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Greenbury C. and Francis A. Hanson account book

 Collection — Volume: V017
Identifier: V017

Scope and Contents

This collection includes an account book kept by Greenbury Clark and Francis Asberry Hanson containing entries that range from 1856-1870 regarding the wages and accounts of people who worked for them. The volume also has an undated appraisement list most likely related to their father's estate.


  • 1856-1870


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

Greenbury Clark (G.C.) Hanson was born on December 31, 1825 in Fayette County, Indiana to Benjamin Hollis and Jane Newland Hanson. He married Ossie C. Ward on October 17, 1867 and they had one son. He was a prosperous farmer and was a stockholder in the Indiana Furniture Company and the Farmers and Merchants Trust Company. He passed away at the age of 78 on January 16, 1904.

Francis Asberry (F.A.) Hanson was G.C.’s younger brother. He was born on the family homestead on October 8, 1828. He married Cynthia T. Boyd on October 16, 1855 and they had two sons. Like his brother, he was a farmer and successful business man. He passed away at the age of 57 on January 31, 1886.

Sources: "Greenbury C. Hanson." Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900. Accessed October 21, 2019.

"Memoir." Connersville Times (IN), March 3, 1886.

"Sleeps Peacefully Away into Eternity." Connersville Evening News (IN), January 18, 1904.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/10/21 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2019/10/21 by Laura Eliason.
Greenbury C. and Francis A. Hanson account book
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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