Links for Your Research Needs!

Below is an evolving collection of links, organized by category, to help visitors to this website in their research endeavors. If you have links that might be useful, please send them to us so that we can share with others!

Ripley High School Yearbooks

Copies of the Yearbooks from Ripley High School, Ripley, WV,, Veterans who graduated from Ripley High and more...

Full Text of Jackson County Past and Present

For a full copy of the Jackson County Past and Present 1990, this link will take you to where you can flip through the pages. To save a page to your computer, right click the image and "save as."

West Virginia Cultural Center

Vital Statistics of Births, Marriages and Deaths in WV

Jackson County GenWeb

Information on genealogy, cemeteries, history, etc. of Jackson County, John House writings

West Virginia Pioneers

A great site with information on families of Jackson and Roane Counties.

Casto Connections

This is a great site for anyone connected with the Casto Family of Jackson County

Lockhart's Central West Virginia Genealogy

Large database containing over half a million names-from the books the Lockharts have published during their fifty years of collecting and distributing genealogical information. The site is free but requires a sign-in.

US GenWeb Project

The USGenWeb Project consists of a group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. The Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone.

West Virginia Cemetery Preservation Association

Site with list and photos of cemeteries in Jackson and surrounding counties.

Find A Grave

Find the grave of an ancestor.

Jackson County Railroad History

B&O Millwood to Ripley.

Jackson County Railroad History

B&O Ravenswood to Spencer line.

The Great Bend Museum

Link to the Great Bend Museum's Facebook page