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Webster Parry collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-049

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genealogical research from Webster Parry regarding the Charles, Henley and Parry families.


  • undated, 1887-1889


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical Note

Webster Parry was born in Richmond, Indiana on September 25, 1848 to Mordecai and Gulielma Henley Parry. He had one sister Martha, and six half brothers and sisters. After his mothers death in 1849 he lived with his uncle John Henley. He married Louis M. Lefferts in Oakland California on January 9, 1879. Webster Parry was a bookkeeper for many years and later became the comptroller for the city of Richmond, Indiana. He was also a well known genealogist in the area and collected extensive research about the families who lived in the area. Webster Parry died January 10, 1936.


4.25 Cubic Feet (3 bankers boxes, 1 manuscript box)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as a donation from the estate of Webster Parry on 1936/05.


No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in the Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

L467: Quaker Meeting Records

ISLG 929.102 F911P: The works of Webster Perry; with additions by Edna Harvey Joseph

Location of Copies

Copies of this collection exist on microfilm on the second floor of the Indiana State Library.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/08/18 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/25 by Sarah Pfundstein.


Webster Parry Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

315 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.