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Abercrombie, Aycock, Hale, and Hawk family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS394f

Scope and Content

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.


  • 1845-1899, undated


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

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.


1 folder(s)




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.

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.

Abercrombie, Aycock, Hale, and Hawk family papers
Paul Crater
August 2012
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Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

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Atlanta GA 30305