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Harrison County, WV

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Harrison County Chronology

Harrison County was created by Virginia from Monongalia in 1784. Harrison lost to the creation of Randolph in 1787. Harrison lost to the creation of Wood in 1799. Harrison gained from Monongalia in 1800. Harrison gained from Randolph in 1802. Harrison gained from Ohio in 1805. Harrison lost to creation of Lewis in 1816. Harrison lost to creation of Marion in 1842. Harrison lost to the creation of Ritchie in 1843. Harrison lost to the creation of Barbour in 1843. Harrison lost to creation of Taylor in 1844. Harrison lost to creation of Doddridge in 1845. Harrison was separated from Virginia and became a county in the state of West Virginia in 1863.

Records Collection
Greathouse of Harrison County
Google Map: Mapping Big Mill Creek 1783 - 1812
Tax List: Harrison County, VA 1785 - 1836
1786 - Petition : Road to Mouth of Little Kanawha
1789 - 1803 Marriages: Harrison County, VA
1791 - Greathouse of Lee Creek
1792 - Will: William Greathouse Sr.
Google Map: A Greathouse Triangle 1798 - 1806


The Newberry Library, Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, Chicago, IL. West Virginia, Harrison County Chronology. View @ Atlas of Historical County Boundaries


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