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Brooke County was created in 1797 from part of Ohio County and named in honor of Robert Brooke, Governor of Virginia from 1794 to 1796.
Part of the "Northern Panhandle" along with Hancock, Ohio and Marshall counties, its county seat is Wellsburg.

Incorporated Communities
Village of Beech Bottom -- Town of Bethany -- City of Follansbee
City of Weirton (part) -- City of Wellsburg -- Village of Windsor Heights



 

Brooke County Data

BIOGRAPHIES

BIRTH RECORDS

CEMETERIES

CENSUS RECORDS

COUNTY RECORDS

DEATH RECORDS

HISTORY

MARRIAGES

MILITARY DATA

NEWSPAPER GLEANINGS

OBITUARIES

WILLS

Website Updates:
Sep 2013:  bios for DELILLE, PARK, BROTHERS

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