Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
25 Nottingham Court
Buffalo, NY 14216-3199
2.0 linear feet
Genealogical records of the Williams, Churchyard, Hubbard and Upham families; family correspondence, 1851-1932, including Civil War letters of James Henderson, 1865; deeds and marriage certificates, 1810- 1887; personal papers pertaining to Frank Williams, Frank F. Williams (including a diary, 1898-1918), Elizabeth Sprague Williams, Olive Williams, Joseph Churchyard, Ruth C. Williams, and others; records and papers of the Franklin School, including lists of graduates and papers related to headmistress Bertha A. Keyes; legal papers related to a patent suit brought by James Sturdy, et al. against Frank A. Shoemaker, et al. in Erie County Supreme Court, 1915; records of the Titan Furnace Company, 1917-1927, including furnace patents and blueprints, smoke abatement regulations, and installation records; and records of the Lake Erie Dock Company, 1898-1967.