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Abraham Johnson Family Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M.0148
Overview Abraham Johnson of Essex County, New Jersey, settled on Patterson Creek in Hampshire County, Virginia, in the mid-18th-century. Collection contains newspaper clippings, notes, and correspondence related to the genealogy of the Abraham Johnson family of Hampshire County, Virginia, as compiled by Edgar Johnson Davis and Annie Dent Davis of Greensboro, North Carolina. Also includes a copy of the Johnson family genealogy that Dent published in 1939 with handwritten notes.

Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0104
Overview Personal and business papers of lawyer, U.S. Senator, circuit court judge, and first Governor of West Virginia, Arthur I. Boreman. Includes correspondence and legal and financial documents. Correspondence includes letters to and from Arthur's brother Jacob Boreman, as well as Francis H. Pierpont and George W. Summers. There are also letters and other documents relating to the taking and exchanging of hostages by the West Virginia government during the Civil War. See Scope and Content Note for...

Charles Harmison Land Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0948
Overview Photostats of land papers, including deeds, abstracts, agreements, and surveys, for land in Hampshire and Harrison counties, West Virginia; and Harrison County, Missouri, 1755-1913.

Christopher Beeler Will

Collection Number: A&M.3039
Overview Will of Christopher Beeler of Hampshire County. Apparently he was a man of some wealth because he left a house in Alexandria, VA to be sold and the proceeds divided among his grandchildren. He also owned land between New Creek and the North Branch of the Potomac which he left to his daughter Mary and children who resided there. He left 100 pounds to his sister in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania "for taking care of my Daughter Catherine when there and in her sickness."

Civil War Letters to Kate Schronz

Collection Number: A&M.2374
Overview 15 letters written to Kate Schronz, of Western Pennsylvania, during the Civil War years. Seven are from one friend, two from another, who served together near Romney, WV, and later New Creek, Virginia, in 1862-63. Three are from a cousin, Jacob Baldwin, a patient at Haddington Hospital, Philadelphia, in 1864, and later at Camp Stoneman near Washington, D.C. Three others are from cousins in Pittsburgh at Martinsburg.

David Merle Shingleton, Jr., Author, Shingleton Family Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M.4329
Scope and Contents Five binders of genealogy material related to the William Shingleton family compiled by David Merle Shingleton, Jr. Each volume of the genealogy focuses on one child of William Shingleton, a Revolutionary War veteran, and traces that line from the late eighteenth century to the late twentieth century. These descendants inhabited parts of Hampshire, Wayne, and Taylor counties in West Virginia and Washington County, Maryland.

Fort Van Metre Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2071
Overview Two maps and one description of the Fort Van Metre property; a copy of the will of Abraham Van Metre, 1780; sketch of Major Samuel McCulloch; and a picture of Shaw Hall, West Liberty College, thought to be the site of the fort.

Fox Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0150
Scope and Contents All sent to Vause Fox, Romney, (W.) Va., by relatives and others relating to family affairs, prices of farm products, and leather and hides at Baltimore. Writers of letters include Amos Fox, Absalom Fox, Mahlon Lewis, Sam Kercheval, Jr., J.P. Bayless, Geo. Leslie, Henry Leslie, and Wm. Vause.

Fox Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0477
Scope and Contents Letters and business papers of the Fox family, centered on William and Vause Fox; there are accounts showing prices for goods and services in the first decades of the nineteenth century, including hides and leather, surveying, field labor, and weaving; items on Negroes and slavery, the Literary Society of Romney; and letters from Virginians who had taken up western lands.

Fox Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0471
Scope and Contents Papers centering upon Williams and Vause Fox, Hampshire County; including indentures, patents a slave deed, return of supplies and regimental orders of the 77th Regiment of Virginia Militia, accounts for farm implements and household supplies; names mentioned include Johnson Barkelow, and William and George Calmes; the land papers bear the signatures of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Wood, and Thomas Randolph.

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