Guide to the Sanna Ross Gaffney Genealogy Research Papers, 1790-2007, undated

Summary Information

Title: Sanna Ross Gaffney Genealogy Research Papers, 1790-2007, undated
Collection: AC.699
Extent: 2.75 linear feet (5 manuscript and 1 half-size manuscript boxes)
Abstract:

Sanna Ross Gaffney Genealogy Research Papers contains information about family crests, along with some family tree information and articles explaining family/family name origins spanning 300 plus years, collected by Ms. Gaffney, an avid member of the Genealogical Society of Watauga County, Boone, North Carolina.

Creator: Gaffney, Sanna Ross

Biographical/Historical Note

Sanna Ross Gaffney (1922-2009) was originally from British Columbia, Canada, served in the U.S. Army, married Joseph Gaffney, and they retired to Watauga County, North Carolina in 1978 where she, an avid genealogist, became Secretary/Treasurer of the Genealogical Society of Watauga County in Boone, North Carolina. She was the 2007 recipient of the DAR Americanism Medal.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains numerous family names, genealogies and crests, most handdrawn, collected by Ms. Gaffney. Her research produced information back to at least 1790 and into the 21st century. She has been described as "an avid genealogist who willingly helped anyone in family history research." All family names featured in the collection are including in the container list.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by name, usually one page per name with several names in one folder. All names are listed in the contents list.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was donated by Sanna Gaffney, Boone, North Carolina, in 2000 and accessioned as AC.2000.005.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Virginia Johnson and Anita Elliott, January-February 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.699: Sanna Ross Gaffney Genealogy Research Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

  Box Folder

Abbott, Abercrombie, Abney, Ackers, Adair, Adams, Aikman, Ainslie, Aitchison, 

1 1

Albright, Alden, Allen, Allerton, Almy, Alsop, Alston, Alvarez, Ames, Amory, Anderson, Andrews, 

1 2

Anthony, Appleton, Archer, Ashhurst, Ashby, Ahston, Aspinwall, Atherton, 

1 3

Atkinson, Atlee, Atterbury, Atwater, Austin, Avery, Axtell, Ayer, 

1 4

Babcock, Backus, Baggarly, Bainbridge, Baird, Ball, Ballentine, Ballon, Bancroft, 

1 5

Banks, Banner, Banning, Barbour/Barber, Barclay, Bard, Barlow, Barnard, 

1 6

Barnett/Barnette, Barrett, Barry, Barton, Bartram/Bertram, Baskersville, Bassett, 

1 7

Bassey, Batchelder, Bathurst, Battle, Baumgarten, Baxter, Bayard, Beale, Beatty, 

1 8

Beaufort, Beaumont, Beck, Beckwith, Bedford, Belcher, Becherl, Bellas, Bellingham, 

1 9

Bellows, Belt, Bennett, Benton, Berryman, Bertholet, Bickley, Biddle, Bigot, 

1 10

Bingham, Bissell, Blackburn, Blackiston, Blackwell, Bladen, Blair, Blake, Blanchard, 

1 11

Bland, Blankenship, Blanton, Blount, Bogardus, Bolling, Bonaparte, Bond, Bonnell, 

1 12

Bonner, Borden, Bosworth, Bowdoin, Bowman, Boyd, Bradford, Bradley, Bradstreet, 

1 13

Braithwaites, Branch, Brandt, Brattle, Brenton, Brewster, Brice, Briggs, Bright, 

1 14

Briscoe, Bristow, Britt, Brock, Brodhead, Brodie, Bromfield, Brooke, Broome, Brower, 

1 15

Browing, Brownell, Bruce, Bryant, Bucher, Buckner, Buell, Bulkeley, Bullen, Bullitt, 

1 16

Bulloch, Burdick/Burdett, Burke, Burnett, Burt, Bushnell, Butler, Butterworth, Bye, Byrd, 

