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Aler's History of Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia

ALER'S HISTORY.

OF

MARTINSBURG

AND

BERKELEY COUNTY,WEST VIRGINIA.

From the origin of the Indians, embracing their Settlements, Wars andDepredations, to the first White Settlement of the Valley; alsoincluding the Wars between the Settlers and their modeand manner of living.

Besides a variety of valuableinformation, consisting of the past andpresent History of the County, includinga complete sketch of the late Wars.

Strikes, early Residents, Organi-zations, etc. accompanied by personal skethes and interesting facts of the present day.

By F. VERNON ALER.

This 445 book has 445 pages including index.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1.

Origin of the Indian Settlements. The different Tribes. Their Wars, Customs, Habits, etc

CHAPTER II

First Settlements of the Valley. Locations, Land Titles, Dwellings, etc

CHAPTER III.

The Indian Warfare. Forts Established, etc. The Wars between the Settlers and Indians, and the manner in which they carried on their Barbarism

CHAPTER IV.

Houses, Furniture, Diet and Dress of the early Settlers. Interesting and amusing Scenes of centuries hack of our Foreparents .

CHAPTER V.

Northern Neck of Virginia. Berkeley County laid off. The LandGrants, etc., from Lord Fairfax's time to the establishment of the County

CHAPTER VI.

Martinsburg established. The Lots laid off by the first Commissioned Sheriff. Sale of Lots, with terms to purchasers

CHAPTER VII.

Report of Hon. C. .J. Faulkner on Adjustment of the Boundary Line between Virginia and Maryland

CHAPTER VIII.

Historical Sketches of the early inhabitants. etc., by the late Hon.Charles James Faulkner

CHAPTER IX.

Slavery Mode and Manner of Punishment - Freedom CHAPTER X.

The late War of the Rebellion. The different Companies of Berkeley County, Federal and Confederate, with full Names, Happenings, etc

CHAPTER XI.

Historical Reminiscence of Martinsburg from 1835 until the year 1861, by John W. Curtis

CHAPTER XII.

Commencing and ending of Strikes. A full and complete detail of the Happenings, Incidents, etc

CHAPTER XIII.

Life of the late Hon. Charles James Faulkner, by Col. Frank A. Burr.

CHAPTER XIV.

The Churches-Organization and present Condition CHAPTER XV.

Berkeley County in 1810. Topographical Description. Natural Curiosities. Mineralogy and Lithology. Inhabitants, Towns, Manufactories, etc

CHAPTER XVI.

Present situation of the Town and County-Journalism in the County-County Court and Officials-Martinsburg Schools- Home Organizations, Lodges, etc

CHAPTER XVII.

Personal Sketches of the Enterprising Public and Professional Men of the present day

CHAPTER XVIII.

Biography of Martinsburg's Business Men

Index:

