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Collection Number: A&M.3213
Overview Genealogical information compiled by the donor and documents of the Zinn family of north central West Virginia. The family is traced back to George Zinn, a German immigrant from Darstadt and a Revolutionary War veteran who settled after the American Revolution in Monongalia County. There is mention of various of his descendents, mainly West Virginians, but most of the information is on the line of the Civil War veteran George Harrison Zinn and his son Frank Garfield Zinn. Most of the documents...
Dates: 1808-1994; Majority of material found in 1832-1888
Collection Number: A&M.3994
Overview Papers of the Zinn family of Preston County, West Virginia, including legal documents and genealogical records. Legal documents include a letter of attorney, indentures, deeds, stock certificates, and surveys of property. Genealogical records include a handwritten record of births, a page from a family bible recording births and marriages, and a typescript regarding the history of the Zinn family. Frequently mentioned names include Isaac Dean and George Zinn. The collection also includes an...