1 17

Cabell, Cadwalader, Calhoun, Callender, Calvert, Cameron, Camm, Campbell, Canfield, 

1 18

Cannon, Cantrell/Cantrill, Capp, Carleton, Carlile, Carroll, Carruthers/Carothers, 

1 19

Carstairs, Carter, Caruso, Carwithen, Casey, Cass, Castor, Caulfield, Cavanaugh, 

1 20

Chaffee, Chalmers, Chancellor, Chandler, Chapman, Chapline, Chappell, Chase, Chauncy, 

1 21

Cheney, Chesebrough, Chester, Chew, Chichester, Childs, Chilton, Chinn, Chipman, 

1 22

Chisholm, Christe, Christian, Church, Clagett, Clapp, Clarkson, Clay, Claypoole, Clayton, 

1 23

Clinton, Clopton, Coddington, Coe, Coeur, Coffey, Coffin, Coggeshall, Coke, Coleman, Colgate, 

1 24

Collins, Colston, Colt, Colton, Coltrane, Comstock, Contee, Cook, Cooper, Copley, Corbet, 

1 25

Corcoran, Cornell, Cornwall, Correll, Cotton, Couch, Courtenay, Courtney, Coverly, Cowden, 

1 26

Cowles, Cox, Craddock/Cradock, Crafts, Craig, Crary, Cranston, Craven, Crawford, Crocker, 

1 27

Crockett, Crosby, Crosman, Crouch, Crowell, Crowninshield, Crozier, Cruger, Cruikshank, 

1 28

Crum, Curle, Custer, Custis, Cuthbert, 

1 29

D'Oyley/Doyle, Dabney, Daggett/Doggett, Dale, Dana, Daniel, Darling, Davenport, 

2 1

Davidson, Davies, Davis, Dawes, Dawson, Day, Deane, Dearborn, Dearden, DeCancey, 

2 2

DeCourcey, Delaney, Delano, Delham, Denison, Dennington, de Treville, Dewees, 

2 3

DeWitt, DeWolf, Dexter, 

2 4

Diaz, Diehl, Dillon, Dimario, Dimock, Dimwiddlie/Dunwoody, Disbrow, Dishman, Dix, 

2 5

Dixon, Dnauss, Dodson, Donaldson/Donelson, Donnelly, Dorrance, Dorsey, Doty, Dougherty, 

2 6

Douglas, Dowling, Drake, Drayton, Drew, Driver, Drummond, Duane, Dudley, Duer, 

2 7

Duffield, Dumont, Dunlop, Dunran, Dupont, Durant, Duval, 

2 8

Earl/Earle, Eastman, Eaton, Eddy, Eden, Edmisten, Eells, Elder, Elkins, Ellegood, Ellery, 

2 9

Ellicott, Elliot(t), Ellis, Ellison, Elmer, Eltonhead, Ely, Emerson, Emmet, Emmons, 

2 10

Endicott, English, Eppes, Erskine, Este/Estes, Evans, Evelyn, Everett, Eversfield, Eyre, 

2 11

Fairbanks, Fairweather, Farley, Farrand, Farthing, Fauconnier, Fell, Felt, Fenner, 

2 12

Ferrer, Ferris, Field, Filbert, Fish, Fisher, Fiske, Fitch, Fitzgerald, 

2 13

Fitzhugh, Flagg, Flanagan, Fleet, Fleming, Fletcher, Flour, Flow, Folger, Follin, 

2 14

Fontaine, Foote, Ford, Foreman, Forrest, Forsyth, Fortesque, Forward, Foster, Fowke, 

2 15

Fowler, Fox, Foxcraft, Franklin, Fraser, Freeman, French, Fries, Fry, Fuller, Furror, 

