The Resource Joseph H. Crooks papers

Joseph H. Crooks papers

Label
Joseph H. Crooks papers, 1937-1997
Title
Joseph H. Crooks papers
Inclusive dates
1937-1997
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Papers, 1937-1997, of Joseph H. Crooks (1908-2007) of Richmond, Virginia, including his genealogical research files on the Crooks, Ellington, Farley, Fowlkes, Gills, Hatchitt, and Owings families of Amelia, Chesterfield, Lunenburg, Nottoway, and Prince Edward Counties, Virginia, and Baltimore County, Maryland. The files include family group sheets, and notebooks with abstracts from court records, including deed books, order books, will books and marriage records, as well as published sources. There are also two groups of card files
  • Crooks compiled his research into a unpublished work entitled, "The Children and Grand-Children of the Forebearers of the Crooks Family of Manchester, Virginia, 1635-1985." He used a particular numbering system in his research, and a key can be found in the first folder. This system was used by Crooks to organize his files. The researcher should consult the key in order to assist them in the use of the collection
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Joseph Hatchitt Crooks was born on 21 September 1908 in Manchester, Virginia. He was the son of William B. Crooks (1866-1951) and Cornelia Hatchitt Farley (1870-1957). He died in Richmond, Virginia on 31 July 2007, and is buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Joseph H. Crooks papers
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vi00671.html
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
6.3
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Stevenson, Elizabeth Carol Wells
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001614874
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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