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Family history

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 182 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Fulton Covington papers

 Collection — Folder S301
Identifier: S0301
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten pages and photocopied, typed pages from Samuel Fulton Covington and others in Indianapolis, Indiana around 1858 regarding family life and early education in Rising Sun, Indiana.
Dates: 1858

Sangster family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1954
Scope and Contents Collection S1954 is composed of photocopies of 72 items, most of which are letters between members of the Sangster family and families into which it had married. Families include Sangster, Willis, Norris, Bryce, Shirk, and Walls. Family matters (e.g., weddings, illnesses, and births) and family business affairs (e.g., applying for a school board salary increase, applying for a widow's pension, applying for a veteran's pension) provide the majority of subjects. Letters of special note include...
Dates: 1839-1942

Schlotterback family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L458
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents of the Schlotterback and Fait families regarding events such as reunions, graduations, and funerals and also correspondence regarding membership in the Sakakawea Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the National DAR (1892-1957). The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of the Schlotterbacks and their extended family (1882-1918, undated). One item of special note is a notebook containing the genealogy of the...
Dates: 1882-1957, undated

Schreyer family letters

 Collection — Folder S1149
Identifier: S1149
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of typed transcriptions of three letters sent and received by Johann and Margaret Schreyer. The letters were written in German and translated into English by Miss Thekia Sack. The first letter was written by Johann and sent on June 22, 1846 to his sister-in-law and brother-in-law in Haag, Germany. He shares his experiences and observations about living in America and writes about farming, trades, politics, and social life. The second letter, written September 22,...
Dates: 1846-1886

Schuyler Colfax collection

 Collection
Identifier: L036
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Schuyler Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the U.S. Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters...
Dates: 1782-1970

Sexton family papers

 Collection — Folder S1165
Identifier: S1165
Scope and Contents This collection includes a family history originally created by Dr. Marshall Sexton and put into an abridged copy by H. C. Sexton ranging from 1880 to 1902.
Dates: 1880-1902

Silas H. Farry biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder S2316
Identifier: S2316
Scope and Contents This collection includes a six-page handwritten biographical sketch of Silas H. Farry. Transcribed by an unknown author from Combination Atlas Map of Fulton County, Indiana by A. L. Kingman, published 1883 (pp. 48-49). The biography includes information about Farry's parents, his wive's parents, and his children. The sketch was written on sheets of paper with the letterhead for Archie F. Young, painter and decorator of Chicago, Illinois from the 1910s. Archibald...
Dates: 1883-circa 1910

Sluyter-Dibra family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L554
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper clippings, public record documents, photographs, biographical notes, and other family documents regarding the Sluyter-Dibra family of White County, Indiana ranging from 1839 to 2007. The bulk of the clippings, public records, and documents are photocopies and a large number of the photographs are unidentified. Some items of note include publicity photographs, vaudeville artist cards, and manager instructions for "Mighty" Cameron Bennett's escape...
Dates: 1839-2007

Smith family collection

 Collection — Folder S1827
Identifier: S1827
Scope and Contents This collection includes the following items from the Smith family: John W. Smith's February 11, 1867 certificate for "Sublime Prince of the Royal Secret 32," a degree of the Scottish Rite; the May 30, 1976 marriage certificate of Peter J. Hiddinger and Adeline Koller; a handwritten will of Ann J. Allen signed February 5, 1897; the June 10, 1903 marriage license of Albert Millington and Laura M. Smith; a June 12, 1912 handwritten document regarding the presentation of an Odd Fellows jewel to...
Dates: 1867-1976

Sullivan County collection

 Collection — Folder S1696
Identifier: S1696
Scope and Contents This collection includes the following items related to Sullivan County, Indiana: an April 10, 1892 letter stating that Mattie Tarwater was a member in good standing with the Church of Christ at Shaker Prairie; two copies of "The History of Alum Cave," a historical essay by Bess M. Smith of Coalmont, Indiana that was copied November 7, 1931; and a handwritten copy made in 1950 of Dr. H. N. Helms's family history from Dr. James B. Maple's book, A Medical...
Dates: 1892-1950