Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
LH – MSS
Scope and Content
This collection was donated to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center by Ruth Brill in 2006.
John S. Ink was born on 10 October 1852 to Theodore and
Nancy (Stewart) Ink. He first resided in
Dilla (Owen) Ink was born in December of 1855 to Charles and
Ella Owens. She married John S. Ink in
1876, and the couple had two children: Wanda, and Ethel Louise (who was
adopted). Dilla died on 2 June
1926. Ethel Ink was born on 28 November
Scope and Content
This collection, spanning from 1850 to 1940, contains photographs, correspondence, papers, and genealogical information relating to the family of John S. Ink. The photographs consist of family pictures, both with and without identification. The incoming correspondence was to various Ink family members, pertaining both to business and personal matters. Also included are a hand-drawn sketch, a decorative cardboard cutout, and a Christmas card. The genealogical material, meanwhile, largely consists of census records and obituary indexes relating to members and extended family of the Inks.
1. Eight unidentified individuals, n.d.
2. John and Dilla Ink, July 4, n.y.
3. Lulu Porter, Mary Dunigan, Dad, Mom, Grandma and Grandpa Ink, Mary, Marian, and Wanda (with accompanying information on the individuals pictured)
4. Printed Christmas card
5. HANNA, REV. LYMAN E.
To Ethel Ink, dtd
10 December 1902,
6. RICE, A. L.
To John S. Ink,
dtd 19 May 1915,
7. O’BRIEN BRO’S. MANUF’G. CO.
To Mrs. Dilla
Ink, dtd 24 January 1884,
8. Receipt of Mrs.
Dilla Ink from O’Brien Bros.’ Manuf’g.
9. Decorative paper cutout of flowers in a vase
10. Pencil sketch of
Miss Olive E. Hanna,
11. Ink family ancestor chart
12. John and Dilla (Owen) Ink family group sheet
13. History of
14. Census records:
1930, United States Federal Census Record—Wanda I. Oller
16. John S. Ink obituary, Bloomville Gazette, 17 November 1938
17. Ethel Louise Porter obituary, Bloomville Gazette, 19 December 1940
18. Obituary index records:
John S. Ink
Dilla (Owen) Ink
Ethel (Ink) Porter
Maynard Porter—2 records