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Shenandoah County (Va.)--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Shenandoah Co. Va., Beckford Parish Overseers of the Poor Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ac16
Scope and Contents

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

Shenandoah County, Va. Land Tax Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV T6-MsV T7
Scope and Contents

Tax books, 1835-1836, of Daniel Stickley, Commissioner of Revenue, Shenandoah County, Virginiaa. for taxes on land.

Shenandoah County, Virginia Sheriff's Execution Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Lev16 Oversize
Scope and Contents

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.

Daniel Stickley Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad162-172
Scope and Contents

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.

Daniel Stickley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 St5
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1829-1912, including documents concerning the estates of David Stickley, John Cooley, Jacob Sonner, J. Funk, Henry R. Browning and William McCord which were handled by Col. Daniel Stickley.

Strasburg (Va.) Tanner's Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ata7
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1862-1863, of an unidentified tanner of Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia.

John Swartz Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00875
Scope and Contents Account book, 1831-1837 and 1844 of the brothers, John Swartz, Jr., Christian Swartz and Jacob Swartz of Shenandoah, Virginia. Most of the entries are accounts with customers for making or mending shoes, but it has other entries like wages for 'trashing wheat' and 'hauling wood' interspersed throughout the volume. Only one of the entries is for 1844. An entry on the inside cover reads "(?) Swartz his account book" and the name John Swartz is mentioned frequently. Names of other...

Teawalt Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ami T1
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1852-1857, of [?] Teawalt, Cedar Point [Mill], containing accounts for wool carding and dyeing.  Per 1850 census, many customers from Shenandoah County, Virginia.

Joseph H. Tisinger Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00134
Scope and Contents

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.

Town and Cross Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ape1
Scope and Contents

Record, 1885-1891, of mail received and sent for Town and Cross [a periodical in the Shenandoah Valley ?]

Valley Mills Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Alu6
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1853-1899, for lumber cut at Valley Mills, Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Va. including accounts of Daniel Stickley and family for corn and pork.

Will Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.113a
Scope and Contents Letters and papers of Cornelia F. Will and husband, Philip Will, of Toms Brook, Virginia. Toms Brook is a part of Shenandoah County. Correspondence takes place between 1857-1902. Family members settled throughout West Virginia, Ohio, Wyoming, and California. Prominent correspondents are from children, Edward A. Will, W. B. Will (“Bill”), Sam Will, Joseph Will, and Emma E. Will. There are also letters from her daughter-in-laws, Effa and Maggie. Locations of her...

William Fravel Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap14
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1849-1875, of William Fravel, Shenandoah County, Va. which includes a remedy for "itch."

William O. Towns Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01260
Scope and Contents

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.

Wissler-Mayer Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.223
Scope and Contents

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.

For a more detailed description see finding aid link below.