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Albert H. Toothman, Author and Compiler, 'My Wetzel Connection'

Collection Number: A&M.3561


Manuscript titled 'My Wetzel Connection', compiled by Albert H. Toothman, regarding the Wetzel (Wetzell, Whitzel, Whitsell) and Bonet (Bonnet, Bonnett) families of the 18th and 19th centuries. It discusses their arrival in the Colonies from Germany and France, and subsequent migration through Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, present-day West Virginia, and Ohio. Also includes accompanying maps, family trees, and a detailed ancestral report. Both the family trees and report commence with Amanda Wetzel (1834-1907). Persons include: John Wetzel, Hans Martin Wetzell, Jacques Bonet, Martin Wetzel, Lewis Bonnet, George Wetzel, and Mary Wetzel. Specific locations include: Ohio Valley; Monacacy Community in Frederick County, Maryland and Frederick County, Virginia; Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Shenandoah Valley; Brocks Gap, Augusta County, Virginia; Rockingham County, Virginia; Monongalia County, [West] Virginia; and Preston County, West Virginia.


  • 2007


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Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.


0.01 Linear Feet (Summary: 36 pages)

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Albert H. Toothman, Author and Compiler, 'My Wetzel Connection', 2007
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1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US