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History of Ritchie County

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History of Ritchie County

with biographical sketches of its pioneers and their ancestors, and with interesting reminiscences of revolutionary and Indian times

  • by Minnie Kendall Lowther, 1869-1947
  • published by Wheeling News Litho Co, Wheeling, West Virginia, 1911

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Table of Contents

I — Discovery of Ritchie County
II — First Settlers in Ritchie County
III — South Fork Settled
IV — Thomas and Phebe Cunningham
V — The Westfalls and Whites
VI — South Fork Settlers — Continued
Vll — South Fork Settlers — Continued
VIII — North Fork Settled
IX — North Fork Settlers — Continued
X — First Settlers in the Cairo Vicinity
XL — Scotch Settlers
XII — Bond's Creek Settled
XIII — Husher's Run
XIV — Goose Creek Settled
XV — Middle Fork Settled
XVI — Bone Creek Settled
XVII — Otterslide Settled
XVIII — Spruce Creek Settled
XIX — Grass Run Settled
XX — Leatherbarke Settled
XXI — Indian Creek Settled
XXII — Chevauxdefrise Settled
XXIII — Slab Creek Settled
XXIV — White Oak Settled
XXV — Beeson Settled
XXVI — Macfarlan and Dutchman
XXVII — Devil Hole Creek Settled
XXVIII — Ritchie Mines
XXIX — Pioneer Life and Character
XXX — Schools and Teachers
XXXI — Churches
XXXII — Mills
XXXIII — Postoffices
XXXIV — Ritchie County Formed
XXXV — Developments
XXXVI — Physicians
XXXVII — Newspapers
XXXVIII — Harrisville
XXXIX — Prominent Harrisville Families
XL — Cairo
XLI — Pennsboro
XLII — Ellenboro
XLIII — Smithville
XLIV — Burnt House ( Goff's, Fonsoville)
XLV — Auburn
XLVI — Berea
XLVII — Pullman (Oxford, Holbrook)
XLVIII — Petroleum (Highland, Cornwallis, Glendale, Mole Hill, Rusk)
XLIX — Tollgate
L — Other Prominent Families
LI — The Younger Men's Calendar
LII — The Poet's Corner
LIIL — The Blue and the Gray
LIV — Some Additional Ancestries
LV — Natural Resources


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  • <span id='Ritchie County'></span>Lowther, Minnie Kendall ''[[Space:History of Ritchie County|History of Ritchie County]]'' (Wheeling, West Virginia, 1911)
  • <ref>[[#Lowther|Lowther]]</ref>

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