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Wayne County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Nathan R. Overman collection

 Collection — Folder S1035
Identifier: S1035
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters sent to Nathan R. Overman predominantly from Nathan Cadwallader of Wayne and Randolph Counties, Indiana (1850-1878). The collection also contains Overman's original August, 1850 articles of agreement for teaching school in Tetersburg and a photocopy and transcription of another agreement from November 11, 1851; photocopies of his 1861 Franklin Almanac and Diary; a December 6, 1866 note authorizing payment of additional bounty for Civil War...
Dates: 1850-1903

"Old Settlers of Wayne County" newspaper articles

 Collection — Folder S1937
Identifier: S1937
Scope and Contents This collection includes typescripts of "Old Settlers of Wayne County," a series of articles that ran in the Richmond Palladium from July 26, 1860 to January 31, 1861. The series consisted of 18 articles and the collection has all but the 9th article that ran in the October 18, 1860 issue of the newspaper. The typescripts include edit marks in pencil.
Dates: 1860-1861

Philip and Susan Stombaugh indenture

 Collection — Folder S3286
Identifier: S3286
Scope and Contents This collection contains an indenture dated December 21, 1866 for real estate purchased by Philip and Susan Stombaugh in Wayne County, Indiana.
Dates: 1866/12/21

Pitzer family history

 Collection — Folder S1139
Identifier: S1139
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a three-page biography from Mrs. William E. Schoefield ranging from 1771 to 1896 regarding the the Joseph Baker Pitzer family history.
Dates: 1771-1896

Quaker meeting records collection

Identifier: L467
Scope and Contents The collection comprises record books created by Webster Parry with information gathered from various Society of Friends monthly meetings, in Indiana and Miami, Ohio. ranging from 1880 to 1928. The information includes births, marriages, and deaths, beginning in 1708 and continuing through 1928.
Dates: 1880-1928

Sadie E. Robinson narrative

 Collection — Folder S2729
Identifier: S2729
Scope and Contents This collection includes a narrative from Sadie E. Robinson in Marksville, Indiana ranging from 1942 to 1943, regarding consolidation of Indiana schools.
Dates: 1940

Sarah A. Wrigley collection

 Collection — Folder S1466
Identifier: S1466
Scope and Contents This collection includes four legal documents regarding the political offices held by John Finley in 1832 and 1837 in Indiana, concerning Finley's election to the office of clerk for the Wayne County Circuit Court over Samuel Hannah in August of 1837 and his 1832 appointment as marshall of the sixth district of Indiana in charge of collecting votes for the electoral college election from Governor Noah Noble.
Dates: 1832-1837

Stephen Swaine collection

 Collection — Folder S1277
Identifier: S1277
Scope and Contents Two items in this collection are original hand-written documents in ink on long paper. The slightly smaller document is dated April 13, 1836, and is written by Samuel Fleming of Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana. Samuel promises to pay Stephen Swaine "of the same place" $800.00 for Lot #50 in the Borough of Richmond.

The second document has entries starting in 1827 and ending in 1842, listing payments made by Stephen Swaine to Dr. A. Alexander until the account was settled.
Dates: 1827-1842

Stubbs and Mendenhall family collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: G-054
Scope and Contents This collection includes genealogical research from Lewis D. Stubbs and Ada Stubbs Bernhardt in Indiana and Ohio ranging from 1884 to 1964 regarding the Stubbs, Mendenhall and other allied families.
Dates: 1884 - 1964

Wasson family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: V024
Scope and Contents This collection includes two volumes used by members of the Wasson family of Wayne County, Indiana. The first volume is an account book kept by Fleming Wasson containing entries ranging from 1870 to 1888 regarding his farm and the Cochran estate. The second volume was used to record entries ranging from 1877 to 1885 regarding the estate settlement of Ann P. Cochran and as a diary kept by Louise Wasson from October 1880 to February 1885. The collection also has one loose receipt from the...
Dates: 1870-1888, circa 1920s