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Washington County (Pa.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

C.H. Beall Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0318
Scope and Contents Correspondence, sheep breeding records, pictures of prize sheep, and other papers of the Beall family of Washington County, Pennsylvania, and Wellsburg, West Virginia. Includes material on the International Exhibition at Philadelphia in 1876; a Report of the West Virginia State Board of Central Managers, February 9, 1877; and samples of raw wool.
Dates: 1856-1906

John B. McCormick Diary

Collection Number: A&M.0232
Overview Diary of a Methodist Protestant Church itinerant minister in northwestern Virginia. The volume contains daily entries from 24 September 1859, through 6 February 1860. Also listed are the churches in his charge to 1868, including Laurel Lick, Harmony, Bethel, Harrisville circuit, Fairview, Sanko, and Middlebourne. Entries from 23 January to February 1860, are made in Washington County, Pennsylvania. On 2 September 1858, McCormick was received into the Western Virginia Conference and was assigned...
Dates: 1859-1860, 1868

Margaret M. Simon, Compiler, "Trips from Ohio to New Germany in Preston County, Virginia 1826, 1833, 1835"

Collection Number: A&M.3550
Overview Transcript of "Trips from Ohio to New Germany in Preston County, Virginia 1826, 1833, 1835; Journal entries taken from the Tagebuch [Diary] of David Simon, Boardman Township, Mahoning County, Ohio; translated from the German original with an introduction and indexes by Margaret Miller Simon." The journal entries record the travel experiences of David Simon from Mahoning County, Ohio to Washington, Pennsylvania and New Germany in Preston County near present-day Aurora; includes a record of...
Dates: 1825-1986

Michael K. Johnson, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2345
Overview Correspondence, business records, legal papers, and miscellaneous papers of the Haldeman, Baldwin, and Smith families of Monongalia and Preston counties in West Virginia and of Greene, Fayette, and Washington counties in Pennsylvania. The major portion of the collection relates to the business dealings of the Rev. T.A. Haldeman, who built and repaired carriages, wagons, and buggies at a shop in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, and also dealt in fruits and vegetables. There is genealogical material on...
Dates: 1830-1958

Washington County, Pennsylvania Land Grants

Collection Number: A&M.4487
Content Description The first grant is dated 23 April 1793; there are scans of both the original grant (1793) and an official transcript (1918). This grant concerns land located in Greene Township named “Bunkers Hills”. The second grant is dated 9 June 1794; only the original of the grant has been scanned. The third grant is dated 17 June 1794; only the official transcript, issued in 1919, has been scanned. Names mentioned in these grants include Boston Canor, Michael Burns, Thomas Bowen, and Elizabeth Dougherty,...
Dates: 1793-1794, 1918-1919