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Hoskins Family Bible

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0841

  • Staff Only

This collection consists primarily of the Hoskins family's King James Bible, published in 1834. Also included is a photocopy of the Bible's family record, which focuses on the families of William and Susan B. (Dickason) Rawls and William Patton and Mary Olivia (Rawls) Mills Hoskins.

Dates

  • 1834-1941

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.79 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists primarily of the Hoskins family's King James Bible, published in 1834. Also included is a photocopy of the Bible's family record, which focuses on the families of William and Susan B. (Dickason) Rawls and William Patton and Mary Olivia (Rawls) Mills Hoskins.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Rawls married Susan B. Dickason (1819-1842) on June 8, 1837. The couple had one child, Mary Olivia (1842-1917), before Susan (Dickason) Rawls' death from tuberculosis in 1842. William Rawls died in 1844, and his orphaned daughter was adopted by Robert S. and Susan (Goodrum) Mills.

Mary Olivia (Rawls) Mills married William Patton Hoskins (1838-1902) on September 26, 1860, and the couple had ten children: George Robert Rawls (1861-1861), Leila Susan (Hoskins) Cox (1863-1939), Nellie Temple (1866-1918), Clarence Edgar (1868-1869), James Dickason (1870-1960), William (1872-1873), Lynn Wood (1874-1949), Horace Mills (1876-1934), Bessie Olivia (Hoskins) Beeler (1878-1963), and Mary Margaret (1882-1908).

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single box.

Acquisition Note

Betsey (Beeler) Creekmore donated this Bible to Special Collections in December of 1975.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480