Finding aid to the E.C. Chaffin Miscellaneous Records

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VA 24501
(434) 846-0501
E.C. CHAFFIN MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS (1900-1949)
The collection includes receipts for purchases, tobacco sales, and tax payments. Tobacco
sales receipts are from Martin’s Warehouse, Booker’s Independent Warehouse and Farmers
Warehouse in Lynchburg, Va.

ELISHA CRAWFORD CHAFFIN (1876-1958)
Elisha Crawford Chaffin was born 16 September 1876 in Bedford County,
Virginia, the son of Thomas Jefferson Chaffin and Elvie E. Mitchell. A tobacco farmer by trade,
Chaffin brought tobacco to warehouses in Lynchburg for sale. By 1932, he had a total of 182 acres
of farmland in Bedford County.
E.C. Chaffin married 4 May 1904, in Bedford County, Estelle Overstreet, the daughter of
William Burrell Overstreet and Annie Permelia Gibbs. He died 6 January 1958 in Bedford County
and was buried in the Quaker Baptist Church cemetery at Chestnut Fork, Bedford County.

MS1444

Dublin Core

Title

Finding aid to the E.C. Chaffin Miscellaneous Records

Subject

Finding aids
Chaffin, Elisha Crawford, 1876-1958
tobacco -- sales

Description

Finding aid to the E.C. Chaffin Miscellaneous Records held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

The records include receipts for sales, purchases, and payments related to tobacco merchants in Lynchburg, Virginia held by Elisa Crawford Chaffin.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Format

pdf

Language

English

Identifier

MS1444FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.), “Finding aid to the E.C. Chaffin Miscellaneous Records,” Digital Collections, accessed June 13, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/521.