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R. C. Ballard Thruston Correspondence
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], R. C. Ballard Thruston Correspondence, 1940-1942, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Louisville geological engineer, researcher, historian, collector, and president and benefactor of The Filson Club. Correspondence with Lucy Brown Beale of Hague, Va., describes genealogical research on the ancestral families of Thruston, including typed extracts from the order books of Westmoreland County, Va., 1663 -1750, and Caroline County, Va., containing information on the Pope, Rogers, Clark, Oldham, Marshall, Lisson, Wilson, and Richards families; cemetery inscriptions at Bushfield, Va., for the Bushrod Family; and wills for Nathaniel Pope, 1659, and Original Brown, 1697. Card index in repository
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