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Will, Grayson County, 1820

Will of Nehemiah Daniel, 1820

“I give and bequeath to Anny my wife all my estate during her natural life or widowhood except she should consider herself overstocked in that case she may dispose of any part thereof provided it is equally divided amongst her children and at her death my land together with all the other property to be sold except the young sorrell horse which I have given to my son Nehemiah Daniel and all the money arising from such sale together with the money I now have . . . shall be equally divided amongst my after named children, except Clara Morris and Nancy Allen which two are not to have so much as the others by fifty dollars as they have been helped to that amount more than the others and the names of my children are as follows to wit:

Clara Morris, Tempy Allen, Nancy Allen, Polly Dillard, Sally McMillion, Robert Daniel, Fanny Hains, Drucillah Daniel and Nehemiah Daniel . . .”

2 August 1820
Witnesses: Samuel Amburn, Fielding Lewis


Source: Grayson County Virginia Will Book, 1, 1796 – 1839, reel no. 9, page 193, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Marriage Record, Greenbrier County, 1797

Date: 1797 Jany 17
Parties Names Married: Ethey Thomas [Thomas Athy] to Sally Parkens [Perkins]
Minister: J. Osburn [Josiah Osborne]


Source: Greenbrier County Virginia Marriage Records 1A, 1780-1849, reel no. 12, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Marriage Register, Culpeper County, 1785

24 August 1785
Name of Husband: John Atha
Name of Wife: Dorcas Cullen
Minister: J. Price


Source: Culpeper County Virginia Marriage Register, 1781 – 1853 c, (VSL ms compilation), microfilm reel 50, Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA.

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Permission to Marry, Patrick County, 1832

March the 15th 1832
Mr. [?] Staples Clerk of Patrick County
This is to certify that I have given John Arnold the liberty to get license to marry my daughter Nancy Griffin given under my hand Richard Griffin
[?] Henry Trent Wm Arnold


Source: Patrick County Virginia Marriage Bonds, 1832-1835, reel no. 54, page 1145, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Court Records, Monroe County, 1855 – 1858

15 January 1855
Jane Wikel, widow of Goodlow Minner, applies to have land laid off and assigned for her dower. (p. 13)

Agreement between George Wikel and Jane Minner dated 11 July 1854 admitted to record. (p. 17)

19 February 1855
Court refused to approve commissioner’s assignment of Jane Minner’s dower and job was handed back to commissioner. (p. 21)

19 March 1855
Dower land assignment approved and ordered to be recorded. (p. 27)

17 September 1855
Peter Minner’s will presented and ordered to be recorded. (p. 88)

15 October 1855
Peter Minner’s appraisment returned. (p. 94)

19 November 1855
Goodlow Minner’s accounts ordered to be settled. (p. 102)

17 March 1856
Goodlow Minner’s settlement ordered to be recorded.. (p. 135)

19 August 1856
Report Submitted by guardian Joseph Ellis on Goodlow Minner’s heirs. (p. 194)

16 February 1857
George W. Hutchinson ordered to settle estate of Goodlow Minner. (p. 251)

15 June 1857
Settlement of Peter Minner estate ordered to be recorded. (p. 286)

17 August 1857
Alexander Wikle transfers land to Wm Lively. (p. 333)

30 January 1858
Deed of B/S from Wm Wikel and wife to George C. Wikel. (p. 377)
Deed of B/S from Wm Wikel and wife to Ro. H. Wikel. (p. 377)

17 May 1858
Geo. C. Wikel appointed as surveyor of road from the end of Peter Miller’s lane to Isaac Campbell’s. (p. 410).

19 July 1858
Settlement with Joseph Ellis, Guardian of Heirs of Goodlow Minner. (p. 444)


Source: Selected entries, Monroe County VA Order Book 7, 1854 – 1859, microfilm reel 11, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Court Orders, Raleigh County, 1870s

31 March 1874
Precinct No. 9. Beginning at Caperton Wright’s Black Smith shop
up the middle prong of Sand Lick along a road now already part-
ly made to the upper end of Hamilton Harper’s field above the house
leaving the creek turning to the right up a ridge to the top [of] a main
flat ridge & with the same to the intersection of the Coal River Road.
And John A. Williams is hereby appointed Surveyor of the same with the
following hands. viz. Henderson Meadows, John H. Wikle, Wilson Right, Lewis
Fipps, Pleasant Aliff, Harvey Bennett & any others that may be in bounds not
on other roads. (p. 277)

12 November 1874
Hamilton Harper served on jury for State of WV vs. Andrew Pettry – Misdemeanor. (p. 317)

12 September 1877
Hamilton Harper served on jury for State of WV vs. Robert Beasley – 2 Misdemeanors. (p. 557)


Source: Selected entries, Raleigh County Order Book B, 1859 – 1878, Raleigh County Court, Beckley, West Virginia, microfilm no. 598405, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Court Orders, Raleigh County, 1876

