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M-004 Burt Family, Genealogy, 1665-1965.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Record of the Burt family and collateral families (Goode, Mills, Huff, Bell, Nesmith, Madden, Lomax, Trussell, Gullatt, Duty, Madden, Robison, Sims, Strain, Kolb) of Virginia, South Carolina, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas. 5 vols. in 2 boxes.

BOX:001

Vol. I--Virginia-South Carolina-Alabama, 1665-1866:
FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Early Virginia records of the Burt family, including wills, inventories, and marriage records, especially those of Richard Burt the elder and Moody Burt. Genealogical sketches of the early Burts.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
South Carolina records, mainly of the Mathew Burt family in Edgefield County, S.C. Genealogy of the Mathew Burt family. Deeds and census records of the Edgefield District, S.C. and those of Abbeville County, S.C. Moody Burt's Revolutionary War record and will. Goode family connections. Records and biographical notes in South Carolina and Alabama of Gov. Francis Burt. Biographical sketches of Rep. Armistead Burt, brother of Francis and representative from South Carolina. Biographical notes on Francis Burt, Jr. and the Hall family connections. South Carolina records of the Robert Burt (Moody's brother) family. Notes on the Mills family connections in the Edgefield District, S.C. and other Burts in this district. Huff family data in the Edgefield District and records of Burt connection.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
The Burts in Alabama, mainly in Lowndes County and Fort Deposit. Genealogical notes and records of the Bell family and their connections with the Burt family. Notes on the Lovelace family. Records of the Kolb family and their Bell family connection. Census records of the John Burt family, other Burts and the Bell family in Lowndes County, Ala., cemetery records in Alabama. Miscellaneous Huff data. Index to Vol. I.

Vol. II--Louisiana-Texas, 1866-1966:
FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Bienville Parish, LA Census Records for 1870
Genealogical Records for:
John Daniel Burt
Daniel Huff Burt
Martha J. Burt Nesmith
Lowndes County Census Records for 1860
Genealogical Records for:
George R. Madden
Margaret Matilda Nesmith Bell
George T. Robison
Census Records for year 1870, Summerfield, Dallas County, AL
Early Marriage Records for Bienville Parish, LA
Genealogical Records for;
Rebecca Burt Lomax
Julie Burt Trussell
Doswell Gullatt
Lincoln Parish, LA-Census Records for 1880
Genealogical Records for William Alexander Burt
In Memoriam of Sister Nannie Burt
Genealogical Records for:
Mattye Florence Burt
William Leonard Hodge
Elizabeth Wilma Hodge
Roy Lavelle Hodge
William Aylmer Burt
Lawrence William Burt
Robert Emmett Burt
Margaret Elizabeth Burt
Frances Marie Burt White
Robert Emmett Burt, Jr.
Lieutenant William Claude Burt
Ollye Elizabeth Burt
James Willard Duty
Bessie May Burt Lawrence Hancock
Jeannette Hancock Arnold Talley
James Claude Burt
Beulah Rhinehart Burt
Minnie McKenzie Haynes Burt
Marguerite Haynes Mitchell
Ralph Haynes
Fred Willis Burt
George H. Burt
Jennie Burt Trussell

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Record of Jacob Henry Trussell family
Genealogical Records for:
Pearl Trussell
Eugene Clavence Trussell
William Travis Trussell
Ethel Julie Trussell
Gladys Jennie Trussell
Otis A. Trussell
Sue Bell Trussell
Robison, Madden, Deal families
Genealogical Records for:
Eliza Puckett-William B. Madden
James Alexander Robison
Almer James Robison
L.C. Gahagan
Oll Harrington Smith
Emma Smith
Robison family
Barnett family
In Memoriam of Ruffin G. Pleasant
Military records (unreadable)
Genealogical Records for:
Thomas Strain
Milton Duty
Carrie Robison
Burt family
Robison family
Matthew Burt

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
The History of Simsboro
Simsboro High School Graduation classes, 1904-1919
The Old Homes of Simsboro
Index to Volume II


BOX:002

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
The William Alexander Burt (1859-1941) family.
Notes on the Hodge, Duty, Madden, and Robison families, and others, through 1966.
The Sims, Strain, and Duty families in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.
Art collections of Simsboro after 60 years
An essay, "The History of Simsboro."
A Personal Reminiscences
An article, "The Old Homes of Simsboro."
J. Claude Burt's "Recollections of Simsboro after 60 Years."

Vol. III--Edgefield, South Carolina.
FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Probate Court records of the Burt family, 1789-1861, collected by James Claude Burt, 1942-1968.

FOLDER:003-004
DESCRIPTION:
Concerning the records of families of Mathew and Moody Burt, two of the grandsons of Richard Burt the Elder, brothers who moved to Edgefield, S.C. and related families.
Wills, deeds, and leases, and mortgages of the Mathew and Moody Burt families, 1789-1861.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Vol. IV -- Additional Bell and Burt Records.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
John Daniel Burt genealogy.
Wills and other records involving Burt and related families, (of land transfers in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.)
Virginia and South Carolina military and legal records. Burt family Bible records.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Data from the Lowndes County Court House at Hayneville, Alabama.

FOLDER:008-010
DESCRIPTION:
Vol. V -- Burt and Duty family record of Ollye Burt (Mrs. James A.) Duty.
This volume is a condensed version of the genealogical and historical record of the Burt and Collateral families prepared by James Claude Burt for his sister, Mrs. James A. Duty of Simsboro, Louisiana.


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