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Abram Mason Memoir [Xerox]

Collection Number: A&M.2575
Overview Abram Mason's memoirs relating events in the history of the Mason family, who resided briefly in Monongalia County, West Virginia.
Dates: 1860 March 27

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

Collection Number: A&M.3561
Overview 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...
Dates: 2007

Ashford Brown Papers, Archives

Collection Number: A&M.2441
Overview Ledger of illness remedies used by Dr. Ashford Brown of Gladesville, West Virginia, who practiced medicine in Monongalia, Preston and Taylor counties before and during the Civil War.
Dates: 1831-1843

Barbara Bircher Papers

Collection Number: A&M.4320
Scope and Contents Papers of Barbara Bircher (1930-2010; nee Barbara Jean Clear) of Westover, WV. Includes family photographs (including portraits, group portraits, and candid shots), two reels of motion picture film ("4 July 1974" and unidentified), genealogy material regarding the Bircher, Clare, and Clear families, clippings, two audio recordings (vinyl discs), and other material.Box 1 folder 21 contains the two vinyl discs, including "Steel Mill Blues" performed by Mike Pickering, 1982; and "Coal...
Dates: ca. 1920-2010

Barns Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0925
Overview Papers of the Barns family of northwestern West Virginia, including: the Civil War diaries of Thomas Rufus Barns recording his experiences while serving with Company K, Tenth Regiment, West Virginia Volunteer Infantry (1863-1864); Civil War records of Uz Barns, who served with the same unit, including discharge and pension papers (1865-1891); miscellaneous Civil War material, including currency and song sheets (ca. 1861-1865); and Barns family papers including financial records, and land...
Dates: 1816-1899; Majority of material found within 1831-1899

Bayles Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0779
Overview Correspondence and genealogical notes of John C. Bayles of Morgantown relating to the histories of the Bayles, Vandervort and other Monongalia County families. Also included are materials on the history of West Virginia University buildings and the department of buildings and grounds, compiled by Mr. Bayles; originals and copies of wills, deeds, and land surveys in Monongalia County; an account book for general merchandise, Monongalia County, 1857-1859; newspaper clippings; photographs; a Civil...
Dates: 1827-1945

Benjamin Trembly, Deed for Sale of Land in Preston County, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4001
Overview Deed for the sale of land owned by Benjamin Trembly to John Trembly for 300 dollars. The land is described as being located in Monongalia County (now Preston County), along the bank of Big Sandy Creek. The document is described as both a deed (on the outside) and an indenture (in the main text).
Dates: 1812-1813

Brand Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1576
Scope and Contents Business and official papers of Monongalia sheriff, John M. Brand and his deputy, William N. Brand, 1861-1872; letter from E. I. Moore of Woodburn Seminary; class prophecy, June 1898 by Friend E. Clark of West Virginia University; and diaries kept by Miss Willa Brand during a European trip, 1913, and a journey through the British Isles in 1924.
Dates: 1861-1872, 1898-1924

Brand Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1602
Scope and Contents Genealogical studies, "Some Genealogical Notes on the Family of Samuel and Elizabeth Musgrave," and "Some Genealogical Notes on the McDougal Family" (Supplement to the Brand Family Records, 1922), compiled by a Morgantown lawyer and genealogist, Frank M. Brand.
Dates: 1962

Brown Family Papers, Photographs and Maps

Collection Number: A&M.2604
Overview Papers, photographs and maps of a wealthy Morgantown family with interests in real estate and coal mining. Most of the business papers are those of J. M. G. Brown, a West Virginia University law school alumnus, who was president of Scotts Run Fuel Corporation. Brown was also a housing developer whose company, Suburban Real Estate of Morgantown, was a competitive concern not only locally but throughout north central West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania. There are papers indicating his...
Dates: 1765-1959

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West Virginia University 15
Core, Earl Lemley, 1902-1984 7
Daughters of the American Revolution. Colonel John Evans Chapter (Morgantown, W. Va.) 5
Dille, Thomas Ray 5
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Monongalia Historical Society (Morgantown, W. Va.) 5
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 5
Evans, John 4
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 4
Moreland, James R. 4
Rogers, John. 4
Brown family 3
Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 3
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 3
Clinton Furnace 3
Mathers, Max 3
Monongalia Academy (Morgantown, W. Va.) 3
Monongalia County (W.Va.) 3
Monongalia County Court 3
Moreland, James R. (1879-1955) 3
Morgan family 3
Morgantown Bridge Company 3
Price family 3
Rogers, John , 1786-1864 3
Scott family 3
West Virginia Historical Society 3
West Virginia University. Department of Biology 3
West, Rufus A. 3
Arnett family 2
Bayless family 2
Brand, Frank M. 2
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 2
Courtney family 2
Deakins family 2
Deakins, Francis. 2
Dean family 2
Dill family 2
Dodds, Gideon S. 2
Dunn family 2
Evans, David. 2
Evans, Dudley. 2
Fairfax, George W. 2
Fairfax, John 2
Federer, Greenland Thompson 2
Garlow family 2
Garrison, Alpheus. 2
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 2
Haymond, Alpheus F. 2
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 2
Hess family 2
Independent Order of Odd Fellows 2
Jolliffe family 2
Jones, Clement Ross (1871-1939) 2
Lewis family 2
Lewis, Osie Grose 2
Lewis, Walter Dix 2
Martin family. 2
Mathers, E.L. 2
McCleery, William. 2
McFarland family 2
Moore, Elizabeth I. 2
Moore, J.R. 2
Moreland, Joseph. 2
Morgan, Zackquill. 2
Morgantown High School (Morgantown, W. Va.) 2
Musgrave family 2
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 2
Post, Melville Davisson, 1869-1930 2
Price, Georgia C. 2
Price, William. 2
Ray family 2
Reed family 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
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Scotts Run Settlement House 2
Shuttleworth family 2
Smith family 2
Snider family. 2
Sons of the American Revolution - West Virginia Society. 2
Sons of the Revolution 2
Stuart family 2
Summers, Festus P. (Festus Paul), 1895-1971 2
Tennant family 2
United Mine Workers of America 2
United States. Army 2
United States. Bureau of Selective Service 2
Van der Voort family 2
Watson family 2
West Virginia University. Agricultural Extension Service 2
West Virginia University. College of Engineering 2
Wherry, J.H. 2
Wilson family 2
Wilson, William Lyne, 1843-1900 2
Wood, Oscar 2
Woodburn Female Seminary (Morgantown, W. Va.) 2
Zinn family 2
Zinn, George D. 2
Agricultural College of West Virginia 1
Alexander, Herbert Lee. 1
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