Anderson Blair, Appalachia, genealogy, Harrison Stafford, history, James Brewster, Logan County, logging, Mingo County, Thomas McCoy, Thomas Runyon, Valentine Hatfield, West Virginia, William A. Dempsey, William Staton, William Vinson
Anna McCoy, Appalachia, Big Sandy River, Cordelia McCoy, David Mounts, Elizabeth Vance, H.H. Williamson, Hezekiah Blankenship, John Ferrell, justice of the peace, Kentucky, Little Blackberry Creek, Logan County, Magnolia Township, Pigeon Roost Bottom, Pike County, Pleasant McCoy, Randolph McCoy, Richard Vance, West Virginia, William A. Dempsey, William McCoy
The following land information is derived from Land Book 1866-1872 at the Logan County Clerk’s Office in Logan, WV:
Randolph McCoy (of Logan County)1
[On December 15, 1837, Randolph McCoy of Logan County deeded 83 acres to Hezekiah Blankenship for $150. References Pigeon Roost Bottom. John Ferrell and David Mounts were justices of the peace. Deed Book __, page 136.]
[On September 17, 1845, Randolph and Anna McCoy of Pike County, KY, deeded 200 acres to Daniel McCoy for $300. Deed Book B, page 538-539.]
[On February 11, 1854, Elizabeth Vance2 deeded __ acres to Randolph McCoy for $300 all her land in Logan County excepting what she has sold to H.H. Williamson and William A. Dempsey. Beginning below the mill seat; references the island below Little Blackberry Creek and the ash gap in the horse ridge. Pleasant McCoy was a justice of the peace. Deed Book __, page 337.]
[On February 11, 1854, Richard Vance3 deeded __ acres to Randolph McCoy for $200 all of his lands in Logan County. Joseph Murphy and P. McCoy were justices of the peace. Deed Book C, page 444-445.]
No property listed in 1865.
1866: Magnolia Township
199 acres Sandy River $2.50 per acre no building $497 total
75 acres Sandy River $1.75 per acre no building $431 total
No property listed thereafter.
1Son of William and Cordelia (Campbell) McCoy.
2Mother of Jim Vance.
3Brother of Jim Vance.
Writings from my travels and experiences. High and fine literature is wine, and mine is only water; but everybody likes water. Mark Twain
This site is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and promotion of history and culture in Appalachia.
Genealogy and History in North Carolina and Beyond
A site about one of the most beautiful, interesting, tallented, outrageous and colorful personalities of the 20th Century