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Floyd Allen Barley Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17

1684 WFCHS 

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains Bible records of the Barley family, news articles about the family, information about Stephens City United Methodist Church and Trinity Evangelical Church. (1 box) Last updated 04/16. 

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL:  Floyd Allen Barley as born April 6, 1933 in Winchester, Virginia. He joined the U.S. Navy in August, 1952 and served until July, 1956. In 1975, Barley graduated from LFCC with an associate degree in applied science and then went on to study at Shenandoah University. Afterward, he gained admission to the FBI National Academy in Quantico and graduated in 1979. Barley was a dedicated member of his community. He was a founding member of the Blue Ridge Association of Chiefs of Police, a past member of the Lord Fairfax Planning District Criminal Justice Advisory Committee and a member of the command Board of the Regional Drug Task Force. He also dedicated his time to a number of service projects including Big Brothers Big Sisters, a teen league baseball team, Habitat for Humanity and the Winchester Host Lions Club. Barley was appointed Chief of Police on August 16, 1980 and retired in 1997. He enjoyed genealogical research and community activities.  He died December 28, 2013. 

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection and obituary. 

CITE AS: Floyd Allen Barley Collection #1684, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, Virginia 

BOX 1 

Bible Records – Barley Family 1809-1829, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) 

Genealogical and Historical Sketch – 2 items:

  • “The Doggetts and Their Name”, 1 item, 13 pages, typescript, no date
  • “The Name and Family of Parker”, 1 item, 13 pages, typescript, no date 

News Articles – unnumbered leaves, printed 

Stephens City United Methodist Church – 2 items:

  • Celebration of 235 years (10-10-2010) booklet, 6 pages, printed
  • “First Brick Church” article, no date, 1 leaf, printed 

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church – 4 pages, typescript