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1834-1886
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1834-1886
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eng
Summary
Papers, 1834-1886, of the Shaver family of Rockingham County, Virginia, consisting of accounts, agreements, correspondence, judicial records, promissory notes, receipts, subscriptions, summonses, and tax records. Accounts are for various members of the Shaver family with Rockingham County merchants. Agreements and promissory notes are for monies to be paid to and by Shaver familiy members for loans and purchases. Judicial records and summonses mainly concern William G. Shaver's involvement in court cases in both county and circuit courts. Receipts are for groceries and items purchased from Rockingham County grocers and merchants, and also payment for doctor visits. Tax records cover payment of taxes by Levi Shaver and William G. Shaver. Subscription lists concern the purchase of harps and books for the Mount Pleasant School. Correspondence is to William G. Shaver from his sisters, children, and cousins in Rockingham, Roanoke, and Shenandoah Counties, Virginia, and in Illinois, and mostly concerning personal and family news, with some discussion of agriculture and religion. Also includes certification from Rockingham Lodge No. 27 concerning Shaver's status as a master mason
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Levi Shaver (1808-1880) of Rockingham County, Virginia, had at least three sons and at least two daughters: William G. (1832-1876), John C. (1835-1863), and B. F. (1837-1895), Hannah, and Carrie. His sons served in the 1st Virginia Cavalry during the Civil War. William G. Shaver had two children, Jacob and Mary Bell.
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Papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
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167
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Showalter, Jerry N.
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000491713
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Printed forms filled in.
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p.

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