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Collection 52

Joel P. Fields

Collection, 1745 - 1956 

 

Processed by Jean Houston

Edited by Barbara Carver Smith



The Monmouth County Historical Association
70 Court Street
Freehold, New Jersey 07728



September 1993



INTRODUCTION

This collection contains material primarily concerned with the deaths and estates of Joel Parker Fields and John Duncan. Other items include newspaper clippings, account books, and correspondence.

 

Provenance: Acc. #1990.96, #1990.102, #1990.105

Restrictions: none

Size of Collection:

 


CONTAINER LIST


For a detailed list of items contained in each folder, please consult the finding aid located in the Librarian's Office.


Box # / Folder # / Contents

1 / 1 / Books; property references and memorial book for Joel Parker Fields (d. 1937 April 15). 2 items.

1 / 2 / Maps; Fields Cemetery, Fields property, and a property in Eatontown. 3 items

1 / 3 / Surveys and Deeds, 1757 - 1860. 18 items

1 / 4 / Deeds, Leases and Mortgages, 1745 - 1930. 70 items

1 / 5 / Newspaper Clippings, 1921 - 1991, n.d. 7 items

2 / 6 / Bank Statements and Checks, 1916 - 1942. 31 items

2 / 7 / Tax Bills, 1894 - 1940. Bills to Edmund Fields, Percy Dangler, Joel Fields, and Lillian Dangler. 43 items

2 / 8 / Genealogical Material, Fields, Duncan, and related families.

2 / 9 / Bills, Receipts and Promissory Notes, 1901 - 1940, n.d. These deal primarily with the death and funerals of John Duncan and Joel P. Fields. 33 items

2 / 10 / Letters, 1917 - 1940. These deal primarily with the estates of John Duncan and Joel P. Fields. 9 items

2 / 11 / Legal Papers, 1842 - 1956. Includes bonds, wills, Orphans Court procedings, depositions, mortgages, etc. 48 items

3 / - / A. 1840 April 9 - 1845 September 8, Township Book of Shrewsbury, paupers delivered by the Poor Committee; 1866 July 15 - 1871 Pages of supplies sold; 1847 Accounts of grain ground and sold; 1873 Recipe for everlasting fence posts by Frank Fields; 1869 - 1870 Various accounts.

3 / - / B. Account Book. 1845 Accounts; 1870 Worm receipt; 1852 - 1878 Accounts for material sold; 1867 - 1879 Accounts of goods purchased.

3 / - / C. Account Book, 1878 - 1891

3 / - / D Account Book & Ledger, 1883

3 / - / E Composition Book of Lillian M. Dangler, 1939. Includes notes of land transfers, deed book numbers, and the executor's sale for the estate of Joel P. Fields.

3 / - / F Tax bills, 1894 October; Funeral notices, 1910, 1911

 

 

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