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Newspapers Index Transcripts 1869-1888
These are transcripts of Indianapolis Newspapers that
were indexed by workers with the WPA during the late 1930's.
This index covers the years 1869-1888 for Boone County,
Indiana. This index includes the following Indianapolis
- Indianapolis Herald: abbreviated as H
- Indianapolis Journal: abbreviated as J
- Indianapolis News: abbreviated as N
- Indianapolis Sentinel: abbreviated as S
The coverage includes Boone County accidents,
churches, crime, deaths, and major events such as;
murders, fires, etc.
Each entry will show the name of the person or the
subject heading, the abbreviated name of the newspaper
in which the article was located , the date of the
article, and the page and column number for the article.
Article Citation: HENRY, Henry Death of, J. 1-7-1860,
p. 2, c. 2
In this case, Henry Henry's death is mentioned in the
January 7, 1860 edition of the Indianapolis Journal on
page 2, column 2.
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Stover, T., comp. "Newspapers
Index Transcripts 1869-1888,"
[online database] Boone County
INGenWeb. 2007. <http://www.rootsweb.com/~inboone>
Original data: The Works Progress
Administration (WPA). 1935-40.
Indianapolis Newspapers Index,
Newspapers Index Transcripts 1869-1888
|BENNETT, George (of
Lebanon) / Accidental death of, N. 7-24-1884. p
3, c 3.
|FIRE / Whitestown / John W.
Bowser flouring mill destroyed. N.
9-13-1884 p3 c4
|Bray, William (of
Lebanon) / Death of, N 10-22-1885 p3 c2
|FIRE / Thorntown / Carson,
H. & Co., chair factory completely burned. N.
3-11-1881 p2 c7
|Cason, Samuel (Judge)
/ Death of, at Thorntown. J 8-8-1871 p5 c3
|Cramble, Harry (of
Whitestown) / Death by suicide, N. 12-29-1884 p2
|Cunningham, Mr. /
Accidental death of, at Lebanon. N. 7-7-1886
|Dale, James B,
(Hon.) (of Boone County) / Death of, N.
3-16-1886 p3 c2
W. C. (of Zionsville) / Death of, N.
5-23-1884 p3 c3
|CRIME / Assault /
Boone Co. / Day, Cornelius,
attacked by unknown ruffians and
seriously beaten. J. 4-8-1871 p. 3,
George T. (of New Ross) /
Accidental death of, N.
10-20-1884 p2 c3
Fleming, J. W. / Death
of, at Jamestown. N.
11-11-1885 p1 c3
HALL, Lincoln (of
Lebanon) / Accidental
death of, N. 10-31-1885.
p 1, c 4.
Crime / Murder /
(colored) accused of
killing Mrs. David
(colored) N 7-2-1886
Robert (of Boone
Co.) / Death of,
N. 3-19-1885. p
4, c 3.
2, c 2.
p 7, c
|MORRIS, John (of New Ross) / Accidental death of, N. 5-26-1885. p 4, c 3.
|CRIME / Murder / Jamestown / Parcells, Jacob accused of killing Thomas S. Staten N 1-26-1885. p 2, c 3.
|Pau, Jesse of Sheridan / Death of, N. 4-30-1886 p 1, c 7.
|Robinson, Dr. Elijah (of Lebanon) / Death of, N. 3-8-1886 p1 c7
|Ross, Dr. J. T. / Death of, at Lebanon. N. 3-19-1885 p4 c3
|Rous, Lucien (of Thorntown) / Death of, N. 2-20-1886 p3 c2
|Simpkins, Oscar / Death of, at Lebanon. J. 5-20-1871 p5 c5
|FIRE / Thorntown / Stove Factory, Sims and Neptune, complete loss. N. 3-3-1883 p2 c4
|SWAN, Mrs. Nancy C. / Death of, in Boone Co. J. 5-8-1871. p 5, c 4.
|CRIME / Murder / Lebanon / Todd, George and wife, killed by unknown assailant. J. 3-8-1869. p 8, c 2.
|TUCKER, Lee (of Jamestown) / Death of, N. 6-24-1884. p 2, c 4.
|Underwood, William (of Lebanon) / Accidental death of, N. 4-7-1884 p1 c4
|Willis, Dan (of Lebanon) / Accidental death of, N. 5-24-1886 p1 c6
|Wingate, George (of Thorntown) / Death by suicide. N. 2-25-1886 p1 c1
|CRIME / Murder / Zionsville / Wood, Adolphus accused of killing Leland Tinsel, Jr. N . 1-10-1881. p 2, c 6.
|Yount, Carrie / Death of, in Boone Co. J 8-9-1871 P-3-c-1