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The History of Upshur County, West Virginia

William Bernard Cutright

The History of Upshur County, West Virginia

From Its Earliest Exploration and Settlement to the Present Time

by William Bernard Cutright

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Published by Clearfield .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genealogy,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages607
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11289290M
    ISBN 100806346353
    ISBN 109780806346359
    OCLC/WorldCa35848331

    We will look forward to seeing you there. The negro slave did his part of this work for which he deserves credit. The living conditions in Upshur County were very simple in the early days. They worked with her till they revived her, and my parents prevailed on Ashley not to leave at once, as he meant to do, but to remain overnight with his family. Cass and Kaufman streets were evidently inspired from the same source that gave two Texas counties the same names. As the result of this preaching, eight souls were baptized into Christ.

    Remnants of their civilization have been found throughout northern West Virginia, with many artifacts found in the Northern Panhandle, especially in Marshall County. Latham, served as consul to Australia in the s. This well proved to be a popular resort, as it was shaded in the afternoon, and was near the sidewalk. Upshur County has an altitude of about feet above sea level. While Big Sandy has lost part of her business, she has gained in importance as a residence community.

    Elected in Judge, J. After a long period of years a brick church was built diagonally across the corner from the site of the present church building. The teachers made the rules for all boarding houses, and their rules were uniform and reasonable, and strictly followed. The present parsonage was built during the ministry of S.


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The History of Upshur County, West Virginia by William Bernard Cutright Download PDF Ebook

Hampton mortgaged to A. At that time, the land was owned by Robert Patton, Jr. It was a little over sixty years ago that the Cotton Belt Railroad was built through Gilmer. The goats loved to go to court.

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All pupils were required to attend Sunday School and Church every Sunday, no one being excused except for sickness. There being in The History of Upshur County settlement a number, both male and female, having letters of recommendation from different congregational churches in Massachusetts, with which they were united previous to their emigrating to this place, and wishing again to be favored with church privileges, a time was appointed for the election of Ruling Elders.

Pendleton Co. Upshur worked faithfully for the annexation of Texas to the United States. Probably Mr. He was an Irishman, said to have graduated from Dublin University in Ireland.

In addition to the many smaller streams, the county has two larger waterways, the Cypress creek 7 in the The History of Upshur County part of the county, and Big Sandy creek in the southwestern part. There was no such thing as a road building machine.

Bloodsworth, J. InHart represented his district in the State Legislature. It was from the Kelsey family that the creek and community west of Gilmer received its name.

At that time, the country school houses, as a rule, were very unattractive and uncomfortable. The average rainfall is Harrison, vice-president; W. It meant that over night, The History of Upshur County flocked to the county, and eventually to West Virginia book county seat by the thousands. Walter Boyd was president of this bank and Mr.

Denton; District Clerk, A. Buckhannon:Reprint, McClain, In all walks of life there are men and women who began their careers in this now defunct institution. There are many rich creek bottoms on which are grown sugar cane and other crops.

During the early s, the Shawnee, Mingo, Delaware, and other Indian tribes also used present-day West Virginia as a hunting ground. They were bought and sold more often than boys. Sexton at Frazier's store, to pay for the nails and window glass for the house ; second, the then common act of some one on the completion of the roof of new building to stand on the ridge-pool thereof and christen to its proper use the new house, not by breaking the bottle filled with sparkling champaign, but by drinking its contents to the health and prosperity of the church, and third, the high pulpit, such as prevailed in those days, and were reached only by flights of stairs.

Ducan, Mrs. It seems that no one knows just when the postoffice was established, but it must have been in or These are waiting to be developed.Upshur County Office of the County Clerk Carol J.

Smith, County Clerk 40 West Main Street, Room Buckhannon, WV Phone Fax Email cjsmith upshurcounty. The Volunteer Look-Up Page and Rules for Look-Ups. Send an email to Patricia if you have material you'd be willing to share, or know of books available on Upshur County, West Virginia and they are not copyrighted or you have permission in writing from the author to use in this manner.

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Shipping and tjarrodbonta.com Rating: % positive.The Offices of the Upshur County Ebook and Administrative staff have relocated to the Upshur County Administrative Ebook located at 91 West Main Street, Suiteeffective Friday, January 6, Commission meetings will still be held in the Commission Meeting Room located in the Courthouse Annex at 38 West Main Street, Room Read More.