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Floyd Family Letters

Identifier: MC-013

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Floyd family members, beginning in the early 1900s with later correspondence occurring in the 1960s. Also included a two photos, May Floyd (Mrs. Albert Graves) and her daughter, Jule Graves, and a few newspaper clippings.

The earliest letter in this collection date to 1867, and the latest letter dates to 1967. However the bulk of this collection stems from two primary sets of correspondence between Floyd family members.

The first group of letters begin in 1900 and consist of letters written between May Rose Graves and her daughter, Jule Oleander Graves. There are a couple of letters written to Jule from her father, and also from her aunts in response to her mother's death in May 1901.

The later set of letters were written in the 1966-1967 between Alice Tonge, and sisters Ida and Ruth Foster.

The two photos in this collection are of May Floyd (Mrs. Albert Graves) and her daughter, Jule Graves. The last elements in this collection consist of a few newspaper clippings.


  • 1867-1967, undated, bulk [1901-1901], bulk [1966-1967]



1 Linear Feet (1 Folder)

2 Photographic Prints

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See Also...

Alice was considered the family historian in her time, and there is also correspondence from Alice in the collection of Floyd family history files.

Deciphering the names and connections between the family members can be done with the aid of Floyd History & Lineage compiled by Alice Tonge and Marguerite MarreƩ Mathews.


A guide to Floyd Family Letters
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Brazell Connie; Harris, Harland
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Repository Details

Part of the Bryan-Lang Archives Repository

P. O. Box 715
311 Camden Ave.
Woodbine Georgia 31569 United States