Sources for the McGrew Family of Preston County, West Virginia

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  1. History of Washington County, Pa., Buried in the Chestnut Hill Burial Ground, Cumberland (Adams) County, Pennsylvania; Finley McGrew. Robert McGrew, Ireland, Pennsylvania.

  2. Ancestry.com, Family Trees, Robert McGrew, Pennsylvania records, added by Chuck Elledge (chuckell54) of Indiana, April 2009.

  3. Pennsylvania Archives, Land Records, Survey on May 11, 1786 in York County, Pennsylvania (for John McGrew in right of warrant for John McGrew the Elder, deceased)

  4. Pennsylvania Archives, Land Records, Warrant on October 19, 1741 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (273 acres surveyed 11 May 1786 in right of John McGrew the Elder, deceased).

  5. Warrant on February 24, 1742 in Tyrone Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (from survey of 329 acres dated April 29, 1742) [2]. Survey on April 29, 1742 in Tyrone Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (surveyed for John McGrew 329 acres).

  6. Pennsylvania Archives, Land Records, Warrant on February 13, 1775 in West Pennsboro, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA (Archibald McGrew, 178 acres adjoining his other land).

  7. Pennsylvania Archives, Land Records, Survey on April 02, 1788 in West Pennsboro, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA (Archibald McGrew survey adjoining land of John McGrew).

  8. M. McGuffey, William Holmes, The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume VII, (Boston, MA, USA: The Biographical Society, 1904).

  9. Records of the Land Office, COPIED SURVEYS 1681-1912 (Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History, Pennsylvania State Archives; RG-17 [series #17.114]), Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Copied Surveys, Book A14-4; resurvey dated 29 Dec. 1803 (for purposes of parceling and patenting the tract); John McGrew.

  10. Pennsylvania State Archives, Assesment List 1779 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Patrick McGrew, (Supply Rates for the County of Cumberland)

  11. Pannsylvania State Archives, Assesment List 1780 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (Patrick McGrew blacksmith).

  12. Pennsylvania State Archives, Revolutionary War Records, Patrick McGrew, Military Service; August 22, 1780 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (3rd Bat., 6th Co., 5th Class, Capt. Jas. McCurdy, Col. Samuel Erwin).

  13. Tax List 1782 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (Taxed on 1 horse and 2 cows).

  14. Third U.S. Census, 1810 in Monongalia County, Virginia (Same page as Jas. McGrew).

  15. Forth U.S. Census, 1820, Preston County, Virginia (same page as Jas. McGrew).

  16. Oren F. Morton, J. R. Cole, A History of Preston County West Virginia, Vol. I, pg. 374 (The Journal Publishing Co., Kingwood, W.Va., 1914).

  17. PRESTON COUNTY West Virginia HISTORY 1979 (Kingwood, West Virginia, Preston County Historical Society, 1979), Kingwood Public Library, pg. 285. Article written by Jennie McGrew under the title, JAMES H. MCGREW.

  18. Francis Bacon Trowbridge, THE TROWBRIDGE GENEALOGY (, 1908), Library of Congress.

  19. The History of West Virginia, Old and New, Vol. 11 (Chicago and New York, The American Historical Society, Inc., 1923), pg. 173.

  20. United States. Congress, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005. (Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2005), Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.

  21. The Washington Post (Washington, D.C., , September 18, 1910), Ancestry.com.

  22. Pennsylvania Archives, Series 3, Vol XX, Transcript of Supply Rates for the County of Cumberland 1779, 1780, pp. 126, 259, 544.

  23. Pennsylvania Archives, Series 5, Vol. IV, Muster Rolls Relating to Associators and Militia of the County of Cumberland, pg. 223, 226.

  24. 1810 Census, Monongalia County, Virginia, pg. 23.

  25. 1820 Census, Preston County, Virginia, pg. 237.

  26. 1830 Census, Preston County, Virginia (Ancestry.com image, ), pg. 17, 28.

  27. 1840 Census, Preston County, Virginia (Provo, UT, Ancestry.com The Generations Network, Inc.), pg. 215.

  28. 1840 Census, Preston County, Virginia (Provo, UT, Ancestry.com The Generations Network, Inc.), pg. 212; Samuel G. Trowbridge household.

  29. 1850 Census, Preston County, Virginia (Provo, UT, Ancestry.com The Generations Network, Inc.), 45th District, pg. 357, household of Samuel Trowbridge.

  30. 1850 Census, Preston County, Virginia (Provo, UT, Ancestry.com The Generations Network, Inc.), pg. 366, Samuel Snider household.

  31. 1850 Census, Preston County, Virginia (Provo, UT, Ancestry.com The Generations Network, Inc.), 45th Dist., pg. 186; 24 Sept. 1850; John McGrew household.

  32. 1850 Census, Preston County, Virginia (Provo, UT, Ancestry.com The Generations Network, Inc.), Dist. 45, pg,. 338; James C. McGrew household.

  33. 1850 Census, Preston County, Virginia (Provo, UT, Ancestry.com The Generations Network, Inc.), pg. 357. Samuel Trowbridge household.

  34. 1860 Census, Preston County, Virginia (Provo, UT, Ancestry.com The Gernerations Network, Inc.), pg. 226. James M. Trowbridge household.

  35. 1860 Census, Preston County, Virginia (Provo, UT, Ancestry.com The Gernerations Network, Inc.), Dist. 8, pg. 334, P.O. Rowlesburg; dwelling 2327 family 2306.

  36. 1860 Census, Preston County, Virginia (Provo, UT, Ancestry.com The Gernerations Network, Inc.), pg. 334. Samuel Trowbridge household.

  37. 1880 Census, Lewis County, West Virginia, Hackers Creek Dist. James M. Trowbridge household.
 
Ronald N. Wall
Modified: 13 February 2018