Welcome to Ritchie County WV
History and Genealogy
Genealogy Trails History Group
Volunteers Dedicated to Free
COUNTY IS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!!
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
If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic webpage-making
skills, consider joining us!
Get the details on our Volunteer
[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage
If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways.
More information can be found on the Volunteer
Check your attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for our sites!!!
We would very much like
to make you part of this project.
If you have information that you'd like to share about any town,
family, county or subject,
it to Us and we'll make sure it gets posted to this site.
Types of Data We're Looking to Post
Send transcribed biographies, obituaries, vital records, census
records, newspaper gleanings,
military records, or if you have walked cemeteries and have transcribed
those names and dates,
and any other type of data (other than gedcoms and trees) you think would be helpful to researchers.
This County currently does not have a host.
This means that there is no one available to help answer your questions
about this county's history
WE REGRET THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO DO PERSONAL RESEARCH
The county was created in 1843 by
the Virginia General Assembly and named for Richmond newspaper publisher
Its county seat is Harrisville.
Auburn * Cairo * Ellenboro * Harrisville * Pullman *
Berea * Brohard * Burnt House * Fonzo * Macfarlan * Petroleum * Smithville
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