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Gaston County (N.C.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur and Farrar families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0065
Overview Papers docuenting James Harrison Arthur's work as a textile mill accountant in North and South Carolina and the business and financial records of John Clough Farrar, a wholesale grocer and cotton broker in Charleston, South Carolina and planter in Union county, South Carolina. Includes correspondence, subject files, daily expense records, plantation account books, photographs and genealogical material. Also includes some material on James Park McComb's gold mining activities in Charlotte.
Dates: 1809 - 1978

Davidson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0188
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

Jenkins Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0061
Overview Papers related to the William Abram Jenkins family, including photographs, survey maps of the family farm, and biographical information.
Dates: 1889 - 1980; 1924

Rankin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0365
Overview The Rankin Family papers consist of a wide variety of materials, though the majority of the collection concerns this family’s ownership and stewardship of the land that they have owned in Gaston County, NC since the late eighteenth century. There are also items relating to the Rev. Frank B. Rankin and his daughter, Mary Delia Rankin Jarman as well as material relating to Gaston county history and the genealogy of several Gaston families.
Dates: 1754 - 2006