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Ohio County (W. Va.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Betty Lou Allcock, World War II Era Scrapbook by Resident of Wheeling

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3814
Overview Scrapbook by Betty Lou Allcock, resident of Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV. Includes correspondence, photographs, clippings, programs, greeting cards, etc. regarding World War II, Girl Scouts, Girl Reserves, Triadelphia High School, musical performances, and local news. Highlights include letters from soldiers before and during their deployment.
Dates: 1935-1947

Cohn, Sampliner and Company (Wheeling, W.Va.), General Store Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0224
Overview Letters and receipts document the business of dry goods store Cohn, Sampliner and Company in Wheeling, West Virginia, from 1875 to 1878. Records include notes of account debts and settlements and letters regarding dry goods purchases and returns. Products sold and purchased by Cohn, Sampliner and Company chiefly include items of clothing and sewing supplies, such as jeans, ties, ruffles, pants, shirts, yarn, and flannel. Letters and receipts are from customers, manufacturers, and other dry...
Dates: 1875-1878; Majority of material found in 1875

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

 Series
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

Davis Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0140
Overview Personal and business papers of Isaac, Albert, and Silas R. Davis, of Ohio and Marshall counties, West Virginia. Includes estate settlements, genealogical data, justice of the peace docket and broadsides. There is a Civil War loyalty oath for J.N. Keller, a War of 1812 discharge for Thomas Moore and an 1844 presidential campaign broadside for the Whig candidate Henry Clay.
Dates: 1809-1916

G. N. Shorts, Undertaker, Funeral Register

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Collection Number: A&M.2975
Overview Xerox copy of the funeral register of G. N. Shorts, a West Liberty undertaker. Dated 1893-1917.
Dates: 1893-1917

Genealogical Society of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Collector, Material Regarding Monongalia County Unrecorded Wills

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Collection Number: A&M.0918
Overview This collection consists of a quarterly journal and copies of unrecorded Monongalia County, WV wills. The journal, Keyhole, a quarterly publication of the Genealogical Society of Southwestern Pennsylvania, features two articles which discuss West Virginia residents: "Unrecorded Monongalia County, West Virginia wills," Ruth E. Renton and Raymond Martin Bell and "McCollock of Ohio County, West Virginia," Raymond Martin Bell. In "Unrecorded Monongalia County, West Virginia Wills" the authors...
Dates: 1726-1781

Gibson Lamb Cranmer, Papers Regarding Statehood and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.2848
Overview Papers regarding West Virginia statehood and the history of Wheeling and Ohio County compiled by Judge Gibson L. Cranmer (1826-1903) of Wheeling, West Virginia, who served as secretary of the Wheeling Convention that repudiated Virginia's secession from the United States in 1861. Series 1 includes manuscript narratives and correspondence describing events of the West Virginia statehood movement, written by eyewitnesses at the request of Gibson L. Cranmer. Manuscript authors include John S....
Dates: 1787-1895, undated; Majority of material found in 1822-1881

Greene County, Pennsylvania, Genealogy Index

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Collection Number: A&M.3160
Overview A card file of the Greene County Historical Society, Pennsylvania, containing genealogical notes and index entries for genealogical sources relating to Greene County, PA and the surrounding region for the period ca. 1740-1980. The cards are alphabetized by name.
Dates: ca. 1960-1980

Haymond-Fleming Law Firm Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0544
Overview Correspondence of A.F. Haymond and A. Brooks Fleming, Fairmont attorneys. Correspondents include J.M. Bennett, G.D. Camden, J. Carlile, Henry Mathews, and F.H. Pierpont mentioning politics, separation from Virginia, the Arthurdale community development, and routine legal business. Included are land and legal papers, 1760-1797, from Hampshire, Monongalia, and Ohio counties, mentioning Patrick Henry and Henry Lee. Also in the collection are: a leather billfold; estate papers and marriage records;...
Dates: 1760-1936

Hubbard Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0755
Scope and Contents A booklet containing two handwritten addresses delivered by Chester Dorman Hubbard; a picture of the public buildings of McDowell County, W. Va.; a picture of the toll gate on the National Road at Leatherwood Lane, Wheeling, W.Va.; and a land title on parchment dated July 3, 1794, from Levi Hollingsworth to Robert Morris, for 20,000 acres of land in Ohio County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)
Dates: 1794-1880