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Petersburg, West Virginia

Petersburg, WV  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Petersburg is in Grant County. The county seat is Petersburg.

Major ancestry groups reported by Petersburg residents include:

· German - 31%
· English - 12%
· Irish - 12%
· Dutch - 4%
· Black or African American - 2%
· Italian - 2%
· French (except Basque) - 1%
· Scotch-Irish - 1%
· Scottish - 1%
· Polish - 1%
· Danish - 1%
· Croatian - 1%

Former names for Petersburg include:
· Luney's Creek
· Luney's Springs

For more detail about place names in the Petersburg area, consult Place Names in West Virginia, Mary M. Jenkins
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