Cabaniss Family Papers
Scope and Contents
Correspondence and financial papers of George Cabaniss, Dr. John Cabaniss, and James Cabaniss. They were the children of George and Sarah Jennings Cabaniss of Amelia County, Virginia. James Cabaniss lived in Williamsburg, Virginia and was the Clerk of Court for James City County, Virginia in 1831. He also was a merchant in Richmond until 1831. Dr. John Cabaniss was a medical doctor who practiced in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. George Cabaniss lived in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Many of the financial records of James Cabaniss are with Williamsburg, Virginia businesses. 322 items.
- Creation: 1800-1837
- Cabaniss family (Family)
- Cabaniss, George (Person)
- Cabaniss, James, 1793-1837 (Person)
- Cabaniss, John, circa 1787 - 1882 (Person)
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0.50 Linear Feet
Arrangement of Materials:
Series arranged by family members.
Collection put into series in September 2014 by Anne Johnson.
- Guide to the Cabaniss Family Papers
- Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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- Language of description note
- The collection description/finding aid is written in English