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Nimrod E. Lake papers 1867-1879.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0797 (Text) 00000106159742 Manuscripts Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/02/22 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/02/22 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes a December 12, 1867 marriage certificate for Nimrod E. Lake and Nancy Heath for their marriage that took place in Edwardsburgh, Cass County, Michigan. The certificate is signed by the Justice of the Peace, Dethic Hewitt, and notes that John C. Carmichael and Louisa Hewitt were present as witnesses. The collection also includes a newspaper clipping with Nimrod Lake's obituary and the "Administrator's Sale" notice for his estate (circa February, 1879).
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Nimrod E. Lake papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Nimrod E. Lake was born March 29, 1846 in Elkhart County, Indiana to Richard and Nancy Lake. He married Nancy Heath (1848-1885) on December 12, 1867 at Edwardsburgh, Michigan and they had three children: William, Jane "Jennie", and Richard. He was a farmer and lifelong resident of Elkhart County and died at the age of 32 on January 30, 1879.Sources:Information found within collection.Ancestry.com. "Nancy Lake." 1880 United States Federal Census. Accessed February 22, 2017. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Nimrod Lake." 1850 United States Federal Census. Accessed February 22, 2017. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Marian Lake Allen and Margaret Lake Foust on 1969/03/04.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Lake, Nimrod E., 1846-1879.
Elkhart County (Ind.)
Genre: Marriage certificates.
Obituaries.

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