West Virginia JEWISH SETTLEMENTS BY YEAR     

 

First Jewish Settlers

Location & County

First Jewish Organization

1843

Wheeling (Ohio)

1849 Cemetery & Synagogue

1850's  

Charleston (Kanawha) 

1873 Synagogue

1850's 

Parkersburg (Wood)

1869 Young Menís Hebrew Assoc.

1870 

Martinsburg (Berkeley)

1912 Synagogue

1872  

Huntington (Cabell) 

1880 Synagogue

1880

Bluefield (Mercer)

1902 Synagogue

1890's

Williamson (Mingo) 

1916 Synagogue

1895    

Mount Hope (Fayette)

No organized Jewish Community

1898 

Morgantown (Monongalia) 

1919 Synagogue

1899

Fairmont (Marion)  

1912 Religious School

1900's

Logan (Logan)

1922 Synagogue

1900

Keystone (McDowell) 

1904 Synagogue

1901

Oak Hill (Fayette)

No organized Jewish Community

1903

Clarksburg (Harrison) 

1913 Bínai Bírith Lodge

1903

Piedmont (Mineral)

No organized Jewish Community

1909    

Weirton (Hancock)  

1916 Synagogue

1911

Beckley (Raleigh) 

1901 Fraternal Lodge

1914 (pre) 

Kimball (McDowell) 

1914 Synagogue

1914

Welch (McDowell) 

1920's Synagogue

 

 

 

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