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Guide to the

Starr Family Papers, RG 293
 

Listed by: DWA
 

Date:
April 23, 1974


Date Span: 1788-1893

Scope / Content: Material transcribed and bound. Correspondence (1845-1863) of Hannah Williams Starr and Elijah Fletcher Starr, including letters (1861-1863) written by Starr while serving with the 24th Georgia Infantry Regiment; wills (1788-1845) of Edward Williams, Daniel Brown, and Daniel Brown, Jr., father, grandfather and great-grandfather of Hannah Williams Starr; and incomplete memoirs (1893) of Elijah Fletcher Starr.

Biographical Sketch: Elijah Fletcher Starr grew up in White County, Georgia and later practiced medicine in Rome, Georgia. He married Hannah Williams of Nacoochee, Georgia, in 1846. They later moved back to White County. During the Civil War he served as surgeon of the 24th Georgia Infantry Regiment in North Carolina and Virginia.


SERIES 1: Correspondence of Hannah (Williams) and Elijah Fletcher Starr, 1845-1863

SERIES 2: Miscellaneous Items

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