US TERRITORY OR
1607 (as part of Virginia)
AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
1624–25, 1782, 1783, 1784, 1785, 1786 (1700s censuses are partial; as part of Virginia)
FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS
1810 (partial; as part of Virginia)
BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS
West Virginia Department of Health
Health Statistics Center
350 Capitol St.
Charleston, WV 25301
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Q. How can I find birth records in West Virginia before 1850? A. Virginia, of which West Virginia was then a part, first mandated birth and ...
West Virginia Records Details and Resources
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West Virginia History and Research Overview
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