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Ash and Purkey Families Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M.3391
Overview Genealogy research records of the Ash family of Harrison and Doddridge counties, and the Purkey family of Taylor and Randolph counties. Includes family worksheets footnoted with sources, historical narrative, photographs, and original documentation in transcript and facsimile form. The majority of the collection is comprised of photocopies. Records assembled 1980-2000 by Sandra Delaney covering 1600s-1900s.
Dates: 1980-2000

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Deakins Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0624
Scope and Contents Additional Deakins family papers, consisting of correspondence, bond of conveyance, deeds, surveys and plats. [ALS] to Colonel Francis Deakin from John Compton, 1793, relative to surveys made by John Compton in 1792; bond of conveyance for land in Randolph County owned by Deakins heirs, 1809; five deeds for land owned by the Deakins family in Randolph and Preston counties W. Va., 1808-1885; 1848 deed from Francis Deakins to Northwestern Turnpike Co.; seven surveys and plats for lands in...
Dates: 1778-1881

Deakins Family Papers and Surveying Compass

Collection Number: A&M.0197
Overview Includes records from several generations of the Deakins family of Montgomery County, Maryland and north central West Virginia. William (1742-1798) and Francis (1739-1804) Deakins, among the first generation, were active as land speculators after the American Revolution, applying their skills as surveyors to leverage acquisition of western lands. From 1778 their activities are documented through deeds, agreements, surveys, plats, surveyors' field books, court papers, and letters related to land...
Dates: 1778-1925

Joseph M. Kellogg, Compiler, Notebooks

Collection Number: A&M.1626
Overview Genealogical records, compiled by Professor Joseph M. Kellogg, Lawrence, Kansas, of the Henkel, McCann, Johnson, Mitchell, and Teter families. The records include copies of many nineteenth century documents. Allied families mentioned are Apple, Eschmann, Grisemer, Hammer, Harper, Hite, Pearies, Peterson, Ruleman, Scholl, See (Zeh), Simmons, Skidmore, and Westfall-Kortrecht. Most of these families settled in the South Branch Valley and the counties of Harrison, Lewis, Randolph, Barbour, Braxton,...
Dates: ca. 1945-1958

Ladwig Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3325
Scope and Contents Papers of the Ladwig family. They document the professional and personal lives of medical and teaching professionals in West Virginia in the early twentieth century, includng Dr. Otto Ladwig (1875-1968), his wife Calora Hardway Ladwig (1882-1974), and Margaret and Gertrude Hardway, Calora's sisters. The Ladwigs lived in Harrison and Randolph counties and were active in itinerant logging communities such as Evenwood. There are correspondence, publications, deeds, certificates, and photos of...
Dates: 1870-1959

Thornton Tayloe Perry, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3192
Overview This microfilm version of the Thornton Tayloe Perry Collection held by the Virginia Historical Society contains historical material collected by Perry over a 30 year period. It concentrates upon western Virginia and West Virginia with particular emphasis upon the lower Shenandoah Valley and Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties of West Virginia. The microfilm was placed in the West Virginia Collection by the Virginia Historical Society under provisions of a National Historical Publications...
Dates: 1732-1965

Watson Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1815
Scope and Contents The collection includes 57 letters (1795-1871) to or from Benjamin H., Henry, James G., James O., Rebecca D., and Thomas Watson; 3 land grants on sheep-skin (1787-1798) Monongalia County; 25 articles of agreement (1812-1875), manuscript; 4 manuscript wills or copies of wills (1852-1862); 32 surveys, maps, and plats of coal fields (1798-1892); 99 tax receipts (1807-1865), manuscript and printed forms; 44 receipts for clerking fees (1815-1845) manuscript and printed forms; 79 receipts, bills,...
Dates: 1798-1902

Watson Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1949
Scope and Contents The collection includes manuscript materials-correspondence, land warrant, accounts, receipts, petition and will; printed and typescript materials-invitations, broadside, newspaper and magazine clippings. Subjects of the various items include sale and survey of land; schools, churches, estates, comment on and description of agriculture, social and economic conditions in Kentucky, Georgia, Louisiana, S. Carolina, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, California, Morgantown, Fairmont, & Wheeling, W. Va.,...
Dates: 1694; 1783-1878; 1926

West Virginia Library Commission, Correspondence and Legislative Material

Collection Number: A&M.2612
Overview Correspondence concerning the 1977 proposed merger of the West Virginia Library Commission and the new Department of Culture and History. Also includes bills relating to the creation of the Department of Culture and History and the proposed merger.
Dates: 1977

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