Mecklenburg County (N.C.) -- Genealogy
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Bisaner-Rankin Families papers consist of a wide variety of materials, though the majority of the collection consists of letters to and from various members of the Bisaner and later the Rankin families, in Gaston County, NC and Marietta, GA, since the mid-nineteenth century.
Dates: 1620-2000; 1800 - 1950
Collection — Oversize box 1 [F09.097.03.04]
Overview The collection contains photographs of Isaac Pearson Caldwell and Samuel Craighead Caldwell V. There is also a video program by Kate Pearson Caldwell Gilreath concerning her family's genealogy.
Dates: 1990 - 1994
Overview Papers of the Davidson family of Rural Hill Plantation in northern Mecklenburg County, N.C., and of the related families Alexander, Barry, Hampton, Montieth, and Wilson. Includes correspondence, family Bibles, financial records, land records, newspaper clippings, photographs, and plantation records for Rural Hill, as well as Dickson (Dixon) in Gaston County, N.C.
Dates: 1756 - 1998; 1833 - 1976
Overview Papers of the Jetton and related families since the mid-eighteenth century; including mostly real estate surveys and indentures, correspondence, genealogical notes, estate records, documentation on the Civil War and Reconstruction, and receipts for consumer goods. The Jetton family has lived in northern Mecklenburg County since the mid-eighteenth century.
Dates: 1726 - 2005; 1754 - 2005
Overview The collection primarily concerns William Howard and Sarah Elizabeth Jetton, but is entitled the "Ruth Jetton-Oliver papers" in recognition of the donor and to distinguish this collection from the Jetton family papers and the William Howard and Sarah Elizabeth Jetton papers.
Dates: 1889 - 1982
Overview The Knox family papers are 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 enslavement of...
Dates: 1762 - 1945; 1840 - 1930
Collection — Box SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 186
Overview Contains letters to Miles Pinckney Pegram Sr. from his sons as well as letters of congratulations on Miles Sr.'s election as President of the First National Bank of Charlotte.
Dates: 1891 - 1898
Overview Papers of the Rev. Samuel Caldwell Pharr (1825-84) and of his descendants, particularly his son, Walter Springs Pharr (1856-1932), and his daughter-in-law, Mary Jane (Jennie) Estelle Walker Pharr (1858-1914). Includes 19th and early 20th century deeds and contracts for land in Mecklenburg County; the Rev. Pharr's lecture notes (1842) from Joseph Henry's class in natural philosophy at Princeton University; papers (1847-1914) of Jennie Walker Pharr, including letters (1854-59) by her father, the...
Dates: 1800 - 1950; 1847 - 1941
Overview Contains a small collection of papers, beginning with John Neely in 1776, continuing with the Grier family (a.k.a. Greer family), then the Hunter family and ultimately the J. Walter Potts family in the early twentieth century; all from the Steele Creek Township in southwestern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The papers include documentation concerning real estate transactions, receipts for taxes and consumer goods, promissory notes, letters to and from various family members, and...
Dates: 1776 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1790 - 1890