Important & Interesting Hampshire County Deeds

     This page is based on a list that used to hang in the deed vault of the Hampshire County Courthouse. There are some additions to that list, and we invite your suggestions for additional listings. The deeds included here are ones that have often been searched or that are examples of interesting historical document types (eg. slave manumissions) or that pertain to persons or events of interest in our history. A deed may be listed twice by different names/subjects to make searching easier.

B&O Land at Okonoko, Deed Bk. 76, P. 296
Baptist Plat, Deed Bk. 102 P. 294
Bazzle Subdivision, Map Bk. 1, P. 19
Blue, C. J., Subdivision, Springfield, Map Bk. 1, P. 16 & 17
Brown, Daniel, to John & Elizabeth Thuyhen - Negro Woman and her 2 children DB 5 P. 35, June 15, 1776   (CW)
Burroughs, Jeremiah - Apology to Col. Michael Cresap - Aug. 13, 1782 - DB. 6, P. 113
Cacapon Hills, Map Bk. 1, P. 35 & 36
Cacapon Hills Subdivision, Map Book 1, P. 39
Camp Cliffside, Map Bk. 1, P. 37
Camp Walker Deed, Deed Bk.85, P. 138   (CW)
Capon Bridge, 99 yr. lease, Deed Bks. 72, P. 151; 79, P. 317; 80, P. 84;
Capon Bridge(?), Will Bk. 22, P. 358
Capon Bridge, Plat (Portion) Deed Bk. 92 P. 78
Capon Chapel Church - Deed Bk. 158, P. 343 & Deed Bk. 143 P. 227
Carder Addition No. 1 to Greenspring, Map Bk. 1, P. 3
Catholic Church (Springfield) Blue Beach Tavern Deed Bk. 128 P. 404
Church (Episcopal) on hill Deed Bk. 63, p. 209
Church (Protestant Episcopal) at Coldstream Deed Bk. 22 P. 30
Church Deed Bk. 27, P. 513
Cochran, Simon - Discharge from 9th Virginia Regiment - Oct 28, 1780 - DB. 5, P. 449
Colored Cemetery - Deed Bk. 56, P. 166 & Deed Bk. 51, P. 480   (R)
Colston's Manor, Patterson's Creek, Deed Book 30, P. 378
Cresap, Michael, Burrough, Deed Book 6, P. 40
Cresap, Michael - apology to by Jeremiah Burroughs - Aug. 13, 1782 - DB. 6, P. 113
Cresap, Thomas - To Michael Cresap - June 12, 1784 - DB. 6 P. 352
Cresap, Thomas - To Jacob Slagle - August 8, 1777 - DB. 4 P. 374
Cresap, Thomas & Margaret (wife) - To Michael Cresap - Dec. 11, 1779 - DB. 5, P. 226
DeBerry & Staub Addition, Map Bk. 1, P. 5, and Deed Bk. 100, P. 459
Divorce, first in W. Va. Kuykendall, Jacob, Deed Bk. 3, P. 161
Ebenezer Cemetery (?)
Eubulus Methodist Episcopal Church South - Deed Bk. 71, p. 128
Elizabeth Forge & Patrick Furnace, Deed Bk. 27, P. 125
Fairfax, Denny - real name Rev. Denny Martin, Deed Bk. 9, P. 138
Fee Bk. 1.6 in basement
Glenolden Addition, Sherman & Gore Districts, Map Bk. 1, P. 13 & 14
Goldsborough Addition, Deed Bk. 102 P. 419 & Deed Bk. 103 P. 311   (R)
Golden Acres Farm, Inc. Map Bk. 1 P. 40
Greenspring Heights, Map Bk. 1, P. 6 & 10
Haines, Blair M. & Satterfield, W.M. Plat, Deed Bk. 92, P. 254
Hampshire County Topography Map, Map Bk. 1, P. 25 & 26
Hampshire County & Hardy County Division Line, Deed Bk. 7, P. 346 and Deed Bk. 66, P. 472 & 473
Hampshire County & Mineral County Division Line, Deed Bk. 54, P. 304
Hampshire Orchard Co. (Olive Messick Survey), Deed Bk. 79, P. 245
Hanging Rock Covenants - Deed Bk. 183, P. 280
Hanks, Joseph (D/T), Deek Bk. 6, P. 168
Hardy & Hampshire County Division Line, Deed Bk. 7, P. 346 and Deed Bk. 66, P. 472 & 473
Hill Club Addition - North of romney, Map Bk. 1 P. 21
Hite, Major Abraham - to James Keith - Nov. 9, 1762 - DB. 1 P. 276
Homewood Sub-Division, Romney, Map Bk. 1, P. 8, 9, 11, & 12
Indian Heights (Plat), Map Bk. 1, P. 7   (R)
Indian Mound Cemetery, Deed Book 51, Page 480 (5/31/1860); Map Bk. 1, P. 22   (R)
Keller, John (Land) - Town of Frankfort (Lot 16), Deed Bk. 16, P. 360
Kercheval, Samuel from James Marshall, DB 25 Page 273, August 1826, Lots 4 & 7 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision.
