Parkersburg Genealogy (in Wood County, WV)

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Parkersburg Birth Records

1804-1938 West Virginia Births Index Ancestry online

1853-1914 West Virginia Births Index MyHeritage online

Birth certificates 1913-1920; index for certificates of birth 1913-1920 Family History Library

Birth records (Wood County, West Virginia), 1853-1969; index, 1853-1906, 1940-1954 Family History Library

Birth records, 1889-1934; birth index to record of birth by affidavit, 1867-1934 Family History Library

Births, Wood County : 1853-1866 Family History Library

West Virginia, Birth Records, 1917-present West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

Wood County, WV births Family History Library

Parkersburg Cemetery Records

Arlington Memorial Gardens Billion Graves online

Bailey Cemetery Find a Grave online

Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery Find a Grave online

Catholic Cemetery inscriptions, Parkersburg, West Virginia Family History Library

Cedar Grove Cemetery Find a Grave online

Cedar Grove Methodist Cemetery Find a Grave online

Cemetery inscriptions Family History Library

Core Cemetery Find a Grave online

Dils Cemetery Find a Grave online

Dils Cemetery Interment online

Dils Cemetery inscriptions, Parkersburg, West Virginia Family History Library

Evergreen Cemetery Billion Graves online

Evergreen South Cemetery Interment online

Five Mile Cemetery Find a Grave online

German-Lutheran Cemetery Find a Grave online

Hall Cemetery Find a Grave online

Herndon Chapel Cemetery Find a Grave online

Holliday Cemetery Find a Grave online

Holliday Cemetery Interment online

I. O. O. F. inscriptions, Parkersburg, West Virginia Family History Library

IOOF Cemetery, Parkersburg, West Virginia. Vol. III, Wood County Cemetery inscriptions. WorldCat

Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery Billion Graves online

Index IOOF Cemetery, Parkersburg, West Virginia. Vol. III, Wood County Cemetery inscriptions. WorldCat

Index to I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Parkersburg, West Virginia Family History Library

Jackson Cemetery Find a Grave online

Jesterville Cemetery Find a Grave online

Mount Carmel Cemetery Find a Grave online

Mount Moriah Cemetery Find a Grave online

Mount Olivet Cemetery Find a Grave online

Mount Olivet Cemetery Billion Graves online

Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, WV. WorldCat

Ogden Cemetery Find a Grave online

Ogden Cemetery Interment online

Owens Cemetery Find a Grave online

Parkersburg Memorial Gardens Find a Grave online

Parkersburg Memorial Gardens Interment online

Rosemar Methodist Cemetery Interment online

Saint Xaviers Cemetery Find a Grave online

Spring Grove Cemetery Find a Grave online

Spring Grove Cemetery Interment online

Sunset Memory Gardens Find a Grave online

Tavenner Cemetery Find a Grave online

Tavenner Cemetery Interment online

Tracewell Cemetery Find a Grave online

U.S. Civil War, Roll of Honor, Vol. XIII: Soldiers Buried in Parkersburg (African-American), West Virginia Ancestry online

U.S. Civil War, Roll of Honor, Vol. XIII: Soldiers Buried in Wheeling (African-American) & Parkersburg, West Virginia Ancestry online

Varner Cemetery Find a Grave online

Wiggins Cemetery Find a Grave online

Wood County cemetery inscriptions Family History Library

Woodyard Cemetery Find a Grave online

Wright Cemetery Find a Grave online

Parkersburg Census Records

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry online

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage online

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search online

Parkersburg Church Records

Church records, 1843-1930 (Trinity Church (Parkersburg, West Virginia : Protestant Episcopal)) Family History Library

Parkersburg City Directories

Annual session of Grand Council ... (Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia) Family History Library

Parkersburg (West Virginia) city directories Family History Library

Parkersburg City Directory 1932 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg City Directory 1938 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg City Directory 1940 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg City Directory 1942 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg City Directory 1944 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg City Directory 1946 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg City Directory 1948 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg City Directory 1949 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg City Directory 1951 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg City Directory 1952 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg City Directory 1955 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg City Directory 1957 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg City Directory 1959 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg, WV 1905-1932 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1905 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1907 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1912 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1914 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1916 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1919 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1921 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1924 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1926 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1928 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1930 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1932 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1937 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1938 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1940 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1942 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1944 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1946 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1948 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1949 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1951 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1952 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1954 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1955 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1956 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1957 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1959 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1960 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Parkersburg; a souvenir of the city of Parkersburg . . . together with a complete city directory of Parkersburg and her suburbs, 1907 Internet Archive online

