breakdown of counties, date formed, parent county and county seats see this link: http://www.rootsweb.com/-wvgenweb/

    To find a list of Cities check this link: http://wvweb.com/index.html



    STATE & LOCAL RESOURCES

    Libraries:   http://129.71.160.3/vtls40/english/alphcode.html
    Newspapers:   http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/wvcollection/newspapers.htm
    Historical Societies:   http://www.wvculture.org/history/guide2.html
    Vital Records
    Events Calendar

    Spotlighted Site      LOST VOICES      http://www.marshall.edu/orahist/index.html
     



    QUERIES, SURNAMES & LOOKUPS

    Query Board Link:   http://www.afrigeneas.com/states/wv/

    Working on a list for names, addresses or email addresses of volunteers willing to do research and/or lookups for the state of West Virginia.
     

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