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Wood County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Sue Proctor Miller, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0866
Scope and Contents

Microfilm of Braxton County marriage bonds, 1836-1853; biographical and genealogical notes on Michael (Malcolm) Coleman in Jackson County, William White, the Staats family, and Andersen family of Wood and Jackson counties; and a narrative sketch of early Ravenswood written by Eunice Proctor Perkins.

Dates: 1836-1853

Thornton Tayloe Perry, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3192
Overview This microfilm version of the Thornton Tayloe Perry Collection held by the Virginia Historical Society contains historical material collected by Perry over a 30 year period. It concentrates upon western Virginia and West Virginia with particular emphasis upon the lower Shenandoah Valley and Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties of West Virginia. The microfilm was placed in the West Virginia Collection by the Virginia Historical Society under provisions of a National Historical...
Dates: 1732-1965

Volcano, Wood County Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M 1800

Material relating to Volcano, Wood County, the center of a booming oil industry, 1865-1879. Specifically mentioned is the Stiles Oil Company, owned by William Cooper Stiles, Jr. The collection consists of articles, photographs, court proceedings, correspondence, and record books.

Dates: 1857-1964

Ward Family History

Collection Number: A&M 3191
Overview Typescript history of the Ward family of Ohio with a concentration on its association with Harman Blennerhassett, whose secretary was Sylvester Ward. Included is some information on the Blennerhassetts, Aaron Burr, Dudley Woodbridge, Elijah Backus and Aaron Waldo Putnam. Much mention is made of neighboring allied families to the Wards, particularly Hendersons and Putnams in the adjoining counties of Wood Co., VA and Washington Co., OH. There is a detailed transcription of an October 8, 1805...
Dates: 1994

West Virginia Postmasters Appointment Records

Collection Number: A&M 3026
Overview The record of the appointment of postmasters in the following WV counties: Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood and Wyoming. The record shows the dates of establishment and discontinuance of post offices, their changes of name, and the names of and the appointment dates of their postmasters. Beginning in 1870, it shows the names of post offices to which mail from discontinued offices was sent. The record also shows the dates of...
Dates: 1857-1971

Willis Guy Tetrick, Jr. Genealogy Research Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3230
Overview Genealogy research papers compiled by W. Guy Tetrick and his son Willis G. Tetrick, Jr. The Tetricks were from Harrison County and the material in the collection mainly regards families of Harrison County and north central West Virginia. The collection contains mostly original genealogical compilations and family histories. It also contains personal and business correspondence; financial records; publications regarding local and state history; newspapers and news clippings; obituaries,...
Dates: 1708-1997

Wilson and Stribling Families Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0880

Correspondence, clippings, land papers, and other records of James Wilson, an attorney in Wood County, ca.1800-1820; Robert M. Stribling and other members of the Stribling family in Mason County, 1821-ca.1909; and James A. and Otis Young, ca.1900-1934, in Mason County. A pocket diary of James Wilson gives information on his law practice in Kanawha, Monongalia, and Wood counties in 1804.

Dates: ca. 1781-1934

Wood County Records

Collection Number: A&M 1752

Transcript of a trial in the circuit superior court of Wood County and appeal to the General Court of Virginia concerning citizens of Ohio who were arrested by Virginia authorities while helping slaves escape.

Dates: 1845 1 September-12 December

Wood County Survey Plats

Collection Number: A&M 2970

Survey plats made by L.G. Merrill & Associates of Parkersburg and Wood County, WV prepared by magisterial districts with the corresponding dates when the survey was made. Magisterial districts with dates are as follows: Box 1 - Clay, 1948-49; Harris, 1955-56; Lubeck, 1939-40; Parkersburg, 1929-32; Slate, 1953-54; Steele, 1956-57. Box 2 - Tygart, 1927-28; Union, 1946-47; Walker, 1952-53; Williams, 1937-38.

Dates: 1927-1957