Kent Barley Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

265 WFCHS

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains a variety of items associated with the Barley family and its allied families. Included are correspondence, funeral programs, receipts, wedding invitations, and other items associated with the family from 1808 to the present.
(2 boxes) Last updated 03/2017.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Beginning with Adam Barley Sr., the Barley Family has lived and farmed in the Stephens City area since the early 1800s.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection.

CITE AS: Kent Barley Collection #265, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

BOX 1

Agricultural High School, Middletown, VA – 1914 Commencement Program, 5 leaves, printed

Barley Family Bible Data and Census Records, 1841-1960, 8 leaves, 5 manuscript (photocopy)/ 3 printed (photocopy)

Barley, Adam – Bill for lumber for barn, no date, 1 page, manuscript, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Barley, Adam – Agreement to farm land owned by John McAlister, November 7, 1808, 1 leaf, manuscript

Barley, Adam Jr. – Marriage contract for son John A. Barley, April 5, 1930, 2 pages, manuscript, 4 leaves, typescript

Barley, Cora – Miscellaneous items, no date, 3 items, manuscript

Barley, Cora – Power of Attorney, February 23, 1931, 7 leaves, typescript/printed

Barley, Hunter R. – Power of Attorney, April 18, 1930 and February 23, 1931, 3 leaves, typescript/printed

Barley, John F. – Power of Attorney, April 17, 1930, 2 leaves, typescript

Barley, Miller S – Farmers and Merchants Bank Auction Ledger of his property, May 5, 1948, 17 leaves, manuscript/printed

Barley, Miller S. – Bank Book, F&M Bank, 1912-1925,1 item, printed

Barley, Miller S. and Ray – Certificate of Baptism, February 9, 1916, March 18, 1920, 2 leaves, printed

Barley, Miller S. – Identification Cards, 1917-1962, 6 items, printed

Barley, Miller S. – Power of Attorney, April 17, 1930, 2 leaves, typescript

Barley, Miller S. – Stock Certificates, The People’s Bank, Stephens City, VA, July 1, 1920, 4 leaves (with envelope), printed

Barley, Peter and Adam – Fire Insurance, Petersburg Savings and Insurance, November 7, 1883, 4 pages, printed

Civil War – Miscellaneous receipts, passes, and oaths 1861-1865, 17 leaves, manuscript/printed

                   1861, June –  Receipt to Peter Barley for providing horses to the 3rd  Tennessee Infantry, signed by Col John J. Reese

                   1861, Aug. 6 – Pass to Adam Barley from Brig. Gen Carson, CSA

                   1861, Dec.20 – Pass to Adam Barley from Capt. M. Mitchell, Provost Marshall, CSA

                   1862, March 11 – Receipt for $250 to Adam Barley for serving as a substitute in the CSA Army, signed by Thomas G. Miller (Miller was an officer in Cutshaw’s Battery)

                   1862, Nov. 8 – Pass to Barley for the Valley Pike from Brig. Gen W. Geo. H. Steuart, CSA                                     
                   1862, Nov. 10 – Pass to Barley to go to White Post from Brig. Gen. Geo. H. Steuart, CSA

                  1862, Nov. 12 – Pass to A. Barley for the Valley Road from Brig. Gen Geo. Steuart, CSA

                   1862, Nov. 29 – Pass to E. Barley for the Valley Road from Brig. Gen W. E. Jones, CSA

                    1863, May 20 – Certificate of Exemption to W. Barley from Col. Henry Null, Lexington, MO

                    1863, May 20 – Enrolled Militia Tax Receipt to W. Barley from J. A. Price, Lafayette Co. MO.                 

                   1864, April 13 – Furlough from Adam Barley signed by Capt. William Nelson (extended on July, 9, Aug. 10, and Sept 16, 1864)

                   1864, Aug. 4, -- Receipt to Peter Barley for purchases for Rodes Division, Signed by B.C. Adams

                   1864, Aug 11 – Receipt to Peter Barley for oats received, signed by Capt. Alexander, commanding 20th VA. Regt.                    

