More than 5,000 people turned out for the last hanging in Huntington. Allan Harrison was executed November 21, 1892 in Ritter Park. The crowd was
Title: Thomas Hannan Inscription: Born 1755, died 1835. Soldier in the Revolution and the first white settler in Cabell County. Blazed trace from Saint Albans to Chillicothe
Today I decided to do a little local genealogical research and made a trip to Cabell County Library. This blog is not really about genealogy.
The Beckley area papers for this time period are not online and the Charleston paper that is online was not kind enough to have an