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History of Summers County

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History of Summers County

from the earliest settlement to the present time

  • by James Henry Miller, b. 1856; Maude Vest Clark
  • published by James H. Miller, Hinton, West Virginia, 1908

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Table of Contents

Chapter I. Territorial Lineage. Lord Fairfax
Chapter II. Fragments of Ancient History. First Declaration of Independence
Chapter III. Aboriginal and Ancient. Diagram of Fort
Chapter IV. In the Early Days
Chapter V. Topography, Geography, etc
Chapter VI. First Settlers and Pioneers
Chapter VII. First Settlers of Hinton
Chapter VIIL Formation of Summers County. Act establishing Summers County
Chapter IX. First County Officials and Organization. Elections— 1871. Capitol Election. Miscellaneous information, 1871-1890, see Chapter IX.
Chapter X. Some Chronological Data. Ayers, Jas. M. Breen, M. N
Chapter XI. Changes
Chapter XII. In War Times. Camp Allen Woodrum. Harrison, Nathaniel. Prices During the War. Rebellion, Last Fight of. Results of War. Soldiers. Soldiers, Federal. :Soldiers, Spanish-American War. Session Acts of West Virginia Legislature, 1866. Woodrum, Allen, Death of
Chapter XIII. Bank of Hinton. Hinton, Distances from. Hinton Hardware Co.. National Bank of Summers .
Chapter XIV. Land Titles. West, John, Lands
Chapter XV. Elections. Elections, prior, see Chapter IX.
Chapter XVI. Schools. Graded Schools. History of Education in Summers County
Chapter XVII. Churches. Baptist, Bluestone. Baptist, Central. Baptist, Fairview. Baptist, Indian Mills. Baptist, Lick Creek. Baptist, Rollinsburg . Christian, Indian Mills. Methodist Episcopal South, Forest Hill. Methodist Episcopal South, Hinton. Methodist Episcopal South, Talcott. Oak Grove Church. Presbyterian, Green Sulphur. Presbyterian, Hinton. Presbyterian, Keller. Saint Patrick's Church
Chapter XVIII. Hotels. Hotel McCreery
Chapter XIX. Political. Graham, C. H.
Chapter XX. Roads
Chapter XXI. Names


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