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An unknown correspondent from Banco on Big Creek in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on July 2, 1926:
Rev. White of Henlawson delivered a delightful sermon in Banco last Sunday morning. A large audience attended. Those taking a part in the evening service were Rev. Gillenwater of Big Ugly, Rev. Elkins of Banco, and Rev. Vickers of Chapmanville.
Mrs. J.W. Miller of Big Ugly attended church at Banco Sunday and was the dinner guest of her brother, Howard Vanatter.
J.M. Harmon and Mrs. J.W. Harmon of Big Creek motored to Banco Sunday.
Earl Justice of Whitman was calling on homefolks on Elm Street Sunday.
Wonder how Hassel Vance and Basil Duty like Pumpkin Center?
Misses Eva Ellis of Ellis Fork and Edith Chapman attended church in Banco Saturday night and Sunday, and were all night guests of Mrs. E.C. Varney of Elm Street.
Luther Bias and Miss Ella Jane Toney of Chapmanville motored over to Pumpkin Center Tuesday.
Misses Mary and Jennie Thomas of Estep were shopping in Banco Tuesday evening.
Mrs. Ted Hager and Kathleen Hager were the dinner guests of Mrs. D.H. Harmon last week.
Misses Hazel Thomas and Nella Varney of Thomas Circle attended church at Banco Sunday and were the dinner guests of Miss Marea Lucas.
Gardner Baisden of Estep was in Banco Sunday.
H.F. Lucas and sister Marjory motored to Big Creek Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Turner and children of Chapmanville were calling on Mrs. Turner’s father, who has been ill for some time.
J.A. Stone, Jno. Hager, and Misses Pearl and Kathleen Hager and Anna Ferrell motored to Blair Sunday evening.
Good luck to The Banner.
Appalachia, B.R. Lucas, Banco, Big Creek, Big Ugly Creek, C.C. Varney, C.E. Justice, Charles Robert, Clara Harmon, D.H. Harmon, Ed Stone Branch, Elm Street, Estep, Ethel Ferrell, Frank Pardue, Fred Lucas, genealogy, H.F. Lucas, history, Huntington, J.A. Stone, J.B. Lucas, J.H. Workman, J.W. Thomas, Jean Eleanor Lucas, Jennie Thomas, John Hager, John Workman, L.A. Ellis, Lane Church, Levi Duty, Logan, Logan Banner, Logan County, Lynn Street, Madeline Varney, Marea Lucas, Mary Hager, Myrtle Lucas, Needmore, Nora Gullett, Risby Stone, Robert Gullet, Ruby McGraw, Samuel Pardue, singing schools, Spring Dale, Squirrel Branch, Ted Hager, West Virginia, Willard Varney
An unknown correspondent from Banco on Big Creek in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on June 29, 1926:
Up the poplar and down the pine
We sure do think The Banner is fine.
A large crowd attended the singing at Banco last Sunday.
J.A. Stone and John Hager motored to Huntington last Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Thomas and daughter Jenie of Estep were calling in Banco last Saturday.
Frank Pardue of Big Creek was calling on homefolks at this place Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Thomas attended singing school at Banco Sunday.
Miss Ruby McGraw of Logan was visiting her mother, Mrs. Nora Gullett, on Ed Stone Branch Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. L.A. Ellis of Needmore is visiting in Logan this week.
B.R. Lucas and son Fred and daughter Marea attended the business meeting at the Lane church Saturday night.
Mrs. C.E. Justice and son Charles Robert of Elm Street were calling on Mrs. John Workman in Lynn Street Tuesday.
Mrs. J.H. Workman of Estep was a business caller in Banco last week.
Mrs. Levi Duty of Squirrel Branch was visiting her sister Mrs. Samuel Pardue and other relatives at this place Sunday.
Clara Harmon was the Sunday night guest of her sister, Mrs. Myrtle Lucas.
H.F. Lucas and little sister Jean Eleanor were out joy riding Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Ethel Ferrell and children of Estep and Mrs. Mary Hager of Banco were visiting Mrs. Hager’s mother, Aunt Rispa Stone on Big Ugly last Tuesday and Wednesday.
Master Willard Varney of Estep was the Saturday night guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hager at this place.
Mrs. C.C. Varney and daughter Madeline, Mrs. J.B. Lucas and Miss Marea Lucas were the dinner guests of Mrs. D.H. Harmon Sunday.
