William Cooper Weaks papers, 1650-1962, 1700-1962 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Cooper Weaks papers, 1650-1962, 1700-1962 (bulk dates)
Creator
Weaks, William C. (William Cooper), 1895-1962.
Extent
3 Reels of microfilm.
Subjects
Weaks, William C. (William Cooper), 1895-1962.
Eaker family.
Brigham family.
Brown family.
Dictum family.
Gantt family.
Gatlin family.
Harmon family.
Kincaid family.
Looney family.
Genealogy--Kentucky.
Family archives--Kentucky.
Genealogical correspondence.
Kentucky--Genealogy.
Clippings.
Genealogies.
Photoprints
Arrangement
Arranged somewhat chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Born in Paducah, Ky, William C. Weaks was employed by an oil company in Terre Haute, In. before retiring in 1960. He compiled this detailed genealogy as a hobby.
Scope and Content
Materials consist of genealogical research conducted by William C. Weaks on his family names. The collection consists of extensive research concerning the Weaks family as well as the Acree, Brigham, Brown, Dictum, Gant, Gatlin, Harman, Kinkead, Looney and Wallace families, most of whom had family ties in Kentucky. Weaks used government and church records, grave stones, family Bibles, and assorted publications in compiling his research. Since he wrote to numerous individuals, much of the material consists of Weak's genealogical correspondences. Also included are a few photographs and newspaper articles concerning various family members.

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