Doddridge County (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3391
Overview Genealogy research records of the Ash family of Harrison and Doddridge counties, and the Purkey family of Taylor and Randolph counties. Includes family worksheets footnoted with sources, historical narrative, photographs, and original documentation in transcript and facsimile form. The majority of the collection is comprised of photocopies. Records assembled 1980-2000 by Sandra Delaney covering 1600s-1900s.
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;...
Collection Number: A&M.4376
Content Description Property tax ledger of Doddridge County, West Virginia (1863). Includes information collected annually regarding property owned by individual citizens of the county for purpose of taxation. Includes names of residents (in alpha order) and their property. Property listed includes horses, mules, carriages, cattle, sheep, hogs, watches, clocks, pianos, furniture, investments, etc. Also includes assessment of free negroes and slaves. There is an entry for Joseph Hubert Diss Debar (1820-1905),...
Collection Number: A&M.1018
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, principally from Harrison and Doddridge county papers, concerning W. Va. Servicemen in World War I, weather and flood reports, and miscellaneous West Virginia Subjects. There are also some clippings from Parkersburg and various Ohio papers.
Collection Number: A&M.1015
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, mainly from Doddridge and Harrison county, concerning marriages, deaths, family histories, letters from World War I service men, nurses, and from former residents who had moved, or gone to other states to teach, including a series of letters from L.P. Willis from the Phillippine Islands and Japan. Mr.Willis was employed as a teacher and Head Of the Bureau of Education in Japan, and the Phillipines for twenty years. Also, included in the collection are tax and school tuition...
Collection Number: A&M.2798
Overview A typescript entitled, "Hutson Family," by Eleanor L. Gaskins, dated Sept. 10, 1981 and comprised of three pages of information on the descendants of John Hutson of Salem (Harrison County), West Virginia, ca. 1800-1914.
Dates: 1981 Sept 10
Collection Number: A&M.1140
Overview These historical sketches compiled by J.A. Earl include "The History of Methodism in West Union and Doddridge County, 1778-1958," "The Life of Joseph H. Diss Debar," and "A Biographical History of Schools and Education in Doddridge County, 1883" (on microfilm). Also includes "A Hundred Years of Doddridge County History," by Louis Edwin Jones.
Dates: ca. 1958
Collection Number: A&M.2549
Overview Wilkinson, a resident of Bridgeport, recorded in this book the record of surveys which he did for private individuals, county courts, and mining companies in Doddridge, Harrison, and Marion counties.
Collection Number: A&M.3833
Overview West Virginia land records, including receipts for fees paid, surveys, certificates of survey, land patents, grants, plats, 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. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Dates: 1865-1896; Majority of material found within 1867-1868
Collection Number: A&M.0736
Overview Photostats of deeds, surveys, plats, and grants, the latter signed by Thomas M. Randolph, David Campbell, and William Smith, governors of Virginia, in 1820, 1838, and 1847, for land in Harrison and Doddridge counties; a school attendance sheet for 1865; and a report to the board of education of the number of school-age children in District 4 of Doddridge County in 1869. Also included are a number of photographs taken around Webster Springs showing the hotel, a subscription school, and public...