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Cabell County

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Early days in Cabell County, West Virginia, including the City of Huntington, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 107 page illustrated booklet comprised of excerpts from four rare vintage works. The spiral-bound booklet is printed on 60# opaque paper, with the print size enlarged as needed to fit the 8 1/2 x 11 size. The front cover is a parchtex card stock, protected with a vinyl sheet. Communities currently listed for this area by the National Association of Counties include: Barboursville, Culloden, Huntington (part) (County Seat), Lesage, Milton, Ona, and Salt Rock. The source books include: West Virginia in History, Life, Literature and Industry by Morris Purdy Shawkey (1928); History of West Virginia by Virgil A. Lewis (1889); and Virginia, a Guide to the Mountain State, a 1941 WPA publication. Among the many topics are: William H. Cabell, the First Circuit Superior Court, Bishop Thomas A. Morris, Early Churchs; Formation of the county; the town of Guyandotte (now part of Huntington), Marshall College, Morris Harvey College, Tobacco growing; Newspapers; telephone service; West Viginia Orphans Home; and tours covering the town of Milton, Ona, Ceredo and Kenova; a history and tour of the city of Huntington with a map and points of interest, and other bits of history and trivia. Attention Genealogists: This booklet contains relatively detailed biographies of many county residents of the late 1800s. These frequently include ancestors, siblings, children, in-laws, affiliations, war records, and business activities, in the course of which they often shed light on area businesses, churches, professions and institutions, and on the events of the day. They include: Augustus F. Thompson, Homer E. Heines, Dr. Grover C. Morrison, Floyd S. Chapman, Charles R. Wilson, John B. Purcell, Charles W. Thornburg, James Murphy, Rudenzs Douthat, Ira J. Kail, Dr. J. Edward Hubbard, Carl R. Varnum, Dr. Herbert E. Guthrie, William Francis Hite, Evert C. Hines, Wilbur A. Meanor, Captain Robert R. Smith, William S. Rosenheim, Fred S. Loar, Jesse Kiser, Dr. C. P. Spurgeon Ford, Henry Clay Warth, Sherwood D. Morgan, Lenna Lowe Yost, George Marshall Lyon, John Henry Druen, Z. Taylor Vinson, Frank W. Robertson, Lester N. Frantz, Col. William H. Waldron, Dr. Howard E. Summers, Thomas E. Dimick, Herman Shank, William R. Thompson, Fitzhugh Lee Ford, Dr. Charles McVea Buckner, Archibald M. Hewitt, Gertrude Roberts, Frank L. Poindexter, Dr. Fred E. Brammer, Dr. Charles Gordon Willis, Frank Bliss Enslow, Duncan W. Daugherty, Austin J. King, Dr. Oscar B. Biern, Charles Marsh Gohen, Henry Chapman Harvey, Dr. Alvis J. Watts, T. Selden Jones, Clifton W. Loeser, Dr. George M. D. Hunt, Rev. Henry B. Altmeyer, Henry Clay Duncan Jr., Rolla Dacres Campbell, William H. Newcomb, Dr. James I. Miller, Rolland C. Mossman, Robert R. Steele, Charles R. Vose, Dr. Grover Latham Howard, Grover M. Angell, Jack H. Lewis, Wilbert H. Norton, Quincey E. Callaway, Dr. Frederick A. Fitch, James A. Diddle, Dr. Russell C. Boyd, Thomas W. Wyatt, Rev. Matthew L. Wood, Dr. Ira Clay Hicks, Charles W. Watts, Dr. Claude A. Latham, Charles Pinder Snow, Carney Milton Layne, Dr. Arthur S. Jones, F. Darney Caldweld, Lemuel Richard Via, Isaac E. Handley, Dr. Edward E. Shafer, Carleton D. Emmons, Dr. Charles W. Wise, Homer L. Yeich, Dr. James Boyce Taylor, Burton H. Mott, Robert L. Archer, Charles W. Campbell, Dr. Charles Hamilton Morris, Dr. William E. Neal, Thomas Hope Harvey, Harry H. Harvey, Dr. Thomas Dugan, Andrew C. Thomas, George Jackson Caldwell, Gov. Henry Drury Hatfield, James Lewis Caldwell, Hugh B. Hagen, Elliott Northcott, James K. Oney, Dr. James S. Clumpp, Peter C. Buffington, Claude E. Goodwin, Charles R. Carder, Jefferson W. Yoho, Albert R. Field, Edwin Burton Kyle, DeSelm A. Hall, Lawrence L. Wilson, Dr. George Delbert Johnson, Fred M. Livezey, William M. Jones, Charles L. Ritter, Col. Harry R. Wyllie, William W. Smith, Charles F. Edwards, Azel Meadows, Dr. Edward Stanard Buffington, Theodore A. Cavendish, Dr. Joseph C. Ford, Dr. Floyd F. Farnsworth, Rev. Robert F. Caverlee, Alvin P. Martin, Dr. Samuel E. Langfitt, Dr. Walter E. Vest, Dr. Armin E. Wulfman, Douglas W. Brown, Frank D. Sebaugh, Dr. Lewis Van Gilder Guthrie, Bruce Perry, Frank Enslow, Boyd Jarrell, Charles B. Kinkead, Rev. Victor H. Persons, Everett Leon Hogsett, Frank W. McCullough, Frank W. Bockway, Charles Walter Kerr, George H. Kindelberger, Paul W. Scott, Dr. Karl C. Prichard, John H. Meek, Orville J. Deegan, Anderson D. Meadows, Dr. Robert Johnson Wilkinson, Charles I. Leftwich, Charles M. Mitchell, Frank C. Boggess, Philip P. Gibson, Selden S. McNeer, William E. Deegans, Clement Archer Hancock, Carl L. Van Zandt, Walter J. Gribben, P. Owen Duncan, Dr. Ernest T. McAboy, Frank Tyree, Harry H. Darnall, Harry F. Toothman, John H. Holt, Walter S. Hallanan.

Cabell County, WV
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Cover of Cabell County History

Sources: History of West Virginia / Cabell County West Virginia History / Huntington West Virginia History
Authors: Virgil A. Lewis
Original Publication Year: 1889
Original Publisher: Durrie and Peck and J.W. Barber
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