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Label
1834-1864
Inclusive dates
1834-1864
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1834-1864, of the Hawthorn family of Lunenburg County, and Norfolk and Petersburg, Virginia, consisting of correspondence from Ann B. Hawthorn of Lunenburg County to her brother Thomas F. Hawthorn (ca. 1814-1842) containing personal and family news; correspondence from Thomas F. Hawthorn to Mary Lavina Butterworth Hawthorn (1820-1895) written during their courtship and after their marriage and containing personal news and news of his health; letters from T. H. Butterworth to Mary L. Hawthorn and from John W. Butterworth to Thomas F. Hawthorn containing family news; and a letter, 28 April 1864 from Captain Charles E. Waddell (1828-1874), Company H, 12th Virginia Infantry, concerning John William Hawthorn (1840-1898)
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Biographical or historical data
Thomas F. Hawthorn (ca. 1814-8 April 1842) of Lunenburg County, Virginia, married Mary Lavina Butterworth (23 March 1820-17 March 1895) of Petersburg, Virginia, 4 October 1838. Hawthorn suffered from ill heath and worked in Norfolk, Virginia, while his wife lived with her family in Petersburg, Virginia. They had one son, John William Hawthorn (8 August 1840-5 May 1898) who served as a private in Company H, 12th Virginia Infantry. After her husband's death, Mary Hawthorn married William P. Porter (1806-1890) 21 August 1851. Thomas F. Hawthorn, John William Hawthorn, Mary Butterworth Hawthorn Porter, and William P. Porter are all buried in Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg.
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Vi
Form designation
Letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
29
Immediate source of acquisition
Duke, William, Mrs.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000501714
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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