Abercrombie, Aycock, Hale, and Hawk family papers
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Abercrombie, Aycock, Hale, and Hawk family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Abercrombie family
Creator: Aycock family
Creator: Aycock, George W., Sr., 1846-1916
Creator: Hale family
Creator: Hawk family
Title: Abercrombie, Aycock, Hale, and Hawk family papers
Dates: 1845-1899, undated
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS394f

Biographical/Historical Note

Hugh Abercrombie (1801-1860) married Eliza (b. 1811) and they had two children: Thomas A. B. Abercrombie ( b. 1831) and Ann Elizabeth Abercrombie (1833-1884). Ann Elizabeth Abercrombie married George W. Aycock Sr. (1846-1916) and they had a son, George W. Aycock Jr. (1868-1942). Hilsman Hawk (1808-1867) was born in Greene County, Georgia. Additional biographical information about the Aycock, Abercrombie, Hawk, and Hale families has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of various legal documents, a letter from "G. L. Hale" to her son, and a petition to re-locate the court in Walton County, Georgia. The legal documents include bills of sale for land, debts, and property deeds for the Abercrombie, Aycock, Hale, and Hawk families.

Index Terms

Business records--Georgia

General Notes

America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Abercrombie, Aycock, Hale, and Hawk family papers, MSS 394f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List



1Papers, 1845-1899, undated View online.