Dates: 1783-1854

Collection Number:  MS 39

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: Wiant Family Bible Records, MS 39, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Gift, Dabney Wiant, West Columbia, South Carolina.

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

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, South Carlolina. Their old family home was called "Pleasant Retreat" near White Hall [Albemarle County, Virginia]. His mother lives in Charlottesville."

Family Names: Wiant family.


  • Bible Records
  • Wiant family

Record Types: Bible records.

Related Collections: Correspondence Concerning the Burfoot and Wiant Families, MS 18