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Subseries 2. Genealogy, Estate and Legacy

Scope and Content Notes:

Included are the wills of both James and Mary O'Hara, along with an essay written by Henry Marie Brackenridge critiquing the will of James O'Hara. Materials related to his estate include an article describing Mary E. Schenley's law suit against James O'Hara's executors and an 1881 newspaper clipping entitled "Sheriff"s Sales". James O'Hara's obituary and a number of brief, typed excerpts from the Pittsburgh Gazette, Pittsburgh Mercury, and the Pennsylvania Archives describe General James O'Hara and some of his accomplishments in the military. In an additional published item, John Heckewelder discusses General O'Hara's influence on the interaction between Indians and settlers. The collection also contains a typed O'Hara family genealogy, a family biography, and two portraits of James O'Hara.

Folder 13 "Sheriff's Sales" clipping, March 7, 1881
Folder 14 Typed excerpts from newspapers, 1786-1842
Folder 15 James O'Hara's Will, September 15, 1819
Folder 16 Obituary of James O'Hara, December 21, 1819
Folder 17 Extract of Mary Carson O'Hara's Will, October 10, 1825
Folder 18 Mary Carson O'Hara's Will, November 15, 1832
Folder 19 Essay by Henry Marie Brackenridge, August 15, 1846
Folder 20 Printed anecdote, "Indian Fidelity", mentioning James O'Hara, undated
Folder 21 List of O'Hara Family members, undated
Folder 22 O'Hara family Biography and Portrait of James O'Hara, undated