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Overview The Knox family papers is a small collection generated by the Knox and related families (including the Dunlap, Lowrie, and Porter families) documenting much of their daily activities, mostly from the mid nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. Most of the papers in this collection are letters to and from family members, promissory notes that document short-term loans between friends and family members, papers concerning the settlement of estates of deceased people, the ownership of slaves and...
Dates: 1762 - 1945; 1840 - 1930
Collection — Map Case: 3.10, Folder: 10
Overview Family tree (copy) drawn in the shape of a tree by Katie S. Goodman of Woodleaf, N.C. in June, 1914. Inscription in lower right section of diagram: "John Knox, the trunk of the Tree, was born in Scotland in 1708. Kent [sic] from there to Ireland, with other Scotch (sic] immigrants by invitation of the King of England, to constitute a balance of power against the insurgent Irish Catholics. He married an Irish Presbyterian wife, Miss Jean Gracy. Emigrated to America in company with Patrick Gracy,...
Dates: 1914 - 1914