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Family life

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 185 Collections and/or Records:

Edward N. Wentworth manuscript

 Collection — Folder S1384
Identifier: S1384
Scope and Contents This collection is a single typed, 35-page manuscript by Edward N. Wentworth entitled: "When Porter County Was Indian Frontier." On page two, Edward indicated that this was a speech he presented. He wrote about how he became interested in the history of the area when he and his wife purchased property in the winter of 1941-1942. Wentworth wrote about the Great Sauk Trail which connected Detroit in Michigan with Rock Island in the Mississippi River. Joseph Bailly received a grant from President...
Dates: circa 1949

Eggleston and Gaunt family papers

 Collection — Folder S0853
Identifier: S0853
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of family correspondence of the Eggleston and Gaunt families of Greensburg, Indiana ranging from 1829 to 1888. Correspondence sent to Eliphalet and Amy Eglestone (Eggleston) includes three letters sent by Amy's brother Asa Eddy (August 20 & August 30, 1829 and September 20, 1834) and a letter from Calvin and Amy Whitmarsh (March 18, 1830). James and Hannah Gaunt received letters from Richard and Ann Stivers from Mount Sterling (May 31, 1850); from John...
Dates: 1823-1888

Elam Willey account book

 Collection — Volume V030
Identifier: V030
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book used by multiple people containing entries ranging from 1835 to 1881 and undated. It was first used by Elam Willey for his general store located in Crawford County, Indiana (1835-1837). It was then used by his son-in-law William Butt and contains an undated sermon on the resurrection and a number of newspaper clippings, including several from the Western Christian Advocate (1848-1849, undated). There is also a small amount of genealogical information...
Dates: 1835-1881, undated

Elizabeth J. Roby papers

 Collection — Folder S625
Identifier: S0625
Scope and Contents This collection consists of family letters primarily written to Elizabeth J. Roby, a resident of Salem, Washington County, Indiana from her cousins, William and Agnes Scott, of Smyrna, Iowa and from other family living in Xenia, Illinois ranging from 1855 to 1868 regarding farm life and family news. Also included in the collection are some of the original envelopes with postage stamps, two receipts, and an envelope with scraps of dress goods.
Dates: 1855-1868

Elizabeth White letter

 Collection — Folder S1391
Identifier: S1391
Scope and Contents This collection includes an April 28, 1851 handwritten letter by Elizabeth White from Lawrenceburg, Indiana and sent to her daughter Nancy and son-in-law Jonathan Houck. In the letter Mrs. White mentions the loss of all her belonging in a fire, news regarding family members, and asks if she may "fetch" her bed and come and stay with Nancy.
Dates: 1851/04/28

Ellsworth Walls collection

 Collection — Folder S1353
Identifier: S1353
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 35-page autobiographical manuscript from Ellsworth Walls on December 14, 1936 covering his life from May 21, 1865 (his birth) to September 15, 1936 (the date of his wife Sarah's death).
Dates: 1936/12/14

English family photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SP014
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from the English family in Lexington and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1910 regarding William E. English and his family and friends engaged in activities such as hunting, golf, driving, and vacationing; the family estate, Englishton Park, near Lexington and local subjects such as farming, dogs, gardens, cemeteries; and an event, most likely the unveiling of the William H. English monument, which took place on September 28,...
Dates: circa 1900-1910

Ephraim Daugherty letter

 Collection — Folder S0332
Identifier: S0332
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a letter written by Ephraim Daugherty in Fayette County, Ohio on May 25, 1852 to Thomas Ridge, regarding the death of his father, his mother's illness, land purchases, and other family news, including James Daugherty moving to Indiana.
Dates: 1852/05/25

Eva MacDougall papers

 Collection
Identifier: L292
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Eva MacDougall and relatives in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere; newspaper clippings; European trip itineraries; travel diaries; photographs; abstracts and titles; and genealogies ranging from 1855 to 1978 regarding family and professional matters, travel, history of nursing, and land ownership.
Dates: 1855-1978

Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Dates: 1818-1889