HANDWRITTEN DIARY EPHEMERA LOT ~ Manhattan/NY/History

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 14, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

LOT OF JOURNALS,
TALLY CARDS, BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS, etc.

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This auction is for a lot of items from AMELIA AVERELL , born abt 1867, (also spelled Overell in some records) -
Her husband was Arthur E. Averell/Overell , born abt 1853, and he was a lawyer & practiced law in Iroquois.
Their children were Inez and Charlotte.
A 1910 census indicates that a niece, Ruby Kennedy also lived with them,
and that they lived in MANHATTAN WARD 12, NEW YORK, NY.
Amelia Kennedy Averell was born in Louisiana in the Civil War era. Her father, Lt. Colonel John B. G. Kennedy also hailed from Louisiana and fought in the Mexican and American Civil Wars. Lt. Col. Kennedy was a field officer in the 5th Louisiana Infantry Battalion, and he commanded it until 1863. He is mentioned in the book "Don Troiani's Regiments and Uniforms of the Civil War" By Earl J. Coates, Michael J. McAfee, Don Troiani, and a picture is shown of his uniform sleeve.
Amelia was the daughter of Lt. Col. John B.G. Kennedy & Adeline Cuevas - Kennedy .
Granddaughter of Charles Cuevas & Rose Caravat - Cuevas.
Her father died Nov. 26, 1870, age 48, in Montgomery, Alabama.
Her mother died September 15, 1868, age 31, also in Montgomery, Alabama.
Her brother, John Kennedy, drowned on Oct 26, 1886
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