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2 edition of early history of Mingo County, West Virginia. found in the catalog.

early history of Mingo County, West Virginia.

Nancy Sue Smith

early history of Mingo County, West Virginia.

by Nancy Sue Smith

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Published by Williamson Print. Co. in [Williamson? W. Va.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mingo County (W. Va.)
    • Subjects:
    • Mingo County (W. Va.) -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF247.M57 S6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p.
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5807624M
      LC Control Number60033941
      OCLC/WorldCa16721345

      But standing between the miners and the Mingo County mines they sought to capture was the West Virginia county of Logan and its fiercely anti-union sheriff Don Chafin. Chafin was on the payroll of the Logan County Coal Operators Association and had assembled the nation’s largest private armed force of . Wood County Wyoming County: Early History Roster of War of - WV West Virginia Maps. New Books: Roster of War of - West Virginia COMPLETE DETAILS & SURNAME INDEX 47 Pages, "X 11", Full Name Index, Soft Cover, Reprinted WV, .

        A drug trafficking organisation,” said Sgt Mike Smith of West Virginia state police, who spent years unravelling the web of doctors, pharmacists . Ramona Mahon, Assessor; PO Box 36 Williamson, WV () ; Fax: () ; The Assessor is responsible for real and personal property tax appraisal within the county, and has duties relating to taxation and other matters.

      The archives division, which is part of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, is now holding records from the early s up to , said Mingo County Deputy Circuit Clerk Camilla : TRAVIS CRUM. Mingo County, created on Janu , from the southern part of Logan County, is the youngest county in West Virginia. It lies on the Tug Fork between McDowell and Wayne counties, with a territory of square miles. It is also bordered by Wyoming, Logan, and Lincoln counties, and by Pike County, Kentucky, and Buchanan County, Virginia.


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Early history of Mingo County, West Virginia by Nancy Sue Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Early History of Mingo County, West Virginia Mingo County is the youngest county in the state, formed by an act of the state legislature in from parts of Logan County. Its founding was related to a legal protest by a moonshiner who claimed that the Logan County Court that had found him guilty did not have jurisdiction over his case because.

MINGO COUNTY. Formed m from part of Logan County;Named from the Mingo tribe of Indians of which Logan was a famous chief. Land area, square miles; Populat, census of ; Estimated populat; July 1. Local histories are available for Mingo County, West Virginia Genealogy.

County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section West Virginia Local Histories.

Mingo County, West Virginia History; Maps and Gazetteers [edit. Mingo County County Facts Date of Formation: Named: For the Indian tribe of which Logan was chief. County Seat: Williamson Sources Books. Brumfield, Darrell C. Stories About Gilbert, West Virginia and Surrounding Communities.

Baltimore, Maryland, Gateway Press, Sims index to land grants in West Virginia at ($) The office of the state auditor published an index of all identifiable grantees from to the s in: Sims, Edgar Barr. Sims Index to Land Grants in West Virginia.

Charleston, West Virginia: E.B. Sims, FHL book R21w, film items At many libraries. - Explore brittneylester's board "Mingo County", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about West virginia, Virginia and West virginia history pins.

County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts. Early History of Wirt County, West Virginia. Wirt County was created by an act of the Virginia General Assembly on Janu from parts of Jackson and Wood counties.

The county was named in honor of William Wirt (). Mingo County West Virginia History. Acts of The Legislature. County OF Mingo Established.

68 (Senate Rill No. ) CHAPTER AN ACT establishing the county of Mingo, [Passed January ] Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia: 1. So much of the county of Logan as is included within the following boundary lines, to wit. About Mingo County WV.

Mingo County was established on Janu from Logan County. The county was named in honor of the Mingo Indian tribe that had been the earliest known settlers of the region.

The county borders five other counties in West Virginia, two counties in. Mingo County, West Virginia was created on Janu from portions of Logan county was named in honor of the Mingo Indian tribe that had been the earliest known settlers of the region. Mingo County is bordered by Lincoln County (north), Logan County (northeast), Wyoming County (east), McDowell County (southeast), Pike County, Kentucky (west), Martin County, Kentucky (west.

Deaths - Search (digital images at WV Archives, Mingo County,) Deaths - Transcribed Death Records and Obituaries Early Logan County Marriage Records ().

History of Cabell County Located in Southwestern West Virginia along the Ohio River, Cabell County was created by an act of the Virginia General Assembly on January 2, from part of Kanawha County.

It was named in honor of William H. Cabell (. - Explore reneebolden's board "Mingo County WV", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Mingo county, West virginia, West virginia history pins. The West Virginia Historical Society Magazine welcomes manuscript submissions for publication consideration that deal with state or local history-related topics.

Submissions, which should be of a length suitable for publication in the magazine and include citations of referenced materials, should be sent to the editor, West Virginia Historical.

MATEWAN BEFORE THE MASSACRE: "POLITICS, COAL AND THE ROOTS OF CONFLICT IN A WEST VIRGINIA MINING COMMUNITY" (WEST VIRGINIA & APPALACHIA Book 8) - Kindle edition by Bailey, Rebecca J. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading MATEWAN BEFORE THE 5/5(2). Mingo County WV. 6, likes 11 talking about this. The Mingo County, West Virginia, outpost of Holden, Logan County, West Virginia.

Island Creek Coal Company opened its first mines here. The company built a rail line to Logan and shipped its first load of coal from here in December of The community was named for Albert Fairchild “Bert” Holden () who was one of the founders of Island Creek Coal Company.

The Norfolk and Western Railway reached the Pocahontas coalfields of McDowell and Mercer counties of West Virginia in March Bythe line was extended west to Kenova,on the Ohio River.

The coalfields were opened along the Tug River, in the Williamson, Mingo County, area by Mingo County was formed from Logan County in This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Mingo County, West Virginia.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Mingo County, West Virginia, United locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may.

Discover the past of West Virginia through State maps in our online collection of old historical maps that span over years of growth. View West Virginia Maps such such as historical county boundaries changes, old vintage maps, as well as road / highway maps for all 87 counties in West Virginia.

Mingo County WV. 6, likes 2 talking about this. The Mingo County, West Virginia, outpost of lowers: K.Welcome to Mingo County, where our people are our best resource and we strive every day to make our part of southern West Virginia a place everyone wants to call home. We have a rich heritage steeped in hard work and accomplishments.

Whether it be the Hatfield-McCoy Feud, mine wars or the railroad, we utilize our past to build our future and.Matewan Before the Massacre: Politics, Coal and the Roots of Conflict in a West Virginia Mining Community (West Virginia & Appalachia) [Rebecca J.

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