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Gholson Family Collection, 1764-1896

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Staff

Title

Gholson Family Collection

Date

1764-1896

Repository

Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives. Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931

Conditions Governing Access note

Access at KHS only. Use microfilm, transcriptions or images when available.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Gholson Family Collection, 1764-1896, 98SC267,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.

Extent

39 items

Scope and Content

This collection consists of items concerning the Gholson family of McCracken County, Kentucky. Materials, dated 1764-1896, include photostatic copies of the 1764 will of Jane Gholson; Jacob J. Gholson's 1837 affidavit and power-of-attorney from Nacagdoches, Texas; an 1838 record from William Gholson's Revolutionary War pension file; and a Truman family bible record. Other items are a promissory note dated 1768 from Ludwell Grymes and Zachariah Burnley of Orange County, Virginia, to Samuel Rice; survey notice of R.D. Gholson; an 1854 letter from W.S. Gholson in Cooper County, Missouri, to his brother and sister in Kentucky; an 1862 oath of allegiance to the United States signed by William Hobby and denying loyalty to the Confederacy; various receipts and notes; photographs and negatives of the Gholson family.

Arrangement: Chronological

Subjects

  • Golsan family
  • Truman family
  • Kentucky Genealogy
  • Black-and-white photographs

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