|West Virginia Statewide Online Genealogy Records
This chart shows links to statewide collections. To find links to collections for lower jurisdictions (such as a county or town), go to Locating Online Databases.
Ancestry.com, FindMyPast.com, and MyHeritage.com can be searched free of charge at your local
family history center or the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
- United States, West Virginia Births, index, ($)
- WV Division of Culture and History Birth Records
- West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 Abstracts ($)
- West Virginia Birth Index, 1853-1914, index and images ($)
- West Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1928 Index only.
- West Virginia, Births, 1853-1930 Index and Images
- WV Division of Culture and History Death Records
- West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999 Index and images.
- West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973
- West Virginia Death Index & Certificates, 1853-1964, index and images ($)
- West Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1932 Index only.
- Index of Fatalities in West Virginia Coal Mines 1883-1925
- United States Social Security Death Index.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, incomplete, ($).
Military Records General Records
Indian Wars, dates vary
Revolutionary War, 1774-1783
War of 1812, 1812-1815
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Civil War, 1861-1865
Spanish-American War, 1898
World War I, 1917-1918
World War II, 1941-1945
Korean War, 1950-1953
Vietnam War, 1964-1972
- U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 ($)
- West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991 - index and images
- West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991 ($), also at FindMyPast, index, and at My Heritage, index
- U.S., Naturalization Records - Original Documents, (World Archives Project) for West Virginia, 1856-1867 - Northern District, Wheeling, U.S. District Court ($)