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.
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
Title: William H. Powell Inscription: Born 1825 in Wales, he emigrated to U.S. as a child and was working in iron industry when war erupted. Commissioned captain