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Greene County (Pa.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Barns Family Records

Collection Number: A&M.3066
Overview A framed lithograph of the James Barns residence in Cumberland Township, near Carmichaels, PA with an insert consisting of a drawing of the first successfully operating engine in Greene Co., ca. 1833, located in the Barns woolen factory on Muddy Creek, near Carmichaels, Pennsylvania. Included is an account by the donor about the Barns family of north central West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania. Mention is made of abolitionism, agricultural trends, James Barns, William Shinn Barns,...
Dates: 1884-1990

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

Georgia C. Price Genealogy Research Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3910
Overview Genealogy research material of Georgia Catharine Price (1867-1954, born in Monongalia County, West Virginia), granddaughter of West Virginia legislator William Price (1803-1881), and Earl L. Core. Includes typescript and original correspondence, genealogies, facsimiles of legal documents, and other material, mostly relating to the genealogy of various families, including Core, Haught, Price, and Tennant. Prominent locations include Greene County and Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and...
Dates: 1804-1860s, 1916-1972, undated

Greene County, Pennsylvania, Genealogy Index

Collection Number: A&M.3160
Overview A card file of the Greene County Historical Society, Pennsylvania, containing genealogical notes and index entries for genealogical sources relating to Greene County, PA and the surrounding region for the period ca. 1740-1980. The cards are alphabetized by name.
Dates: ca. 1960-1980

Greene County Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Documents Regarding Refurbishing

Collection Number: A&M.4349
Content Description Documents regarding the Greene County Soldiers and Sailors Monument located in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. The monument was constructed 1888-1889 to honor local veterans of the Civil War. Contains photocopies of historic articles and publications regarding the monument; an outline plan for refurbishing the monument; and a 5 November 2004 copy of the "Greene County Messenger" newspaper with a front page article regarding the refurbishing project.
Dates: 2004

Henry H. Fry, Soldier, Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M.1552
Overview Civil War letters from a Union soldier in the Army of the Potomac to his wife in Greene County, Pennsylvania. Fry was in the Peninsula Campaign, 1862, and later stationed at various islands off the South Carolina coast. In 1864 he was killed near Bermuda Hundred, Virginia. The letters reveal little about military movements, but do comment on camp life and fraternization between Union and Confederate soldiers.
Dates: 1862-1864

Isaac W. Scherich, Civil War Soldier, Memoirs

Collection Number: A&M.4034
Overview Civil war memoirs of Isaac W. Scherich of Greene County, Pennsylvania (1844-1928), who served with the 18th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry from 1862 to 1865. Scherich is spelled Scherick in official military records. Memoirs consist of a photocopy of the original typescript, which describes the history of Scherich's regiment and his involvement in various Civil War battles, including Hanover, Gettysburg, and Opequan Creek. Memoirs also recount Scherich's personal history and life after...
Dates: 1916-1957; Majority of material found in 1916

Karen Haught, Compiler, Newspaper Clipping Notebooks Regarding Monongalia County, and Greene County, Pennsylvania

Collection Number: A&M.3641
Overview Three clippings notebooks compiled by Blacksville, West Virginia resident Karen Haught regarding primarily the history of Monongalia County, West Virginia and Greene County, Pennsylvania in the period ca. 1800 to 1980. Clippings were culled from local newspapers.
Dates: 1930-1960, 1983

Michael K. Johnson, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2345
Overview Correspondence, business records, legal papers, and miscellaneous papers of the Haldeman, Baldwin, and Smith families of Monongalia and Preston counties in West Virginia and of Greene, Fayette, and Washington counties in Pennsylvania. The major portion of the collection relates to the business dealings of the Rev. T.A. Haldeman, who built and repaired carriages, wagons, and buggies at a shop in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, and also dealt in fruits and vegetables. There is genealogical material on...
Dates: 1830-1958

Mrs. Louise Morris, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1808
Scope and Contents Materials Collected by Mrs. Louise Morris, genealogist and authority on local history. The collection includes a notebook kept by J. H. Wherry, a student at Jefferson College, Pa., in 1859; a genealogy of the DeVaul, Haun, [F]ast families of Marion and Monongalia counties, 1817-1957; an essay on "Immigration" by George Whitham, 1896, favoring immigration restriction because of the increased number coming from " the Latin races of southeastern Europe;" land surveys from dead books, 1827-1933,...
Dates: 1859-1964