The Resource Kanawha County (W. Va.) Land Grants, 1853 and 1856.
- Kanawha County (W. Va.) Land Grants, 1853 and 1856.
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- 1853 and 1856.
- Kanawha County (W. Va.) Land Grants, 1853 and 1856. The collection contains four land grants, as follows: a grant to James McCallister, 1853 Feb. 1; and three grants to Samuel Griffith, Fallena Griffith, Margaret Griffith, Moses Lacy, and John Daley, heirs of Levi Griffith, 1856 Sept. 1
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- Kanawha County (West) Virginia was named for the Indian tribe that once lived in the area, the Conoys. The county name was first Kenhawa, but was later changed to Kanawha. It was formed in 1788 from parts of Greenbrier and Montgomery Counties. Kanawha County was one of the fifty western Virginia counties to form the state of West Virginia in 1863.
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- Funding information
- Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
- Location of originals duplicates
- The Huntington Library;
- Location of other archival material
- Additional Kanawha County Land Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to West Virginia County Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.
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