2 16

Gaines, Gallaher, Galvin, Gantt, Garland, Garrick/Garick, Garrison, Gascoigne, 

2 17

Gaston, Gates, Gayer, Geer, George, Gesner, Gibbs, Gibson, Gilbert, Gilmer, 

2 18

Gilmore, Glenn, Glidden, Glover, Goddard, Goldsborough, Gooch, Goode, Goodhue, 

2 19

Goodnight, Goodyear, Gookin, Gordon, Gorges, Gorham, Gragg, Graham, Granger, 

2 20

Graves, Grayson, Greene, Greer, Griffith, Griggs, Grimes, Griswold, Grosvenor, Groves, 

2 21

Grundy, Guild, Guion, Gurlep, Guthrie, 

2 22

Haas, Habersham, Hagaman, Haisler, Hale, Hallett, Halley, Halliburton, 

3 1

Halliday/Holliday, Hambleton, Hamersley, Hamilton, Hamlin, Hammond, Hancock, 

3 2

Hand, Hansen, Hansford, Hapgood, Harding, Hardwick, Harwood, Harleston, Harrington, 

3 3

Harmon, Harrison, Hartley, Hartshorne, Hartzell, Hartzog, Haskins, Hastings, Hatch, 

3 4

Hathaway, Hawley, Hayden, Hayner, Haynes, Hazard, Hazeltine, Heath, Hedges, 

3 5

Heffner/Hafner, Helm, Helms, Hendrick, Henshaw, Henson/Hynson, Hepburn, Herndon, 

3 6

Herrick, Hewell, Heysham, Hill, Hilliary, Hilton, Hinckley, Hindekoper, Hinsdale, 

3 7

Hitchcock, Hite, 

3 8

Hoagland, Hobart, Hodges, Hoe, Hoff, Hoffman, Hoge, Holland, Holley, Hollingsworth, 

3 9

Holman, Holway/Holloway, Holyoke, Hooe, Hooker, Hoover, Hopper, Hord, Horton, 

3 10

Horwitz, Hough, Houghton, Houston, Howell, Howland, Hubbell, Hubbord, Huddleston, 

3 11

Hudnut, Hudson, Huff, Huffman/Hoffman, Huger, Hughes, Huidekoper, Humphrey, 

3 12

Hunton, Hurd, Hutchins, Hutchinson, Hyatt/Hiatt, Hyde, 

3 13

Ingersoll, Isaacs, Isham, Jacquelin, Jadwin, Jameson, Janes, Janney, Jaquett, 

3 14

Jarvis, Jaudon, Jenks, Jennings, Jerdone, Jessop, Jett, Johns, Johnson, Johnstone, 

3 15

Jones, Josselyn, Joy, Justice, Kane, Kavanagh, Kearny, Keene, Keith, Keller, 

3 16

Kelley/Kelly, Kelsey, Kelton, Kemp, Kendall, Kenington, Kent, Keppelman, Key/Keyes, Keyser, 

3 17

Kimball, Kimberley, Kincaid, King, Kingsbury, Kingsley, Kip, Kirk, Kirkbride, Klein, Knight, 

3 18

Koontz, Kyle, Laird, Lake, Lamar, Lamars, Lamb, Lancaster, Landis, Langhorne, 

3 19

Langton, Langston, Lanier, Lardner, Lasher, Latham, Latone, Laurens, Lawrence, 

3 20

Lawson, Lear, Lebick/Levick, LeConte, Ledyard, Leeds, Leete, Leland, Lemon, Leslie, 

3 21

Lewis, Lightfoot, Lilley, Lingan, Litchfield, Little, Littleton, Livesey, Livingston, 

3 22

Llewellyn, Lloyd, Lochman, Logan, Long, Longenecker, Longstreth, Loomis, Love, Lovejoy, 

3 23

Lovelace, Lowry/Lowrey, Lucken, Lunsford, Lunt, Luther, Luttrell, Lyddall, Lyle/Lisle, 

