Surname Files

As part of its archival holdings, the Museum has a number of surname files that contain genealogical information about Shepherdstown families. Because the files we list vary in size, we recommend that you request a brief description of the file you are interested in before visiting.

Adams
Adkins
Ahalt
Aikens
Albertson
Alexander
Alford
Aliveto
Allen
Alwin
Ambrose
Anthony
Arthur
Arvin
Apsche
Athey
Austin

Back-Watson
Badeaux
Baker
Baluch
Banjoman
Banks
Barb
Barbour
Barefoot
Barlow
Barney
Barnhart
Barrick
Barron
Barrow
Bartgis
Bartles
Battista
Beaumont
Bean
Beckett
Bedinger
Bell
Bellamy
Beltz (see Fulk folder)
Beltzhoover
Bender
Benedict
Benjamin
Benner
Berrier
Berry
Best
Biddinger/Budinger
Billmyer
Bisher
Black
Blackburn
Blackford
Blaylock
Blevins
Blickenstaff-Kitts
Bloom
Blostone
Blue
Bly
Boardman
Bodola
Bohrer
Boone
Booth
Borden
Bosley
Boteler
Botic
Bowers
Bowyer
Boyer
Boyle
Brackett
Braddock
Bradley
Brady
Braithwaite
Brannan
Branson
Brant
Brashear
Bray
Brennan
Brenner
Brooks
Brown
Browning (see Johnson)
Bryan
Bryant
Bucci
Buckles
Buckner
Buckwalter
Buracker
Burkette
Burlin
Burton
Burwell
Bury
Busey
Butler
Butterfield
Butts
Byers
Byron

Calhoun
Cameron
Camilletti
Campbell
Campolieto
Carpenter
Carper
Carr
Carroll
Carter
Caseley
Catrow
Causer
Cavalier
Chamblin
Chapline
Chapman
Chicchirichi
Chofnas
Christman
Church
Clark
Clatterbuck
Cleaver
Clevenger
Cline
Coffey
Coffield
Coffinberger
Coffman
Cohen
Colbert
Cole
Collins
Colwell
Conard
Conley
Conner
Cook
Cookus
Cooper
Corliss
Cortney/Courtney
Coulter
Crane
Craun
Creamer
Crider
Crockett
Cross
Crowley
Crum
Cushing
Custer
Cuthrell

Dahlin
Dailey
Dandridge
Darlington
Davis
Day
Deaner
DeBerry
DeBiasi
Decker
Del Gallo
Devonshire
Dewease
Didden
Dillard
Dillow
Dodson
Domenico
Donivan
Donley
D’Onofrio
Dopson
Doss
Dove
Dovier
Drechsler
Drennen
Driscoll
Drish
Duke
Dunlevy
Dunmore
Dunn
Dyche

Earle
Earp
Eary
Eaton
Edelen
Edge
Egan
Egle
Eisenhart
Eldridge
Elliott
Ellis
Ellison
Engle
Englebright
Entler
Eros
Etchison
Everhart
Eye

Faeser/Feiser
Faulkner
Fauble
Fayman
Feaster
Feliciano
Fellers
Feltner
Filon
Fincham
Fisher
Fischer
Flaherty
Forkey
Forman/Foreman
Forney
Foutz
Fowler
Fraley
Frank
Frazier
Freitag
French
Freund
Friel
Fry
Frye
Fulk
Fuss

Galperin
Gamble
Gareis
Gay
Gaylin
Gibson
Gifft
Glendenning
Glenn
Goforth
Goldsborough/Leeland
Goode
Goodrich
Gossard
Graf
Grantham
Grashoff
Graves
Gray
Green
Gregory
Greist
Griffith
Grissinger
Grove
Groves
Grubb
Gruber
Guice
Gustines
Guy

Hafer
Hahn
Hall
Hallida/Osbourn
Halverson
Hammann
Hammond
Hamtramck (see also Selby)
Hanak
Hancock
Hansbury
Hansell/Hansall
Harding
Hardy
Harrell
Harris
Hart
Hartlove
Hartzell
Hastry
Hawkins
Hawn
Healey
Heck
Hedges
Heffle
Heflebower
Hellyer
Hendricks
Hendry
Henry
Hensel
Herrera
Herridge
Hicks
Hight, Hite, Hoydt
Higham
Higman
Hill
Hinzman
Hitt
Hockman
Hoffman
Hoffmaster
Holben
Holler
Hollis
Holmes
Hood
Horn
Horner
Hosby
Hostler
Hough
Householder
Hoxton
Huber
Huff (see also Turner/Huff folder)
Hughes
Hulse
Hunter (see Turner/Hunter folder)
Hutzler

Ingram

Jackson
James
Jamison
Janssen
Jaranko
Jenkins
Johnson
Johnston
Jones
Jones (see also Forman/Foreman folder)
Jorgensen

Kamer
Kane
Kartley
Kave
Kazmierczak
Kearney
Kearns
Kearsley
Keating (see Johnson)
Keebler
Keefer
Kees
Kelch
Kelsey
Kemnitzer
Kemp
Kendrick
Kepple
Kerr
Kesecker
Kessel
Kidder
Kidwiler
Kilmer
King
Kinser
Kinyon
Kisner
Kitchen
Koonce/Koonse
Kozak
Knighten
Knode
Knott (see also Cross)
Knouse
Kretzer
Krogstad

