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Henkel Plains Mill Store Daybook

Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2007.113

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Scope and Contents

Daybook, 1835-1849, kept by Siram Peter Henkel for Solomon Henkel at Plains Mill Store, Rockingham County, Va. Includes records of purchases,  and records of farm workers, their tasks and their reasons for missing work. Also includes Henkel's  purchases for himself and his family.


  • Creation: 1835-1849
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1835-1849


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Biographical Information:

Siram Peter Henkel was the son of Dr. Solomon Henkel (1777-1847) and Rebecca Miller and the brother of Dr. Samuel Godfrey, Solomon D., Dr. Solon Paul Charles and Dr. Silon A. Henkel.

Siram Peter Henkel (1809-1879) married June 30, 1835 to Margaret Koiner (1820-1899) had 12 children at Plains Mill, Rockingham County.

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Related Materials:

See Henkel Family Papers ( Mss. 39.1 H38)

Physical Description

1 volume

Guide to the Henkel Plains Mill Store Daybook
Finding Aid Authors: Susan A. Riggs.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository