The Resource William H. Judkins papers

William H. Judkins papers

Label
William H. Judkins papers, 1861-1932
Title
William H. Judkins papers
Inclusive dates
1861-1932
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection includes autographed diaries from William H. Judkins in Mishawaka, Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1865 regarding Civil War; two locks of hair from the diary covering 1861/10/07 to 1862/05/04; and an autographed, signed letter from Nathan Boys in Mishawaka, Indiana on 1826/08/10 regarding family business
Biographical or historical data
William H. Judkins was born October 5, 1841 in Mishawaka, Indiana to Stephen H. and Phoebe [Phebe] [Pheba] Ann Simon Judkins. He was one of four children, two of whom died tragically and young. He enlisted in Company F, Indiana Regiment Volunteer Infantry on October 7, 1861. He was promoted to commissionary sergeant in 1862 and was promoted to full Quarter Master on August 25, 1864 by Governor Oliver P. Morton. He was mustered out on July 15, 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was married to Isabelle (Belle) M. Marting in St. Joseph County, Indiana on October 5, 1865, and they had four children. He was in the grocery business with his father until 1886, then became involved with gas and insurance. In 1889, he was one of the organizers of the Mishawa Building and Loan Assocation, of which he then became treasurer and a director. He was elected, as a Republican, to the offices of city clerk and treasurer. In 1870 he became assistant United States marshal and census enumerator (also in 1880). In 1890 he served as census taker for the manufacturing establishments of Mishawaka and South Bend. He was a member of many organizations, including the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). He served as a delegate to the General Assembly from Indiana in 1876, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He died March 1, 1903 and is buried in the Mishawaka City Cemetery, Mishawaka, Indiana."Judkins, William H.". 1850 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/03/11. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Judkins, William H.". 1860 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/03/11. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Judkins, William H.". 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/03/11. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Judkins, William H.". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/03/04. http://www.findagrave.com"Judkins, William H.". Indiana Digital Archives. Retrieved 2015/03/04. https://secure.in.gov/apps/icpr"Judkins, William H.". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2015/03/04. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Judkins, William H.". (1893). In Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties, Indiana. Chicago, IL: Goodspeed Brothers, Publishers. (pp. 393-394). Print. ISLI 977.201 E43p (NB: I found this after I had found ALL other sources. What a treasure!!!)"Judkins, William H.". U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2015/03/04. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
Cataloging source
ISL
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1841-1903
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Judkins, William H.
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  • United States
  • Mishawaka (Ind.)
  • United States
Label
William H. Judkins papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2315
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/03/11 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/03/11 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid updated 2018/07/12 by Lauren Patton
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
20398693
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 George Blair on 1966/03/31.
System control number
(OCoLC)910160619
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
3 folders
Label
William H. Judkins papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2315
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/03/11 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/03/11 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid updated 2018/07/12 by Lauren Patton
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
20398693
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 George Blair on 1966/03/31.
System control number
(OCoLC)910160619
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
3 folders

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