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John H. Eash papers

 Collection — Folder: S398
Identifier: S0398

Scope and Contents

This collection includes autographed entries from John H. Eash in LaGrange County, Indiana ranging from 1919 to 1942 regarding personal and business transactions.


  • 1918-1942


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

John Henry Eash was born March 10, 1876 to Tobias and Saloma (Graber) Eash in Indiana. He was one of at least seven children, including Daniel [Dannel] and Mary (Ann). He married Ida Beechy [Beachy] on November 29, 1903 in Madison County, Ohio, and they had ten children. He was a farmer. He died November 28, 1964 in Millersburg, Indiana and is buried in the Bontrager Cemetery near Honeyville, Indiana. His wife died in 1963. He was survived by nine children, fifty-four grandchildren and fifty-four great-grandchildren.

Information found within the collection.

"Eash, John". 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/11/24.

"Eash, John H.". 1930 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/11/24.

"Eash, John H.". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/11/24.

"Eash, John H.". Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Retrieved 2014/11/24.

"Eash, John H.". LaGrange Standard. 3 Dec. 1964:2. Print.

"Eash, John Henry". U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942;. Retrieved 2014/11/24.

"Eash, John [S].". 1920 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/11/24.

"Eash, Jno". 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/11/24.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from Indiana Commission on Public Records, Archives Division in 1975.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/11/24 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/11/24 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.