Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
Inventory created by Archives Staff 10/1999. Last revised 04/2022.
ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.
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EXTENT: 0.21 linear feet
DATE: 1795 – 1883
EXISTENCE AND LOCATION OF COPIES: The Genealogical Society of Utah digitized materials from this collection in 2007 [HD GSU 001/006-02]
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Biser Family Papers contains genealogical materials concerning the Biser family, to include Bible records, deeds, indentures, receipts, a will, and other miscellaneous papers. Most of the materials are about the acquisition of land around Mill Creek area of Hampshire County. Of note is a warrant grant of October 1798 signed by James Wood.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: The Biser family lived in Hampshire County, Virginia (now West Virginia) from 1775 until about 1883.
CITE AS: Biser Family Papers, 762 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA.
ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift
Biser Family Bible Records 1798-1883, 2 pages manuscript on printed form
Biser, Frederick – Deed and indenture, Dec. 26, 1868 and Oct. 13, 1856, 3 pages, manuscript
Biser, Frederick – Notes and receipts 1862-1881, 4 items
Biser, Frederick – Unexecuted deeds, 2 pages, manuscript
Biser, Hannah – Will, March 31, 1881, 1 leaf, manuscript
Biser, Jacob – Deeds and indentures 1795-1836, 6 items
Miscellaneous, 6 items
MAPCASE 1, DRAWER 1
Warrant grant, Hampshire County, Oct. 15, 1798 – signed by James Wood, 1 item