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Elizabeth Hogg Ironmonger Papers, circa 1900-1997

Elizabeth Hogg Ironmonger Papers, circa 1900-1997
Mss. 84 I6
2.3 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1900-1997, of Elizabeth Hogg Ironmonger, genealogist. Includes genealogical notes, history of post offices in York County, Va., a record of Revolutionary War claims by York County inhabitants, history of the Grafton Baptist Church, Methodism in York County, Va., a map of the Jamestown Exposition grounds in Norfolk, Va., copies of the Abingdon Parish Register, the Kingston Parish Register, and the Northumberland County Order Book.

There is genealogical data on numerous families as well as typescript genealogies of York County, Va. families transcribed by Ironmonger and by her daughter, Thelma Hansford.

Families for which there is information include Sparrow, Winder, Hogg, Hopkins and Ironmonger, Hayward/Howard, Curtis, Wainwright, Powell and many others.

Photographs of the 19th century Catherine Dudley Cary Pescud Mourning Broach can be found in Box 2, Folder 4.

The inventory includes the following accessions:

1984.04; 1994.60; 1995.54; 1997.53; 1998.05.

Accession 1997.01 is not on the pdf inventory below, but consists of  3 folders with Genealogical notes on the Hayward/Howard Family of York County, Va. and a letter from Thelma Hansford to her brother, Warner, about her memories of her family and youth, which includes genealogical information.  Dated June 7, 1997.

Other URL
Ironmonger, Elizabeth Lindsay Hogg (1891-1985)
Hansford, Thelma Ironmonger (1910-)
Baptist Church--Virginia--History
Curtis family
Grafton Baptist Church
Hansford family
Haywood family
Hogg family
Howard family
Ironmonger family
Methodist Church--Virginia
Methodist Church--Virginia--York County
Northumberland County (Va.)--History
Registers of births, etc.--Virginia--Abingdon Parish
York County (Va.)--History--18th century
York County (Va.)--History--19th century
York County (Va.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Mrs. Thelma Hansford.
Gifts in 1984, 1985, 1987, 1994, and 1995. Acc. 1984.04; 1994.60; 1995.54; 1997.53; 1998.05; 1997.01.
Related Publications

Elizabeth Hogg Ironmonger, <i>Hogg Family of York and Gloucester Counties, Virginia</i> (Seaford, Va., 1968); and <i>Ironmonger and Connections: 1624-1924; A Family History</i> (Seaford, Va.: J. G. Ironmonger, 1956).

Robbins, Robert W., <i>The Register of Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia, 1677-1780 </i> (Arlington, Va. [1981]).

Preferred Citation
Elizabeth Hogg Ironmonger Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in 2009.
Collection Material Type:
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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