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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1848-1887
Inclusive dates
1848-1887
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1848-1887, of the Zimmerman family of Alexandria, Virginia, consisting mainly of accounts, taxes, and correspondence dealing with rental properties in Alexandria owned by Mary Ann Elizabeth Zimmerman (1817-1875) which she inherited from her father, Benjamin Waters (1789-1863). The management of these properties were often handled by her son, Benjamin Waters Zimmerman, and her sons-in law, James Waters Allison (1834-1898) of Richmond, Virginia, and William Conard (1837-1897) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Allison was also the executor of Waters' will. Includes the will, 1 January 1863, of Benjamin Waters, accounts, correspondence, taxes, receipts, and checks
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Biographical or historical data
Benjamin Waters (1789-1863) of Alexandria, Virginia, married Dorothy Edmondstone (1788-1854) 26 April 1812 and they had 4 children, including Mary Ann Elizabeth (1817-1875). Mary A. E. Waters married Reuben Zimmerman (1813-1859) in 1836. They had 9 children, including Benjamin Waters Zimmerman (b. ca. 1843), Mary Robbins Zimmerman, and Adelaide Zimmerman (1843-1927). Benjamin Waters Zimmerman married Ellen Powell Carr of St. Louis, Missouri, and moved there. His mother eventually joined him there and died in St. Louis. Mary Robbins Zimmerman married James Waters Allison (1834-1898) of Richmond, Virginia, and Adelaide married William Conard (1837-1897) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. James Waters Allison was executor of the estate of Benjamin Waters.
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Vi
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Papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
105
Immediate source of acquisition
Armitage, Laura E.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000488875
Type of unit
leaves.

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