The Resource Martha Eheart King papers

Martha Eheart King papers

Label
Martha Eheart King papers, 1728-1990
Title
Martha Eheart King papers
Inclusive dates
1728-1990
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Papers, 1728-1990, of Martha Eheart King (1923-2013) of Warrenton, Virginia, including research files for her two books "Harlow-Harlowe: Descendants of Henry Martin and Mary Elizabeth (Hawley) Harlow" (1980) and "'Dear Bennie': Letters of Mollie (Slusher) Garr and Alice Garr of Lafayette County, Missouri to William Benjamin Plunkett of Greene County, Virginia, 1880-1896" (1982), as well as Plunkett family papers and subject files
  • The research files contain abstracts, copies, and transcriptions of census records, chancery cases, deeds, estate administration records, military records, vital statistics, and wills. There is also correspondence, family group sheets, genealogical notes, information from published sources, questionnaires, research notes, final typescripts, and material related to the publishing, printing, and ordering of the books
  • The Plunkett family papers relate to the family of William Franklin Plunkett (1822-1870) of Greene County, Virginia, and his son William Benjamin Plunkett (1849-1905), sister-in-law Tabitha Louisa Gaar (1829-1917) and niece Lizzie Dandridge Eheart (1875-1965). There are accounts and receipts, agreements and contracts, appointments and commissions, bonds and promissory notes, clippings, correspondence, deeds, estate administration records, invitations, memorandum books, photographs, and tax receipts
  • The subject files include estate papers, genealogical journals and other published sources, Huguenot Society application papers, information on Revolutionary War soliders from Prince William County, Virginia, research on the Allegre, Carr, and Failes families, proceedings of the Elizabeth McIntosh Hammill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, scrapbook, and copies of the "Greene County Register" newspaper
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Martha Katherine Eheart was born in Charlottesville, Virginia on 17 May 1923. She was the daughter of Robert Lee Eheart (1897-1951) and Mary Marguerite Harlowe (1900-1995). She married James Edward King on 27 August 1942. They resided in Manassas, where she published two genealogical books and contributed articles to several publications, and was a certified genealogist and member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Martha Eheart King died on 6 July 2013 and is buried in Riverview Cemetery in Charlottesville.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Martha Eheart King papers
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi04634.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
4
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Harlowe, Mr. and Mrs. William W.
Organization method
Organized into the following series: I. "Harlow-Harlowe: Descendants of Henry Martin and Mary Elizabeth (Hawley) Harlow" Research Files. II. "'Dear Bennie': Letters of Mollie (Slusher) Garr and Alice Garr of Lafayette County, Missouri to William Benjamin Plunkett of Greene County, Virginia, 1880-1896" Research Files. III. Plunkett Family Papers. IV. Subject Files.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001716951
Reproduction note
photocopies.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (10 boxes)

Library Locations

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