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Betty Hodges Tipton Genealogy Correspondence
HS-015

Biographical Information

Elizabeth “Betty” Hodges Tipton was born in 1927 to Dr. John A. Tipton and Elizabeth F. Tipton. She graduated from [then] State Teachers College in Farmville in 1949 and subsequently earned her master’s degree from James Madison University. For many years Betty Tipton wrote articles for both the Charlotte Gazette and Farmville Herald newspapers.

In the late 1970s, Betty Tipton began corresponding with William Gaulding of Topeka, Kansas, primarily on the subject of Gaulding family genealogy. Through their correspondence, which continued for 20+ years, they were able to assemble a comprehensive genealogical history of the Gaulding family in Charlotte County and Prince Edward County, Virginia.

Provenance

This collection of correspondence was donated to the Farmville-Prince Edward County Historical Society in June 2019 by Nancy Anacker of Green Valley, Arizona.

Scope and Content

This collection, which dates from 1978 to 1997, consists of (1) piece of correspondence written by the Keysville, Virginia clerk to William Gaulding in 1978 and (52) pieces of correspondence written by Betty Tipton to William Gaulding.

Size

This collection consists of .65 linear feet contained in (1) legal-sized Hollinger box.

Notes

There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.

Contents of the Collection

   Box 1 of 1:

Correspondence, Clerk, Town of Keysville to William Gaulding

       January 26, 1978

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       February 28, 1978

       April 28, 1978

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       February 12, 1979

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       June 13, 1980

       November 11, 1980

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       April 28, 1981

       July 21, 1981

       September 15, 1981

       November 23, 1981

       December 16, 1981

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       March 2, 1982

       May 20, 1982

       July 21, 1982

       September 8, 1982

       December 15, 1982

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       March 21, 1983

       May 10, 1983

       June 7, 1983

       June 16, 1983

       August 2, 1983

       October 4, 1983

       December 8, 1983

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       March 20, 1984

       September 24, 1984

       December 11, 1984

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       February 18, 1985

       May 1, 1985

       June 26, 1985

       September 4, 1985

       October 28, 1985

       December 4, 1985

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       January 14, 1986

       June 16, 1986

       August 12, 1986

       December 2, 1986

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       January 24, 1987

       March 18, 1987

       September 6, 1987

       November 10, 1987

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       May 2, 1988

       August 3, 1988

       September 13, 1988

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       March 13, 1989

       October 5, 1989

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       December 29, 1993

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       September 15, 1994

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       February 3, 1995

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       April 11, 1997

Correspondence, Betty Tipton to William Gaulding

       (4) undated letters

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