                   1864, Sept 19 – Receipt to Adam Barley $150 from john Campbell

                   1864, Sept 30 – Receipt to Peter Barley for corn signed by Capt. (?), CSA

                   1865, Sept. 25 – Oath prescribed by president signed by Peter Barley                       

Correspondence – 1856-1864 (incomplete), 18 leaves, manuscript

 

Recipient

Author

Date Written

Place of Origin

George William (G.W.) Gordon

William Barley

September 22, 1856

Lexington

Adam Barley

William Barley

March 7, 185[7]

Lexington

Adam Barley

William Barley

April 17, 1857 (?)

Waverley

Adam Barley

William Barley

September 5, 1857

Ivensville

Adam Barley

William Barley

December 31, 1857

Charlestown

Adam Barley

William Barley

February 17, 1858

Charlestown

Adam Barley

Adam Gordon

August 18, 1858

 

Adam Barley

William Barley

August 22, 1858

Lexington

Adam Barley

A.S. Miller

March 8, 1859

New Market

Adam Barley

William Barley

June 26, 1859

Lexington

Adam Barley

William Barley

November 20, 1859

Lexington

Adam Barley

William Barley

January 29, 1860

Lexington

George William Gordon

Adam Gordon

February 12, 1860

 

“Brothers and Sisters” (envelope addressed to Adam Barley)

Adam Gordon

September 9, 1860

 

Adam Barley

William Barley

February 24, 1861

Dover

Adam Barley

William Barley

September 22, 1861

Lexington

L.M. Forsyth

William Barley

February 23, 1863

Dover

“Mr. Barley” (possibly Adam)

Julia Miller

July 15, 1864

New Market

Correspondence – 1886-1888, unnumbered leaves, manuscript

Correspondence – from Edward to May, June 22, 1919, aboard the USS Leviathan, 7 leaves, manuscript (folder also contains a brief biography of the USS Leviathan, 1 leaf, printed)

Correspondence – 1902-1951, unnumbered leaves, typescript/manuscript

Correspondence – no date, unnumbered leaves, manuscript

Cougill, Inez – Report Card, March 26, 1908, Fort Loudoun Seminary, Winchester, VA, 1 leaf, printed

Daughters of America Magazine, December, 1964, 8 pages, printed

Deed for land – Elizabeth Jackson to Peter Barley, January 20, 1854, 2 pages, printed

Deed, 1868 – 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Ewing, James Earl Jr. – Stephens City High School Commencement Exercises, June 3 (no year), 2 leaves (with envelope), printed

Fairmont Union -- Attendance Book and Ledger Book for Sunday School Class, April 6, 1913-April 3, 1925, 1 item, manuscript

