|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Hillyer, Haywood Hansel, approximately 1888-1977.|
|Title:||Shepherd and Hillhouse family papers|
|Extent:||0.4 cubic feet (9 folders, 1 oversize folder)|
Caroline Clifford Shepherd (called Carry), daughter of Mary Hillhouse Shepherd (b. 1784) and Andrew Shepherd, married Andrew Jackson Hansell (ca. 1815-1881), lawyer and cotton manufacturer. William Andrew Hansell (1843-1907) was the son of Caroline and Andrew J. Hansell. Felixinia was their daughter; she married Robert M. Clayton.
Alexander Haywood Shepherd was the son of Mary and Andrew J. Shepherd. Charlotte Shepherd, daughter of Mary and Andrew Shepherd, married the Rev. John Wycliff Baker.
Alexander Jackson Hansell, Jr. was a son of William Andrew and Antonina Sabrina Jones Hansell. Anne Eliza Hansell, daughter of William Andrew and Antonina Sabrina Jones, married Llewellen Philogus Hillyer (1863-1921), son of the Rev. Shaler Granby Hillyer (1809-1900) and his second wife, Elizabeth Thornton Dagg Hillyer. Haywood Hansell Hillyer was their son.
This collection consists of the papers of members of the Shepherd and Hillhouse family and their descendants. These families lived in Washington, Marietta, Rome, Roswell, Macon, and other places in Georgia. Members of the families represented in this collection are Mary Hillhouse Shepherd, her husband, Andrew Shepherd, her parents, Sarah Jewell Porter and David P. Hillhouse, and several of her children, nieces, and cousins. This collection is mostly comprised of letters; also included are an unidentified expense account, an unidentified travel diary from 1841, and genealogical notes on the Hillhouse family by Hansell Hillyer. Some of the original are too fragile for use; photocopies are available for use instead.
Some original materials are too fragile for use; photocopies available in collection.
Material was acquired from collector.
[item identification], Shepherd and Hillhouse family papers, MS 985, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Haywood Hansell Hillyer, 1970.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
|1||Family letters, 1819-1839 ( 12.0 items. )|
|Correspondents are: Sara Porter Hillhouse (2); Susan Thomson; M.L. Hillhouse; Charlotte Shepherd Baker (4); Shaler G. Hillyer; David P. Hillhouse; Sarah Maxwell.|
|2||Family letters, 1840-1844 ( 18.0 items. )|
|Correspondents are: Charlotte Shepherd Baker (12); Mrs. Freeman V. Hillyer; Andrew Jackson Hansell (3); Caroline Clifford Shepherd Hansell; F.P. and E.M. Bird.|
|3||Family letters, 1845-1849 ( 14.0 items. )|
|Correspondents are: I.H.A.; Charlotte Shepherd Baker (5); Cliff; Hattie; Alexander Haywood Shepherd (4).|
|4||Family letters, 1850-1859 ( 12.0 items. )|
|Correspondents are: Caroline Clifford Shepherd Hansell; Charlotte Shepherd Baker; John Wycliff Baker (3); Andrew Jackson Hansell (7).|
|5||Family letters, undated ( 13.0 items. )|
|Correspondent: Charlotte Shepherd Baker.|
|6||Family letters, undated ( 10.0 items. )|
|Mary Hillhouse Shepherd to her mother Sarah Hillhouse and her husband, Andrew Shepherd.|
|7||Family letters, undated ( 4.0 items. )|
|Correspondent: Alexander Haywood Shepherd.|
|8||Family letters, undated ( 7.0 items. )|
|Caroline Clifford Shepherd Hansell (2); Felixina (Felix) Hansell; unidentified.|
|9||Miscellaneous ( 4.0 items. )|
|Expense account, unidentified; travel diary, 1841; unidentified (in pencil); genealogical notes on the Hillhouse family in hand of Hansell Hillyer.|