Genealogical and Personal History of the Upper Monongahela Valley, West Virginia, Under the Editorial Supervision of Bernard L. Butcher ...: With an Account of the Resurces and Industries of the Upper Monongahela Valley and the Tributary Region, Volume 2

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Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1912 - Monongahela River Valley (W. Va. and Pa.)
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I believe there are three volumes of this well know genealogical history. This is only volume II. I don't know what is in volume I but volume III is of interest because it contains the index for both volumes.

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Not our Abraham Coffman

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