Conway, Julia Ellen Thomas, 1848-1916
Julia Ellen Thomas was born in 1848 in Blacksburg, Virginia, the daughter of Colonel William Thomas and Lucretia H. Howe. Julia and William Buchanan Conway were married in 1870 and settled for a time in Blacksburg, where William became a surgeon for the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech). They had five children: Daisy, Alfred, William, Archie, and Mary. In 1891, the family moved to Georgia. Julia died in 1916 and is buried in Westview Cemetery in Blacksburg, Virginia. Additional information can be found at https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14988974/julia-ellen-conway.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The Dr. W. B. Conway and Julia Ellen Thomas Correspondence contains letters exchanged between the couple from 1869 to 1870 before they were married.
The Julia Thomas Conway and Mary Black Thomas Luster Correspondence consists of letters written to Conway by her sisters, Mary Black Thomas Luster and Ann Elizabeth Thomas (1830-1903) from March 29, 1895 to December 27, 1898.
The W. B. Conway and Julia Thomas Conway Correspondence contains letters sent to William Buchanan Conway and Julia Thomas Conway from various sources between 1870 and 1920.