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History of Logan Co., WVA

HISTORY OF

LOGAN COUNTY

WEST VIRGINIA

DEALING WITH

Indian Life and Legends, Early Pioneers, Their Mode of Living, Formation of the County, the Noted Hatfield McCoy Feud, the "Armed March" on Logan, Municipal Affairs, Court Records, Formation of Coal Companies, Brilliant Development of the Valley, Wonderful Expansion of the Coal Industry. etc.

BY G. T. SWAIN

1927

This 364 page book includes a 19 page index.

Table of Contents

I TRANSFORMATION OF AMERICAN PIONEERS

II INDIAN PRINCESS ENTERS GUYANDOTTE VALLEY

III BATTLE OF POINT PLEASANT

IV AMERICA STRIKES FOR LIBERTY

V THE WHITE MAN AND THE INDIANS CLASH

VI WHITES PURSUE INDIANS INTO GUYAN VALLEY

VII BATTLING THE INDIANS FAR IN THE WILDERNESS

VIII AMERICA GAINS HER INDEPENDENCE

IX SURVEYING PARTIES ENTER GUYANDOTTE VALLEY

X LAND GRANTS IN THE GUYAN VALLEY

XI FIRST SETTLERS ENTER GUYANDOTTE VALLEY

XII OTHER PIONEERS FOLLOW TRAIL HERE

XIII SETTLERS Now BECOME NUMEROUS

XIV THE MCDONALDS COME TO GUYAN VALLEY

XV SETTLEMENTS MADE ON TUG RIVER

XVI MODE OF LIVING AMONG THE EARLY PIONEERS

XVII ORGANIZATION OF LOGAN

XVIII NEW COUNTY OF LOGAN BEGINS TO FUNCTION

XIX CITY OF LOGAN FIRST CALLED "ARACOMA"

XX MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS 1900 TO 1910

XXI MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS 1910 TO 1920

XXII MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS 1920 TO 1927

XXIII FIRST CIRCUIT COURTS HELD IN COUNTY

XXIV FORMATION OF MINGO COUNTY

XXV DR. THOMAS DUNN ENGLISH RAFTING ON THE

GUYANDOTTE FOUND DEAD IN BED

XXVI COAL LANDS LEASED MINING COMPANIES ORGANIZED

THE FAMOUS KING SUIT FIRST COAL SHIPPED

XXVII RECORD OF FIRST COAL LEASES

XXVIII ORGANIZATION OF OTHER COAL COMPANIES

DEVELOPMENT BEGINS IN EARNEST

XXIX SURVEY OF COAL INDUSTRY

XXX AMAZING GROWTH OF COAL BUSINESS

XXXI MOB FORMS WITH AVOWED PURPOSE OF MARCHING ON LOGAN

XXXII DOVE OF PEACE FLIES AWAY AND WAR IS RENEWED .

XXXIII TROOPS LEAVE AND CIVIL COURTS BEGIN TO FUNCTION.

XXXIV LOGAN ONCE THE HOME OF FORMER CHAMPION DEMPSEY

XXXV TRUTH ABOUT THE HATFIELD MCCOY FEUD

XXXVI LOGAN'S CHURCHES AND SCHOOLS

XXX VII LOGAN'S WAR RECORD

XXXVIII LOGAN'S FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

XXXIX MEDITATION

BIOGRAPHICAL SECTION

Index:

