Items associated with name 'Lankford Family'
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Freedom Ainsworth papers

by Ainsworth, Freedom (1766 – 1999)

10 boxes, 4 oversize folders (21.75 linear feet)

The Freedom Ainsworth papers document the restoration and preservation efforts of three of the Manokin Historic District’s oldest structures Beckford Manor, Almodington and More And Case It (also known as Holly Hurst), located in Princess Anne, Md. The materials date from 1766-1767, 1803-1999 with the bulk of the material dating from the purchase and restoration of the three structures, 1967-1994. Restoration activities, as well as property histories, are documented via correspondence, detailed measurements and notes, architectural drawings, and photographs. Also documented through a series of ledgers are the accounting transactions of Henry Smith Lankford and H. Fillmore Lankford as well as various merchants from Somerset Count including Teackle Dennis and Teackle.

Identifier: 1999.008
Repository: Local History Archives
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Henry Fillmore Lankford Papers

by Lankford, Henry Fillmore (1659 – 1920)

3 folders (0.3 linear feet)

The Henry Fillmore Lankford papers consist of wills and genealogical information kept by Lankford, an attorney in Somerset County, Maryland, between 1909 and 1920. The wills primarily document Somerset and Northampton County families in the 17th and 18th centuries. Also included are two oversize items: a 1911 issue of "The Canned Good Trade" and a circa 1911 advertisement for Chevrolet automobiles.

Associated Subjects: Canning Industry • Genealogy • Lankford Family • Littleton Family • Porter Family
Identifier: 2006.360
Repository: Local History Archives
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J. L. Watts collection

by Lankford, Benjamin (1797 – 1836)

4 folders (0.04 linear feet)

The J L Watts Collection contains photocopies of personal correspondence, business correspondence, and land deeds relating to Benjamin Lankford. The personal correspondence is between Benjamin Lankford and his family. The business correspondence focuses on Lankford's business interest, with one letter focusing on the sale of a woman and child slave. The land deeds focus on Benjamin Lankford gaining land. These correspondences take place in Somerset County.

Associated Subjects: Lankford Family • Land Records • Slavery
Identifier: 1990.056
Repository: Local History Archives
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Lankford Family papers

by Lankford, BenjaminLankford, Scott, and Porter families (1683 – 1975)

10 boxes, 1 oversize box (7.75 linear feet)

The Lankford Family Papers document the Somerset County, Maryland family's activities through extensive correspondence, land records, photographs, newspaper clippings, genealogical notes, and other materials. While the collection dates between 1683 and 1975, the majority dates between 1812 and 1897. Much of the correspondence revolves around Benjamin Lankford (1798-1886), who served in the Maryland General Assembly between the 1840s and 1870s, as well as his wife, Susan, and her sister Mary Jane Guillet. The correspondence in the collection is described at the item level.

Associated Subjects: Lankford Family • Politics • Farm Life • Personal Correspondence • Slavery
Identifier: 2000.002
Repository: Local History Archives
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Lankford Family photographs

by Lankford, Scott, and Porter families (1860 – 1947)

2 boxes (1 linear feet)

The Lankford family photographs documents the lives and marital relationships of the Lankford, Porter, Scott, and Hayward families from 1860 to 1947. The photographs focus mainly on the Lankford family of Princess Anne, Maryland, particularly Dr. Henry “Harry” Marshall Lankford. Photographs within the collection include cabinet cards, tintypes, and gelatin silver prints. Diary transcriptions from Ida Marshall Lankford provide insight into her life while living at Beckford Manor in 1894.

Associated Subjects: Hayward Family • Lankford Family • Marshall Family • Porter Family • Scott Family • Business
Identifier: 2005.091
Repository: Local History Archives
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Scott Family Papers

by Lankford, Scott, and Porter families (1842 – 1995)

2 boxes, 1 oversize folder (2.25 linear feet)

The Scott family papers document the Scott, Marshall, and Lankford families of Princess Anne, Maryland from 1842 to 1995, though primarily from the 1880s to the 1940s. Included are four photograph albums and many other photos; correspondence, autograph books, and programs related to Washington High School from Harriet "Hattie" Marshall Scott; Second World War correspondence and Boy Scouts of America documents from William Marshall Scott; World War II homefront and Somerset County Board of Education materials from Jeanette Gore Scott; and handwritten poetry and autograph books of Sally and Mollie Porter.

Identifier: 2007.084
Repository: Local History Archives
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Thomas Wimbrow Papers

by Windsor, Tony E. (2013)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains genealogical materials relating to the Truitt, Lankford, and Bounds families. Additionally, this collection contains photocopies of photographs of various family members connected to the aforementioned names, and a key chain made by Thomas Wimbrow to commemorate Burton Brothers Inc from Seaford, Delaware.

Associated Subjects: Bounds Family • Lankford Family • Truitt Family
Identifier: 2013.090
Repository: Local History Archives
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Wilson Family photographs

by Wilson Family (1897 – 1920)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

The Wilson Family photograph collection documents the White, Woolford, Stanford and Tull families of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, including Salisbury, Princess Anne, and Somerset County, Maryland through a series of photographic prints from 1897-1920 with the bulk of the images dating from 1897-1900.

Identifier: 1999.019
Repository: Local History Archives
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