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Family histories.

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Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Alpheus B. Stickney, Compiler, Pierpont Family Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M.4344
Content Description Two publications by Alpheus B. Stickney regarding the genealogy and history of the Pierpont family, as well as a letter from Stickney to Bessie Anderson regarding his genealogical research (1957). Please note that various spellings of “Pierpont” are used in this material. One publication regards the branch of the Pierpont family which lived in West Virginia (1953). The other publication is a reprint of an article from “The American Genealogist” (1957), regarding the 17th century Pierponts who...
Dates: 1953-1957

Anna Shue Atkins Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3984
Overview Papers of Anna Shue Atkins (1918-2010), a poet, writer, and schoolteacher who was born and spent her early life in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. Contains Atkins's poetry and autobiographical writings, as well as her genealogical research, legal documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other material. See "Scope and Content Note" and "Historical Note" for further information.
Dates: 1918-2013

Bartlett Family Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M.4347
Content Description A compilation of genealogical information regarding the Bartlett family and allied families. This collection is the compilation of the research of David A. Bartlett regarding his line of ancestry. The genealogies are organized alphabetically by surname; prominent among these are the Burnside, Lantz (or Lance), Manley, and Post families. There are also sections regarding military veterans among the ancestors; connections to European royalty and nobility; and a distant relationship to the...
Dates: 2004

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 the...
Dates: 1827-1971, undated

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.
Dates: 2010-2011

Davis-Meranda Family of Clark County, Ohio, Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M.4390
Content Description Collection of genealogical information regarding the Davis family of Clark County, Ohio in the late 1700s to the mid 1800s. Beginning with Robert Davis, the collection follows the bloodline through his daughter, Mercy (Davis) Meranda, to where the family eventually moved to in Missouri and later, Indiana.
Dates: 1770-1850

Donald E. Watts, Compiler, Paper Regarding the Watt and Sexton Families

Collection Number: A&M.3983
Overview Paper regarding Martha Watt Sexton (b. 1770), her husband Noah Sexton (b. 1764), and their families written by historical researcher Donald E. Watts. The couple moved from New England to (West) Virginia around 1816, living in Lewis and Upshur (then Randolph) Counties.
Dates: 2014

Flavius Josephus Cather, Author, Memoirs and Cather Family History

Collection Number: A&M.4474
Overview Photocopy of a typescript written in 1907 by Flavius Josephus Cather regarding both his life and the history of the Cather family. Includes genealogy of the Cather family.
Dates: 1907-1908

Fowler Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.4361
Content Description Photocopies of documents and manuscripts compiled by the Fowler family regarding their ancestry. Includes correspondence; court documents; certificates of birth, death, and marriage; genealogy; and miscellaneous notes and poetry. Much of the material regards the Fowlers’ ancestors in England, including those who lived in the county of Kent in the south-east of the country.
Dates: ca. 1700-1943; Majority of material found within ca. 1830-1860

Frederick B. Lambert, Collector and Compiler, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1270
Scope and Contents Historical and genealogical typescripts, copies of family and court records, and personal recollections of the Ohio Valley, West Virginia, and the Guyandotte country, compiled by Frederick B. Lambert.
Dates: 1939-1959