More Links to help you in your research
S-K Publications now has the 1820 and 1840 Lewis County Census indexes on-line --
West Virginia Family Group Sheet Project
Lewis County Document submitted on Alfred Beauchamp vs. Schoonover's Admr. 1837
The West Virginia Division of Culture and History site http://www.wvculture.org/history/archivesindex.aspx
is placing Birth, Death, and Marriage certificates on-line. Users can search the records and view scanned images of the original records. Can also print
out actual death certificates from the site.
Regional History Collection at WVU "History OnView" and more
Lewis County, West Virginia
Surname to Soundex Code
New Surname List created by Donna Trewitt
American Historical Society of Germans from Russia http://www.ahsgr.org/
which recently announced the beginning of a project to place approximately 200,000 obituaries from on 5 X 8 cards that have been collected by volunteers for about 25 years on line. Currently about 2600 are live.
A search engine to the index of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, commonly known as the O.R. Cornell University put this entire 130 volume set on line back in the summer. The current index has approx. 370,000 entries and indexes down to the volume level, but not the page. You will still need to browse through the index to the individual volumes to find a particular page number, but the search engine as it stands makes the whole set much easier to use.
The Index is on line at
This is courtesy of former National Coordinator John Rigdon.
How to obtain Birth and Death Records for West Virginia
AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR - Key Events (chart) http://home.earthlink.net/~gfeldmeth/chart.rev.html
EXCELLENT HISTORY SITE: http://www.ushistory.org/
SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION http://www.sar.org/
AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR HOME PAGE http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/bcortez/revwar/RevWeb.html
WAR SOLDIERS & DESCENDANTS http://www.rootsweb.com/~ars/index.htm
(A surname list of soldiers, with e-mail addresses to contact the researchers.)
DRUMS ALONG THE MOHAWK http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Delphi/4171/
(The story of the American Revolution on the New York Frontier.)
HESSIAN SOLDIERS INTERNET LISTING http://members.tripod.com/~Silvie/Hessian.html
(German troops serving the British in the American Revolution. Many were captured or deserted and remained in America.)
CYNDI'S LIST - LOYALISTS http://www.CyndisList.com/loyalist.htm
THE REVOLUTION'S BLACK SOLDIERS http://americanrevolution.org/
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History Buff's Presidential Library http://www.historybuff.com/presidents/index.html
Facts about U.S. Presidents, First Ladies and Vice Presidents.
The National Society of the WASHINGTON Family Descendants
(Members are descendants of any of the ancestors of George Washington who lived in Colonial America between 1607 and 1732.)
Presidential Ancestral Charts http://www.megabits.net/~lthurman/prsdnt/prsdnt.html
For Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Pierce, Lincoln, Harrison, Bush.
Revolutionary War Units
Civil War Links
Camp Chase, Ohio Lewis County residents released
Maps for the Northeastern States
Maps for the SouthEastern States
Maps for Virginia
Cornell University has the complete set of the War of the Rebellion books on line that can be searched - full indexes, etc. etc.
You can actually search these volumes and print pages of interest - http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/moa/moa_browse.html
You will have to hit the link city-gallery.com to enter site