Abbott, Abdo, Acord, Acree, Adams, Adkins, Agee, Alderson, Aldredge, Aldrich, Aldridge, Alexander, Allebach, Allen, Altizer, Altizers, Amerbach, Ammersbach, Andress, Anthony, Aracoma, Armstrong, Arnold, Asbury, Ashby, Austin, Auxier, Averil, Avis, Bachtel, Baer, Bailey, Baisden, Baker, Baldwin, Ball, Ballard, Banholtz, Barker, Barlow, Barnett, Barr, Barrett, Bartneam, Bartram, Batdorf, Baumgartner, Bayless, Bean, Bearess, Beckett, Beckham, Beckwith, Beddow, Beenig, Behrend, Belcher, Bell, Benjamin, Bennett, Benoist, Berry, Bess, Beverly, Bevill, Bevins, Bias, Biern, Bierne, Biesel, Bilbie, Billups, Bishop, Black, Blair, Blake, Bland, Blank, Blankenship, Blizzard, Blosser, Blower, Blue Feather, Boach, Boal, Boiarsky, Boland, Bolen, Bolt, Bonfiglio, Booth, Borden, Boreman, Boring, Bowlen, Boxley, Boyd, Braddock, Bradley, Branham, Brazie, Breckenridge, Breckinridge, Breeden, Brennan, Brennen, Brewer, Brewster, Bright, Brittentine, Britton, Brockell, Brockus, Bronson, Brooks, Brown, Browning, Bruce, Brugh, Brumfield, Brunner, Bryan, Bryant, Buchanan, Buckley, Buckner, Buffington, Buford, Bullard, Bunting, Burch, Burgess, Burke, Burnard, Burns, Burton, Bush,, Buskirk, Buss, Butcher, Butts, Byrd, Cabell, Caine, Caldwell, Calfago, Calfee, Callahan, Callihan, Camp, Campbell, Canepa, Canterberry, Canterbury, Caperton, Carder, Carmichael, Carpenter, Carr, Carroll, Carter, Carver, Cary, Cavey, Chafin, Chambers, Chapin, Chapman, Charles, Chase, Cheney, Childress, Christian, Clancy, Clare, Clark, Clay, Claypool, Clendenin, Clesser, Cleveland, Clevenger, Clifton, Clime, Cline, Clinginpeel, Clinton, Cloyd, Coalmer, Cobrion, Coda, Coffman, Cole, Coleman, Colgan, Collins, Combs, Conley, Conly, Conn, Connelly, Conway, Cook, Coon, Cooper, Copley, Corlett, Cornstalk, Cornwallis, Cornwell, Couch, Covert, Covey, Covington, Cowan, Cox, Coxe, Coyle, Craddock, Craft, Craig, Cram, Crane, Crawford, Crawley, Cresap, Crews, Crickmer, Crigler, Crittenden, Crockett, Crueger, Cruger, Crutcher, Cumby, Cummings, Cumminskey, Cunningham, Cunninghame, Curia, Curry, Curtis, Curtiss, Cushing, Cyfers, Cyrus, Dalton, Damron, Daniels, Darrah, Davenport, Davidson, Davin, Davis, Dawkins, De Jernette, De Jurnett, Deaumer, Deegan, Deegans, Dejarnett, Dejarnette, DeKalb, Delaney, Delly, Dempsey, DePeyster, Deskins, DeVault, Dial, Dickey, Dillard, Dillion, Dillon, Dingess, Dinwiddie, Dixon, Doach, Dodge, Doolittle, Doster, Drake, Draper, Duncan, Dunmore, Dunn, Duty, Duval, Earles, Easley, Edwards, Edwood, Eiland, Elkins, Ellis, Ellison, Ellsworth, Elswick, England, English, Enicks, Enslow, Epling, Eskew, Esserg, Estep, Eubanks, Evans, Everett, Evick, Ewart, Fallen, Fanning, Farley, Farmer, Farmsworth, Farnsworth, Farr, Faulkner, Ferguson, Ferrell, Field, Fink, Fisher, Fitzpatrick, Fletcher, Floyd, Flynn, Foglesong, Ford, Fortner, Foster, Fowler, Fox, Francis, Freeman, French, Freshman, Frick, Fridman, Fringer, Fry, Fuller, Fulton, Furley, Gabel, Gallager, Gallagher, Gallimore, Gardner, Garfield, Garrett, Gates, Gay, Gay, the, Gengenbacher, Gentry, Germain, Gest, Ghiz, Gibbons, Gibbs, Gibson, Gilbert, Gilkerson, Gillam, Gillespie, Gillie, Gillispie, Gimbermat, Godby, Godfrey, Gooding, Goodwin, Gore, Gosney, Gougar, Gough, Graeber, Graham, Graley, Grant, Graves, Gray, Greathouse, Greear, Green, Greene, Greever, Gregory, Griffin, Griffith, Grill, Grimmett, Grubb, Guion, Gunther, Guy, Guyan, Hackett, Hagen, Hager, Hahne, Hail, Haislip, Hale, Hall, Halsey, Hamblen, Hamilton, Haner, Haney, Hankla, Hanley, Hanshaw, Hardin, Harding, Hardy, Harles, Harman, Harrah, Harris, Harrison, Harry, Hart, Harvey, Harveys, Harvie, Hatfield, Hays, Hazelton, Heeley, Henderson, Henniger, Henritze, Hensley, Herald, Herman, Herr, Heurot, Hewett, Hibbard, Hicks, Hill, Himmelheber, Hinchman, Hines, Hinkle, Hiram, Hobbs, Hobson, Hodges, Hofmeier, Hogg, Hogsett, Holden, Holingsworth, Holland, Holt, Honaker, Hooper, Hope, Horn, Horton, Hosler, Houseman, Houston, Howard, Hubard, Hudson, Huff, Hughes, Hull, Humphries, Hunt, Hunter, Hurley, Hurst, Hutchinson, Hylton, Ingle, Ingles, Ingram, Irving, Iyanuzzi, Jackson, Jaeger, James, Jarrell, Jefferson, Jeffrey, Jeffreys, Jenkins, Jenks, Jerome, Jerrell, Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Justice, Keadle, Keefe, Keeney, Kelly, Keneda, Keyser, Kimball, King, Kinzer, Kirk, Kirkendall, Kitterer, Knight, Knights, Knott, La