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Cabell County, West Virginia, family from England, ca. 1846. Papers consist of extensive genealogical research conducted by Mr. and Mrs. Gill, including records from Staffordshire, England. Notable are the diaries of emigrant ancestor Joseph Gill, a civil engineer in England and in Cabell County, West Virginia.

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These two collections have been merged into a single collection, where this collection (0474) has the described information.

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Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
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Huntington, WV 25755
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Span Dates: 1807-1988