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Jefferson County (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Neel's Creek Anti-Slavery Society, Jefferson County minute book

 Collection — Folder S2768
Identifier: S2768
Scope and Contents This collection contains one minute book created by the Neel's Creek Anti-Slavery Society in Jefferson County, Indiana ranging form 1839-1945. There is also a typed transcription of the volume that contains biographical sketches dated 1903.
Dates: 1839-1845

Nelson family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2600
Scope and Contents This collection contains genealogical records and correspondence for the Nelson family of Jennings and Jefferson Counties in Indiana. Most of the records are listings of marriages, births, and deaths of various members of the Nelson family and their children.Item Listing:1757-1800 - Family record of Moses Nelson1757-1868 - Births and deaths record1757-1878 - Births and deaths record1803-1863 - Family records of Daniel H. Nelson and...
Dates: 1857-circa 1960

Pisgah Methodist Church collection

 Collection — Folder S2152
Identifier: S2152
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photostatic copies of documents of the Pisgah Methodist Church located in Graham Township, Jefferson County, Indiana. Copied from origninals in the possession of Herbert Heller, the documents range from 1818 to 1832 and include information about the founding of the church, the building of the meeting house, and money received and paid out. Some of the original documents were damaged and incomplete.
Dates: 1818-1832

Sarah T. Bolton papers

 Collection — Folder S0139
Identifier: S0139
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten letter with and accompanying autograph and poem excerpt and two poems from Sarah T. Bolton in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1850 to 1892, with one undated, regarding marriage, life, toil, and death.
Dates: 1850-1892, undated

Thomas C. Searle collection

 Collection — Folder S1161
Identifier: S1161
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original copy of the Boston Recorder, Nathaniel Willis, November 11, 1820 (No. 46, Vol. V, p. 181-184). The article, "Dutch Settlement in Indiana" by Rev. Thomas C. Searle (p. 181), is an extract of a letter from Searle submitted to the Boston Recorder, dated October 2, 1820. Searleā€™s letter discusses his observations of the church ministry and school education in the rural Dutch settlement between Vevay and Madison, Indiana.
Dates: 1820

William Sheerer collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2293
Scope and Contents This collection includes William Sheerer's two pocket-sized bank books containing entries ranging from 1867 to 1878 and a small account book used to record entries related to Kimball Watson from 1871 to 1872 and the giving out of Bibles in 1877[?]. Other items in the collection include a document with a description of land sold to Watson by Sheerer in 1870 and recorded on June 7, 1878, a March 31, 1879 letter sent to A. Lowry Shannon, Sheerer's executor, from W.J. Park of Hoopeston, Illinois...
Dates: 1867-1879

Winifred L. Henninger collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2255
Scope and Contents The collection contains primarily personal letters exchanged between Winifred L. Henninger and the Nelson family of Jefferson County, Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1933, concerning their family history and original settlement there. There is also a Civil War-era letter written by Clara Nelson to a Union soldier stationed at Camp Morton in Indianapolis. Other documents include a program for a Sunday School convention of the Second District Marion County Sunday School Association at the Hall...
Dates: 1877-1913

Wirt Baptist Church, Sesquicentennial, 1818-1968 booklet

 Collection — Folder S2526
Identifier:  S2526
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of Sesquicentennial, 1818-1968, a booklet printed in 1968 by the Wirt Baptist Church of Wirt, Indiana in preparation of the church's celebration of its 150th anniversary. The booklet includes the history of the church, a list of the pastors who served the church from 1818 to 1968, and photographs of congregants who were members of the church in 1968.
Dates: 1968