The Resource McGehee family Bible record

McGehee family Bible record

Label
McGehee family Bible record, 1747-1938
Title
McGehee family Bible record
Inclusive dates
1747-1938
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes Bible records (6 leaves), statement of slave and land ownership (1 leaf), and slave births (1 leaf). Areas covered are Louisa and Norfolk counties, Virginia, and La Grange, Texas. Bible printed in 1839. Other surnames mentioned: Barret, Bibb, Detter(?), Gooch, Hamilton, Harris, Hughson, Scudday, Wallace, White, and Winston
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
McGehee family Bible record
Link
http://image.lva.virginia.gov/Bible/34162/index.html
Note
The bible includes a statement noting that "Grandfather McGehee" had 72 slaves at the "close of war" and about 700 acres. This information carries a specific source within the family. About thirty slaves are named and dates given when the slave was born and, in one case, sold. Some slave births note the given name of the child's mother
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
8
Immediate source of acquisition
Wallace, John G., IV
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000490965
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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