Guide to the Oliver B. Leonard (1839-1918) Genealogy Collection ca.1880-ca.1920 MG 1402

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Descriptive Summary
Biographical Note
Scope and Content Note
Restrictions
Access Points
Related Material
Administrative Information

Container List

Genealogy Folders


Guide to the Oliver B. Leonard (1839-1918) Genealogy Collection
ca.1880-ca.1920
MG 1402
The New Jersey Historical Society
52 Park Place
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Contact: NJHS Library
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The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Inventory prepared by Julia Telonidis as part of the “Farm to City” project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. September 2005. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Leonard, Oliver B., 1839-1918
Title: Oliver B. Leonard (1839-1918) Genealogy Collection
Dates: ca.1880-ca.1920
Abstract: Collection of genealogical notes and essays about numerous New Jersey families of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, compiled by Oliver B. Leonard.
Quantity: 3 linear ft. (9 boxes)
Collection Number: MG 1402

Biographical Note

Little information is know about Oliver B. Leonard, 1839-1918, other than the fact that he was an avid genealogist who compiled histories and data on prominent families of northern and central New Jersey of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of files of notes pertaining to the genealogy of numerous New Jersey families from Middlesex and Union Counties, compiled by genealogist Oliver B. Leonard. They are, for the most part arranged in alphabetical order by family name. There are also files on a few general subjects such as taverns and drinking habits and tombstone engravings.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff.

Use Restrictions

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

The New Jersey Historical Society complies with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, and forms documented in this collection.
Subject Topics:
Cemetaries–New Jersey.
Churches–New Jersey.
Genealogy–New Jersey.
Marriages–New Jersey.
Prominent families–New Jersey.
Quakers–New Jersey.
Sepulchral monuments–New Jersey.
Taverns–New Jersey.
Subject Places:
Middlesex County (N.J.)
Plainfield (N.J.)
Union County (N.J.)
Woodbridge (N.J.)
Document Types:
Genealogies.
Maps.
Notes.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.
Subject Occupations:
Genealogists.

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Related Material

Manuscript Group 927, Oliver B. Leonard (1839-1918) Manuscript Collection
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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1402, Oliver B. Leonard (1839-1918) Genealogy Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by The New Jersey Historical Society’s Women’s Branch, 1919.