Abell, Adams, Ahern, Albain, Albin, Alburtis, Aler, Alexander, Allen, Allison, Ambrester, AMES, Amherst, Amos, Anderson, Andrew, Andrews, Arbutnot, Armpriest, Armstrong, Asbury, Ashby, Ashkettle, Auld, Austin, Awman, Bailey, Baily, Baker, BALCH, Baldwin, Bales, Ball, Bancroft, Bane, Barbour, Barnes, Barnett, Barney, Barr, Barrett, Barthlow, Bartlett, Barton, Bascom, Basore, Batch, Bateman, Bayarlys, Baylor, Bear, Beard, Beau, Becker, Beckwith, Beddinger, Bedford, BEDINGER, Beecher, Beeson, Bell, Bender, Benson, Bentz, Berkeley, Berry, Bets, Beverly, Billmire, Billmyer, Birney, Bishop, Blackburn, Blake, Blakeney, Blamer, Blanchfield, Blessing, Blondel, Blondell, Boak, Boarman, Bocock, Boehm, Bogg, Boggs, Boley, Booker, Booth, Boreman, Boteler, Botts, Bouton, Bowen, Bowers, Bowman, Boyd, Boyds, Boyer, Brackett, Braddock, Bradford, Brady, Bragonier, Bragunier, Breathed, Breckenridge, Brent, Bricker, Brighton, Briscoe, Brittner, Britton, Brocies, Brockenbrough, Brokenbrough, Brooke, Brooks, Brown, Bruce, Bryarly, Buchanan, Buchannon, Buck, Buckles, Burch, Burkhardt, Burkhart, Burns, BURR, Burt, Butler, Butt, Buxton, Byers, Byrd, Cage, Cahill, Calhoun, Calvin, CAMERON, Campbell, Campbells, Canby, Caney, Cann, Carlysle, Carney, Carper, Carr, Carson, Carter, Casion, Caskey, Catrow, Causemenia, Chalmers, Chambers, Chapman, Chaulkley, Chenowith, Chevalley, Chevally, Chirsman, Chisholm, Chisty, Chrisman, Clark, Clarke, Claspey, Clay, Clayborne, Clayton, Cleary, Clendening, Cleveland, Clevinger, Clifford, Cline, Clippinger, Coalter, Cockburn, Coffenberger, Coffin, Cohoon, Colbert, Colston, Colstons, Combs, Comeqy, Commiskey, Conger, Connor, Conrad, Conway, Cook, COOKE, Cooper, Copenhaver, Cornelius, Cornwallis, Corsey, Couchman, Cox, Coyle, Cranes, CRAWFORD, Creamer, CREIGHTON, Crim, Crist, Criswell, Crockett, Cronise, Cross, Crowe, Crowl, Crump, Crushwa, Culler, Culpeper, Cunningham, Curry, Curtis, Cushen, Cushwa, Cushwas, Custer, Cutting, Dailey, Dalgarn, Dandridge, Dandrigde, Daniels, Darby, Darke, Davenport, Davidson, DAVIS, Day, Dayton, Deatrick, Deck, Deen, Deets, DeGrange, Delaplaine, Dellinger, Denan, Dickerhoff, Dieffenderfer, Diehl, Dilly, Ditman, Ditto, Divinney, Dodd, Doll, Dorn, Dorsey, Douglas, Douglass, Downs, Drake, Drew, Dubles, Dudley, Duff, Dugan, Dulin, Dumford, Dunmore, Dunn, Duval, Eads, Earson, Ebaugh, Edgar, Edwards, Eichelberger, Elam, Ellis, Ely, Emerson, Emmert, Emmerts, Englebright, Erskine, Espenhine, Evans, Everett, Eversole, Fahey, Fairfax, Falkenstein, Farrin, Faulkner, Fayman, Feaman, Feidt, Feller, Fellers, Ferrel, Fiery, Findlay, Finigan, Fink, Fish, Fisher, Fiske, Fitz, Fitzpatrick, Fitzwilliams, Fizer, Flagg, Fleming, Flick, Flood, Floyd, Foard, Foley, Folk, Ford, Fowler, Franklin, Fravel, Fravell, Frazier, Freeman, Fremont, French, Friedman, Frieze, Froman, Frushour, Fry, Fryatt, Frys, Fultz, Furlong, Gageby, Gagle, Gaither, Gales, Gallaher, Ganoe, Gardener, Gardner, Garrett, Garrison, Gaston, Gates, Gaunt, Gerard, Gerling, Geting, Gettinger, Gibbons, Gibbs, Gibson, Gilbert, Gildea, Gilmer, Gilmore, Giser, Gladden, Gladdens, Glass, Godwin, Goggin, Goheen, Gonter, Gooch, Goodman, Gordon, Gore, Gorrell