Family Histories


A collection of family histories housed in the Sherman Room at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. Many older items have been digitized and are available to be viewed online. Newer items are available in the Sherman Room.


Collection Items

"The 8 Generations of my Guthrie's in America" (Generations 1, 2 and 3)
A family history donated by the author. This volume includes:
(Gen. 1) "Probably" William Guthrie
(Gen. 2) Robert Guthrie - (1752-1815)
(Gen. 3) William Guthrie - (1780-1854)
This volume is available to view in the Sherman Room only at…

Where we came from!
Where we came from! the ancestors and descendants of Carl A. Baker & Mary Mabelle Dunlap Baker, including the allied lines of Lybarger, Hedrick, Crall, Laser, Feslwr, Blocker, Kerr, Jewell, Wentz, Sheibley, Bloom, Campbell, and many others

The Beck family in America
1. Pennsylvania Province -- 2. The log of the ship Lydia -- 3. When Grandfather Beck died -- 4. Col. Leonard Beck -- 5. Settling down to farming -- 6. Family graveyard -- 7. Michael Beck -- Leonard Beck -- Grandparents -- Daniel Beck -- 8. Family…
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