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Dola S. Tylor 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


Inventory created by Archives Staff 05/1981. Last revised 03/2018.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.

EXTENT: 1.26 linear feet

CREATOR: Tyler, Dola S.

DATE: 1853-2005, bulk 1853 - 1931

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains indexes and associated lists of births, deaths, and wills recorded from the original Winchester City court records. Also included are genealogical materials on Frederick County families, muster rolls and questionnaires of Civil War regiments, and other miscellaneous materials including marriages from the “Journal of Dr. Alexander Balmain.”

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL Dola S. Tylor was born in the Swiss Colony of Gruetli, TN in 1915. She graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Accounting. In 1977, she retired from the U.S. Army Communications Command-Japan and moved to Virginia when her husband transferred to the Middle East Division, Corps of Engineers in Winchester, VA. She has been a volunteer in the Handley Regional Library (now Stewart Bell Jr.) Archives since 1979.

CITE AS Dola S. Tylor Collection, 63 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.



News articles—Dola and Dick Tylor

Winchester, VA, city records–manuscripts of published books by Dola Tylor:
-Registers of births, 1853-1860
-Births in Winchester, VA, 1864
-Registers of births, 1865-1891
-Deaths in Winchester, VA, 1864
-Register of deaths, 1871-1891
-Index of wills, 1794-1900

Published books by Dola Tylor (in open stacks):
-Winchester, VA Births, 1865-1891 (929.36 Win)
-Winchester, VA Births, 1853-1860 (929.36 Win)
-Winchester, VA Deaths, 1871-1891 (929.361 Win)


Winchester, VA, city records–manuscripts of published books by Dola Tylor (929.33 WIN)

Marriage Book No. 1, 1853-1931–marriage licenses


Genealogical tidbits on families in/near Frederick County, VA, published in the "Ridge-Runner," 1978-1980s (see index on following pages)

The Delineator, Butterick Publishing Company, New York, October 1904, 1 item, printed

11th Regiment Volunteer Infantry Company G, ANV, CSA–muster roll, 5 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Harpe's Family Cemetery Record, 1 leaf typescript (photocopy)

McIver, John:
-Diary, 1785-1805, manuscript (photocopy)
-Index to diary, 3 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Marriages from "The Journal of Dr. Alexander Balmain," 1781-1821, compiled by Dola Tylor, 28 leaves

Tennessee Civil War Veterans questionnaires–excerpts of soldiers who had connections with the Shenandoah Valley, unnumbered pages, printed (photocopy)

Virginia County Records—Published
bibliography published in Ridger Runner, 1974, 1978

Virginia County Records—Published, bibliography published in Ridger Runner, 1974, 1978

“Westminster-Canterbury—the Original 20 Cottages,” by Dola Tylor, 2005
typescript, 12 leaves



Washington, George—family pedigree chart