Brooke County, West Virginia Records
Brooke County is bordered by Hancock County (north), Washington County, Pennsylvania (east), Ohio County (south), Jefferson County, Ohio (west). A Map of Brooke County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Brooke County Cities and Towns includeBeech Bottom, Bethany, Colliers, Follansbee, Short Creek, Weirton, Wellsburg, Windsor Heights
Brooke County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Brooke County, WV Courthouse
The Brooke County Courthouse is located in Wellsburg, West Virginia. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Brooke county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk. Until 1863 West Virginia was part of Virginia, See Virginia State Records for Info and links for years prior to 1863. Courthouse History
- Brooke County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1853, Marriage Records from 1797, Land Records from 1797 and Probate Records from 1797.
- Brooke County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1797.
Brooke County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1800 (destroyed), 1810 (fragmented), 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820, Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Brooke County, West Virginia Vital Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from January 1917 to present
- Marriage Records: from 1921 to present.
- Divorce Records: from 1968 to present
- Locations: West Virginia Office of Vital Statistics
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Vital Registration, Division of Health, 350 Capitol St, Rm 165, Charleston, WV 25301-3701; (304) 558-2931; Info: (304) 558-2931
Brooke County, West Virginia Resources
- State of West Virginia Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for West Virginia
- Brooke County Genealogy, 159 Scenery Hill, Wellsburg, WV 26070
- Brooke County Genealogical Society Inc
- Brooke County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Brooke County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Brooke County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Weirton Daily Times (Weirton, West Virginia)
- Brooke County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Brooke Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Brooke County Encyclopedia
- Brooke County, West Virginia History to 1882
- Brooke County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Brooke Co. WVGenweb
- Brooke County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Brooke County, West Virginia Military Records