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Jehiel W. Goltry Collection
S 523
December 10, 1840
1 Folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Erica Sgroi, April 2013


Biographical Note or Organizational History:

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.” April 19, 2013.
“Indiana, Find a Grave Index, 1800-2012.” April 19, 2013.

Scope and Content:

This collection consists of a letter written by Jehiel W. Goltry describing “Pioneer Living in Jennings County, Indiana, 1840.”

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1. Goltry, Jehiel W.

12-10-1840 Letter describing Pioneer living in Jennings County

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1840
Provenance:  Mrs. K.K. Spooner, August 22, 1972
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
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
Alternate Formats: 
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Collection Notes: 

MA BA 5-6-2013