Frewin, Stevens, and Taylor family papers
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Frewin, Stevens, and Taylor family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Frewin family.
Creator: Stevens family.
Creator: Taylor family.
Title: Frewin, Stevens, and Taylor family papers
Dates: 1802-1999
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 1909

Biographical/Historical Note

The Frewin, Stevens, and Taylor families resided in Frederica, Saint Simons Island, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains wills, deeds, land and slave bills of sale, receipts, letters, financial accounts, photographs, biographies, and other miscellaneous materials regarding the Frewin, Stevens, and Taylor families of Frederica, Saint Simons Island, Georgia from 1802 to 1999. Also included is an inventory with brief descriptions of the materials included in this collections, compiled by the donor, Charles E. Pearson as well as two biographies written by Pearson entitled Captain James Frewin of Frederica, St. Simons Island, Georgia and Charles Stevens of St. Simons Island: Coasting Captain.

Index Terms

Bills of sale.
Biographies (documents)
Deeds--Georgia--Saint Simons Island.
Frewin family.
Frewin, James, 1779-1863--Biography.
Letters (correspondence)
Pearson, Charles E.
Receipts (financial records)
Saint Simons Island (Ga. : Island)--History.
Slave bills of sale--Georgia--Saint Simons Island.
Slavery--Georgia--Saint Simons Island.
Stevens family.
Stevens, Charles, 1816-1865.
Taylor family.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.