DMK Heritage

History of Fayette County, West VA

HISTORY OF FAYETTE COUNTY

PUBLISHED BY

The Fayette County Historical Society, Inc.

FAYETTEVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA.

1926

This 815 page book has a new 30 page index.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Geographical and Physical Features

2. Prehistoric Inhabitants

3. Indian Stories and Legends

4. Fayette a Part of Virginia

5. Period of Early Exploration

6. Surveys, Patents and Land Grants

7. Life of the Pioneer

8. Beginning of Public Highways

9. Stage Coaches and Stage Stands

10. Formation of Fayette County

11. Extracts from Acts of the General Assembly

12. County Court Records

13. Diary of James B. Hamilton

14. Fayette During the Civil War

15. The Building of Railroads

16. The Coal Industry

17. Agriculture and Other Industries

18. Fayette’s Public School System

19. Fayette as Seen on a Tour

20. Fraternal Organizations

21. The Bench and the Bar

22. Journalism and Literature

23. Fayetteville the County Seat

24. Montgomery

25. Mount Hope

26. Oak Hill

27. Ansted

28. Other Towns and Villages

29. Over the Top in the World War

30. Roster of Officials and Miscellaneous Matter

Marriage Records 1830-1866

Index:

Abbot, Abbott, Acord, Adair, Adams, Addison, Adkins, Adkinson, Agan, Agew, Agner, Agnew, Akers, Alderson, Aldridge, ALESCI, Alexander, Alford, Allen, Alliff, Alvis, Amick, Amiss, Anderson, Andrews, Ankeny, Ankrom, Ankrum, Ansted, Anthony, Arbaugh, Arbuckle, Archer, Argubright, Armentrout, Armistead, Armstrong, Arnick, Arnold, Arrington, Arrowood, Arthur, Arvine, Ash, Ashley, Aston, Atkins, Atkinson, Austin, Ayers, Babbitt, Babcock, Baber, Backhouse, Backus, Bacon, Bader, Bahlman, Bahlmann, Bailes, Bailey, Baily, BAINBRIDGE, Baker, Baldwin, Ballard, Ballenger, Ballinger, Banks, Bannister, Barbe, Bare, Barnes, Barnett, Barrett, Barrows, Bartley, Barton, Basket, Bassham, Bates, Battes, Batts, Bayes, Bays, Beale, Beall, Bean, Beard, Beaty, Beaver, Becker, Beckley, Beckner, Beets, Behm, Beirne, Belcher, Bell, Bennett, Benson, Bentley, Bernard, Berry, Betts, Beury, Beverly, Bevis, Bibb, Bierne, Biggs, Bing, Bird, Birkhead, Birt, Black, Blackburn, Blackwell, Blair, Blake, Blaker, Bland, Blankenship, Blazer, Bliss, Blizzard, Blofield, Blume, Boaz, Bobbitt, Bock, Bogges, Boggess, Boggs, Bold, Boley, Bolinger, Bondurant, Booker, Boone, Booze, Bostic, Boswell, Bowles, Bowls, Bowsman, Bowyer, Boyce, Boyd, Brackens, Brackland, Bradley, Brafford, Bragg, Braggs, Braize, Bramwell, Brannon, Brash, Brashear, Brayshaw, Brazie, Breckenridge, Breece, Breedlove, Brenneman, Brett, Brewer, Brillhart, Brisbane, Britt, Broaddus, Brock, Brogan, Brooks, Brother