Hamlin Walpole Etheredge scrapbook and biographical materials
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Hamlin Walpole Etheredge scrapbook and biographical materials

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Etheredge, Hamlin, 1879-
Title: Hamlin Walpole Etheredge scrapbook and biographical materials
Dates: 1902-2009
Extent: 0.2 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2392

Biographical/Historical Note

Hamlin Walpole Etheredge (b. 1879) was a school teacher in southeast Georgia and Methodist minister in South Carolina. He taught at several schools including Olliff Academy near Statesboro in 1902, Stilson in 1904, and served as principal of Metter High School in 1905-1906. While in Metter, he helped to start the Metter Methodist Church. He became a minister in 1907 and spent the remainder of his career holding pastorates in various locations in South Carolina. He was actively involved in the Boy Scouts of America. He was an author and published several works published locally including a novel, juvenile stories and genealogical pamphlets. He married Rassie Mae Watson of Hartsville, South Carolina in 1913.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a scrapbook created by Hamlin Walpole Etheredge in 1952 and includes photographs, clippings, correspondence and notes about the students and friends that he met while teaching in various schools in southeast Georgia in the Statesboro area from 1902-1906. Some of the local families mentioned include the Olliff family, George P. Donaldson family, Zach Brown family, Luther Brown family, Leon Sowell family, Buford B. Jones family, J. Comer Trapnell family, and the Parrish family. Also included are incomplete photocopies of 2 genealogical pamphlets written by Etheredge and biographical notes written by his great niece, Lois Addison Creech, in 2009.

Index Terms

Brown family.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Donaldson family.
Education-Georgia-Bulloch County.
Education-Georgia-Candler County.
Etheredge, Hamlin, 1879-
Jones family.
Letters (correspondence)
Metter (Ga.)
Olliff family.
Parrish family.
Sowell family.
Statesboro (Ga.)
Stilson (Ga.)
Trapnell family.

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