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1846-1877
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1846-1877
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eng
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Papers, 1846-1877, of the Briscoe family of Jefferson County, West Virginia, and the Goodloe family of Spotsylvania County, Virginia, consisting of the correspondence of Mary E. Goodloe (ca. 1828-1875) and her husband George Philip Goodloe (b. ca. 1820) with their daughter Evie Goodloe Briscoe (1848-1924) and her husband William Darke Briscoe (1832-1906) commenting on family and social news, as well as discussing agriculture, children, deaths, education, health, hunting, marriages, postal service, poultry, religion, and other matters. Papers also contain letters from Evie Goodloe to William Briscoe during their courtship and their marriage, and correspondence from Elizabeth Goodloe (ca. 1799-1872), Charles Goodloe (b. ca. 1851), and Edwina C. Duerson Goodloe (b. ca. 1852) with Evie Briscoe concerning family and social news. Also letters to and from Evie Briscoe from other relatives and friends. Papers also include accounts and account book, 1861-1864, of Frederick A. Briscoe (1819-1882) of the Quartermaster's Department of the Confederate Army; a circular letter, 7 January 1867, regarding the formation of a memorial association by the ladies of Spotsylvania County; poems and essays by Evie Goodloe while a student; and an obituary for Mary E. Goodloe
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Evie Goodloe was born 17 March 1848 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, to George Philip Goodloe (b. ca. 1820) and Mary E. Goodloe (ca. 1828-1875). She married William Darke Briscoe (1832-1906) of Jefferson County, West Virginia, in November 1866, and they had five children. Evie Goodloe Briscoe died 4 May 1924 and was buried in the Zion Episcopal Church cemetery in Charlestown, West Virginia. Her brother, Charles Goodloe (b. ca. 1851) married Edwina C. Duerson (b. ca. 1852) in November 1872, and they had at least two children. Frederick A. Briscoe (1819-1882) was the brother of William Briscoe. He served as an officer in the Confederate Quartermaster's Department during the Civil War.
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Papers
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1.35
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Jackson, Earl
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001538863
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