Finding aid for the Kenyon Stevenson Genealogical Collection


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Stevenson, Kenyon
Title: Kenyon Stevenson Genealogical Collection
Dates: 1646-1963
Extent: 9.20 linear feet (10 containers)
Abstract: Kenyon Stevenson was a Cleveland, Ohio, sales manager and advertising executive and an avid genealogist who compiled family records and wrote genealogies. The collection consists of genealogical correspondence; compiled genealogies; photocopies of deeds, indentures and wills; abstracts and transcripts of vital records, deeds, indentures, letters of reference, church parish records, and wills; books, pamphlets, and articles; newspaper clippings;lineage records; census records; tax lists; transcribed narratives; biographies; state and county histories; land grant and petition lists; tombstone transcriptions; militia and muster rolls; Quaker and Baptist records; lawsuits and court case transcripts; and slave vital records and names in various documents. Family names include Anderson, Archer, Jordan, Beeson, Bohannon, Brittain, Parks, Bunker, Bush, Carroll, Crow, Crunkleton, Davidson, Coyle, Dooley, Durham, Everett, Finney, Foote, Francis, Gaines, Garland, Gentry, Glasscock, Gregory, Hardwick, Hervey, Hodgson, Hudson, Hutson, James, Johns, Kelso, Powell, Kyle, Lambert, Lane, Lusk, McCarty, McClaine, Reed, Shelburne, Shelton, Skeel, Stevenson, Stodghill, Struman, Sutherland, Swearingen, Cresap, Tomlinson, Waugh, Wells, Williams, Wood, Herman, Wortman, and Yates families.
MS Number MS 4847
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English