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Alexander and Sample Family Genealogy Papers, c1958-c1961

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-2021-034

Content Description

This collection contains genealogical notes and materials relating to the Alexander and Sample family lines, as well as other miscellaneous families. Examples of materials include correspondence and handwritten and typed genealogy notes. Collection materials are kept in the original order in which they were received, and are dated c1958-c1961.


  • 1958 - 1961

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public without restriction. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to duplicate or publish material from this collection must be obtained from the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.


0.2 Linear Feet

0.22 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials



The Alexander and Sample families are two well known and documented families in the Charlotte and Mecklenburg County area. This collection follows certain genealogical lines within these two families. Collection materials include correspondence and genealogical research dated c1958-c1961.


Materials were kept in the originial order of the creator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The immediate source and date of acquisition for this collection is unknown.

Related Materials

Alexander Family. (NCR Vertical Files)

Bonnie Austin Petteway Papers, 1750-1967. Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.

Petteway, Bonnie. Mrs. Bonnie Petteway’s Notes: Abstracts from Wills, Deeds, Account Books, and Estate Divisions in Mecklenburg Co., N.C. and Neighboring Counties, 1965. (CALL NUMBER: NCR 929.3756c M43 P499m)

Petteway Family. (NCR Vertical Files)

Sample Family. (NCR Vertical Files)

Seigler, Sheryl Lyde Williamson. "Knox Family Line, Also Sample and Howie Family Line." Hendersonville, NC (47 Wild Turkey Trail, Hendersonville, 28792) : S.L. Siegler, 2005. (NCR 929.2 K74 S459)

Condition Description

Materials are in good condition.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of this collection was completed by Sydney Carroll, July 2021.

Alexander and Sample Family Genealogy Papers, c1958-c1961
Sydney Carroll
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Repository

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library-Main
310 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte NC 28202 USA