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Harry H. Martindale collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-072

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genealogical research, correspondence, and other matierlas primarily from Harry H. Martindale with lesser amounts included by Winfred L. Martindale and other researchers in the United States and England ranging from 1863 to 1984, regarding the Martindale, Maxey, Pearson, McCray, Howard, Hurt, and other related families.


  • 1863 - 1984

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

Harry H. Martindale was born July 29, 1887 in Boone County, Indiana to Martin and Carrie Howard Martindale. Harry has 2 siblings: Elizabeth and Estella Martindale. He married Ella Seldon in 1923 and after Ella's death in 1935, Josephine Scherer in 1937. Martindale was a Christian Church minister and moved around Indiana and then later relocated to Vero Beach, Florida. He enjoyed researching his extended family and wrote John Martindell (or Martindale) Cordwainer, of Philadelphia and Some of His Descendants and transcribed many cemetery records in Indiana. Harry H. Martindale died in November of 1969 in Vero Beach, Florida.


4 Cubic Feet (4 cubic-foot boxes)

Language of Materials




This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as a donation from Winfred Martindale on 1982/06/23


No further additions are expected.

Related Materials

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

G067: Walter O. Shriner collection G034: Nancy H. Diener collection

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2022/03/21 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2022/03/30 by Sarah Pfundstein.
Harry H. Martindale collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

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