Fayette, Lackey, Lacy, Ladas, Laidley, Land, Langdon, Laub, Lawson, Lax, Layne, Lazarus, Lebow, Leckhart, Lecompte, Lee, Lenit, Leslie, Lester, Lewis, Lichenett, Lilly, Lincoln, Lindsey, Linsey, Litten, Little Black Bear, Littlepage, Litz, Logan, Long, Lovett, Lowe, Lucas, Lunderman, Lunsford, Lusk, Luther, Luty, Lynch, MacCorkle, MacDonald, Madison, Maginnis, Maguire, Mallory, Maloney, Malozzo, Mangus, Mankin, Mann, Manns, Manville, Marcum, Marcuzzi, Marlitz, Martin, Martineto, Mason, Massie, Mather, Maxwell, May, Mayhorn, Maynard, Mayo, McAllister, McCall, McCallister, McClaugherty, McClery, McCloud, McClure, McComas, McConnaughy, McCorkle, McCoy, McCullogh, McCullough, McD, McDonald, McDonalds, McDowell, McFarland, McGavock, McGinnis, McGowish, McGregor, McGuffey, McKean, McKesson, McKinley, McKinney, McLane, McLaren, McNeeley, McNeely, McQuail, McRae, Mead, Meade, Meadows, Meek, Meisler, Messer, Metzer, Meyer, Midelburg, Millard, Miller, Milligan, Milton, Minnich, Minnis, Minotti, Minter, Mitchell, Mock, Montgomery, Mooney, Moore, Moorman, Morgan, Morris, Morrison, Morton, Moser, Moses, Moss, Mounts, Moxley, Muhlenberg, Mulligan, Mullins, Muncey, Muncy, Munsey, Murphy, Music, Myer, Myers, Napier, Nappier, Naylon, Neece, Neekamp, Nelson, Newman, Newsom, Nicholas, Nighbert, Nighberts, Nowlan, Nowland, Oakley, Oliver, O'Neal, Ooten, Orcutt, Orr, Osberne, Ostenton, Overton, Owens, Pack, Paige, Parcell, Pardue, Parker, Parkins, parks, Parrish, Parsley, Parsons, Patterson, Patton, Pauley, Pauly, Payne, Pearis, Peck, Pendleton, Pennell, Percy, Perry, Peters, Petry, Philips, Phillips, Phipps, Pile, Pine, Pinnell, Pinson, Pinsons, Polon, Porter, Poteet, Pressley, Preston, Price, Prichard, Pridemore, Princess Raindrop, Pritchard, Prockter, Proctor, Pugh, Pullen, Putnam, Pyles, Quinn, Rader, Ragland, Raike, Ramalle, Randall, Randolph, Ratliff, Rayborn, Raybould, Reatherford, Recard, Red Hawk, Reed, Reeves, Reid, Remlinger, Renwick, Reynolds, Rice, Richards, Richmond, Riddle, Rife, Riffe, Riggan, Riggans, Riggs, Riley, Rimlinger, Roach, Roark, Roberts, Robertson, Robinett, Robinette, Robinson, Robson, Roegge, Roffe, Rogers, Romains, Rooke, Roosevelt, Rose, Ross, Running Deer, Runyan, Runyon, Rutherford, Rutter, Ryan, Salio, Samuels, Sanders, Sands, Sandys, Sansom, Sanson, Saskel, Saunders, Scaggs, Schmidt, Scholl, Schwertzer, Scott, Seagraves, Seay, Sefton, Selby, Sellman, Sells, Sergeant, Sevier, Seymore, Shannon, Sharkey, Sharp, Sharpe, Sharples, Shawkey, Sheets, Shelby, Shell, Shelton, Shepherd, Sheppard, Sherman, Shrewsbury, Shumate,, Sidebottom, Simms, Simpkins, Sizemore, Slack, Slater, Sleeper, Slush, Smith, Smoot, Smythe, Snow Lily, Somerville, Spaulding, Speas, Speck, Speers, Spencer, Sperry, Spilman, Spotswood, Sprat, Spratt, Sprouse, Spurlock, Stafford, Stanley, Starr, Staten, Staton, Steel, Steele, Steidel, Steinke, Stepp, Stevens, Stewart, Stiles, Stockton, Stollings, Stone, Stotts, Straton, Stratton, Strodtbeck, Stuart, Stump, Summerfield, Summers, Sutherland, Suthers, Suttleworth, Swan, Swanner, Sweetser, Tabor, Tahgahiute, Tardy, Tarka, Tarleton, Taylor, Terry, Thacker, Thomas, Thompson, Thorbury, Thorn, Thurmond, Tidman, Tiedman, Tiller, Toler, Tolles, Toney, Toothman, Totten, Townsend, Trent, Trigg, Triol, Trotter, Truax, Truman, Trump, Turley, Turmond, Turner, Van Fleet, Vanatter, Vance, Varney, Vaughan, Vickers, Vinson, Vinsons, VonPachey, Vorhees, Vowles, Waide, Waldon, Waldron, Walker, Wallace, Walls, Walters, Walton, Warcovies, Ward, Warren, Washington, Watt, Watts, Waulalisippi, Waybright, Wayne, Weaver, Webb, Weddington, Weir, Welch, Wellman, Welsh, West, White, Whited, Whitehead, Whitely, Whitman, Whitt, Wickham, Wigal, Wilburn, Wilcoxen, Wilder, Wiley, Wilkerson, Wilkins, Wilkinson, Williams, Williamson, Wills, Wilson, Wingohocking, Winlock, Wirgman, Wolfe, Wood, Woodroe, Woods, Woodson, Wooten, Workman, Worstell, Yawkey, Young, Zeek