The Resource Kathleen Booth Williams papers

Kathleen Booth Williams papers

Kathleen Booth Williams papers, 1860-ca. 1982
Kathleen Booth Williams papers
Inclusive dates
1860-ca. 1982
  • Papers, 1860-1982, of Kathleen Booth Williams (1893-1982) consisting of family correspondence, arranged alphabetically by correspondent and then chronologically; general correspondence arranged alphabetically by correspondent with separate folders for major correspondents; client correspondence and research arranged alphabetically by client with notations on family research; patriotic society applications and supporting documentation; Genealogical notes arranged alphabetically by family; county record abstracts arranged alphabetically by Virginia county and then alphabetically by record type with other state records at the end
  • Marriage record abstracts arranged alphabetically by Virginia county with other states filed next, followed by miscellaneous or multiple county abstracts; cemetery, census, church, and military records, newspaper abstracts, subject files are arranged alphabetically within each record series; printed materials and ephemera; photographs
  • Miscellaneous newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, 1957, 1960-1965, of "Climbing the Family Tree: Genealogy Questions and Answers," by Hugh S. Watson, Jr., and scrapbooks, 1960-1971, of Coats of Arms are available on microfilm (Misc. reel 1087). There is also a large series of labeled index card files, principally marriage records
  • Index Cards include: Marriages, DR-Z (Index Card Boxes 1-12); Marriages of Some Virginia Families, 1607-1800 (A-H) by Dorothy Wulfeck (Index Card Boxes 13-15); Marriages from DAR Magazine, A-Z (Index Card Box 15); Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary Pensions, A-B (Index Card Box 16); Cumberland County Marriages, ca. 1750-1840, A-Z (Index Card Boxes 17-18); Augusta County Marriages, 1748-1773, A-Y (Index Card Box 18); Amherst County Marriages, ca. 1773-1853, A-W (Index Card Box 18); Frederick County Marriages, 1788-1791, A-Z (Index Card Box 19-20); Index to Clients/Correspondents (Index Card Box 21); List of Published Genealogical Works (Index Card Box 21); Amherst in the Revolution Genealogical Abstracts (Index Card Box 21); Middlesex County Will Book A (Index Card Box 21); Bedford County Wills Book 1 (Index Card Box 21); Goochland County Wills, A-W (Index Card Box 21); Pittsylvania County Will Abstracts Deed and Will Book 11, A-Y (Index Card Box 22); Index to Marriages in Old Homes and Families of Nottoway County (Index Card Box 22); Marriages from the Douglas Register, A-W (Index Card Box 22); Kanawha County, W. Va. Marriages, 1814-1850 (Index Card Box 22); Monogalia County Marriages, 1794-1812 (Index Card Box 23); Patrick County Marriages, 1785-1796 (Index Card Box 23); Pittsylvania County Marriages from Robertson Book, A-Y (Index Card Box 23); Craven County, N.C. Marriages, ca. 1783-1860 (Index Card Box 23); Grayson County Marriages, 1801-1818, n.d. (Index Card Box 23); Miscellaneous Card File (Index Card Box 23)
Member of
  • Accessioned and described,
  • Accessioned and described
Additional physical form
available on microfilm (Misc. reel 1087)
Biographical or historical data
Kathleen Booth was born 24 November 1893 and married on 25 October 1917 Edward Burton Williams. She was an active genealogist and author of a number of genealogical publications on Amelia, Goochland, Louisa, and Pittsylvania counties, Virginia. She died 27 March 1982.
Location of other archival material
  • There are two genealogical charts on the Wooding-Hill and Hurt families, filed by name in the Genealogical Notes Collection.
  • There is a Quartermaster's Supply Book for 1862 filed with Military Records.
Kathleen Booth Williams papers
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
  • Inventory
  • 13
  • 23
Immediate source of acquisition
  • William, Kathleen Booth,
  • Bailey, Anne Neal
Card files :
Organization method
Organized into subseries by topic: family correspondence, general correspondence, client correspondence and research, patriotic society applications, genealogical notes, county record abstracts, marriage abstracts, subject files, printed material, ephemera, photographs.
Type of unit
  • cu. ft.
  • Index Card Boxes.



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Library Locations

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