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Mailing Lists: West Virginia

german_colonists_1714_virginia The focus will be on the people in this group and their descendants including research into their travel from various parts of Germany into Virginia. The group will be used by descendants in their personal research for their families and welcomes information about the 1717 Germans in Virginia and those who settled the Shenandoah Valley in the early 1700's.
potomac-highlands A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia consisting of Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Mineral, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Randolph and Tucker Counties. Counties closely tied to this area in Maryland and Virginia will also be addressed including Allegany and Garrett Counties in Maryland and Rockingham and Highland Counties in Virginia.
wdc-genweb A read-only mailing list for those interested in the World Descendant Charts (WDC) Genealogy Web Project. The WDC specializes in Virginia and West Virginia families and posts descendant charts received from contributors on the WDC GenWeb Project Home Page. When a new chart is posted, subscribers to the mailing list will be notified by the server. This notification will have the name of the descendant chart as the subject and will include the URL for the chart and a list of all surnames contained in the chart.
wva the state of West Virginia.
wvbarbou Barbour County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Barbour County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvbarbou.
wvberkel A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Berkeley County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Berkeley County WVGenWeb page listed below.
wv-bio Discussing biographical sources and the sharing of biographies
wvboone Boone County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Boone County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvboone/.
wvbraxto A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Braxton County, West Virginia.
wvbrooke A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Brooke County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Brooke County WVGenWeb page below:
wvcabell A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Cabell County, West Virginia.
wvcalhou West Virginia, Calhoun County
wv-cemeteries A mailing list for anyone interested in locating and preserving historical information about West Virginia cemeteries. Queries and postings regarding location of graves, cemeteries which have been indexed both on the internet and in other written forms, cemetery research, and the care of tombstones are welcome.
wv-census-lookup A mailing list for anyone desiring a check of this state's census records for their ancestors. Requests should be as specific as possible and include county name, specific family of interest, and year whenever possible. In addition, those who own or have access to census records and are willing to do lookups are asked to subscribe and assist in responding to queries.
wvclay Clay County, West Virginia.
wvdoddri Doddridge County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Doddridge County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvdoddri.
wvfayett Fayette County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Fayette County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvfayett/
wv-footsteps (inactive) the sharing of original West Virginia source material such as wills, deeds, bible records, tax lists, cemetery files, pension applications, obituaries, old letters, marriage lists, etc. with other West Virginia researchers. Material posted to this list will be placed in the WVGenWeb Archives at http://www.rootsweb.com/usgenweb/wv/wv-footsteps.htm.
wv-freedmen A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Freedmen in West Virginia from all ethnic backgrounds (e.g., African, Native American, Caucasian).
wv-ghosttowns (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the ghost towns of West Virginia.
wvgilmer A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Gilmer County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Gilmer County WVGenWeb page listed below.
wvgrant A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Grant County, West Virginia.
wvgreenb Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Greenbrier County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvgreenb/.
wvhampsh The WVHAMPSH Mailing List is an e-mail list for genealogical research of Hampshire County West Virginia. We are interested in any time period and all surnames pertaining to this geographic area.
wvhancoc Hancock County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Hancock County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvhancoc/index.htm.
wvhardy Hardy County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Hardy County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvhardy.
wvharris A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Harrison County, West Virginia.
wv-indian-cemeteries A mailing list for those searching for their West Virginia Native American ancestors. Many of the cemeteries have been destroyed over the years and with others' help, possibly this list will help find lost Indian ancestors.
wv-indian-tribes A mailing list for anyone researching their Indian ancestors to discuss and share information regarding Indian tribes that lived in or traveled through West Virginia.
wvjackso Jackson County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Jackson County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvjackso/JACK.HTM/ .
wvjeffer Jefferson County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Jefferson County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvjeffer/.
wvkanawh Kanawha County, West Virginia and the City of Charleston (County Seat and State Capital). Interested individuals may want to check out the Kanawha County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvkanawh/.
wvlewis A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Lewis County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Lewis County WVGenWeb page at the link below.
