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Data On-Line-Monroe County
Monroe County Links
West Virginia Links
- Slaves in Probate Records/Wills
- Slave Owners
- Birth Records
- Pastors of John Wesley United
Methodist Church 1820-1979
- Death Records
- Marriage Records
- Census/Tax Lists
- Free Inhabitants
- Court Records
- Military Records
- Church Memberships
- Occupations of Early Monroe
- Famous Monroe County African-American Residents
-- History of African Americans in West Virginia
http://www.wvculture.org/history/civwaran.html -- "Researching Your
Civil War Ancestor"
- states that the 45th US Colored Infantry was the one Black regiment
assigned to W.Va.
http://www.wvculture.org/history/medals.html -- Unclaimed Union
Civil War medals.
http://www.wvculture.org/history/timeline.html -- "A Timeline of
African-American History in West Virginia"
- BLACK RESIDENTS OF GREENBRIER AND MONROE COUNTIES,
- from settlement to 1920 (compiled by Carol L. Haynes). Inquiries can
be directed to Carol L. Haynes at
- Visit the main
Look-Up Volunteer page for more resources.
- THE HISTORY OF MONROE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA,
by Oren F. Morton (1916). See Chapter XIX entitled "The Colored Element".
- Slavery in West Virginia, by John Edmond Stealey,
INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF THE COLONY AND ANCIENT DOMINION OF
VIRGINIA, APPENDIX Southern literary messenger, devoted to every
department of literature and the fine arts. Volume 14, Issue 1 pp. 17-26
Richmond, Virginia; Publisher, T. W. White [etc.]
- Posey, Thomas. The Negro Citizen of West Virginia.
Institute: Press of West Virginia State College, 1934.