Genealogy Projects tagged with greenbrier county on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA

    This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of West Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. History The new county was named for the Greenbrier River, a prominent water feature of the region. The first settlement in the region was made at Frankfort in 1769. shortly thereafter, in 1777, Greenbrier County...

  • Fort Donnally Massacre 1778

    Donnally By Mrs. Sharelle RenickIn the month of May, 1778, a band of Indians crossed the Ohio river at the mouthof Campaign creek, about seven miles up the river from the mouth of Great Kanawha river. They started immediately for the Greenbrier county - as it was then known. As soon as the people knew the direction the Indians had taken, two men set out from the fort at Point Pleasant to notify...