George W. Seevers Account Book

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

George W. Seevers Account Book, 394 WFCHS

Scope and Content: This collection contains the account book of George W. Seevers, born 1796, who took over the Taylor Hotel when Bushrod Taylor died. Seevers was also the mayor of Winchester from 1843 to 1847 and an officer at Farmer's Bank of Virginia in Winchester. Recorded are miscellaneous accounts of dry goods, mail, and boarding fees and a list of servants.
(1 box) Last updated 02/07.

Biographical/Historical: George W. Seevers was born in 1796. On October 10, 1831, he married Ann McKendlis. When Bushrod Taylor died in 1847, George W. Seevers took over the Taylor Hotel. Seevers was also mayor of Winchester from 1843-1847 and an officer at Farmer?s Bank of Virginia in Winchester. He died in 1869.

Bibliography: Cartmell, Thomas Kemp. Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants: a History of Frederick County, Virginia from its Formation. Berryville, VA: Chesapeake Book Company, 1989.

Russell, William Greenway. What I know about Winchester: recollections of William Greenway Russell, 1800-1891. Winchester, VA, Winchester Printers Inc., 1954.

Cite As: George W. Seevers Account Book, 394 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

Box 1

Account Book, George W. Seevers, 1850-1873, incomplete (includes loose papers, letter to Mrs. Robert Conran, 1942, miscellaneous accounts, mail, boarding fees; list of servants (page 228)), 1 volume, bound, manuscript.