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West Virginia--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

William H. Chapman Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01189
Scope and Contents Memoir, "The Birth, Education, Conviction and Conversion of William H. Chapman Up to His Entering the Traveling Connection, etc." written in 1824. Gives an account of his childhood, his training as a carpenter, but mostly concerns his conversion to Methodism and his ordination as a circuit rider for the Methodist Church. He discusses the religious nature of his parents and the conversions of his sisters. Methodist ministers mentioned include James Hendrickson, J. J. Jacobs, William...

Glenn Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 G48
Scope and Contents Letters, 1821-1858, received by George D. Glenn, iron founder at Isabella Furnace near Luray, Page County, Va. from family (members of the Bradley, Groves and Dowdell families) and friends who have left Page County for West Virginia, Ohio and Oregon. A few letters concern patterns and moldings for iron castings and there are three letters, 1826-1831, written by a Quaker, Abraham Alderdice of Wilmington, Del.

John B. Wiley Recipe Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV R3
Scope and Contents Recipe book, circa 1825-1835, of Dr. John B. Wiley, Gerrardstown, West Virginia. The volume includes home remedies, a recipe for cold cream and a household inventory, 1829.