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Linda Jean Ellis 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

1519 THL

Scope and Content: This collection is a loose-leaf binder of 53 pages containing information on the Limes/Lymes family who lived in Frederick County, VA. Included are personal property records and court records. The collection also contains a news article by Linda Jean Ellis entitled, "Take a family trip down Limes Road," published in The Spectrum, February 27, 2004.

(1 box) Last updated 08/08. Digitized 03/07.

Bibliography: The genealogy begins with Harmon Limes’ birth in England in 1750. He arrived in Anne Arundel County, VA, in 1773. Harmon Limes moved to Winchester, Frederick County, VA, in 1791. The Limes family moved to Fayette County, OH, in approximately 1810.

Cite As: Linda Jean Ellis Collection, 1519 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.


Box 1

Harmon Limes (AKA Hermon Lymes) and Family Who Lived in Frederick County, Virginia from 1791-1810(?), 1 item, 50 unnumbered pages, typescript and manuscript (photocopy)

Family Group Sheets—typescript on printed forms:
-Harmon Limes, 1791-1861, 4 leaves
-Henry Limes, 1786-1842, 2 leaves
-Joshua Bishop, Jr. 1784-1847, 2 leaves
-William Limes, 1778-1863, 4 leaves

Limes, William and Limes, Altha—Frederick County Order Book 36-DID NOT DIGITIZE

Robinson, James—Lease of Property, Oct. 7, 1794, 6 leaves, photocopy-DID NOT DIGITIZE

"Timelines for Limes and McKee Families from Frederick Co., VA 1791-1864," compiled by Linda Jean Limes Ellis, May 2005, 1 leaf, typescript


-Photo of Hannah Roberta Limes Cockerill, 1849-1935, from Fayette Connection, v. 25, no. 3, p. 69, Fall 2006
-"Take a Family Trip Down Limes Road," by Linda Jean Limes Ellis–news article published in The Spectrum, February 27, 2004
"Limes Family Buried at the Greenfield Cemetery, Greenfield, Highland County, Ohio – Not Their Father’s Resting Place" – by Linda Jean Limes Ellis, June, 2008, 10 leaves, typscript
"The McKee Family History"—WVA Advocate, Oct. 1983 by Dr. Wilmer L. Kerns, 4 leaves, printed (photocopy)
-"The Limes Family—Early Highland County Homesteaders Lured by a Creek called Rattlesnake," from Roots and Shoots Quarterly, v. 28 #4, p. 3-6 (Southern Ohio Genealogical Society)
-The Fayette Connection, v. 26, no. 3, Fall 2007-DID NOT DIGITIZE