MONROE COUNTY, WEST VIRIGNIA HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHIES

Hardesty
78 Pages, 8.5"x11", Full Name Index, Soft Cover, Reprinted 2010, WV-0086, $17.50

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Located in the southeastern portion of the West Virginia, Monroe County is one of the oldest of the counties of West Virginia. It was the twelfth erected in the territory west of the Alleghenies. It was organized on May 21, 1799 at the home of George King, near the present county seat of Union. It was named for Governor James Monroe, governor of Virginia and fifth President of the United States.

This volume of history give a brief background of the county and surrounding lands. The biographical portion were brief family sketches submitted by the families themselves thus they are more accurate than other records.

 

Example

“James A. McDowell - was a son of A. R. Humphreys and Virginia D. McDowell, and was born in Monroe county, December 7, 1846. He was a Confederate soldier for nine months, in the last year of the civil war, serving in the 4th Virginia Infantry, then in Company D of the 26th Virginia Battalion. He married Lulu I. Robertson, who as a daughter of John H. And Jane (Cox) Robertson, both now deceased. ...”

 

Surnames Included in This Publication

ABBOTT, ADAIR, ADGER, ALDERSON, ALEXANDER, ALFORD, ALLEN, APPLETON, ARBUCKLE, ARGABRITE, ARNOTT

BACHMAN, BAILEY, BAKER, BALDWIN, BALLARD, BANE, BARBOUR, BARE, BARKSDALE, BARTIN, BARTON, BEAMER, BEAN, BEARD, BEASLEY, BEIRNE, BENSON, BERRY, BEST, BIBB, BICKET, BISHOP, BITTINGER, BLACK, BLAKER, BLAND, BLANKENSHIP, BOA, BOGGESS, BOSTWICK, BOWLS, BOYD, BOYER, BRAGG, BRAMBLE, BRANHAM, BRISON, BROOKING, BROWN, BROWNING, BRYAN, BUCKNER, BUGG, BURDETT, BURK, BURNSIDE, BUTT, BYRAN, BYRNESIDE, BYRNESIDES, BYRNSIDE, BYRNSIDES

CADE, CALAWAY, CALLAWAY, CALLOWAY, CAMP, CAMPBELL, CANTERBURY, CAPERTON, CARPENTER, CARPER, CARR, CARRINGTON, CARROLL, CARTER, CAVENAUGH, CHAMBERS, CHAMP, CHANDLER, CHAPMAN, CHARLTON, CHRISTIAN, CLARK, CLARKE, CLAY, CLAYPOLE, CLOYD, COALTER, COCHRAN, COCKE, COLCOCH, COLLINS, COMBER, CONNELL, CONNER, CONRAD, COOK, COOPER, CORNELL, CORRELL, COTTELL, COULTER, COYNEY, CRAWFORD, CREBBS, CREBS, CRESIER, CRINER, CROSIER, CUMMINGS, CURTISS

DAVIS, DAWSON, DEVINE, DEW, DICKEY, DICKINSON, DICKSON, DIDDLE, DILWORTH, DISON, DOLAN, DOOLEY, DOUGLASS, DUNBAR, DUNCAN, DUNLAP, DUNN, DUNSMORE

EADES, EARLY, EARSKIN, ECHOLS, EDWARDS, ELLIS, ELLISON, EMMONS, ENGLE, ERSKINE, ESTER, ESTILL, EWING

FAINER, FALL, FARIS, FARLEY, FERGUSON, FISHER, FITZPATRICK, FLAHERTY, FLESHMAN, FLINN, FLOYD, FOLKS, FORD, FOSTER, FOWLER, FRAILEY, FRANCIS, FREDERICK, FREEMAN, FRIEND, FRIST, FRY, FUDGE, FULLER

GALAHON, GASTIN, GIBSON, GILMORE, GIRTY, GIVENS, GLENDY, GODWIN, GORTNER, GRAHAM, GRAVES, GRAY, GREENLEE, GREY, GRIGSBY, GROMER, GULLET, GWINN

HALE, HALL, HALSTEAD, HALSTED, HAMILTON, HAMMOND, HANCOCK, HANKEY, HANLEY, HANLY, HANNA, HANSBARGER, HARARAH, HARDY, HARNEY, HARPER, HARRIS, HARVEY, HARWOOD, HATHAWAY, HAWEY, HAWKINS, HAWTHORNE, HAY, HAYNES, HEDRICK, HENDERSON, HENDRIX, HENRY, HEREFORD, HICKS, HIGGINBOTHAM, HIGGINS, HILL, HINCHMAN, HINDS, HINES, HINTON, HODGE, HOGE, HOGSETT, HOGSHEAD, HOKE, HOLLIS, HOLT, HOUCHINS, HOUSTON, HOWELL, HOWES, HOY, HIGHS, HULL, HUMPHREY, HUMPHREYS, HUMPHRIES, HUNT, HUTCHINSON, HUTCHISON

