Calhoun County Library
Second Floor Addition
The second floor of the Calhoun County Library has an excellent collection of genealogy resources. It is also wheelchair accessible.
The Knott's Genealogy Room contains a microfiche reader, with printer attached, microfiche of Calhoun Chronicles going back to the late 1800's, and many reference books for family research.
Also available is the Hamilton West Virginia Room
and a meeting room
CENSUS AVAILABLE FOR COUNTIES IN WEST VIRGINIA
1810 Wood County Hardesty Census
1820 Wood County Hardesty Census
1830 Wood County Hardesty Census
1840 Wood County Hardesty Census
1850 Barbour, Braxton, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Jackson, Lewis, Randolph, Ritchie, Wood
1860 Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Pleasants, Ritchie, Wirt, Wood
1870 Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Mason, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt
1880 Braxton, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Lewis, Mineral, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Ritchie, Taylor, Tucker, Upshur, Webster, Wirt, Wood, Wyoming
MARRIAGE RECORDS FOR COUNTIES IN WEST VIRGINIA
1843-1892; 1817-1880 Barbour
1854-1927; 1856-1875 Calhoun
1831-1879; 1880-1900 Jackson
1880-1925; 1801-1854; 1845-1879 Wood
Histories of West Virginia Counties:
Barbour, Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Jackson, Nicholas, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, and Upshur.
Special editions of counties in West Virginia:
Calhoun cemeteries in Calhoun County,
Calhoun County in the Civil War by Robert J. Knotts, Jr.,
Calhoun County in World War II by Robert E. Stevens,
The First Law & Order Book of Calhoun County Court April-July 1856.
Footsteps of Our Fathers, Early Settler of Tacy, Barbour County by Mary Stemple Coffman;
The Western Waters Early Settlers of Eastern Barbour County by Violet Gadd Coonts.
The Civil War in Gilmer County by Rosemary Layman Gainer
Grant District Cemeteries Tombstone Inscriptions & Genealogical Early Settlers and their Contributions to Jackson County by Winfred O'Brien
25 Volumes West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia Bibliography by Jim Comstock
25 Volumes West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia Supplemental Volumes by Jim Comstock
Hardesty's WV Counties of Calhoun, Pocahontas, Braxton, and Berkeley
DeHaas' History and Indian Wars of Western Virginia
Pioneers and Their Homes on Upper Kanawha by Ruth Woods Dayton
Heads of Families at the First Census of U.S. taken in the year of 1790
17th Century Colonial Ancestors of Members of the National Society of Colonial Dames XVIII Century 1915-1975 by Hutton
West Virginians in the American Revolution by Ross R. Johnston
Moccasin Rangers, Novel of Civil War by William E. Mitchell
A History of Original Settlements on the Delaware by Benjamin Ferris and A History of Wilmington
Virginia Tax Payers 1782-1787 by Augusta B. Fothergill
Pennsylvania German Marriages by Donna R. Irish
New Jersey Patents and Deeds by William Nelson (1664-1703)
A collection of family histories including a large collection of volumes donated to the library by Robert Knotts Jr on the Michael Stump family (45 volumes) and Knotts families (84 volumes) and 465 volumes on various family histories deriving from the Stumps and Knotts families.