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Virginia -- Genealogy -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Triplett O'Ferrall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0086
Abstract

The Charles Triplett O’Ferrall Papers, 1870-1893, consist of 273 items in a ½ Hollinger box and one item in one flat box (.209 linear feet) of correspondence to O’Ferrall when he resided in Harrisonburg, Virginia, as well as a small amount of assorted legal, financial, and miscellaneous documents which are apparently unconnected with O'Ferrall or his family, but do illustrate some common financial and legal practices of the day.

Dates: 1870-1893

Garber and Logan family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0315
Abstract

The Garber and Logan Family Papers, 1846-1949, comprise personal receipts of Joseph Garber, genealogy of the Garber Family, and photographs likely taken by John and Emma Logan.

Dates: 1846-1949

George W. Kemper Jr. Medical Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0148
Abstract

The George W. Kemper Jr. Medical Ledger, 1857-1892 [bulk 1861-1868], consists of one large ledger, handwritten by Kemper, including dated entries of names, amounts owed, and occasional notes beneath the names.

Dates: 1857-1892; Majority of material found within 1861-1868

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0117
Abstract

This collection consists of approximately 1,700 items, in six boxes and one flat folder, and covers the dates 1740-1950. The collection is comprised of a very wide variety of legal, governmental, business, school, and church records, as well as personal papers, all primarily from the Central Shenandoah Valley (Rockingham, Shenandoah, Augusta, and Page counties). Most are originals, but some facsimiles are included.

Dates: 1740-1950

John T. Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0089
Abstract

The John T. Harris Papers, 1771-1937 (bulk 1850-1900), consist of a large number of personal and political documents relevant to the life and career of John T. Harris. The bulk of the collection is comprised of letters of John T. Harris and his family, and of Peyton Randolph and his family. Several letters discuss Southern secession and the American Civil War. Also included are Randolph family letters, James Clarkson Papers, Civil War documents and Harris genealogy.

Dates: 1771-1937; Majority of material found within 1850-1900

Manley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0085
Abstract

The Manley Family Papers, 1707-1953, consist of various documents pertaining to the Manley family's personal, genealogical, and business activities, covering several Virginia and West Virginia counties. Included in the collection are letters written by family members and an assortment of legal papers detailing taxes and land deeds.

Dates: 1707-1953

Margaret Reed Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0093
Abstract

The collection consists of three items: a letter from Charles T. O'Ferrall to Mayme Clarke Robinson concerning the family history; a transcript of the aforesaid letter typed by Isabelle Robinson Reed, the daughter of Mayme Clarke Robinson; and a photo copy of Mayme Clarke Robinson's application to the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

Dates: 1902-1914

Marianne L. Garber Collection of Shenandoah Valley Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0138
Abstract

The Marianne L. Garber Collection of Shenandoah Valley Documents, 1780-1899, contains one journal written by William Mathias Harner from 1847-1861, eight legal and business documents dating from 1815- 1899, and ten land deeds and indentures dating from 1780-1887.

Dates: 1780-1899

Mary A. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0152
Abstract

This collection documents the life and activities of members of the Thompson family of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia, particularly John W. Thompson and his wife Elizabeth F. Thompson, and also contains items relating to the Mt. Zion Church of the Brethren in Dayton, Virginia.

Dates: 1893-1974

Mr. and Mrs. James Hoover Collection of Strickler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0098
Abstract

This collection deals mainly with the Strickler family of Massanutten, Egypt Bend, and Luray, Virginia, along with a few other related families.

Dates: 1776-1963

New Market Poll Books

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0109
Abstract

Shenandoah County poll books dating to the 1870s.

Dates: 1873-1879

Saufley family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0316
Abstract

The Saufley Family Photographs, 1880-1903, contain sixty-six photographs of various members and in-laws of the Saufley family. Many members of Saufley, VanLear, Showalter, and Hooke families and their friends are documented.

Dates: 1880-1903

Sheetz and Dellinger family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0317
Abstract

The Sheetz and Dellinger Family Papers, 1870s-1950s, comprises 92 photographs, two Edinburg High School diplomas, an assortment of school report cards and other papers, and various miscellaneous materials pertaining to James S. Sheetz, Frances Dellinger Sheetz, and their family and friends.

Dates: 1870-1950

Wampler Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0202
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, reports, photographs, business documents, financial statements, publications, and other documents that relate to the businesses of Charles Wampler Sr. (Wampler Feed and Seed Company) primarily and to a lesser degree his son, Charles Wampler Jr. (Wampler Food Incorporated). Correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection.

Dates: 1916-1972

Wampler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0150
Abstract

The Wampler Family Papers contain family items, legal and financial documents, and agricultural information related to the Wampler family in Dayton, Virginia.

Dates: 1798-1962