The girls of Spring Dale and Banco can now don their traveling attire as Robert Gullet has bought a new 5-passenger automobile.
H.F. Lucas motored to the North Pole Sunday evening.
Rev. White will preach at the Ed Stone Branch next Saturday and Sunday. Everybody invited.
Albert Estep, Appalachia, Banco, Banco School, Beatrice Lucas, Big Creek, Big Ugly Creek, Blair, Chapmanville, Clara Harmon, Clarence Ferrell, D.H. Harmon, Earl Justice, Ed Stone Branch, Elm Street, Etta Thomas, Fred Lowe, geneology, H.F. Lucas, Hassel Vance, Hattie Varney, Hazel Thomas, history, Huntington, J.A. Stone, J.A. Thomas, J.A. Varney, J.B. Lucas, J.W. Hager, Jesse Justice, Johnnie Ferrell, Kleenkoal, Limestone, Logan Banner, Logan County, Maria Lucas, Nellie Varney, Opal Workman, Pearl Hager, Peter Pinder, Polly Ellis, Pumpkin Center, R.L. Lucas, R.S. Pardue, Robert Chapman, singing schools, Taylor Stone, Ted Hager, Thomas' Circle, Virgil Thomas, West Virginia, Whitman
An unknown correspondent from Banco on Big Creek in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on June 18, 1926:
A singing service was given at the Banco school house last Sunday by Prof. Albert Estep of Limestone. A very good crowd attended. All reported an enjoyable day.
Mr. R.L. Lucas and daughter Beatrice of Pumpkin Center attended singing at Banco last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ferrell and little son Johnnie returned to their home at Huntington last Sunday by motor after a few days visit with Mrs. Ferrell’s parents on Big Ugly.
Wonder why Jesse Justice was looking so downhearted last Sunday evening? She’s gone, Jess, but she’ll come back.
Misses Pearl Hager and Opal Workman were the evening guest of Miss Maria Lucas last Sunday.
Wonder whose girl Hassel Vance was flirting with last Sunday? Be careful Hassell. Seybert might get mad.
Peter Pinder was seen going through Banco last week enroute to Big Ugly.
J.A. Stone returned to his home at Banco last Sunday after a few days in Huntington.
Mrs. R.S. Pardue of Big Creek was a business caller at Banco last Tuesday evening.
Mrs. J.A. Thomas and son Virgil of Estep was the Sunday and Monday guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Stone, at this place.
Miss Clara Harmon of Banco was a shopper in Big Creek last Thursday.
Fred Lowe of Kleenkoal who has been ill for a few weeks has returned to his home on Ed Stone Branch near Banco.
Mrs. Robert Chapman of Estep was a business caller in Banco last Tuesday.
Mr. Earl Justice of Whitman attended the singing school at Banco last Sunday and was also the guest of homefolks on Elm street.
Mrs. Polly Ellis of Big Creek, formerly of Estep, is visiting with her brother D.H. Harmon at Banco this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hager of this place were calling in Big Creek last Sunday morning.
Mrs. Rosa Ellis of Needmore was the guest of Mrs. D.H. Harmon last Monday and Tuesday.
Frank Chapman returnred from Hamlin to his home in Estep via Banco last Monday. There must be some attractions up there, such as the beautiful milkmaids, etc.
Mr. H.F. Lucas made a flying trip to Chapmanville last Sunday evening. Wonder if he saw Tiny?
Mrs. D.H. Harmon and Mrs. J.W. Hager of this place were the guests of Mrs. J.A. Varney of Thomas Circle last Saturday and were served with a nice chicken dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Stone and children of Blair were the guests of Mr. Stone’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Stone, at this place last Sunday.
Mrs. Hattie Varney and daughter Nellie and Mrs. Etta Thomas and daughter Hazel, all of Thomas Circle, were callers in Banco last Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Lucas were calling on Mrs. D.H. Harmon last Saturday.
Good luck to The Banner.
