Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann Collection

ca. 1743-1910
Manuscript Collection #1049
Creator(s)
Mann, Mary Hoover Boyd
Physical description
0.25 Cubic Feet, 12 items
Preferred Citation
Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann Collection (#1049), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions


Administrative information
Custodial History

September 1, 2005, (unprocessed) 12 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Collection (ca. 1743-1910) of correspondence, deeds, genealogical records, receipts, and school records pertaining to the family of John & Nancy Hoover and the related family of A. & Elizabeth Adelaid Taft of Washington, Beaufort County and Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann

Processing information

Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 3, 2008

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.


Key terms
Personal Names
Hoover family
Taft family
Places
Beaufort County (N.C.)--Genealogy
Pitt County (N.C.)--Genealogy

Container list
Box 1 Folder a Item 1 Land document, Beaufort County, North Carolina (ca. 1743). Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Torn; majority missing; fragile; needs conservation
Box 1 Folder a Item 2 Simpson, John. Deed No. 562 (11/6/1783) for 50 acres of land in Pitt County, North Carolina; witnessed by Governor Alexander Martin, New Bern, NC; Plat of land (2/10/1783); & State Seal affixed with cotton tape. 1 item. 3 p
Box 1 Folder a Item 3 Smith, Henry, Sheriff of Pitt County, North Carolina. Deed for 230 acres (4/25/1818) to John S. Easton, enrolled in the Regt. Office of Pitt County, NC, Book AA Page 218 by Peter Sugg, Registrar. 1 item. 2 p. Note: fragile, torn; needs conservation
Box 1 Folder a Item 4 Smith, Eliza. Receipt (7/21/1818) to William Moore for $1,050.00 in payment for her Right of Dower of all the land purchased by William Moore from the estate of David Smith; Samuel Simpson, witness. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder a Item 6 Hardee, J. B., Baltimore, MD. Letter (3/2/1891) to Dear John regarding measurement of the graveyard. Signed "Your cousin". 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder a Item 7 John Flanagan Buggy Company, Greenville, North Carolina. Receipt for $100.00 (10/6/1896) to J. W. Brooks, administrator, in payment for coffin furnished to Oliver Moore, Est. Printed form. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder a Item 8 Manning, F, V., Pitt County, North Carolina. Deed (11/10/1897) to John W. Brooks, for 58 ¼ acres of land from Hardy's Run to the mouth of Meadow Branch; recorded in Book H-6, page 204. Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Fragile, torn; needs conservation
Box 1 Folder a Item 9 School Census, District No. 9, Greenville, Pitt County (1904) for White children, aged 6 to 21, in District No. 9, recording Names, Ages, Sex, and Name of Parent or Guardian. Printed form. 1 item. 2 p
Box 1 Folder a Item 10 Lottie, R.F.D. #3. Postcard (10/5/1910) to Miss Bessie Brooks, Greenville, North Carolina; verso image caption: "Big Chief, he love squaw" 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder a Item 11-12 Hoover Family Bible Records (1815-1895), showing births, marriages & deaths 2 items. 2 p. Note: Torn; fragile. Needs conservation