The Resource Jane Frazier diary

Jane Frazier diary

Label
Jane Frazier diary, 1755-1815, undated
Title
Jane Frazier diary
Inclusive dates
1755-1815, undated
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection consists of a typed transcription of a portion of a diary with the title "Great-Grandmother of Goods and Hildebradt Tells of Her Capture and Release by Indians 2 Centuries Ago." The diary from which this 5-page typed transcription is taken was in the possession of John Good and his brothers near Lockport, a few miles west of Logansport, Indiana. The diary recounts Jane Frazier's captrue by Miami Indians, her treatment by those Indians, her adoption into the tribe, her escape with the aid of two other adopted members of the tribe, and her return to John Frazier and the celebration that accompanied it. The events recorded started in 1751 with Jane's capture by the Indians
Biographical or historical data
Jane Frazier was born in 1735. She was raised near Winchester, Virginia. At the age of sixteen, she married John Frazier. The couple moved to the state of Maryland, settling on a tributary of the Potomac River called Tribbitts Creek, a few miles from Cumberland. Going to Cumberland to buy necessities, she was captured and later adopted by the Miami Indians. With the assistance of two Pennsylvania Dutchmen (who also had been adopted by the Miamis), Jane espaced and returned to her husband, who had remarried in her absence.The second marriage was accepted as illegal, having resulted from the assumed death of Jane. Jane and John Frazier resumed their married lives. The couple had three children: Amelia, James, and Mary.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1735-1815
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frazier, Jane
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indian captivities
  • Miami Indians
  • Logansport (Ind.)
Label
Jane Frazier diary
Link
https://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2988%20Frazier%20Jane%20Diary.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 1999/03/08 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/29 by Jennifer Carter
Arrangement
This collection contains one item.
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
17544939
Extent
0.01 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 Wayne Otto.
System control number
(OCoLC)247199091
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
1 folder
Label
Jane Frazier diary
Link
https://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2988%20Frazier%20Jane%20Diary.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 1999/03/08 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/29 by Jennifer Carter
Arrangement
This collection contains one item.
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
17544939
Extent
0.01 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 Wayne Otto.
System control number
(OCoLC)247199091
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
1 folder

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