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Greenbrier County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Ruffner (1790-1861) and William Henry (1824-1908) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1942
Overview Pamphlets include Henry Ruffner's antislavery pamphlet, 1847, and his Union speech, 1856. Subjects of the manuscripts and correspondence include family history; travel; Kanawha Salt Works; schools in Virginia and Kanawha County; Lane Seminary Library; Presbyterian Church; slavery, coal, gas, iron, and timber; Johns Hopkins, Washington and Lee, Harvard, Hobart, Cornell, and Hampden-Sydney colleges; Greenbrier County; Alabama; election of 1904; University of Virginia; Kanawha Valley floods;...
Dates: 1829-1913

Jacob Skiles, Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, Merchant Daybook

Collection Number: A&M.3188
Overview This daybook chronicles the barter and cash dealings of Lewisburg merchant Jacob Skiles in the years of early settlement in Greenbrier County. Skiles, a land speculator, notes some of his land dealings as well as his business contacts in the Shenandoah Valley and Pennsylvania. Some of the most prominent settlers of the Greenbrier Valley are mentioned.
Dates: 1793-1796

James E. Heath, Auditor, Listings of Delinquent Lands in Western Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4182
Overview Listings of delinquent lands issued by James E. Heath, Auditor of Virginia. Contains printed documents pertaining to Kenawha County [Kanawha County] (1832), Greenbrier County (1833), Nicholas County (1833), Ohio County (1833), Pocahontas County (1833), and Preston County (1833).
Dates: 1832-1833

James Kincaid Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2280
Overview Bills, receipts, and letters of Kincaid of Greenbrier County, West Virginia, mainly concerning his attempts to obtain a position at the Richmond, Virginia insane asylum as a medical student and his various contacts with Greenbrier County as a school teacher. Also there is a Renick family history.
Dates: 1872-1896

John Archer, Two Letters Regarding Tracts of Land on the Gauley River, Greenbrier County

Collection Number: A&M.0794
Overview This collection consists of two letters signed by John Archer. One of the letters is not dated and the other letter is dated 19 August 1786. These letters relate to the quality of 2 tracts of land each 4000 acres on the waters of the Gauley River, Greenbrier County, Virginia. The surveys which were conducted by John Archer were requested by Adonijah Matthews and William Morrow.
Dates: 1786

Kincaid Family Records

Collection Number: A&M.2650
Overview Correspondence, genealogical records and notes, miscellaneous documents, and photographs of the Kincaid family of Augusta County, Virginia, and Greenbrier, Fayette, and Nicholas counties, West Virginia.
Dates: 1909-1934

Lawrence A. Lang, Collector, West Virginia Land Records

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

Long/Trail Southeastern West Virginia Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M.3762
Overview Records and photographs documenting the history of southeastern West Virginia compiled by Summers County residents Fred Long and Stephen Trail. Many of the items were collected by a local newspaper, the Hinton Daily News (later the Hinton News). The collection focuses on the history of Summers County and Hinton from the mid-1700s to 2012, as well as the history of other areas in southeastern Virginia and western Virginia....
Dates: ca. 1870-2015

Mann-Hutchinson Family Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.3177
Overview Correspondence of Elizabeth T. Mann, a farmer's widow of Ft. Spring, Greenbrier Co. The letters written to Mann describe family matters and farm home life during the late nineteenth century.
Dates: 1879-1893

Meadows Heritage Genealogy Records

Collection Number: A&M.3141
Overview The microfilm contains family group sheets and other genealogical information on the descendants of Francis Meadows of Virginia and Monroe County, Arris Meadows of Greenbrier County and Kentucky, Jacob Meadows of Mercer County, and Thomas Mead/Meador of Virginia. The information had been collected by Meadows Heritage, a family organization, since 1975.
Dates: 1975-1992