3 24

Lynch, Lyons, 

3 25

Macalister, Maccubin, Macdonald, MacFarland, MacIntosh, Macintyre, Makay, 

4 1

Mackenzie, MacKinnon, Maclachlan, Maclean, MacNab, Macnair, Macnamee, 

4 2

MacNaughton, MacNutt, Macpherson, MacRae, Macveagh, Maddox, Magill, Magruder, Maitland, 

4 3

Mann, Manningham, Mansfield, Marbin, Marbury, Marine, Markham, Markinlay/McKinley, 

4 4

Marshall, Martin, Martinez, Mascarene, Mason, Massie/Macy, Mast, Matheson, 

4 5

Mattews, Maulsby, May, Mayer, Mayo, 

4 6

McCarty, McCellan, McCleod/McCloud, McClintock, McCormack, McDonough, McElroy, 

4 7

McFarland, McGuire, McKinney, McLeod/Macleod, McMorries, McWhorter, 

4 8

Means, Meigs, Merger, Merriweather, Merritt, Metcalfe, Michelet/Mickley, 

4 9

Middleton, Mifflin, Milam, Miller, Milliken, Milne, Miner, Mitchell, Moffatt, 

4 10

Moncure, Montague, Moody, Mooney, Moore, Moorman, Morehead, Moretz, 

4 11

Morill, Morley, Morris, Morrison, Morse, Morton, Moseley, Mosse, Mott, 

4 12

Mower, Mulford, Mumford, Munger, Munsell, Murdoch/Murdock, 

4 13

Nash, Neale, Nesbit, Nevil/Neville, Nevius, Newberry, Newbold, Nicklin, Niven, Norris, 

4 14

North, Nott, Nourse, Nowlin, Nye, O'Donnel, O'Hare, O'Malley, O'Shaughnessy, Odell, 

4 15

Ochoa, Offley, Ogden, Oliver, Olmsted, Olney, Orme, Ormsby, Osborne, Osgood, 

4 16

Otis, Owen, Owsley, 

4 17

Paca, Packard, Park, Parker, Parmelee, Parsons, Paschall, Pastorius, Paul, Paxton, 

4 18

Payne, Peabody, Peacock, Peck, Peeks, Pemberton, Pengelly, Penn, Penrose, Pepper, 

4 19

Papperell, Perrine, Perrott, Perry, Peters, Pettus, Phillips, Pinckney, Pitkin/Peterkin, 

4 20

Platt, Plumme/Plumb, Pogue, Pollard, Pollock, Pomeroy, Poole, Poore, Porras, Porter, 

4 21

Posey, Post, Pottenger, Potter, Potts, Powell, Pownell, Pratt, Prentice, Prestwood, 

4 22

Prettyman, Price, Priest, Prince, Printz, Proffitt, Putman, Pynchon, Quigley, Quincey, 

4 23

Quisenberry, Ramsey, Rankin, Rapaljie, Rathbone, Rawle, Rawlins, Rawson, Reade/Read, 

4 24

Reading/Reding, Redford/Radford, Regan, Reese, Reeves, Reilly/O'Reilly, Reiner, 

4 25

Reynolds, Rhett, Rhinelander, Rice, Richards, Richmond, Riggs, Rives, Robert, Roberts, 

4 26

Robinson, Rockefeller, Rodman, Rodney, Rogers, Rolfe, Romanoff, Ronan, Roosevelt, 

4 27

Rootes, Rose, Rossiter, Rowe, Ruggles, Rutgers, Rutledge, 

4 28

Sackett, Salisbury, Salter, Saltonstall, Sanders, Sandt, Sanford/Sandiford, Sargent, 

5 1

Satterlee, Sawyer, Sayles, Scarborough, Scattergood, Schell, Schermerhorn, 

5 2

Schieffelin, Schindel, Scholl, Schoolfield, Schuyler, Schwab/Swope, Scroggs, 

5 3

Scudder, Schull, Seabury, Seamen, Sebier, Seton, Severne, Sewall, Seymour, Shaw, 

5 4

Sheaffe, Sheffield, Shelby, Sheldon, Shepard/Shephard, Sherman, Sherrill, 

5 5

Shields, Shoemaker/Shumake, Shoun, Shull, Shute, Simpson, Sims, Sisson, Skipwith, 

