About the Book
This genealogy book is about a first generation American, Conrad Aleshire. From his parents who came to Pennsylvania and Virginia before America's independence, to his service in the American Revolutionary War, to his descendants. The focus is on his direct descendants in my mother's lineage. Conrad served as a Private in the Virginia Militia during the Revolutionary War and copies of original service records, tax records, and census records are included in the book. Maps, family photos, and other historical documentation are also included, along with genealogical vital records and stories on the 9 generations covered in the book. Family names included are Aleshire, Aleshite, Elscheid, Elschite, Searls, Phelps, Kennedy, Nelson, Smolcnop and Small.