Family documents Edit


Level of Description


  • 1800-1964 (Creation)


  • Scope and Contents

    This series consists of legal and financial records relating to the Urner family in Maryland (1800s-1890s), the service documents of Urner family members from World War I and World War II (1917-1945), architectural plans for "Joe's House" (circa 1964), and undated notes and memoranda. The legal records, which form the bulk of the papers, contain 59 pages of indentures, articles of agreement, bonds, wills, letters of testimony, and land plot maps. There are also three pages of genealogy of the family of Major General John Hammond (c 1639-1707), a birth certificate for Anna Belle Floyd (dated 1965), and two keepsake locks of human hair.

  • Processing Information

    To facilitate ease of discovery the subjects have been listed alphabetically in the finding aid. Owing to size and format, when consulting the physical material please reference the box and folder number.

  • Arrangement

    The legal and financial records are arranged chronologically, with undated records filed immidiately after. The remaining documents are grouped by subject.

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