The collection consists of the research and correspondence papers of Wm. Hunter McLean on Alexander Beall (1649-1744) and Samuel Magruder (1654-1711) of Maryland. It also covers the families of Drs. Frank C. Beall, K. Heberden Beall and Van Zandt Beall. The lines are recorded with the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the state of Texas (Beall); National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century (Beall) and Society of Colonial Wars (Magruder). Hunter McLean’s book, Alexander Beall, 1649-1744, of Maryland : One Line of Descent in America, One of the Initial “Five Beall families of Maryland” Identified by ancestry and Biographies from 1649 to 1976, was published by the Fort Worth Genealogical Society in 1977.
The collection was donated by Hunter McLean.
Scope and Contents Note
The collection consists of five boxes and was kept in the original order. Also, the folder labels were kept the same except for a few minor adjustments. This collection is related to the other papers Hunter McLean donated to the library including the Hunter Family Papers, the McGown Family Papers and the McLean Family Papers.
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Last updated: June 6, 2014