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Dearborn County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 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,...

Benjamin Wilson Smith collection

Identifier: L146
Scope and Contents This collection includes Smith’s writings about the history of Warrick, Spencer, and White counties, Indiana and Harrison County, West Virginia, Manchester Academy and the postal system. Also included are his accounts of a trip from Virginia to White County in 1846 and an autobiography. Also, his scrapbook of clippings and notes on politics, his advice to students in Dearborn County, Daughters of the American Revolution applications for his family, correspondence with his daughter regarding...

Cambridge, Indiana squirrel hunt document

 Collection — Folder S2533
Identifier: S2533
Scope and Contents This collection includes a May 1, 1822 document drawn up for a proposed squirrel hunt that was to take place on May 11th in Dearborn County, Indiana. Around 30 men signed the document and the subscribers promised to pay "Jacob Blasdel or bearer two bushels of corn" by December first. The corn was to be used as a prize award for the three hunters who turned in the most squirrel scalps at the home of John Dawson of Cambridge. Some of the signed signatures include Charles Dawson, Nathaniel Daly,...

Dearborn County collection

 Collection — Folder S1655
Identifier: S1655
Scope and Contents The collection contains information about the history of Dearborn County. It also includes information about prominent citizens Isaac Dunn, John Ewbank, and the history of Lawrenceburg and Aurora. Included among records are: 1812 Roll of Captain James McGuire’s Company of Volunteers (original handwritten; 3 pages) 1839 August; Dearborn County general election results (newspaper clipping; 1 page) 1877 July 27; Pardon and release of Nelson F. Hood for crime of fornication (original;...

Dill family papers

 Collection — Folder S1819
Identifier: S1819
Scope and Contents This collection contains the commissions and appointments of James and Alexander Dill for the Indiana Territory and State of Indiana.

Ewbank family papers

 Collection — Folder S444
Identifier: S0444
Scope and Contents This collection includes clippings from newspapers in Indianapolis and Dearborn County, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1927 and undated regarding pioneer travel, obituary, Morgan's Raiders and Zebulon Pike, Sr. and Jr.

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...

Henry Hopkins promissory note

 Collection — Folder S2572
Identifier: S2572
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten promissory note, ink on paper, approx. 4x8" from Henry Hopkins to Page Duford, in Manchester, Indiana, for $35.00 owed, signed 1833/09/07 and due 1834/01/01. A small stamp on the lower left corner has the number 322.

Jacob Scogin papers

 Collection — Folder S1153
Identifier: S1153
Scope and Contents This collection includes various documents and receipts from Jacob B. Scogin, in Lawrenceburgh, Indiana, ranging from 1835 to 1842, regarding business and finances for a boarding house as well as life in early Indiana. Included among items are memorandum books, miscellaneous accounting notes, and boarding receipts.

Militia election returns

 Collection — Folder S1626
Identifier: S1626
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one paper handwritten in ink on both sides giving two election results among British soldiers. In the election held at Brookville, Franklin County, the following officers were chosen to command the Light Infantry Company attached to the 7th Regiment and Militia: David Oliver, Captain; Bethuel F. Morris, Lieutenant; Henry A. Reed, Ensign. In the Dearborn County election, the men elected a lieutenant in the 3rd Regiment and Militia to replace Erasmus Powell, who was...