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Family history

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 179 Collections and/or Records:

Ezra G. Hayes personal narrative

 Collection — Folder S614
Identifier: S0614
Scope and Contents This collection contains three typewritten copies of the life story of Ezra G. Hayes that he dictated to Caroline M. Hayes. Hayes' narrative ranges from 1705 to the early 1900s. This collection was made from a copy owned by Mrs. Jacob Bauer of Lawrenceburg, Indiana in 1933 and it includes Mr. Hayes' family history, his many business pursuits, early history of Dearborn County, Indiana, and his viewpoints on the politics and elections during his lifetime. Also included are three copies of a poem...
Dates: circa 1910

Fatout family papers

 Collection — Folder OBD002
Identifier: OBD002
Scope and Contents This collection contains the marriage license of Oliver Otis Watson and Sarah Irene Fatout and 6 photographs. The images were taken in the early 20th century. At least two were taken in Indianapolis between 1904 and 1905. The subjects of the photographs are: Florence Fatout, Robert Watson, Eunice and Ruth Brundrett, and Pearl Fatout Adamson. The largest photograph is of the Fatout-Hosbrook reunion in Indianapolis on September 5, 1914.
Dates: 1901-1914

Ferris, Scovell and Northam family collection

 Collection — Folder S3073
Identifier: S3073
Scope and Contents The collection includes family papers dating from 1815 to 1908 from various members of the Scoville, Northam, and Ferris families. Primary correspondents are Almira Gates, Marvin Smith, Amherst D. Scovell, and Lucy Scovell. Also included are genealogical papers listing births, deaths, and marriages of members of the Scovella nd Northam families, and wills and related documents from the Ferris family.
Dates: 1815-1908

Florence Adell Carter genealogy

 Collection — Folder S3243
Identifier: S3243
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, printed and written letters and genealogical materials from Florence Adell Carter and others in Indiana ranging from 1832 to 1946 regarding the Blackman, Carter, Daggett and White families.
Dates: 1832-1946

Florence Emerson Heffley manuscript

 Collection — Folder S624
Identifier: S0624
Scope and Contents This collection contains a draft of the manuscript, "A Little Girl of the Sixties," by Florence Emerson Heffley. The manuscript is 48 typewritten pages and includes handwritten corrections and a few pages of additional notes. Heffley's narrative relates stories and genealogical information about her great-grandparents, Abraham and Sarah Dayton Jacobus, her grandparents Hettie and Luke Allen Emerson, and her mother, Almira Georgiana Herbert, the "Little Girl of the Sixties," from 1818 to 1938. ...
Dates: 1818-1938

Floy Batterton collection

 Collection — Folder S0079
Identifier: S0079
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a Photostat typewritten manuscript about the John Meek Family, starting in 1601 in Scotland. Floy P. Batterton wrote an introduction, dating it 1968. There are 15 pages, and the document contains a 3 page family tree.
Dates: 1968

Fogleman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L251
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Ida Fogleman and her parents and others in Indiana, Illinois, California and elsewhere; telegrams; genealogy; an application for membership in Society of Indiana Pioneers; newspaper clippings; postcards; an expense book; a school memory book; a teacher's license; a memory book from a party; financial papers; photographs; and Ida's instructions to her estate executor ranging from 1859 to 1950 regarding family and school life, friendships, career and estate...
Dates: 1859-1950

Francis M. and William H. Farrow papers

 Collection — Folder S452
Identifier: S0452
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from Francis M. Farrow, William H. Farrow, and Capt. R. W. Harrison in Greenville, South Carolina [?] and Tennessee ranging from 1862 to 1864 regarding family matters, war life and official notice of William H. Farrow's death.
Dates: 1862-1864

Francis M. Shearer collection

 Collection
Identifier: L313
Scope and Contents This collection contains legal documents, personal papers, receipts, genealogical information and photographs from the Shearer, Marshall, and English families, ranging from 1829 to 1974. The legal documents include warranty deeds, quitclaim deeds, and an abstract of title for property John and William Marion Shearer obtained in Indianapolis and Marion County. Other documents include Michael Shearer's tax receipts, a copy of his 1829 land grant, and copies of the wills of John Shearer and...
Dates: 1829-1974, undated

Fred Norris papers

 Collection
Identifier: L434
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Fred Norris while serving during the Spanish-American War, family correspondence, newspaper clippings, and an autograph album, ranging from 1841 to 1943. The majority of the clippings are obituaries from residences from Richland Township of Whitley County, Indiana. There are also oversize marriage certificates, 1874-1900 (B052) and 1890-1900 (OB034).
Dates: 1841-1943, undated