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Atlas of the Southern Trails to the Mississippi

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1999

Seller ID: 7392CE


This atlas has early Indian and Frontier trails for the time span of about 1750 to 1816. The Southern Trails cover Maryland, (West) Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Louisiana; also other states traveling to the Mississippi region. 38 pp., illus., maps, 11x17 paper (1999). View more info

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Nicholas County, Kentucky, Records: Stray Book 1 - 1805-1811, Stray Book 2 - 1813-1819, Stray Book 3 - 1820 - 1870 and Execution Book A - 1801-1878

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: E0647

ISBN: 1585496472

Condition: 2001, 8½x11, paper, index, 235 pp, Heritage Books


Stray books record animals found and claimed by residents of the county. These animals could have strayed from an area farm, but more than likely they were lost by settlers moving west who did not have time to stop and recover them. View more info

Nicholas County, Kentucky, Property Tax Lists, 1800-1811 with indexes to Deed Books A&B (2), and C

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: E0938

ISBN: 1585499382

Condition: 2004, 8½x11, paper, 178 pp, Heritage Books


Tax lists are an excellent resource often overlooked by researchers. Tax lists provide researchers with the names of persons present in the county at the time the tax was assessed along with a comparison of name spelling. The first section of this valuable research aid covers four tax years (1800, 1801, 1809, and 1811) and includes: the location of properties, the name of the person who first claimed or provided surety, which type of land was taxed, and property value. E... View more info

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Miscellaneous Cabell County, West Virginia, Records, Order Book Overseers of the Poor 1814-1861, Fee Book 1826-1839, 1857-1859 (Rule Book), Cabell Land for Tax Purposes 1861-1865

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: E0658

ISBN: 1585496588

Condition: 2001, 8½x11, paper, index, viii+234 pp, Heritage Books


The Overseers of the Poor were gentlemen and property owners selected by the county court to protect the poor and indigent of the county. They were responsible for setting the Poor Rate and seeing that it was collected. From that Rage, they received a payment for their services and allotted monies to assist persons in need. This book covers most of the first fifty years of Cabell County’s existence (the period under Virginia control). View more info

Cabell County's Empire for Freedom

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: E0884

ISBN: 158549884X

Condition: (1999), 2004, 8½x11, paper, index, xviii+164 pp, Heritage Books


Sampson Sanders was the wealthiest landowner in Cabell County, [West] Virginia during the Anti-bellum Period, and the owner of fifty-one slaves that came to him through inheritance. Sanders never purchased or sold a slave, and upon his death, he manumitted all his slaves and provided them with the means and land to start a new life as free men and women in Michigan. This remarkable man taught his slaves to run his holdings rather than hire an overseer, and in defiance of... View more info

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Torn Apart: How Cabell Countians Fought the Civil War

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: E0873

ISBN: 1585498734

Condition: (2000), 2003, 8½x11, paper, 50 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


Shows the service of the Cabell county men, almost equally divided between North and South. View more info

An Atlas of Settlement between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi/Missouri Valleys - 1760-1880

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 2006,

Seller ID: 40008CE


This atlas shows the areas of American settlement as the pioneers advanced across the western frontier. Beginning with the Greenbrier and Bluegrass regions just beyond the mountains of 1760 and extending through the Ohio Valley then into the southern regions leading to Texas and the opening of the Great Lakes region. This atlas continues the frontier travels with the incoming immigrants as well as the experienced American pioneer who pushed west and shows the areas opene... View more info

An Atlas of Northern Trails Westward from New England

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 2000

Seller ID: 4155CE

Condition: paper


Includes chapters with maps pertaining to European Settlers, Barriers to Western Movement, Indian Homelands, Fur Traders and Indian Paths, Portage Paths, Northeast Settlements, War and Migration, English and French Fortifications, American Independence, Opening the Ohio Country, Western Routes, Western Lands and Eastern Money, and Destinations. 2000, atlas, 11x17, paper, 37 pp. View more info

An Atlas of German Migration and America

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 2002

Seller ID: A2569CE


chapters on the German Homeland in Europe, German Origins and Destinations, and America-Land of Opportunity. Numerous maps. 2002, 11x17, paper, viii+40. View more info

An Atlas of Trails West of the Mississippi River

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 0967CE


Includes chapters on North American control, Hazards West of the Mississippi, Opening of the Great West, Improving Life and a list of western forts. 2000, 11x17, paper, atlas, 43 pp. View more info

An Atlas of Appalachian Trails to the Ohio River

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1998

Seller ID: 7400CE


This atlas has early Indian and frontier trails for the time span of 1755 to 1800. The Appalachian region covers (West) Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio. 40+viii. pp., 11x17 paper (1998). View more info

On The Frontier of Virginia and North Carolina

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1999

Seller ID: A0634CE


Between 1720 and 1820 more than 75% of the people moving on the frontier were over the mountains in western Virginia or North Carolina. To locate families, a researcher need an understanding of how and when that region developed. The western movement can be loosely grouped into several time frames. During each period, the pioneer movement had a different direction and only sometimes a particular destination. Once the pioneer started moving he and the frontier continued... View more info