Polk's Parkersburg, West Virginia city directory Family History Library

Pruden's combined business directory and gazetteer : embracing the following cities, Wheeling, Sistersville, Parkersburg, Huntington, Charleston, &c., &c., W. Va., East Liverpool, Steubenville, Bellaire, Marietta, Ironton, Portsmouth, Ohio, and Ashland and Catlettsburg, Ky., for the years 1899-1900 Family History Library

Wiggins and Weaver's Ohio River directory for 1871-1872 : embracing a full alphabetical record of the names of the inhabitants, and business directories of Wheeling, Parkersburg, Marietta, Pomeroy, Gallipolis, Ironton, Portsmouth, Ripley, Bellaire, Bridgeport, Harmar, Middleport, Martins Ferry, Maysville, Owensboro, Paducah, Lawrenceburg, Aurora, Madison, Cairo, Chester, Cape Girardeau Family History Library

Parkersburg Death Records

1853-1964 West Virginia Death Index & Certificates MyHeritage online

1853-1973 West Virginia Deaths Index Ancestry online

Death certificates 1913-1920; index for certificates of death 1913-1920 Family History Library

Death index, A-Z, 1940-1969 Family History Library

Death record, 1853-1967; death index, 1853-1906 Family History Library

Deaths, Wood County : 1853-1890 Family History Library

Early West Virginia deaths, Wood County, 1853-1879 Family History Library

Index to obituaries in the Parkersburg News [Wood County, West Virginia] Family History Library

Index to obituaries in the Parkersburg News [Wood County, West Virginia], 1990-1999 Genealogy Gophers online

Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, deaths Family History Library

West Virginia, Death Records, 1917-present West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

Wood County, West Virginia deaths, 1853-1890 : copied from Parkersburg Court House records Family History Library

Parkersburg Histories and Genealogies

Parkersburg, history of city from time of its settlement to the present : in gripping narrative Family History Library

Parkersburg, history of city from time of its settlement to the present : in gripping narrative Genealogy Gophers online

The Parkersburg story Family History Library

Parkersburg Immigration Records

Naturalizations and declarations of intention, 1872-1886 Family History Library

West Virginia Naturalization Records, 1814-1991 MyHeritage online

Parkersburg Land Records

Deed book, 1802-1901; deed book index, 1798-1969 Family History Library

Parkersburg Map Records

Map of Parkersburg, 1861 Library of Congress online

Map of Parkersburg, West Virginia 1899. Library of Congress online

Parkersburg 1899 Bird's Eye View Map Historic Map Works online

Parkersburg 1899 Bird's Eye View Map Historic Map Works online

Parkersburg 1899 Bird's Eye View Map (in U.S. Historic Land Ownership and Reference Atlases) Ancestry online

Parkersburg 1899 Bird's Eye View Map (included in Historic U.S. Maps) MyHeritage online

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, January 1889 Library of Congress online

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, July 1898 Library of Congress online

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, June 1893 Library of Congress online

Parkersburg Marriage Records

1785-1971 West Virginia Marriages Index (selections) Ancestry online

Consent to marry, 1880-1926 Family History Library

Marriage records, 1801-1969 Family History Library

Marriages of Parkersburg, West Virginia : 1801-1803 Family History Library

West Virginia, Marriage Records, 1921-present West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

Parkersburg Military Records

U.S. Civil War, Roll of Honor, Vol. XIII: Soldiers Buried in Parkersburg (African-American), West Virginia Ancestry online

U.S. Civil War, Roll of Honor, Vol. XIII: Soldiers Buried in Wheeling (African-American) & Parkersburg, West Virginia Ancestry online

Parkersburg Newspapers and Obituaries

Index to Obits in the Parkersburg News 1930-2007 Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library online

Index to obituaries in the Parkersburg News [Wood County, West Virginia] Family History Library

Index to obituaries in the Parkersburg News [Wood County, West Virginia], 1990-1999 Genealogy Gophers online

Methodist layman's herald 1910-1912 Family History Library

Parkersburg daily times (West Virginia) 1865-1868 Family History Library

Parkersburg gazette (West Virginia) 1841-1848 Family History Library

Parkersburg gazette and courier (West Virginia) 1854-1857 Family History Library

Parkersburg gazette and western Virginia courier (West Virginia) 1848-1854 Family History Library

Parkersburg news (Parkersburg, West Virginia) 1903 Family History Library

Parkersburg sentinel (West Virginia) 1875-1912 Family History Library

Southern Methodist itinerant (Parkersbsurg, West Virginia) 1856-1860 Family History Library

