Hostetter: Michael and Maria Eby Hostetter Family Papers, 1828-1865, 1939


Call Number: MG-641

1 folder

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 13

Description: This collection contains papers of Michael (1832-1920) and Maria Eby (1842-1924) Hostetter. Papers included are cards, notes, birth certificate, and receipt, some of which could have belonged to other members of the Eby and Hostetter families.

Creators: Hostetter family; Eby family.

Conditions for Access: No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions: Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language: English and German

Source of Acquisition: Source unknown.

Administrative History: Processed and finding aid prepared by KV, May-June 2014.


Folder 1 Family Papers

Receipt of $30 to Martin D. Hess from M. Deangle Pote, owed to her mother Margaret Pote. April 1, 1865.

Bird and floral card “To My Sister” (from Hana to Sarah) with German script and signature on the back.

Birth certificate of Michael Hostetter, September 25, 1832 in Manheim Township.

Page from German composition book of Joseph Eby. 1837.

“Note by C. H. Martin” with short paragraph on Michael Hostetter and Maria H. Eby. Note to see Hess genealogy book.

Hand-drawn card with the name of Joseph Long, 1828.

Envelope addressed to Menno Weaver, Ephrata, PA with a note in pencil “Bought from Weaver 6/6/39 R. 3. Ephrata”