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Label
1812-1875
Inclusive dates
1812-1875
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1812-1875, of the Wren family of Fluvanna and Powhatan Counties, Virginia, consisting of a letter, dated 17 December 1812, from William Wren (d. 1817) of Fluvanna County to his son Robert Wren (ca. 1776-1857) of Powhatan County consoling him on the death of his wife Elizabeth (d. 1812); a letter, dated February 1832 and written in verse, from William Wren (ca. 1809-1877) of Powhatan County to James S. Wren of Fluvanna County; a poem, dated 12 June 1834, possibly written by William Wren on slavery and the slave trade; a letter, dated 23 [January?] 1835, to Robert Wren discussing religion; a letter, dated December 1875, from William Wren to "Jimmie and Werter" sending family news; and a letter, dated 17 June, from Jane M. Porter of Amelia County to Martha A. Wren of Powhatan County concerning her stay in Amelia
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Biographical or historical data
Robert Wren, Sr., was born about 1776 in Fairfax County, Virginia. With his father William Wren (d. 1817), he relocated to Fluvanna County, Virginia. Robert Wren later moved to Powhatan County, Virginia, where he married Elizabeth Sublet (d. 1812); they had four children. After her death, Wren married Martha Catlett (ca. 1778-1854) of King William County, Virginia. Robert Wren was a preacher and two of his sons, William (ca. 1809-1877) and Joseph (b. ca. 1802) were teachers. Robert Wren died 26 May 1857 in Powhatan County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
16
Immediate source of acquisition
Wren, W. H.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000499136
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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