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Items associated with name 'Jones Family'

Family Bible Collection

by Unknown (1700 – 1900s)

23 boxes (25 linear feet)

Bibles donated to the Nabb Center, whether singly or as part of a larger collection, have been integrated into this collection. A variety of print editions spanning from 18th Century to 20th century are represented, as well as various religious denominations and types of Bibles. Most of the Bibles contain hand-written notations of family history – including births, deaths, marriages and baptisms-- for several surnames beyond the title. Some may contain additional clippings or other items and some Bibles do not contain any family information. Family Bibles held by the Nabb Center and not included in this collection are also referred to in the inventory. A partial transcription of the family history pages is available upon request (full transcription will be made available online soon).

Identifier: 2006.200
Repository: Local History Archives
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Purnell E. Jones Photograph Collection

by Photo Crafters (1942)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains a portrait of a man who is assumed to be Purnell E. Jones. A scrap of a family history book is provided containing Purnell Edward Jones's personal information.

Associated Subjects: Jones Family • Photography • Military History
Identifier: 2010.078
Repository: Local History Archives
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Robert E. Perdue Family papers

by Perdue, Robert E. Jr. (2004 – 2011)

1 carton, 1 oversize folder (1 linear feet)

The Robert E. Perdue Family papers document the ancestors of Robert E. Perdue Jr. His branch of the family lived in the lower Delmarva region, with a majority living in Pittsville, Wicomico County, Maryland. As time progressed the Perdue’s married into other families such as the Jones, Williams, Dennis, and Taylors. The Pittsville Perdue’s played an important part in building the St. John Friendship Methodist church. Research materials include land records, genealogy conducted by Robert E Perdue in the pursuit of his family history. Research was conducted from 2004-2011, with the bulk being completed in 2009-2010. Perdue’s research spans from the 17th century to the 20th century.

Associated Subjects: Dennis Family • Genealogy • Jones Family • Perdue Family • Taylor Family • Williams Family
Identifier: 2017.035
Repository: Local History Archives
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