Hardy County (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0484
Overview Papers and six manuscript volumes of Samuel and Thomas Bean and other members of the Bean settlement near Fabius, Hardy County. The volumes, 1833-1884, are accounts for the post office at Fabius, and for school taxes, blacksmithing, shoemaking, distilling, and other goods and services. There are lists of birth dates of members of the Gilmore family; scattered agricultural records; justice of the peace judgment dockets, 1848-1887; and loose business and post office records of Samuel Bean.
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;...
Collection Number: A&M.0634
Overview The papers of Elvin Lycurgus Judy (1870-1954), a Petersburg attorney and author of HISTORY OF GRANT AND HARDY COUNTIES, WEST VIRGINIA (Charleston, 1951). These papers, mainly research files used in the writing of the county history, consist of copies and originals of correspondence, land records, census and military records, and genealogical information for the eastern Panhandle counties, Monongalia County, and the border counties of Virginia and Maryland. Material covers the years 1756-1949.
Dates: ca. 1949
Collection Number: A&M.2474
Overview Correspondence, photographs and miscellaneous papers of the Gamble family, who settled in Hardy County during the eighteenth century. The collection contains letters written during the Civil War and reflect the experiences of Mortimer Gamble, Henry R. Gamble, Carr Gamble, Hamilton Gamble and Mary L. (Pratt) Gamble. Henry Gamble served in the 12th Virginia Regiment; Carr in the 62nd Virginia Regiment; and Hamilton in the 23rd Virginia Cavalry. Included in the collection is a reprint of a speech...
Dates: ca. 1774-1886
Collection Number: A&M.1588
Overview Account books of tinsmiths from Moorefield, West Virginia. Two day books (1858-1870, 1912-1919) list each day's activities. Seven account ledgers that date between 1861 and 1934 list type of work performed and the cost of the work. Also includes folder of miscellaneous receipts and notes.
Collection Number: A&M.1171
Overview Copies of Fairfax grants and surveys made or copied by James William Kuykendall, county surveyor; record of the town lots in Moorefield; extracts from Hardy and Hampshire County records; cemetery readings; muster roll of the McNeill's Rangers, 1861-1865; prospectus for Kuykendall family history, and local history items. The volume contains detailed records for Cunningham, Harness, Kuykendall, Parsons, and Van Meter families. Other records pertain to the Casey, Fisher, Hite, Hopkins, McMechan,...
Dates: ca. 1750-1922
Collection Number: A&M.3722
Overview Account ledger for store in Moorefield, Hardy County. Provenance is thought to be through the Gregory and Havenar families, possibly from the Havenar store. Transactions are entered chronologically, and include date, name of customer, goods purchased, and value in dollars and cents.
Collection Number: A&M.2045
Overview Hardy County cemetery readings which were compiled by James Funkhouser for the Kimsey's Run Brethren Church, Harper, Chrisman, Inskeep, Miller, and Strawderman cemeteries, and an unnamed cemetery near Lost City. In addition there are readings from the Wilkins, Sager, and Dispanet family cemeteries.
Collection Number: A&M.1072
Scope and Contents Bound volumes of Hardy County newspapers; a Rowell's American Newspaper Directory, 1875; and a typescript on the history of newspapers in Moorefield, written by R. E. Fisher. Newspapers and book transferred.
Collection Number: A&M.1144