Appalachia, B.R. Lucas, Banco, Banco School, Basil Duty, Big Creek, Big Ugly Creek, Braxton County, Charles C. Varney, Charles Duty, Charlotte Chapman, Elm Street, Estep, Frank Chapman, Fred Woolum, Freddie Lucas, genealogy, H.F. Lucas, history, J.A. Stone, J.B. Lucas, Jesse Justice, Johnnie Hager, L.A. Ellis, Lizzie Perdue, Logan, Logan Banner, Logan County, Louise Perdue, Madeline Varney, Marea Lucas, Martinsburg, Mary Thomas, Mattie Varney, Millie Lancaster, Needmore, Okey Justice, Ollie Varney, Pumpkin Center, Robert Baisden, Shegon, Spring Dale, Sutton, teacher, West Hamlin, West Virginia, Whitman
An unknown correspondent from Banco on Big Creek in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on June 4, 1926:
Here we are back again into our friendly circle, The Banner family, with a few items from the progressive little town of Banco.
Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Stone and Mrs. Lizzie Perdue and daughter, Louise, of Banco motored to West Hamlin last Sunday and all reported a very enjoyable day.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baisden and children of Needmore were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Duty of Spring Dale last Tuesday.
B.R. Lucas and son Freddie of this place attended church at Big Creek last night.
Mrs. Charles C. Varney and daughter Madeline were the all day guests of Mrs. J.B. Lucas at Pumpkin Center last Wednesday.
Miss Charlotte Chapman of Estep was a business caller in Banco last week.
Wonder who the girl was at Big Creek last week that laid her arm around a Banco Boy’s neck for a strawberry?
Miss Marea Lucas was calling on Misses Mattie and Ollie Varney last Sunday afternoon.
Wonder how Basil Duty would like another trip to Big Ugly? Why not call a taxi next time, Basil?
Okey Justice of Whitman was calling on homefolks on Elm street last Sunday.
Wonder if Frank Chapman and Jesse Justice are having much success at Spring Dale? We wish them the best of luck. Be careful boys and don’t go any farther than the mill.
We saw in last week’s letter from Shegon an item which read like this: “Fred Woolum sure does look sweet in his new straw stack.” We have a boy in our town whose name is Fred Woolum and he also has a new straw stack. Just ask the girls of Sutton. They will tell the rest.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Hager of this place was a business caller in Big Creek last week.
Miss Millie Lancaster, teacher of the Banco school left for her home in Martinsburg, W.Va., last week. She will be missed by her many friends.
Mrs. L.A. Ellis of Needmore is visiting friends and relatives in Logan this week.
H.F. Lucas and father motored to Big Creek last Sunday.
Miss Mary Thomas of Estep was a caller in Banco last Tuesday night.
“Just a little sympathy for a boy whom we know well
Who met a girl at church in the Sunny Dell
And in the parlor when the lights were burning low,
A girl who left for Braxton county some little time ago.”
Success to The Banner readers.
Annie Dingess, Appalachia, Big Creek, Blanche Spry, Caroline Brumfield, Cat Adkins, Charleston, Columbus, Cora Adkins, Ed Brumfield, Ethel Brumfield, Fisher B. Adkins, Fred Shelton, genealogy, H.R. Adkins, Harts, Hendricks Brumfield, Herb Adkins, history, Howard Stone, Huntington, Inez Adkins, Jessie Brumfield, John McEldowney, Lincoln County, Logan, Logan Banner, Nye Rooper, Ohio, Pauline Scites, St. Albans, Sylvia Cyfers, Verna Johnson, Vesta Cyfers, West Virginia
An unknown correspondent from Harts in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on August 5, 1927:
Hurrah! Here comes Harts again!
H.R. Adkins was transacting business in Logan, Monday.
Miss Cora Adkins of Huntington spent the weekend with home folks here.
Cheer up, boys. The flapper from Big Creek will come again.
Mrs. Verna Johnson of Columbus, Ohio, was the guest of her mother, Mrs. Chas. Brumfield, here over Saturday and Sunday.
Howard Stone of Huntington was calling on friends in Harts, Friday.
F.B. Adkins was looking after business matters in Huntington, Saturday.
Miss Pauline Scites of Huntington was calling on Mrs. Jessie Brumfield here Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John McEldowney and children of Charleston are here visiting friends at present.
Miss Ethel Brumfield was the guest of Mrs. Robert Dingess at Logan last Saturday.
Mrs. Jessie Brumfield and Pauline Scites and Fred Shelton were calling on Miss Sylvia and Vesta Cyfers at Gill Sunday and were accompanied by Nye Rooper of St. Albans.
George Midkiff is our new operator here this week.
Jack Marcum of Hamlin was in town Sunday.
