Archive for the ‘Plantations’ Category

Wyche and Otey Family Papers, 1824-1936

February 6, 2012 Comments off

Creator: Wyche family. Otey family
Collection number: 1608
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Abstract: The Otey family of Meridianville, Ala., and Yazoo County, Miss., included William Madison Otey (1818-1865), merchant and cotton planter; his wife, Octavia Wyche Otey (fl. 1841-1891); and their children, Imogene Otey Fields, Mollie Otey Hampton; William Walter Otey; Lucille Otey Read more…

Grimes Family Papers, 1713-1947

December 2, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Grimes family.
Collection number: 3357
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Abstract: In 1815, Bryan Grimes (1793-1860) of Pitt County, N.C., married Nancy Grist. Three of their children reached maturity: Susan, William (1823-1884), and Bryan Grimes Jr. (1828-1880). The elder Grimes gave his two sons plantations along the Tar River. The brothers prospered Read more…

W. C. George Papers, 1904-1971.

March 9, 2011 Comments off

Creator: George, W. C. (Wesley Critz), 1888-1982.
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Abstract: Wesley Critz George was professor of histology and embryology and chair of the Anatomy Department, University of North Carolina Medical School, and an internationally recognized researcher on the genetics of race. Early items relate to Read more…

Kelvin Grove Plantation Book, 1853-1868.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

Creator: Postell, James P., fl. 1853-1854.
Collection number: 2771

Abstract: Microfilm only. Record kept by James P. Postell of Kelvin Grove Plantation, St. Simons Island, Ga., including lists of slaves and stock, diagrams of the plantation, and notations, 1853-1854, Read more…

Solomon Slatter Papers, 1798-1852.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Slatter, Solomon, fl. 1798-1852.
Collection number: 671-z
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Abstract: The collection includes scattered bills, receipts, and accounts for purchases, schooling, blacksmith work, and other business of Solomon Slatter, Scotland Neck, Halifax County, N.C.; and Read more…

William Cooper diaries, 1862; 1865; 1872; 1886.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Cooper, William, b. 1802.
Collection number: 1195-z
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Abstract: William Cooper was a planter of Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala., and Magnolia Plantation, Coahoma County, Miss. He travelled frequently between his home at Tuscumbia, Ala., Read more…

Ben Sparkman plantation journal, 1848-1859 (bulk 1853-1859).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Sparkman, Ben, fl. 1853-1859.
Collection number: 3574-z
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Abstract: Ben Sparkman was a rice planter who owned or managed at least three plantations, probably in the Georgetown District of South Carolina. The collection is a plantation journal, dated Read more…

John Ball and Keating Simons Ball books, 1779-1911.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Ball, John, 1760-1817.
Collection number: 1811
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Abstract: John Ball and Keating Simons Ball (1818-1891) were planters of Charleston District, S.C. Records of Comingtee, a Cooper River, S.C., plantation, in Charleston District (later Berkeley County), and other rice plantations of the Ball family, Read more…

Margaret Ann Meta Morris Grimball diary, 1860-1866.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Grimball, Margaret Ann Meta Morris, 1810-1881.
Collection number: 975-z
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Abstract: Wife of John Berkley Grimball (1800-1892), rice planter of St. Paul’s Parish in the Colleton District of South Carolina, with connections to the Manigault and Lowndes families of South Carolina and to the Morris family of Morrisania, N.Y. Read more…

Sally Long Jarman papers, 1826-1945.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Jarman, Sally Long, b. 1887.
Collection number: 4005
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Abstract: Sally Long Jarman (b. 1887) was a genealogist of Halifax County, N.C. Genealogical data and ancestral papers gathered by Sally Long Jarman, the bulk of which are typed Read more…