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Fayette County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Baptist church history collection

Identifier: L189
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records, both originals and photostat copies, of a number of Indiana Baptist churches. Included are records of Baptist churches at Attica, Fountain County (1870-1899); Aurora, Dearborn County (1871-1883); Bloomington, Monroe County (1825-1890); Brown’s Wonder Church, Boone County (1840-1873); Ebenezer and Clear Creek, Morgan County (1830-1891); Eel River District Association, Putnam County (1825-1951); Lick Creek, Fayette County (1814-1912); Little Mt. Zion Church,...

Daniel Yandes indentures

 Collection — Folder S1924
Identifier: S1924
Scope and Contents This collection includes official copies of two indentures certified and signed on February 22, 1918 by William J. Cain, recorder of Fayette County, Indiana, for land purchased by Daniel Yandes. The first indenture was originally dated September 11, 1819 and conveyed ownership of 50 acres from Asa Heaton to Yandes for two hundred dollars. The second indenture, originally dated February 11, 1820, transferred ownership of lot 49 in the town of Connersville from Benjamin and Margaret Salor to...

Greenbury C. and Francis A. Hanson account book

 Collection — Volume V017
Identifier: V017
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book kept by Greenbury Clark and Francis Asberry Hanson containing entries that range from 1856-1870 regarding the wages and accounts of people who worked for them. The volume also has an undated appraisement list most likely related to their father's estate.

Harriet King diary and family photographs

 Collection — Folder S3041
Identifier: S3041
Scope and Contents The diary of Harriet King for 1864 was written in Yankeetown, Fayette County, Indiana and is made up of daily entires which average two to three sentences in length. At the time, Harriet is 20 years old and she describes a close-knit Baptist family.

The collection also includes a map of Fayette County identifying Yankeetown, endnotes written by editor, Helen Harriet Ellis, and 25 photographs of people referred to in the diary.

James and John Gilliland papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OB067
Scope and Contents This collection includes a November 19, 1823 letter sent by Moses Kirkpatrick of Franklin County, Pennsylvania to James Gilliland of Fayette County, Indiana regarding financial matters and news of local families back in Pennsylvania; four land grants issued on February 15, 1823 to John Gilliland and four grants issued to James in April 1824 for property in Fayette County; a $200.00 bond and an indenture for a quit claim deed between John Gilliland and William McKinney, James McKinney, William...

John L. Byrne papers

 Collection — Folder S204
Identifier: S0204
Scope and Contents This collection includes from an autographed copy from John L. Byrne and Edith Bell in Indiana ranging from 1805 to 1968 regarding Robinson's Chapel, Fayette County, Indiana.

John McCabe collection

 Collection — Folder S1895
Identifier: S1895
Scope and Contents This collection includes a document with accounting entries ranging from 1811 to 1812 regarding transactions between James Beck and Christian Yeazel of Montgomery County, Ohio; an October 26, 1923 indenture between Jacob and Charlotte Blacklidge of Franklin County, Indiana and John McCabe of Ohio for property "laying in Fayette County;" a certificate for the appointment of John McCabe as a member of the committee to meet on May 12, 1841 at Laurel, Indiana regarding the completion of the...

Kate Heron papers

 Collection — Folder S0642
Identifier: S0642
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats and letters from Kate Heron in Connersville, Indiana, ranging from 1807 to 1932 regarding her family history and her research on Caleb Blood Smith.

Longwood Post Office records

 Collection — Volume V424
Identifier: V424
Scope and Contents This collection contains the record of mails received by the postmaster of the Longwood Post Office, Ross Smiley.

Margaret Trusler Fisher collection

 Collection — Folder S0330
Identifier: S0330
Scope and Contents There are five items in this collection, beginning with a New Testament with the inscription: “Cleo Grist, Ireland Universalist Church, 1871.” Two cardboard memorial cards measure 4 1/8 x 6 ½” with gold lettering on black background. The oldest card is for Mrs. Angie Trusler, died Jan. 12, 1888, aged 27 years, 3 months, 27 days. The second card is for Isabel Trusler (mother of Ira and grandmother of Margaret Trusler Fisher) died May 7, 1900, aged 69 years, 7 months, 11 days. A program for Class...