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John Dorrance Morrell genealogical research files,

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John Dorrance Morrell genealogical research files, ca. 1880-ca. 1981.
Author
Morrell, John Dorrance.
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Description
11.5 linear feet (26 boxes).
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Genealogical tables.
  • Legal documents.
  • Photographs.
  • Research notes.
Note
  • Oversized material includes photocopied family documents, Silver family pedigree, and a Dorrance family coat of arms.
Source (note)
  • New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
Provenance (note)
  • Presented to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society by the Estate of John Dorrance Morrell ca. 1987.
Contents
Box 1. Allen family-Beebe family -- Box 2-3. Beebe family -- Box 4. Beebe family-Burgess family -- Box 5. Burns family-Dickerson/Dickinson family -- Box 6. Dorrance family-Dorrance-Woodworth data -- Box 7. Dorrance family -- Box 8. Doxey-Ewers, D.W. -- Box 9. Fairfield family-Groesbeck, Nicholas -- Box 10. Haddam, Conn.: First Congregational Church-Knight family -- Box 11. Lawter-Edrycke-Hill - Makin/Marvin families -- Box 12. Mann family-Morrell family correspondence (related) -- Box 13. Morrell family: Kings County, New York-Morrell, Daniel of Hartford, Conn. -- Box 14. Morrell, John D.-New York City -- Box 15. Nichols and related families-Russell family -- Box 16. Salyer/Sallier family-Scottish marriage certificates -- Box 17. Scramlin family-Silver family -- Box 18. Silver family -- Box 19. Smith families-Thompson family -- Box 20. Thompson family: Montville Conn.-Von Lowe family -- Box 21. Warren, Arthur-Williams family -- Box 22. Williams family-Young family -- Box 23. Photographs -- Box. 24-25. Unarranged material -- Box 26. Oversized.
Call Number
NYGB Coll 179
Author
Morrell, John Dorrance.
Title
John Dorrance Morrell genealogical research files, ca. 1880-ca. 1981.
Summary
Genealogical research papers of John Dorrance Morrell, including medieval to 20th century information in the form of typed and handwritten research notes, correspondence, charts, copies of legal documents, certificates, wills, deeds, vital records, church records, military records, and photographs. The principal families researched are Bailey, Beebe, Bickford, Brownell, Burgess, Burns, Denison, Dorrance, Gallup, Goodrich, Groesbeck, Hess, Holmes, Leavitt, McDougall, Moard, Morrell, Moulthrop, Nichols, Proctor, Rossiter, Schramling, Scramlin, Silver, Slade, Somers, Sommer, Thompson, Van Alstyne, Wilbor, Williams, and Young; the families originated mostly in England, Ireland and Scotland and settled principally in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Canada. Of note is a copy of a letter from President Dwight D. Eisenhower thanking George F. Dorrance for material sent to him and a photostat of a letter dated April 15, 1865, by George E. Dorrance describing the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Biography
John Dorrance Morrell (1921-1987), librarian and scholar of genealogy and history, lived in New York City and Brooklyn, New York.
Provenance
Presented to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society by the Estate of John Dorrance Morrell ca. 1987.
Source
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Gift 2008
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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Collection.
Added Title
Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
Research Call Number
NYGB Coll 179
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