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This special section of The Olden Times features old newspaper articles from or about West Virginia and West Virginia families. 

PLEASE NOTE: If the newspaper or article was published before West Virginia became a state, you will find the article indexed on my Virginia pages. I am in the process of getting them indexed on the WV pages as well, but you might want to check in both areas, just in case!

You'll find old news articles, obituaries, birth & marriage announcements, ads and more. See the links at the top of this page to go to the Index of Names, to search this site or to take a look at the site map.

Each of these was scanned from an original issue of an old newspaper in my personal collection. They appear in the order in which they were added to this website. Be sure to check for archived stories, since I move them from this page to the Archives periodically.

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More about the TRULL Death, 1872

CHAPLINE Death, 1872

C. H. QUIMBY, Bookseller, 1872

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FEATHEROFF - WILLIAMSON Marriage, Berkeley Co., 1879

TAVENNER of Halltown Slaughters Huge Hog, 1879

Miriam ANDERSON Death, 1885

CUMBASH Arrested, Charged with Theft, 1876

CAIN Death in Big Bend Tunnel, 1872 WILLIAMS, BOSHER, MEADOWS

Election News from Martinsburg, 1872 JACOB

STALEY Death, Diphtheria, 1876

Doctor Killed by Son of "Devil Anse," 1912 THORNHILL, HATFIELD 

HARTLEY Has Serious Accident, May Lose Arm, 1876


C. J. CARLOW Writes from Nebraska, Former Resident of Marion County, WV 1881

Horrible Fire Tragedy in Wheeling, 1823 CLARK, SPENCER, BOWMAN

EDWARDS - HARMISON Marriage, Berkeley County, 1876 THOMAS

RUTHERFORD - DICK Marriage, Berkeley County, 1876 FORREST, MEADE

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