The Resource LOCATED IN OVERSIZE, BOX 60

LOCATED IN OVERSIZE, BOX 60

Label
1801-1870
Inclusive dates
1801-1870
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1801-1870, of the Life family of Highland County, Virginia, and Pendleton County, (West) Virginia, consisting of land grants and deeds for property located first in Pendleton County, then in Highland County after its creation from Pendleton and Bath Counties, Virginia, in 1847
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Biographical or historical data
The Life family associated with these records emigrated from Pennsylvania to what is now Highland County, Virginia between 1782 to 1786. John Life was born in Pennsylvania in 1770. He was a farmer and blacksmith and married Barbara Wimer (1781-1865) in 1810. He moved to Lewis County, West Virginia and died on 10 August 1856. One of his brothers, Samuel Life, was born in 1792 and lived in Highland County his entire life. He worked as a farmer and married Ann Waybright (1795-?). Samuel's son, John Life, was born in 1820 in Highland County. He was a mechanic and married Elizabeth Colaw. John moved to Tama County, Iowa where his died in 1903.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
LOCATED IN OVERSIZE, BOX 60
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi01853.xml
Note
LOCATED IN OVERSIZE, BOX 60
Arrangement
Chronological.
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  • The Library of Virginia
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  • Inventory
Extent
26
Immediate source of acquisition
Chen, E. L., Ms.
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000491732
Type of unit
p.

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