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Pendleton County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Auville Family Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M 3089

Genealogical records compiled by the donor and arranged alphabetically. The records list name, spouse's name, children's names, dates of life spans, marriage dates, and places of birth, marriage, death and burial. Also copies and typescripts of two church books of Henry D. Auville, Preacher in Charge of the Methodist Episcopal South mission at Circleville, Pendleton County. The books record attendance, membership status, officer status and rites performed.

Dates: 1879-1886

Bennett and Related Families Genealogy and History

Collection Number: A&M 3182
Overview Articles and charts of genealogy of the Bennett and allied families of Campbell, Dentzer, Dyer, Ellsworth, Fast, Forinash, Hinkle (Henkle/Henckel), Layman, McCally, Skidmore, Wagner and Weaver. Often mentioned names are John Bennett, Joseph Bennett, Levi Bennett, William Bennett, James Campbell, Moses Ellsworth, Anthonius Jacobus Henckel, John Justus Henckel, John Skidmore and Levi Skidmore. There are articles on the Bennett Coat of Arms, James Campbell, John Justus Henckel and Hinkle's...
Dates: 1992

C. Ed. Lukens Broadside for Public Sale of Land

Collection Number: A&M 3835

Color reproduction of a broadside advertising the public sale of lands of C. Ed Lukens, deceased. The lands to be sold are described as valuable timber, farming, and grazing lands and are located in Randolph and Pendleton counties. The broadside lists terms of sale and also describes the individual acreages for sale, including about 6,440 acres comprising twelve plots of land in Raleigh county and 523 acres comprising three farms in Pendleton county.

Dates: 1940

Charles E. Pittman, Author, Manuscripts of Short Stories

Collection Number: A&M 3293
Overview Two unpublished West Virginia-related short stories authored by donor, Charles E. Pittman. 'The Westernfield' and 'Simon and the Mystic' are works of fiction based on interviews conducted by Pittman with West Virginians. Both are set in the Seneca region, center around main character 'Simon McElvoy,' a simple mountain man, and highlight rural West Virginian culture and folklore. Onego, West Virginia, McElvoys hometown, is located in the Seneca region. Also includes a photographic portrait of...
Dates: 1994

Chris Kidwell, Compiler, Bodkin Family Civil War Letters and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 3840
Overview Contains material regarding the Bodkin family of Pendleton County, West Virginia. Items within the collection include two Civil War era letters written by William H. Bodkin, other letters, sheriff's summons, receipts, a funeral program, genealogical information, and photographs of Bodkin family members with identification. The collection also contains a brown velvet bonnet and a black scarf; six homemade quilts and a quilted pillow; and a fedora hat. All items within this collection, except...
Dates: 1827-1971, undated

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Full Family, Papers of Residents of Pendleton and Wirt Counties

Collection Number: A&M 4146
Overview Papers relating to the Full family of Pendleton and Wirt counties, West Virginia. Includes nearly 350 original items, each with an item number. Items are subdivided into three categories, including: 1. non-tax receipts, court-related documents, promissory notes, etc.; 2. letters, deeds (including a land grant), and miscellaneous longer items; and 3. tax receipts. The Full family lived in Pendleton County, (West) Virginia until moving in 1817 to what would become Wirt County (in 1848). In...
Dates: 1791-1904, 2015; Majority of material found within 1800-1880

Glass Plate Negatives of Franklin, West Virginia in Pendleton County

Collection Number: A&M 4272
Content Description

Glass plate negatives of images of subjects in the town and region of Franklin, West Virginia. Subjects include the South Branch of the Potomac River, dam (perhaps on the South Branch), Bickford Hoffman Grain, interior of a residence, horse drawn carriages (and perhaps the Bowman house), and the Bowman McClure store. Much of this collection has been digitized.

Dates: ca. 1900-1920

Jasper Allen Moyers, Physician, Records and Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3557
Overview Papers of Dr. Jasper Allen Moyers and his descendants. The Moyers family lived in Franklin, Pendleton County, W.Va. The collection includes personal and business correspondence, photographs, artifacts, and ephemera. The collection is organized into the following series: Historical information (undated), Correspondence - Dr. Moyers (1890-1946), Correspondence - Businesses in Harrisonburg (1920-1968), Family photographs (1862-1978), Papers of Raymond Moyers (1919-1946), Telephone Co. records...
Dates: 1862-1978; Majority of material found within 1896-1946

Lawrence A. Lang, Collector, West Virginia Land Records

Collection Number: A&M 3833
Scope and Contents

West Virginia land records, including receipts for fees paid, surveys, certificates of survey, land patents, grants, correspondence and other material. Some of the records are copies rather than official documents. The records are sorted by the names of buyers and stored in envelopes. Recorded to the fronts of the envelopes is information relevant to their contents.

Dates: 1865-1896; Majority of material found within 1867-1868