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Andrew Wood will

 Collection — Folder: S1449
Identifier: S1449

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a handwritten copy of the will of Andrew Wood of Carroll County, Indiana dated July 3, 1843.


  • 1843/07/03

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

Andrew Wood first came to Indiana in August 1828 when he traveled from Kentucky with Col. Ziba Holt to purchase land in Carroll County. He married Nancy Holt, daughter of Col.Holt, on September 7, 1828 and then returned to live in Indiana in 1829. The Woods had two sons, Ben and Ziba. Following Andrew's death in July 1943, Nancy married Dr. William Tichenor in November 1849.

Sources: "Andrew Wood." Kentucky, County Marriage Records, 1783-1965. Accessed November 12, 2019. "Nancy Wood." Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001. Accessed November 12, 2019.

Durrie, Daniel S. A Genealogical History of the Holt Family in the United States: More Patricularly the Dedscendents of Nicholas Holt of Newbury and Andover, Mass., 1634-1944. Albany: J. Munsell, 1864.

Stewart, James Hervey. Recollections of the Early Settlement of Carroll County, Indiana. Cincinnati: Hitchcock and Walden, 1872.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Detroit Public Library.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/11/12 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2019/11/12 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.