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Luna Holcomb genealogical files

Luna Holcomb genealogical files

Descriptive Summary

Title: Luna Holcomb genealogical files
Creator: Holcomb, Luna Thomason
Creator: Dyer, Watson B. (Watson Benjamin)
Creator: Chesser, Griffin
Inclusive Dates: 1925-1950
Language: English
Extent: 2.75 Linear Feet 6 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms2366
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Mother: Alice Varina Tucker Father: William Jasper Thomason

Maternal Grandmother: Martha Grogan Maternal Grandfather: Richard Tucker Paternal Grandmother: Dolly Ingram Paternal Grandfather: Simeon Thomason

Sisters: Ila Pearl Thomason Caldwell Ineva Thomason Houston Naomi Thomason (died at age 3 months) Verna Thomason

Brothers: Raymond Thadeus Thomason William Earnest Thomason Homer Madison Thomason (died at age 10 years) Malvin Thomason Dorris Thomason

Husband: Elton DeWitt Holcomb Married June 8, 1913

Son: Elton DeWitt Holcomb, Jr. Born September 12, 1914

Luna Thomason Holcomb (1891-) was born in in Texas, became interested in genealogy when she wanted to join the Daughters of the American Revolution. During the 1930's and 1940's, she traveled over much of the South and wrote anyone who might help her with her research.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of genealogical materials gathered by Luna Holcomb and sorted through by her distant relative Griffin Chesser with the help of the genealogist Watson Dyer. The major part of the collection concerns the family names Ingram, Thomason, and Holcomb. Each family name includes any related correspondence, clippings, maps, names and addresses of researchers, and research reference sources.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Luna Holcomb genealogical files, ms2366, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 Septemer 11.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Genealogy.
Holcomb family -- Genealogy
Holcomb, Luna Thomason -- Correspondence
Ingram family -- Genealogy
Reference sources.
Research notes.
Thompson family -- Genealogy

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Luna Thomason Holcomb-Biographical Information
 
12Adair Family
 
13Allen Family
 
14Archer Family
 
15Arnold Family
 
16Bacon Family
 
17Baker, Broughton Families
 
18Barnett Family
 
19Barton Family
 
110Bennett Family
 
111Boone, Bryan Families
 
112Bostick Family
 
113Bourne Family
 
114Bradford Family
 
115Bradley Family
 
116Brian/Bryan/Bryant Family
 
117Cockrum Family
 
118Crawford Family
 
119Crump Family
 
120Davie/Davies/Davis Family
 
121Diggs/Digges Family
 
122Dimond/Diamond Family
 
123Easley Family
 
124Eaton Family
 
125Fleming Family
 
126Greene Family
 
127Grinnell/Grindle Family
 
128Grogan Family
 
129Grymes Family
 
130Gurley Family
 
131Hansford Family
 
132Harmon Family
 
boxfolder
21Haynes/Haines Family-Research Correspondence
 
22Haynes/Haines Family-Research Material
 
23Hicks Family
 
24Holcomb Family-Research Correspondence, 1935-1938
 
25Holcomb Family-Research Correspondence, 1939
 
26Holcomb Family-Research Correspondence, 1940
 
27Holcomb Family-Research Correspondence, 1941
 
28Holcomb Family-Research Correspondence, 1942-1943
 
29Holcomb Family-Research Correspondence, 1944-1947
 
210Holcomb Family-Research Material-General
 
211Holcomb Family-Research Material-Georgia
 
212Holcomb Family-Research Material-Louisiana
 
boxfolder
31Holcomb Family-Research Material-North Carolina
 
32Holcomb Family-Research Material-South Carolina
 
33Holcomb Family-Research Material-Texas
 
34Holcomb Family-Research Material-Virginia
 
35Holcomb Family-Research Material-Notes and Clippings
 
36Howell Family
 
37Huckaby Family
 
38Ingram Family-Research Correspondence
 
39Ingram Family-Research Material-General
 
310Ingram Family-Research Material-Georgia
 
311Ingram Family-Research Material-Louisiana
 
312Ingram Family-Research Material-Maryland, Pennsylvania
 
313Ingram Family-Research Material-North Carolina
 
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41Ingram Family-Research Material-South Carolina (counties A-K)
 
42Ingram Family-Research Material-South Carolina (counties L-U, general)
 
43Ingram Family-Research Material-Texas
 
44Ingram Family-Research Material-Virginia
 
45Ingram Family-Research Material-Notes and Clippings
 
46Jones Family
 
47Jordan Family
 
48Kaigler/Keigler/Koogler/Cagle Family
 
49Kelly Family
 
410Kittle Family
 
411Little Family
 
412Littleton Family
 
413Lummus Family
 
414Martin Family
 
415Mead Family
 
416Moody Family
 
417Moore Family
 
418Morgan Family
 
419Nichols Family
 
420Pollard Family
 
421Richardson Family
 
422Saxon Family
 
423Stith Family
 
424Stuart/Stewart Family
 
425Talbott Family
 
426Tatum Family
 
boxfolder
51Thomason Family-Research Correspondence, 1925-1936
 
52Thomason Family-Research Correspondence, 1937
 
53Thomason Family-Research Correspondence, 1938
 
54Thomason Family-Research Correspondence, 1939-1940
 
55Thomason Family-Research Correspondence, 1941-1943
 
56Thomason Family-Research Correspondence, 1944-1950
 
57Thomason Family-Research Material-General
 
58Thomason Family-Research Material-Georgia
 
59Thomason Family-Research Material-North Carolina
 
boxfolder
61Thomason Family-Research Material-South Carolina
 
62Thomason Family-Research Material-Texas
 
63Thomason Family-Research Material-Virginia
 
64Thomason Family-Research Material-Notes and Clippings
 
65Tillman Family
 
66Tippin, Mann, Whitaker Families
 
67Tucker Family
 
68Wade/Waid/Waide FamilyMaps
 
69Walker Family
 
610White Family
 
611Wilburn Family
 
612Wilson Family
 
613Young Family
 
boxfolder
71Correspondence-General, 1937-1944
 
72Researchers-Names/Addresses
 
73Research Notes-General
 
74Research-References
 
oversized_folder
1AMaps
 
1AGenealogical charts