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Evans Family Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M.2383
Overview Genealogical sketch of the Evans family of Monongalia County, compiled by Virgil A. Lewis, 1911. Material covers the years 1737-1911.

Gavin Hamilton Family Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M.4194
Overview Contains a revised typescript of "Hamilton Family of Prince Georges County, Maryland" (60 pages) compiled by John D. Baldwin. This supplement documents the descendants of Gavin Hamilton (1630s-1698) and their activities during the years 1685 to 1832 via chronological entries. The typescript also contains information regarding connections between the Hamilton, Evans, and Belt families, among others.

Monongalia County Land and Legal Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0499
Scope and Contents Site of Morgantown given, along with boundaries and owners of land along the south side of a line running northeast for the mouth of Decker's Creek to Cheat river, and along the west side of the Monongahela River in Cass district to the Pennsylvania line; located are Jackson's iron works, site of Jackson ore digging, Pleasant Furnace, Ice's Ferry, poor house, and roads; some owners' names given are: John Davis, Thomas Evans, Jarrett, Andrew Ice, Jenkins, Jesse and William Bayles, John Tibbs,...

Monongalia County Round Barn Records

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Collection Number: A&M.2940
Overview Floor plans, photographs (separated to the picture file) and an article describing Ulissus Ralph Snyder's ten sided Round Barn, located on Rt. 19 South of Morgantown-Westover. One 7x10" pencil drawing by Will Strunk, 1939 and a 3 page typed description of the Colonel Dudley Evans house, a part of his farm which since 1940 is the site of the Dupont plant south of Westover overlooking the Monongahela River. Little not only thoroughly describes the house where her family lived part of her youth...

Mrs. Franklin Bristol, Compiler, Evans, Masters, and Wells Families Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M.2184
Overview This pamphlet traces the ancestry of three families: Wells, Evans, and Masters. Marriages, births, wills, land appraisals, and an estate settlement are entered. The will of Zorobabo Wells of Talbot County, Maryland, was executed in 1696. Sketches are found in the lives of he and his wife Catherine; their children Richard, Humphrey, and Zorobabol wells; and the later generations. Evan of Slanvareth, Northern Wales, came to P.A. in 1682. Evan of Evan, a Welshman, came to what is now Valley Forge...

Oliver Popenoe, Compiler, Genealogical Material Regarding Popenoe Family

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Collection Number: A&M.3928
Overview Genealogical material regarding the Popenoe (Papineau, Popino, and other spellings) family and related families (including the Burris, Davis, Dent, Evans, Judy, Martin, Morgan, Prickett, Scott, and Snider families), compiled through the research of Oliver Popenoe. The Poponoe family in North America is traced back to Jean Papineau, a French Huguenot who immigrated to Massachusetts ca. 1700. His son Peter settled in what would later become Monongalia county in the 1770s. This collection includes...

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...

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

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,...

Turtle Run Oil Company, Acccount Books and Miscellaneous Genealogical Items

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Collection Number: A&M.2442
Overview Account book for the Turtle Run Oil Company of Parkersburg, WV, dated Nov. 15, 1864-Aug. 31, 1865. Included are genealogical notes on the Steers, Evans, Butcher, Pribble, and related families. The memoirs of Hiram Pribble, dated 1844, is also included.