Custer County NE Genealogy

Posted Queries for December 1996 thru February 1997

BROWN, HACKNEY, STITES posted by Pat Ratcliff-Milanese on Tuesday, December 3, 1996

I am looking for any information on HACKNEY or STITES family members in Custer Co. I am primarily looking for info on the following: My paternal grandmother was Ora O'Neill HACKNEY b. 20 Jul 18 1889 in Sargent, Custer Co.,NE. Ora was the daughter of Ralph Burdell HACKNEY b. 1 Jan 1861 in CANADA and married on 2 May 1884 in 2 May 1884 in Tekamah, Burt Co.,NE. to Mary A. STITES b. 14 Jan 1868 in La Porte, La Porte Co., IN Am most interested in learning of the family homestead or schools attended, etc. Any info on a Sarah Hackney Brown would also be appreciated.

HOPKINS, SHIPLEY posted by Donald Kyle on Thursday, December 5, 1996

Looking for info on Charles Atwell SHIPLEY born Dec. 4, 1863 in Illinois son of Jefferson Shipley and Lovina Show. Married Melissa Olivia HOPKINS on March 16, 1886 in Aurora, Hamilton Co., Nebraska. They had at least five children born in Custer Co., Erwin Leonard born Dec, 1886, Viola born Nov, 1888, Emmet born Aug, 1890, Raymond born Jan, 1894, and Bertha born Feb. 1896. Charles was a farmer and Livery man when he came to Oregon.

LOMICA, ZUREK posted by Nancy Russell Anderson on Tuesday, December 10, 1996

Looking for information on Mary LOMICA and Joseph ZUREK. They came from Moravia in 1881. Looking for family.

KOTCH, LIVERT, METZGER posted by Deborah Avelis on Saturday, December 28, 1996

Searching for the family of Minnie KOTCH who lived in Arnold, NE in 1939, the time of my gggrandmother's death. She was Emma LIVERT METZGER. Born May 11, 1860 in Hanover Germany. Immigrated to US in 1867 to live near Alexander, Jefferson Co., NE. Emma and Minnie were sisters. I am interested in who their parents were. Did Minnie leave any children? Are there descendants still living in the area?

EGGLESTON, GIBSON, INGRAM, WINGETT posted by Jeannie Winter on Saturday, January 4, 1997

Family of Milton EGGLESTON, b 1868, d 1947 Calloway, Custer Co NE; chn living in Calloway, Ryrie Table, Broken Bow, and Rose Hill Twps. in Custer Co. NE late 1800's-early 1900's. My grandfather Richard EGGLESTON's sisters: Orilla J. (EGGLESTON) GIBSON, age 49 of Bixby, SD; Myra (EGGLESTON) INGRAM, age 43, resident of Coleridge, Cedar Co., NE; and Olive V. (EGGLESTON) WINGETT, age 36, also living in Coleridge, Cedar Co., NE, in 1907 (related to family of Milton EGGLESTON). Have 6 documented Mayflower lines down to these EGGLESTONs. My grandfather tragically killed in Clarke Co, IA while Sheriff there/family lost touch. Any desc. of these EGGLESTONs, please answer Email to me and will share info.

BECKER, MUTCHIE posted by Barbara Bonham on Wednesday, January 15, 1997

MUTCHIE: Looking to correspond with any MUTCHIE descendant. I have a Leo Joseph MUTCHIE b Nov 1888/9 to Peter MUTCHIE and an unknown wife who died prior to 1900 leaving children: Leo, John, Clara and Susie. Peter was a son of Peter and Maggie MUTCHIE both born in Germany. MUTCHIE, Leo Joseph resided in Custer Co 1920 census with wife Daisy and children, Susie, Dorothy, Ruth and Gladys. Susie married Bob BECKER about 1939. Seeking any information about this family.

ROACH, RUSSELL posted by Dick Russell on Tuesday, January 21, 1997

Seeking information re: ROACH, Angela b 1880 - 1895 (?), mother of Richard Eugene b May 26, 1916 at Clarkson Hospital, Omaha. Specifically want natural father's name of Richard as Richard was adopted January 1917 by Bert and Ura RUSSELL of Arcadia, NE. Natural father's name OMITTED from birth certificate and adoption papers of Richard. Family information states that Richard's father may be JOHN ROACH, Angela's brother-in-law, an attorney and poltically active in BROWN or CHERRY County. Richard was my father and Angela would be my grandmother. Richard Eugene Roach Russell d Jul 26, 1993 and is b. at Broken Bow. email any information, please. Thank you.

LICHTENBERGER, MORRISON posted by Lana on Monday, January 27, 1997

Looking for information on Josiah Elmer MORRISON (born 1866; died 1923 in Custer county, Nebraska. Also his father, William Frederick MORRISON and his mother, Virginia Lucinda LICHTENBERGER. Both moved to Illinois, and then possibly Nebraska, from Somerset, Pennsylvania in the mid 1800's.

OBERG, OLLENDORF, TICKLE posted by Dottie Delano on Saturday, February 1, 1997

Information in general on the surname TICKLE. Several cousins presently live in Custer County, some have moved to Dawson County. My father, Garland, was the son of Sam and Clara (OBERG) Tickle. Sam and Clara Tickle homesteaded at Talin Table then moved to Dawson Co. My father was married to Doris OLLENDORF who presently resides in Dawson Co. (Gothenburg).

BOWLEY, HUDDLESTON posted by Beckie Rawdon on Sunday, February 16, 1997

Seeking information on William A. BOWLEY born 1838 in Wv. He married Minerva HUDDLESTON. They lived in Custer County by 1880. I am looking for information on their descendants. I have much to share.

BUCKNER, RUNNER posted by Tom Wilbur on Tuesday, February 25, 1997

Will share info about Kentucky ancestry and familes of Robert W. and Rebecca (-?-) BUCKNER and George B. and Frances "Fannie" (Buckner) RUNNER. In the late 1800's they and their families went to Custer County. Tom Wilbur, 1784 Mirabeau Dr., Okemos, MI 48864.

HOPKINS, SHIPLEY, SINGER posted by Martha Hopkins on Wednesday, February 26, 1997

Seeking information on Delos Presby and Luella Jane (SHIPLEY) HOPKINS. mg. 1883 York Co., NE. Delos parents Nathaniel L. and Lucinda Eaton Hopkins of York and Clay counties, NE. Delos and Luella had a homestead in Custer Co, near Arnold and Broken Bow. They moved to Oregon in 1901. Would like to have info. on siblings of Delos: Myron & Byron Hopkins of Broken Bow; David Hopkins of Callaway; Mary Hopkins SINGER of Aurora. Luella Shipley's parents were T. Jefferson & Lavina Show Shipley of McCool Junction.

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