Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection consists of letters and financial documents belonging to the Jenkins, Kellam, Shockley, and Reid families. The bulk of the collection is made up of correspondence between members of these four families occurring over a period of seventy years (1860-1930). These letters reveal genealogical connections between the families. The financial documents included in the collection consist of receipts, insurance policies, and land deeds belonging to the John F. Kellam family.
Scope and Content Virgil Powers was a Bibb County railroad commissioner and was married to Ann E. Jenkins of Washington County, Georgia. The papers include bills and receipts, property deeds in Washington County; land grants in Effingham County, Wilkinson County, and Chatham County; deed with abstract and title from Pulaski County; an invitation; appointment of Virgil Powers as railroad commissioner; Jenkins family genealogy; correspondence; fire insurance policy; and biographical sketch of Virgil Powers.