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Jehiel W. Goltry letter 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: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/04 by Erica Sgroi. EAD finding aid created 2017/01/18 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes a copy of a letter from Jehiel W. Goltry in Jennings County, Indiana from December 10, 1840 describing pioneer life in Jennings County.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Jehiel W. Goltry letter, 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 1/2 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 July 11, 1850 and his wife died on August 28. 1855. The couple is buried in the Sixmile Cemetery in Jennings County.Source: materials from collection; "1850 United States Federal Census." April 19, 2013; "Indiana, Find a Grave Index, 1800-2012." April 19, 2013.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. K.K. Spooner on 1972/08/22.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Pioneers > Indiana > Correspondence.
Jennings County (Ind.)

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