Winchester-Frederick County Legal Records

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

1680 WFCHS

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains a variety of legal documents concerning Winchester-Frederick County, VA.
(2 boxes) Last updated 03/2010.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Frederick County was established in 1738 and Winchester, VA was established in 1752. Frederick County Court Records began in 1743.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Cartmell, Thomas K, Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendents. Berryville, VA, Chesapeake Books, 1963

CITE AS: Winchester-Frederick County Legal Records Collection #1680, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

BOX 1

Indentures for Apprenticeships – Filed in alphabetical by apprentice. The sources of these documents are unknown.

 

Apprentice

Craftsman

Trade

Date

Baker, Henry

John Grim

Carpenter

February 2, 1811

Baswell, Alfred

William Denny

Blacksmith

July 6, 1814

Burns, James

Redmon Noaky

Weaver

August 15, 1815

Chapman, James W.

Thomas Henry

Carpenter

1825

Cochran, Edward

David Rufsll

Chair maker

August 1, 1816

Correll, Abraham

John Carter

Plasterer

April 18, 1816

Foster, James

William Bell

Hat maker

November Court, 1813

Graham, Thomas

Henry Seere

Blacksmith and Saddle Tree Plater

September Court, 1813

Green, George

Rubin Kile

Joiner

July, 1814

Haddox, Thomas

John Fletcher

Chair maker

April 29, 1826

Haddox, Thomas

John Fletcher

Chair maker

November 22, 1826

Hardin, Henry

Simon Lauck

Gunsmith

January 20, 1787

Haymaker, Phillip

Adam Kurtz

Shoemaker

March Court, 1814

Hugby, James

John Payne

Joiner

November 15, 1813

Hunter, James

Christopher Heiskell

Locksmith

June Court, 1785

Lee, John

Edward Grimes

 

December, 1783

Lewis, Williams

John Cockrell

Wagon maker

April 17, 1819

Little, William

Ritenour, Michael

Cooper

March 26, 1819

McVickar, Alfred

Goldsmith Chandlee

Watch and clock maker

January 13, 1814

Owens, John

Henry Smith

Blacksmith

March 4, 1786

Parrot, Samuel W.

J. Smith Hendricks

Cabinet maker

September Court, 1813

Rowland, John

James Collins

Weaver

December 13, 1821

Scully, William

James Meredith

Silversmith

February 12, 1821

Searff, William

J. Smith Hendricks

Cabinet maker

October 15, 1813

Searff, William L.

J. Smith Hendricks

Cabinet maker

September Court, 1813

Shepherd, Robert

George Hanrucker

Wagon maker

January 6, 1818

Smith, Nicholas

Peter Bell

Potter

June 6, 1825

Vance, David

Morgan Morgan

 Weaver

May 6, (?)

Walton, Thomas B.

George Kreps

Cabinet maker

September 18, 1819

Wyndham, Lydnor

Thomas Bruce

Weaving and dying

August 9, 1839

BOX 2

Allen-Steenberger Legal Documents, 1841-1824, 4 items, manuscript

Legal Forms – 6 leaves, printed and manuscript

Powell Papers, December 1822, 1 leaf, manuscript

Sale of Slaves and Livestock -- Carlisle, David sold to Joseph Slager, December 5, 1823, 2 pages, manuscript

Tax Bills --      Norton, Daniel to Corporation of Winchester for a lot, $10.65, July 24, 1807, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)

Russell, David to Water Works, $6.66, September 6, 1804, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)