Kercheval, Samuel from James Marshall, DB 27 Page 232, Lots 1, 2, 3 and 16 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision.
Kuykendall, Jacob, Releasing Barbara Decker Kuykendall from Bonds of Matrimony. (James Colvin), First Divorce in W. Va., Deed Bk. 3, P. 161
Larson Addition, Deed Bk. 110, P. 409
Lee, Charles, settlement of estate, DB 29 Page 438
Levels Grove M. E. Church, Deed Bk 87, P. 105
Literary Society Corner, Deed Bk. 39, P. 130 (see also 39/429)   (R)
Long, Carl P. & Sons Subdivision, Map Bk. 1, P. 18   (R)
Lot #97 - Romney, Deed Bk. 79, P. 476   (R)
Loy-Long Subdivision, Deed Bk. 104, P. 456
Mail - Deed Bk. 25, p. 58
Manumission - Baldwin Parsons, Deed bk. 9, P. 85   (CW)
Manumission - John Jeremiah Jacobs of several slave children, Deed Bk. 9, P. 411
Mauzy Addition to Capon Bridge, Deed Bk. 92, P. 78
Methodist Church on North River, Deed Bk. 27, P. 356
Mineral County Line, Deed Bk. 54, P. 304
Moore's Run, Hardy & Hampshire Counties, Map Bk. 1, P. 28 & 29
Mt. Zion Church Bk. 33 P. 398
Muskets at Harpers Ferry, Deed Bk. 17, P. 217   (CW)
Nelson, Charles F. vs United States of America (Condemnation), Deed Bk. 84, P. 405
North Romney, Addition to - Deed Bk. 83, P. 452   (R)
Old Edwards Trace, Deed Bk. 89, P. 132
Oats, Russel B. Sub, Map Bk. 1, P. 30
Park Lot Augusta - Deed Bk. 43, P. 176
Piedmont - Deed Bk. 47, P. 436
Prison Bounds - Deed Bk. 23, P. 358
Parsons Heights Addition to Romney - Map Bk. 1, P. 15   (R)
Pearsall, Job, from Samuel Earl Lot 16, location of Fort Pearsall, DB 1 Page 107, 28 July 1761   (R)
Pownall Addition - Deed Bk. 112, P. 448   (R)
Revolutionary Soldiers - 1817 - 1823 - Min Bk. 17, P. 217
Rocky Run Half Acres (George H. Johnson's), Map Bk. 1, P. 20
Town of Romney, DB 27 Page 288, Crude plat with no recording statement, a note of the size of the lots and what appears to be a note by John Brown 1795.   (R)
N. Romney Addition Deed Bk. 83 p. 452   (R)
Roosevelt & Delano (Franklin D. Roosevelt's law firm), Deed Bk. 60, P. 313
Satterfield & Parran Adddition to Greenspring (Plat), Map Bk. 1, P. 20
Satterfield & Haines Addition to Greenspring, Deed Bk. 81, P. 505
Satterfield & Haines Extension to Greenspring, Deed Bk. 81, P. 506
Savilla-Vale Addition - Map Bk. 1, P. 24   (R)
School Report of Poor Children, Deed Bk. 28, P. 548
Shawen Subdivision, Deed Bk. 98, P. 479 et seq.
Shiloh Methodist Church Bk. 28 P. 502
Shor, Shear & Rice Subdivision, Deed Bk. 128, P. 232
Springfield (Plat) - Deed Bk. 67, P. 468
Springfield Methodist Church - Deed Bk. 43, P. 284
Stickley, Sarah E. Farm _ Map Bk. 1, P. 23
South Branch River Lots - Grantor Index A-K (Back of Book)
Tabb Addition of Romney - Deed Bk. 69, P. 130   (R)
Topography Map Hampshire County, Map Bk. 1, P. 25 & 26
Town of Romney (Trustees Named) Deed Bk. 10, P. 237   (R)
Town of Romney (Old Plat) Deed Bk. 27, P. 288   (R)
Town of Romney (Later Plat) Deed Bk. 86, P. 224, 225 (by E. J. Loy)   (R)
Town of Romney - Extension of Water System - Map Bk. 1, P. 4   (R)
Valley View Addition to Romney, Map B. 1, P. 2   (R)
9th Virginia Regiment - Discharged Simon Cochran - Oct. 28, 1780 - DB. 5 P.449
Voting - Deed Bk. 34 P. 354
Watson, Joseph - To David Roberts - Aug. 24, 1779 - DB. 5 P. 238
Watsontown (Plan of) Deed Bk. 13, P. 657
White Church, Levels, Deed Bk. 56, P. 19
White Pine Church - Deed Bk. 85, P. 121
Zoar Baptist Church - Deed Bk. 70, p. 327