Dates: 1783-1854

Collection Number:  MS 39

Extent: 1 folder; 5 p.

Biographical/Historical Information: The Wiant family of Albemarle County, Va. began with John Weygandt [Wiant] who emigrated to Albemarle County, Va. from Germany around 1776. He and his wife Mary had 8 children, 5 of whom later pioneered in Champaign County, OH.

Scope and Content:  This collection contains photocopies of 4 pages of the Wiant Family Bible Records, 1783-1854, plus a handwritten note: "Wiant Family Records from their Bible. This was given to Dabney Wiant of West Columbia, Sc. Their old family home was called "Pleasant Retreat" near White Hall [Albemarle County, Virginia]. His mother lives in Charlottesville."


Related Collection: 

Correspondence Concerning the Burfoot & Wiant Families [MS 18]