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Woolley family papers, 1788-1917 (bulk 1788-1869).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Creator: Woolley family.
Collection number: 2504
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Abstract: Vardy Woolley, planter of Brunswick (Glynn County), Ga., married Elvira Amanda F. Scott (daughter of Mary Scott) in 1832. Woolley served as guardian of Miss M. E. Barnard of Savannah in the mid-1850s and 1860s. The collection consists exclusively of financial and legal papers, 1788-1869 and 1917, including bills of sale for slaves; deeds for land in Glynn County, Ga., and elsewhere; and family wills, tax receipts, and insurance policies.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: The collection includes bills of sale for enslaved individuals (See Folders 1-2).

Categories: 19th Century, Georgia, Slavery
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