The Resource Lewis County, West Virginia, 1851 Aug. 1
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- Land grant, 1 August 1851, to George J. Arnold for 1733 acres in Lewis County, (West) Virginia. Signed by Governor John B. Floyd and recorded in Grant Book 106, p. 1
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- George J. Arnold was born in either 1811 (tombstone) or 1816 (census) and was a lawyer, large landowner, and prominent citizen of Weston, Lewis County, West Virginia. He developed a chain of hotels that greatly aided in the development of a number of small towns in Lewis County. The 1860 census lists his age as 44, which would make his birth year 1816. A transcription of his tombstone inscription stated that he died on 26 September 1899 at the age of 88 yrs., 6 mos., and 8 days, which would make his birth year 1811.
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