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Here are a few dates to remember when you're searching for your ancestors:

- Ohio became a state in 1803.

- Monroe County was established in 1815.                (It was created from Belmont, Guernsey & Washington counties.)

- Noble County was established in 1851.                    (It was created from Guernsey, Morgan, Monroe, &                   Washington counties.)

- West Virginia became a state on June 20, 1863.    (It seceded from Virginia during the Civil War & joined the       Union.)

Knowing these tidbits could affect where and how you find information. 

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A number of Monroe County ancestors were Quakers who immigrated from Virginia & Pennsylvania when the Northwest Territory was opened for settlement.  Most were affiliated with the Belmont County Meetings before Monroe County was established in 1815.

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