Churches -- West Virginia -- Taylor County
Subject Source: Local Lc
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0343
Overview Four pages of volume 5, number 11 (February 1889) of the Central Freewill Baptist newspaper from Flemington, Taylor County, West Virginia. Includes articles on dancing, danger of electric distribution, General Harrison as an anti-saloon Republican, and prohibition. Also includes poetry and advertisement for West Virginia College.
Collection Number: A&M.1498
Overview Correspondence, clippings, and printed material collected by the historian of Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church, Grafton, West Virginia. Subjects include Anna Jarvis and the Mother's Day movement and Andrews Church and Methodism in Taylor County. There are photographs of Ann M. Reeves Jarvis and her daughter, Anna. Correspondents include Anna Jarvis and Okey L. Patteson.
Dates: 1867, 1928-1952
Collection Number: A&M.3038
Overview Autograph book (1872-87) of Jennie Robinson of Clarksburg with inscriptions from her friends. A letter from Martha Perry of Staunton, VA (1 March 1888) to Jennie Robinson of Clarksburg, WV congratulating her on her upcoming wedding. Letters from the Neale family, relatives of Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson. A letter from Thomas Neale of Parkersburg (6 June 1833) to Lewis Maxwell of Lewis County inquiring about Thomas Jackson and his brother. A letter from W. R. Neale at Mossy Creek, TN (23...
Collection Number: A&M.1442
Overview Six record books for the Middleville Baptist Church in Taylor County, West Virginia, list pastors, deacons, church clerks, and members of the congregation from 1825 to 1984. Materials also include minutes of church business meetings, dates of church building renovations, and a list of the church's founding members.
Collection Number: A&M.1358
Overview Copy of Congressional resolution establishing Mother's Day and biographical sketches about the holiday's founder, Anna Jarvis. Also programs of Mother's Day observances from the Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church of Grafton, later the International Shrine to Motherhood, where the holiday was founded. Many of these programs contain historical sketches of the holiday and its founder. There is a program and facsimiles of the first observance.
Collection Number: A&M.3096
Overview Articles of faith, rules of decorum, meeting minutes, membership rolls, and a church history of a Taylor County church of the Regular Baptist denomination. The records reflect the problems and growth of a church which changed its name and location from Laurel Run to Oak Grove and part of whose records were lost in a fire. There is a record of this church belonging to the local Goshen Baptist Association whose most prominent member is the historic sister church, Forks of the Cheat Baptist.
Collection Number: A&M.1667
Overview A county-by-county collection of report forms, photographs, and histories of churches in existence for more than a century, assembled during the state centennial year.