The Volunteer Look-Up Page and Rules for Look-Ups

Send an email to    Patricia  if you have material you'd be willing to share, or know of books available on Upshur County, West Virginia and they are not copyrighted or you have permission in writing from the author to use in this manner.


Rules for Lookup Volunteers


Rules for Lookup Requests

          Researchers should not ask, nor may lookup volunteers offer, to violate copyright laws in responding to requests for lookups in any copyrighted material.    


Lookup Offers              

           Click on book title to send request or note address for later use.


               Reference                               Author                    Owner/Email
Upshur Co., VA/WV. Marriages   Wes Cochran                Maxine Hess                 

1851-1923  2 vols.                                                                 Liz Jordan   

                                                                                               Cathy Brooks


Upshur Co.VA/WV. 1860 Census   Wes Cochran             Cathy Brooks

                                                                                              Patricia Viellenave      


Upshur Co.VA/WV. 1870 Census   Wes Cochran               Cathy Brooks

                                                                                               Darlene Orts


MR. WES COCHRAN HAS MANY PUBLICATION'S TO AID IN YOUR WEST VIRGINIA RESEACH. DROP HIM A LINE AND LET HIM KNOW WHAT COUNTY YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AND I'LL BET HE HAS SOMETHING FOR YOU AND AT A GREAT PRICE. You can find his list of publications on line  and how to order at HCPD
Upshur Co., WV. 1880 Census  ("The 1880 census of All West Virginia Counties")  by:   William Marsh

                                                                                                            Larry Metz

                                                                                                            Liz Jordan         

WE WISH TO THANK THE MARSH FAMILY FOR THEIR GENEROUS PERMISSION TO USE WILLIAM'S WONDERFUL WORK. THANK YOU ALL

Available for purchase from Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants, Inc.


Calendar of Wills in West Virginia, Buckhannon WV (WPA Project) Upshur Co., WV Obituaries and News items 1872-1900 Vol. 1 compiled by Lemoyne Wolfe and Karon King.   Liz Jordan

                                                                                                            Cathy Brooks

Upshur County, West Virginia Obituaries and News Items Vol. II (1902-1911)   Complied by:   Lemoyne Wolfe and Karon King  

                                                                                                             Liz Jordan

                                                                                                            Cathy Brooks

1900 Upshur County, West Virginia Census Complied by: Lemoyne Wolfe and Karon King

                                                                                                              Liz Jordan

                                                                                                             Cathy Brooks                     

To order one of the above books you may write to Lemoyne Wolfe at 28 Hickory Flat Road, Buckhannon, WV. 26201 or Karon King at RR 9  Box 108, Buckhannon, WV. 26201

or go to: The Upshur County Historical Society                


Upshur Co. Death Records 1853-1928 by Paul and Judith Hawkins         

                                                                                                    Liz Jordan          


Upshur Co. WV Births 1853 to 1897                                        Betty L. Holdsworth

Author: Billie Faye Drost & Karon Janel King, Copyright: 1993

Order from: Heritage Books Inc.,


History of Upshur County, West Virginia by W.B. Cutright                Cathy Brooks

Information to order this book can be found at:  The Upshur County Historical Society


Larry Heffner  has voluntered to do look-up on the

1880 U.S. Census on CD-Rom published by the LDS Church

Folks you need to provide at least a State, name and preferably a County name for the lookup. Please limit your request to no more than 2 at a time.


Judy Stackpole  will do limited look-ups in the Upshur County court house.
PLEASE keep these look-ups per request limited to TWO.

Just drop Judy a note asking her for the record you are in search of and PLEASE remember to thank her for her time and if she sends you copies, it would be nice for you to send her funds to cover her costs and include the cost of her postage as well.


Crystal Gaunt Frye

My family and I have recently started caring for that cemetery and will be glad to check for your family members who may be laid to rest in the McDowell Cemetery, in Rock Cave, Upshur Co, WV.

See Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/McDowellCemetery


Books Listed for Sale by Vendor

We do not warrant pricing information or availability

This information is provided for your convenience only, we are not selling these books, nor do we have any financial gain coming to us from any sales of the books which I have listed. Many time's one would like to purchase a book, or wonder if a book has been published for their need's, so I have tried to help in this manner for those wanting to know.


MR. WES COCHRAN   HAS MANY PUBLICATION'S TO AID IN YOUR WEST VIRGINIA RESEACH.  DROP HIM A LINE AND LET HIM KNOW WHAT COUNTY YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AND I'LL BET HE HAS SOMETHING FOR YOU AND AT A GREAT PRICE.

Upshur County Publications

Contact Mr. Cochran at  http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hcpd/cochran.htm
or send for his catalog at:  Wes Cochran;   2515  10th Avenue;   Parkersburg, WV 26101


Heritage Books, Inc., 5810 Ruatan St., Berwyn Heights, MD 20740


John Schunk; S-K Publications; PO Box 8173; Wichita, KS 67208

The Upshur County, WV Genealogy Society is now a part of the Upshur County, WV Historical Society.  
To see a list of their publications go to:

The Upshur County Historical Society


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Last Updated: January 31, 2016