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Collection Number: 05204-z

Collection Title: Paleske Family Albums, 1849-1895, 1998

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Abstract Members of the Paleske family of Henrico County, Va., included Mary G. Lewis Paleske (1832-1874), her husband Charles G. Paleske (1831-1907), and their daughter Fannie Lewis Paleske Timberlake (1868-1935). The collection includes two volumes: an album of handwritten poetry by both Charles G. Paleske and Mary G. Lewis Paleske, dated 9 June 1849; and an autograph album signed by friends and family of Fannie Lewis Paleske (1868-1935). The entries in the autograph album are dated March 1895, Barbersville, Fla. A letter, 13 September 1998, taped into the autograph album describes a Timberlake family Bible entry that documents the marriage of Fannie Lewis Paleske and Archie Boyd Timberlake in Henrico County, Va., in 1897.
Creator Paleske family.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Paleske Family Albums #5204-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Gretchen Smith of Chapel Hill, N.C. in April 2005 (Acc. 100040).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Mary G. Lewis Paleske (9 June 1832-23 July 1874) and Charles G. Paleske (12 April 1831-9 August 1907) had nine children: Virginia (b. 18 January 1856), Susan (b. 18 August 1857), Nath Lewis (b. 4 July 1859), Mary (10 November 1861-31 August 1863), Chas. G. Jr. (13 April 1864-11 March 1886), Maria (15 June 1868-15 June 1868) and Fannie (15 June 1868-3 April 1935), Wharton (1 May 1870-19 April 1871)), Mary (15 July 1874-20 August 1874).

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The Paleske family collection contains two volumes. One is an album of handwritten poetry by both Charles G. Paleske and Mary G. Lewis Paleske. One of the poems is dated 9 June 1849. Also in the album is a handwritten essay, "Golden Rule for Brides." The other volume is an autograph album signed by friends and family of Fannie Lewis Paleske Timberlake (1868-1935) of Henrico County, Va., who married Archie Boyd Timberlake (1865-1936). In the album are notes dated March 1895, Barbersville, Fla.. Taped into the back of the album is a letter, 13 September 1998, describing an entry in a Timberlake family Bible: "Married Dec.7, 1897 at Solitaire, Henrico County by Rev. Charles H. Boggs Archie Boyd Timberlake of Hanover County and Fanny Lewis Paleske of Henrico County, Virginia."

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Processing Information

Processed by: Rachel Hoff, June 2005

Encoded by: Rachel Hoff, June 2005

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