The Resource Some items are located in Oversize Box 63

Some items are located in Oversize Box 63

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  • Papers, 1845-1988 of the Hindle family of Amelia County and Richmond, Virginia, and Peoria County, Illinois, consisting of agreements, bonds, clippings, correspondence, deeds, judicial records, photographs, scrapbooks, yearbooks, and other documents. Series I consists of Correspondence, 1924-1944; Series II, Legal papers and deeds; Series III, Photographs; Series IV, Clippings, 1946-1975; Series V, Papers, 1911-1988; Series VI, Miscellaneous items
  • Series I: Correspondence, 1924-1944, consists of letters between members of the Hindle family concerning family news and social life in Amelia County and Richmond, Virginia; Woodland farm; timber contracts; and Hindle family genealogy. Series II: Legal papers and deeds, 1845-1924, contain agreements, bonds, deeds, judicial records, and receipts of the Hindle, Howarth, and other families, including deeds, 1845-1898, for property in Peoria County, Illinois, and for Woodland Farm in Amelia County. Bond, judicial records, receipts, and tax receipts are all related to property in Peoria County, while the agreement concerns property in Florence, Alabama. Series III: Photographs are of the Hindle family, including David Hindle (d. 1932), Selina Fielding Howarth Hindle (d. 1936), Selina Howarth Hindle, Edna Hindle (Goodman), Ethel Hindle (Gordon), Lester Glen Hindle, as well as of John D. Hindle, his wife Margaret A. Jones Hindle, and their daughter Martha Dean Hindle
  • Series IV: Clippings, 1946-1975, contains articles on Woodland Farm, also known as the Hindle House, including an article on it being moved to Goochland County, Virginia, and renamed Chastain. Also contains an obituary of Judith Josephine Tucker (ca. 1902-1972) of Richmond, Virginia. Series V: Papers, 1911-1988, containing certificates, 1911-1912, for John D. Hindle as member of the corn club; commencement announcement, 1917, for Amelia County High School; John D. Hindle's World War I reminiscences; deposit receipt, 29 September 1925; checks, 27 December 1945, written by John D. Hindle; November 1960 issue of the Quincy (Illinois) Episcopal Diocese; 1988 bulletin for funeral of Edna Hindle Goodman (1890-1988); description of Woodland Farm; notes on the Hindle family; and certificate from the United States Department of the Interior stating that the Hindle House is a significant historic structure
  • Series VI: Miscellaneous items include a scrapbook containing clippings, letters, military orders, photographs, telegrams, and other items regarding John D. Hindle's service in the United States Army during World War I, as well as photographs of family and friends during the 1910s and 1920s; diary containing Hindle's account of his service in Europe as a member of the 60th Artillery, papers concerning his military duties, and mementos of his time in Europe as part of an occupation force; Hindle's military ID card; two bank books; Amelia High School yearbook, 1913; and nails from Woodland Farm
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David Hindle (1853-1932) and Selina Fielding Hindle (1857-1936) originally resided in Peoria County, Illinois. By the mid-1900s, they moved to Amelia County, Virginia, where they purchased Woodland Farm. The Hindles had five children: Selina Howarth Hindle (1888-1983), Edna Flora Hindle (Goodman) (1890-1988), John D. Hindle (1893-1981), Ethel May Hindle (Gordon) (1896-1975), and Lester Glen Hindle (1898-1920). John D. Hindle attended Amelia High School and Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He was an officer in the 60th Artillery during World War I. After the war, he settled in Richmond, Virginia, and operated a silo and farm implement business. Hindle married Margaret A. Jones (1903-1984) 14 April 1928 and they had one daughter.
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Some items are located in Oversize Box 63
Some items are located in Oversize Box 63
  • The Library of Virginia
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Rice, Martha Hindle
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Organized into the following series: Series I: Correspondence, 1924-1944. Series II: Legal papers and deeds. Series III: Photographs. Series IV: Clippings. Series V: Papers. Series VI: Miscellaneous items.
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