Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
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Unger, Frances Adams Collection, 315 THL
This collection contains genealogical material of the Adams, Bean, and Unger families of Frederick County, Virginia. Bean family information is included within an excerpt from “Life and Family of John Bean of Exeter and His Cousin” written by Bernie Bean and provides detailed genealogy of the family and their settlements in Frederick County. Biographical and military information of Thomas Garrett Adams, who served during WWI, is also held within the collection along with a handwritten biographical sketch by Frances Adams Unger.
Union Mills Records, 1408 THL
This collection consists of a receipt book, 1812-1818, belonging to Nathan Parkins, owner of Union Mills in Frederick County, VA.
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Turner Ashby Camp #54 Collection, 1325 WFCHS
This collection contains records of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.), Turner Ashby Chapter #184, Winchester, VA. It includes copies of applications for membership in the local U.D.C. These applications contain sources for researchers of the Civil War and genealogy. Minute books from 1891-1904, 1909-1920, 1926-1962, 1965-1974, 1987-1989, 1993-1996 are in the collection. Various articles and news clippings covering Confederate veterans’ events in Virginia and other southern states are also included.
United Odd Fellows Lodge #1461 Records, 554 THL
This collection contains three deeds concerning the acquisition of land in 1890, the lien on the property in 1891, and the sale of the property in 1914, belonging to the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows.