As a boy, John McCausland came to live with his relatives in Henderson (West) Virginia, just outside of Point Pleasant. That happened in 1843 when
In Mason County WV, along Rt 62, Just below the Mason County airport, there is a historical marker for John Hall. It notes: “Born 1805
Title: Mercer’s Bottom / Captain John Hereford Inscriptions are on both sides as follows: Mercer’s Bottom: This is part of the 16,000 acre tract surveyed by
While combing through old books in the genealogy room at the Point Pleasant library, I came across an old photo album containing news clippings that
I made my way over to the Point Pleasant branch of the Mason County (WV) Public Library to see what they have as far as
Title: Dr. Jesse Bennett Inscription: Grave and home (1/2 mile W.) of Dr. Jesse Bennett, whose Caesarean operation on his wife, 1794, was the first in America.