Early West Virginia Settlers, 1600s-1900s

This database is comprised of fourteen books. This unique collection of family and local histories, marriage records, military records, and court records references approximately 200,000 individuals. You’ll find a list of all Revolutionary War soldiers who ever lived in West Virginia and an index to civilians who participated in the War effort. You’ll also find an exhaustive compilation of the state’s earliest marriages and, in an interesting twist on genealogical record keeping, two volumes of genealogical and architectural histories. Such works include historical information on a building and genealogical information on its inhabitants. In combination, all of the records collected here will help you put the lives of your early West Virginia ancestors in historical context.

Books Included:

  • West Virginia Estate Settlements
  • West Virginians in the American Revolution
  • Marriage Records of Berkeley County, Virginia, 1781-1854
  • Genealogy of Some Early Families in Grant and Pleasant Districts, Preston County, West Virginia
  • The Soldiery of West Virginia
  • Roane County, West Virginia Families
  • Greenbrier Pioneers and Their Homes
  • Pioneers and Their Homes on Upper Kanawha
  • Capon Valley: Its Pioneers and Their Descendants, 1698 to 1940
  • Genealogies of West Virginia Families
  • West Virginia Revolutionary Ancestors – Early Records, Hampshire County, Virginia
  • Mason County, West Virginia Marriages, 1806-1915
  • Cabell County Annals and Families