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Berkeley County West Virginia

Transcribed Documents

       The following documents have been transcribed by volunteers who have given persmission to the USGenWeb Archives to store the files permanently for free access by researchers.   If you have transcriptions of documents you would like to share, please contact me.

      Deeds/Land Grants

  • Deed of William Chapman, 1777-1779
  • Deed of Martin Houseman/Peter Custer, 1809
  • Land Grant of Philip Stout, 1814
  • Deed of Christopher Wever, 1779
  • Deed of John Weaver, 1777
  • SIMS Index to Land Grants in West Virginia
    Berkeley County VA 1762 - 1863 (which includes the area now known as Morgan County up until 1820)
    Morgan County VA 1820 - 1863; Berkeley Co, WV 1866 - 1870; Morgan County, WV 1864 - 1870

    Family Files

  • Letter from John Campbell to brother Duncan, September 1833
  • Seven Letters to Mary Everhart Riner from John W. Everhart, Walter James, and Lucinda Everhart Kees, 1874-1887
  • The Tedrick Family of West Virginia
  • The Ullom Family
  • Joseph Woolam Marriage to Magdalena Flickinger, 1799
  • The Family of Peter Wollam

    Marriages

  • Berkeley County Assorted Marriages, alphabetical by bride
  • Berkeley County Assorted Marriages, alphabetical by groom

    Military Records

  • Berkeley County Revolutionary War Pension List, abt. 1840
  • Pension Statement of Berkeley County
  • Revolutionary War Pension Application Abstract of Thomas Bell
  • Revolutionary War Disability Application of Patrick Birmingham
  • Revolutionary War Disability Affidavit of George Black
  • Revolutionary War Disability Application of Matthew Burk
  • Revolutionary War Pension Application of James Campbell
  • Revolutionary War Pension Affidavit of Henry Develin
  • Revolutionary War Pension Affidavit of Samuel Fulton
  • Revolutionary War Pension Affidavit of George Hite
  • Revolutionary War Pension Affidavit of Ferguson Hyland
  • Revolutionary War Pension Affidavit of William Jones. A second Revolutionary War Pension Application of William Jones
  • Revolutionary War Pension Application of Issac Kroesen
  • Revolutionary War Medical Pension Application of William McCue
  • Revolutionary War Pension Application of Abraham Marlett
  • Revolutionary War Pension Application of Abraham and Ann Marlett
  • Revolutionary War Pension Application of Peter Marlatt/Morlatt
  • Revolutionary War Pension Affidavit of John Peterson
  • Revolutionary War Pension Affidavit of John Smith
  • Revolutionary War Pernsion Application Abstract of John Stevens
  • Revolutionary War Medical Pension Affadavit of Francis Whiting

    Obituaries

  • Obituary of APFELDORF, Dr. Max Bernard David
  • Obituary of BERNSTEIN, Dr. Leo H.T.
  • Obituary of BRODY, Alvin
  • Death Notice of CHAMBERS, Kittie
  • Obituary of COHEN, Mendel
  • Obituary of COHEN, Sol
  • Death Notice of COLBERT, Martha
  • Obituary of DIAMOND, Mrs. Samuel (Fanny)
  • Obituary of ELINS, Nadia Cohen
  • Obituary of FINE, Bertha C.
  • Obituary of FINE, Charles
  • Obituary of FINE, Fannie
  • Obituary of FINE, Frada
  • Obituary of FINE, Israel
  • Obituary of GARNER, Julius
  • Obituary of HACK, Mrs. Phillip (Nora)
  • Obituary of HACK, Phillip
  • Obituary of HOFFMAN, Mrs. Julia Fine
  • Obituary of KATZ, Allen
  • Obituary of KLABANSKY, Cherie
  • Obituary of KLABANSKEY, Louis
  • Obituary of LIEBMAN, Frances
  • Obituary of LEVINSON, Jeannetta Klabansky
  • Obituary of LIPSIC, Mrs. Bessie
  • Obituary of LIPSIC, Doris M.
  • Obituary of LIPSIC, Louis
  • Obituary of LURIA, Sidney
  • Obituary of MILLER, Morris
  • Death Notice of NICEWARNER, Millard M.
  • Obituary of SNYDER, Aaron
  • Obituary of SNYDER, Miriam
  • Obituary of WEIL, Carl
  • Obituary of WEIL, Mrs. David (Sophie)
  • Obituary of WEIL, Sol
  • Death Notice of WELLS, Mr.
  • Obituary of WOLF, Esther

    Wills

  • Soldiers of Berkeley County, WV
    Abstracts from Wills Books at Annapolis, MD, William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 1
      Surnames, including court officials, mentioned in these documents include Aldich, Allen, Anderson, Artis, Barer, Bedinger, Bishop, Blue, Bowland, Brady, Briscoe, Brittian, Brown, Buckles, Burk, Burke, Cameron, Clarke, Cockburn, Coke, Collett, Covey, Cowan, Crane, Creamer, Cromwell, Cullen, Cunningham, Davenport, Eager, Earle of Dunmore, Fox, Ferguson, Gates, Gerrard, Griffin, Hall, Harper, Harris, Heaton, Henshaw, Hite, Hunter, Holt, Jenkins, Justin, Kenny, Lindsey, Little, McAlister, McConnell, Magow, Matheny, Mitchell, Moody, Mouse, Murphy, Murron, Neville, Nicholas, Noble, Patterson, Payne, Pendleton, Pennybaker, Plunkett, Raisiner, Rankins, Reasoner, Rutherford, Sampson, Sawder, Slaughter, Smith, Snyder, Spohar, Stephen, Stephens, Strode, Susong, Swift, Tabb, Van Swearingen, Verdier, Vestall, Wallis, Walls, Warner, Washington, Whitmire, Williamson, Willis, Wilson, Worthington

  • Will of Peter Burr, signed 27 February 1793 and recorded 23 February 1795
    • Surnames, in addition to Burr, mentioned include Calhoun, Cowan, Hall, Rutherford, Stewart, Tone

  • Will of Peter Custer, signed 13 March 1835 and proven 8 March 1841
    • Surnames, in addition to Custer, mentioned include Baker, Ball, Baltz, Hays, Hens, Henshaw, Holliday, Seckman

  • Will of William Morgan, signed 21 Oct 1788
    • Surnames, in addition to Morgan, mentioned include Abraham, Bakles, Bedinger, Deal, Laffertee, Lucas, Nace, Rawley, Right, Shepherd, Smurr, Stogdon, Swearingen, Williams

  • Will of Christopher Weaver, proven 1788
    • Surnames, in addition to Weaver, mentioned include Hixon, Hunter, Rankin, Swain

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