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Wetzel County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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

Everett F. Moore Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4253

Papers of Everett F. Moore, a lawyer who practiced in Marshall County and the surrounding area. Everett Moore was the uncle of Governor Arch Moore; they practiced law together. This collection mainly includes papers regarding legal cases and Moore’s law practice as well maps of coal fields and other mineral resources. This collection is minimally processed.

Dates: 1920-1964

Greene County, Pennsylvania, Genealogy Index

Collection Number: A&M 3160

A card file of the Greene County Historical Society, Pennsylvania, containing genealogical notes and index entries for genealogical sources relating to Greene County, PA and the surrounding region for the period ca. 1740-1980. The cards are alphabetized by name.

Dates: ca. 1960-1980

Joseph F. McNeely (b.1868) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0784
Scope and Contents

Two typescripts entitled "A Fascinating Journey Over U.S. Highway 250 From Moundsville to Fairmont, West Virginia." The material contains historical sketches of the cities and towns along the way, and the social, religious, economic, and educational life of the early settlers of this section.

Dates: 1936

Kodol, West Virginia Post Office Records

Collection Number: A&M 2999

The ledgers of a rural Wetzel County post office containing receipts and combined registers of money orders issued and cash books recording the sale of postage stamps and domestic money orders. There is also an account book of the Charles S. Phillips General Store containing along with the ledger receipts, business papers and personal letters.

Dates: 1909-53

Lawrence A. Lang, Collector, West Virginia Land Records

Collection Number: A&M 3833
Scope and Contents

West Virginia land records, including receipts for fees paid, surveys, certificates of survey, land patents, grants, correspondence and other material. Some of the records are copies rather than official documents. The records are sorted by the names of buyers and stored in envelopes. Recorded to the fronts of the envelopes is information relevant to their contents.

Dates: 1865-1896; Majority of material found within 1867-1868

Lowther Oil Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 0226

Includes records of meetings, by-laws, and actions of the stockholders and directors of the Lowther Oil Co, New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia, from the first general meeting of the stockholders of the Company held on 13 Aug.1900 to 29 Apr.1905 (1 volume); index of accounts of Lowther Oil Co. (1 volume); and: index of accounts of Lowther-Kaufmann Oil Co. (1 volume).

Dates: 1900-1905

Nathan Hanes (1821-1899) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2595

Letters, business papers, and photograph concerning Nathan Hanes of Proctor, Wetzel County, West Virginia, a sawmill clipper operator along the Ohio River. There is a large amount of correspondence addressed to E.E. Headlee, administrator of Hanes' estate, concerning its administration. There are also thirteen cash books, ledgers, and other account books, as well as a notebook containing information on the Hanes family.

Dates: ca. 1845-1900

Owen-Neely Funeral Home Records

Collection Number: A&M 3139

These photocopies of alphabetized client records of the Owen-Neely Funeral Home of Blacksville, Monongalia County, list the names and addresses of the deceased, their marital status, survivors, details of funeral and burial services, and birth, death, and burial dates.

Dates: 1966-1992

Samuel and Anna Cole Diplomas and Certificates

Collection Number: A&M 3183

Diplomas and certificates of Samuel J. Cole, Anna F. Cole and Fonda Talkington. Includes high school and college diplomas and marriage, postmaster appointment and WV pharmacy certificates mainly of S. J. Cole. One postmaster appointment certificate is originally signed by Woodrow Wilson. Cole, a graduate of Church District High School, was a lifelong resident, pharmacist and postmaster of Hundred, Wetzel County, WV.

Dates: 1900-1940