Shenandoah County (Va.) -- History -- Sources
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
The Don C. Miller Collection of Pine Forge Ledger, 1785-1799, consists of one CD-ROM containing 230 digital images of one bound ledger, 12 inches tall by 7.5 inches wide, from the Pine Forge iron forge near New Market, Va.
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.
The Iron Foundry Ledger, 1797 - 1798, consists of one photocopied ledger from an iron foundry or related iron business, possibly Pine Forge, in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, with lists of items sold such as bar iron, provisions, sundries, and horse provender.
Two ledgers likely documenting a sawmill or lumber operation in western Virginia or Pendleton County, West Virginia. The surnames present in the ledgers also indicate a potential connection to Pennsylvania.
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.
This collection deals mainly with the Strickler family of Massanutten, Egypt Bend, and Luray, Virginia, along with a few other related families.
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.
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.
The Shenandoah County Mill Ledger, 1869-1944, consists of one disbound ledger holding approximately 100 numbered pages. Account entries list: commodity, purchaser, type, amount and price. Commodities mentioned include: seeds, corn meal, eggs, brooms, tubs, crockery, apples, cash, and shoes, among other items. Work for hire is also recorded.
This collection consists of ten business ledgers from 1894-1900 for L. M. Hisey & Co. and Wightman, Hisey & Co., stores in Edinburg and Woodstock, Virginia, that list accounts and document business transactions for farm related products and implements.