The Resource Ladd family ledger

Ladd family ledger

Label
Ladd family ledger, 1791-1849
Title
Ladd family ledger
Inclusive dates
1791-1849
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ledger, 1791-1849, of the Ladd family of Charles City County, Henrico County, and Richmond, Virginia, consisting of the estate account of Amos Ladd (1732-1790) of Charles City County; accounst of Ladd family members; accounts for the Ladd family farms of Brookville and Stukeley's Hall, both in Henrico County; and the personal accounts of William Penn Ladd (1812-1889). Collection also includes a photograph of William Penn Ladd and William A. Conn (b. 1844) of Rockingham County, Virginia
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Amos Ladd (1732-1790) was a prosperous Quaker who resided in Charles City County, Virginia. He and his wife Sarah Binford Ladd had 10 children, including Thomas Ladd (1769-1834). Thomas Ladd moved to Richmond, Virginia, and opened a flour mill and also was involved in iron-working. He and his wife Ann Bell Ladd (d. 1840) had 8 children including William Penn Ladd (1812-1889). William Penn Ladd became a successful druggist in Richmond and also helped operate the family farms Brookville and Stukeley's Hall in Henrico County, Virginia. William P. Ladd moved to Bedford County by 1880, where he was a farmer. He married Sarah Sherman (1828-1909) of Maine, and, according to census records, had no children. William A. Conn (b. 1844) was the son of William P. Ladd's sister Sibelia Ladd Conn (b. 1815) and her husband Raphael Conn (b. ca. 1806).
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Ladd family ledger
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 2
  • 4
  • 1
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Valley Forge Antiques
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001688554
Type of unit
  • leaves and
  • p.
  • v. (313 p.)

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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