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Monongalia County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

Scott and Hess Families Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3564
Overview Transcripts, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, correspondence, bills of lading, and a legal notice regarding the Scott and Hess families of Monongalia County, West Virginia. The focus of the collection regards James Scott and his brother, David Scott, who was a major in the 118th Virginia Militia. The collection references the families from the 18th century to the 20th century. Transcripts include a land grant (1774) for James Scott (1742-1781), awarded for service in the French and...
Dates: 1910-1945

Scott Family Genealogy and Clothing

Collection Number: A&M 0745
Overview A family tree of the Major David Scott family and allied families, including the Hess, Chipps, and Pindall families. The family tree contains mention of war veterans as well as births, marriages, and deaths. There is an accompanying letter by Helen Wesp sent to her cousins requesting more detailed information about these family lines. Also mentioned in the letter is a Revolutionary War veteran of Monongalia County, Lt. James Scott. This collection also includes dresses, pants, and other...
Dates: 1941

Scotts Run Community Center Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 0652
Overview Scotts Run Community Center scrapbook containing photographs, clippings, attendance statistics, and a survey of families. The survey documents families inhabiting the area, indicating their nationalities, religious affiliations, and number of children. The Scotts Run Community Center, known as 'The Shack,' was started in 1928 under the auspices of the Board of National Missions of the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. Particularly active during the height of the Depression, its organized...
Dates: 1927-1938

Scotts Run Settlement House Records

Collection Number: A&M 3084
Overview Records of the Scott's Run Settlement House located in Osage, WV and founded by the Women's Society for Christian Service of the Wesley Methodist Church of Morgantown. The settlement house provided a wide range of social services for the inhabitants of the coal mining communities along Scott's Run in Monongalia County. Included in the records are board minutes, staff and statistical reports, director's correspondence, subject files, financial records, scrapbooks and clippings which document...
Dates: 1926-1989

Stateler/Statler Family Genealogy and History

Collection Number: A&M 3184
Overview A history of the Stateler/Statler family of West Virginia, Ohio, and Illinois from Stephen Statler (ca. 1710-ca. 1784) to Rebecca Margaret Stateler Dougan (1838-1911). The family's settlement patterns start with Stephen Statler disembarking in Philadelphia from Germany in 1749. The family alternately settled along the frontier in Hardy Co. and Monongalia Co., WV; Fayette Co. and Greene Co., PA; Licking Co., OH; and Marshall Co., IL. Their settlement in southwestern Pennsylvania and north...
Dates: 1992

The New Dominion, Newspaper Published in Morgantown, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4153

20 July 1878 issue of "The New Dominion" newspaper of Morgantown, West Virginia and Monongalia County. This newspaper was published by J.E. Fleming and W.I. Morgan and contained articles of local and national interest.

Dates: 1878

Thomas L. Dunn Ledger

Collection Number: A&M 0742

A ledger of Thomas L. Dunn of Monongalia County containing accounts and records of births and deaths for the Dunn family.

Dates: 1826-1879

Thomas Ray Dille Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0357
Scope and Contents Gift of the brothers and sisters of Thomas Ray Dille, lawyer, historian, and genealogist of Morgantown W.Va. This collection contains the family histories of the Dille, David Evans, and John Evans families, as well as the Ray, Stewart, McFarland, and Tennant families. Materials include five loose leaf volumes of cemetery records of Monongalia County; family records of Monongalia County, and family Bible records. Additional materials about the Forks of Cheat Baptist Church,...
Dates: ca. 1774-1939

Thomas Ray Dille Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0171
Scope and Contents Papers of a Morgantown attorney, genealogist, and antiquarian. There are several series of office files relating to Dille's law practice, and extensive correspondence regarding his historical and genealogical studies. Families for which there are genealogical compilations include Dille, Ray, Stewart, McFarland, Tennant, David Evans, and John Evans. Monongalia County birth and death records; cemetery readings; copies of wills and indexes of will books; names in real estate and appraisement...
Dates: 1781-1948

Thomas Ray Dille Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0191
Scope and Contents

Four notebooks of Col. John Evans family history prepared by Thomas Ray Dille; (maps of voting districts in Monongalia County) papers of the Monongalia County Historical Society; and copies of the constitution and charter of the York County (Pa.) Historical Society

Dates: ca. 1774-1939