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West Virginia, Volume 3
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0788413619, CD-ROM)Brooke County Virginia/West Virginia Licenses&Marriages 1797-1874-Renee Britt Sherman(1991). Records covered in this work are from the county clerks' Registers of Marriages&Marriage Licenses date of marriage, state,marriage official(or recorder in the case of licenses)record location. Records for 1853-1874 Colored marriages are also included for these years. Additional sections list county clerks, ministers, churches,towns,districts,place names of Brooke&Hancock counties. History of Marshall County West Virginia-Scott Powell 1925. It was the home of some of the most celebrated scouts&warriors of border warfare, where Lewis Wetzel began his renowned career of Indian-fighting at the age of fourteen,following an attack on his family in which he and his brother were taken captive. Various lists and data tables include rosters of teachers,county officers elected between 1835 and 1922, soldiers in the War of 1812 and the Civil War, annual rainfall, flood levels, maximum and minimum temperatures, property assessments, livestock populations, farmland and farm products, & a variety of other information. History of The Pan-Handle Being Historical Collections of the Counties of Ohio,Brooke,Marshall,& Hancock, West Virginia- J.H. Newton,G.G. Nichols & A.G. Sprankle(1879). Each of the four pan-handle counties has its own chapter in this expansive work. All the usual topics are covered, including extensive biographical sketches, & the text is indexed for full names.History of Preston County West Virginia-S.T. Wiley(1882). "The written history of the county up to 1869 was nearly all destroyed by the burning of the public records in 1796 and in 1869...The written history so brief and the unwritten so rapidly passing away--to unite and preserve them, was the aim of the authors and the object of this work." Describes the "Aboriginal Period," the "Savage Period" and the "Civilized Period,"
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