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Blackerby-Stone family papers, 1859-1923

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Heather J. Burke

Title

Blackerby-Stone family papers

Date

1859-1923

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

69M48: [identification of item], Blackerby-Stone family papers,1859-1923, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

1.13 Cubic feet

3 boxes

Creator

Blackerby family

Biography/History

The Blackerby family originally came from Orange County, Virginia and moved to Lincoln County, Kentucky in 1828 when William Blackerby married Nancy Gaines. Their son Benjamin Blackerby married Catherine House of Garrard County, Kentucky, and the couple had thirteen children including Nancy Blackerby who married Lee H. Stone on October 7, 1885, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.

Reuben Derrall Morgan: Information about William Blackerby. Geneology.com, 2009. Web. 7 September 2011.

Perry, Nancy House. Descendents of Matthias House, Jr. Ancestry.com. Web. 8 September 2011.

Scope and Content

The Blackerby-Stone family papers consist primarily of correspondence, mostly to/from Nannie Blackerby, ranging in date from 1876 to 1923. There is also undated and incomplete correspondence. In addition to the correspondence are various statements--including receipts and promissory notes,etc.-- with those dated ranging from 1859 to 1906, as well as numerous insurance papers. There are also instructions for a legal deposition in the case of George H. Showse versus James Blackerby. Among the general materials in the collection are school materials, photographs, cards, programs and other paper ephemera.

Subjects

  • Financial statements.
  • Correspondence.

Collection Inventory

I Correspondence, 1876-1923, undated
Scope and Content Note:

The Correspondence series contains incomplete, undated and dated correspondence of the Blackerby and Stone families. The majority is of the Blackerby family, particularly letters to/from Nannie Blackerby, and the dated materials in this series range from 1876 to 1923.

November 1876- December 1883
[Box: 1, Folder: 1]
January 1884-June 1885
[Box: 1, Folder: 2]
July 1885-1889
[Box: 1, Folder: 3]
January 1890-December 1891
[Box: 1, Folder: 4]
January 1895-July 1902, 1915, 1923
[Box: 1, Folder: 5]
undated
[Box: 2, Folder: 1]
Letter to/from Miss Nannie Blackerby, undated
[Box: 2, Folder: 2]
II Papers, 1859-1906, undated
Scope and Content Note:

The Papers series consists of various dated and undated statements--including receipts and promissory notes,etc.-- with those dated ranging from 1859 to 1906, as well as numerous insurance papers. There are also instructions for a legal deposition in the case of George H. Showse versus James Blackerby.

Statements, 1859-1879
[Box: 2, Folder: 3]
Statements, 1880-1890
[Box: 2, Folder: 4]
Statements, 1891-1906, undated
[Box: 2, Folder: 5]
Insurance Papers, undated
[Box: 2, Folder: 6]
Deposition Instructions for the case of George H. Showse versus James Blackerby, undated
[Box: 2, Folder: 7]
School Materials, undated
[Box: 3, Folder: 1]
Papers, undated
[Box: 3, Folder: 2]
Assorted Union Cards and Programs, undated
[Box: 3, Folder: 3]

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