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West Virginia Argus Archive

  • Kingwood, West Virginia
  • 18771916

About

In 1877, twenty-two year old Henry Clay Hyde purchased the Preston County Herald from James Carroll. Rebranding the paper as the West Virginia Argus, the first four-page issue hit the streets of Kingwood on September 7, 1877. Published weekly, the Argus stood as a staunch Democratic newspaper in Preston County and northern West Virginia for nearly seventy years.

Archive Info

  • 7,012
  • Kingwood, West Virginia
  • 18771916

Source Information

West Virginia Argus, 1877–1916 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: January 20, 2023

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Obituary for David Stemple

Obituary for David Stemple

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Ferguson-Arnold Marriage License

Ferguson-Arnold Marriage License

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Kingwood, West Virginia
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Joe Harshbarger returns from Pa.

Joe Harshbarger returns from Pa.

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Kingwood, West Virginia
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Thomas W. Weaver and Alice Collins Married
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Archive Info

  • 7,012
  • Kingwood, West Virginia
  • 18771916

Source Information

West Virginia Argus, 1877–1916 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: January 20, 2023