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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Account book with two areas of notation: One section relates to settling the accounts of the estate of Charles H. Barber and genealogical inquiries, 1904; the other is an account maintained by an unknown person who reused this account book to record income derived from the sale of eggs, chickens, cows, and other farm products, and labor, and personal and farm expenses, 1944-1946.
Dates: Created: 1904-1946
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 Beckwith family papers (1988-01-0) consist of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, military records, diaries, photographs, and other records. A small group of papers predates those of the Beckwith family. At present, only materials created prior to 1840, a limited selection of post-1840 materials, and those that relate to Josiah Beckwith (1803-1871) have been processed. They are arranged in three series. Series 1, Papers (1767-1892), contains a collection of primarily legal...
Dates: Created: 1767-1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1988
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 Deming, Perkins, and Quincy Families Papers document members of several prominent families who lived in the town of Litchfield, Conn. In the late eighteenth century, the patriarchs of each family earned wealth through their activities as merchants, traders, and investors, enabling them and many of the members of the next generations to live lives free from financial concern, if not outright luxury. The papers consist largely of correspondence, and also include collections of financial and...
Dates: Created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921
Scope and Contents The papers of Norman Hall (1805-1852) a son William J. Hall (1839-1912) and a granddaughter Florence Hall Perkins and her husband Willis O. Perkins, residents of Milton, a part of Litchfield, consisting of deeds and an estate inventory. The papers of William also contain a certificate of exemption from service during the Civil War and related documents. To see a partial inventory of the papers, click "Show Digital Content Links" at left and then "Hall Family Collection inventory."
Dates: Created: 1836-1909; Other: Date acquired: 07/07/1963
Identifier: Digital Object ID ##6bpq5c
Dates: Digitized: Feb 9, 2010
Found in: Litchfield Historical Society
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The papers of the Landon and Howd families of Salisbury, Conn., including bonds, correspondence, deeds, estate records, and other items. Family members reflected in the papers include James Landon (1744-1813) and his son James (1770-1833), Henry E. Howd, (1799-1878; son-in-law of the younger James Landon), and Henry E. Howd's son Frank E. Howd (1849-1933).John Landon (1720-1810) was one of four brothers who moved to Litchfield, Conn., with their father, James, in the 1720s. John...
Dates: Created: 1795-1936; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1999