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Most counties have records from 1853. Some counties also have marriage records from 1870. Divorce records are kept by the county clerk of the circuit court. Probate records have been kept by the county courts and are found in deed books and court order books. Naturalization proceedings were recorded in the minutes and dockets of the courts until 1906, since any court could naturalize immigrants. After 1929, only federal courts handled naturalizations.
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Jackson County Vital Records Jackson County Clerk 116 Court St. Ripley, WV 25271 (304) 372-2250 Related Links:
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