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Asberry Cloud Jacquess papers

 Collection — Folder: S662
Identifier: S0662

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a photocopied, legal document from Ray Hinsley on 1839/08/01 regarding a land purchase.


  • 1839/08/01

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

Asberry [Asburry] [Asbury] Cloud Jacquess was born on April 16, 1812 in Kentucky to Jonathan Jr. and his third wife, Rebekah. He was one of thirteen children. In 1834 he went with family produce and products on a flatboat to New Orleans from Indiana, to where he was moved at the age of three. He married his first wife, Jane Ashworth, in April of 1838, with whom he had ten children and who died in 1859. He married his second wife, Jane Smith [Smythe] in 1867, and she died in 1870. He was a farmer. He died on March 31, 1895 and is buried in Poseyville Cemetery, Poseyville, Indiana.

Bakken, Dawn E. "A Young Hoosier's Adventures on the Mississippi River". Indiana Magazine of History March 2006:1-7. Retrieved 2014/05/30.

"Jacquess, A. C.". 1870 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/30.

"Jacquess, Asberry ". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2014/05/30.

"Jacquess, Asburry ". 1850 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/30. nttp://

"Jacquess, Asbury Cloud". U.S., Find a Grave Index, 1700s-Current. Retrieved 2014/05/30.

"Jacquess, Isabella Jane". U.S., Find a Grave Index, 1700s-Current.. Retrieved 2014/05/30.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Ray Hinsley on 1966/11/15.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/05/30 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/05/30 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.