The Resource Dorothy Ford Wulfeck papers

Dorothy Ford Wulfeck papers

Label
Dorothy Ford Wulfeck papers, 1955-1977
Title
Dorothy Ford Wulfeck papers
Inclusive dates
1955-1977
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1955-1977, of Dorothy Ford Wulfeck (1897-1983) of Naugatuck, New Haven County, Connecticut, containing genealogical research on her ancestors, information compiled while she was editor of a genealogy column in The Virginia Gazette, and materials relating to numerous publications, including "Wilcoxson and Allied Families" (1958), "Virginia Settlers in Missouri" (1964), and "Smith of Virginia" (1966, 1969). There is information on the Boone, Calloway, Hansbrough, Hatton, Hawkins, Haydon, Holman, Moss, Smith, Tatum, Whitaker, Wilcoxson, and Wilson families and allied lines that settled in Culpeper, Essex, Fauquier, Gloucester, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford Counties, Virginia, and Kentucky and Missouri. The collection contains abstracts and transcriptions of census records, land patents and grants, parish registers, published sources, vital statistics, and wills, as well as correspondence with other researchers, family group sheets, genealogical charts, pedigrees, and notebooks
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Biographical or historical data
Dorothy Ford was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky on 2 July 1897. She was the daughter of Dr. William Joseph Ford (1866-1933) and Jennie Lois Wilcoxson (1877-1918). She graduated from Brenau College, the College of Commerce, Vanderbilt University, and Yale University. Ford married Dr. Wallace Howard Wulfeck (1900-1976) in Bowling Green, Kentucky on 24 June 1922. They were divorced. She moved to Naugatuck, Connecticut in 1942, where she was manager of the Veterans Service Center. She compiled and published numerous genealogical works. Dorothy Ford Wulfeck died on 28 January 1983, and is buried in Grove Cemetery in Naugatuck.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Dorothy Ford Wulfeck papers
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi03740.xml
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Inventory
Extent
1.35
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Donor information unavailable.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001684794
Type of unit
cu. ft. (3 boxes)

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