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Monongalia County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

Abram Mason Memoir [Xerox]

Collection Number: A&M 2575

Abram Mason's memoirs relating events in the history of the Mason family, who resided briefly in Monongalia County, West Virginia.

Dates: 1860 March 27

Albert H. Toothman, Author and Compiler, 'My Wetzel Connection'

Collection Number: A&M 3561
Overview Manuscript titled 'My Wetzel Connection', compiled by Albert H. Toothman, regarding the Wetzel (Wetzell, Whitzel, Whitsell) and Bonet (Bonnet, Bonnett) families of the 18th and 19th centuries. It discusses their arrival in the Colonies from Germany and France, and subsequent migration through Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, present-day West Virginia, and Ohio. Also includes accompanying maps, family trees, and a detailed ancestral report. Both the family trees and report commence with...
Dates: 2007

Ashford Brown Papers, Archives

Collection Number: A&M 2441

Ledger of illness remedies used by Dr. Ashford Brown of Gladesville, West Virginia, who practiced medicine in Monongalia, Preston and Taylor counties before and during the Civil War.

Dates: 1831-1843

Barns Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0925
Overview Papers of the Barns family of northwestern West Virginia, including: the Civil War diaries of Thomas Rufus Barns recording his experiences while serving with Company K, Tenth Regiment, West Virginia Volunteer Infantry (1863-1864); Civil War records of Uz Barns, who served with the same unit, including discharge and pension papers (1865-1891); miscellaneous Civil War material, including currency and song sheets (ca. 1861-1865); and Barns family papers including financial records, and land...
Dates: 1816-1899; Majority of material found within 1831-1899

Bayles Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0779
Overview Correspondence and genealogical notes of John C. Bayles of Morgantown relating to the histories of the Bayles, Vandervort and other Monongalia County families. Also included are materials on the history of West Virginia University buildings and the department of buildings and grounds, compiled by Mr. Bayles; originals and copies of wills, deeds, and land surveys in Monongalia County; an account book for general merchandise, Monongalia County, 1857-1859; newspaper clippings; photographs; a...
Dates: 1827-1945

Benjamin Trembly, Deed for Sale of Land in Preston County, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4001

Deed for the sale of land owned by Benjamin Trembly to John Trembly for 300 dollars. The land is described as being located in Monongalia County (now Preston County), along the bank of Big Sandy Creek. The document is described as both a deed (on the outside) and an indenture (in the main text).

Dates: 1812-1813

Brand Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1602
Scope and Contents

Genealogical studies, "Some Genealogical Notes on the Family of Samuel and Elizabeth Musgrave," and "Some Genealogical Notes on the McDougal Family" (Supplement to the Brand Family Records, 1922), compiled by a Morgantown lawyer and genealogist, Frank M. Brand.

Dates: 1962

Brand Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1576
Scope and Contents

Business and official papers of Monongalia sheriff, John M. Brand and his deputy, William N. Brand, 1861-1872; letter from E. I. Moore of Woodburn Seminary; class prophecy, June 1898 by Friend E. Clark of West Virginia University; and diaries kept by Miss Willa Brand during a European trip, 1913, and a journey through the British Isles in 1924.

Dates: 1861-1872, 1898-1924

Brown Family Papers, Photographs and Maps

Collection Number: A&M 2604
Overview Papers, photographs and maps of a wealthy Morgantown family with interests in real estate and coal mining. Most of the business papers are those of J. M. G. Brown, a West Virginia University law school alumnus, who was president of Scotts Run Fuel Corporation. Brown was also a housing developer whose company, Suburban Real Estate of Morgantown, was a competitive concern not only locally but throughout north central West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania. There are papers indicating his...
Dates: 1765-1959

Buffalo Soldiers Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 2704
Overview A scrapbook containing photographs and news clippings documenting activities of the Buffalo Soldiers, Inc., a community action organization of young black men in Monongalia County. Their activities include multi-cultural presentations at local schools, recreation programs for local black children, black heritage programs and festivals, presentations on African history and culture in cooperation with African students from West Virginia University, and cooperative activities with NAACP....
Dates: 1976-1977