Surface (Zerfass) Family Genealogy

A Guide to the Surface (Zerfass) Family Genealogy, Ms.1970.001


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Ashley Wellens

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1970.001
Title
Surface (Zerfass) Family Genealogy,n.d.
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Surface family
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The collection contains copies of extensive genealogy of the Surface, or Zerfass, family of Virginia, Indiana, and Ohio.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Surface (Zerfass) Family Genealogy, Ms1970-001, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

Surface (Zerfass) Family Genealogy was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1970.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Surface (Zerfass) Family Genealogy was completed prior to 2011. Additional description was completed in March 2011.


Scope and Contents

The collection contains copies of extensive genealogy of the Surface, or Zerfass, family of Virginia, Indiana, and Ohio. Materials were compiled by Clyde S. Boots of Isabel, Kansas. The collection contains contains thorough family trees of the family members; cemetery records of Johnson County, Indiana; records of the Price Family of Montgomery County, Virginia, who intermarried with the Surfaces; brief census statistics from 19th century Montgomery County, Virginia; biographies of select members of the family; and copies of the wills (1805 and 1808) of John Surface and John Surface, Jr. Other family names include Bowen, Dressler, Sibold, Price, Lucas, O'Shaughnessy, Odell, Heinigh (Heinagh?), Null, Meairs, Parker, Howard, and Browe.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Surface (Zerfass) Family Genealogy by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

folder 1
Genealogy Records.