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Jehiel W. Goltry collection 1840/12/10

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0523 (Text) 523001-165445 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder.

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General Note: Finding Aid by: Erica Sgroi, April 2013
Restrictions on Access Note: The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.: This collection consists of a letter written by Jehiel W. Goltry describing “Pioneer Living in Jennings County, Indiana, 1840.”
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Jehiel W. Goltry collection, 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: Jehiel Weasner Goltry was born June 4, 1809 in New York. He moved to Jennings County and bought 95 acres of land that consisted of a creek and different kinds of timber. He moved his family to the unsettled land of Jennings County. He married Mariah (Maria) Smith and the couple had five children. Goltry died on 11 July 1850 and his wife died on 28 August 1855. The couple is buried in the Sixmile Cemetery in Jennings County.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > Indiana > Jennings County.
Jennings County (Ind.) > History > 19th century.

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