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 08/1997. Last revised 06/2020.
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EXTENT: 3 volumes
CREATOR: Pence, Richard Allen
DATE: 1982; 1990
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Richard Allen Pence Collection contains three books on the Pence family written by Richard Allen Pence. The books are entitled: “A Guide to the Pence Families of America,” Parts I and II (August and Shenandoah Cos., VA) and “A Guide to the Pence Families of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia,” Part III (Shenandoah Co., VA).
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Members of the Pence family settled in the Shenandoah Valley in the 1770s in the area of Holman’s Creek and the Edinburg and Mount Jackson area. The original settlers were Michael, Conrad, George Philip and Nicholas Pence, who were likely brothers from Pennsylvania.
CITE AS: Richard Allen Pence Collection, 567 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.
A Guide to the Pence Families of America, Part I: Jacob and Valentine Pence of Augusta (Rockingham) County, Virginia, including descendants in Ohio and West, by Richard Allen Pence, 1982, 1 volume (129 pages) ; 28 cm, printed
A Guide to the Pence Families of America, Part II: Jacob, Lewis, and Henry Pence of Shenandoah (Page) County, Virginia and Champaign County, Ohio, by Richard Allen Pence, 1982, 1 volume (159 pages) ; 28 cm, printed
A Guide to the Pence Families of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia: The Pence descendants of Conrad Pence, George Philip Pence, Nicholas Pence, of Shenandoah County, Virginia, by Richard Allen Pence, December 1990, excerpt, 96 pages, printed