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Brooks and Dean Family papers, 1839-1933.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0036 (Text) 00000105866032 Manuscripts Available -

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Summary, etc.:
This collection contains the papers of both the Dean and Brooks families, the majority of which are photocopies. Included is a poem by Eliza Brooks, entitled “The Willow Song”, the Civil War discharge papers of Alfred Brooks, a funeral invitations for Matilda Bradshaw, a letter written to friends by Sinnie, an obituary for George Ferris, a newspaper article regarding Carl Vrooman and two unidentified photographs. There are also two warranty deeds, a resolution of respect for Daniel Roush, a letter to Benjamin Brooks informing him of the death of his sister, a letter to Civil War pensioners regarding payment of their pensions, a marriage license for William Dean and Lillie Brooks, and a letter to William Dean that he was accepted as a mail carrier.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Brooks and Dead Family Papers Collection, Manuscript Section, Indiana Division, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Biographical or Historical Data:
In the 1860s, both the Dean and Brooks families were living near Richland, Indiana. These families were united after the marriage of their children, Lillie Brooks and William Dean, in April 1893. William Dean worked for the post office. Together they had several children and spent the remainder of the lives in Greene County, Indiana.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received 1968/11/14 by Susan Ashby, Worthington, Indiana.
Subject: Roush, Daniel, -1920.
Bloomfield (Ind.)
Linton (Ind.)
Greene County (Ind.)
Dean family.
Brooks family.

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