School Board Minutes, Enumerations Lists and Account Records, Barbour County, West Virginia: Philippi Independent District, July 1870-December 1899 Philippi District, September 1871–November 1899

By: Sharon Wilmoth Harsh

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Book Details: 415 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2002, 5.5x8.5, paper, 415 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The 1870-1899 School Board minutes were recorded in the years immediately following the historic events of the Civil War and West Virginia statehood. The minutes are a valuable source of information on the formation of the local education system during those rebuilding years and contain the names of many of the local citizens and families who lived in the Philippi area during those historic times. Excerpts from the West Virginia legislative acts are reprinted to assist the reader in understanding the context in which the Philippi District board minutes were recorded. In areas where demographic data and court records are incomplete, school board minutes during these early years of statehood provide valuable sources of community and family history. Minutes are transcribed from original handwritten documents and appear in chronological order. A fullname index is included.
415 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2002, 5.5x8.5, paper, 415 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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This work offers a reasonable outline of the William Willett family from its earliest traditional ancestry to the time of publication. Census records, Bible records, marriage records, birth and death records, newspaper articles, obituaries, manuscripts and biographies have been researched, abstracted and compiled. Information has also been gleaned from family history and oral history sources. Original spelling has been maintained and nicknames have been included. Genealogical records are grouped by family heading, with a narrative section and a list of children following each heading. Entries include birth date, place of birth, names of parents, place of residence, date of marriage, name of spouse, date of death, place of death, and miscellaneous biographical information as available. Short transcripts of census records, and brief extracts from obituaries and other documents are frequently included. The author has devoted a section to the military careers of Mrs. Hannah Willett's four sons: Floyd Abram, A. Milan, James W., and Gordon Arthur during the Civil War. Chapters include: Abraham Willett (c1735-c1805) of Onondaga County, New York; William Willett (1769-1844) of Onondaga County, New York; Permelia Willett (1793-1854) of Onondaga County, New York; Abraham Willett (1793-1859) of Onondaga County, New York; Hannah Willett (1805-1874) of Onondaga County, New York; Interlude: The Civil War, from Soldier to Sutler; Alfred Milan Willett (1829-1906) of Ionia County, Michigan; Floyd Abram Willett (1833-1868) of Steuben County, New York; Gordon Arthur Abram Willett (1835-1898) of Ionia County, Michigan; Abigail Jane Willett (1837-1864) of Kalamazoo County, Michigan; James W. Willett (1839-1906) of Montcalm County, Michigan; Anna Willett (1813-1874) of Ionia County, Michigan; William Willett (1809-1853) of Onondaga County, New York; Consider H. Willett (1840-1912) of Chicago, Illinois; and, The Consider H. Willett Furniture Company. A bibliography and a full-name index complete this work.

Title: School Board Minutes, Enumerations Lists and Account Records, Barbour County, West Virginia: Philippi Independent District, July 1870-December 1899 Philippi District, September 1871–November 1899

Author: Sharon Wilmoth Harsh

Categories: West Virginia,

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2002

ISBN Number: 0788421360

ISBN Number 13: 9780788421365

Binding: Softcover

Book Details: 415 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2002, 5.5x8.5, paper, 415 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

Seller ID: H2136

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