Finding aid for the Oviatt Family Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Oviatt Family
Title: Oviatt Family Papers
Dates: 1757-1915
Extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder)
Abstract: Benjamin Oviatt, from Litchfield, Connecticut, was one of the original settlers of Hudson, Ohio. His brother, Heman, dealt in land in Cuyahoga, Medina, Portage, and Summit counties while a resident of Hudson, Richfield, and Cleveland, Ohio. Schuyler R. Oviatt was Treasurer of Summit County in the 1870s. The collection consists of deeds, agreements, financial papers, and certificates of Benjamin, Heman, Elizabeth, Orson, Marvin, Nathaniel, and Schuyler R. Oviatt. Includes a report of the Summit County Treasurer (1876), a catalogue of books in the Richfield Sunday School (1835), the constitution of the Academic Institution of Richfield and a list of subscribers (1847), papers relating to the Congregational Church of Richfield (1835-1858), and notes on the history of Richfield. Also includes several letters from the abolitionist, John Brown.
MS Number MS 0777
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English