Shenandoah County (Va.)--History--19th century
Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:
Multiple copies: microfilm and original of Journal of the overseers of the poor of Beckford Parish in Shenandoah Co., Va. which contains accounts (1799-1807).
Beckford Parish Journal of the Overseers of the Poor of Beckford Parish, Shenandoah County, VA 1799-1807 is available on 1 reels of microfilm in Swem Library’s microforms area call number HV98 .V8 J68
Execution book, 1822-1826, of the sheriff of Shenandoah County, Virginiaa.] which concerns judgements of the court concerning money and their implementation. The volume was also used as a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, color cartoons, advertisements, prints, and religious cards.
Concern farm labor and accounts as an administrator, executor (either by himself or in conjunction with others) or guardian of others which include members of the Stickley family. The volumes have unusual covers of patterned paper, and marbled paper. One cover is another book, "A Course of Book-keeping" used by William S. Newett, Pleasant Green Schoolhouse, Shenandoah County, Va. and one bears a label, Regensburg, Germany.
Ledger, 1891-1909, of Joseph H. Tisinger of Shenandoah County, Virginia. He seems to have owned some sort of store, as there are entries for various meats as well as wood. However, it also seems as though Tisinger was involved in some baking activities, as there are lines that detail payment of taxes.
Ledger of a blacksmith from Mount Olive, Shenandoah County, Virginia, 1860-1870, recording accounts with customers for such services as shoeing horses, repairing shears and wagons, etc.
The name 'William O. Towns' is written several times in the front and back cover of the volume, suggesting that he may have been the one who kept the ledger.
Names of customers are indexed in the back.
Papers, circa 1830s-1950s, of the Wissler, Mayer, and Erb families of Grottoes and Columbia Furnace, Virginia, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Included are photographs, an autograph album, a manuscript cookbook, receipts, two ledgers, a Bible and hymn book, a Wissler family record for the descendants of William Franklin Wissler and Elizabeth Mayer (m. 1890), and correspondence.
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