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Catalog Number HRHS-57
Collection Walter Eye Collection
Object Name Collection
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
A son of George A. and Hannah Sharader Eye, Walter Eye was born Sept 8, 1924, in Moyers, WV. Mr. Eye graduated from Franklin High School and received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Madison College. Mr. Eye was the first guidance counselor/director at Broadway High School. The donor, Pauline Simmons, is Mr. Eye's sister.

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
Genealogical research papers of Walter Eye of Rockingham Co., which includes photographs and published materials. This collection would be of interest to genealogists and historians looking at Pendleton County (Virginia and West Virginia) and Rockingham Co., Virginia history and families. The manuscripts listed in the collection are the original typed manuscripts of Mr. Eye.

COLLECTION INVENTORY:
Box 1:
Folder 1: Manuscript: History of Descendants of Christopher Crummett, 1980
Folder 2: Manuscript: History of Eckard Family of Pendleton Co., 1996
Folder 3: Manuscript: History of Descendants of John Michael Propst, 1983
Folder 4: Manuscript: History of Descendants of Sebastian Hoover, 1990
Folder 5: Manuscript: 1853-1899 Virginia Marriages
Folder 6: Manuscript: History of Mitchell Family of Pendleton Co., 1989
Folder 7: Manuscript: History of Descendants of John Michael Propst, 1983
Folder 8: Manuscript: History of Descendants of Zachariah Rexroad of Pendleton Co.
Folder 9: Manuscript: History of Descendants of Zachariah Rexrode (copy 2)


Box 2:
Folder 10: Manuscript: History of Descendants of Philip Waggy of Pendleton Co., 1992
Folder 11: Manuscript: History of Descendants of Patrick Sinnett of Pendleton and Ritchie Cos., 1981
Folder 12: Manuscript: History of Descendants Abraham Pitsenbarger of Pendleton Co.
Folder 13: Manuscript: Puffenbarger Additions and Corrections 1994
Folder 14: Manuscript: Sinnet Additions and Corrections 1994
Folder 15: Manuscript: Crummett Additions and Corrections, 1994
Folder 16: Manuscript: Hoover Additions and Corrections, 1994
Folder 17: Manuscript: Eye Additions and Corrections (no date)
Folder 18: Manuscript: Shrader Additions and Corrections, 1994
Folder 19: Manuscript: Puffenbarger Additions and Corrections, 1994
Folder 20: Manuscript: Mitchell Descendants of Pendleton Co., 1989
Manuscript: Christopher Eye Descendants of Pendleton Co., 1981
Manuscript: Pitsenbarger Additions and Corrections (2), 1994
Manuscript: Moyers Additions and Corrections, 1954
Manuscript: Simmons Additions and Corrections, 1994
Folder 21: Typed manuscript of records of Rockingham County from 1779
Folder 22: Purchase records for Mr. Eye's books
Folder 23-28: Correspondence and genealogy records used for research for books
Box 3:
Folders 29-35: Correspondence and genealogy records used for research for books
Box 4:
Folder 36:
-Booklet: St. John's Lutheran Church, Service of Dedication, Moyers, WV, 1953
-Handwritten records of St. John's Church, Moyers, WV
-Booklet: Faith Evangelical Lutheran church, Dedication Book, Franklin, WV
-Two communion certificates: Hannah Eye and Fannie Eye, 1949, from Muhlenberg Lutheran church
-Copy of the 1810 Pendleton County Census
-Handwritten register of Saint Michael's Church, 1807-1881
-History of Old Propst Church, Pendleton County, WV, 1973
-Marriages of Pendleton County, Virginia, 1788-1853
-List of 62nd and 31st Virginia Infantry
Folder 37:
-Booklets on Simmons family, 1986
-Booklet: The Family of Adam and Susan Kiser Waggy of Pendleton County, West Virginia, 1969
-Booklet: Descendants of Frederick Huffman
-Booklet: More Sweckers, A Supplement, 1990
Folder 38:
-Booklets on Sinnett, Shrader & Crummett families
-Booklet: Descendants of Michael Cowger and Catherine Eye, 2000



Box 5:
Folder 39: Book on Mitchell family
Folder 40: Book on Sebastian Hoover family
Folder 41: Identified family photos (list is in file)
Folder 42: Unidentified family photos and negatives

OV Folder:
Confirmation Certificates:
Fanny Eye, 1915
Dorothy Eye, 1921
Robert Eye, 1912
Harry Eye, 1909
Jesse Eye, 1907
Walter Eye, 1924
Hannah Shrader, 1899
Dorothy eye, 1921
Baptism Certificates:
Robert Eye, 1912
Pauline Eye, 1918
Walter Eye, 1924
Harry Eye, 1909
Tammy Eye, 1915
Stella Eye, 1905
1852 Deed for Letta and William Eye
1852 Indenture for Letta and William Eye


Genealogy Library:
Funeral pamphlets (possibility 200+)

Title Walter Eye Collection