Clark Cather Records

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
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 03/85. Revised by staff 10/2019.

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EXTENT: 1 volume (var. pag.) ; 33 cm

DATE:  1841-1882

SCOPE AND CONTENT:  The Clark Cather Records contains an account book from 1841 to 1882 used by the Cather Company of Frederick County, Virginia. There are also a number of newspaper clippings glued into the book, and some genealogical notes.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Clark Cather was the son of James Cather and Anne Howard. No birth date has been found. In 1846 he acquired a farm west of Winchester, VA. He had eight children with Margaret A. Lupton. He was an elder of the Loudoun Street Presbyterian Church and Round Hill Church. He died in 1861.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Quarles, Garland R. Some Worthy Lives: Mini-biographies. Winchester, VA: Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, 1988.

ALTERNATIVE FORM AVAILABLE. Digitized 2007 by the Genealogical Society of Utah [GSU Disc 008-02]. Not online.

CITE AS: Clark Cather Collection, 399 WFCHS, Stewart Bell, Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.




Account book, belonging to Clark Cather, 1841-1882, 1 volume, 33 cm, manuscript