Daily Happenings: Fred in his new car; Inez in her sleeveless dress; Catherine and her pipe; Herb and his bill book; Hendrix and his mail; Clara crying; Blanche flirting; Jessie and Pauline in Bessie’s fine new Oakland coach; Ed with his tax books.
Dear old Banner, goodbye, see you some time again.
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The following deed index is based on Deed Book 57 at the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office in Hamlin, WV, and relates to residents of the Harts Creek community. These notes are meant to serve as a reference to Deed Book 57. Researchers who desire the most accurate version of this material are urged to consult the actual record book.
Charles and Caroline Brumfield to Paris and Vira Brumfield 70 acres Guyan River land for $750 references Little Harts Creek and River Road, left hand of Short Bend, coal bank, Ike Fry Branch 25 October 1910 p. 74-76
John C. Farley to Grant Farley 55 acres on Fourteen Mile Creek references Short Bend Branch of Fourteen 12 September 1902 Jefferson Lucas, NP p. 94-95
Mary Clark Burks, executrix to Gordon Fry 90 acres Big Ugly Creek references Laurel Fork of Big Ugly Paid $1 17 June 1908 p. 196-198
Lida Evaline Dingess to Charley Curry 45 acres Big Harts Creek references below Charley Curry house Paid $200 19 June 1908 Charles Adkins, JP p. 246-247
W.S. and Julia Lambert to Minnie Lambert 40 acres Greenshoal Creek references the garden 3 December 1910 Jerry Lambert, NP p. 335-336
Allen and Josephine Robinson to Hiram Lambert 30 acres Big Harts Creek references Anthony Tombourlin and Wash Dempsey 14 May 1907 Charles Adkins, JP p. 392-393
Wash and Emmarine Dempsey, Sr. and Barbary Dempsey to Risba Lambert 30 acres Big Harts Creek references Wash Dempsey, Jr., mouth of Big Branch, L.C. Browning Paid $200 25 February 1905 Charles Adkins, JP p. 394-395
L.C. Browning to Bertha Browning et al. 100 acres Big Harts Creek references Big Branch, Jacob Adkins, Isaiah Adkins 18 May 1908 p. 396-397
Note: I copied all of these deeds.
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The following deed index is based on Deed Book 50 at the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office in Hamlin, WV, and relates to residents of the Harts Creek community. These notes are meant to serve as a reference to Deed Book 50. Researchers who desire the most accurate version of this material are urged to consult the actual record book.
James and Sidney J. Brumfield to Olga Brumfield land for $245 30 June 1909 p. 46-47
L.C. and Rhoda Gartin to William Adkins 32 acres Dry Branch 2 June 1893 Elias Vance, JP p. 58-59
Caroline and Charles Brumfield to William Workman 50 acres Forks of Ike Fry Branch for $180 28 July 1904 Isaac Fry, JP p. 100-101
Allen and Hollena Brumfield to William Workman 195 acres Brown’s Branch for $200 26 June 1900 Isaac Fry, JP p. 101-102
W.L. Ferguson, Trustee of George W. Dillon (bankrupt), to William Workman and Rachel Spry 7 acres Mouth of Bridge Branch 18 November 1907 p. 103-104
Charles and Caroline Brumfield to William Workman and Rachel Spry 10 acres at Mouth of Little Harts Creek for $175 16 September 1909
Calls of Land Allotted to Rachel Spry from the Paris Brumfield Estate (Lot 7) 80 acres below Little Hart p. 106
Allen and Hollena Brumfield to Sarah Mullins and Mary A. Vance 25 acres Bridge Branch for $12 24 December 1903 p. 108-109
Charles Brumfield to Caroline Brumfield Three Tracts on Ike Fry Branch 07 August 1894 p. 111-112
Hollena and Wesley Ferguson, Ward Brumfield, Hendrix and Georgia Brumfield, to Charlie Brumfield 100 acres Guyan River 20 March 1907 Charles Adkins, JP p. 113-114
David and Alice Dingess to Caroline Brumfield 50 acres on Lower Branch of Little Harts Creek for $200 02 January 1909 Charles Adkins, JP p. 114-115
Walton and Daisy Brumfield to L.C. Denison 156, 59, 72 acres on Big and Shingle Branches of Big Ugly Creek 18 July 1908 p. 292-294
Enos and Lettice M. Adkins to Martha J. Dial 93 acres East Fork of Big Harts Creek for $250 12 June 1893 Elias Vance, JP p. 308-309
Note: I copied all of these deeds.
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