Family Histories

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Family Histories


This collection contains family histories that have been written by residents of the Big Walnut area. Items in this collection generally contain genealogical information about the families, personal anecdotes, and images of family members.

Collection Items

Flashback: A Story of Two Families
This book recounts the history of the Carleton S. Burrer and Dorothy Dillenbeck Burrer families as told to Polly Whitney Brehm Horn by Dillie Burrer, widow of Carleton Burrer. The book includes genealogical and biographical information for members…

This book is the history of the Longshore Family, prepared by Maxine Longshore in 1976.

Pages of Our Lives... Farming: a Way of Life
Personal history of the Buxton and Murphy families written by Rachel Murphy Buxton.

Day by Day
This family history provides general histories of 5 generations of the Davidson, Day, Glenn, Cline, and Cowell families, from 1899-1995. Author Doris Davidson Day puts into print memories of her childhood, marriage, work, joys, and sorrows.

When Our Mother was a Little Girl
This book is a collection of early settlement stories of Berkshire and Kingston townships in Delaware county, OH. …

It Started With These Two
This book is an autobiography prepared by Rosella Ault, longtime Sunbury resident. In it she discusses her parents, siblings, children and grand-children, the importance of education, her teaching career, and her faith in God.

William and Anna Bennett of Mansfield, Connecticut
This family history chronicles the ancestry and descendants of the Bennett, Barrows, Buell, and Waters families. The book contains letters from the Bennett's in Connecticut to their three daughters who settled in Delaware County, Ohio. The letters…

From the Beginning
This family history tells the stories of the Bergandine and Cushman families, the Bergandine's world travels, and how it came to pass that Mr. Bergandine became the manager of the Sunbury Nestlé plant. Many photographs are included.

A Note About My Family
This family history tells the story of Bonnie Caudill's grandparents and parents and how they came to live in Sunbury, her life in Sunbury and her children's lives. The book includes a dedication, newspaper articles and photographs.

77 Years on Johnnycake Road
77 Years on Johnnycake Road is a collection of poems and stories written by Edward Griffith about his family and friends. The book has 16 chapters and is illustrated.
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