Jonah L. Rees Collection

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

370 WFCHS

Scope and Content: The Jonah L. Rees Collection contains genealogical material, essays, and a scrapbook concerning the Rees family. Also included is a notebook with diary entries, birth, death, and marriage information for other families.
(1 box) Last updated 1/07.

Biographical/Historical: Jonah Rees (1837-1915) a prominent member of the Society of Friends.

Cite As: Jonah L. Rees Collection, 370 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

Box 1

Property sketch, n.d., 1 leaf, manuscript

Rees, Annie J.–Miscellaneous, 1 ribbon; 1 page, manuscript on printed form; 9 leaves, newsprint (photocopy); 1 leaf, manuscript

Rees family genealogy notes, 5 pages, manuscript; 4 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) –(original in MC1-D1)

Rees, Jonah L.–Notebook containing diary entries, births, deaths, and marriage information, c.1850-1942, 1 item, bound, manuscript

Rees, Mary–Essays, 1882, 14 pages, manuscript

Rees, Mary–Scrapbook covers 1888-1914, 1 item, bound, manuscript; index to obituaries and marriages, 3 leaves, typescript

Rees-Robinson–Genealogy notes and chart, 1 leaf, manuscript and photocopy; 1 leaf, manuscript

Society of Friends historic notes–Including surnames of Neil, Janney, Lupton, and Canby, 1 page, manuscript

Mapcase 1 Drawer 1

Rees family materials include the following:
Broadside, 1 page, printed
Jacob Rees and Ruth Simmons marriage certificate, Nov. 8, 1809, 1 page, manuscript
Will of Jacob Rees, 1825, 1 page, manuscript

Mapcase 1 Drawer 1

Rees family land transactions include the following:
Indenture between John Rees and David Rees, April 17, 1777, 1 leaf, manuscript
Indenture between John and Lydia Rees and David Rees, April 18, 1777, 1 leaf, manuscript
Land Grant of David Rees, March 10, 1794, 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form

Rees family genealogy chart, n.d., 1 page, manuscript

Index to Obituaries and Marriages
Found in Scrapbook Prepared by Mary Rees, 1888-1914

Compiled by Jennifer R. Dodson, October 24, 2000

Family Name

First Name

Page #

Berry

Willard E.

               20

Bond

John L.

               65

Bonsal

Rebecca Wright

               50

Branson

Caroline E.

               30

Branson

David W.

         42, 43

Branson

Nancy

               60

Branson

Jonathan W.

               62

Brown

Catherine

               64

Brown

Lillie M.

               56

Cather

Wilbur Earl

         50, 77

Childs

Harry B.

               58

Clevenger

Benjamin Franklin

               66

Clevenger

Carrie

               56

Clevenger

Charles E.

               66

Clevenger

Chas. E.

               76

Clevenger

Mary J.

               36

Cochran

Fred A.

               56

Doing

Tracy Branson

               41

Ebert

Charles M.

               63

Hancher

Alfred Miller

               47

Hardesty

Marry Eliza

               69

Hollingsworth

Mary E.

               60

Huyett

Edna Blinkham

               46

Huyett

William Stephenson

               48

Irish

Edward L.

               41

Jackson

Lewis W.

               89

Jackson

Joseph

         42, 90

Jackson

Mary D.

   39, 50, 90

Joliffe

Joseph Lupton

               47

Light

Harry C.

               46

Lupton

David P.

               76

McKinley

William

               33

McVicar

Charles P.

               56

Moore

Joseph Foulke

               44

Pigeon

Dorothy Everett

               20

Rees

Annie J.

         29, 30

Rees

Jane Sidwell

               76

Rees

Jonah L.

         19, 64

Reese

Margaret Nelson

               47

Robinson

Chas. W.

               69

Robinson

Ida Helen

               63

Robinson

James L.

   59, 62, 65

Robinson

Joseph

               36

Robinson

Laura Alice

         47, 57

Robinson

Mable

         50, 77

Robinson

Ray

               63

Rutherford

A.G.

               46

Shumate

Elizabeth

               93

Smith

Mary R.

               45

Tharp

Gaybrella

               63

Williams

Mary Ruth Walker

                 3

Wilbur

Henry W.

               81

Wilson

Jessie

               67