wvlincol Lincoln County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Lincoln County WVGenWeb page at http://fly.hiwaay.net/~jjadkins/lcwv/.
wvlogan The WVLOGAN Mailing List is an e-mail list for genealogical research of Logan County West Virginia. We are interested in any time period and all surnames pertaining to this geographic area.
wvmarion A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Marion County, West Virginia.
wvmarsha West Virginia, Marshall County
wvmason A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Mason County, West Virginia.
wvmcdowe A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in McDowell County, West Virginia.
wvmercer Mercer County, West Virginia.
wv-metrovalley the Metro Valley region of West Virginia encompassing the counties of Boone, Cabell, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Putnam, and Wayne.
wvminera Mineral County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Mineral County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvminera/mineral.htm.
wvmingo A mailing list for anyone with genealogical, historical or cultural interest in Mingo County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Mingo County WVGenWeb page listed below.
wvmonong Monongalia County, West Virginia.
wvmonroe A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Monroe County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Monroe County WVGenWeb page listed below.
wvmorgan Morgan County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Morgan County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvmorgan/.
wv-na-tribes A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Native American tribes of West Virginia. While the primary focus of the list will be on the Cherokee, Delaware and Allegheny nations, the list is open to those interested in any West Virginia tribe.
wvnichol Nicholas County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Nicholas County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvnichol/index.html.
wv-obits A mailing list for the posting of West Virginia obituaries.
wvohio A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Ohio County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Ohio County WVGenWeb page below:
wv-old-news A mailing list for the submission of abstracts, extracts and links from West Virginia newspapers published prior to 1931. Newspapers contain much of the information that may not be found elsewhere such as births, marriages, deaths, court notices, etc. They also provide community news and many fascinating details about the lives of our ancestors. Additional information can be found on the Newspaper Abstracts website below:
wvpendle the Pendleton County area of West Virginia, including Augusta, Rockingham, and Highland Counties, Virginia, and Hardy County, West Virginia.
wvpioneers the "inter-related" mountain pioneers of East Central West Virginia (e.g., Randolph, Webster, Braxton, Nicholas, and Greenbrier counties) in order to promote the preservation and advancement of pioneer family history.
wvpleasa West Virginia, Pleasant County
wvpocaho A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Pocahontas County, West Virginia.
wvpresto Preston County, West Virginia.
wvputnam A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Putnam County, West Virginia.
wvraleig Raleigh County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Raleigh County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvraleig/.
wvrandol West Virginia, Randolph County
wvritchi Ritchie County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Ritchie County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvritchi/indexr.htm.
wvroane A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Roane County, West Virginia.
wv-rollcall
wv-southern Southern West Virginia, primarily the counties of Fayette, Greenbrier, McDowell, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Summers, Raleigh, and Wyoming.
wvsummer Summers County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Summers County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvsummer/summers.htm.
wvtaylor A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Taylor County, West Virginia.
wvtucker Tucker County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Tucker County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvtucker/.
wvtyler Tyler County, West Virginia.
wvupshur A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Upshur County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to see the Upshur County WVGenWeb page listed below.
wv-wags the members of the Wheeling Area Genealogical Society (WAGS) and for anyone doing genealogical research in Ohio County, West Virginia. For an abundance of genealogical/historical information about Ohio County, West Virginia, please visit the WAGS Home Page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvwags/index.htm.
wvwayne A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Wayne County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Wayne County WVGenWeb page listed below:
wvwbtsvets anyone researching Civil War Veterans, both Confederate and Union, in West Virginia.
wvwebste Webster County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Webster County WVGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvwebste/webster.htm.
wvwetzel A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Wetzel County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Wetzel County WVGenWeb page below:
wvwirt A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Wirt County, West Virginia.
wvwood A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Wood County, West Virginia. Interested individuals may want to check out the Wood County WVGenWeb page.
wvwyomin A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical and or historical interest in Wyoming County, West Virginia (a Virginia County prior to 1863).