Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1902
Overview Correspondence of Enoch Rector, a Baptist minister in Ohio and in Wood and Wirt counties, West Virginia. Subjects include land sales, Western Virginia Education Society, Rector College, family affairs, and Rev. Joshua Bradley's work. There are pamphlets and typescripts on Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Wood County.
Dates: 1824-1853, 1916, 1966
Collection Number: A&M.0945
Scope and Contents Letters, deeds, wills, tax receipts, and miscellaneous papers, by or mentioning Enoch Rector, C.N. Ransom, the Garrard Family, Mary E. Avery, James Hiett, Samuel Heitt, Thomas Rector, J. Madison Jackson, Samuel and Josiah Halley, Joseph and Deborah Spencer, and Stephen C. Shaw. The papers deal mainly with land transactions and family affairs, including corn prices; building of Muskingum River; notes on preaching in Baptist churches in Richmond, Virginia, revivals, ministers' salaries; deaths...
Dates: ca. 1802-1913
Collection Number: A&M.1637
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typescript entitled “Enoch Rector, his Fore-fathers and Descendants”, by Thomas Rector (undated); a typescript entitled "The (Reynear) Hall Family," by D.B. Hall (1925); a short historical sketch of the First Baptist Church of Parkersburg, at which Enoch Rector was pastor (ca. 1958); and the family record from James Hiett's Bible. Also included are 12 photographs of members of these three related lines.
Dates: ca. 1855-1890s, 1925, 1958
Collection Number: A&M.0081
Overview Papers of Thomas Tavenner and the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence; memoirs; journals; financial and legal documents; pamphlets; newspapers; and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family were Confederate sympathizers. The collection is organized into ten series, including: 1. Correspondence (1796-1955, undated); 2. Reminiscences (1861-1866, undated); 3. Journals (1840-1863); 4. Financial papers (1821-1901,...
Dates: 1772-1955; Majority of material found within 1855-1866
Collection Number: A&M.0858
Overview Papers of the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence, newspaper clippings, maps, and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family was sympathetic to the Confederate cause. One member of the family, William Cabell Tavenner, served in the Confederate army; his letters are part of the collection. This collection also contains material related to families allied to the Tavenner family by marriage, particularly the Withers...
Dates: 1778-1953; Majority of material found within 1819-1884