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Luna Holcomb genealogical files

Luna Holcomb genealogical files

Descriptive Summary

Title: Luna Holcomb genealogical files
Creator: Holcomb, Luna Thomason, 1891-
Creator: Dyer, Watson B. (Watson Benjamin), 1901-
Creator: Chesser, Griffin
Inclusive Dates: 1925-1950
Language(s): 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)
Holcomb family -- Genealogy
Holcomb, Luna Thomason, 1891- -- Correspondence
Ingram family -- Genealogy
Reference sources.
Research notes.
Thompson family -- Genealogy

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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
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
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
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
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
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
71Correspondence-General, 1937-1944
73Research Notes-General
1AGenealogical charts