The Resource Items located in oversize, box 54

Items located in oversize, box 54

Label
1772-1846
Inclusive dates
1772-1846
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1772-1846, of the Sonner family of Shenandoah County, Virginia, consisting of land grants and deeds, 1772-1846, for real property in Frederick and Shenandoah Counties, and Strasburg, Virginia. Also includes a notice, dated 11 August 1823, of public sales to be held to satisfy court executions from Jacob Sonner, constable
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Biographical or historical data
John Philip Sonner was born in 1736 in Wurttenburg, Germany, and emigrated to Philadlphia, Pennsylvania, about 1753. By 1757, he had moved to Frederick County, Virginia, and settled near what is now Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia. A weaver by trade in Germany, he became a farmer in Virginia. He married first, Christena Windle (ca. 1739-1787) in Frederick County in 1759, and they had 8 children. Sonner married second, Frany Hiser 4 March 1788. Jacob Sonner (1766-1837) was Johan Philip Sonner's son. A farmer like his father, Jacob Sonner also served as constable of Shenandoah County. He married first, Rebecca Harriet Copenhaver 10 February 1795. He married second, Catherine Hiser 1 July 1813, and they had 5 children. Henry Sonner (1817-1858) and Samuel Harrison Sonner (1821-1901) were their sons.
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Vi
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Papers
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Items located in oversize, box 54
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi01743.xml
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Items located in oversize, box 54
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Burgess, Samuel L.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000499955
Type of unit
  • leaves and 25
  • p.

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