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Jehiel W. Goltry Collection
December 10, 1840
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Finding Aid by: Erica Sgroi, April 2013
Jehiel Weasner Goltry was born June 4, 1809 in New York. He moved to Jennings County and bought 95 ½ 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.
Information Found within Collection
“1850 United States Federal Census.” AncestryLibrary.com. April 19, 2013.
“Indiana, Find a Grave Index, 1800-2012.” AncestryLibrary.com. April 19, 2013.
This collection consists of a letter written by Jehiel W. Goltry describing “Pioneer Living in Jennings County, Indiana, 1840.”
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Folder and Item Listing:
Folder 1. Goltry, Jehiel W.
12-10-1840 Letter describing Pioneer living in Jennings County
Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1840
Provenance: Mrs. K.K. Spooner, August 22, 1972
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
MA BA 5-6-2013