, Brown, Browns, Broyles, Bruce, Brugh, Brusi, Bryant, Bryce, Bryson, Buchingham, Buckholt, Buckholtz, Buckle, Buckley, Budd, Buff, Buffington, Bullock, Bumgardner, Bumgartner, Bunting, Burdett, Burdette, Burgess, Burk, Burke, Burkholder, Burks, Burnett, Burnham, Burns, Burnside, Burrs, Burruss, Bush, Bushby, Buster, Butcher, Butler, Byrnside, Cabell, Cahill, Calahan, Caldwell, Cales, Callahan, Callison, Calloway, Calvert, Cameron, Camm, Campbell, Cannady, Canon, Canterbury, Cantley, Cantrill, Caperton, Capet, Capps, Carden, Carel, Carey, CARLIN, Carlon, Carnafix, Carne, Carnefix, Carnifax, Carpenter, Carper, Carr, Carrick, Carrill, Carrington, Carroll, Carrow, Carson, Cart, Carter, Carver, Carwile, Cary, Casey, Cash, Cashion, Cassaday, Cassady, Cassidy, Casto, Caton, Cavendish, Chaffins, Chambers, Champe, Chancy, Chapman, Chariton, Cheek, Cheeney, Childers, Childress, Chiltons, Chittum, Chrisman, Christian, Chuckman, Chum, Claiborne, Clapham, Clapp, Clapperton, Clark, Clarke, Clarkson, Claughton, Clay, Claypole, Claypool, CLAYTON, Claytor, Cleaveland, Clendennin, Cleveland, Clews, Clingman, Clough, Clowers, Clute, Coats, Cobb, Cocke, Cody, Coffman, Coit, Colawn, Colby, Coldwell, Cole, Coleman, Colemans, Collins, Collown, Cologne, Colvin, Combs, Comer, Comlis, Conley, Conrad, Conrads, Cook, Cooper, Copeland, Copland, Corner, Cornwell, Courtner, COUSIN, Cowan, Cox, Coyort, Cozont, Craig, Craigs, Crambit, Crandall, Crane, Craven, Cravens, Craver, Crawford, Creasy, Cregar, Creger, Creigh, Cresap, Crider, Crist, Critchly, Croen, Croft, Crone, Cronkhite, Crooks, Crookshanks, Cross, Crouse, Crow, Crowder, Crozet, Crump, Cummings, Cunningham, Currences, Curry, Curtis, Custard, Custer, Dade, Dailey, Dandridge, Dangerfield, Daniel, Daniels, Dare, Darlington, Darmon, Darnall, Darst, Davenport, Davies, Davin, Davis, Dawson, Day, Deal, Deam, Dean, Decker, Deegan, Deegans, Deekins, Deem, Deen, Deer, Deering, Deets, Deitz, Delaney, Delung, Dempsey, Dennis, Dent, DeQuasie, Derby, Derossett, DERR, Dever, Devine, Dews, Dick, Dickens, Dickerson, Dickins, Dickinson, Dickons, Dickson, Dicky, Diddle, Dietz, Dillon, Dilly, Dinwiddie, Dirgan, Disney, Divine, Dixon, Dockens, Dodd, Dodge, Doliver, Dolliver, Donahue, Donaldson, Donally, Donalson, Donell, Donnelly, Dooley, Doolittle, Dorr, Dorsett, Dorsey, Dotson, Douglas, Douglass, Dountain, Dowell, Dower, Downey, Downtain, Dowst, Draper, Drennan, Dreson, Drew, Dromgoole, Drumheller, Duffy, Dun, Dunbar, Duncan, Duncombe, Dunn, Durrett, Dutton, Duval, Duvall, Dwyer, Dyer, Eagan, Eaken, Eakin, Early, Eary, Easley, Easton, Edds, Edgington, Edwards, Egan, Elgin, Elliott, Ellis, Ellison, Ellsworth, Elstock, Elswick, Elwick, Emerson, Ennis, Ernest, Erskine, Eskew, Essex, ESTEP, Evans, Ewing, Eye, Fahlow, Fain, Fairfax, Falcomer, Fallam, Fannin, Farley, Farnes, Farnsworth, Farr, Farren, Fawcett, Feamster, Feazell, Fellers, Ferel, Ferguson, Ferrell, Ferris, Fewell, Filiaggi, Finch, Fink, Finney, Finnie, Fipps, Fips, Firmstone, Fishback, Fisher, Fitch, Fitzgerald, Fitzhugh, Fitzwater, Flanagan, Flannagan, Flannigan, Fleason, Fleeman, Fleming, Flesher, Fleshman, Fletcher, Flint, Floyd, Flummer, Flutz, Flynn, Fogus, Follansbee, Forbes, Ford, Forgey, Forloine, Forren, Forst, Forsythe, Foster, Foulke, Fox, Franklin, Frantz, Frazer, Frazier, Fredericks, Freeman, French, Frink, Frizell, Frogg, Fry, Frye, Fugate, Fuller, Fullwider, Fultz, Gaines, Gamble, Garfield, Garland, Garney, Garrett, Garten, Garvey, Garvin, Gatewood, Gearhart, Gentry, George, Georges, Gerard, Gibson, Giger, Giles, Gilham, Gilkerson, Gill, Gilliland, Gillispie, Gilmore, Gingley, Gipson, Girty, Gist, Given, Givler, Glasscock, Glen, Glockner, Glower, Goddard, Goddart, Godsey, Goens, Goldstein, Good, Goode, Goodman, Gore, Goshorn, Gosling, Grafton, Graham, Graley, Grass, Gravitt, Gray, Green, Greenwood, Greiner, Grey, Griffin, Griffith, Griffiths, Griffits, Grimmell, Grinstead, Grisby, Grissinger, Grist, Grose, Grove, Groves, Guinn, Gully, Gunnell, Gunning, Gunnoe, Guthrie, Gwinn, Hackworth, Hady, Hagaman, Hager, Haines, Haldren, Hale, Haley, Hall, Hallenbake, Halstead, Ham, Hambrick, Hamer, Hamilton, Hamiltons, Hamler, Hammed, Hanbury, Haney, Hanna, Hannah, Hannigan, Hansford, Hanshew, Hanson, Haptonstall, Harden, Hardway, Hardy, Hare, Harford, Hargess, Harless, Harmon, Harper, Harra, Harrah, Harraw, Harris, Harrow, Harshbarger, Hartless, Harvey, Harvie, Harwood, Hasbrook, Hashbarger, Haslett, Hasting, Hatfield, Havener, Hawkes, Hawkins, Hawks, Hawver, Hayes, Haymond, Haynes, Hays, Hayward, Heath, Hedges, Hedrick, Heffner, Hefner, Heifner, Helman, Helvey, Hemmings, Hendrick, Hendricks, Hendrickson, Hendrix, Henley, Henning, Henry, Henshaw, Hensley, Hentie, Herndon, Heslep, Heslip, Hess, Hesse, Hewitt, Hewlett, Hibbard, Hickey, Hickman, Hicks, Higgenbotham, Higginbotham, Higgins, Hildreth, Hill, Hindson, Hiner, Hinkle, Hinman, Hinnman, Hinton, Hiram, Hiser, Hisey, Hitchcock, Hively, Hix, Hobson, Hodge, Hodges, Hoffman, Hoge, Hogg, Hogshead, Hogue, Hoke, Holcomb, Holden, Holiday, Hollady, Holland, Hollars, Holley, Holliday, Hollingsworth, Holly, Holmes, Holt, Honaker, Honey, Hood, Hooper, Hoover, Hopkins, Hopping, Hopson, Horan, Hornsby, Horricks, Horton, Hotchkiss, Houseknecht, Houston, Houzoski, Howe, Howes, Hoylman, Hubard, Hubbard, Huddle, Huddleston, Hudson, Huff, Huffard, Huffman, Huggins, Hughart, Hughes, Hull, Hullin, Humphrey, Humphreys, Humphries, Hundley, Hungerford, HUNLEY, Hunt, Hunter, Huntington, Hurcamp, Hurley, Hurt, Huse, Hutcheson, Hutchinson, Hutchison, Hypes, Imbden, Imboden, Ingle, Ingles, Ingram, Isbel, Isbell, Jackson, Jaffe, James, Jameson, Janutalo, Janutolo, Jarrel, Jarrell, Jarrett, Jasper, Jeffries, Jenkins, Jesse, Johnson, Johnston, Jones, Jourdan, Joynes, Kaller, Kancaid, Kaufman, Keaton, Keeley, Keenan, Keeny, Keer, Kegley, Keith, Keller, Kelley, Kelly, Kendall, Kenna, Kenney, Kennison, Kenny, Kershner, Kesler, Kessler, Kidd, Kidwell, Kiger, Kilgore, Kimler, Kincaid, King, Kinney, Kinsworthy, Kinzer, Kious, Kipp, Kirk, Kirkpatrick, Kirtley, Knapp, Kneer, Knight, Knopp, Konrad, Koontz, Kosnoski, Kossuth, Krebs, Kuhn, Kyle, La Paugh, La Taurette, Laferty, Lafferty, Laing, Lamb, Lancaster, Landis, Lane, Lantz, Latham, LaTourette, Laurence, Lavender, Laverty, Lawrence, Lawson, Lawton, Lea, Lear, Leavall, Lee, Leech, Leftwich, Legg, Legon, LeMan, Lemon, Leonard, Lester, Letcher, Levi, Leviassay, Lewis, Lewises, Light, Likens, Lilly, Lindley, Linkous, Linkswiler, Littlejohn, Littlepage, Lively, Lloyd, Lobban, Lockridge, Lomis, Long, Loomis, Loring, Losen, Loualza, Love, Lowe, Lowery, Lowry, Lowson, Loyd, Lucas, Lummis, Lusher, Lykens, Lykins, Lynn, Lyon, Lyons, Lyttleton, Maben, MacCorkle, Macdonald, Mack, Madden, Maddy, Mahan, Mahaw, Mahon, Mahoney, Mahood, Malcolm, Mallary, M'Allister, Malone, Maloney, Mankin, Mann, Manser, Marcum, Margrave, Marion, Marks, Marley, Marlin, Marloe, Marrs, Mars, Marsh, Marshall, Martin, Martindale, Marye, Masey, Mason, Massau, Massey, Massie, Massy, Masters, Masterson, Matheson, Mathews, Matties, Matzker, Maxwell, Maynard, Maynor, Mays, McArthur, M'Carty, McAvoy, McCaleb, McCalister, McCalliater, McCamie, McCann, McCarty, McCausland, McClanahan, McClary, McClellan, McClelland, McClung, McClungs, McClure, McComas, McConihay, McConnell, McCormick, McCown, McCoy, McCue, McCutchan, McCutchen, McCutcheon, McDaniel, McDonald, McDowell, McEldroth, McElheny, McGhee, McGinnis, McGlaugherty, McGrath, McGraw, McGuffin, McGuire, McGuires, McIntosh, McINTYRE, McKeever, McKell, McKeman, McKinley, McKinney, McKnight, McLain, McLaughlin, McMillian, McMillion, McMullen, McNabb, McNeel, McNeely, McNeil, McNelis, McNutt, M'Comas, McPeak, McPeake, McPheeters, McPlum, McQuaide, McQueen, McVey, McVeys, McWhorter, Meade, Meadows, Mease, Meeks, Mees, Mefford, Merchant, Meredith, Metsker, Metz, Metzker, Michael, Mickie, Middelburg, Middleburg, Middleton, Midelburg, Milam, Miles, Miller, Millers, Mills, Milton, Milum, Minner, Minter, Mitchell, M'Laughlin, M'Mahon, Mohler, Mohr, Moles, Monteith, Montgomery, Moody, Mooney, Moony, Moore, Moran, Moreau, Morehead, Morgan, Morris, Morrison, Morrow, Morten, Morton, Moseley, Mosely, Moses, Mosley, Moss, Mulcahay, Mulligan, Muncey, Muncy, Munford, Munsey, Murdock, Murphy, Murray, Murrill, Murry, M'Whorter, Myers, Myles, Myres, Nance, Neal, Neale, Neasam, Nebbergall, Nebergall, Ned, Neely, Neighoof, Neil, Nelson, NELTON, Newgent, Newland, Newly, Newman, Nichol, Nicholas, Nichols, Nickell, Nickol, Niday, Nihoof, Nimms, Noble, Norman, Norris, Norton, Norwood, Nuckolls, Nuckols, Nugen, Nugent, Numan, Nunley, Nunnary, Nunnery, Nuttall, Nutter, Oadle, O'Brien, Odell, O'Dell, Oglebay, O'Hea, Ohlinger, Oldham, Oliver, Ollom, O'Neal, O'Neil, Opie, Ort, Osborn, Osenton, Ostenton, Overly, Pack, Packard, Paddlefod, Paddleford, Page, Painter, Painters, Palmer, Pannell, Parish, Parker, Parkins, Parks, Parrell, Parrish, Patchell, Patrick, Patterson, Patton, Patzell, Paxton, Payne, Pearcy, Peck, Pegram, Pegrams, Pemberton, Pendleton, Pennington, Pennyhacker, Perkins, Perry, Persinger, Peterkin, Peters, Petra, Petry, Peyton, Pfhaler, Phillips, Phipps, Picket, Pickett, Pierce, Pierson, Pifer, Piggott, Piles, Pine, Pinkerton, Pinnell, Pinney, Pitsenbarger, Pitsenberger, Pitt, Plant, Plants, Plantz, Platt, Pleasants, Plott, Plumbly, Plumley, Plumly, Plunket, Plunkett, Polan, Poland, Pollock, Polsly, Pope, Porter, Poteet, Potter, Powell, Powers, Pratt, Prentice, Preston, Price, Prince, Pritt, Proctor, Propps, Propst, Pryor, Puckett, Puffenberger, Pugh, Purkins, PYATT, Quarles, Quesenberry, Quesenbury, Quill, Quinby, Rader, Radford, Railey, Rains, Rake, Ramsey, Randall, Randolph, Ranis, Ransom, Ranson, Rapking, Rapp, Rardin, Rathbone, Ratliff, Ratsliff, Rawlinson, Ray, Rayder, Reader, Redden, Redding, Redmond, Reece, Reed, Reem, Rees, Reese, Reidnour, Reiley, Reilly, Remley, Remly, Remsen, Renick, Reynolds, Rhodes, Rhorig, Rice, Richard, Richards, Richardson, Richeson, Richman, Richmond, Riddle, Rider, Riffe, Rigg, Riggleman, Riggs, Rigler, Riley, Ripley, Rippetoe, Riston, Ritchie, Roach, Roads, Roberts, Robertson, Robins, Robinson, Robson, Rock, Rocke, Roddup, Rodes, Rodgers, Rogers, Rollyson, Roman, Roncaglione, Roop, Roots, Rosamond, Roscoe, Rose, Rosecrans, Rosenbaurn, Rosser, Rotan, Rothwell, Rowan, Rowland, Rowsey, Rubush, Rudd, Ruffner, Rufus, Rule, Runyon, Rupert, Rush, Russell, Rust, Rutledge, Ryan, Saddler, Safford, Salisbury, SAMPLES, Samuels, Sandage, Sanders, Sandidge, Sandige, Sanford, Sanger, Sanner, Sannor, SAPP, Sarver, Sattis, Saunders, Sawyers, Say, Scarbro, Scarbrough, Schaffer, Schilsky, Schuster, Scott, Scruggs, SEAY, Sedgwick, See, Seef, SELVEY, SEMEINEIKY, Seranage, Sergeant, Sergent, Serrano, Serratt, Settle, Sevy, Sewell, Sexton, Shabdue, Shackelford, Shackleford, Shaffer, Shanklin, Shannahan, Sharp, Shaver, Shawl, Shawver, Shearer, Sheaves, Sheavs, Shelton, Shepherd, Sherman, Shirey, Shirkey, Short, Shreve, Shreves, Shuck, Shumate, Shurnate, Sidenstricker, Siders, Sidney, Siers, Sigmon, Silva, Simmons, Simms, Simpson, Sims, Sisler, Sizemore, Skaggs, Skiles, Slaughter, Slover, Slusher, Slusser, Smailes, Small, Smalley, Smart, Smiley, Smith, Smithers, Snell, Snuffer, Snyder, Solof, Solomon, Souder, Southard, SPADE, Sparr, Spencer, Spengler, Sperry, Spinks, Spotts, Spradlin, Sprinks, Sprouse, Spruice, Spurlock, Spyker, St. Clair, St.Clair, Stafford, Staley, Stalnaker, Stanford, Stanly, Starbuck, Stark, Starke, Staton, Statts, Steed, Steel, Steele, Stegall, Steinbergen, Stemple, Sterling, Sterrett, Stevens, Stevenson, Stinnet, Stites, Stockton, Stockwell, Stone, Stoneham, Stoops, Stover, Stowers, Stowman, Stratton, Stricklin, Strider, Stroud, Stuart, Stull, Stump, Sturgeon, Sturgis, Stutler, Suddarth, Suite, Sullivan, Summerfield, Summers, Summerville, Surbough, Surratt, Sutphin, Suttle, Sweeney, Sweney, Swindler, Swint, Swisher, Switzer, Swore, Sydenstricker, Sydnor, Tabler, Tamplin, Tatum, Tayloe, Taylor, Tell, Terrell, Terry, Teubert, Thatcher, Thayer, Thomas, Thomasson, Thompkins, Thompson, Thornburg, Thorne, Thornton, Thorp, Thrasher, Threll, Thrift, Thurmon, Thurmond, Tibbs, Timberlake, Tincher, Tinsley, Todd, Toler, Tompkins, Toney, Tooley, Toombs, Totten, Townsend, Treadway, Tredaway, Tredway, Tree, Trevey, Trimble, Tritt, Trotter, Truehart, Tucker, Tulloh, Tully, Turley, Turner, Tutwiler, Twohig, Twohigs, Tygrett, Tyler, Tyree, Underwood, Unlucky, Upshur, Upton, Valch, Van Bibber, Van Pelt, VanBibber, Vanbuskish, VanCamp, Vance, Vandal, Vandever, Vaughan, Vaughn, Vawter, Veasey, Veazey, Veeley, Veely, Vencil, Vermillion, Vernon, Vest, Vickers, Viney, Vineys, Vinton, Voney, WADE, Wage, Wager, Wainrig, Waite, Waldron, Walker, Walkup, Wall, Wallace, Waller, Walls, WALTERS, Ward, Warde, Warden, Wardon, Ware, Warner, Warren, Warwick, Washington, Water, Waterbury, Waters, Watkeys, Watkins, Watts, Waugh, Weaver, Webb, Wedge, Weeks, Wees, Welch, Wells, Welsh, Wendell, Wender, West, Westlake, Wetzel, Weymouth, Whalen, Whanger, Wheat, White, Whitehead, Whitlock, Whitlow, Whitnall, Whitt, Whittacre, Wickline, Wiggins, Wiley, Wilford, Williams, Williamson, Willis, Wills, Wilmer, Wilson, Wilt, Wiltshire, Windsor, Winebrenner, Wingrove, Winston, Wirts, Wise, Wiseman, Withers, Withrow, Wood, Woodall, Wooddell, Woodram, Woodrop, Woodrum, Woods, Woodson, Woodyard, Woofter, Woolridge, Woolwine, Workman, Worrilow, Wren, Wright, Wriston, Wristons, Wyatt, Yard, Yoak, Youell, Young, Zickafoose, Ziegler, Zimmerman, Zoll, Zool,