IRONS

JACKSON, JEFFERIES, JENNINGS, JOHNSON, JOHNSTON, JONES

KEADLE, KEASTER [KESTER], KEATLY, KEENAN, KEENS, KELLY, KERR, KERSINGER, KESINGER, KESTER, KICE, KINCAID, KING, KINKAID, KNAPP, KNOX, KOONTZ, KUNKLE

LAKE, LAREW, LEACH, LEAF, LEARY, LEE, LEECH, LEGG, LEMAYEUR, LEMMON, LEMONS, LETCHER, LEWIS, LIGAN, LIVERMORE, LOBAN, LOBBAN, LOBBON, LOGAN, LONG, LORING, LOWE, LOWTHER, LUMPKIN, LYBROOK, LYNCH

McALLISTER, McCARTNEY, McCLEARN, McCLUNG, McCOLISTER, McCONNEL, McCORMICK, McCREERY, McCUE, McDANIEL, McDONALD, McDOWELL, McELHENY, McGEE, McGHAN, McGUIRE, McKEE, McKENZIE, McNEELY, McNEER, McNUTT, McPHERSON

MADDEY, MADDY, MAHUSON, MANN, MARGROVE, MARSH, MASON, MATHEWS, MAYO, MEEK, MEEKS, MEREDITH, MERRICK, MILLER, MINTER, MITCHELL, MOFFETT, MOFFIT, MOHLER, MONOHAN, MONROE, MONTGOMERY, MOORE, MOREY, MORGAN, MORRIS, MORTON, MOSS, MURDOCK, MURRELL, MURRY, MYERS

NEAL, NEEL, NEELY, NEWLON, NEWSOM, NEWSOME, NICHOLAS, NICKE--[SIC], NICKELL, NICKLE, NICKLES, NIGHT, NOSAMON, NUTT

OBENCHAINE, OGG, OWENS

PACK, PAIN, PARK, PARKE, PARKER, PARKIN, PARKS, PARRIS, PATTERSON, PATTON, PAUL, PAULEE, PAXTON, PEASE, PECK, PENCE, PENNINGTON, PEPPER, PERSINGER, PETERS, PETTY, PHARR, PHILLIPS, PICKETT, PINKERTON, PLEASANTS, PRENTICE, PRESTON, PRICE, PRITT, PRYOR, PYLES

RALISON, RAMSEY, RANDOLPH, REABURN, REED, REMLEY, RIFFE, ROBERTSON, ROBINSON, RODGERS, ROSS, ROWAN, ROWLAND, ROYAL, RUDDELL, RUSK, RUTLEDGE, RYLEY

SAMS, SANDERS, SAUNDERS, SCOTT, SCRUGGS, SHANKLIN, SHANLIN, SHANNON, SHIELDS, SHIREY, SHOVER, SHUMATE, SIERS, SIMS, SKAGGS, SKINNER, SLONAKER, SLONEKER, SMITH, SMITHSON, SNODGRASS, SPANGLER, SPEER, SPENCER, SPOTTS, STADGHILL, STEEL, STEELE, STEWART, STODGEHILL, STROMAN, STROUD, STUART, SUMMERS, SWINNEY, SWOPE, SYDNOR

TABLER, TACKET, TAYLO [SIC], TAYLOR, TEBBETTS, TENNIS, THOMAS, THOMPSON, THURMAN, TIFFANY, TISDALE, TODD, TOMLINSON, TURNER

UPTON

VANDERGRIFT, VANSTAVERN, VASS, VAWTER

WALKER, WALLACE, WALLIS, WARE, WARREN, WATTS, WEBSTER, WENDEL, WHARTON, WHEELER, WHEELRIGHT, WHITCOMB, WHITE, WHITECOTTON, WICKLINE, WIKEL, WIKLE, WILEY, WILLEY, WILLIAMS, WILSON, WINDEL, WINGFIELD, WINKLEBLACK, WISEMAN, WOLFENBARGER, WOOD, WOODRUM, WOODS, WOODSIDE, WOODSON, WOODWARD, WYATT

YOUNG

ZOLL

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