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Container List

Genealogy Folders

Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Preliminary inventory n.d.
1 2 Ackerman-Boise-Parrot Families ca. 1900
1 3 Ayers-Schenck-Coriel-Compton Families ca. 1850-1920
1 4 Barcklay, John ca. 1900
1 5 Billop (Farmer-Skinner-Goelet) Families ca. 1900
1 6 Billop (Farmer-Skinner-Goelet) Families ca. 1900
1 7 Bonham-Dunn-Miller-Hall-(Randolph-Fitzrandolph-Bruce) Families ca. 1900
1 8 Canfield-(Campfield), Case-Clawson Families ca. 1900
1 9 Coddington-Stewart-Salter Families ca. 1915
1 10 Coriel (Coriell, Coryell) Family ca. 1900
1 11 Doty-Heath-James-Stites (includes photographs) ca. 1900
1 12 Drake Family ca. 1900
1 13 Dunham-Hunt-Thomas ca. 1900
1 14 Dunham ca. 1900
Box Folder Title Date
2 1 Dunham Family ca. 1900
2 1 Dunham Family ca. 1900
2 2 Dunham Family ca. 1900
2 3 Dunham Family ca. 1900
2 4 Dunham Family ca. 1900
2 5 Dunham Family n.d.
2 6 Dunham Family, Scrapbook n.d.
2 7 Dunham-Woodbridge Line ca. 1900
2 8 Dunham-Woodbridge Line ca. 1900
2 9 Dunn Family ca. 1900
Box Folder Title Date
3 1 Dunn Family ca. 1900
3 2 Dunn Family ca. 1900
3 3 Dunn Family ca. 1900
3 4 Dunn Family ca. 1900
3 5 Fitzrandolph (Fitz Randolph) Family ca. 1900
3 6 Fitzrandolph (Fitz Randolph) Family ca. 1900
3 7 Fitzrandolph (Fitz Randolph) Family ca. 1900
3 8 Fitzrandolph (Fitz Randolph) Family ca. 1900
3 9 Fitzrandolph (Fitz Randolph) Family ca. 1900
3 10 Fitzrandolph (Fitz Randolph) Family ca. 1900
3 11 Fitzrandolph (Fitz Randolph) Family ca. 1900
Box Folder Title Date
4 1 Fitzrandolph-(Blossom-Jackson-Ford)-Taylor-Harshorn ca. 1900
4 2 Fitzrandolph-(Blossom-Jackson-Ford)-Taylor-Harshorn Families ca. 1900
4 3 Gilman-Crommelin-Hall (Roosevelt-Verplanck) Families ca. 1900
4 4 Hand Families ca. 1900
4 5 Kerr-Lyle-Pound Families ca. 1900
4 6 Laing Family ca. 1900
4 7 Langstaff-Stout Family ca. 1900
4 8 Lewis Family ca. 1900
4 9 Lupardus Family ca. 1900
4 10 Manning Family-Titus ca. 1900
4 11 Manning Family-Titus ca. 1900
4 12 Marsh Family ca. 1900
Box Folder Title Date
5 1 Martin Family ca. 1900
5 2 Mundy-Marseles-Moore-Morgans-Brown-Craig Families ca. 1900
5 3 Onderdonk (+Edgar) Families ca. 1900
5 4 Pyatt Family ca. 1900
5 5 Randolph Family of England, Virginia and Normandy, France ca. 1900
5 6 Rattone-Reynolds Families ca. 1900
5 7 Ross-Smith Families ca. 1900
5 8 Runyon Family ca. 1900
5 9 Stelle Family ca. 1900
Box Folder Title Date
6 1 Births, marriages – Scotch Plains, Samptown ca. 1900
6 2 Shotwell Family ca. 1900
6 3 Smith-Coles-Sebring-Sutton-Price Families ca. 1900
6 4 Stillwell-Estil Families ca. 1900
6 5 Smalley Family ca. 1900
6 6 Stout-Skillman Families ca. 1900
6 7 Thorne-Runyon-Probasco-Fitzrandolph-Boice Families ca. 1900
6 8 Vail-Moore-Price Families ca. 1900
6 9 Wilson-Van Horn-Vancourt Families ca. 1900
6 10 Webster, Compton (Vail, Shotwell, Jackson) Families ca. 1900
6 11 Webster, Compton (Vail, Shotwell, Jackson) Families ca. 1900
Box Folder Title Date
7 1 Church histories ca. 1900
7 2 Church histories – Seventh Day Baptist Church ca. 1900
7 3 Genealogical charts ca. 1900
7 4 Grave Markers ca. 1900
7 5 Maps, printed hand-drawn ca. 1900
7 6 Pilgrims, Mayflower and Plymouth ca. 1900
7 7 Miscellaneous genealogical notes ca. 1900
7 8 Church records – Second River Church – 1726 Belleville marriages ca. 1900
7 9 Leonard (+ Lee) Families ca. 1900
Box Folder Title Date
8 1 Miscellaneous genealogical notes ca. 1900
8 2 Miscellaneous genealogical notes ca. 1900
8 3 Miscellaneous genealogical notes ca. 1900
8 4 Miscellaneous historical ca. 1900
8 5 Miscellaneous historical ca. 1900
8 6 Notebooks ca. 1900
8 7 Notebooks ca. 1900
Box Folder Title Date
9 1 Miscellaneous Genealogical notes, printed pages ca. 1900
9 2 Quakers ca. 1900
9 3 Miscecllaneous — Marriages ca. 1900
9 4 Tombstone Inscriptions ca. 1900
9 5 Miscellaneous Historical ca. 1900
9 6 Miscellaneous Historical ca. 1900
9 7 Roads, stage coach routes ca. 1900
9 8 Taverns, inns, and early drinking habits ca. 1900

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