History of Eastern Jefferson County, West Virginia
by Theriault, William D.
Theriault, William D.
The Jefferson County Oral and Visual History Association, Inc. Bakerton, WV 1988
|Topics||Natural Resources,Geology,Exploration,Settlement,Native Americans,Iron Industry,American Revolution,Civil War,Military,African Americans,Limestone Industry,Transportation,Canals,Highways,Railroads,Rivers|
Chapter topics include: I. Geography and Natural Resources; II. Indians; III. Early Explorers and Settlers (1700-1753 ); IV. Early Fairfax Grants (1754 -1759 ); V.The French-Indian War (1754 -1763 ); VI. The Second Wave of Settlement (1760 -1775 ); VII. The Beginning of Industry (1760 -1775 ); VIII. The American Revolution and its Aftermath (1775 -1799 ); IX. The Armory and the Local Economy (1800 -1835 ); X. The Arrival of the Railroad and the Canal (1836 -1860 ; XI. The Civil War (1860 -1865 ); XII. Reconstruction and the Re-establishment of Industry (1866 -1883 ); XIII. The Founders of Bakerton; XIV. Establishment of Bakerton (1883 -1921 ); XV. The Second Generation of Bakers (1922 -1948 ); XVI. Bakerton (1922 -1948 ); XVII. The Bakerton Plant Leaves the Baker Family (1949 -1957 ); XVIII. Bakerton Now. Appendix A. Excerpts from "A Brief by L[odonzo] C. Engle on the Origin of the Engle Name"; Appendix B. Genealogies of Families in Eastern Jefferson County; Bibliography.