Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Thrall family papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, family genealogies, deeds for property, military orders, records from estates, military service, and writs and summons spanning the early 19th century through the 1860s. A number of correspondence exist between the women in the family such as Martha, Cynthia, Jane, and Lydia Skinner, as well as the brothers Luke Thrall and Walter Thrall regarding transactions and business. Martha Thrall recalls life in Indiana after settling there in the 1830s,...
Dates: 1765 - 1859
Identifier: Watkinson family papers
Overview This collection includes correspondence, journals, diaries, business records, legal documents, photographs, and watercolor paintings of the Watkinson family; a prominent Middletown, Connecticut family involved in textile production during the early portion of the 19th century. The records begin in 1795 with Samuel Watkinson Sr. (1745-1816), his wife, and twelve children who immigrated to the United States to escape religious persecution in Lavenham, England due to their dissenting views of the...
Dates: 1795 - 1873