Fonds MS-2-539, SF Box 44, Folders 2-15 - Culp family fonds

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Culp family fonds

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MS-2-539, SF Box 44, Folders 2-15

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  • 1798-1902 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records (14 folders)

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The Culps of Lunenburg are descended from Johan Jacob Kolb, who arrived in Nova Scotia with his parents in 1750 on the Ann. After surrenduring to the British in Louisbourg they were sent to Lunenburg in 1758. Kolb was married to Anna Maria Magdalena Schloer, with whom he had 12 children.

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The records were donated to the Archives in 1982 by John Townsend.

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Fonds comprises land deeds, wills and other legal documents, as well as charter agreements for the schooner Mary and a bill of sale for the Candid.

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  • English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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For family history see MS.S20 v.96 at the South Shore Geneaological Society (Descendants of Johan Jacob Kolb: The Colp/Culp family in Nova Scotia /P. Harner)

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