Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Aden Family Papers
Series Number: 78-02
Processed and Cataloged by: Originally processed on January 20, 1978.
Date Listed: February 18, 2010
Date Span: 1846-1926
Size of Collection: 0.5 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 1 legal size document case.
Type of Material: Correspondence, newspaper clippings, legal and financial documents.
Condition of Material: Unknown.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by surname.
Biographical / Historical Information: Sidney B. Aden and his wife Delilah arrived in Henry County, Tennessee from South Carolina in the late 1830s. The Aden family settled and farmed in Henry, Tennessee. Their son, James S. Aden, was a Confederate war veteran and later served as a county judge for Henry County during the late 19th and early 20th Century.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings and legal and financial documents relating to the Aden family of Henry County, Tennessee. The bulk of the collection contains legal documents acquired by James S. Aden while serving as county judge to Henry County during the late 19th and early 20th Century. Included in the collection are records from the Odd Fellows College (1859), Ladies Aid Society (1911-1915) and letters from the Rogers family (1853-1904) of Paris, Tennessee.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Henry County (Tenn.)
Ladies Aid Society (Paris, Tenn.)
Odd Fellows College (Paris, Tenn.)
3. Clover, Rush W.- Estate
4. Earnest Estate
5. Harmon vs. Carter
6. Mitchell, J.W.
7. Lucky, Samuel R.
8. Holcomb, S.C.
9. Potter Family
10. Rogers Family
11. Ladies Aid Society, First Baptist Church, Paris, Tenn.
12. Odd Fellows College, Paris, Tenn.
13. The Echo- Paris, Tennessee Weekly