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Stocker Family Papers

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Stocker Family Papers, 1862-1913 | Eastern Kentucky University - Special Collections and Archives

By Kyle Beeler

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Collection Overview

Title: Stocker Family Papers, 1862-1913Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1895-1900

Extent: 3.0 Folders

Date Acquired: 05/19/2006

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865., Stocker family.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists primarily of correspondence to G.C. Stocker, land documents and contracts, and photos of various people who are usually not named or identified. Also included are two documents from the Civil War which release William Stocker from Confederate custody and also draft him into the Union military.

Subject/Index Terms

Civil War, 1861-1865.
Stocker family.

Administrative Information

Repository: Eastern Kentucky University - Special Collections and Archives

Acquisition Source: Steidel, Laura Stocker


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Civil War DocumentsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Confederate Parole Form, October 6, 1862Add to your cart.
Notice of parole for prisoner of war, William Stocker.
Item 2: Notice of Draft, September 21, 1864Add to your cart.
Notice of draft into the United States military for a period of one year for William Stocker.
Folder 2: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Item 1: To G.C. Stocker, March 23, 1894Add to your cart.
Letter to G.C. Stocker from a relative relaying news about the family, their conditions, local occurrences, the weather, and other such news. Another item included is a letter from Stocker's sister talking about how good of a person she is and what all she has done to help others in her lifetime.
Item 2: To G.C. Stocker, March 24, 1895Add to your cart.
Letter to G.C. Stocker from his cousin, Minnie Searbrough, talking about old times, how often she hears others speak well of him, school, and plans for the future.
Item 3: To G.C. Stocker, August 13, 1895Add to your cart.
Letter to G.C. Stocker from his father telling him that all is well besides his eyes which have been sore. He also notes that people have been praising Stocker and that they wish him well. Also enclosed is a letter from Stocker's sister, Lizzie, which speaks of health, a new doctor whom is helping with his ailment, local occurrences, visitation of their sister's grave, and gives praise to G.C.
Item 4: To G.C. Stocker, May 23, 1896Add to your cart.
Letter to Stocker from his cousin, Minnie, talking about how she liked his compliments to her, what his life is like in college as well as who his roommate is, and what her plans for the future are. She also asks many questions about his preaching.
Item 5: To G.C. Stocker, September 19,1896Add to your cart.
Letters from Stocker's mother and brother talking about the weather, family matters, local occurrences, a trip to Lexington, a financial matter, and how they wished he would come to visit before it got cold again.
Item 6: To G.C. Stocker, 5 Feb 1900Add to your cart.
Letter to Stocker from a lady named Alura talking about how things have been for her since being diagnosed with smallpox. She notes that she is rid of the disease and that there is no reason to fear visitation or even the paper on which she wrote.
Item 7: To Bonnie, 29 Apr 1900Add to your cart.
G.C. Stocker writes to his lover, Bonnie, and tells her that he forgives her wrongdoing and hopes that she will keep him as her lover also.
Item 8: To G.C. Stocker, 12 May 1900Add to your cart.
Letter to G.C. Stocker from his sweetheart, Bonnie, talking about how she is glad that their rough times are behind them, a trip she decided not to take, and a prank that she played on her mother. She says that it is her birthday and that she would be pleased to see him if he decided to come to dinner.
Item 9: To Alma Whitlock, 20 Sep 1900Add to your cart.
Letter to Ms. Whitlock asking her to church the next week if she has no other plans. Also talks about how her letters are always well received, and some praises are also included.
Item 10: To G.C. StockerAdd to your cart.
Letter to Stocker from his sweetheart, Bonnie, who reports that she is trying to figure out a good pet name for him, that she had a strange dream and was anxious to tell him, and that she is only and cannot wait to see him at church the following week.
Item 11: PostcardAdd to your cart.
Blank postcard with a picture of a landscape on it.
Folder 3: Legal DocumentsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Deed, 31-Mar-00Add to your cart.
Deed of land to Greene Stocker from James T. Perkins.
Item 2: Certification, 27-Mar-01Add to your cart.
Letter from the county clerk witnessing the deed between Perkins and Stocker.
Item 3: Map of Farm, 10-Oct-10Add to your cart.
Map of Mrs. E.T. Burnam's farm.
Item 4: Land Contract, 21-Jul-13Add to your cart.
Land contract between T.L. Burnam and G.C. Stocker which grants Stocker the ownership of Burnam's land.
Item 5: Court Issued Deed, 13-Oct-13Add to your cart.
Court issued deed from the Schlegel family to Greene Stocker following a land auction.
Item 6: Land SurveyAdd to your cart.
Survey of land in the Bethel Branch area.
Folder 4: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Karagiozian Family, ca 1895Add to your cart.
Photo of the Karagiozian (Karagozian) family from Marash, Celicia, Turkey. Photographed are the parents, Johannes and Paranthem and four children, Noury, Vahida, Rosa and Hagop.
Physical Description: 5x7
Item 2: Alice Stocker, September 20, 1893Add to your cart.
Photo of Alice Stocker.
Physical Description: 5x7
Item 3: Photo of LadyAdd to your cart.
Photo of a rather young lady who is standing next to a chair outside.
Physical Description: 5x7
Item 4: Photo of Two ChildrenAdd to your cart.
Photo of a small female child standing next to a chair upon which sits an infant.
Creator: Barbour
Physical Description: 5x7
Item 5: Photo of ManAdd to your cart.
Photo of a man standing with a bowler cap.
Creator: Gregson
Physical Description: 5x7
Item 6: Face of LadyAdd to your cart.
Photo of the face of an older woman.
Physical Description: 5x7
Item 7: Photo of ManAdd to your cart.
Photo of the face of a young man.
Creator: Thomas Pye
Physical Description: 5x7
Item 8: Photo of ManAdd to your cart.
Photo of the face of a man.
Creator: Guild
Physical Description: 5x7
Item 9: R.W. BallahAdd to your cart.
Photo of R.W. Ballah.
Creator: Johus
Physical Description: 5x7
Item 10: Photo of LadyAdd to your cart.
Picture of a lady in a dress.
Physical Description: 8x6
Item 11: Family PhotoAdd to your cart.
Photo of a rather large family outside of what appears to be their home.
Creator: W.E. Singleton
Physical Description: 8x10
Item 12: Family PhotoAdd to your cart.
Photo of a family which includes 10 people.
Physical Description: 8x10
Item 13: Roanoke Military Band, August 10, 1898Add to your cart.
Photo of the Roanoke Military Band, in uniform, outside with instruments.
Creator: Guild
Physical Description: 8x10
Item 14: Group PhotoAdd to your cart.
Photo of numerous young men and women outside in formal wear.
Physical Description: 8x10

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