The Resource Item 1 is located in oversize, box 55 | Originals of items 5, 7-10, 14-15 are located in the Frederick County Court Records. Photocopies of these documents are included here

Item 1 is located in oversize, box 55 | Originals of items 5, 7-10, 14-15 are located in the Frederick County Court Records. Photocopies of these documents are included here

Label
1788-1888
Inclusive dates
1788-1888
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Frederick County, Virginia, papers, 1788-1888, collected by Joseph K. Ruebush (1878-1963) of Harrisonburg, Virginia, consisting of: abstracts, announcements, bonds, certificates, certificates of ordination, correspondence, decrees, deeds, judicial records, land grants, plats, receipts, reports, surveys, warrants, and wills mainly of the Evard and Clevenger families of Frederick County and Winchester, Virginia
  • Subjects covered by the collection are: freedmen, the Freedmen's Bureau, and Reconstruction in Alabama; the Church of Christ at Galilee and the clergy in Frederick County, Virginia; decedents' estates, land titles, local taxation, and slaves in Frederick County; Frederick County overseers of the poor and illegitimate children; and the history of Frederick County in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Also contains papers relating to the history of the following families: Browning, Clevenger, Evard, Gruber, McClay, Peters, Stephens, and Wilson
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Biographical or historical data
Joseph Kieffer Ruebush was born 26 October 1878 in Dayton, Rockingham County, Virginia. He attended Shenandoah College and Ohio State University's school of journalism. Ruebush operated the Ruebush-Kieffer press in Rockingham County for several years. As a historian, he wrote on Rockingham County and on the Shenandoah Valley. Ruebush served as one of the first trustees of the Rockingham County Public Library, on the Civil War Centennial Commission, and the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Roundtable. He was a founder of the Rockingham Historical Society. He married Nancy Byrd Rhodes (d. 1952). Ruebush died 25 July 1963 in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
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Form designation
Frederick County papers
Label
Item 1 is located in oversize, box 55 | Originals of items 5, 7-10, 14-15 are located in the Frederick County Court Records. Photocopies of these documents are included here
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi00561.xml
Note
  • Item 1 is located in oversize, box 55
  • Originals of items 5, 7-10, 14-15 are located in the Frederick County Court Records. Photocopies of these documents are included here
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Extent
51
Immediate source of acquisition
Ruebush, Joseph Kieffer
Organization method
Arranged chronologically with licenses and receipts located at the end.
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000500934
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  • leaves and 63
  • p.

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