Clark Cather Records

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

Clark Cather Records, 399 WFCHS

Scope and Content: Clark Cather Records contains an account book from 1841 to 1882. Part of the book contains pages with news clippings glued to them. These clippings range from poetry to home remedies. The book was used for the Cather Company of Frederick County, Virginia. Notes are made on customers, merchandise, money brought in and paid out, and money spent on servants. The collection also includes pasted news clippings and genealogical notes, such as births and marriages.
(1 box) Last updated 02/07.

Biographical/Historical: Clark Cather was the son of James Cather and Anne Howard. No birth date has been found. In 1846 he acquired a farm west of Winchester, VA and was a farmer. He had eight children with Margaret A. Lupton. He was an elder of the Loudoun Street Presbyterian Church and Round Hill Church. He died in 1861.

Bibliography: Quarles, Garland R. Some Worthy Lives: Mini-biographies. Winchester, VA: Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, 1988.

Cite As: Clark Cather Records, 399 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.


Box 1

Account book, 1841-1882, containing pasted clippings, notes on Stewart Street house, and family records, including Lupton, Neill, Rankin, and Smith, 1 item, manuscript, photocopy

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041, fax (540) 722-4769 (e-mail)