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Record Group Number: 900000
Series/Collection Number: M84- 23
Creator: Zebley, Helen Louise Terwilleger, 1930-
Title, Dates: French family genealogical collection, 1984.
Amount: 1.50 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Alphabetical by family name.
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Terms Governing Use: Must contact donor for publishing rights.
Biographical/Historical:     Helen Louise Terwilleger Zebley is the great-great-granddaughter of Dr. Seth French, a pioneer Florida settler in the 1870's.  He was originally from Potsdam, New York.  She published a book entitled "Southern Shoots from Northern Roots," in 1984.  It covers French's career as a surgeon, state senator from Volusia County, commissioner of immigration, and as one of the founders of Orange City and an early citizen of Sanford.  Included are photos and genealogical materials on allied families and other early pioneers settlers in Volusia and Seminole Counties, Florida.
Summary:     The collection contains the genealogical research materials of Mrs. Helen Zebley, for her book "Southern Shoots from Northern Roots."  The collection contains marriage, birth and death records, genealogical research materials and charts, and newspaper clippings for the following families:  French, Leavitt, Terwilleger, Ellis, Guyot, Thurston, and Fowler.
Finding Aids: Folder list. 0
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Ownership/Custodial History: Donor is direct descendant of Seth French.
Publication Note: Southern shoots from northern roots:  a family history concerning northern Americans who migrated to frontier Florida after 1870... / by Helen Louise Terwilleger Zebley.  Thomasville, Georgia : H.L.T. Zebley, c1984.
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Electronic Records Access:
Subject Access Fields: French, Seth, 1824-1896
French family.
Leavitt family.
Terwilleger family.
Ellis family.
Guyot family.
Thurston family.
Fowler family.
Women History 19th century Florida
Genealogies. aat
Florida Genealogy
Orange City (Fla.)
Volusia County (Fla.)
Seminole County (Fla.)
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