Historical Hall of Fame: Kathleen Booth Williams (1893-1982) was an active genealogist and author of publications on Amelia,
Goochland, Louisa, and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia.
Virginia History Series
Kathleen Booth was born 24 November 1893 and married on 25 October 1917 to Edward Burton Williams. She died 27 March 1982.
In the Library of Virginia: Kathleen Booth Williams. Papers, 1860-1982. Accessions 33430, 34695. Personal papers collection, The Library
of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
Papers, 1860-1982, of Kathleen Booth Williams (1893-1982) consisting of family correspondence,
arranged alphabetically by correspondent and then chronologically; general correspondence arranged alphabetically by correspondent
with separate folders for major correspondents; client correspondence and research arranged alphabetically by client with notations
on family research; patriotic society applications and supporting documentation; Genealogical notes arranged alphabetically by family;
county record abstracts arranged alphabetically by Virginia county and then alphabetically by record type with other state records
at the end.
Marriage record abstracts arranged alphabetically by Virginia county with other states filed next, followed by miscellaneous
or multiple county abstracts; cemetery, census, church, and military records, newspaper abstracts, subject files are arranged alphabetically
within each record series; printed materials and ephemera; photographs.
Miscellaneous newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, 1957,
1960-1965, of "Climbing the Family Tree: Genealogy Questions and Answers," by Hugh S. Watson, Jr., and scrapbooks, 1960-1971, of Coats
of Arms are available on microfilm (Misc. reel 1087). There is also a large series of labeled index card files, principally marriage
records.Index Cards include: Marriages, DR-Z (Index Card Boxes 1-12); Marriages of Some Virginia Families, 1607-1800 (A-H) by Dorothy
Wulfeck (Index Card Boxes 13-15); Marriages from DAR Magazine, A-Z (Index Card Box 15); Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary
Pensions, A-B (Index Card Box 16); Cumberland County Marriages, ca. 1750-1840, A-Z (Index Card Boxes 17-18); Augusta County Marriages,
1748-1773, A-Y (Index Card Box 18); Amherst County Marriages, ca. 1773-1853, A-W (Index Card Box 18); Frederick County Marriages,
1788-1791, A-Z (Index Card Box 19-20); Index to Clients/Correspondents (Index Card Box 21); List of Published Genealogical Works (Index
Card Box 21); Amherst in the Revolution Genealogical Abstracts (Index Card Box 21); Middlesex County Will Book A (Index Card Box 21);
Bedford County Wills Book 1 (Index Card Box 21); Goochland County Wills, A-W (Index Card Box 21); Pittsylvania County Will Abstracts
Deed and Will Book 11, A-Y (Index Card Box 22); Index to Marriages in Old Homes and Families of Nottoway County (Index Card Box 22);
Marriages from the Douglas Register, A-W (Index Card Box 22); Kanawha County, W. Va. Marriages, 1814-1850 (Index Card Box 22); Monogalia
County Marriages, 1794-1812 (Index Card Box 23); Patrick County Marriages, 1785-1796 (Index Card Box 23); Pittsylvania County Marriages
from Robertson Book, A-Y (Index Card Box 23); Craven County, N.C. Marriages, ca. 1783-1860 (Index Card Box 23); Grayson County Marriages,
1801-1818, n.d. (Index Card Box 23); Miscellaneous Card File (Index Card Box 23).