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1793-1869
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1793-1869
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eng
Summary
Papers, 1793-1869, of the Gannaway family of Buckingham County, Virginia, consisting of accounts, agreements, bonds, deeds, legal notices, letters, petitions, and warrants. Letters from Burwell Gannaway (d. 1852) of Rutherford County, Tennessee, describe the agricultural and political conditions in that county and Tennessee. Papers contain family and business news of the Gannaway, Gilliam, Molloy, McDearmon, Seay, Cooke, and Lancaster families, including information on their farms and their slaves, education, and churches. Letters from Thomas A. Gannaway (b. 1788) of Howard County, Missouri details agricultural conditions there. Includes many deeds including a deed for the sale of the Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute. Also contains a letter by John R. Seay regarding the battle of Fredericksburg, as well as a membership list for Salem Church and information on Cedar Baptist Church
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The Gannaway family was a prominent family in Buckingham County, Virginia. John Gannaway (1748-1827) and his wife Martha "Patty" or "Patsy" Woodson Gannaway (d. 1826) had eight children, including Thomas Anderson Gannaway (b. 1783), Burrell Gannaway (d. 1853), and Theodorick Carter Gannaway (1788-1863). Theodorick Gannaway married Judith B. Lancaster McGills (1793-1871), a widow, and they had three children.
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  • The Library of Virginia
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46
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Shepard, William,
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000484897
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