Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Damaged image of Ripley Guy Long. He grew up in Woodstock, the son of Levi and Della M. Long.

When he registered for the WWII draft, he worked for F.S. Tavenner, who owned an orchard.

Ten years later, the 1950 census found him married to Ruth…
Photograph of the Golladay family. Seated in front are Lulu Ellen (Doll) and William "Bud" Luther Golladay. Standing, (l to r) are: Dorothy Neeb, Ann Rebecca, and Charlotte Virginia Golladay.

William L. Golladay was the son of Samuel C. and…
Portrait of Newton Jasper Orndorff in his U.S. Navy uniform. Newton served during WWII and his uniform indicates his rank was Petty Officer Third Class and his job was as a shipfitter. Shipfitters fabricated and laid out metal for building and…
Portrait of Rosella Orndorff (1909-2003) as a young woman. Her parents were Walter Resty and Effie Catherine Orndorff. She married Simon Z. Wender (1907-1976) and left behind a son, William M. and a daughter, Deborah, when she died.
Photo of a photograph of Grover Allen Orndorff in his U.S. Army uniform.

Grover was from Zepp, Virginia, and the youngest of 11 children. His parents were Rhesa A. (1866-1949) and Emma S. (Hill) (1871-1953) Orndorff. His father farmed.

The words, "Aunt Orndorff" appear on the glass plate of this image of a woman wearing a white dress and necklace.
Portrait of Imogene (Bott) Stokes as a young woman.

Portrait of Marion Imogene (Bott) Stokes as a young woman.

Imogene was the daughter of George Henry and Effie Catherine (Orndorff) Bott, a farming family from the Davis District.

Portrait of Douglas Nelson Orndorff wearing a suit.
Portrait of Douglas Nelson Orndorff wearing a suit and tie.

Douglas grew up in Woodstock, the oldest child of Clarence Lemuel and Vesta Schaeffer Orndorff. In 1920, the family lived in Woodstock where Douglas’ father worked as a machinist at the…
Portrait of Elsie Orndorff who married Reese Hottel.
Portrait of Elsie Orndorff as a young woman. She later married Reese Hollingsworth Hottel (born on October 31, 1916) from Woodstock but she was from the Cedar Creek area of Shenandoah County.
Handwritten log of Orndorff and Himelright births between 1855 and 1880. Included are: Philip P., son of Jacob and Rachel Orndorff (born Feb. 5, 1855); Margaret R., daughter of Henry S. and Mary C. Himelright (born Aug 11, 1859); and Walter, Daisy,…
The name, "Robt Orndorff", is written on the glass plate of this image of a toddler on a chair.
Photograph of (l to r) Patsy Kay Miller with her sister, Shirley Ann Miller. The image was made when the girls were young, probably in the early 1940s. Their parents were Archie S. and Anna Belle (Mumaw) Miller. The sisters were the oldest of four…
Postcard with a picture of M.M. Orndorff's general store in Oranda Virginia. Picture includes individuals, horses, and a wagon.
Postcard with a picture of M.M. Orndorff's residence in Oranda and a man on its front walk.
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