Microfilm Available via Interlibrary
Loan From West Virginia University
To order a complete inventory of
all microfilm available for West Virginia counties, write to:
West Virginia and Regional History Collection
Morgantown, WV 26506
Reel 139 - City Recorder-Inventory
of Records; Mayor-Inventory of Records; Order Book 1799; List of Sales
1804-1885; Reports to County Court of Accounts 1861-1864; Index of Wills,
Inventories, Sale Bills, etc; Births 1853-1855; Marriage Bonds 1799-1850.
Reel 140 - Marriages 1799-1892;
Deaths 1853-1860; Church Memberships 1840's-1890's; Burials 1830's, 1840's;
List of Wills-Inventories 1799-1899; List of Inventories, Appraisal, Bill
of Sale 1805-1831; Wills, Abstracts 1799-1823.
Reel 141 - Appraisals 1805-1822;
Reel 142 - Appraisals 1823-1828
Reel 143 - Appraisals 1829-1852
Reel 144 - Bills of Sale
1853; Appraisals 1853
Reel 145 - Appraisals 1853-1855;
Settlements of Estates 1853-1855; Bills of Sale 1853-1855
Reel 146 - Settlements
of Estates 1855-1857; Appraisals 1855-1857.
Reel 147 - Appraisals 1858-1861;
Settlements 1858-1861; Bills of Sale 1858-1861
Reel 148 - Settlements
of Estates 1861; Appraisals 1861; Bills of Sale 1861
Reel 149 - Appraisals 1814-1858;
Bills of Sale 1814-1858; Guardianship Accounting; Settlements 1814-1858
Write to any one of the volunteers listed
below to ask for general or specific information from the resources they
own. Please specify that your request is for Monroe County, WV
since some of our volunteers do lookups for more than one state/county!
1810 Monroe County Census Karl
1820 Monroe County Census Karl
1850 Monroe County Census; Sandy
Blue Sulphur Cemetery Karl
Branches of the Robert Pine Family (Pyne),
Laurence James Pine; William Pine
Cemeteries of Monroe County, WV (1996);
History of Monroe County; Karl
Merediths and Selveys of Virginia and West
Virginia; Jocelyn Johnston
Record of Jacob Mann of Indian Creek, Dr.
Margaret Ballard; Karl Mann
Summers County Cemetery Karl
Thomas Smithson of Baltimore Co., MD and
His Descendants, Diane Dieterle; Diane Dieterle
Want to be a Lookup Volunteer? All you need is
a published resource pertaining to Monroe County and permission to copy
or quote from it (excluding public records which you have personally
gleaned and expired copyrights). Write to the county coordinator.
Index to Births 1853-1939
Index to Deaths 1853-1937
Index to Marriages 1799-1965
Marriage Records - Minister's Returns 1799-1960
Marriage Records - Colored 1874-1920
Wills & Inventories 1804-1923
Deeds & Survey Records 1799-1854
Index to Deeds 1789-1969
Trust Deeds 1886-1903
Order Books 1799-1934
Vacation Order Books 1881-1929
Fiduciary Index 1799-1969
Fiduciary Records 1799-1925
List of Fiduciaries 1880-1887
Settlement of Fiduciaries 1884-1928
Appraisements & Sales Bills 1885-1931
Revolutionary War Materials, ca. 1820-1825
Military Militia Matters, ca. 1825
Civil War Declarations of Amnesty 1865
Discharge Book 1917
B. B. Parker Collection n.d.
Index to Law & Chancery Orders 1789-1989
Chancery Orders 1848-1930
Superior Court Chancery 1831-1855
Chancery Memorandum Book 1855-1940
Law Memorandum Book 1885-1931
Law Orders 1833-1842
Common Law Orders 1843-1858
Records filmed at Virginia State Library: shelved on 4th floor
as Mi 42-8.6
Births 1853-1859, 1860, 1862
Marriages 1854-1858, 1860-1861
Deaths 1854-1860, 1862
***courtesy of Margureitte
- 1850 Monroe Census $25
- Miscellaneous Records $22
- 1860 Monroe Census $23
- Deaths 1853-1870 $23
- 1870 Monroe Census $23
- Three Vols. of Revolutionary War Records A-Z. Actual handwritten war
records (copies from courthouse) $25 ea. Vol. or $2 per page.
Send $2 postage for first copy, $1.50
per additional copy to the above address.
- The person appointed by the Court to manage or oversee
an estate when the deceased had no Will; also known as Commissioner
- Person who makes and swears to an affidavit. "Further
Affiant sayeth naught" means the Affiant has nothing more to say.
- A written statement sworn to and signed by the Affiant
in the presence of an official with authority to administer an oath
(i.e. notary public, county clerk, justice of the peace, etc.).
- Person to whom property is given, sold or transferred.
- Person giving, selling or transferring ownership of
property to another.
- Persons to whom property is transferred ("...my
heirs and assigns forever...").
- A person entitled to receive property through a trust
or from an estate through a Will.
- A gift of money or other property given through a
Will. Also known as a specific bequest ("...bequeath").
- An amendment or addition to a Will and executed in
the same manner as the Will.
- A gift of real estate given through a Will
("...I give, devise, and bequeath...").
- A person to whom real estate is given through
the Will. (See "legatee").
- When the deceased had no Will and no heirs, all property
returns to or "escheats" to the State.
- The person named in a Will to manage or oversee the
- Person responsible for managing or overseeing the
estate. Also called Administrator, Executor or Guardian (in cases of
minor or incompetent wards).
- The person who gives or sells property (real estate)
to another for consideration (i.e. love and affection or money).
- The person who receives or purchases property from
the Grantor; one to whom property is granted.
- Person who inherits according to the laws of the state
when the deceased had no Will (See "intestate"); i.e. surviving
spouse, children, parents, siblings, etc. (See "beneficiary").
- Property such as stocks, bonds, money (whether cash
or accounts), patents, copyrights, etc. These assets are representative
of something of value or worth.
- Without a Will. One who dies without a Will
- Person to whom property other than real estate
is given through the Will. (See "devisee").
- Property such as real estate, furniture, jewelry;
assets that can be touched or seen.
- With a Will. One who dies with a Will dies testate.
- One who makes or made a Will.
- A white male over 16 years of age; taxable.
See also: Direct
Line Software's "Legal Terms in Land Records"
n.k.a. U.S. Rt 40/I-70 E-W from Philadelphia, PA through Baltimore and
Hagerstown, MD and Wheeling, WV.
Warrior Path n.k.a.
U.S. Rt. 11/I-81 N-S from Harrisburg, PA through Hagerstown, MD to Wytheville,
VA: Intersects U.S. Rt 60 near Lexington, VA; Intersects U.S. Rt 40 at
Seneca Trail n.k.a
U.S. Rt. 219 N-S from Fort Niagara, NY through Elkins, Lewisburg and Peterstown,
WV: Intersects U.S. Rt 40 at Keysers Ridge, MD; Intersects U.S. Rt 60
at Lewisburg, WV.
Turnpike a.k.a Turnpike Road, a.k.a. Midland Trail n.k.a. U.S. Rt.
60 E-W from Williamsburg, VA through Richmond, VA, Lewisburg, Charleston
and Huntington, WV and beyond Lexington, KY (ends at Long Beach, CA).
Intersects U.S. Rt 219 (Seneca Trail) at Lewisburg WV; Intersects U.S.
Rt. 11/I-81 (Warrior Path) near Lexington, VA.