Coverart for item
The Resource Horan family papers

Horan family papers

Label
Horan family papers, 1825-1888
Title
Horan family papers
Inclusive dates
1825-1888
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes family letters from Ireland (1825-1840); letters of introduction for Haran written by Irish businessmen to acquaintances in the the United States (1836); tax receipts, merchant licenses, a will, naturalization papers, and other papers of Michael and Mary Horan from Kosciusko County, Indiana (1837-1858); Civil War veterans' papers and pension papers of Hiram F. Berst (1863-1888); Berst's certificates from the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Patriarchal Circle and the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), Post No. 114 (1882-1886); and a handwritten Potawatomi Indian vocabulary list (ca. 1840?)
Biographical or historical data
Michael E. Horan was born in Leinster Province, Ireland on September 29, 1805. He married his wife, Mary, on March 24, 1826 and they had nine children. He and his family immigrated to United States in 1836, settling first in Goshen, Indiana and then moving to Leesburg, Kosciusko County, Indiana. He died on January 31, 1844.Hiram Berst was born on January 21, 1831 in Pennsylvania. He married Mariah T. Horan (1836-1914), Michael E. Horan's daughter, on March 9, 1857 and they had two children. Hiram was a 2nd Lieutenant in Company K, Sixth Regiment Iowa Volunteer Cavalry during the Civil War. He died on May 4, 1887 in Warsaw, Indiana.Sources: Information found within collection.Ancestry.com. "Hiram Berst." 1860 United States Federal Census. Accessed November 2, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Mariah T. Horan." Indiana Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed November 2, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com."Death of Mrs. Horan." The Warsaw Daily Times. November 4, 1887.FindaGrave.com. "Liet. Hiram Berst." Find a Grave Index. Accessed November 2, 2015. http://www.findagrave.com/."Hiram F. Berst Died in Warsaw." The Goshen Democrat,, May 11, 1887.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1831-1887
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berst, Hiram F.
Language note
Materials in English, with one item in French
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1836-1914
  • 1806-1844
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Horan, Mariah T.
  • Horan, Michael E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grand Army of the Republic
  • Independent Order of Odd Fellows
  • United States
  • Veterans
  • Naturalization
  • Ireland
  • Kosciusko County (Ind.)
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Horan family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2248
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/11/04 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/04 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20472526
Extent
0.03 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Henry L. Stinger on 1961/06/14.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935348207
  • (OCoLC)935348207
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
2 folders, 1 oversize folder
Label
Horan family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2248
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/11/04 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/04 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20472526
Extent
0.03 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Henry L. Stinger on 1961/06/14.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935348207
  • (OCoLC)935348207
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
2 folders, 1 oversize folder

Library Locations

    • Indiana State LibraryBorrow it
      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

Library Links

Processing Feedback ...