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Sale, Simmons, and Matheson family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS6

Scope and Content

This collection documents four generations of the Sale, Simmons, and Matheson families. Examination of the images indicates they were probably taken during the same photographic session with the exception of VIS 6.6.

Dates

  • 1852-1853

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.

Administrative/Biographical History

The Sale, Simmons, and Matheson families were prominent residents of Lincoln County, Georgia. According to family tradition, Stern Simmons, Sr. moved from Halifax County, Virginia, to Lincoln County, Georgia, in the late 1700's with his wife, Grace Nagley Simmons. They had three sons: Stern, Jr.; Thomas; and John. John Simmons (1785-1827), a planter (not pictured), and his wife, Mary Ann Matheson Simmons (1788-1867), raised their family at Goshen in Lincoln County. Also pictured in the collection are their son, Stern Simmons III (1824-1853); their daughter, Frances E. Simmons (1810-1863); her husband, Peyton W. Sale (1806-1877), a planter of Lincoln County; and three of their children; John Simmons Sale (1834-1858), Frances Ann Sale (ca. 1840- ), and Sally Ann Sale (ca. 1847- ). Frances Ann Sale married Lafayette Lamar (1858- ). Additional biographical information about the Sale, Simmons, and Matheson families has not been determined.

Extent

9 image(s)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1985
Title
Sale, Simmons, and Matheson family photographs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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