A Guide to the Samuel Kinzie Survey, 1899 Kinzie, Samuel Survey Ms1987-044

Samuel Kinzie Survey, 1899

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1987-044


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Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Samuel Kinzie Survey, 1899
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Charlton, C. S.
The Samuel Kinzie Survey contains a survey of Kinzie properties in Blacksburg and Christiansburg, Virginia made in 1899 by C.S. Charlton.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Samuel Kinzie Survey must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Acquisition Information

The collection was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1987.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Samuel Kinzie Survey, Ms1987-043, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Samuel Kinzie Survey was completed in October 2013.

Biographical Information

Samuel Kinzie was born in Botetourt County, Virginia, May 15, 1817. Before moving to Montgomery County in 1876, he lived in Giles County. Kinzie was a farmer in Giles County, and later in Christiansburg, Montgomery County, Virginia. He and his first wife, Mary A. D. Farrier (d. 1867) had 11 children: William C. (1843-1864); Robert N. (b. 1845); Oscar V. (b. 1847); Lewis D. (b. 1849); Rufus M. (b.1852); Charles W. (1854-1869); Amanda A. (b. 1856); Permilia M (b. 1859); Harriet S. (b. 1861); Samuel W. (b. 1864); and Mary A. (b. 1867). In 1869, he married Sarah Walters (b. 1826). They had at least one child: Alice O. (b.1871). Kinzie died in 1898 and is buried in Giles County.

Scope and Content

The Samuel Kinzie Survey collection contains a survey of Kinzie properties in Blacksburg and Christiansburg, Virginia made in 1899 by C. S. Charlton.

Index Terms


  • Kinzie, Samuel W. , 1817-1898
  • Subjects:

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)

Contents List

Folder 1
Survey, 1899

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Charlton, C. S.
  • Kinzie, Samuel W. , 1817-1898