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The 1869 diary of Samuel R. Hess of Clay Township, Lancaster County : Mennonite, farmer & nurseryman

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Author
Hess, Samuel R.,
Date of Publication
c1997
Call Number
905.748 JHSCV v. 22
Author
Hess, Samuel R.,
Place of Publication
Ephrata, Pa
Publisher
Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley,
Date of Publication
c1997
Physical Description
viii, 48 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Series
Journal of the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley ;
Notes
Includes index.
Summary
This issue contains the transcription of the 1869 diary of Clay Township resident Samuel R. Hess, and provides a day-to-day look at the life of a typical Mennonite farmer and businessman. The diary has been indexed by name and provides a list of local residents with whom Hess had contact with.
Subjects
Hess, Samuel R., - 1830-1906 - Diaries.
Mennonites - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Farmers - Pennsylvania
Lancaster County (Pa.) - History - 19th century - Personal narratives.
Additional Author
Spohn, Clarence E.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
905.748 JHSCV v. 22
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1856 F019 W
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1856
People
Wissler, Jacob
Wissler, Jacob B.
Hess, Samuel R.
Hess, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Clay Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1856 F019 W
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
417
Box Number
417
Additional Notes
Occupation: Farmer.
Wissler, Jacob B.; Hess, Samuel R.; Hess, Christian. Administrators.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1879 F031
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1879
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Hess, Elizabeth
Hess, John R.
Hess, Samuel R.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Elizabeth Twp.
Place
Elizabeth Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1879 F031
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Hess, John R.
Administrator: Hess, Samuel R.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1854 F084
Description Level
Item
Collection
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1854
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Wissler, Jacob
Wissler, Barbara
Wissler, Jacob B.
Hess, Christian Jr.
Hess, Samuel R.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Clay Twp.
Place
Clay Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1854 F084
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Wissler, Barbara.
Administrators: Wissler, Jacob B.; Hess, Christian Jr.; Hess, Samuel R.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Less detail
Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1892 F111
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1892
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Nolde, Lorenz
Nies, Maria
Hanigan, Lydia
Hess, Samuel R.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Place
none
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1892 F111
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
016
Box Number
016
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncers: Nies, Maria; Hanigan, Lydia.
Administrator: Hess, Samuel R.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Less detail
Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1892 F030 M
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1892
People
Miller, Jonas
Hess, Samuel R.
Miller, Susan B.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Clay Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1892 F030 M
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
281
Box Number
281
Additional Notes
Hess, Samuel R. Guardian of Susan B. Miller.
2 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1895 F014 M
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1895
People
Mays, Mary
Hess, Samuel R.
Weidman, Daniel M.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Ephrata
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1895 F014 M
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
283
Box Number
283
Additional Notes
Hess, Samuel R.; Weidman, Daniel M. Executors.
2 items, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1889 F034 M
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1889
People
Miller, Jonas
Hess, Samuel R.
Miller, Amanda
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Clay Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1889 F034 M
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
280
Box Number
280
Additional Notes
Hess, Samuel R. Guardian of Amanda Miller.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1892 F006 N
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1892
People
Nolde, Lorenz
Hess, Samuel R.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Ephrata
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1892 F006 N
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
294
Box Number
294
Additional Notes
Hess, Samuel R. Administrator.
1 item, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1896 F004 N
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1896
People
Nolde, Lorenz
Hess, Samuel R.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Ephrata
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1896 F004 N
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
294
Box Number
294
Additional Notes
Hess, Samuel R. Administrator.
1 item, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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