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Collection Number: 02755

Collection Title: Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937.

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 320 items)
Abstract Cadia Barbee Welborn was a prominent member and officer of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Daughters of the American Revolution, Alexander Martin Chapter. The collection includes correspondence of Welborn relating to her efforts to collect genealogical and historical material; compiled genealogical and historical material from many sources relating to colonial times through the Civil War; photocopies of 17th- and 18th-century legal documents; and original 18th- and 19th-century deeds, estate papers, circulars, clippings, and letters relating to North Carolina history, particularly in Randolph County and Guilford County, and to the Welborn family, including letters from Lincoln, Mo., 1839, and Lafayette County, Mo., 1857, describing life and surroundings in those places.
Creator Welborn, Cadia Barbee.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
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 Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, #2755, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Cadia Barbee (Mrs. John Scott) Welborn of High Point, N.C.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
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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Cadia Barbee Welborn was a prominent member and officer of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Daughters of the American Revolution, Alexander Martin Chapter. She was also involved with the Daughters of the American Colonists and a charter member of the North Carolina Society of Colonial Wars.

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The collection includes correspondence, 1923-1937, of Cadia Barbee (Mrs. John Scott) Welborn relating to her efforts to collect genealogical and historical material as an officer of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Alexander Martin Chapter, and of the United Daughters of the Confederacy; compiled genealogical and historical material from many sources relating to colonial times through the Civil War; photocopies and transcriptions of 17th- and 18th-century legal documents; and original 18th and 19th-century deeds, estate papers, circulars, clippings, and letters relating to North Carolina history, particularly in Randolph and Guilford counties, and to the Welborn family, including letters from Lincoln, Mo., 1839, and Lafayette County, Mo., 1857, describing life and surroundings in those places.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1687, 1690, 1777-1829 #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 1

Folder 2

1830-1839 #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 2

Folder 3

1840-1870 #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 3

Folder 4

1923-1931 #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 4

Folder 5

1932-1935 #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 5

Folder 6

1936-1937 #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 6

Folder 7-11

Folder 7

Folder 8

Folder 9

Folder 10

Folder 11

Genealogical data #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 7-11

Folder 12

Index to genealogies #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 12

Folder 13-14

Folder 13

Folder 14

Historical sketches #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 13-14

Folder 15

Wills and land grants #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 15

Folder 16-17

Folder 16

Folder 17

Bible records #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 16-17

Folder 18

Church records #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 18

Folder 19

Burial places of soldiers; muster roll, 1776; and tax lists #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 19

Folder 20

School rolls, 1837-1870 #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 20

Folder 21-22

Folder 21

Folder 22

Church records #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 21-22

Folder 23-25

Folder 23

Folder 24

Folder 25

Volumes 1-3: North Carolina tombstone records, 1933 #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 23-25

Folder 26

Volume 4: North Carolina bible records, church records, and genealogies, 1936 #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 26

Folder 27

Volume 5: North Carolina wills, 1938 #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 27

Folder 28

Volume 6: List of North Carolina soldiers in the American Revolution, 1948 #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 28

Folder 29

Volume 7: List of Confederate veterans and wives buried in North Carolina, 1954 #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 29

Folder 30

Volume 8: Index to memoirs in the Moravian Archives, Winston-Salem, N.C. #02755, Series: "Cadia Barbee Welborn Papers, 1687-1937." Folder 30

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, May 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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