Manuscript Group 1455, Stephen Ward Righter (ca. 1866 – 1942) Genealogy Collection

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Manuscript Group 1455, Stephen Ward Righter (ca. 1866-1942)

Genealogy Collection, 3.5 linear feet

Call Number: MG 1455


Genealogy research of S. Ward Righter on Alfred Vail (1807-1859), a co-inventor of the telegraph, and the Vail family.  Righter’s research was used for his two genealogies, The Alfred Vail Records: Lines of Arthur Vail of East chester, New York and of John Vail, Quaker Preacher, of Woodbridge, New Jersey; and The Alfred Vail Records: Line of Samuel Vail of West chester, New York, both of which are in the collections of the New Jersey Historical Society.

Related Collections:

Manuscript Group 50, Alfred Vail (1807-1859) Papers

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