West Virginia Genealogical publications (magazines, newsletters, periodicals, books, etc.) feature all sorts of important facts related to individual ancestors, entire lineages and families, places in time, and regarding every type of genealogical records and repositories. They assist you to identify a abundance of facts about your ancestors from many historical newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals. These different kinds of resources can regularly supplement public records and provide details that is not recorded someplace else. Here, one can learn more regarding your ancestor’s possible day-to-day activities by placing them in the framework of their time.
Newspapers – West Virginia newspapers can furnish all types of ideas about historical incidents, local history, court and legal notices, obituaries, and considerably more. The West Virginia and Regional History Collection and the Archives and History Library each contain large groups of West Virginia newspapers. Many of those newspapers can also be found on microfilm at the FHL.