Mailing Lists: General-Purpose Lists for West Virginia


GERMAN_COLONISTS_1714_VIRGINIA

Topic: 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.

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POTOMAC-HIGHLANDS

Topic: 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.

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wdc-genweb

Topic: 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.

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WV-BIO

Topic: Discussing biographical sources and the sharing of biographies

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WV-CEMETERIES

Topic: 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.

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WV-CENSUS-LOOKUP

Topic: 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.

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WV-FOOTSTEPS

Topic: 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.

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WV-FREEDMEN

Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Freedmen in West Virginia from all ethnic backgrounds (e.g., African, Native American, Caucasian).

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WV-INDIAN-CEMETERIES

Topic: 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.

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WV-INDIAN-TRIBES

Topic: 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.

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WV-MetroValley

Topic: the Metro Valley region of West Virginia encompassing the counties of Boone, Cabell, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Putnam, and Wayne.

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WV-NA-TRIBES

Topic: 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.

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WV-OBITS

Topic: A mailing list for the posting of West Virginia obituaries.

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WV-OLD-NEWS

Topic: 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:

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WV-ROLLCALL

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WV-SOUTHERN

Topic: Southern West Virginia, primarily the counties of Fayette, Greenbrier, McDowell, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Summers, Raleigh, and Wyoming.

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WVA

Topic: the state of West Virginia.

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WVPIONEERS

Topic: 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.

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WVWBTSVETS

Topic: anyone researching Civil War Veterans, both Confederate and Union, in West Virginia.

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