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Ellen Keeney papers

 Collection — Folder: S758
Identifier: S0758

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopies of letters from James W. and Manly [Manlie] Leak in Washington, D.C. and Missouri ranging from 1865 to 1917 regarding James W. Leak.


  • 1865-1917

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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 / Historical

No information was available about Ellen Keeney.

James M. Leak was born on October 20, 1841 to Landonn and Sarah A. Leak. He served in the 33rd Regiment, Company I, Indiana Volunteers. He enlisted on March 15, 1865 and was mustered out on July 21, 1865, as a private. He married Mary P. Dickey on August 6, 1865 and they had four children. He was living with his parents as of the 1880 U.S. federal census and is listed as single. He married Sarah F. Hedge on September 13, 1899. He died Jan. 2, 1918 and is buried in Lizton, Indiana where he lived for a number of years.

"James M. Leak". U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865. Retrieved 2013/09/26.

"James M. Leak". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2013/09/26.

"James M. Leak". 1870 United States Federal Census.. Retrieved 2013/09/26.

"James M. Leak". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2013/09/26.

"James M. Leak". 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2013/09/26.

"James M. Leak". Indiana, Find A Grave Index, 1800-2012. Retrieved 2013/09/26.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Ownership and Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Ellen Keeney on 1974/09/03.

General Note

Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/09/26 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2013/09/26 by Edythe Huffman.
Ellen Keeney papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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