11 May 1876
Hamilton Harper served on jury for William G. Beckley vs. Martin H. Holt. (p. 445)

July Term 1876
Amount allowed for the support of Richard Cantly,
Blind Man, as partial relief $20.00. (p. 459)

July Term 1876
Amount allowed Richard Cantly,
Blind for the last 8 months in 1875, $10.00. (p. 460)

November Term 1876
Allowance for James Jones for 1 day as Juror in Inquest, $1. (p. 462)

November Term 1876
Allowance for C. L. Clay for 1 day as Juror in Inquest, $1. (p. 462)

[no date or term mentioned]
A Deed of B/S from William Turner & wife to Mary Jane Atha – 130 acres of land
more or less situate on Sand Lick Middle Fork. (p. 483)

November Term 1876
An article of agreement Between Alexander Cantley and Tempa
Hopkins
in regard to their Personal Property before Marriage. (p. 484)


Source: Selected entries, Raleigh County Order Book B, 1859 – 1878, Raleigh County Court, Beckley, West Virginia, microfilm no. 598405, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Court Orders, Raleigh County, 1860/61

February Term 1860
Upon the petition of Hamilton Harper who desires a new road leading from
the location of the state road down the middle fork of Sand Lick to intersect the Coal
River and Marsh Road. It is ordered that James Mankin, Wm Vass & Hamilton
Harper after being first sworn before a justice of the peace for that purpose, do view
the ground along which said road is proposed to be conducted & report to the Court
truly & impartially the conveniences as well as the inconveniences that will result
as well to private individuals as to the public if said road should be opened as proposed.
(p. 31)

Marsh Fork 1860
Ordered that James Cantley be appointed Surveyor of the public road leading from
the top of Horse Creek point to a Blazed white oak one mile above the mouth of
Rock Creek in the course of John H. Thompson, and that here[with] all the
hands heretofore allotted to said road do [op]en & keep the same in legal repair. (p. 36)

June Term 1860
Charles L. Clay assigned debt of Elias Lively to Charles Lewis. (p. 72)

June Term 1860
G.W. Hood paid $1 for service as Clerk of Election. (p. 75)

August Term 1860
Alexr Cantley served on Grand Jury which led to indictments against Robison Williams & Archibald Trout, both for Trespass, Assault and Battery. (p. 100)

August Term 1860
Charles L. Clay – Plaintiff
vs.
Alexr Cantley – Defendant
Case transferred from Justice. “This cause is dismissed – agreed.” (p. 105)

August Term 1860
Alexr Cantley allowed $1 for service as Grand Juror. (p. 111)

Special Term, June 1, 1861
Alexander Cantley paid as an election commissioner. (p. 183)


Source: Selected entries, Raleigh County Order Book B, 1859 – 1878, Raleigh County Court, Beckley, West Virginia, microfilm no. 598405, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Notification of Birth Registration, West Virginia, ca. 1938

[information typed on pre-printed form]

[Front of Document]
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
BUREAU OF THE CENSUS
WASHINGTON

Notification of Birth Registration

This certifies that the following Record of Birth is registered and preserved in the office of the State
Registrar of Vital Statistics at CHARLESTON W. VA.
Name: FRENCH J. WYKLE Sex MALE No. 25303
Date of Birth: Dec. 29, 1921 Place of Birth SANGER, W. VA.
Name of Father FRENCH WYKLE
Maiden Name of Mother WINNIE CANTLEY

W. L. Austin [signature]
W. L. Austin, Director of the Census
H. E. Steele [signature]
Special Agent, Bureau of the Census
U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1938

[Back of Document]
PRESERVE THIS CERTIFICATE – IT IS VALUABLE
It shows that this birth is legally registered with the Vital Statistics Division of the State Department
of Health
This notification of birth registration will be valuable in proving the name, age, birthplace, and
parentage of the child for school records, working rights, establishing identity, and other purposes.
If errors are found in the statements on this notification, please return it with corrections at once to
the Special Agent of the Bureau of the Census at the office of the State Registrar of Vital Statistics, as
shown on the front of this certificate.
The original record of birth on file in the office of the State Department of Health will then be
completed and a corrected Notification of Birth Registration will be mailed to you free.


Source: Original found in James Wykle’s (the above FRENCH J. WYKLE) belongings after his death. In possession of author.

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Marriage Certificate, Ohio, 1946

Marriage Certificate

This is to certify that
Mr. James F. Wykle, Jr.
of Akron, Ohio
and
Miss Rosa Lee Pietkoski
of Akron, Ohio
were by me
United in Marriage
according to the Ordinance of God, and the Laws of the
State of Ohio, at Akron Ohio
on the 15th day of July A.D. 1946.

What, therefore, God hath joined
together, let not man put asunder. Rev. W.E. Henry, Officiating
Matt. 19-6
Mrs. Carl B. Carter [signature]
Carl B. Carter [signature] Witnesses
Probate Court
Summit County, Ohio
Marriage License
No. ____ [blank]


Source: Original document in possession of author.

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