Crawford Taylor Burgess family papers

Crawford Taylor Burgess family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Crawford Taylor Burgess family papers
Creator: Abbott, Blondine Burgess, 1906-1993
Creator: Burgess family
Inclusive Dates: 1890s-1993
Language(s): English
Extent: 3.25 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Collection Number: ms3883
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Crawford Taylor Burgess (1848-1938), son of Washington Jackson Burgess and Delilah Lacy Burgess, enlisted in Company B, 5th Georgia Militia in 1864. After the war, he attended Rock College, a subsidized school for disabled Confederate veterans, located at the University of Georgia. Upon completing his education, he taught for a number of years. In 1883, Burgess was ordained a minister at Hudson River Baptist Church and preached the gospel for over fifty years. Burgess' first marriage to Margaret J. Bridges (1846-1881) produced three children and his second marriage to Winnie Mathis produced ten children.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of genealogy and family research beginning with Crawford Taylor Burgess and his descendants. The papers are primarily genealogical research, correspondence, and photographs of the family gathered together by Blondine Burgess Abbott and Patsy Burgess Webb.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Crawford Taylor Burgess family papers, ms 3883, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Burgess family history
3aBurgess family - photo albums
12Washington Jackson Burgess (1821-1908)
13Lucinda E. Burgess Gober
14Mary Burgess Strickland
15Robert F. Burgess
16Crawford Taylor Burgess (1848-1938) - photographs
17-8Crawford Taylor Burgess (1848-1938)
19Crawford Taylor Burgess (1848-1938) - account book
110Crawford Taylor Burgess (1848-1938) - memorial book
111Crawford Taylor Burgess (1848-1938) - family history
112Crawford Taylor Burgess (1848-1938)
113Crawford Taylor Burgess (1848-1938) - Bible
114Winnie Mathis Burgess (1861-1945)
115-16Isahm T. Mathis (1829-1863)
117James Mathis
118Fannie Everlena Burgess Vaughn
119Sallie Burgess Sartain (d. 1979)
120-21Sallie Burgess Sartain (d. 1979) - photo album
122Cephus W. Sartain (1890-1971) - memorial book
123Minnie Burgess Ayers
124Oscar Milton Burgess (1892-1965)
125Crawford Deupree Burgess
126Faira Belle Burgess Miller
127Nettie Burgess Carithers
128Winnie Sue Carithers Crowe and William F. Crowe
129-30Laila Estelle Burgess Merck - photographs
3aLaila Estelle Burgess Merck - photo ablum
131Laila Estelle Burgess Merck - Leaves of Gold
132Laila Estelle Burgess Merck - memorial book
133William Campbell Merck (1895-1945) - memorial book
134-35Crawford Doyle Burgess (d. 1989)
31Crawford Doyle Burgess - Mercer - "My Pastoral Record"
32Crawford Doyle Burgess - family information
33Crawford Doyle Burgess - Confederate veterans publications
34Crawford Doyle Burgess - correspondence
35Crawford Doyle Burgess - church histories
36Crawford Doyle Burgess - correspondence
37Crawford Doyle Burgess - "Real Son"
38Crawford Doyle Burgess - Cecelia Sanders Burgess letters
21Cecelia Elizabeth (Betty) Burgess Grandison
22Blondine Burgess Abbott (1906-1993) - correspondence
23Blondine Burgess Abbott (1906-1993) - greeting cards
24Blondine Burgess Abbott (1906-1993) - Seneca Baptist Church
25Blondine Burgess Abbott (1906-1993) - Seneca, SC
26Blondine Burgess Abbott (1906-1993) - Golden Age Club
27-11Blondine Burgess Abbott (1906-1993) - photographs
212Blondine Burgess Abbott (1906-1993) - certificates
213Blondine Burgess Abbott (1906-1993) - autograph book
214Blondine Burgess Abbott (1906-1993) - clippings
215Blondine Burgess Abbott (1906-1993) - Abbott Funeral Home
216Blondine Burgess Abbott (1906-1993)
1Blondine Burgess Abbott (1906-1993) - Franklin High School diploma and United Daughters of the Confederacy certificates
217Burt B. Abbott
218Burt B. Abbott - WWI 30 Div. Club
219Abbott family - photographs
220Maxine Vaughn - photograph
221Louisville, KY - photographs
222Undentified photographs

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