5 6

Skinner(s), Slagle, Slaughter, Slocum, Smith, Snyder, Somers, Soule, Sparrow, 

5 7

Speed, Spicer, Spottswood, Sprague, Sprigg, St. John, Stackhouse, Stallings, Standish, 

5 8

Stansbury, Stanton, Starbuck, Starke, Stauffer/Stover, Stebbins, Steele, 

5 9

Steelman/Stulman, Steiner, Steptoe, Stevenson, Stockbridge, Stodder, Stone, Storie, 

5 10

Storrs, Stoughton, Stout, Stowe, Strachey, Stratton, Strickler, Strong, Strother, 

5 11

Stuart/Stewart, Sturgis, Stuyvesant, Sudderth, Sullivan/O'Sullivan, Sumner, Sutcliffe, 

5 12

Sutherland, Swan, Swanson, Swartwout, Sweet, Swift, Symonds, 

5 13

Taber, Taffe, Taft, Talbot, Taliaferro, Talmage, Tayloe, Taylor, Tazewell, 

5 14

Tenney, Tester, Thacher, Thayer, Theobald, Thomas, Thompson, Thorpe, 

5 15

Thornbury, Thorne, Thornton, Throckmorton, Thruston, Tidwell, Todd, Tope, Torrey, Tower, 

5 16

Towles, Townsend, Trabue, Tracy, Treat, Trigg, Trippe, Triplett, Trivette, Trumbull, 

5 17

Tuberville, Tucker, Tuckerman, Tudor, Turbyfill, Turner, Turnley, Twining, Tyler, Tyson, 

5 18

Usher, Van Cortlandt, Van de Water, Van der Veer, Van Duyn, Van Dyke, Van Horn, 

5 19

Van Nort, Van Rensselaer, Van Sittart, Van Winkle, Van Wyck, Vaughan, Vaught, Vaux, 

5 20

Veazey, Venable, Von Hipple, Von Lohr, Von Sahler, Voorhees/Van Voorhees, 

5 21

Wakeman, Walden, Walker, Wallace, Waller, Walsh, Walter, Ward, Ware, Waring, 

5 22

Warne, Warner, Warren, Washington, Watson, Watts, Wayland, Weaver, Webb, Webster, 

5 23

Weeks, Weems, Weidinger, Welch/Welsh, Weld, Wells, Wendell, Wentworth, West, Westbrook, 

5 24

Westervelt, Weston, Wethered, Wetmore, Weyborn/Wyborn, Whalley, Wheatley, Wheeler, 

5 25

Wheelock, Whipple, Whitaker, Whitehead, Whiteside/Whitesides, Whiting, Whitman, 

5 26

Wickliffe, Wilcox, Wilkinson, Willard, Williams, Wilson, Windsor, Wing, Wingate, Winkler, 

5 27

Winters, Winthrop, Wise, Wisniewski, Withers, Wolcott, Wolfe, Wolff, Wolter, Woodburn, 

5 28

Woodcock, Woodford, Woodlin, Woodman, Woods, Worthington, Wosley, Wright, Wyatt, Wyman, 

5 29

Yardley, Yates, Younce, Young, Zelker, Ziegler, Zollicoffer, 

5 30

Freeman Genealogy, October 13, 2007-October 28, 2007, undated 

6 1

General Genealogy, 1790-November 7, 2000, undated 

6 2

General papers and correspondence, December 29, 1961-April 23, 1975, undated 

6 3

Jestes Genealogy, 1813-September 3, 1907 

6 4

Photograph black and white, unidentified school children, undated 

6 5

Various names and crests, April 4, 1965-March 17, 1968, undated 

6 6