Robert D. Glass Family Collection

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

Robert D. Glass Family Collection, 1007 THL

Scope and Content: This collection contains account books, wills, estate papers, correspondence, legal papers, and genealogical materials concerning the Robert D. and Robert J. Glass family.
(2 boxes) Last updated 12/03.

Biographical/Historical: Robert David was born Dec. 12, 1771, to Robert and Elizabeth Fulton Glass. On Dec. 24, 1805, he married Elizabeth Rust and had five children. Robert. D. Glass died on Dec. 12, 1844, and is buried in the Opequon Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Winchester, VA.

Cite As: Robert D. Glass Family Papers, 1007 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

Box 1

Bryarly, Sarah (wife of Robt. J. Glass) –Estate papers, 1847-1881, 10 items manuscript

Cedar Creek and Opequon Turnpike correspondence, notes, and legal papers, 1845-1895, 16 items manuscript

Civil War claims of the Glass family, 1862, 2 leaves manuscript

Glass, James Vance (son of Robt. D. Glass) – Will, April 1, 1840, 1 page manuscript

Glass, James Vance – Will, June 23, 1845, 1 page manuscript

Glass, Robert D. (1771-1845) – Accounts and receipts, 1809-1848, 20 leaves manuscript, 23 pages manuscript

Glass, Robert D. – Correspondence and legal papers, 1803-1842, 12 pages manuscript, 1 manuscript on printed form

Glass, Robert D. – Estate papers, 1842-1847, 5 pages manuscript

Glass, Robert D. – Receipts, 1797-1844, 77 items manuscript

Glass, Robert D. – Will, May 9,1842, 2 pages manuscript

Glass, Robert J. (1810-1877), son of Robt. D. Glass–Accounts and receipts, 1840-1879, 72 items manuscript

Glass, Robert J. – Correspondence, 1856-1877, 8 items manuscript

Glass, Robert J. – Estate papers, 1877-1878, 1 page printed, 3 leaves manuscript

Glass, Robert J. – Legal papers, 1834-1845, 6 pages manuscript, 1 leaf manuscript

Glass, Robert J. – Receipts, 1854-1877, 21 items manuscript

Glass, Robert P. (1855-1923), son of Robt. J. Glass – Legal papers, 1889-1899, 3 pages manuscript

Glass, Sarah (sister of Robt. D. Glass) – Estate papers, 1816, 1 leaf manuscript, 1 page manuscript

Glass, Sarah –Will, August 6, 1812, 1 page manuscript

Glass, Sarah Ann –Will, September 13,1837, 1 page manuscript

Glass, Susan (sister of Robt. D. Glass) – Estate papers, 1838, 2 leaves manuscript

Martinsburg and Potomac Railroad, 1 page manuscript

Prest, R.G. Glass –Legal papers, 1862, 1 manuscript on printed form

Rust Estate vs. Lewis Chastain, n.d., 2 pages manuscript

Rust, Peter and Franklin – Legal papers, 1837, 2 leaves manuscript

Slaves –Purchased by Robert J. Glass, 1846-1858, 3 leaves manuscript

Tax receipts of Glass family from Jefferson Co., Missouri, 1844-1878, 3 manuscripts on printed form

Trussell, Nimrod – Legal papers, 1849-1859, 46 items manuscript

Vance, Robert and Mary – Legal papers, 1824-1829, 3 leaves manuscript, 2 pages manuscript

Box 2

Account book [Robert J. Glass] 1834-1844, front cover off and first 20 pages cut and removed, unnumbered pages manuscript

Account book [Robert J. Glass] 1848-1860, including notes made by Robert P. Glass at age 5, 105 pages manuscript

Account book [Robert J. Glass] 1848-1873, including notes by Robert P. Glass, 110 pages manuscript

Day book of Nimrod Trussell, 1852-1859, unnumbered pages manuscript

Ledger of Robert [J.] Glass, 1831-1835, includes notes on crops raised and accounts, 32 pages, manuscript

Ledger of Robert J. Glass and Robert P. Glass, 1840-1899, manuscript, includes Militia claims passed at the Court of Newtown, 1844-1846 and lease agreements made by Robert P. Glass and

 

George Newlin Feb.14, 1899
Alfred A. Shopland March 25, 1880
George Newlin 1899 (addition of land)
James B. Hall Feb.10, 1890
Carson Keyser March 13, 1897
Marcus McCauley Jan.2, 1878
Lewis Newlin March 1, 1895

 

Papers found in Account book [Robert J. Glass] (1834-1844), 1843-1845, 11 leaves manuscript

Papers found in Account book [Robert J. Glass] (1848-1873), n.d., 2 pages manuscript, 1 leaf manuscript

Papers found in Ledger book [Robert J. Glass] (1831-1835), 1848-1895, 1 leaf manuscript, 1 page manuscript

Papers found in Ledger book of Robert J. Glass and Robert P. Glass (1840-1899), 1846-1899, 6 pages manuscript, 4 leaves manuscript

Mapcase 5, Drawer 12

Samuel and Mary (Gamble) Glass family tree, 1735, 1 manuscript, 1 photocopy

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