As we research, and find new sources of information, we plan to update accordingly. Please stop by often and feel free to send your comments and suggestions. Should you have anything that you would like to contribute, it would be greatly appreciated. These things are what will make the WVGenWeb Project and this page a success.
|Please contact Ritchie County Historical Society for further information. For family research queries see Surnames and Lookups Links.|
| Thanks to Rootsweb we now have a complete suite
of research tools to aide you in your quest for information about your
This suite includes 7 GenConnect boards for posting Queries, Bible Records, Bios, Deeds, Obits, Pensions and Wills, plus a search engine for searching all the boards for particular surname.
Search engines for searching all the Ritchie County pages, plus one for the Ritchie Archives, WVGW Archives, USGW Archives, Find mail lists for various surnames, WVRITCHI- L Archive, RootsWeb Surnames List (RSL), plus much more.
Ritchie County Resource
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
|Ritchie County Vital Statistics|
The Ritchie County Photo Album
Thanks to Paula Turner for providing the pictures to start this page.
If you have pictures of family or places in Ritchie County that you would
like to share with us. When submitting pictures please send them in JPG
format and please identify as many people as you can in the picture.
Send them to Photo Album
a page where people can submit stories and accounts pertaining to historical
places, i.e.; ghost towns or places that have been lost in the passage of time.
History of Ritchie County by Minnie Kendall Lowther
All 55 chapters are now online. There is some dress up work to done yet.
The History of Holbrook W.Va. 1814-1945
Ritchie County Cemetery Index
To the men of Ritchie County who served in this great struggle.
|Can you name anyone in this
6th Regiment WV Infantry Volunteers
|6th Regiment WV Calvary Volunteers
|10th Regiment WV Infantry Volunteers
|14th Regiment WV Infantry Volunteers
and Muster Roll
G.A.R. Joe Hooker -Post 45
RITCHIE COUNTY, WV ARCHIVES
Census, Biographies, Bible, Birth, Deaths, Marriage, Church, Wills, Land, Cemetery, History, Military Records can be downloaded.
We have taken over the job of maintaining the Ritchie
County Archive files and could use your help, If you have any information such as census, birth, marriage, death,
wills, cemetery, records on any surnames that you are researching, you
can submit it to the Ritchie County archives and they will be search able
on a national level by
NOTE: Please read the guidelines for submitting information to the Ritchie County Archives before submitting any files to be added to the Archives.
|RITCHIE COUNTY MAIL LIST|
|The procedure for subscribing to the mail
list is as follows:
Choose which form that you want, Mail Mode (every post is sent to you as separate messages) or Digest Mode(several messages are combined and then sent to you as one larger message).
MAIL MODE: Send an e-mail message to WVRITCHI-Lfirstname.lastname@example.org with only the word subscribe in the main message body. NOTE: DO NOT PUT ANYTHING IN THE SUBJECT LINE!!! Also turn off any signature files that you may be using.
DIGEST MODE: Send an e-mail message to WVRITCHI-Demail@example.com with only the word subscribe in the main message body. NOTE: DO NOT PUT ANYTHING IN THE SUBJECT LINE!!! Also turn off any signature files that you may be using.
That's it. You will receive written confirmation by e-mail when you are subscribed.
|All information submitted to this project remains - to the extent the law allows - the property of the submitter who, by submitting it, agrees that it may be freely copied but NEVER sold or used in a commercial venture without the knowledge and permission of its rightful owner. USGenWeb Project makes no claims or estimates of the validity of the information submitted and reminds you that each new piece of information must be researched and proved or disproved by weight of evidence.|
|In June of 1996, a group of genealogists organized the WVGenWeb Project. The idea was to provide a single entry point for all counties in West Virginia where collected databases would be stored and queries and lookup volunteers could be posted. If you wish to host a county page, please contact, Lesley Shockey State Coordinator of the WVGenWeb Project. Thanks.|
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