The Daily state journal (Parkersburg, West Virginia) 1883-1903 Family History Library

The Daily times (Parkersburg, West Virginia) 1870-1872 Family History Library

The Democrat and examiner (Parkersburg, West Virginia) 1874-1875 Family History Library

The Evening North American (Parkersburg, West Virginia) 1868 Family History Library

The Parkersburg examiner (West Virginia) 1873-1874 Family History Library

The Parkersburg gazette (West Virginia) 1869-1872 Family History Library

The Parkersburg orthopolitan (West Virginia) 1873 Family History Library

The Parkersburg sentinel (West Virginia) 1939 Family History Library

The State journal (Parkersburg, West Virginia) 1903-1918 Family History Library

The Times and gazette (Parkersburg, West Virginia) 1872 Family History Library

The West Virginia journal (Parkersburg, West Virginia) 1867 Family History Library

The West Virginia weekly times (Parkersburg, West Virginia) 1865-1872 Family History Library

Offline Newspapers for Parkersburg

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Daily Gazette. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1866-1872

Daily Morning News. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1898-1902

Daily State Journal. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1883-1917

Daily Times and Gazette. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1872-1873

Daily Times. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1869-1872

Daily Times. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1873-1870s

Democrat and Examiner. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1874-1875

Methodist Episcopal Times. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1895-1904

Parkersburg Daily News. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1890-1898

Parkersburg Daily Sentinel. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1889-1893

Parkersburg Daily Times. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1865-1869

Parkersburg Dispatch-News. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1906-1915

Parkersburg Dispatch. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1905-1909

Parkersburg Examiner. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1873-1874

Parkersburg Gazette and Virginia Courier. (Parkersburg, Va. [W. Va.]) 1854-1860

Parkersburg Gazette, and Western Virginia Advertiser. (Parkersburg, Va. [W. Va.]) 1837-1840

Parkersburg Gazette, and Western Virginia Courier. (Parkersburg, Va. [W. Va.]) 1848-1854

Parkersburg Gazette. (Parkersburg, Va. [W. Va.]) 1840-1848

Parkersburg Gazette. (Parkersburg, Va.) 1860-1865

Parkersburg Gazette. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1868-1873

Parkersburg Gazette. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1898-1890s

Parkersburg Inquirer. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1872-1870s

Parkersburg News. (Parkersburg, Va. [W. Va.]) 1852-1861

Parkersburg News. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1902-1909

Parkersburg News. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1915-Current

Parkersburg Sentinel. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1875-1923

Parkersburg Sentinel. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1893-Current

Parkersburg Tribune. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1910-1910s

Parkersburg Weekly Gazette. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1865-1868

Smith's Index. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1878-1899

Social Rebel : For People of Brains. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1905-1900s

Southern Methodist Itinerant. (Parkersburg, Va. [W. Va.]) 1856-1861

State Journal. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1869-1915

State Standard. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1878-1888

State Weekly & Gazette. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1911-1913

Volcano Lubricator. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1871-1879

Weekly North American. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1867-1868

Weekly Times and Gazette. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1872-1879

Weekly Times and the Elizabeth Gazette. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1869-1870

Weekly Times. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1870-1872

West Virginia Citizen. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1906-1900s

West Virginia Freeman. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1881-1886

West Virginia Weekly Times. (Parkersburg, W. Va.) 1865-1869

Western Republican and Parkersburg Gazette. (Parkersburg, Va. [W. Va.]) 1833-1837

Parkersburg Probate Records

1724-1978 West Virginia Wills and Probate Records Ancestry online

Parkersburg School Records

De Sales Heights Academy yearbooks, 1973, 1978, 1981 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry online

Parkersburg Catholic High School - Omnibus Omnia Yearbook (Parkersburg, WV), 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959 E Yearbook online

Parkersburg Catholic High School yearbooks, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1984, 1987 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry online

Parkersburg High School - Parhischan Yearbook (Parkersburg, WV), 1922, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1969, 1972, 1975, 1985 E Yearbook online

Parkersburg High School yearbooks, 1922, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1994, 1997 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry online

Parkersburg South High School yearbooks, 1968, 1971, 1973, 1980, 1988 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry online

Saint Josephs School of Nursing yearbook, 1955 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry online

St Josephs Hospital School of Nursing - Sajonu Yearbook (Parkersburg, WV), 1955 E Yearbook online

St Josephs Hospital School of Nursing yearbook, 1955 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry online


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