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

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

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 children...

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.

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