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Osie Alice Ingalls Clark collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-085

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genealogical research from Osie Alice Ingalls in Indiana and other states ranging from 1832 to 1988 regarding the Ingalls, McDowell, Knight, Lawyer and other related families.


  • 1832-1989


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

Osie Alice McDowell was born December 10th, 1901 to Gurney and Ivy Cain McDowell in Oolitic, Indiana the fourth of ten children. She graduated from Bedford High school in 1920. Osie married Robert Ingalls Sr. in 1926, they had one child Robert Ingalls Jr. on June 8, 1930.

Besides her interest in genealogy Osie was a member and past president of Tri-Kappa, was involved with the John Wallace chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Ladies of the Round Table Literary Club.

After the death of Robert Ingalls in 1978, Osie married a second time to John Wallace Clark in 1983. Osie Alice died on November 8, 1988 in Indianapolis, Indiana.


10 Cubic Feet (10 cubic foot boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as a records donation from Osie Alice Ingalls Clark on 1979/09/27.


No further additions are expected.

Related Materials

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

L602: Ingalls Stone Company records, 1818-1988

L628: Ingalls family collection, circa 1860-1988

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2018/12/22 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2019/01/04 by Sarah Pfundstein.


Osie Alice Ingalls Clark collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

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