West Virginia Vital Research Records Project:  


Search birth, marriage and death records and view scanned images of the original records.


Fee $$$



Full online access to more than a billion newspaper articles from 1759 – a great source of local information that can be used for genealogy research -- includes:

·         Charleston (WV) Gazette – 1924-1977;

·         Charleston (WV) Daily Mail – 1914-1977;

·         Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail – 1958-1977

Fee $$$  


Discover your ancestors with the world's largest family history website. Start a family tree, browse census records and more online.


Genealogy website to upload, and search, GEDCOM files. Free space provided but subscription required to contact other users


Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet: 


A large categorized and cross-referenced directory of sites useful for genealogical research, with hundreds of thousands of links.



Fee $$$

for association membership

The Alford American Family Association

Purpose of the Association

1. To collect, record, preserve, disseminate, and perpetuate biographical data and historical information on Alfords(including all spelling variations)and their ancestors.

2. To educate members, particularly those of the younger generations, on Alford family history and how it relates to the history of our nation.

3. To further fellowship and camaraderie within the living Alford family.






Updated:  July 2009