Jonah L. Rees Collection

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

Jonah L. Rees Collection, 370 WFCHS

Scope and Content: The Jonah L. Rees Collection contains genealogical material, essays, and a scrapbook concerning the Rees family. Also included is a notebook with diary entries, birth, death, and marriage information for other families.
(1 box) Last updated 1/07.

Biographical/Historical: Jonah Rees (1837-1915) a prominent member of the Society of Friends.

Cite As: Jonah L. Rees Collection, 370 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

Box 1

Property sketch, n.d., 1 leaf, manuscript

Rees, Annie J.?Miscellaneous, 1 ribbon; 1 page, manuscript on printed form; 9 leaves, newsprint (photocopy); 1 leaf, manuscript

Rees family genealogy notes, 5 pages, manuscript; 4 leaves, manuscript (photocopy) ?(original in MC1-D1)

Rees, Jonah L.?Notebook containing diary entries, births, deaths, and marriage information, c.1850-1942, 1 item, bound, manuscript

Rees, Mary?Essays, 1882, 14 pages, manuscript

Rees, Mary?Scrapbook covers 1888-1914, 1 item, bound, manuscript; index to obituaries and marriages, 3 leaves, typescript

Rees-Robinson?Genealogy notes and chart, 1 leaf, manuscript and photocopy; 1 leaf, manuscript

Society of Friends historic notes?Including surnames of Neil, Janney, Lupton, and Canby, 1 page, manuscript

Mapcase 1 Drawer 1

Rees family materials include the following:
Broadside, 1 page, printed
Jacob Rees and Ruth Simmons marriage certificate, Nov. 8, 1809, 1 page, manuscript
Will of Jacob Rees, 1825, 1 page, manuscript

Mapcase 1 Drawer 1

Rees family land transactions include the following:
Indenture between John Rees and David Rees, April 17, 1777, 1 leaf, manuscript
Indenture between John and Lydia Rees and David Rees, April 18, 1777, 1 leaf, manuscript
Land Grant of David Rees, March 10, 1794, 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form

Rees family genealogy chart, n.d., 1 page, manuscript

Index to Obituaries and Marriages
Found in Scrapbook Prepared by Mary Rees, 1888-1914
Compiled by Jennifer R. Dodson, October 24, 2000

Family Name

First Name

Page #

Berry Willard E. 20
Bond John L. 65
Bonsal Rebecca Wright 50
Branson Caroline E. 30
Branson David W. 42, 43
Branson Nancy 60
Branson Jonathan W. 62
Brown Catherine 64
Brown Lillie M. 56
Cather Wilbur Earl 50, 77
Childs Harry B. 58
Clevenger Benjamin Franklin 66
Clevenger Carrie 56
Clevenger Charles E. 66
Clevenger Chas. E. 76
Clevenger Mary J. 36
Cochran Fred A. 56
Doing Tracy Branson 41
Ebert Charles M. 63
Hancher Alfred Miller 47
Hardesty Marry Eliza 69
Hollingsworth Mary E. 60
Huyett Edna Blinkham 46
Huyett William Stephenson 48
Irish Edward L. 41
Jackson Lewis W. 89
Jackson Joseph 42, 90
Jackson Mary D. 39, 50, 90
Joliffe Joseph Lupton 47
Light Harry C. 46
Lupton David P. 76
McKinley William 33
McVicar Charles P. 56
Moore Joseph Foulke 44
Pigeon Dorothy Everett 20
Rees Annie J. 29, 30
Rees Jane Sidwell 76
Rees Jonah L. 19, 64
Reese Margaret Nelson 47
Robinson Chas. W. 69
Robinson Ida Helen 63
Robinson James L. 59, 62, 65
Robinson Joseph 36
Robinson Laura Alice 47, 57
Robinson Mable 50, 77
Robinson Ray 63
Rutherford A.G. 46
Shumate Elizabeth 93
Smith Mary R. 45
Tharp Gaybrella 63
Williams Mary Ruth Walker 3
Wilbur Henry W. 81
Wilson Jessie 67