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Record Group Number: 900000
Series/Collection Number: M89- 21
Creator: Wilson, Elizabeth Ann Love, 1822-1901
Title, Dates: Papers, 1848-1892.
Amount: 8.00 items
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Organization/Arrangement: Chronological.
Terms Governing Use:
Biographical/Historical:     Elizabeth (Lizzie) Ann Love Wilson, daughter of Alexander Wilson (1800-1879), was born in Georgia in 1822.  She moved to Gadsden County with her family as an infant.  Two of her brothers, William W. (1836-1862) and Thomas R. Love (1841-1863), were killed in the Civil War.  William W. Love served with the 6th Florida Infantry and Thomas R. Love served with the 1st Florida Infantry.  She married Isaac Wilson (1812-1879) and they had six children, Isabella, Alexander Love, William C., and Mary Jane (died 1886), Sarah, and Isaac Thomas Wilson (died 1883).  Elizabeth Wilson died in 1901 and is buried in the Love Cemetary, located west of Quincy.
Summary:     The collection contains photocopies of the papers of Elizabeth Ann Love Wilson of Gadsden County, Florida.  There is a diary/prayer book written at intervals during the period of 1848 to 1892 (the earliest part of the volume appears to have been copied into the present volume at a later date).  The book contains information on her life, on the deaths of various family members, and entries that are religious in nature.
    Her brothers' service in the Civil War is documented with a newspaper obituary for William W. Love in Knoxville and a copy of the last letter written by Thomas after being wounded at Gettysburg.  The collection also includes: an 1866 letter from Elizabeth Wilson's daughter, Mary Jane Wilson; a poem about a wedding day; and family genealogical notes.
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Reproduction Note: Photocopies.
Location of Originals/Duplicates: Originals in possession of donor.
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Ownership/Custodial History: The donor is a descendant of Elizabeth Ann Love Wilson.
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Electronic Records Access:
Subject Access Fields: Love family.
Wilson family.
Women History 19th century Florida
Diaries. aat
Gadsden County (Fla.)
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