, Gorrells, Gosnell, Goulden, Grace, Grafton, Graham, Grantham, Gray, Grazer, Greaton, Green, Greene, Gregg, Gregory, Griffin, Grimes, Grindes, Grove, Groves, Grozinger, Gruber, GRUNDY, Gryfyth, Grymes, Guinn, Hackney, Hagner, Haines, Halem, Hall, Hambleton, Hamilton, Hamme, Hammond, Hanchett, Hank, Hanner, Hannis, Harker, Harlan, Harley, Harman, Harmon, Harper, Harrison, Hart, Haupin, Haw, Hayden, Haynes, Hays, Hazard, Heavill, Hedge, Hedgeman, Hedges, Heilig, Helan, Helferstay, Helfersty, Hening, Henlane, Henry, HENSHAW, Henshaws, Henson, Herald, Herd, Hermance, Herndon, Herring, Hess, Hezeltine, Hibbards, Hibbert, Hickman, Hicks, HILL, Hines, Hipper, Hite, Hites, Hitzer, Hockinberry, Hodges, Hoffheins, Hoffman, Hoge, Hogmire, Hoke, Holland, Holliday, Hollingsworth, Hollis, Holmes, Homer, Homrich, Hooper, Hopewell, Hopkins, Hopper, Hopton, Horrel, Hourse, House, Howard, Howe, Howell, Hower, Howle, Hudgel, Huff, Hughes, Hull, Humphrey, Hunter, Hunters, Hutchinson, Hutchison, Hyde, Ingles, Ingless, Ingram, Iradella, Irelands, Irwin, Irwine, Israel, Jack, Jackson, Jacob, Jacobs, Jamison, Janney, Janneys, Jazinsky, Jefferson, Jenkins, Jessup, Johnson, Johnston, Jones, Joy, Kackler, Kain, Kane, Kaufman, Keane, Kearfott, Kearn, Kearns, Keefe, Keisecker, Kelley, Kelly, Kennedy, Kensel, Kercheval, KERNEY, Kerns, Kershner, Keyes, Keys, Keyser, Killgore, Kilmer, Kilmers, Kilpatrick, Kines, King, Kirkpatrick, Kiser, Kisner, Kitchen, Kline, Knapp, Kneedler, Knox, Knyphausen, Koiner, Kopp, Koreross, Kownsler, Kraesen, Krauth, Kreglow, Kremer, Kroesen, Kyne, La Fayette, Lafayette, Lafever, Lafevre, Lamar, Lamaster, Lambert, Lamon, Lanahan, Landers, Landstreet, Lanham, Lantz, Larkins, Latrobe, Lauck, Lawson, Lazzel, Lea, Leathers, Lee, Leech, Lefever, Leigh, Lemen, Lemon, Leshorn, Lester, Letcher, Lewis, Light, Likens, Lincoln, Lingamfelter, Lippett, Little, Locke, Logan, Lohr, Lomax, Long, Lossing, Love, Lowery, Lowman, Lowndes, Loy, Lucas, Lucke, Lupman, Luther, Lyeth, Lyle, Lyles, Lyman, Lyng, MACKEY, Madison, Magill, MAGOWN, Magraw, Magruders, Mahoney, Mann, Manning, Manor, Manor,, March, Marikle, Markel, Marker, Marshall, Martin, Martindale, Maslin, Mason, Mathews, Matthaei, Matthews, Maupin, Maxwell, Mayberry, Mayer, Mayo, McAlister, McClary, McCleary, McCleery, McClellan, McClure, McDaniel, McDonalds, McDowell, McElroy, McGackey, McGeary, McGill, McGraw, McIntire, McKay, McKee, McKeefry, McKeever, McKewan, McKinney, McKnight, McKown, McLaughlin, McMullen, McNemar, McQuilken, McSherry, McWhorter, Meachem, Mead, Meade, Meadows, Medtart, Mercer, Merchant, Meyers, Middleton, MILLER, Millers, Minghini, Mingle, Mitchell, Mock, Mong, Moody, Moon, Mooney, Moore, Moorehead, MORE, Morg, Morgan, Morril, Morris, Morrison, Morrow, Moseley, Muhlenburg, Mulligan, Murphey, Murphy, Murray, Mussetter, Muth, Myer, MYERS, Nadenbousch, Nadenboush, Nayler, Neale, Neer, Neff, Nelson, Neville, Newce, Newcomer, Newkirk, Newkirks, Newman, Newton, Nicholson, Nicklas, Noble, Noland, Noll, Norris, Norton, Novington, O'Brien, Ockerman, Oden, O'Neal, Orrick, Orricks, Orriek, Ott, Otterbein, Owen, Pace, Page, Painter, Palmer, Parker, Parsons, Patterson, Payne, Pearl, Pelham, Pendleton, Pendletons, Penick, Penn, Penns, Pentiney, Perkins, Perregory, Perry, Pfeiffer, Phelps, Phillips, Picking, Pierce, Pike, Piles, Piper, Pitcher, Pitt, Pitzer, Pitzers, Plata, Pleasants, Plunkett, Poisal, Pollock, Pompell, Porter, Porterfield, Porterfields, Potter, Potts, Powell, Powers, Prescit, Preston, Price, Prior, Prossman, Pryor, Pullin, Quinzel, Racey, Raenhal, Rahauser, Rainer, Ramer, Ramsburg, Randolph, Rankin, Ransone, Rathman, Ravenack, Rawlings, Rawlinson, Ray, Readman, Reardon, Reck, Reed, Rees, Reid, Reily, Reynolds, Rice, Richardson, Riddle, Riddleberger, Ridenour, Ridgway, Riley, Rimel, Riner, River, Rives, Robbins, ROBERTS, Robertson, Robinson, Roby, Rockwell,, Rodrick, Rogers, Rohrbaugh, Roller, Ronk, Rook, ROONEY, Ropp, Rose, Ross, Rotterman, Rousch, Roush, Rowley, Rude, Rush, Rust, Rutherford, Rutledge, Ryneal, Saderfield, Sadler, Saffell, Sailes, Sanakers, Sandis, Sargent, Saunders, Savage, Saville, Sayles, Schaffer, Scheig, Schell, Schmucker, Schoppert, Schultz, Scott, Scouts, Seaton, Seckman, Seibert, Seip, Seiss, Selbert, Sellars, Sellers, Sencindiver, Sencindivers, Sergeant, Seward, Shaffer, Sharff, Sharp, Shaw, Shea, Shearer, Shearers, Sheckles, Sheerer, Shepherd, Sheridan, Sherman, Sherrard, Sherrer, Shipley, Shirk, Shoafstall, Shoat, Shober, Shortel, Showers, Shrout, Shubrick, Shutt, Siler, Silver, Silvers, Simmons, Simpson, Sincindiver, Sisco, Slater, Slauter, Sloan, Small, Smeltzer, Smith, Smurr, Snodgrass, Snodgrasses, Snowden, Snyder, Somerville, SORTWELL, Southworth, Spencer, Sperow, Sperow,, Spreecher, Sprigg, St. Clair, Stafford, Stahl, Staley, Stansburry, Statler, Statter, Staub,, Staubley, Staubly, Stearns, Stephen, Stephens, Stephenson, Stephensons, Stevens, Stevenson, Steward, Stewart, Stine, Stockton, Stogdon, Stoker, Stoneking, Strainey, Strausbaugh, Strayer, Street, Streit, Stribling, Strine, Strode, Strother, Stuart, Stuckey, Stucky, Stull, Stump, Sturges, Suddith, Sullivan, Summers, Suter, Swartz, Swearengen, Swearingen, Swimley, Swope, Tabb, Tabbs, Tabler, Tablers, Taliaferro, Talifaria, Tallifaro, Tally, Talty, Tate, Tates, Taylor, Tazewell, Teack, Teets, Thatcher, Theith, Thomas, THOMAS,, Thompson, Thornton, Thouvenal, Throckmortons, Thrush, Thumel, Tichnal, Timmons, Titlow, Toombs, Tozewell, Triggs, Troxell, Tucker, Turner, Tyler, Unger, Upshur, VAN BUREN, Van Doren, VAN SWEARINGEN, Vanansdal, Vanarsdale, Vance, Vandergriff, Vanmeter, Vanmetre, Vanmetres, Veasey, Veney, Vincenheller,, Vogel, Volgarmott, Vorhees, Wade, Wagely, Waggoner, Waggoners, Waite, Walker, Walkers, Walters, Wann, WARD, Warren, Warrens, Washburn, Washington, Watts, Wayne, Weaning, Weaver, Webster, Weddell, Weil, Welland, Weller, Wellers, Wellinger, Wells, Welsh, Welshaus, Wentz, Wert, West, Westall, Westenhaver, Westphall, Westrater, Wevers, Wheelan, Wheeler, Whelan, White, Whitehurst, Whiting, Whitson, Wickersham, Wild, Wilen, Wilkinson, Williams, Williamson, Willis, Wilmer, WILSON, Winfield, Winslow, Winter, Wise, Wiser, Wisner, Wisong, Wister, Witherow, Withrow, Witt, Wolf, WOLFF, Wollett, Wood, Woods, Woodward, Wormley, WORTHINGTON, Wyatt, Wythe, Yancey, Yates, Yeardley, Yoho, Young,