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Sargent family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-117

Scope and Contents

This collection includes deeds, wills, correspondence and other contracts dealing with the Sargent and other families who lived in Lawrence Township, in Marion County, Indiana ranging from 1837 to 1982 regarding these families.


  • 1837 - 1982

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

John Sargent was born in January 1819 in Kentucky. In March of 1850 he married Tabitha Jane Sowers in Marion County Indiana. They had two children Jacob and Mary Sargent. John A Sargent died October 26th, 1901. He owned and bought land in the Lawrence Township area of Marion County. Sargent Road in Lawrence township is named for the area where the family lived.


.5 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box and 1 oversize flat folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as a donation from the Kokomo-Howard Public Library on 2020/11/04


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/03/25 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2021/04/25 by Sarah Pfundstein.
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.