Fonds S712 - Harley Anson Misener fonds

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CA ON00362 S712


Harley Anson Misener fonds


  • 1774-2007 (Creation)

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92 cm of textual records
28 photographs : b&w
1 photograph : col.

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Harley Anson Misener (1897-1972) was a genealogist in Ontario, researching the Misener family. Harley Misener was the seventh generation of Miseners whose first ancestors, Richard Misener and his wife Elizabeth, emigrated with their family from the Palatinate district of Germany to North America in 1720 and settled in New Jersey.

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The fonds was donated to the Archives in 1972 by Ida May Misener following the death of her husband, Harley Anson Misener. Misener family members occasionally update material.

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The fonds consists of family histories, cemetery records, land grants, maps, publications, reunion information and other material related to genealogical study of the Misener family. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Family histories; Cemetery records; Correspondence; Land grants; Maps; Reunion; Index Census records; Misener scrapbook; The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario; The Jubilee banner : 50 progressive years, 1858-1908; Publications.

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