Susie L. Meyers Bobb letters
Scope and Contents
Contains letters written to and from various members of the Bobb, Raymond, and Meyers families of Illinois, Iowa, and Pennsylvania. Most of the letters are written to Susie L. Meyers, who was later Susie L. Bobb. There are also letters to a Susie L. Raymond, who is probably the same woman. Susie's sister Anna Meyers Yarger wrote a number of the letters. The letters discuss family and community life.
- Meyers, Sarah (Person)
Biographical / Historical
Susie L. Meyers, daughter of Reuben and Sarah Meyers, was born in 1867 in Illinois. She married Eugene Bobb around 1897 or 1898. Eugene Bobb was one of two surviving sons of Dr. Daniel and Arminda Bobb of Dakota, Illinois. Eugene's surviving brother was Dwight. Eugene had previously married Lillie Clump, who died in 1897. Susie Meyers Bobb most likely was previously married to an Austin Raymond.
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Language of Materials
Correspondence between family and friends of the Bobb, Raymond, and Meyers families of Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Iowa. The letters date from 1873-1922, and most of them are written to Susie L. Meyers Bobb, who was likely also Susie L. Raymond.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Wade Hall, 2010
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Kevin Ray, 2013
- Guide to the Susie L. Meyers Bobb letters
- September 2014
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