Historical Records

The books and documents in this collection contain vital records, along with details of the day-to-day activities in your ancestors' lives. The information is carefully transcribed by hand, and verified for accuracy, from original documents mostly published between 1830 and 1930 -- including Masonic rosters, rural school and college catalogues, vintage telephone directories, insurance claims, tax records, church catalogues, railroad seniority rosters, fraternal group and business association memberships, farm directories and all sorts of clubs and societies!

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  • Belleville, St. Clair County, Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Company 1904 Claims
  • Boston Globe Quarter Century Club 1952 Dinner
  • Jackson Lodge, No. 192, B.P.O.E. 1907 Memorial
  • Port Savannah 1867 List of Licensed Engineers and Pilots
  • Lebanon First Ward Registered Voters 1937
  • Old Warson Country Club 1956-1957 Roster
  • The Louisville Tavern Club 1904-05 Members
  • Chase Inscriptions in Seabrook Burial Grounds from 1913
  • Chase-Chace Family Association 1911 Reunion
  • Taunton Assessors' 1928 Street List of Men, Ward 1, Prec. C
  • Taunton Assessors' 1928 Street List of Women, Ward 1, Prec. C
  • John H. Snead Seminary 1930 Commencement
  • Texaco Quarter Century Club 1951 Award Dinner
  • Ashby Overseers of the Poor 1867 Report
  • Sioux Falls Zion Lutheran Church 1927 Directory
  • American Medical Association of Vienna 1911 Membership
     
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