Dates: 1745 - 1952

Collection Number: MS 92

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: Gresham/Grissom Family Papers, MS 92, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Gift of Mrs. Virginia Voeckel, 20 August 1984.

Scope and Content: This is a collection of papers relating to the Gresham/Grissom family of Virginia, Kentucky and Illinois. Includes a typescript lineage sheet of the descendants of Thomas Gresham, Sr. (died 1809), a typescript of the will of John Grissom (24 February 1860), and copies of the Grissom family bible owned by Miss Mary Grissom of Plainfield, New Jersey. Geographic locations include Amherst County, Virginia; Adair County, Kentucky; and St. Clair County, Illinois.

Family Names:

  • Gresham family.
  • Grissom family.


  • Bible records
  • Genealogy

Record Types:

  • Legal instruments.
  • Reports.