George Iden Daybooks
Scope and Contents
The thirty-four daybooks contain daily notes on farm life in Cayuga County, N.Y., in the second half of the nineteenth century: crops and livestock, financial accounts, weather, and some personal notes. Organized chronologically.
- Iden, George, 1820-1897 (Person)
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Collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
George Iden was a Hicksite Quaker farmer of Sherwood, Cayuga County, New York. He was born 2 month 26 1820, the son of Greenfield and Amie Iden of Buckingham Monthly Meeting, Pennsylvania. In 1823, the family transferred to Scipio Monthly Meeting in Cayuga County. On 1st month 30, 1882, he married Jane Elizabeth Cox/Cock (1835-1917) of Rochester Monthly Meeting. She was the daughter of Reese and Charity Cox. George Iden was active in Scipio Monthly Meeting and served as an Elder. He died 1 mo, 18, 1897.
0.41 Linear Feet (1 box)
George Iden (1820-1897) was a Hicksite Quaker farmer of Sherwood, Cayuga County, New York. He married Jane Elizabeth Cox/Cock (1835-1917) in 1882. George Iden was active in Scipio Monthly Meeting and served as an Elder. The collection contains thirty-four daybooks with daily notes on farm life in the second half of the nineteenth century: crops and livestock, financial accounts, weather, and some personal notes.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donor: New York Yearly Meeting, 1997
- Finding aid for George Iden Daybooks, 1859-1898
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