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1797-1895
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1797-1895
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eng
Summary
Papers, 1797-1895, of the Hill-Tunstall family of Caroline County, Virginia, consisting of correspondence, deeds, estate papers, genealogical notes, poetry, promissory notes, receipts, and scrapbooks. Deeds, 1797-1880, contain two deeds for property sold in King William County, Virginia, between the Gwathmey and Temple families, and seven deeds for property sold in Caroline County between the Hill and Tunstall families, including the Tunstall home "Elsen Green" and slaves. Papers include a promissory note, 8 December 1859, to the executor of Henry Hill, deceased; and estate records, 12 February 1864, noting that Philip Samuel, trustee for Elizabeth Hill, widow of Edwin Hill, and her children, has received bonds for payment of debts owed by Edwin Hill. Papers contain receipts for the purchase of a slave by Henry Hill; the purchase of ten shares of stock by Richard G. Tunstall; receipt from the Confederate quartermaster to William B. Flournoy for salt pork; and receipts to Archibald Samuel for the payment of taxes in Caroline County in 1889 and 1894. Papers include correspondence, 1820-1863, of the Hill and Tunstall families containing personal, family, and social news, including Henry Hill's letters to his daughter Jane G. Hill (Tunstall) concerning her education and the purchase of shoes for his daughter Jane G. Hill (Tunstall) and discussion of her education, letters to and from Maria Emily Tunstall while at school, and a letter discussing events in Caroline County during the Civil War. Papers also include genealogical notes on the Hill, Tunstall, and Samuel families, including a sketch of Humphrey Hill; a scrapbook book of Richard G. Tunstall of Richmond, Virginia, containing personal accounts, clippings, poems, and medical and food recipes; and poems
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Henry Hill (1783-1859) of Caroline County, Virginia, married Sarah Terry Woolfolk (1786-1825) 8 May 1804, and they had eleven children. Their daughter Jane Graham Hill (1812-1882) married Richard Gregory Tunstall (1803-1875) 16 or 21 November 1833. Among their children were: Maria Emily Tunstall (1835-1873), Lewis Hill Tunstall (1837-1926), Sarah Ann "Nannie" Tunstall (1839-1910), and Mary Camm Tunstall (1842-1907). Mary Camm Tunstall married Archibald Samuel (1843-1904). Henry Hill was the grandson of Colonel Humphrey Hill (1706-1775) of King and Queen County, Virginia.
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  • The Library of Virginia
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144
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Tracy, James H., Mrs.
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001527555
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Photocopies.
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leaves

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