Finding aid prepared by Heather J. Burke
Blackerby-Stone family papers
University of Kentucky Special Collections
Collection arranged chronologically.
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
69M48: [identification of item], Blackerby-Stone family papers,1859-1923, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
1.13 Cubic feet
The Blackerby family originally came from Orange County, Virginia and moved to Lincoln County, Kentucky in 1828 when William Blackerby married Nancy Gaines. Their son Benjamin Blackerby married Catherine House of Garrard County, Kentucky, and the couple had thirteen children including Nancy Blackerby who married Lee H. Stone on October 7, 1885, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Reuben Derrall Morgan: Information about William Blackerby. Geneology.com, 2009. Web. 7 September 2011.
Perry, Nancy House. Descendents of Matthias House, Jr. Ancestry.com. Web. 8 September 2011.
The Blackerby-Stone family papers consist primarily of correspondence, mostly to/from Nannie Blackerby, ranging in date from 1876 to 1923. There is also undated and incomplete correspondence. In addition to the correspondence are various statements--including receipts and promissory notes,etc.-- with those dated ranging from 1859 to 1906, as well as numerous insurance papers. There are also instructions for a legal deposition in the case of George H. Showse versus James Blackerby. Among the general materials in the collection are school materials, photographs, cards, programs and other paper ephemera.
The Correspondence series contains incomplete, undated and dated correspondence of the Blackerby and Stone families. The majority is of the Blackerby family, particularly letters to/from Nannie Blackerby, and the dated materials in this series range from 1876 to 1923.
The Papers series consists of various dated and undated statements--including receipts and promissory notes,etc.-- with those dated ranging from 1859 to 1906, as well as numerous insurance papers. There are also instructions for a legal deposition in the case of George H. Showse versus James Blackerby.