The Resource Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of the DeWeese Family

Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of the DeWeese Family

Label
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of the DeWeese Family, 1918-1974
Title
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of the DeWeese Family
Inclusive dates
1918-1974
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This collection consists of unclaimed property personal papers (Accession 42943) delivered to the Virginia Dept. of the Treasury from banks, executors, administrators or any other safekeeping repositories who have come into the possession of unclaimed property. Typically these personal papers will include correspondence, financial records, and legal or business papers from estates with unknown heirs
  • Lot 6804, owned by John D. DeWeese and Betty DeWeese, contains DeWeese family papers including: a biographical sketch of William Penz (born 10 June 1860); a letter to William Penz from S.H. Phelps, dated 9 March 1918; love letters between Private John B. DeWeese and Marjorie Penz (later his wife), written between 28 April 1943 and 15 May 1943. Penz was stationed at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana and Penz lived in Brazil, Indiana; John B. DeWeese draft notification dated 6 November 1942 and his dog tags; a copy of Marjorie Penz driver's license and her report cards from 1938 to 1940; war ration books for Mrs. John B. DeWeese, Kenneth William DeWeese and Rachel M. Lehman; Saving Book Stamp book for Kenneth William DeWeese; copy of certificate of naturalization for Simon Penz, dated 2 February 1923 and issued in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania; estate records of Harry Penz (half-brother of Marjorie), 1967; certificate of marriage between Michael William DeWeese and Betty Kathleen Watkins, 23 May 1972, Peniscot County, Missouri; certificate of birth for Herbert William Clark DeWeese, born 24 April 1973 to Michael and Betty DeWeese; certificate of marriage between John D. DeWeese and Betty Kathleen(?), 15 November 1973, Franklin County, Virginia; and certificate of birth for Michael P. DeWeese, borth 4 December 1974 to John and Betty DeWeese
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Dept. of the Treasury. (Search Virginia Dept. of the Treasury as author).
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
The Treasurer is the custodian of any property presumed abandoned and remitted to the state's custody for safekeeping. The intangible personal property is retained by the Treasurer after being declared unclaimed, for eventual delivery to the person claiming an interest in said property pursuant to Sections 55-210.20 through 55-210.22 of the Code of Virginia. Per Library of Virginia retention schedule 152-006, intangible personal property records are retained by the Dept. of Treasury for 20 years and then any records deemed archival are transferred to the Library of Virginia for permanent retention.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of the DeWeese Family
Note
Lot Number: 6804
Arrangement
Arranged numerically by lot number.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
Marriage records are closed for 50 years from date of marriage
Immediate source of acquisition
Angela Milby - Virginia Dept. of the Treasury
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001567622
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
folder.

Library Locations

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