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Jennings County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Homer C. Dell collection

 Collection — Folder S2237
Identifier: S2237
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of items from Homer C. Dell that are related to Spencer Township and North Vernon of Jennings County, Indiana. Items included are a January 28, 1922 letter, written on John C. Cope’s letterhead, that was sent to Jennings County librarian Mrs. Isaac C. Caldwell in response to a request for early history of North Vernon; the 8-page "History of Spencer Township" by Alice Jane (Bruner) Wohrer from circa 1927; and a clipping of the article, "Pioneer Woman...
Dates: 1922-circa 1960

James Allen Rogers biography

 Collection — Folder S1748
Identifier: S1748
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a hand-written document ranging from 1848 to 1924 regarding James Allen Roger's life.
Dates: 1848-1924

Jehiel W. Goltry letter

 Collection — Folder S0523
Identifier: S0523
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a letter from Jehiel W. Goltry in Jennings County, Indiana from December 10, 1840 describing pioneer life in Jennings County.
Dates: 1840/12/10

Jennings, Jackson and Scott counties reunion panoramic photograph

 Collection — Folder OBF014
Identifier: OBF014
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a black-and-white panoramic photograph of a group of men, women, and children, possibly an extended family, from Jennings, Jackson, and Scott counties in Indiana. The photograph was taken by Indianapolis Photo Co. on August 21, 1918 at an unknown outdoor location.
Dates: 1918/08/21

John McCartney collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: G-042
Scope and Contents This collection includes funeral and account book, correspondence, receipts and figures and real estate papers from John J. McCartney in Jefferson, Jennings and Scott County ranging from 1895 to 1945.
Dates: 1895-1945

John Vawter, Jennings County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1678
Scope and Contents Folder one includes an 8-page mimeographed copy of "Biographies and Recollections of Early Settlers of Jennings County". Biographies included are of Thomas Pool; Darius Robinson; William Sage; Adam Brower; William Johnson; and William T. Scott.Also included is a 3-page mimeographed copy of "The Early History of Jennings County", by Hiram Prather; a 9 page mimeographed copy of a play about John Vawter of Vernon, Indiana; and a 3 page mimeographed copy of a document titled "State...
Dates: 1811-1849

Myrtillus Satterthwaite collection

 Collection — Folder OBD003
Identifier: OBD003
Scope and Contents This collection contains the galley proof for Hoosier Courtships in the Buggy Days and related advertising materials by Myrtillus Satterthwaite circa 1943. Satterthwaite relates situations he has known (many are recollections of his family) or stories he has heard. The geographical setting of the book is southern Indiana, including Edinburg and Shelbyville, as well as Johnson County, Shelby County, and Jennings County. The book covers more than courtship,...
Dates: circa 1943

Nelson family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2600
Scope and Contents This collection contains genealogical records and correspondence for the Nelson family of Jennings and Jefferson Counties in Indiana. Most of the records are listings of marriages, births, and deaths of various members of the Nelson family and their children.Item Listing:1757-1800 - Family record of Moses Nelson1757-1868 - Births and deaths record1757-1878 - Births and deaths record1803-1863 - Family records of Daniel H. Nelson and...
Dates: 1857-circa 1960

Paris, Indiana history

 Collection — Folder S2435
Identifier: S2435
Scope and Contents This collection contains a Golden Rod paper tablet used by Elmer Wilson of Deputy, Indiana to record "many historical facts" about Paris, Indiana that were presented at the September 11, 1926 meeting of the Jennings County Historical Society held at the Methodist Episcopal Church in Paris.
Dates: 1926/09

Patrick family collection

 Collection — Folder S1955
Identifier: S1955
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy book used by several members of the Patrick family of Jennings County, Indiana and includes account entries made by Jeremiah Patrick regarding his duties as treasurer of district No. 4, Township No. 6, Range 9 East (1846-1849); poetry and songs written by Lora and Mariah Jane "Jennie" Patrick (1868-1870, undated); and poems and autographs from family and friends (1869-1894, undated). The collection also contains a clipping of the poem "Yuba...
Dates: 1846-1901