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Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~1901 By William T. Price Among the prosperous citizens of Pocahontas County in its early development, Christopher Herold deserves recognition of a special character. He was of pure German parentage –...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price BIOGRAPHIC WILLIAM AULDRIDGE William Auldridge, Senior, the ancestor and founder of the family relationship of that name in our county, was a native of England. His mother,...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

HILLSBORO COMMUNITY History of Pocahontas County ~ 1981 Hillsboro, located in a rich and beautiful upland valley, is named for Richard Hill, the pioneer from North Carolina, who built his home on a good farm in...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price BIOGRAPHIC JOSEPH BROWN The Brown relationship trace their ancestry to Joseph Brown, whose wife was Hannah M’Afferty. They lived a few years in Bath County, on the...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

We had a request for a copy of the following article from the August 17, 1905 edition of The Pocahontas Times. This story has been told and retold through the years, so we offer...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price The sketches which are embodied in this work have appeared in The Pocahontas Times, and have thus been scanned by the person interested, and an...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price The first newspaper to be published in his county was the Pocahontas Times, founded in 1882 at Huntersville, and later Marlinton, and ceased to be...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price It may not be inappropriate at this time to embody some facts concerning the development of the county in the last decade of the 19th...