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Blacksville (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Blacksville High School, Yearbook "The Tattler"

Collection Number: A&M.4403
Content Description Blacksville High School yearbook "The Tattler" (1919). Includes "large" photographs of faculty, students, and student groups; class history; humor; and other material. The town of Blacksville is located in Monongalia County, West Virginia.
Dates: 1919

Blacksville Store and Gristmill Business Records

Collection Number: A&M.0854
Overview Three ledgers and account books of a general store and gristmill at Blacksville owned by William Thomas.
Dates: 1850-1908

Fletcher Brock Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2869
Overview Papers of Fletcher Brock, a Pennsylvania legislator from Blacksville, and of his family. Mainly correspondence between Fletcher and his son H.W. about medical schools, health problems, and family news. There are also letters to and from Fletcher Brock about local and national political issues such as temperance, slavery, roads, and elections.
Dates: 1851-1853

Ku Klux Klan, Monongalia County Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M.0386
Overview Four manuscript sheets of notes, apparently extracted from a bound volume, containing the constitution, oaths, members' names, and other data on the Blacksville Klan.
Dates: ca. 1868

Lantz Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3095
Overview Papers of William Lantz (b. 1810), a Blacksville, WV farmer, constable, postmaster, and general store owner, and his descendants, particularly Remembrance Lantz. Included are family and business correspondence; bills, invoices, and ledger sheets relating principally to the Lantz family's general store; and militia documents and legal papers documenting William Lantz's activities as constable, justice of the peace, and commissioner of revenue for Blacksville.
Dates: 1814-1921

Lantz Store, Blacksville, Monongalia County, Account Ledger

Collection Number: A&M.3302
Overview One ledger of a general merchandise store, 'Lantz Store' in Blacksville, West Virginia, documenting disbursements and customers accounts for May 29, 1861 through August 13, 1866. Transactions are recorded chronologically. Includes transaction dates, costs per item, and descriptions of items purchased or work completed. Some of the more common transactions include altering colts, building fences, sheep washing, and the sale of butter, coffee, gingham, molasses, rice, and tobacco, among others.
Dates: 1861-1866

Monongalia County, Deed to Land in Blacksville (W. Va.)

Collection Number: A&M.3731
Overview Indenture (original) documenting sale of lot 194 in Blacksville, West Virginia from David Black, founder of Blacksville, to George Johnston on 19 March 1830. The indenture was filed in Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1830

Owen-Neely Funeral Home Records

Collection Number: A&M.3139
Overview These photocopies of alphabetized client records of the Owen-Neely Funeral Home of Blacksville, Monongalia County, list the names and addresses of the deceased, their marital status, survivors, details of funeral and burial services, and birth, death, and burial dates.
Dates: 1966-1992

Virginia 4th Militia, War of 1812 Records and Civil War Medical Exemption Certificates

Collection Number: A&M.3093
Overview A monthly report and a subsistence account filed at the end of the War of 1812 for a Monongalia Co. militia unit stationed at Norfolk, VA. Mentioned are Capt. John Lantz, Lt. Col. Arch Woods and Lt. Peter Henkins. There are also certificates of medical exemption from the Civil War.
Dates: 1815, 1862

William Lantz and R.S. Lantz, Postmasters, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1038
Overview Papers of two Blacksville postmasters containing mail reports, letters on post office affairs and politics, petitions for mail routes, and printed materials relating to politics and agriculture.
Dates: 1880-1892