Lola Beckett

Lola Beckett
1816, 4-26-1905
1 folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Edythe Huffman, Mar. 2013


Biographical Note:

William Johnson lived in Surry County, NC according to the 1780 and 1810 Censuses.  He was at least 45 in 1810.   Charles Briant [Bryant] is listed as having been born in 1793 in Virginia, serving in the Surry County Regiment of NC in 1812, living in Surry County, NC in 1850 with wife Jemima and daughters Nancy and Rachel.


“Johnson, William.”  U .S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820. Mar. 26, 2013.
“Johnson, William.”  1810 United States Federal Census. Mar. 26, 2013.
“Bryant [Briant], Charles.” North Carolina Census, 1790-1890.  Mar. 26, 2013.
“Briant [Bryant], Charles.” 1850 United States Federal Census.  Mar. 26, 2013.

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of a receipt for Wayne County, IN taxes paid by Asher Chamness, and a letter of indenture of land between William Johnson of Indiana and Charles Briant [Bryant], NC for land in Surry County, NC in 1816. 

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. 

4-26-1905 Wayne County Tax Receipt paid by Asher Chamness
1816 Letter concerning land indenture between William Johnson and Charles Briant

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1816, 4-26-1905
Provenance:  Lola Beckett, 4-22-1966
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 Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
Alternate Formats: None
Related Holdings: None
Collection Notes: None

MA BA 8-2-2013