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Zumbach, Jacob
newly appointed postmaster Daily telegram 6 Nov 1914, Clarksburg WV
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Jail Daily Telegram, 23 dec 1915, clarksburg WV
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Find Your Family History in West Virginia Newspaper Archives

Learn more about the role your ancestors played in shaping early and modern day America through the details found in West Virginia newspaper archives. Were your ancestors involved in the decision of West Virginia to separate from Virginia in 1861? Did they perhaps pave the way for the West Virginia coal industry, which the state is famously known for? Find out these answers and more by searching our collection of digital newspaper archives from across the state.

Our collection of West Virginia newspapers archives date back over 270 years ago and up to the time when West Virginia was admitted to the Union by Abraham Lincoln, deeming it a new state. Search popular publications such as Charleston Gazette and State Journal.

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West Virginia Genealogy in Newspaper Archives

Learning about your ancestors can help fill the gaps within your family tree, uncover historical and community events they took part in, and validate family stories you might already know. Genealogists use newspapers to find valuable stories and details from our past. These historical records can be used to trace family inheritance, view birth and death announcements, and discover how your family impacted the community they lived in.