Category Archives: Genealogy

Directory of Logan, WV circa 1925

A Detailed Directory of Logan, WV circa 1925. Special thanks to Jack Browning for providing a copy of this historical directory. The content on this page is for educational purposes and is used in accordance with the Fair Use Law … Continue reading

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1947 Phone Book

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1947 Phone Book Images courtesy of Ralph H. Mcneely. Logan-Man 1947 Phone Book Images You may also enjoy the 1969 Phone Book.

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McDonald Family of Logan County

The McDonald Family of Logan County, WV The History of West Virginia, Old and New and West Virginia Biography Volume II Biographical, Page 550-551 The American Historical Society, Inc., Chicago and New York Published 1923 MCDONALD FAMILY. Among the pioneer … Continue reading

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William Anderson Dingess

William Anderson Dingess (1806-1893) This obituary appeared in The Logan Banner Thursday, December 21, 1893. William Anderson Dingess died at the residence of his son David Dingess, in this county on last Wednesday morning, December 13th, 1893, in the 88th … Continue reading

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My Life by Millard Porter Jr.

“Even in tough times life is not worth living, it’s worth remembering!” My Life by Millard Porter Jr. I was born August 26, 1922 in Chauncey, Logan County, a coal mining community in West Virginia. My parents were Millard Sr. (1887-1955) and … Continue reading

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Rev. Uncle Dyke Garrett

Rev. W. D. “Uncle Dyke” Garrett (1841-1938) Rev. Uncle Dyke Garrett was a widely known throughout Logan County. His preaching career spanned 55 years. He was a Confederate veteran and a member of the famous Logan Wildcats serving under Capt. … Continue reading

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Scaggs Cemetery

Scaggs Cemetery at Caney Branch, Chapmanville, WV Bowling, Ray (b. Mar. 18, 1927 d. Nov. 16, 1985) Brown, James E. (b. 1923 d. 1943) Chapman, James Hill (b. Sep. 7, 1927 d. Dec. 19, 1989) Chapman, Rosilee (b. Jan. 9, … Continue reading

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Man Cemetery

Submitted by Bob Piros The Man Cemetery has also been called the Browning, Altizer & Ellis cemetery. A big THANKS to Marksie Dunn (Aug. 18, 1952 – Nov. 15, 2017) for the new steps and for all of his other … Continue reading

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Logan County Genealogical Society

Logan County WV Genealogical Society Logan, West Virginia Welcome to the Logan County WV Genealogical Society page. We are glad to have you with us.  The Logan County Genealogical Society was formed and has been active since 1978.  Meetings are … Continue reading

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Floyd D. Stollings

The History of West Virginia, Old and New and West Virginia Biography Volume II Biographical, Page 110 & 111 The American Historical Society, Inc., Chicago and New York Published 1923 (Public Domain) Floyd D. Stollings, who has been a prominent … Continue reading

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