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Hampshire County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Johnson Family Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M.0148
Overview Abraham Johnson of Essex County, New Jersey, settled on Patterson Creek in Hampshire County, Virginia, in the mid-18th-century. Collection contains newspaper clippings, notes, and correspondence related to the genealogy of the Abraham Johnson family of Hampshire County, Virginia, as compiled by Edgar Johnson Davis and Annie Dent Davis of Greensboro, North Carolina. Also includes a copy of the Johnson family genealogy that Dent published in 1939 with handwritten notes.
Dates: 1930-1939 and undated

Charles Harmison Land Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0948
Overview Photostats of land papers, including deeds, abstracts, agreements, and surveys, for land in Hampshire and Harrison counties, West Virginia; and Harrison County, Missouri, 1755-1913.
Dates: 1866-1914

Christopher Beeler Will

Collection Number: A&M.3039
Overview Will of Christopher Beeler of Hampshire County. Apparently he was a man of some wealth because he left a house in Alexandria, VA to be sold and the proceeds divided among his grandchildren. He also owned land between New Creek and the North Branch of the Potomac which he left to his daughter Mary and children who resided there. He left 100 pounds to his sister in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania "for taking care of my Daughter Catherine when there and in her sickness."
Dates: 1773 March 13

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

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

David Merle Shingleton, Jr., Author, Shingleton Family Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M.4329
Scope and Contents Five binders of genealogy material related to the William Shingleton family compiled by David Merle Shingleton, Jr. Each volume of the genealogy focuses on one child of William Shingleton, a Revolutionary War veteran, and traces that line from the late eighteenth century to the late twentieth century. These descendants inhabited parts of Hampshire, Wayne, and Taylor counties in West Virginia and Washington County, Maryland.
Dates: 2010-2011

Fox Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0150
Scope and Contents All sent to Vause Fox, Romney, (W.) Va., by relatives and others relating to family affairs, prices of farm products, and leather and hides at Baltimore. Writers of letters include Amos Fox, Absalom Fox, Mahlon Lewis, Sam Kercheval, Jr., J.P. Bayless, Geo. Leslie, Henry Leslie, and Wm. Vause.
Dates: 1822-1832

Fox Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0477
Scope and Contents Letters and business papers of the Fox family, centered on William and Vause Fox; there are accounts showing prices for goods and services in the first decades of the nineteenth century, including hides and leather, surveying, field labor, and weaving; items on Negroes and slavery, the Literary Society of Romney; and letters from Virginians who had taken up western lands.
Dates: 1788-1892

Fox Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0471
Scope and Contents Papers centering upon Williams and Vause Fox, Hampshire County; including indentures, patents a slave deed, return of supplies and regimental orders of the 77th Regiment of Virginia Militia, accounts for farm implements and household supplies; names mentioned include Johnson Barkelow, and William and George Calmes; the land papers bear the signatures of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Wood, and Thomas Randolph.
Dates: 1799-1859

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

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

Hancock County Marriages List

Collection Number: A&M.2814
Overview Photo static copy of a list of Hancock County, (West) Virginia marriages, 1848-1853.
Dates: 1848-1853