Barnett Family papers
Scope and Content
This collection contains correspondence and genealogical material related to the Barnett family of Georgia.
- 1851-1977, undated
- Barnett family (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Samuel C. Barnett (1850-1943) was born in Washington, Georgia, on September 30, 1850, to parents Samuel (1824-1896) and Elizabeth Anne Stone Barnett (1825-1906). Barnett attended Univerity of Georgia and began practicing law in 1881. He attained wide recognition as one of the foremost authorities on insurance law in Atlanta and the South. In 1887, he married Mary Jane Dunwoody ( -1889) who died shortly afterwards. Barnett's second marriage in 1898 was to Sarah Carter (1875-1945), daughter of Samuel MacDonald Carter and Sarah Jeter Carter. They had three children: Mary MacDonald (1899-1977), Elizabeth Wingfield (1901-1999), and Samuel C. (1905-1959).
4.08 linear ft. (one document case and two oversize folders)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Barnett Family papers
- Andrew Beck
- June 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.