Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0975
Scope and Contents Papers of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). Includes letters, surveys, land grant, bonds, and receipts. The correspondence includes ALS...
Collection Number: A&M.3655
Overview Research materials complied by authors Phillip G. Goff and Roy L. Lockhart for their book, "The Four Goff Brothers of Western Virginia". The bulk of the collection consists of photocopied documents regarding the Goff brothers and their families, including court records, wills, deeds, newspaper clippings, and family Bible records. There are also photocopies of correspondence, photographs, and chapters of books and pamphlets pertaining to the lives of James Goff, John Turton Goff, Thomas Goff,...
Collection Number: A&M.3235
Overview Photocopies of pedigree charts, family group records, photographs and a typescript family history of the Goff (also spelled Goffe or Gough) family of the northern neck of Virginia via England with William Goff as the earliest noted member. Materials cover the years 1550-1984.
Dates: ca. 1994
Collection Number: A&M.4202
Overview Papers of the Goff family of Harrison County, West Virginia. This collection is minimally processed. Includes the papers of Nathan Goff III, grandson of Nathan Goff Jr. (1843-1920), as well as his daughter Laura Ellen Goff Fireman (later Davis). Also includes correspondence of Howard Caplan, the Administrator of the Estate of Nathan Goff III, and H. Dotson Cather, the brother-in-law of Mrs. Goff Fireman Davis who may have been involved in Goff's estate. Formats in the collection include...
Dates: 1882-1980; Majority of material found within 1940-1970
Collection Number: A&M.2331
Overview Genealogical notes and charts relating to the Boyce, Goff, and Riddle families, compiled by Harley M. Goff and others.
Dates: ca. 1700-1972
Collection Number: A&M.0740
Overview M.K. Lowther (1869-1947) was a journalist and one of the first women newspaper editors in West Virginia. She was the author of the HISTORY OF RITCHIE COUNTY; BLENNERHASSETT ISLAND IN ROMANCE AND TRAGEDY; FRIENDSHIP HILL, HOME OF ALBERT GALLATIN; MARSHALL HALL AND OTHER POTOMAC POINTS IN STORY AND PICTURE; and MT. VERNON: ITS CHILDREN, ITS ROMANCES, ITS ALLIED FAMILIES AND MANSIONS. There are complete and incomplete typescripts, rough drafts, revisions, photographs and plates of her books. Also...
Collection Number: A&M.0928
Overview Family genealogies in this collection include: Alderson, Alkire, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Ball, Barnes, Barnet, Bartlett, Bassel, Benedum, Bennett, Blake, Bonnett, Boughman, Brake, Burr, Bush, Carber, Carpenter, Carroll, Casto, Champe, Cheuvront, Chrislip, Cookman, Coplin, Corder, Couch, Cummins, Cunningham, Curry, Custis, Cutright, Davidson, Davis, Donnally, Douglass, Dyer, Eagan, Eastwood, Fairbank, Farnsworth, Fell, Flesher, Gaston, Gates, Girty, Goff, Goodloe, Hacker, Hagerman, Hall,...
Collection Number: A&M.3520
Overview Collection of Thomas E. Goff of Morgantown relating to his fly tying, archery, and sports equipment business. Includes two bamboo fly rods, fly tying equipment and supplies, flys, two creels, three bows, leather finger tips and arm guards, a quiver, and arrows. Also includes 103 issues of a Goffs/Goughs family genealogical newsletter (1983-2003), and 6 issues of a Van Schaick family genealogical newsletter (2000-2005). There are photographs of Thomas E. Goff and family and friends from ca....
Dates: ca. 1910-2013; Majority of material found within ca. 1920-1980