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Greenbrier County, WV
Family Ancestry and Research
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This WV Genealogy Trails website is hosted by Kim Torp.
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

Check your attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for this site!!!

We're looking for the "raw data" folks can use to build their family trees (rather than the actual trees themselves). This includes the transcribed data from the vital records, biographies from the county histories as well as the county history information itself, transcriptions of obituaries, burial data from cemetery trompings and/or readings, the data from military pensions and other service records; enumerations from census years, any newspaper gleanings for the family members including birth announcements, marriage announcements, death notices/obits and anything in between.

To help us get the data online quickly, it's very helpful to send the data transcribed (rather than sending in a graphic)


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We regret that we are unable to do
any personal research for you.
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The county was formed in 1778 from Botetourt and Montgomery counties in Virginia.

Cities and Towns

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Alderson -- Fairlea -- Falling Spring -- Lewisburg -- Neola -- Quinwood -- Rainelle
Ronceverte -- Rupert -- Sam Black Church -- Smoot -- White Sulphur Springs

Founded in 1782
Lewisburg is the County Seat

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Greenbrier County Data

Biographies

Births

Cemeteries

Census

Court Records

Church Records

Death Records

Family Bible Records

History

Land Records

Marriages

Military Records

Newspaper Data

Obituaries

Wills

Website Updates:

July 2018:  bio for BLACKBURN, Marriage notices for FOLLENSBEE-MANN, HANDLEY-ARBUCKLE, RUCKER-RIFFE, SPANGLER-PETERS.  Obit for WELLS

Mar 2018:  Marriage Licenses Issued:  BENNETT-BRYANT, JUDY-CRUIKSHANKS, FULLEN-SPARKS.  Civil War Prisoners from Battle at Lewisburg.  obit for TAYLOR.  Crime news for FISCHER, SOUDERS, ALLEN, GRIFFITH

Nov 2017: Marriage Notices: ARGABRITE - CANNON, BOYD - COLLISON, HOLLIDAY - MARTIN, SMITH - HAYES, THOMAS - ARMENTROUT.  Obits for: CAMPBELL, McMILLION, McCLUNG, Sick List: McMILLION, THRASHER, WHANGER, WILLIAMS.  Birth Notices: HOUCHINS, JUDY.  Gossip and Visiting News: BRYAN, BURNS, DENNIS, EGGLESTON, FORREN,  FRIERSON, GOODALL, JACKSON, SHEPPARD, GRAY, LANE, LANTZ, MARTIN, MCDOWELL, MOFLITT, MCCHESNEY, REED, SKAGGS, SYDENSTRICKER, WARREN

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Surrounding Counties

Webster County (north)

Pocahontas Co (northeast)

Bath County, VA (east)

Alleghany Co, VA (southeast)

Monroe County (south)

Summers County (southwest)

Fayette County (west)

Nicholas County (northwest)


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