The Resource The history of Lawrence Creek

The history of Lawrence Creek

Label
The history of Lawrence Creek, 1934
Title
The history of Lawrence Creek
Inclusive dates
1934
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reminiscences, 1934, of Martha "Pattie" Ann Carter Dettor (1845-1938) of Louisa County, Virginia, titled the history of Lawrence Creek consisting of recollections on her family and life in rural Louisa County at her father's plantation Lawrence Creek during the immediate antebellum and postbellum periods. There is information on education, religion, slavery, and daily routines. Account transcribed by Deborah Taylory Richardson from letters written by Dettor late in her life. Includes a map of Louisa County locating Lawrence Creek and photographs of some of the family members mentioned. There is also an index
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
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Biographical or historical data
Martha "Pattie" Ann Carter was born 20 January 1845 at Lawrence Creek in Louisa County, Virginia, to William Scott Carter (1815-1875) and Martha Ann Gentry Carter. She was educated at various schools in Louisa and Albemarle Counties. Carter married William Fisk Dettor (1840-1911) 22 November 1865, and they had nine children. Martha "Pattie" Dettor died 23 November 1938 in Louisa County, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery in Gordonsville, Virginia.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
The history of Lawrence Creek
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
48
Immediate source of acquisition
Richardson, Deborah Taylor
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000491333
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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