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Families -- North Carolina -- Jackson County

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

A.L. Ensley Collection

Identifier: MSS 09-07
Content Description

The collection includes two hundred photographic glass plate negatives taken by A.L. Ensley. Subjects of the negatives include: individual and family portraits; the Hog Rock Mine at Webster, N.C.; mining and/or railroad operations; town views; schools, stores, and other structures; the Sylva flood of 1901; scenery; people on horseback or in carriages; and views of Tampa, Florida.

Dates: 1949 - 1960

Andy J. Wood Collection

Identifier: SM 80-38
Content Description The collection contains a handwritten copy of an apparent deathbed autobiography. The writer, Andy J. Wood, was a Jackson County pioneer who lived for 90 years, and apparently wrote down some of the major events of his life while he lay dying in 1906. Wood recalls his marriage, "setting up housekeeping," and raising a family in Jackson County.Also included is a transcript of the manuscript and a letter from the donor to Dr. Williams regarding the circumstances of his finding the...
Dates: 1906

Ashe Morrison Hyatt Families Collection

Identifier: MSS 20-03
Content Description

The collection consists of photographs, both prints and tintypes and are arranged by family. Also included are the scrapbook pages the photographs were taken from, a brief family history, and a Family Record page for Felix and Mary.

Dates: 1890s-1920s

Cashiers Valley & Hamburg Ledger

Identifier: SM 97-06
Content Description Ledger, c. 4 inches x 9 and 3/4 inches, forty-nine leaves, with handwritten entries in pencil and ink dating from 1890s to 1920s. Main headings are for the Hamburg and Cashiers Valley townships of Jackson County, North Carolina. Alphabetical listing of individual's names by townships, and separate listing of names and ages of children. Entries for "work on road," "work on school house," "work at saw mill," "paid preacher" and churches, and additional entries for goods purchased and/or...
Dates: 1890s-1920s

Fisher Family Letters Collection

Identifier: SM 12-01
Content Description

The collection consists of two (2) letters concerning the Fisher family of Jackson County, North Carolina. The first letter is from Wm. Gilleland, Jefferson, Georgia, to James Fisher and Mary Gilleland Fisher (“Dear brother and sister”), Scotts Creek, North Carolina, dated June 6, 1859; the second letter is from J.J. Allen, Camp 25 Regiment, Weldon, North Carolina, to M.A. [Minerva Adeline] Fisher (“Dear Sister”), dated February 22, 1864.

Dates: 1859 - 1864

Grace Hall Brown

Identifier: SM 80-01
Content Description The collection consists of an eight page manuscript entitled "The Story of the Robert Brown Family of Jackson County, North Carolina" by Grace Hall Brown of Cullowhee, NC.The study begins with Robert Brown's arrival from England at the port of Charleston, SC, in 1740. Brown first moved to Cleveland County, NC, where he married the daughter of a former North Carolina governor, Clyde R. Hoey (after whom Hoey Auditorium on the Western Carolina University (WCU) campus is named). He...
Dates: 1968

McKee & Dills Families

Identifier: MSS 12-01
Content Description

The collection contains materials concerning the McKee, Dills, and related families, of western North Carolina, chiefly Jackson County, NC. Of note are several Civil War letters; a Certificate of Promotion to Second Lieutenant for C.S. Buchanan, July 26, 1863; and state of North Carolina Confederate currency.

Dates: 1822 - 1961