The Lindsley-McGavock-Warner Genealogical Papers, 1804-1994, were a gift from the estate of Margaret Lindsley Warden through the agency of May Dean Eberling. The collection consists of 2.25 cubic feet of materials, which appear in alphabetical order by subject. There are no restrictions on this collection.
The collection includes genealogical research, correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings. The collection primarily focuses on genealogical data collected by Margaret Lindsley Warden on members of the Lindsley and McGavock families, but also contains genealogy on members of the Bass, Berrien, Caldwell, Condit, Dickinson, Grundy, Harding, Lawrence, and Warner families. Individuals of interest include Randal William McGavock (1826-1863), Jacob McGavock Dickinson (1851-1928), Louise Grundy Lindsley (1858-1944), Dr. John Berrien Lindsley (1822-1897), Philip Lindsley (1786-1855), Percy Warner (1861-1927) and Margaret Lindsley Warden (1904-2007).
The collection also contains information on Nashville’s history as well as several historic sites such as Two Rivers Mansion, Carnton Plantation, the Mansion House in Wythe County, Virginia, the McGavock Cemetery at Fort Chiswell in Wythe County, Virginia, and Rockingham in Rock Hill, New Jersey.