Martins Ferry

Martins Ferry,

city (1990 pop. 7,990), Belmont co., E Ohio, on the Ohio River opposite Wheeling, W.Va.; settled 1780, inc. as a city 1885. It was formerly an industrial coal-mining and steel-manufacturing city. The novelist William Dean HowellsHowells, William Dean,
1837–1920, American novelist, critic, and editor, b. Martins Ferry, Ohio. Both in his own novels and in his critical writing, Howells was a champion of realism in American literature.
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 was born in Martins Ferry. In Walnut Grove Cemetery are the graves of Elizabeth (Betty) and Ebenezer ZaneZane, Ebenezer,
1747–1811, American pioneer and land speculator, b. near what is now Moorefield, W.Va. (then Virginia). With his brothers Silas and Jonathan, he went west in 1769 and established the settlement at Wheeling, of which he became the leader.
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Headquartered in Martins Ferry, Ohio, United Bancorp Inc had total assets of USD648.6m as of June 30, 2019.
Born and raised in Martins Ferry, Ohio, a coal and steel town on the Ohio River, Wright was not your standard-issue product of impoverished, blue-collar America.
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These coal miners, small farmers, housewives, and factory hands were "outsiders" largely because they lacked access to society's "ruling" circle of power and to the pen that wrote its "history." Growing up in the mill and factory town of Martins Ferry, Ohio, Wright, of course, experienced first-hand the hard life of America's working poor.
The coils all look the same and they're all moving," says Bob Vogel, plant manager at the galvanizing facility in Martins Ferry, Ohio.
Wright, born in Martins Ferry, Ohio, was educated at Kenyon College, the University of Vienna, and the University of Washington.
(NASDAQ: UBCP), headquartered in Martins Ferry, Ohio, has reported diluted earnings per share of USD0.57 and net income of USD3.260m for the six months ended June 30, 2019, as compared to USD0.46 and USD2.360m, respectively, for the corresponding six month period in 2018.
United Bancorp is headquartered in Martins Ferry, Ohio.