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Pitzer family history 1771-1896

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1139 (Text) 00000106659857 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/10/22 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2015/10/22 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/08 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes a photocopy of a three-page biography from Mrs. William E. Schoefield ranging from 1771 to 1896 regarding the the Joseph Baker Pitzer family history.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Pitzer family history, 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:
The Pitzer family migrated from Botetourt County, Virginia to Wayne and Boone counties, Indiana. Joseph Baker Pitzer was born December 5, 1814, in Botetourt County, Virginia, to John and Charlotte (Davidson) Pitzer. In 1834, Joseph Pitzer moved with his brother to Wayne County, Indiana. In 1836, they moved to Boone County, Indiana, where Joseph married his first wife, Margaret Stevenson, who died June 18, 1839. The couple had one surviving son, Rufus Baker Pitzer, who was born June 27, 1837, and died April 22, 1857. Joseph Pitzer married Margaret's sister, Susan Stevenson, and they lived in Zionsvile, Indiana, until his death on May 7, 1896.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records donation from Mrs. William E Schoefieldon 1974/09/04.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Pitzer family.
Boone County (Ind.)
Wayne County (Ind.)
Genre: Family histories.

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