Lamp
Landers
Landrum
LaPorte
Largent
Larsen
Lauffer
Laurenson
Lawhorn
Lawson
Lear
Leasure
Leblanc
Lee
Leeland (See Goldsborough folder)
Legge
Lehman
Lemaster
Lemen
Leonard
Lesh
Lewis
Licklider
Lietz
Link
Lloyd
Locke
Loeffler
Logan
Long
Loughry
Lowe
Lucas
Luna
Lynch
Lynna

MacNichols
Maddex
Maddex (see also Schell folder)
Magaha
Maher
Maigret
Majkowski
Manspile
Manzuk
Marken
Marrone
Marsh
Marshall
Martin
Martineau
Masemer
Mason
Massero
Mastrangelo
Matson
Matthews
Mauch/Muck/Mauck
Maupin
May
Mayer
McCann
McCoy
McDaniel
McDonald
McElhaney
McFetridge/Wanger
McInnes
McKee
McKevitte(e) – See Chapline
McKowen
McMahan
McMillan
McNeal
McQuilkin/Rush
McSwain
Meadows
Mello
Mercer
Merchant
Meyer
Migliorise
Mihalik
Miles
Miller
Miller-Coulter
Mills
Moler
Monroe
Moore
Morgan
Morotti
Morris
Morrison
Morrow
Mudge
Mullins
Mumaw
Murphy
Myers (see Rush/Myers folder)

Napoli
Neal
Needy
Nichols
Niederhauser
Neidringhaus
Northrop

Offutt
Olcott
O’Neill
Oravec
Orr
Orsini
Osbourn (see Hallida/Osbourn folder)
Ottley
Overholt

Padgett
Painter
Pantle
Pardue
Park
Parmesano
Patterson
Pellish
Pendleton
Pennington
Pentony
Perry
Petefish
Peterson
Pettijohn
Piercy
Pittsnogle
Pitzer
Plata
Plumlee
Poisal
Popkins
Potter
Potts
Prather
Pratt
Price
Printz
Pritchard
Proudman

Quinn

Raczkowski
Ramsay
Rao
Raphael
Raubertas
Rawlings
Redden
Reed
Reinhart
Reisbig
Renaud
Rexroad
Reynolds
Rice
Rickard
Ridgway
Riffey
Riner
Rizzo
Roberts
Robertson
Robinson
Rockenbaugh
Rockey
Rogers
Rogers (see also Schell folder)
Roman
Romano
Ronemous
Rooney
Rose
Ross
Rude
Rumsey
Rush
Rush (see also McQuilkin/Rush folder)
Rush/Myers
Rushizky
Rust (see Turner/Rust folder)
Rutherford

Sadeghzadeh
Sager
Salins
Sarra
Sarring
Savage
Sawyer
Saylor
Schell (Waldeck, Maddex, Rogers)
Schindler
Schley
Schubel
Schultz
Schwartz
Scott
Seal
Selby
Severson
Shade
Shaffer
Shaw
Sheely
Sheetz
Shenton
Shepherd
Shiben
Shipe
Shipley
Shirley
Show
Shultz
Siler
Silveous
Simmons
Simpson
Sims
Singer
Sisk
Skinner
Sletten
Sloate
Slusher
Small
Smallwood
Smelser
Smith
Snipes
Snyder
Sperow
Spickler
Staley
Standford
Stanley
Starkey
Starliper
Staro
Staubs
Stenger
Steuer
Stewart
Stickley
Stine
Streets
Stride
Strite
Strode
Stubblefield
Stull
Stum
Sturm
Sullivan
Sundback
Super
Sussholz
Swearingen
Swift
Swope

Tabb
Tabler
Talago
Tarman
Tarmon
Taylor
Tchakirides
Tennant
Teresa
Tatcher
Theriault
Thomas
Thompson
Thornburg/Thornburgh/Thornberry
Tolbert
Torrence
Towner
Trail
Tremba
Tribby
Turner
Turner/Huff
Turner/Hunter
Turner/Rust
Tutwiler

Underwood
Unger
Unseld

Van Kirk
Van Meter/Van Metre
Van Meteren
Vanorsdale
Van Tol
Various (includes many surnames)
Vaughn
Verduci
Via
Vickers
Viger
VonBaumann

Wabniz
Wachtel
Wagner
Waldeck (see also Schell folder)
Walker
Walper
Wanger (see McFetridge/Wanger folder)
Ware
Warren
Washington
Watson
Wayt
Wean
Webb
Webber
Webster
Weis
Welcome
Weller
Welshans
Wendel
Wenner
Whalen
Wheeler
Whipple
Whirley
White
Whitlock
Whitmer
Whitmore
Whittington
Wigren
Wilcox
Wilkins
Willard
Williams
Williamson
Willingham
Willis
Wilson
Wilt
Wiltshire
Winfrey
Winkel
Winstead
Winston
Wisniewski
Wolford
Womack
Wright
Writt
Wyand
Wysong

Weigel
Wilt

Yates
Yeasley
Yontz
Young

Zahniser
Zimmerman
Zombro