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Paybody Family Papers
S1012
1822-1935
2 folders
Manuscript Section, Indiana Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Barbara Hilderbrand, November 2006


 

Biographical Note:

Ezra F. Pabody was born June 21, 1789 in New York. He later moved to Vernon, Indiana where he worked as a physician. He served on the Legislative Assembly of the State from 1828-1830 and again in 1833, 1838, and 1839. He served as Associate Judge from 1831-1832 and was elected Probate Judge in 1841 where he served two consecutive terms. After that he was elected to the Court of Common Pleas. He married Mabel Butler on October 15, 1820 and together they had seven children. Ezra F. Pabody died in 1871.

Horatio C. Newcomb was born in Pennsylvania in 1822 and was the son-in-law of Ezra F. Pabody. He was the mayor of Indianapolis, Indiana from 1849-1851, president of the State Board of Sinking Fund Commissioners, a member of the Indiana State Senate and House of Representatives, a judge of the Superior Court, and a Supreme Court Commissioner.

E.B. Newcomb was born in Indiana in 1854 and was the grandson of Ezra F. Pabody and the son of Horatio C. Newcomb and Eliza Pabody Newcomb. He later moved to Pasadena, California.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains letters, poems, memoirs and funeral address of the Pabody family.  It contains two original letters from Rep. William Graham of the twenty-fifth Congress to Ezra F. Pabody. The other letters are copies of the originals.

Item Listing:

Folder 1.  Correspondence and papers, 1822-1877.

1822 Feb. 5 Avery,  Dr. N. to Ezra F. Pabody, TL
1823 Oct. 30 Avery,  Dr. N. to Ezra F. Pabody, TL
1826-1862 Commissions Issued to Ezra F. Pabody, TL
1829 Dec. 14 Pabody, Ezra F. to Mable Butler Pabody, TL
1830 Jan. 3 Pabody, Ezra F. to Mable Butler Pabody, TL
1836 Dec. 17 Pabody, Ezra F. to Mable Butler Pabody, TL
1837 Dec. 7 Pabody, Ezra F. to Mable Butler Pabody, TL
1838 Jan. 29 Pabody, Ezra F. to Mable Butler Pabody, TL
1838 Jan. 29 Pabody, Ezra F. to Mable Butler Pabody, TL
1838 Mar. 10 Graham, Rep. William to Ezra F. Pabody, ALS
1838 Mar. 30 Graham, Rep. William to Ezra F. Pabody ,ALS
1846 Dec. 16 Butler, Ovid to Ezra Pabody,. TL
1862 Apr. 7 Newcomb, Horatio C. to L. Butler and Sarah Butler. TL
1862 Sept. 25 Newcomb, Horatio C. to L. Butler and Sarah Butler. TL
1871 Feb. 7  Funeral address for Ezra Pabody. 
1877 Apr. Poem written by Mary Pabody Leavitt. 
18?? Dec. 24 Pabody, Ezra F. to Mable Butler Pabody TL
1932 Mar. 4 Letter to E.B. Newcomb from ? in Avon, Connecticut 
1932 Mar. 8 Letter to E.B. Newcomb from ? in Avon, Connecticut 

Folder 2.  Reminiscences of E.B. Newcomb about his childhood in Indiana.

1935 A Hoosier Listening Post by Kate Milner Raab for the Indianapolis Star. 

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:
2 folders, (20 items)
 
Collection Dates:
1822-1935
 
Provenance:
E.B. Newcomb, 20 August 1935
 
Access: This collection is open for research.
Restrictions:
None
 
Reproduction Rights:
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.  Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
 
Language Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats:
None
 
Related Holdings: 

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