Many of us will find a brick wall at some point in our research. Here are a few links which hopefully will be of some assistance.
A HISTORY OF PENDLETON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
by Oren F. Morton is an in depth history of the county and includes a section devoted to family histories. Book available from the Pendleton County Historical Society.
Search books, journals, archives, manuscripts, original images of documents and indexes for Pendleton County items prior to the formation of the state of WV..
Long lost birth & death register pages not found elsewhere, free to view.
Features numerous links to sites of interest.
Images of original documents on CD. Pendleton County marriage bonds, probate documents, and others. Also available are discs from Augusta County, VA and Hampshire County, VA (WV) which include documents of interest to Pendleton County researchers from before the formation of Pendleton in 1788. Other future releases planned.
Books available for sale from the Pendleton County Historical Society, including the Pendleton book by Morton.
A forum for Pendleton County researchers to post questions which other researchers may answer.
Subscribe to the Pendleton County mailing list or search the archives of discussions.
THE PENDLETON PALS
A group of amateur genealogists who research their families of Sugar Grove, Pendleton Co., WV along with their neighboring Highland Co., VA families. Individually, they have an extensive collection of old photos, memorabilia and family histories, which they are continually updating. You can contact them on Facebook by requesting to join the group Pendleton Pals, or you can e-mail Karen Hoover at email@example.com or Teresa Losh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enter an location and view a topographic map, also see surrounding areas.
Assists with deciphering "the German handwriting" found in old church books or family documents.
Please note: we do not have a staff available to perform research or to respond to research queries. If you have exhausted the resources posted here and desire research in Pendleton County or the surrounding areas, we can explore the possibility of finding of a researcher who could assist you.
Pendleton County Historical Society
Post Office Box 293
Franklin, WV 26807