The WV-FOOTSTEPS mail list is just beginning on September 6, 1999 and
will hopefully become a major part of the WVGenWeb Project.
- What is WV-FOOTSTEPS?
This list is the place for you to share your original West Virginia source material...
wills, deeds, bible records, tax lists, cemetery files, pension applications, obituaries,
old letters, marriage lists, etc... with other West Virginia researchers.
Please note that queries are not allowed.
- How to Subscribe
- You can join in either mail mode or digest mode. To Subscribe you need to send an Email with either the word SUBSCRIBE as the only word in the body of the message, and leave subject line of the message blank. Do not put anything else, including your name, and if you have a signature file, please turn it off.
- How to Unsubscribe
- You can unsubscribe in either mail mode or digest mode. To Unsubscribe you need to send an Email with either the word UNSUBSCRIBE as the only word in the body of the message, and leave subject line of the message blank. Do not put anything else, including your name, and if you have a signature file, please turn it off.
Note: if you subscribe to the
list in digest mode you must unsubscribe from it in digest mode as well.
- How to submit your information
- To post your information to the list, send an email to:
Please follow these guidelines when submitting your information in order for
readers to quickly know if it is something they might be interested in reading
or want to delete:
In the subject line put:
TYPE OF FILE: Surname, date, county
For instance if your file concerns one individual or surname:
OBIT: Smith, 1903, Hardy Co.
WILL: Jones, 1878, Monroe Co.
CENSUS: Brown, 1860-1870, Harrison Co.
If your information is a complete list of all available records:
TAX LIST: 1808, Kanawha Co.
If your information is too large for a single email please submit it showing part numbers:
- CEM: St Mary's, Fayette Co., part 1 ( part 2 or # 1 # 2, etc)
- MARR: Greenbrier Co., 1860-1880, A's (etc)
If you are unsure of what to use for your subject
send me an email.
- Is the list archived somewhere?
- The digest of the mail list will be placed in the WVGenWeb Archives.
I hope you enjoy the list!
And please remember... Queries are not allowed!