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Lewis County.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Edmiston Jr. (1892-1966) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1994
Overview Correspondence, deeds, financial and military records, newspaper clippings, and photographs of a Democratic politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1933-1942, newspaper editor, and businessman from Weston, Lewis County. Subjects covered include the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and the coal and glass industries. Correspondents include David Goff, Charles E. Hodges, Charles Lively, Alfred E. Smith, Harold L. Ickes, Joe L. Smith, Jennings Randolph, Clarence W. Meadows, James...
Dates: 1916-1948

Anita Cutright Burnett, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2148

Papers of Anita Cutright Burnett, an Upshur County genealogist and active member of the Upshur County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The collection contains DAR membership applications, genealogical correspondence, vital statistics for Lewis and Upshur counties and typed copies of the 1850 census returns for Ritchie and Taylor counties.

Dates: ca. 1790-1935

Attorney's Case Book

Collection Number: A&M 0324

Lists of suits, with judgments and costs, probably in Lewis or Harrison County, West Virginia, with information on the wills of John Morrill and several members of the Mason family.

Dates: 1847-1854

Daniel Boardman Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0218
Scope and Contents Six letters to Boardman at Broadway, New York City, regarding ejectment suits and the sale of his land along French and Hacker creeks, Lewis Co., (W)Va. Three letters are written by James Pindall, Congressman, and Boardman's counsel, from Washington City and Clarksburg, (W )Va. Other correspondents are William Hacker, Job Thayer, and Robert Young, of French Creek settlement, a New Englander who was ejected from I Boardman's land, and who pleads the case for his countryman, who "will...
Dates: 1820-1826

Daniel Boardman Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0231
Scope and Contents

Correspondence among James Pindall, Daniel Boardman, Phineas Chapin, and William Hacker, respecting Boardman's ejectment suits for land in Lewis Co., (W Va.)

Dates: 1803-1826

Freeman Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0248

A contract between Fayette Freeman and others for a subscription school to be opened in Lewis County, and four pages of accounts of Stephen Freeman showing prices of clothing, hardware, and household articles.

Dates: 1845

J.B.F. Yoak, Jr., Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1759

Histories and recollections of churches, schools, and early settlers in Mercer, Wayne, Jackson, and Lewis counties, by W.M. King. Communities or areas covered include Athens, Wayne, Cow Run, Antioch, Cherry Grove, and Smith Run. There is also an article on Aracoma Lodge, No.99, A.F. and A.M.

Dates: undated

Joseph M. Kellogg, Compiler, Notebooks

Collection Number: A&M 1626
Overview Genealogical records, compiled by Professor Joseph M. Kellogg, Lawrence, Kansas, of the Henkel, McCann, Johnson, Mitchell, and Teter families. The records include copies of many nineteenth century documents. Allied families mentioned are Apple, Eschmann, Grisemer, Hammer, Harper, Hite, Pearies, Peterson, Ruleman, Scholl, See (Zeh), Simmons, Skidmore, and Westfall-Kortrecht. Most of these families settled in the South Branch Valley and the counties of Harrison, Lewis, Randolph, Barbour,...
Dates: ca. 1945-1958

Lemuel and Samuel Bailey Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 0546

Business and personal correspondence of Samuel and Lemuel Bailey, Lewis County, West Virginia, including rates of toll and tollgate keepers' receipts on the Weston-Clarksburg Turnpike; account books for a general store; and a pass issued by the Department of West Virginia, Hagerstown, Maryland, 27 July 1864.

Dates: 1863-1903

Lewis County Archives

Collection Number: A&M 0062

Court cases, 1775-1933, and county record volumes and private account books of Lewis County, 1817-1932. The private accounts include records of a harness maker, millers, druggists, printers, and general merchants. A checklist of the bound volumes is available, as well as a chronological, subject, and name index to the suit papers.

Dates: 1775-1933