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Items associated with name 'Hampton Roads (Va.)'

Gunby Family papers

by Gunby FamilyHann, GeorgeHuffington, Clara Gunby (1854 – 2000)

11 boxes,  2 oversize boxes (10.25 linear feet)

The Gunby Family papers document the Gunby family lineage which began in Somerset County, Maryland in the late 17th century. Also documented are the activities of southern sympathizer Clara Gunby which occurred in Maryland and Virginia. The materials date from 1854 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1971 to 1994 when Mr. George Hann began to conduct research on the lineage of the Gunby family and associated family lines. Earlier records are included; however, they are photocopies of originals. Documenting records include Clara Gunby’s journal, family history lineage, and correspondence from George Hann to Gunby family members in the United States, Canada, England, and the South Pacific.

Identifier: 1995.012
Repository: Local History Archives
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Schooner DAVID F. KEETING and Brig ALICE Log Book

by Unknown (1867 – 1874)

1 oversize box (1.5 linear feet)

Ship's logbook documenting trade and travel of the schooner DAVID F KEETING and brig ALICE; the former transported goods from South Carolina and Florida to harbors in New York, Boston, and Baltimore while the later transported goods from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Hampton Roads, Virginia. The log, 1867-1874 documents the sea fairing voyages including weather, cargo and boat activity. Activity also logged includes the commanders or masters including Levin Granger and William H. Smoot. Ship's crew members include Cleophas E. Bennett of Sharptown, Wicomico County, Maryland. The log was eventually utilized as a scrapbook by Bennett's siblings, Cora, Dexter, and Hattie.

Associated Subjects: Agriculture • Maritime
Identifier: 2016.087
Repository: Local History Archives
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