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Scope and Contents The Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers (1995-15-0, 4.59 linear feet) relate to three associated Litchfield, Conn., families. In 1916, Bessie Rachel Beach (1893-1976) married Leonard Dickinson (1895-1946). The parents of Bessie were Milo D. Beach (1861-1959) and Louisa Webster Beach (1862-1951). A large part of the collection consists of genealogical information culled from a variety of sources. Original materials include marriage certificates; correspondence; mortgages and deeds;...
Dates: Created: 1791-1990; Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1995
Scope and Contents The papers of Nelson Brewster (1793?-1850), a lawyer who resided in Goshen, Conn. The papers consist of approximately 125 items, including legal records, bank reports, and similar documents. Included in the collection is a set of papers (23 items) related to the administration of Putnam Bailey's estate, 1840-1841. Bailey was a successful merchant and postmaster in North Goshen and left an estate of approximately $50,000. The estate required several years for settlement. The reports to Brewster...
Dates: Created: 1811-1855; Other: Date acquired: 01/11/1971
Scope and Contents The Whitney L. Brooks collection of Coe family papers relates primarily to Levi Coe (1760-1832) of Litchfield, Conn., and his son Levi Coe (1810-1881). The papers consist of finanical and legal records, correspondence, deeds, estate papers, land surveys, and other items. Levi Coe (1760-1832) was married twice, the second time to Deborah McCall (1769-1843). They had 11 children, including Levi Coe (1810-1881) and Elizabeth Coe Oviatt (1805-1875). The collection includes a number of deeds and...
Dates: Created: 1785-1854; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1950
Scope and Contents The Whitney L. Brooks collection of Lyman family papers relates to the land holdings of Moses Lyman (1714-1768) of Goshen, Conn., his son Moses Lyman (1743-1768), and his grandsons Moses Lyman (1768-1844), Samuel Lyman (1770-1842), and Erastus Lyman (1773-1855). The papers consist of legal records, deeds, leases, surveys, and survey maps. Moses Lyman (1714-1768) was one of the original settlers of Goshen, Conn. In 1739 he was named treasurer and continued to hold public offices. He married...
Dates: Created: 1739-1869
Scope and Contents The Family histories collection consists of genealogical reports written by eighth grade students in Litchfield, Warren, Morris, and Goshen, Conn. They were written at the request of the curator of the Litchfield Historical Society. The histories were written by three different groups of eighth graders: Litchfield Junior High School, 1951-1952; Litchfield Junior High School, 1956; and Wamogo High School, 1958, and are arranged alphabetically by family name as provided on the report.
Dates: Created: 1951-1958; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/1951
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Philo H. Cummings to Miss J. A. Edmonds, Aug. 3, 1859.
Dates: Created: 1859; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1996
Scope and Contents The Erastus Lyman papers (1982-16-0, .21 linear feet) relate to merchant Erastus Lyman (1773-1854) of Goshen, Conn., members of the family of his wife, Abigail Starr Lyman (1778-1855), including her sister Lucretia Starr Root (1770-1858), niece Lucretia Root Brewster (1808-1875), grandnephew Ephraim Starr Brewster (1835-1864), and others. The collection consists of a bill of sale, deeds, accounts, and an inventory of the estate of Hannah Beach Starr (1745-1826), who was the mother of Lucretia...
Dates: Created: 1786-1891; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Moses Lyman (1768-1844) of Goshen, Conn., consisting of a document related to the Litchfield and Canaan turnpike road, a land survey of Ivy Mountain, and an agreement with Benjamin Palmer to dismantle and rebuild his house. The Palmer agreement is four pages and quite detailed, specifying building materials and techniques, costs, and a schedule for completion.
Dates: Created: 1799-1832; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1948
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Eight deeds for land in Goshen, Conn. and Winchester, Conn.; one deed for a cemetery plot; and one survey of land in Goshen
Dates: Created: 1847-1888; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1975
- Subject: Goshen (Conn.) X
- Brooks, Whitney L. 2
- Lyman family 2
- Lyman, Moses 2
- Bailey, Putnam 1
- Bartholomew, Milo 1
- Beach family 1
- Beach, Louisa Webster, 1861-1951 1
- Beach, Milo D., 1861-1959 1
- Brewster family 1
- Brewster, Nelson, 1793?-1850 1
- Coe family 1
- Connecticut. Bank Commissioners 1
- Cummings, Philo 1
- Dickinson family 1
- Dickinson, Bessie Rachel Beach, 1893-1976 1
- Dickinson, Leonard, 1895-1946 1
- Edmonds, J. A. 1
- Griswold, William L. 1
- Litchfield Creamery 1
- Litchfield Historical Society 1
- Loomis, Lewis J. 1
- Losee, Lee 1
- Lyman, Frederick 1
- Palmer, Benjamin 1
- Porter, Charles J. 1
- Rice, Betsy Dickinson Dinan 1
- Richards, Erastus L. 1
- Shavalear, William 1
- Sill family 1
- Sill, Elisha 1
- Silliman, Gold Selleck, 1777-1868 1
- Wadhams family 1
- Webster family 1
- Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797 1 ∧ less