Welcome to

Wood County West Virginia

Genealogy Trails

Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy

This Site is Available for Adoption



Our goal at Genealogy Trails 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. We welcome your feedback, comments, and data contributions.



WANT TO HELP? 

If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic web-authoring skills, consider joining us!
Get the details on our Volunteer Page.
[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage is required.]

If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways.
More information can be found on the Volunteer Page.



We regret that we are unable to perform personal research for folks.
All data we come across will be added to this site.
We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again to view the updates we make.


Wood County Data

Biographies

Birth Records

Cemeteries

Census

County History

Death Records

Family History

County Records

Military Records

Marriage Records

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries & Death Notices

Recent Updates
July 2018
Marriage Notice: Gillispie-Harris
Crime News: George Johns and John P. Willis Killed by Samuel Hare
Death Notice: Rev. L.L. Stewart
Misc News: Miss Haines Attempted Suicide, J. H. Reed Disappearance
Bio: Maggie Pogue Johnson

Wood County was formed in 1798 from the western part of Harrison County and it was named for James Wood, governor of Virginia from 1796 to 1799
Its county seat is Parkersburg



WOOD COUNTY COURTHOUSE

Cities and Towns
North Hills * Parkersburg * Vienna * Williamstown

Unincorporated Communities
Belleville * Blennerhassett * Boaz * Bonnivale
Cedar Grove * Central * Dallison * Davisville
Deerwalk * Fort Neal * Kanawha * Lubeck
Mineralwells * New England * Pettyville * Rockport
Slate * Volcano * Walker * Washington * Waverly




SEARCH OUR SITES

SUBMIT YOUR DATA

 Join our Genealogy Trails "Northeastern" States Mailing List

to get email notices when our county sites are updated.

For those researching in the States of :
Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia



SURROUNDING COUNTIES

Pleasants County
(northeast)

Washington County, Ohio
(north)

Ritchie County
(east)

Jackson County
(south)

Wirt County
(southeast)

Meigs County, Ohio
(southwest)

Athens County, Ohio
(west)
 

Genealogy Trails National Site


Copyright © Genealogy Trails

All data on this website is Copyright by Genealogy Trails with full rights reserved for original submitters.