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A History of Pendleton County, West Virginia

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A History of Pendleton County, West Virginia

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Table of Contents

Physical Geography of Pendleton
II - Before the White Man Came
III - America and Virginia in 1748
IV - Period of Discovery and Exploration
V - The Beginning of Settlement
VI - Period of Indian War
VII - A Time of Peace
VIII - Pendleton Under Rockingham
IX - Early Laws, Customs, and Usages
X - Formation of Pendleton
XI - Early Middle Period— 1788-1818
XII - Later Middle Period— 1818-1861
XIII - Slavery in Pendleton
XIV - Period of Interstate War
XV - Recent Period
XVI - Church, School, and Professional History
XVII - The Town of Franklin
XVIII - The Pendleton of To-Day
XIX - A Forward Look

I - The Nature of Family-Group Histories
II - Illustrative Family-Group Sketch
III - Given Names and Surnames
IV - Index to Names of Pioneers and Sub-Pioneers
V - Origin, Arrival, and Location of the Pioneers
VI - Sketch-Histories of Existing Families
VII - Certain Extinct Families
VIII - Other Extinct Families
IX - Recent Families
X - Highland Families

Section I—Historical Edmund Pendleton
List of Pioneers of the Indian Period
Naturalizations of Pioneers
Form of Colonial Land Patent
An Apprenticeship Indenture
An Emancipation Paper and Other Forms
Washington's Visit to Pendleton
The Lincolns of Rockingham
Pendleton Journalism
The Masonic Order in Franklin
Law, Order, and Charities
Franklin in 1844
The County Buildings
A School of 1830
The Bennetts of Other West Virginia Counties

Section II— Statistical Population of Pendleton in Each Census Year
Post offices
Slaveholders in 1860
Prices for Entertainment at Ordinaries
Levies, Taxes, Salaries, and Fines
Bounties on Predatory Animals
Prices of Store Goods in 1820
Church Buildings and Ministers
County Officials before 1865
County Officials Under West Virginia
The School Districts of 1846
Educational Statistics
Abstracts from Census Reports
Pendleton Legislators
Pendleton Men in the Professions
County Finances
Surveys and Patents Prior to 1788
Some Conveyances of Land Prior to 1788
List of the Tithables in 1790

Section III— Military Supplies for Military Use, 1775
Supplies for Military Use, 1782
A Pension Declaration of 1820
Citizens Exempt From Military Service in 1794
Militia Districts, Companies, and Officers
Muster Roll of Pendleton Militia in 1794
Pendleton Soldiers of the French and Indian War— 1754-60
Pendletonians in Military Service between 1775 and 1861
Pendletonians in the War of 1861 — Federal and State Service
Some Accounts of the Regiments of the Confederate Service Containing Pendleton Men
The Battle of New Market
Roster of Pendleton Men in the Confederate Service

Brief Sketch of the Author of the Book.
Sidelights on Historical Subjects
1. The Meaning of History. 2. America an Old World. 3. The Men Who Settled the Thirteen Colonies. 4. Appalachian America and the American Highlander. 5. A Landmark Year — 1848. 6. American Slavery. 7. The Disruption of Virginia. 8. The Mission of America. 9. American Tendencies. 10. An Interpretation in the War of 1861
List of Suggestive Questions on Pendleton History


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  • ''[[Space: A History of Pendleton County, West Virginia| A History of Pendleton County, West Virginia]]'' (Morton, Franklin, West Virginia, 1910), [ Page ].
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