BOX 2


Funeral Programs – 1937-1960s, unnumbered leaves, printed

Cora A. Barley

July 26, 1948

Hunter R, Barley

April 17,1960

Martha A. Bauserman

September 27, 1958

Bessie Wise Bean

February 16, 1952

Norman Wise Bean

July 20, 1961

Emma E. Caddwallader

December 26, 1958

Braynard S. Campbell

May 29, 1946

Dora, Campbell

August 17, 1957

Norman L. Carbaugh

June 21, 1950

Mary Affie “Mammie” Carver

January 30, 1961

Adams, William Cleveland

September 26, 1949

Mr. Harry, Adam Cougill

May 22, 1958

Mr. John Darrell Cougill

September 21, 1959

Mrs.Rosa Cougill

July 20, 1952

L. Miller Craig

November 5, 1959

Marion A. Ewing

January 14, 1952

Raymond, Edward Ewing

August 28, 1958

Lydia, Gertrude Ebersole

March 17, 1958

Walter, James Funk

September 1, 1960

Jesse, Taylor Funk

January 25, 1963

Hattie, Belle Golladay

May 2, 1949

John, Samuel Golladay

February 17, 1953

William H. Gordon

December 21, 1945

Hattie, Ruth Gordon

June 21, 1952

Edward, upton Gordon

September 3, 1962

Hazel L. Grim

October 18, 1941

Mary S. Gruver

February 24, 1960

James, Marvin Hammock

March 30, 1961

Charles S. Headley

July 8, 1950

Llyod E. Helwick

July 2, 1961

Chryssia M. Jackson

October 8, 1958

Clarence E. Lemley

October 27, 1955

Gervis, Edmondson Lemley

February 27, 1961

William Lawerence Lindamood

October 13, 1951

Annie Haseman Lovett

January 29, 1962

Thomas B. Massie

August 21, 1945

Louisa, Mcleod

August 20, 1957

Daisie, Virginia Miller

July 12, 1956

Elizabeth S. Mills

June 19, 1952

Oscar, Lemuel Mowery

January 18, 1957

Helmick, Ethel Otila

April 25, 1949

Katie, Mae Parker

August 5, 1952

Carbaugh, Stuart Preston

September 10, 1949

Campbell, Edward R.

February 21, 1949

Fred W. Ridings

January 22, 1950

Bonnie, Sue Ritenour

May 7, 1950

Joseph W. Rinker

May 3, 1938

Mary V. Rinker

July 6, 1937

Samuel A. Rust

January 15, 1947

Vinnie, Lee Rowland

October 31, 1948

Margaret, Ann Rust

April 23, 1946

Charels A. Seaman

March 23, 1960

Ernest, Shell

April 26, 1951

Wilmer Shell

September 25, 1954

Mr. Robert, Henry Shiley

March 1, 1961

Mrs. Nacy, Thomas Shiley

March 16, 1958

Laura B. Shryock

August 1, 1953

Susie, Catherine shryock

March 2, 1961

Margaret M. Shryock

February 28, 1961

Norman B. Sirdaugh

September 23, 1959

Joseph Dudley Snapp

April 24, 1949

Camillus, Sydnor Snapp

December 28, 1943

Trone, Willie Sperry

March 9, 1960

Beulah J. Staples

July 12, 1949

Alice, May Staples

February 12, 1963

Raymond, Miller Staples

March 28, 1950

John, William Staples

March 23, 1948

Julian, Denham Steele

August 12, 1960

Dr. Peter B. Stickley

November 14, 1950

Mary, Tevault

May 29, 1951

Clarence, Madison Tevault

June 15, 1952

Iola Elizabeth Warren

March 12, 1947

Bessie, Leone Watson

April 23, 1960

Walter, Ruckman Whetzel

May 15, 1950

Annie, Laurie Williams

April 19, 1952

Stella M. Windle

August 24, 1958

Clark P. Wright

December 26, 1961

 

 

 

Mercer, Job – Will, June 29, 1938, 2 leaves, manuscript, 2 leaves, typescript

Miller, Jane Cougill – 1949 Handley High School Graduation Announcement, 2 pages, printed

Miscellaneous Items, 7 items, printed, manuscript

Orndorff, Paxton Wood and Wohlford, John Sheppard – Memorial Service, Stephens City Methodist Church, March 16, 1947, 3 items, printed

Receipts – 1808-1899, unnumbered leaves, manuscript

Receipts – 1900-1945, unnumbered leaves, manuscript/printed

Receipts – 1946-1992, unnumbered leaves, manuscript/printed

Rinker, Virginia Barley – Power of Attorney, February 23, 1931, 2 leaves, typescript/printed

Tax Receipts – 1808-1943, unnumbered leaves, printed/manuscript

School Work – Unknown student, no dates, 7 leaves, manuscript

Stephens City Star receipts, 1882-1883, 1 envelope, manuscript, unnumbered leaves, printed

Winchester Times receipts, 1874-1889, 2 envelopes, manuscript, unnumbered leaves, manuscript

Wedding Invitations – Charles Staples married Alice Mary Carbaugh, Nov. 22, 1906, Stephens City, VA, 1 page, printed, with envelope

Wedding Invitation – Walter McCormac Carter and Edna Pearl, Dec. 27, 1913, at Carter Hall, Stephens City, VA, 1 page, printed, with envelope                                   

Wedding Invitation -- Miller Stickley Barley married Inez White, Sept. 13, 1914, at home, Stephens City, VA, 2 copies, 2 page, printed, with envelopes    

Leather wallet owned by Adam Barley, 1 item

NEWSPAPERS

The Winchester Times—December 1, 1886; 2 leaves, printed (filed with newspapers)

Winchester Republican—March 17, 1854; 2 leaves, printed (filed with newspapers)