|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Angell, John H., active 1996.|
|Title:||John H. Angell collection of research materials on the LeConte family|
|Extent:||0.25 cubic feet (1 box)|
The LeConte family of Georgia was known for being a family of scientists. The family was of Huguenot descent and originally settled in Pennsylvania, keeping their summer home in Philadelphia and spending their winters in Georgia. Louis LeConte was educated as a physician and moved to Georgia around 1810 to settle on the Woodmanston plantation in Liberty County, Georgia. Louis LeConte was married to Ann Quarterman LeConte and was the father of John and Joseph LeConte, both known internationally for their scientific knowledge and discoveries.
This collection contains research notes, correspondence, biographies, reports, and genealogies collected by Dr. John Abbott from 1932-1935 on the LeConte family of Liberty County, Georgia. Majority of this collection refers to the work and reports of Dr. John LeConte (1818-1891) and Dr. Joseph LeConte (1823-1901).
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The collection is open for research.