Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3281
Overview Genealogy research papers of Eileen Peters. Includes genealogies, research notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, maps, photographs, books, and other publications documenting primarily Preston County, West Virginia families, as well as families of the tri-state region of West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia. Also includes histories of Preston County, West Virginia (18th through 20th centuries), and general information on how to conduct genealogical research.
Collection Number: A&M.2213
Overview Genealogical histories of various West Virginia families, mainly from Tyler and Monongalia Counties, compiled by Mrs. Florence Montgomery of Hampton, Virginia. Includes histories of the Ball, McCoy, Prather-Tannehill, Russel, Soper, Talbot, Thistle, and Wells families. Also includes several photographs.
Dates: ca. 1700-1950
Collection Number: A&M.2391
Overview Mimeographed typescript entitled "The Family of Cecile Fluharty" authored by Cecile Moore Fluharty, 1974. Includes sketches of the Fluharty, Birkhead, Davis, DeLaWarr, Hardman, Hughes, Jackson, Moore, Morris, Nichols, Orr, Sellman, Stoneking, Underwood, Wells, West, and other related families. Covers the years 1300-1974.
Collection Number: A&M.3253
Overview Newsletters, booklet, photographs, obituaries, newspaper clippings, letters, memorial cards, and other papers which provide genealogical information regarding the Conway, Fetty, Galbraith, Jones, Martin, Pierpont, Smell, Underwood, Wells, Woodburn families. Photographs include portraits of Ethel Woodburn Galbraith and Carl C. Galbraith. The collection also includes materials regarding membership in The National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution and The National Society of Magna...
Collection Number: A&M.1127
Overview Papers pertaining to Tyler County and Sistersville include genealogical data on the Wells family; a stock certificate of the Sistersville and Salem Turnpike Company; newspaper clippings on local affairs; and a manuscript list of Civil War volunteers from Tyler County.
Collection Number: A&M.2184
Overview This pamphlet traces the ancestry of three families: Wells, Evans, and Masters. Marriages, births, wills, land appraisals, and an estate settlement are entered. The will of Zorobabo Wells of Talbot County, Maryland, was executed in 1696. Sketches are found in the lives of he and his wife Catherine; their children Richard, Humphrey, and Zorobabol wells; and the later generations. Evan of Slanvareth, Northern Wales, came to P.A. in 1682. Evan of Evan, a Welshman, came to what is now Valley Forge...
Dates: ca. 1700
Collection Number: A&M.0081
Overview Papers of Thomas Tavenner and the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence; memoirs; journals; financial and legal documents; pamphlets; newspapers; and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family were Confederate sympathizers. The collection is organized into ten series, including: 1. Correspondence (1796-1955, undated); 2. Reminiscences (1861-1866, undated); 3. Journals (1840-1863); 4. Financial papers (1821-1901,...
Dates: 1772-1955; Majority of material found within 1855-1866