MG 041 - Titzel Collection

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Scope and Content

Consists of a notice and two letters sent to George Washington Titzel in Perry County by John Paul, Junior, Secretary of the Lykens Valley Mutual Fire Insurance Company in Elizabethville, Washington Township, Dauphin County in 1864 and 1865. Each item of correspondence has a typed transcription. Included, also, is a letter written by the donor Minnie R. Deardorff explaining the background of the family.

Background

George Washington Titzel, Perry County, was appointed an agent for the Lykens Valley Mutual Fire Insurance Company in Elizabethville in 1864. George W. Titzel died on October 4, 1871 and the letters written by an officer of the company to Agent Titzel were kept by his daughter Sabina Titzel Deardorff who died in 1931.

Date(s): 1864-1865

Extent: 1 folder, 7 enclosures