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Deakins Family Papers and Surveying Compass

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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

Thomas Ray Dille Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0191
Scope and Contents Four notebooks of Col. John Evans family history prepared by Thomas Ray Dille; (maps of voting districts in Monongalia County) papers of the Monongalia County Historical Society; and copies of the constitution and charter of the York County (Pa.) Historical Society
Dates: ca. 1774-1939

Thomas Ray Dille Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0171
Scope and Contents Papers of a Morgantown attorney, genealogist, and antiquarian. There are several series of office files relating to Dille's law practice, and extensive correspondence regarding his historical and genealogical studies. Families for which there are genealogical compilations include Dille, Ray, Stewart, McFarland, Tennant, David Evans, and John Evans. Monongalia County birth and death records; cemetery readings; copies of wills and indexes of will books; names in real estate and appraisement...
Dates: 1781-1948

Thomas Ray Dille Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0357
Scope and Contents Gift of the brothers and sisters of Thomas Ray Dille, lawyer, historian, and genealogist of Morgantown W.Va. This collection contains the family histories of the Dille, David Evans, and John Evans families, as well as the Ray, Stewart, McFarland, and Tennant families. Materials include five loose leaf volumes of cemetery records of Monongalia County; family records of Monongalia County, and family Bible records. Additional materials about the Forks of Cheat Baptist Church,...
Dates: ca. 1774-1939

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