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William Thomas Leavell letter

Label
William Thomas Leavell letter, 1853 December 12
Title
William Thomas Leavell letter
Inclusive dates
1853 December 12
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 12 December 1853, from William Thomas Leavell (1813-1899) in Madison, Virginia to his wife, Anne Yates Leavell (1815-1858) in Charles Town, (West) Virginia. Leavell writes of his travel arrangements to Richmond and Charles City, his health, recent sermons delivered, and the illness of his wife's sister
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  • Described
Biographical or historical data
William Thomas Leavell was born 11 September 1813 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. He was ordained a minister in the Episcopal Church about 1838, and served Westover Parish in Charles City County, Virginia, until 1853. He served a parish in Madison and Rappahannock Counties, Virginia, and by 1858, he relocated to Jefferson County, (West) Virginia, serving churches there and in Berkeley County, (West) Virginia. Leavell married first Anne Yates (1815-1858) 18 November 1847, and they had six children. He married second Emma Wynkoop (d. 1906) 22 May 1883. Leavell died 25 August 1899, and was buried at Zion Episcopal Church in Charles Town, West Virginia.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
William Thomas Leavell letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
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  • 1
  • 1
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
R. Gutzman
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001606672
Type of unit
  • leaf and
  • p.

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