Category Archives: US-WV-Nuzum

West Virginia has most of the Nuzums, who emigrated from France to Ireland in the late 1600’s, from Ireland to Delaware County, Pennsylvania in 1752, and moved on to Colfax, Marion County, West Virginia in 1802. Also some Steele’s, Stemples, and related families. Hackenbracht –> Harry –> Nuzum.

Thomas Nuzum 1706-1791

from: Birth: Sep. 29, 1706 County Wexford, Ireland Death: 1791[1] Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA THOMAS NUZUM was born at Co. Wexford, Ireland 29 September 1706; died at Nether Providence, Chester, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania before 28 July 1791 when … Continue reading

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Richard Nuzum 1734-1822

from Birth: Nov. 22, 1734 County Wexford, Ireland Death: Jul. 22, 1822 Colfax Marion County West Virginia, USA RICHARD NUZUM (Thomas) was born in Co. Wexford, Ireland 22 November 1734 possibly near Dublin; died at Colfax, Marion Co., Virginia … Continue reading

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Nuzum Family

Where’s the Love? Many in the Nuzum family were Huguenots— French Calvinists who emigrated to Ulster, Ireland in the late 1600’s. It seems that with the new zeal that came with Calvinism, a lot of people could have done a better job at … Continue reading

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Jacob Prickett

From— Captain Jacob Prickett was born in Wilmington, Delaware, in the year of 1722. He is said to have been 5’10,” and to have weighed about 180 pounds. Jacob had “stiff” black hair, and black eyes, and it is noted … Continue reading

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Prickett’s Fort

Here is the wiki on Prickett’s Fort:’s_Fort_State_Park Prickett’s Fort State Park is a 22-acre (8.9 ha) West Virginia state park north of Fairmont, near the confluence of Prickett’s Creek and the Monongahela River, and two miles from Interstate 79. The park features a reconstructed refuge fort and commemorates … Continue reading

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