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|Abstract||Scattered family papers and data pertaining to the descendants of John Daves (1748-1804) of New Bern, N.C., and to related branches of the Haynes, Pugh, and Collins families. Correspondence includes letters, 1803- 1818, received by Josiah Collins, Jr. (1768-1839) of Edenton, N.C. from relatives in New Bern, N.C., concerning business, banking, and family matters; deed of sale for slaves, Craven County, N.C., 1816; and letters, 1855, to Edward Graham Daves (1833-1894) of Cambridge, Mass., concerning the illness and death of his brother Jack.|
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Family data on descendants of Captain John Daves, who was born in Mecklenburg County, Va., in 1748 and died in New Bern, N.C., 1804.Back to Top
Daves and Collins family correspondence and other papers. Family and biographical data with miscellaneous genealogical notes and data on Daves, Eaton, and Haynes families in North Carolina. There are also items concerning William Eaton (d. 1759) of Granville County, who died in 1759, and a biographical sketch of Graham Daves (1836-1902) and a clipping about Myer Myers, an early New York goldsmith. There is also a copy of "A Register kept by Thomas Haynes, Jr.," begun in 1708 when he married Martha Jones and continued by other members of the Haynes and Pugh family to 1797 with births and deaths.
Mainly letters to Josiah Collins, Jr. (1768-1839) of Edenton, N.C., from relatives in New Bern, N.C., about business, banking, and family matters. Also included is a deed of sale for slaves, 1816.
Seven letters from 1855 to Edward Graham Daves (1833-1894) in Cambridge, Mass., concerning the illness and death of his brother Jack. There are also scattered family items including a certificate from the Society of the Cincinnati, 1893, relating to the service of Captain John Daves.
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This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation Trust.Back to Top