Dearborn County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
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 (1870-1901); 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,...
Scope and Contents This collection includes Benjamin WIlson 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...
Collection — Folder 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,...
Collection — Folder S1655
Scope and Contents This collection contains the following documents related to Dearborn County, Indiana: the roll of Captain James McGuire’s company of volunteers from Dearborn County during the War of 1812; a newspaper clipping of the August 1839 general election results; Nelson F. Hood’s pardon and release for the crime of fornication, signed July 27, 1877 by Governor James D. Williams; remittance of a fine to Smith Fowler for the crime of fornication signed January 31, 1878 by Gov. Williams; a list of...
Collection — Folder S1819
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of tax receipts and promissory notes of Elisha and Lucinda Cox ranging from 1819 to 1850. The collection also includes a poem about a January 10, 1820 dual in Lawrenceburg, Indiana; a September 3, 1824 indenture between Cox and David Shook for property in Lawrenceburg; a January 9, 1847 Probate Court document appointing Lucinda guardian of her children John A.J., Malinda, and Elisha William, the heirs of Elisha; and pages from a October 1860 pattern book. The...
Dates: 1819-1860; circa 1888
Collection — Folder S444
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.
Dates: 1899-1927, undated
Collection — Folder S614
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
Collection — Folder 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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes material regarding activities conducted and sponsored by the Hillforest Historical Foundation, Inc. in the 1970s. Folder 1 has correspondence, documents and newpaper clippings regarding the Indiana Frontier Picnic that took place in Aurora, Indiana in May 1974 in conjunction with the re-enactment of James Harrod's canoe trip down the Ohio River to commemorate the settlement of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Folder 2 contains copies of documents...