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Jackson Family of Monongalia and Preston Counties Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3717
Overview Papers of the Jackson family of Monongalia and Preston County, (West) Virginia, including business, financial, and legal documents. Includes Civil War pension records for Henry C. Jackson (1864); business records of Jackson and Lamb documenting transactions with Tassey and Church, Grocers of Pittsburgh (1833-1834); and records regarding Cheat Iron Works, St. John's Furnace, and Hampton Forge (1833 and undated), among other material (1814-1891).
Dates: 1814-1891; Majority of material found within 1833-1834, 1864

James Popenoe Letter (copy)

Collection Number: A&M.3180
Overview Photocopy of a letter written from the Fort Martin area of Monongalia County by James Popenoe who had visited residents at his birthplace in an effort to prove his birth in August 1777. Popenoe stood to inherit money based upon his age. The Popenoe family had come to Monongalia County from Salem, New Jersey, the native home of settlers of Salem, West Virginia.
Dates: 1820

James R. Moreland (1879-1955) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1146
Scope and Contents Family papers of Alexander Smith, Charles Edgar Brown, and Joseph Moreland; correspondence; materials relating to local history and Moreland's civic, social, religious, and professional activities. Typescript on the Union in West Virginia Coal Fields; a bound typescript on the History of the Various Courts of Monongalia County; and abstracts and legal papers of the Connellsville Basin Coke Company. Material also includes plats and maps relating to the residential and...
Dates: 1809-1948

James R. Moreland Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0870
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers of a Morgantown attorney and antiquarian. The boxed materials consist of legal papers, abstracts of titles and other items relating to Moreland's law practice; business and personal correspondence, records of Morgantown and Monongalia County corporations, including the Morgantown Hotel Company, Union Investment Company, Bank of Masontown, and the LaMar Coal Company. The bound volumes include a receipt book for shares in the Monongalia County Farmer's...
Dates: 1815-1957

James S. Watson, Papers of a Monongalia County Resident

Collection Number: A&M.4109
Overview Papers of James S. Watson relating to the Watson and Jollife families. Watson served in Civil War and was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Monongalia County, West Virginia. Includes calling card, books, genealogical information, and photographs. See scope and content note for detailed information.
Dates: ca. 1840-1980

James Vance Boughner (1812-1882) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0253
Overview Papers of a Morgantown resident who practiced medicine and operated a pension claim office in Mt. Morris, Greene County, Pennsylvania, ca.1847-1859, and who later conducted his claim business in Morgantown while serving with the U.S. Internal Revenue Bureau as collector for the second district of West Virginia. The collection contains letters, accounts, and business papers of Morgantown residents, 1790-1855, including a private account book of Hugh McNeely, 1790-1800. The internal revenue...
Dates: 1790-1888

Joann West, Genealogist, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.4264
Scope and Contents Collection of correspondence and handwritten research notes by Joann West pertaining to genealogy of families in northern West Virginia. Contains mostly letters addressed to Mrs. West requesting her services as a paid genealogy researcher; there are also copies of letters by Mrs. West asking others for genealogy information. Collection also contains genealogy charts made by Mrs. West. Includes detailed information (no more than a few pages) on the following names: Colonel James Paull,...
Dates: 1970-1977

John Fanshear Bond

Collection Number: A&M.3012
Overview A Monongalia County performance bond of John Fanshear. The agreement bound Fanshear and his heirs to Clement Vincent for a debt of $100.00. It is further stipulated in the event of non-payment that Fanshear will forfeit title to a specified tract of land previously owned by Enoch Vincent.
Dates: 1813

John Henderson Manuscript

Collection Number: A&M.1539
Overview Sketch, written by Bessie Ammons, of Henderson, a Disciples of Christ minister who served several communities in the western part of Monongalia County, West Virginia, in the 1860s.
Dates: 1961

John Rogers (1786-1864) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1397
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Capt. R. L. Baker of the U.S. Arsenal in Pittsburg for the purchase of musket stocks.
Dates: 1828-1851

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