Go to these sites: www.familysearch.com www.rootsweb.com use the different sites in genforum for not only the surnames (last names) but also for the locations, towns and counties especially. get as much info from family members as you can, check any old family papers and bibles. Keep in mind that "facts" on familysearch can be wrong or guessed at by well meaning people. so family papers and bibles are really helpful. Greenbriar co WV's list is: WVGreenbemail@example.com for a starter. WVMonroefirstname.lastname@example.org is for Monroe Co., which has a infamous town, lately, Martha Stewart was there. Yes, it was named for/by a member of the Alderson family from which you descend. Good luck, Need more help, go to Lewisburg, WV it is the county seat for Greenbrier Co., WV. Greenbrier is correct, not Greenbriar, e not a. I think.