An Inventory of the Stabler-Lea Family Papers, 1835-1932

(1 box;.5 linear ft.)

RG 5/139


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Abstract
The Stabler and Lea families were Quakers of Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia. The collections contains chiefly correspondence of Mary Lea Stabler (1822-1888), with her mother, Elizabeth Ellicott Lea (1793-1858), her sister, Martha Lea (1819-1900), her brother, James Lea (1816-1857), and Martha Ellicott Tyson (1795-1873).

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL The Stabler and Lea families were Quakers of Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collections contains chiefly correspondence of Mary Lea Stabler (1822-1888), with her mother, Elizabeth Ellicott Lea (1793-1858), her sister, Martha Lea (1819-1900), her brother, James Lea (1816-1857), and Martha Ellicott Tyson (1795-1873).

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series:


Added entries

Subjects
  • Alexandria (Va.) - Family and personal papers
  • Lea family
  • Lea, James, 1816-1857 - Correspondence
  • Lea, Martha, 1819-1900 - Correspondence
  • Maryland flx Family and personal papers - 19th-20th centuries
  • Moore family
  • Quakers - Maryland
  • Quakers - Virginia
  • Quakers--Social life and customs
  • Sandy Spring (Md.) - Family and personal papers.
  • Stabler family
  • Virginia - Family and personal papers - 19th-20th centuries
  • Women, Quaker - Virginia
  • Women, Quaker- Maryland
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Lea, Elizabeth E.
  • Stabler, Mary Lea, 1822-1888
  • Tyson, Martha Ellicott, 1795-1873
Credits
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Date: 1969
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Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Ser. 1. Correspondence, 1835-1887, 1918-1932, n.d.

Principally family correspondence
Correspondents include Elizabeth E. Lea, her daughter Mary (Lea) Stabler, and Mary's husband, Henry Stabler. Elizabeth Lea lived near Sandy Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, and the Stablers lived in Alexandria, Virginia, though by the 1860's the Stablers had moved to Brighton, Montgomery County, Maryland, near Sandy Spring.
Box 1

Martha Ellicott Tyson to niece Mary Lea Stabler
There are also a few letters addressed to Rebecca Russell on the occasion of her 100th birthday, 12mo 24 1886.
1865-1872 (8 letters) Box 1

Ser. 2. Memorabilia

Drawing of a man in uniform Box 1

Receipt, $5.00 from Elizabeth E. Lea to George L. Stabler in payment for two pigs. 1853 Box 1

“Lines Addressed to Oliver Matthews of Baltimore County, In the 102nd year of his age” by R.H. Townsend
Copied by his sister Hadassah J. Moore.
1888, 2nd Month 21st Box 1

See also ancestral chart at front of box.