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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

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Collection TitleCL 90 Jarius Lamouree CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByAlyssa Hicky
Date Completed:March 2009
Provenance:The items in this collection were purchased by the Booth Library from Anita Cook Enterprises in 2002.
Terms:Big Flats (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Genealogy -- Lamouree family; United States-History-Civil War, 1861-1865
Historical:Jarius Lamouree- Jarius Lamouree was born on March 4, 1821 in Otsego, NY. On November 23, 1851 he married Christeen Crans (born April 29, 1832) of Big Flats, NY. The couple settled down on their own farm in West Elmira.  During the Civil War, Jarius Lamouree served as a private in the 23rd Regiment of the New York Volunteers. He enlisted on December 24, 1861 and was discharged on May 22, 1863. Jarius and Christeen had eight children; James (1852-1873); Mary (1855-1943); Abbey (1858-1890); Daniel (1860-1884); Ann (1864-?); Qunice (1866-1873); Jarius (1874-1945) and Libbe (1875-1897).  Jarius died on September 7, 1904 and Christeen died on February 19, 1911.
Scope:This collection contains materials relating to the Lamouree Family dating from 1851 to 1911 including receipts, correspondence, certificates, pension documents and the family Bible. 
Extent.5 linear feet
Date Span1851-1911
AbstractThe Jarius Lamouree Collection contains materials related to the Larmouree family of West Elmira.

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Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions. August 6, 1891. To Jarius Lamouree.Certificate 011002
Department of the Interior, Pension Office. February 23, 1887. To Jarius Lamouree. Pension Number. Letter011003
Table of Pension Rates.Chart011004
Two newspaper articles about Soldiers' Wives and a last chance offer for an Alphabetical List of Battles (1754-1900). Article011005
Pensions, and Etc. A manual of useful information by Edgar T. Gaddis, LL. M., Attorny and Solicitor, Washington, D.C. Booklet011006
Jarius Lamouree. August 6, 1891. Pension voucher.Form011007
Lamouree Family Bible. Includes marriage, birth and death records for the family.Book0201
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