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Franklin County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Springfield Township, Franklin County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder S1113
Identifier: S1113
Scope and Contents This article explains how Springfield Township was set off from Brookville Township in Franklin County, Indiana, on May 12, 1817. There were two published sources used for this article, plus nine individuals. Mr. Ridenour gives the history of the first settlers, the churches, schools, organizations, and families. On page three, he wrote: "The metropolis of Springfield Township is Mount Carmel... founded in 1832." Of the nine schools in the township in 1882, five were still standing in 1966....
Dates: 1817-1966

The Church of God on Sain's Creek collection

 Collection — Folder S2070
Identifier: S2070
Scope and Contents This collection includes the document, "The Position of the Church of God on Sain's Creek Defined," created and signed by founding members of the Franklin County, Indiana church on May 30, 1860. The collection also includes a brief genealogical record, dictated by Sarah Melissa (Linville) Berry in her 91st year (circa 1939), of the Adams and Linville family members who signed the church document.
Dates: 1860-circa 1939

Vactor T. Harden letter

 Collection — Folder S0586
Identifier: S0586
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a February 8, 1848 letter written by Vactor T. Harden to Dr. John H. Quick at Cedar Grove, Franklin County, Indiana. The letter is written from Camp Molino del Rey during the Mexican-American War and Harden mentions that "James is well also John Towner and all of the Franklin boys" and mentions guard duty at a hospital and that a few soldiers had been killed.
Dates: 1848/02/08

Virgil Davis collection

 Collection — Folder S0341
Identifier: S0341
Scope and Contents This collection includes 5 items from Virgil Davis in Indiana ranging from 1803 to 1967, which consist of a notebook listing the deceased in Bethlehem Cemetery, people registered and not registered to vote, Baptist churches in Franklin County, Indiana, and participants in a speaker's bureau (circa 1803-1935); a program for a Jubilee meeting of Harmony Church (May 26, 1887); a binder entitled "Showalter Articles, American Legion History, Other Term Papers" containing U.S. history term papers...
Dates: 1803-1967

White Water Valley Turnpike Company record book

 Collection — Folder S0999
Identifier: S0999
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a record book of the White Water Valley Turnpike Company located in Franklin County, Indiana. The record book includes entries ranging from 1867 to 1880 regarding the purchase of the turnpike in 1867; the company's articles of association and bylaws; lists of stockholders and the number of shares owned; board minutes; and accounts and gate receipts.
Dates: 1867-1880

Wiley family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1410
Scope and Contents This collection contains mostly financial documents including indentures, tax receipts and bills of the Wiley family ranging from 1845 to 1896. Also, included are personal papers, correspondence, and newspapers.

There is also 2 oversize publications in OB190: 1845 June Herald of Progression, June 1845 and The Cincinnati Enquirer, August 8, 1874.
Dates: 1845-1896