Description:

Documents, including deeds, letters, funeral notices, and wedding invitations, all relating to the family of Benjamin Harris Neal, a Frelsburg physician, and including some family photographs. The collection was donated to the library by Bernadine Fehrenkamp Pyland.

Contents:

Correspondence:

  1. Dr. Neal to his daughter, 1913 (1-62)
  2. Geo. McCormick to G. Berkenhoff, 1884 (1-11)
  3. Texas State Dept. of Welfare to Ben F. Neal, 1949 (1-32)
  4. Thomas Neal to Neal family, 1892 (1-34)
  5. Ann Beasley to Dr. Neal, 1892 (1-35)
  6. Sarah and William Hitchman to Neals, 1892 (1-36)
  7. Tom Neal family to Dr. Neal's family, 1892 (1-37)
  8. Ann Beasley to Neals, 1892 (1-38)
  9. Joseph Neal to Neals, 1892 (1-39)
  10. Joseph Neal to Neals, 1892 (1-40)
  11. Tom and Sue Neal to Neals, 1893 (1-41)
  12. Ann Beasley to Neal family, 1892 (1-42)
  13. Tom Neal to Neals, 1893 (1-43)
  14. Tom & Sushannah Neal to Neal family, 1893 (1-44)
  15. England to Neals, 1894 (1-45)
  16. Thomas Neal to Neals, 1894 (1-46)
  17. Tom & Susan Neal to Neals, 1894 (1-47)
  18. Tom, Sue & Suzzie Neal to Dr. Neal, 1894 (1-48)
  19. Tom Neal to Dr. Neal, 1895 (1-49)
  20. Tom & Sue Neal to Neals, 1895 (1-50)
  21. Tom & Sue Neal to Neals, 1895 (1-51)
  22. Tom Neal to Neals, 1896 (1-52)
  23. T. Neal to Dr. Neal, (1-53)
  24. Niece Lilly to Neal family, 1911 (1-54)
  25. Doll to Neal family, n. d. (1-55)
  26. Cousins Doris & Perc to C & Nellie James, 1959 (1-56)
  27. Brother Lester, et al., to Neal family, n. d. (1-57)
  28. London cousin to Ruby Neal, n. d. (1-58)
  29. Fanny & Howard to Nellie & C James, 1962 (1-59)
  30. St. Leonards on Sea to Neals, 1911 (1-60)
  31. Polly, Lilly & Winnie to Neals, 1911 (1-61)

Intent for Citizenship of Ben H. Neal (1-1)

Marriage License of Benjamin Neal and Ann Jane Lee (1-2)

Notary Public Commmission of B. H. Neal (1-3)

Family Register (1-4)

Funeral Notice, Mrs. B. H. Neal (1-5)

Deeds:

  1. Samuel L. Redgate to Henry W. Busing, et ux (1-6)
  2. E. Haehnlin, et al. to James Strittmater (1-8)
  3. Henry W. Busing, et us to Joseph Strittmater (1-9)
  4. Henry Berkenhoff to Ben H. Neal (1-10)
  5. Gus Berkenhoff, et ux to Ben H. Neal (1-15)
  6. J. G. Frerich & Elizabeth Frerich to Ben H. Neal (1-16)
  7. Honora Stritmatter, et al. to Ben H. Neal (1-18)
  8. Elizabeth Hemmi, et al., to Henry Berkenhoff (1-19)
  9. Otto Henkhaus to Ben H. Neal (1-20)

Will of Ben H. Neal (1-25)

Bond for Title, Louis Hemme to Ben H.Neal (1-7)

Field notes for 10 acres of land from Strittmater (1-12)

Field notes for "Share no. 1B" (for Elizabeth Frerichs) (1- 21)

Petitions:

  1. Elizabeth Hemmi & husband vs Antonette Seifert (1-13)
  2. Chas. Muckleroy v. William Frels,et al (1-17)

Judgment, Otto Henkaus v. F. Ernest Luedeke (1-22)

Notes:

  1. Ben Neal to Gus Berkenhoff (1-14)
  2. Ben Neal to Louis Hemme (1-20)
  3. Ben H. Neal to New Ulm State Bank (1-23)

Columbus High School 1920 Commencement Invitation (1-26)

Wedding Invitation, Willie L. Neal & Lee Ramsey (1-27)

Wedding Announcement of Bessie Lee & Roy Francis Ball (1-33)

Stock Certificates (1-31)

Confirmation Notices:

  1. Benjamin Franklin Neal (1-29)
  2. Mrs. T. B. Lee (1-30)

Christmas card from England to Anne Neal & C & N James (1-28)

Miscellaneous documents (1-63)

Post card and drawing of Masonic Oak (1-66)

Family photographs (1-64 and 1-65)

Three daguerreotypes (Box 2)