Manuscript Collection



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Accession 1651

Inclusive Dates

1998-2004, nd


Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

500 pieces, .25 linear feet



Scope and Content Note

The Coltharp Family Genealogical Collection consists of research conducted by Beverley Dean Peoples primarily on the Coltharp/Colthrop Family through the Henry Coltharp (1753-1835) line and John Campbell Coltharp (1825-1902) lines. The records consists of photocopies and typescript of deeds, marriage records, wills, newspaper articles and obituaries, letters, genealogical publications, and photographs. Also included are printouts from online genealogical material and email correspondence with other genealogists and family members concerning her research. Most of the research deals directly with the Coltharp Family, however there is some records related to a few allied families including: Bailey; Billue; Epps; Faris; Merritt; Potts; Wagner; Wilson;


The Coltharp Family Genealogical Collection was given to the Louise Pettus Special Collection and Archives on April 8, 2019 by Beverly Dean Peoples.


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Coltharp Family Genealogical Collection - Accession 1651

LC Subject Headings

Coltharp family; Coltharp, Henry, 1753?-1835--Family; Coltharp, John Campbell, 1825-1902--Family; York County (S.C.)--Genealogy; Southern States--Genealogy