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This collection consists of a manuscript presented by Harry B. Matney, Jr. at the Fourth Annual Conference on West Virginia’s Black History in 1991. The manuscript, titled “The Livisay Family of Wayne County,” covers the Livisay family from 1860 until 1991, beginning with William Henry Livisay and Margaret Livisay.


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