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Westfall family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-069

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genealogical research, correspondence and photocopies of government records from Martha Westfall Robinson in Indiana ranging from 1852 to 1986 regarding the Westfall, Sharp, Jakes and other related families.


  • 1852 - 1986

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 / Historical

Martha Westfall Robinson was born on February22, 1897 to James and Sarah Jakes Westfall in Lafayette, Indiana. In 1925 she married Raymond Robertson, and they had three children, Philip, Marjorie and James. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Daughters of the American Revolution, Order of the Eastern Star, and Daughters of American Colonialists. Martha Robertson died November 24, 1886, in Lafayette, Indiana.


2 Cubic Feet (2 cubic boxes)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as a donation from James W. Robinson on 1993/10/13


No further additions are expected.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of (materials digitized) are available electronically in Indiana Memory:

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2022/08/27 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2022/09/21 by Sarah Pfundstein.
Westfall family collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

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