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1773

Edward Dulin was the first white settler in New Martinsville

Other events that happened on or around 1773

Oct 07, 1776

The General Assembly created three new counties, Monongalia, Ohio and Yohogania from West Augusta

1788

Reader, Wetzel County, was settled

Other events that happened on or around 1788

1790

John Wyatt settles Pine Grove

Other events that happened on or around 1790

1796

William Ice and Aiden Bales pioneered Grant District, Wetzel County

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1797

The William Little family settled Littleton

Other events that happened on or around 1797

1814

Tyler County was created

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Jan 10, 1846

Wetzel County was formed from Tyler County

1886

The drilling of the first gas well in Hundred

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1988

The hydroelectric facility at Hannibal locks and dam was completed

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2000

Wetzel County had a population of 17,693

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