The Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Virginia) 08 May 1752, Mon • Page 3 AdvertisementsRead more "Armstrong, Williamsburg VA, The Virginia Gazette 1752"
There are MANY Armstrong’s in Augusta County, Virginia, especially in that portion that became Rockbridge County in 1777. I hope this helps the Armstrong researchers. 27th March 1753; Robert Armstrong’s will, yeoman–Eldest son, James, possessed of 350 acres for which the Government is paid, therefore testator gives him no more; son, Robert, all lands and […]Read more "Armstrong’s of Augusta County Virginia"
Jesse Hughes, frontiersman and Indian fighter, was born near the Potomac in 1750. In 1771, he married Grace Tanner, and settled on Hackers Creek in Lewis County. He scouted and hunted for the settlers. He was about five feet nine inches tall and was described as being lean, strong, and fast man. Many described him […]Read more "Jesse Hughes, Indian Fighter and Frontiersman"
Notes: Augusta Court Records 1751 Petition of inhabitants of the North side of the South River of Shenandoah for a road. About 3 years ago it was ordered to open a road from Caleb Job’s plantation down the South side of the said North River to James McCoy’s plantation, which road is not suitable, and […]Read more "Thomas Hughes"
The Clarksburg Telegram (Clarksburg, West Virginia) 27 May 1898, FriRead more "Miss Minnie Holmes on the Nellie Hudson Disappears overboard May 1898"
The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer (Wheeling, West Virginia) 30 Nov 1896, Mon The skeleton of Edward McAnany was found near Fairmont. Cause of Death was Suicide.Read more "Obituary Edward McAnany of Pittsburgh, Suicide 1896"
The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer (Wheeling, West Virginia) 20 Jan 1900, SatRead more "Mysterious Disappearance of Thornton Wells of Morgantown WV, 1900"