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Elizabeth Butler Gainer Papers
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Papers documenting the history and geneology of the families Butler, Jones, Morgan, and Thomas from seventeenth-century Wales and England to the United States.
Elizabeth Butler Gainer 1843-1921 was born in Warren County, IL. in Larchmont and lived her early life between Larchmont & Monmouth before traveling overland with her family to Oregon. She resided in Long Beach, CA for 15 years. Mrs. Gainer was married to Joseph F. Gainer, was mother to Mrs. H. L. Pillsbury [Ann Gainer], Eleanor Gainer, Marie Gainer and Frank B. Gainer as well as grandmother to Sterling Pillsbury and Elizabeth Pillsbury. Mrs. Gainer was also the niece of Rev. Harrison Jones, a pioneer preacher in Ohio and chaplain of the regiment commanded by President James A. Garfield during the Civil War.
3 boxes

2 linear ft
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