Category Archives: 18th Century

Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.

Creator: Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.
Collection number: 4134
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Abstract: Members of the Wilson and Hairston families were planters and merchants of Henry and Pittsylvania counties, Va., and Davie, Rockingham, and Stokes counties, N.C. Peter Hairston (1752-1832), of Pittsylvania, later Continue reading Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.

Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin Clitherall diaries, 1751-1860.

Creator: Clitherall, Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin, 1784-1863.
Collection number: 158
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Abstract: Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin Clitherall was a plantation owner’s wife and school teacher who lived in Belleville and Walterboro, S.C., at Thornbury Plantation in North Carolina, and in Continue reading Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin Clitherall diaries, 1751-1860.

Christian Miltenberger papers, 1739-1841.

Creator: Miltenberger, Christian, 1764-1829.
Collection number: 513
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Abstract: Christian Miltenberger, physician, was married to Marie Aim? Mersier (fl. 1803-1841), whose family owned coffee plantations in Saint Domingue on the island of Hispaniola. After their Continue reading Christian Miltenberger papers, 1739-1841.

John McKee Sharpe papers, 1793-1954.

Creator: Sharpe, John McKee.
Collection number: 3592
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Abstract: John McKee Sharpe of Stateville, N.C. Papers of John McKee Sharpe, including his own genealogical correspondence, and correspondence, business papers, etc., of the Sharpe family and Continue reading John McKee Sharpe papers, 1793-1954.

Lewis Thompson papers, 1723-1895.

Creator: Thompson, Lewis, 1808-1867.
Collection number: 716
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Abstract: Lewis Thompson was the owner of plantations near Woodville (also called Hotel), Bertie County, N.C., and at Bayou Boeuf, near Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Thompson was also a Continue reading Lewis Thompson papers, 1723-1895.

Stark Armistead papers, 1716-1832.

Creator: Armistead, Stark.
Collection number: 1210-z
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Abstract: A letter about routine family matters, 1796; a brief business letter, 1832; and forty-six deeds, plats, and pertinent legal papers relating to property and slaves in Bertie, Washington, and Chowan counties, N.C., purchased by Stark Armistead and other members of his Continue reading Stark Armistead papers, 1716-1832.

Hubard family papers, 1741-1907.

Creator: Hubard family.
Collection number: 360
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Abstract: The collection includes business and personal papers of Edmund Wilcox Hubard (1806-1878), planter, militia officer, state legislator, and U.S. Representative from Virginia, and of Continue reading Hubard family papers, 1741-1907.

Iveson L. Brookes papers, 1785-1868.

Creator: Brookes, Iveson L., 1793-1865.
Collection number: 3249
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Abstract: Iveson Lewis Brookes, teacher, Baptist minister, and planter, was born in Rockingham County, N.C. Brookes, a 1819 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., amassed, through marriage and purchase, considerable holdings Continue reading Iveson L. Brookes papers, 1785-1868.

Edith M. Dabbs collection of papers relating to Saint Helena Island, S.C., 1791; 1860-1963.

Creator: Dabbs, Edith M.
Collection number: 4285
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Abstract: Edith Mitchell Dabbs was born in 1906 in Dalzell, Sumter County, S.C. She married James McBride Dabbs in 1935, and, in 1937, settled at Rip Raps Plantation, the Dabbs family home just outside Sumter. She was active in documenting the Continue reading Edith M. Dabbs collection of papers relating to Saint Helena Island, S.C., 1791; 1860-1963.