Dates: 1964

Collection Number: MS 6

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent:  3 items.

Creators/Collectors: Kean, Alice Winston.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation:  Marks Family Data, MS 6, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va. 

Acquisition Information:

Archival transfer University of Virginia Library
1976 May 26

Biographical/Historical Information: According to Woods' Albemarle County in Virginia, an Englishman named Marks married Elizabeth Hastings and emigrated to Virginia. They had five sons, Peter, John, James, Hastings, Thomas, and a daughter named Sarah. All the children settled in Albemarle County before the Revolution. Sarah married James Winston of Louisa in 1782 (p. 262).

Scope and Content: Collection contains an ALS from Alice Winston Kean to "Miss Coiner," 14 March 1964, requesting information about the birth and death dates for Sarah Marks, wife of Captain James Winston and daughter of Hastings Marks of Albemarle County. A partial letter from Warren Chappell discusses the relationship of Thomas Marks of Louisa County to Thomas Jefferson. A handwritten card signed by Warren Chappell provides information of marriage of Major Thomas Marks.

Family Names: Marks family.

Subjects: Genealogy

Record Types: Correspondence.