Monongalia County, (West) Virginia: Records of the District, Superior, and County Courts, Volume 10 1815-1819


In 1778, Monongalia County, (West) Virginia, was formed from a portion of the western part of Augusta County, Virginia, and in 1779 and 1780 small portions of West Augusta were annexed to Monongalia County. This tenth book in a popular series transcribes Monongalia County, (West) Virginia, court records from 1815-1819.

The court records presented in this book involve land disputes; crimes such as theft or assault; inheritance disputes; appointment of officials such as surveyors or overseers of the poor; granting of business licenses; adoptions; payments of debts; incidents of drunkenness, harlotry or rape; business transactions; executions of writs; improvements to jails and roads; slander suits; and other matters of the courts. Papers from other courts appear at times, usually having to do with actions concerning area citizens.

Melba Pender Zinn

(1999), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 388 pp.

ISBN: 9780788412011