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Ansley family letters to Walls family

Ansley family letters to Walls family

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ansley family letters to Walls family
Creator: Ansley family
Inclusive Dates: 1867 August 18
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (2 letters)
Collection Number: ms1449
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Josephus R. Ansley, born November 14, 1826, was the youngest child of Thomas Ansley Jr. He married Gilly R. Richardson on February 21, 1849 in Upson County, Georgia. Elizabeth G. Walls was formerly Elizabeth G. Ansley, the sister of Josephus. She married Oliver Walls on December 25, 1838 in Warren County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two letters between J. R. and Gilly Ansley, written from Garden Valley, Texas and O. and Elizabeth Walls of Thomaston, Georgia. The letters discuss family illness, the growing of crops, and the heat of mid-day.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ansley family letters to Walls family, ms 1449. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Ansley, Gilly R.
Ansley, J. R. (Josephus R.), 1826-
Garden Valley (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.
Walls, Elizabeth G.
Walls, O. (Oliver)

Related Collections in this Repository

Further information on the Ansley family located in Hargrett Ga Room: A history of descendents: William Ansley and Thomas Ansley, compiled by Phyllis Ansley Griffin, Ga Room CS71 .E5624 2002 v. 1 ; genealogical chart of the Ansley family available on p. 142 of The rock house, McDuffie County, Georgia, by Kenneth H. Thomas, Ga Room F292.M13 T47 1974.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letters, 1867 August 18