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Family history

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 182 Collections and/or Records:

Mrs. Ila Reinstedt family letter

 Collection — Folder S2725
Identifier: S2725
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typescript copy of a letter written by Mrs. Ila Reinstedt, who lived in Washington, Missouri, in 1936. In the letter, she relates what she knows of the genealogy of the Williams family from which she was descended. The original of her letter is the property of Harry Neimeyer. The genealogical information Mrs. Reinstedt relates centers around two personalities. The first is Rinda WIlliams (Rinda French, later Rinda Stockdale), who died in Samesa,...
Dates: 1936/10/11

Mrs. Noble C. Pearl Parker Trueblood collection

 Collection — Folder S1322
Identifier: S1322
Scope and Contents The oldest document is an indenture made February 19, 1818 between Samuel Lindley and William Hobbs. A newspaper article dated January 16, 1914 has the headline, "Old Documents, A Letter One Hundred Years Old Still in the Possession of E. Hicks Trueblood -- The Most Remote Ancestors." The letter mentions Nathan Trueblood who was the great-grandfather of Noble. The article also reprinted the will of John Trueblood, dated May 7, 1692. An article dated October 17, 1914, is headlined: "Quaker's...
Dates: 1818-1965

Myers family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3281
Scope and Contents This collection contains several warranty deeds and quit claim deeds of property owned by the Myers family in Marion County, Indiana (1858-1871). Included is a brief history of the Myers family origins, land records, and marriage records (1954). The third component of the collection is approximately sixty pages of pedigree charts of the Myers, Freshour, and related families (1984). There are also oversize materials including a handwritten letter pertaining to the lineage of Jacob...
Dates: 1790-1984

Myrtie Barker collection

Identifier: L583
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, clippings, manuscripts, books, family papers, awards, and other materials from Myrtie Barker and the Barker family in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1985 regarding her career as a writer and family life. There is also an oversize folder with a Sagamore of the Wabash award certificate, 1981/01/07; signed card from Indianapolis News staff, undated, and I Am...
Dates: 1907-1985

Nancy Maze personal narrative

 Collection — Folder S2198
Identifier: S2198
Scope and Contents The collection comprises a copy of a 20-page, typed manuscript, entitled "Looking Backward," with handwritten edits, by Nancy Catherine (Goar) Maze written late in her life, concerning her family history and recollections of growing up in Tiption County.
Dates: circa 1900 to 1946

Nathan Dix Coffin letters

 Collection — Folder S277
Identifier: S0277
Scope and Contents This collection includes five copies of hand-written letters. The oldest is dated August 15, 1840. Three were written in 1847. One has no year, although August 28 and 29 are on the letter. The letters are addressed to Nathan D. Coffin in Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana, in 1840, and in Charlotteville, also Hancock County, in 1847. The letters are written by Alfred and Lydia Wheeler in Guilford County, North Carolina, where Nathan was born. The greeting is "Respected brother and sister." The...
Dates: 1840-1847

Nell Reeser collection

 Collection — Folder S1736
Identifier: S1737
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, hand corrected document from Nell Reeser about 1893/03/28 regarding her half-brother's birthday and life of the time.
Dates: 1965/03/28

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

Netta Pratt letters

 Collection — Folder S1076
Identifier: S1076
Scope and Contents This collection includes four handwritten letters from Netta Pratt to Mary P. (Long) Frison in Rockville, Indiana, ranging from 1960 to 1965 regarding history of the Hollandsburg Baptist Church, and information about the people connected to it. There is also a clipping from an envelope indicating Netta's home address with notes on her maiden and married names, and date of death. The surnames mentioned in the letters include Shawley, Ball, Stout, Swain, Thomas, Spencer, Porter, Baker, Asbury,...
Dates: 1960-1965

New Richmond Historical Society collection

Identifier: L483
Scope and Contents This collection includes family histories, notes, and newspaper clippings regarding the Kincaid, Riker/Ryker, Oppy, McFall, Meharry, Hiett, Hayworth, Grubb, Hanawalt, and Kirkpatrick families from New Richmond, Montgomery County, Indiana.
Dates: undated