Mary Adaline Brock

Mary Adaline Brock
1 Folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Sarah Pfundstein, January, 2013


Biographical Note:

Mary Adaline Brock was born on January 22, 1858 to Michael and Betsy Brock. Her siblings include Marion (1849), Albert (1852), George (1855), James C. (1860), Sarah (1863), Susan (1865) and Michael (1868). She married William M. Martin on February 22, 1886. They had five children Herman (1887), Omer C. (1889), Susan E. (1892), Lennie (1893), and Russell (1896). Adaline died on October 7, 1946.

Information Found within Collection
Ancestry Library. (accessed January 26, 2013).

Scope and Content:

The collection contains the typed biography of Mary Adaline Brock transcribed by her daughter Lennie M. Berkey. It discusses family life, neighbors and the people in the surrounding area. The Civil War and it’s affect on the region and their families is also mentioned. Courting and marriage in the region is discussed as well as the role of religion in everyone’s lives. There is also a hand written addition from 1943 with more stories from her life.

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Collection Inventory

Item and Folder Listing:

Folder 1.  Mary Adaline Brock

1858-1940s Typed biography of Mary Adaline Brock
1943 Hand written addition to the biography of Mary Adaline Brock

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 Folder
Collection Dates: 1858-1943
Provenance:  Lennie Martin Berkey, 1-23-79
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
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