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Virginia court records in southwestern Pennsylvania : records of the District of West Augusta and Ohio and Yohogania Counties, Virginia, 1775-1780

by Crumrine, Boyd, 1838-1916,

Format: Print Book 1995
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 929.3755 C88
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Nonfiction
Call Number  929.3755 C88
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CLP - Main Library Pennsylvania Dept. - Warehouse PENNA r F153.C948 1995x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Pennsylvania Dept. - Warehouse
Call Number  PENNA r F153.C948 1995x
CLP - Main Library Pennsylvania Dept. - Genealogy PENNA r F153.C948 1995x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Pennsylvania Dept. - Genealogy
Call Number  PENNA r F153.C948 1995x
In the preparation of his opus, the author had occasion to interview many survivors of the original settlers of Sumner County.Cisco's opus emphasizes the founder and foundation of Sumner County, and, in fact, the work is substantially genealogical in content. The first fifty pages of the volume move rapidly over such topics as early exploration of the county, local topography, territorial laws and officials, early land owners, and, of course, Sumner County in the wars, particularly the Civil War. Thereafter, the work focuses on Sumner County pioneers and their families in a series of genealogical and biographical sketches of varying lengths, some of them illustrated.
Additional Information
Subjects Court records -- Pennsylvania.
Court records -- West Virginia.
Pennsylvania -- History.
West Virginia -- History.
Publisher Baltimore :1995
Edition Consolidated ed. /
Other Titles Annals of the Carnegie Museum.
Language English
Notes "Excerpted and reprinted from Annals of the Carnegie Museum, volumes I-III, Pittsburgh, 1902-1905."
"By and act of 1776 the district of West Augusta, Virginia was divided into the counties of Ohio, Yohogania and Monongalia--now constituting territory in both southwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia--in consequence whereof many Virginia court records of great rarity and importance are today found in Pennsylvania and West Virginia ..."--Foreword.
Includes index.
Description 542 pages : maps ; 22 cm
ISBN 9780806306247
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