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The Crabtree Family Papers, 1777-1972

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Crabtree family
Title
The Crabtree Family Papers
Dates
1777-1972 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 boxes, (.75 linear feet)
Collection Number
USU_COLL MSS 327
Summary
This collection contains the correspondence, family photos, family pedigrees, census records and notes that Charlotte Crabtree Fisher collected in her attempt to construct a Crabtree family tree.
Repository
Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
84322-3000
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
scweb@usu.edu
Access Restrictions

No restrictions on use, except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Languages
English

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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

The Crabtree ancestors of Charlotte Crabtree Fisher can be traced back to 1683 in Yorkshire County, England. Her great-great-great grandfather William Crabtree settled near Baltimore, Maryland with his family in 1705. The Crabtree family were early settlers in Kentucky and Virginia and a number of them fought in the Revolutionary War and Civil War.

Charlotte Crabtree Fisher, who also went by the names of Lottie and Charlotta, was born on September 13, 1902 in Wilmette Creek, Illinois to Abijah Crabtree and Mary Ellen Swift Crabtree. She married Harry C. Fisher in Evanston, Illinois on May 28, 1916 and had a son Stanley Dean Fisher in 1920. She died at the age of 92 on February 20, 1991 in Glencoe, Illinois.

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This collection consists of the Crabtree family history materials in the form of correspondence, family photos, family pedigrees, census records and newspaper clippings. Box 1 is arranged chronologically and contains pedigree charts and family photos. It also contains the correspondence and miscellaneous notes that Crabtree descendant Charlotte Fisher collected in her attempt to construct a Crabtree family tree. Box 2 contains various other family materials which are arranged alphabetically.

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Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Crabtree Family Papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: The Crabtree Family Papers USU_COLL MSS 327, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_COLL MSS 327, USUSCA.

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Crabtree family papers, 1777-1972Return to Top

(40 folders)
Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
William Crabtree
1777
1 2
William Crabtree
Undated
1 3
James Crabtree
1848
1 4
John Crabtree
Undated
1 5
Moses Crabtree
Undated
1 6
Enoch Crabtree
Undated
1 7
George Crabtree
Undated
1 8
Abraham Crabtree
Undated
1 9
James and Elizabeth Crabtree
Undated
1 10
Thomas Crabtree
Undated
1 11
William Crabtree III
Undated
1 12
Isaac Crabtree
Undated
1 13
Colston Crabtree
Undated
1 14
Jack Crabtree
1977
1 15
Miscellaneous Crabtree family pedigrees
Undated
1 16
Crabtree family photographs
Undated
1 17
Crabtree marriage bonds from Ohio County, Kentucky
Undated
1 18
Daviess County, Kentucky marriage
1817-1971
1 19
Daviess County, Kentucky marriages
1820-1970
1 20
Daivess County, Kentucky deeds
1821-1877
1 21
Hampshire County, Va marriage bonds
1824-1828
1 22
Ohio Census
1820
1 23
Tennessee Census
1830 and 1880
1 24
Index of Crabtree wills
1847-1950
1 25
Arkansas census
1880
1 26
Kentucky Census
1880
1 27
Daviess County, Kentucky marriage records
1881-1887
1 28
Daviess County, Kentucky criminal orders
Undated
1 29
Crawford County, Arkansas marriage records
Undated
1 30
Notebook log of grave sites
Undated
1 31
Historical collection of Harrison County, Ohio
Undated
1 32
Miscellaneous correspondence to Lois May Johnston
1942
1 33
Correspondence from Edith Caughon to Charlotte Fisher
Includes photographs
1954-1964
1 34
Correspondence from Nina Wright to Charlotte Fisher
Includes photographs
1965-1968
1 35
Correspondence from Harley Haton to Charlotte Fisher
1969
1 36
Correspondence from Mike Edgeworth to Ruth
1972
1 37
Index to unknown church records
Undated
1 38
Miscellaneous Crabtree notes
Undated
1 39
Newspaper clippings about various Crabtree family members
Undated
1 40
Notebook of census records for Crabtrees and Cahills
Undated

Other families related to Crabtrees, 1965Return to Top

(21 folders)
Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 1
Cahill family manuscript
Undated
2 2
DeMoss family
Undated
2 3
DeMoss family (continued)
Undated
2 4
DeMoss family (continued)
Undated
2 5
DeMoss family and the Huguenot Society
Undated
2 6
Hendrix family
Undated
2 7
Nicholls family
Undated
2 8
Pike family
Undated
2 9
Robinette family
Undated
2 10
Sparks family
Undated
2 11
Ward family
Undated
2 12
Whitt family
Undated
2 13
Miscellaneous notes
Undated
2 14
List of books for genealogists
Undated
2 15
Notes on Colonel Richard Johnson grave site
Undated
2 16
Correspondence on Fogelson family
Undated
2 17
Notes on Virginia pioneers
Undated
2 18
History of Vermont, Illinois
Undated
2 19
American Revolution roster
Undated
2 20
Roster of American Revolution soldiers buried in Indiana
Undated
2 21
Address at the grave of Joseph Scott, Revolutionary War veteran
1965 October 22