John Conrad 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
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org

635 THL

Inventory created by Archives Staff 05/1997. Last revised 06/2020.

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EXTENT: 1 volume.

CREATOR: Conrad, John.

DATE: 1787-1794

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains an account book belonging to John Conrad, the owner of a general merchandise store. The transactions cover a period from 1787 to 1794.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: John Conrad, the second son of Frederick Conrad and Maria Clara Ley Conrad, was a Winchester merchant. He married Elizabeth “Betsy” Rutherford, the daughter of Robert Rutherford of Jefferson County, VA. The couple was married in Winchester on June 1, 1786. Conrad’s birthday, date of death and burial are unknown.

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

CITE AS: John Conrad Records, 635 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.

BOX 1

General merchandise account ledger, 1787-1794, belonging to John Conrad, 1 volume (unnumbered pages) ;  37 cm, manuscript, leather-bound