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Cabell County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Atkeson-Morgan Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3372
Scope and Contents Papers of John and Sarah Atkeson-Morgan documenting Atkeson-Morgan family history and the history of the Morgan home and farm in Putnam County, West Virginia for period ca. 1840-1900.Materials include Civil War papers; personal and business correspondence; legal documents; school compositions and poetry; one photograph; and invoices and receipts.Subjects include: personal business (such as health, travel, and courtship), farm business, hunting, education (particularly...
Dates: 1833-1923; Majority of material found in 1850-1900

Cabell County Census Returns

Collection Number: A&M 0338

Includes the following schedules: Dwelling houses, Families, Each person abiding in family, Age, Sex, color, profession, occupation of each male over 15, value of real estate owned, place of birth, Marriages within the year, School attendance within the year, persons over 20 unable to read or write, deaf and dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper, convict.

Dates: 1850

Cabell County Land Records

Collection Number: A&M 2136

A listing of survey fees showing the date of survey, name of person for whom survey was made, the number of acres, and the fee charged. For the period 1 July 1810 to 1 January 1821 there are notations of the number of surveys returned and the fees sent to William and Mary College. The second part of the volume lists land entries for the period, 1806-1833, showing date, name of owner, number of acres, warrant number, and page number for recording of entry.

Dates: 1806-1867

Cabell County Sheriff Summons

Collection Number: A&M 2724

Summons from Sheriff of Cabell County, March 1, 1849, for John L. Baker to appear in court to testify regarding the case, Commonwealth of Virginia vs. John S. Miller.

Dates: 1849

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

Frederick B. Lambert, Collector and Compiler, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1244
Scope and Contents Historical and genealogical typescripts, clipping scrapbooks, copies of family and court records, and personal recollections of the Guyandotte Valley area of Cabell, Wayne, and Lincoln counties compiled by F.B. Lambert. Several typescripts deal with the religious institutions of the area, the development of road, river, and rail transportation, and the spread of education in the valley. Other materials deal with the frontier and Indian history of the Guyandotte country and the collection...
Dates: ca. 1819-1959

George Seldon Wallace (1871-1963) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C&O Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...
Dates: 1898-1963

Harry S. Laird, Engineer, Three Photo Albums Regarding Construction of Cheat Lake Dam and Railroads

Collection Number: A&M 3827
Overview Three photograph albums of Harry Snedden Laird (September 11, 1868-October 1, 1952), a civil engineer, and resident of Preston County, West Virginia (WV). They document dam and railroad construction projects. The first album contains 50 photographs, arranged chronologically (1912-1913). The photos record construction of Cheat Lake dam ("Cheat Haven"); subjects include: a coffer dam, a Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bridge, and turbine form construction. The album also contains an annotated...
Dates: 1910-1914

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

Mud River Baptist Church, Minute Books

Collection Number: A&M 2845

Contains membership lists, church minutes, subscription lists, specifications for church repairs and correspondence of a Cabell County, West Virginia, church.

Dates: 1818-1982