John W. Grove and George A. Grove Wagon Maker's Account Book, 1821-1833

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

John W. Grove and George A. Grove Wagon Maker’s Account Book, 1821-1833, 397 WFCHS

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains a single account book kept by John W. Grove and George A. Grove of Newtown, VA, from 1821 – 1833. (1 box) Last updated 10/10.

HISTORICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL: John W. Grove and his son George A. Grove were wagon makers in Newtown (later Stephens City), VA. John W. Grove (1791-1873) was a life long resident of Newtown, a veteran of the War of 1812, a magistrate in Frederick County for many years, and the father of seven children. His son George A. Grove (1816-1902) continued his father’s wagon maker business, and became a leading citizen of Stephens City. Grove served as a captain in the Confederate army, and as a councilman and mayor of Stephens City.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Winchester Star, February 10, 1902, obituary

Norris, J. E. History of the Lower Shenandoah Valley. Chicago: A. Warner and Co., 1890 reprint, Berryville, VA: Virginia Book Company, 1972.

CITE AS: John W. Grove and George A. Grove Wagon Maker’s Account Book, 1821-1833, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library

Box 1

Account book kept by John W. Grove and George A. Grove wagon maker, Newtown, Virginia, 1821-1833; 1 item, bound volume, manuscript

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

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