Garrett, Walthall family papers
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Garrett, Walthall family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Garrett, William, Jeremiah
Title: Garrett, Walthall family papers
Dates: 1937, undated
Quantity: 0.25 linear ft. (1 half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS4

Biographical/Historical Note

Edward Garrett of South Carolina fought in the American Revolution. His descendant, Elizabeth Fannie Garrett, married William Morgan Walthall. Additional biographical information about the Garrett and Walthall families has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the personal and business papers of the Garrett and Walthall families. Included are typescript transcripts of property records, estate records, and genealogical records. Some of the records transcribed were created as early as 1794 and reflect the families personal wealth and, in some cases, the ownership of African American slaves. Also included is an original application to the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Index Terms

Garrett family
Georgia--Campbell County--Genealogy
Walthall family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Garrett, Walthall family papes, MSS 4, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1975.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Genealogies, undated
2Edward Garrett estate, undated
3Garrett land purchases, undated
4Biographical material, undated
5Cemetary records, undated
6Typescripts of stories, undated
7Application to Daughers of American Revolution, undated