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Kanawha County, West Virginia Microfilm


 

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Local Records Categories and Contents

   
Court Records
   

County Court

1   Abstracts of County Court Record Order Books, 1789-1803 (typescript) 365 p.
1   Abstracts of County Court Record Order Books, 1825-1831 (typescript) 513 p.
52   Docket Book, 1831-1842 unpaged
52   Docket Book, 1842-1849 unpaged
52   Docket Book, 1866-1872 292 p.
   
Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery
2   Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery Chancery Record vol. I, 1831-1845 index, 667 p.
3   Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery and Circuit Court Chancery Orders, 1845-1854 index, 659 p.
   

Circuit Court

4   Circuit Court Chancery Orders, 1854-1859 index, 790 p.
5   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 4, 1859-1865 index, 636 p.
6   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 5, 1865-1869 index, 735 p.
6   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 6, 1870-1873 index, 628 p.
7   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 7, 1873-1876 index, 663 p.
7   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 8, 1876-1878 index, paged.
8   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 9, 1878-1880 index, 640 p.
8   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 10, 1880-1882 index, 633 p.
9   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 11, 1882-1884 index, 638 p.
9   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 12, 1884-1885 index, 640 p.
10   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 13, 1885-1887 index, 640 p.
10   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 14, 1887-1888 index, 641 p.
11   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 15, 1888-1890 index, 640 p.
11   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 16, 1890-1891 index, 640 p.
12   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 17, 1891-1893 index, 638 p.
12   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 18, 1893-1894 index, 641 p.
13   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 19, 1894-1895 index, 638 p.
13   Circuit Court Chancery Orders 20, 1895-1897 index, 591 p.
14   Circuit Court Chancery Record 21, 1897-1898 index, 635 p.
14   Circuit Court Chancery Record 22, 1898-1899 index, 635 p.
15   Circuit Court Chancery Record 23, 1899-1900 index, 640 p.
15   Circuit Court Chancery Record 24, 1900-1901 index, 638 p.
52   Issue Docket, 1846, 1864-1865 (incl. appraisements, inventories, and sales) unpaged
   
see also Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery
 

Fiduciary Records

1   Estate Records from Circuit Superior Court, 1831-1881 (typescript) 27 p.
   
See also Court Records-Circuit Court and Wills
 

Free Negro and Slave Records

16   Register of Free Negroes, 1829-1855 (labeled Marriage Records, 1794-1826) indexed by entry.
   

Land Records

30   Deed Book A, 1790-1800, 499 p., index
30   Deed Book B, 1800-1804, 362 p., index
31   Deed Book C, 1805-1812, 530 p., index
31   Deed Book D, 1812-1817, 543 p.
32   Deed Book E, 1818-1822, 508 p.
33   Deed Book F, 1814-1825, 544 p., index
33   Deed Book G, 1825-1831, 544 p.
34   Deed Book H, 1831-1835, 650 p.
34   Deed Book I-J, 1835-1837, 619 p.
35   Deed Book K, 1837-1839, 605 p.
35   Deed Book L, 1839-1841, 568 p.
36   Deed Book M, 1841-1843, 635 p. (transcription follows original)
37   Deed Book N, 1843-1844, index, 644 p.
37   Deed Book O, 1844-1846, 642 p.
38   Deed Book P, 1846-1849, 686 p.
38   Deed Book Q, 1849-1851, 664 p.
39   Deed Book R, 1851-1853, 491 p.
39   Deed Book S, 1853-1854, index, 642 p.
40   Deed Book T, 1854-1857, 639 p.
40   Deed Book U-V, 1857-1858, 649 p.
41   Deed Book W, 1856-1863, 647 p.
41   Deed Book X, 1858-1865, 587 p.
42   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (A), 146 p.
42   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (B), 483 p.
42   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (C), 566 p.
43   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (D), 243 p.
43   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (E-F), 278 p.
43   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (G), 262 p.
43   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (H), 453 p.
44   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (I-J-K), 398 p.
44   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (L), 247 p.
44   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (M), 506 p.
45   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (N-O-P-Q), 447 p.
45   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (R), 295 p.
45   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (S), 576 p.
46   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (T-U-V), 278 p.
46   General Index to Deeds (Grantors), 1790-1923, (W-X-Y-Z), 415 p.
47   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (A), 131 p.
47   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (B), 416 p.
47   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (C), 506 p.
48   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (D), 180 p.
48   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (E-F), 260 p.
48   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (G), 217 p.
48   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (H), 387 p.
49   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (I-J-K), 315 p.
49   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (L), 187 p.
49   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (M), 416 p.
50   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (N-O-P-Q), 374 p.
50   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (R), 234 p.
50   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (S), 487 p.
51   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (T-V), 268 p.
51   General Index to Deeds (Grantees), 1790-1923, (W-Z), 363 p.
 

