What can these records tell me?

Discover your ancestor’s birth record from West Virginia. These records cover the mid-nineteenth century into the early twentieth century. In addition to learning your ancestor’s birth date, you may also discover parents’ and grandparents’ names, allowing you to expand your family tree.

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Sex
  • Birth year
  • Birth date
  • Image link
  • Father’s first name(s)
  • Father’s last name
  • Mother’s first name(s)
  • Mother’s last name
  • Paternal grandfather’s first name(s)
  • Paternal grandfather’s last name
  • Paternal grandmother’s first name(s)
  • Paternal grandmother’s last name
  • Maternal grandfather’s first name(s)
  • Maternal grandfather’s last name
  • Maternal grandmother���s first name(s)
  • Maternal grandmother’s last name
  • State

By following the image link, you may be able to discover additional information about your ancestor’s family. For example, the images often include a town name, nationality and race of parents, and occupation. Some registers will also provide the number this child is for the mother, which will help confirm whether your ancestor had siblings.