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James Morris Bagby papers

James Morris Bagby papers, 1962-2013
James Morris Bagby papers
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  • Papers, 1962-2013, of James Morris Bagby (1938-2013) of Richmond, Virginia, including his genealogical research on the Bagby family of Hanover and Louisa Counties, Virginia, and the allied families of Cocke, Hollins, Hope, Lewis, Meredith, Morris, Moss, Parrish, Pleasants, Quarles, Shelton, and Thomas. The collection contains correspondence, maps, research notes, and copies and transcriptions of Bible records and family registers, census records, deeds, land patents and grants, marriage records, tax lists, tombstone inscriptions, wills and other estate administration records, and published sources. Bagby's research was used in compiling a 1043-page family history for his children in 2010
  • There is also information relating to his membership in various organizations, including the Friends of the Virginia State Archives, Jamestowne Society, Louisa County Historical Society, and the Virginia Genealogical Society, such as correspondence, meeting materials, minutes, and newsletters. Also in the collection is a USB flash drive with drafts of articles for the Louisa County Historical Magazine (2010-2012), an index to articles appearing in the journal beginning in 1969, and varous genealogical research files compiled by Bagby. There are also files regarding genealogical research, methodology, and sources
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James Morris Bagby was born on 12 November 1938 in Richmond, Virginia. He was the son of Everett Conway Bagby (1907-1941) and Sara Lewis Shelton (1913-2003). He married Mary Ann Quarles in Columbus, Ohio on 25 November 1978. Bagby received a B.A. degree in History and Political Science from the University of Richmond, M.A. in Mathematics from the University of Virginia, and Ph.D. in Educational Research and Development from The Ohio State University. His career was devoted to education, and he was a history and mathematics teacher in numerous Virginia public schools, program evaluator for the Ohio Department of Education, mathematics supervisor and assessment specialist for the Chesterfield and Hanover County Schools, mathematics and statistics adjunct professor at The Ohio State University and Virginia Commonwealth University, and a mathematics specialist for the Virginia Department of Education. He was a member of the Virginia and National Councils of Teachers of Mathematics, and the Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics. Bagby also had interests in genealogical research and history, and was a member of the Virginia Genealogical Society, Friends of the Virginia State Archives, Louisa County Historical Society, Virginia Historical Society, and the Jamestown Society. James Morris Bagby died in Richmond on 18 April 2013, and is buried in Hollywood Cemetery.
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James Morris Bagby papers
  • The Library of Virginia
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Bagby, Mary Ann Quarles
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cu. ft. (8 boxes)

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