Monday, November 24, 2014

Hendricks County elected officials (1898)

Hendricks County elected officials (1898)

This is a list of various elected officials in Hendricks County, who were in office as of fall 1898.

Source: Biennial report of William D. Owen, Secretary of State of the State of Indiana, for the two years ending October 31, 1898 (Indianapolis: William B. Burford, 1898)

Hendricks County Clerk - Zimri E. Dougan (term expires July 26, 1904)
Hendricks County Auditor - Charles M. Caviness (term expires November 1, 1903)
Hendricks County Treasurer - William N. Lakin (term expires January 1, 1902)
Hendricks County Recorder - William L. Wilson (term expires November 13, 1902)
Hendricks County Sheriff - Henry I. Eaton (term expires November 13, 1900)
Hendricks County Coroner - Henry S. Curtis (term expires November 18, 1900)
Hendricks County Surveyor - WilliamF. Franklin (term expires November 6, 1900)

Sunday, November 23, 2014

List of Union Township landowners in 1911 added

An index of the landowners in Union Township in 1911 has been added to the Hendricks County GenWeb site. It includes the owners of lots in the town of Lizton.

This index is compiled from Hendricks County Assessor's plat books and includes the Congressional Township, Range and Section that the land was located in.

The Hendricks County Government's Archive has digital files of the plat books for scattered years between 1852 and 1940.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Presbyterian ministers in Hendricks County (1885)

This is a list of the ministers of various Presbyterian churches in Hendricks County.

Source: Minutes of the Synod of Indiana of the Presbyterian Church held in Logansport 8-12 A.D. 1885 (Indianapolis: William A. Patton, 1885)

Brownsburg - H.L. Dickerson
Danville - Ninian S. Dickey
Shiloh (Avon) - William H. Hyatt
White Lick (Avon) - H.L. Dickerson

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Hendricks County students at Indiana School for the Blind (1869)

These were the students from Hendricks County who were attending the Indiana School for the Blind in Indianapolis as of June 1869:

Source: Twenty-third annual report of the trustees and superintendent of the Indiana Institute for the Education of the Blind (Indianapolis: Alexander H. Conner, 1869)

--M. Jane Smith
cause of blindness: typhoid fever

--Phebe E. West
cause of blindness: inflammation

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hendricks County elected officials (1883)

This is a list of various elected officials in Hendricks County, who were in office as of spring 1883.

Source: Annual report of the Secretary of State of the State of Indiana for the year ending October 31, 1883 (Indianapolis: William B. Burford, 1883)

Hendricks County Auditor - John Kendall (term expires November 1, 1887)
Hendricks County Clerk - William R. McClelland (term expires July 26, 1888)
Hendricks County Coroner - William M. Hutchings (term expires November 13, 1884)
Hendricks County Recorder - Adrian A. Parsons (term expires November 13, 1886)
Hendricks County Sheriff - Abraham Douglass (term expires November 13, 1884)
Hendricks County Surveyor - Charles M. Griggs (term expires November 13, 1884)
Hendricks County Treasurer - Rodney Jegar (term expires September 7, 1885)

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Canterbury College graduates list 1946-1950 added

A list of graduates from Canterbury College in Danville for the years 1946 through 1950 has been added to the Hendricks County GenWeb site. The list includes the graduate's name, the year they graduated, their hometown, and the degree they received.

Canterbury College existed in Danville from the fall of 1946 until 1951, when it closed. It was a reorganization of Central Normal College, which existed in Danville from 1878 until the spring of 1946.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Hendricks County elected officials (1878)

This is a list of various elected officials in Hendricks County, who were in office as of spring 1878.

Source: Annual report of the Secretary of State of the State of Indiana for the year ending October 31, 1878 (Indianapolis: Indianapolis Journal Co., 1878)

Hendricks County Auditor - William H. Nichols (term expires November 1, 1883)
Hendricks County Clerk - William T. Haynes (term expires July 26, 1884)
Hendricks County Coroner - Benjamin Hayden (term expires November 2, 1880)
Hendricks County Recorder - John A. Osborn (term expires November 7, 1882)
Hendricks County Sheriff - James M. Emmons (term expires November 7, 1880)
Hendricks County Surveyor - Joseph A. Clark (term expires October 29, 1880)
Hendricks County Treasurer - Wyatt Osborn (term expires November 7, 1881)