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Caroline Baker Ellett Littlepage journals

Label
Caroline Baker Ellett Littlepage journals, 1855-1858
Title
Caroline Baker Ellett Littlepage journals
Inclusive dates
1855-1858
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Journals, 1855-1858, of Caroline Baker (Ellett) Littlepage (1811-1870) of King William County, Virginia. The daily notations cover topics such as weather, gardening, attending church services, health, sickness, and administering medicines to family and servants, outbreaks of measles and scarlet fever, her grief after the deaths of family members, her husband's farming and mill activities and attending court, mail deliveries, making clothes, canning and preserving food, hunting small game and shad fishing, visits with family and friends, and her children's attendance at Rumford Academy and Buckingham Female Institute
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Caroline Baker Ellett (1811-1870) was the daughter of William Ellett and Nancy Baker. She married Lewis Littlepage (1807-1863) on 5 February 1829. They resided at their home "Woodbury" in King William County, Virginia.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Caroline Baker Ellett Littlepage journals
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Anne Arundel Genealogical Society
Organization method
Volume 1: 18 February 1855 - 17 April 1857. Volume 2: 18 April 1857 - 16 March 1858.
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001665218
Type of unit
v.

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