Marriage Records and Vital Statistics

17   Birth Records vol. 1, 1853-1881 273 p.
17   Birth Records vol. 2, 1882-1902 310 p.
18   List of Marriages, 1792-1869 paged.
19   Marriage Record vol. 1, 1854-1884 234 p.
19   Marriage Record vol. 2, 1885-1898 496 p.
19   Marriage Record vol. 3, 1898-1904 196 p.
20   Marriage Record vol. 4, 1904-1909 198 p.
20   Marriage Record vol. 5, 1909-1913 196 p.
20   Marriage Record vol. 6, 1914-1917 191 p.
16   Marriage Records, 1794-1826 (includes Ministers’ Returns) (record located in the middle of the Register of Free Negroes, 1829-1855) index, 18 p.
16   Marriage Records, 1794-1826 (includes Ministers’ Returns) (typescript) index, 18 p.
16   Marriage Records, 1816-1850 (includes Ministers’ Returns) index, 175 p.
16   Marriage Records, 1850-1867 unpaged.
16   Marriage Records, 1867-1875 91 p.
21   Register of Births vol. IV, A-Q, 1853-1879 unpaged.
21   Register of Births vol. II, R-Z, 1853-1879 unpaged.
21   Register of Births vol. III, 1882-1890 unpaged.
5   Register of Deaths, 1853-1912 305 p.
22   Register of Deaths, 1853-1912 305 p.
1   Register of Marriages, 1869-1884 unpaged.
23   General Index to Births A-G, 1853-1931 index, 416 p.
23   General Index to Births H-O, 1853-1931 index, 382 p.
23   General Index to Births P-Z, 1853-1931 index, 402 p.
24   General Index to Death A-K, 1853-1934 251 p.
24   General Index to Deaths L-Z, 1853-1934 245 p.
25   Index to Marriages, Female A-K, 1854-1933 index, 354 p.
25   Index to Marriages, Female L-Z, 1854-1933 index, 346 p.
26   Index to Marriages, Male A-K, 1854-1933 index, 360 p.
26   Index to Marriages, Male L-Z, 1854-1933 index, 348 p.
 

Military and Pension Records

27   Discharge Records vol. I, 1919-1943 346 p.
27   Discharge Records vol. II, 1943-1944 499 p.
28   Index to Discharges A-L pp. 1-132.
28   Index to Discharges M-Z pp. 133-249.
 

Tax and Fiscal Records

1   Names of Early Landowners Taken from Tax Lists, 1791-1813 unpaged.
 

Wills

53   Will Book 1, 1820-1858 707 p.
53   Will Book A, 1831-1882 (Circuit Court) index, 219 p.
54   Will Book 2, 1859-1876 647 p.
1   Register of Wills, 1778-1858 (typescript) 17 p.
1   Register of Wills, Inventories, and Appraisements, 1789-1899 (typescript) unpaged.
29   Register of Wills, 1848-1899 (typescript) paged.
 

Miscellaneous

29   D.A.R. Cemetery and Bible Records (typescript) unpaged.