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GOOD, OTIS, WHITSELL posted by Nancy Raney on Sunday, January 2, 2000

looking for information concerning Chauncey Arthur Whitsell, SR. He was born in 1880 in Custer County to Ellen Whitsell (nee Good, born Nebraska) and Joseph Whitsell, born KY. I understand his father Joseph had around 17 children, three being female and the rest males. Anyone out there who may have known or is related please contact me. God bless nraney1001@aol.com PS He married Rose Nelle Otis

BREEDING posted by Judith Chambers on Saturday, January 8, 2000

Requesting any information on Pearl Mull BREEDING, b. 1895 in Broken Bow, NE, or on any persons related to him. He had at least one sibling, known to me only as M.A. BREEDING, who in 1954 was living in Augusta, KS. Any in formation, hints, suggestions regarding this family would be greatly appreciated.

MILLER, PAYTON posted by Mary Miller-Grover on Wednesday, January 19, 2000

Looking for information on the following Millers:Charles Miller -his wife Elizabeth Their children Sopronia Ann Miller b.1856 married Charles David Engels; Emma Jane Miller b. 1868 MO. married Gabriel Lewis Payton Nov. 2,1885 Custer county,Nebraska; Mary Elizabeth Miller b. 1871 ? married Silas Grant Payton Dec. 1891 Custer county ,Nebraska . Wanting to know if Charles and Elizabeth had more children -and did they spend their last years in Nebraska?

COWAN, RODABAUGH, STONECYPHER posted by Tim Rodabaugh on Saturday, January 22, 2000

I am searching for information on Rev. Daniel Forrest Rodabaugh. He was born 01 Jan 1836 in Ohio, and died 29 Dec 1912 at Elk Creek, Custer Co., Ne. I would like to obtain a copy of his obituary and find more information on his family. He was married to Melinda Emmeline Cowan and had 3 daughters and 1 son: Mary Emmeline (married Abraham Lincoln Stonecypher), William Harlow, Nellie Elizabeth and Joseph Forrest. Thank you to anyone who can provide assistance or a referral for me. Tim Rodabaugh

PURDY, STRONG posted by Connie Corbett-Whittier on Monday, January 24, 2000

My g grandparents are pictured in at least two of Soloman Butcher's photographs. One photo shows the townspeople of Merna, NE and one is of their home. I have been unable to find any other reference to them. They were James Decatur "Dick" STRONG, Campbellite minister, newspaper editor, and shop owner, and his wife Martha Amelia STRONG (nee PURDY). At least two of their children were born in or near Custer Co. Martha's brother, Elisha PURDY is also pictured. Can anyone help?

FENNO, MANN, SPENCER posted by N. Burkman on Thursday, January 27, 2000

Searching for information on George Mann and Ida Olmstead who lived in Sargent, Nebraska, from 1900 to 1920. Their children's names were Stella(Spencer), Emily (Fenno), Leslie Edwin Mann, and an adopted daughter named Helen.

CORCORAN, SMITH posted by Roberta Sehnert on Saturday, January 29, 2000

Looking for info on Oliver Edward Smith married to Ella (Ellen) Frances Corcoran:chilren Chester M Smith 4/8/1898/other children Gladys,Glenn

ARENSDORF, MCCLEAN, MCNEIL, THOMAS, WOODS posted by Roberta Sehnert on Saturday, January 29, 2000

Looking for information on Martin William Thomas b 11/15/1861 m Elizabeth McClean b 6/11/1869///parents of Martin were Henry Thomas m Catherine Anne McNeil///parents of Eliz were Hugh McClean and Sarah Ann Woods///////////Martin and Eliz were parents to my grandmother Catherine Anne b 12/5/1991 m Frank Arensdorf////other children of Martin and Eliz are Theresa, Hugh, Matthew, John, and Thomas (still living age 97 in North Platte)

BENEFIELD, BENEFIELL, BURDETT, BURDETTE, COURTIER, INGMAN, INGRMAN, PICKEL, PICKLE, ROBERTSON, SHUPP, SMITH, STONER posted by Ruth Shupp on Saturday, January 29, 2000

Researching the following names of Custer County, Nebraska and would love to hear from all who think we are connected. Shupp, Courtier, Burdett, Ingman,Benefiel, Smith, Pickel, Shamp, Stoner,Robertson, and many connecting families.

DAVIS, ENGLAND posted by Patty Massey on Tuesday, February 8, 2000

Looking for descendants of George Tom Davis and his wife, Canvass Ann England, who moved to Nebraska in the late 1880s from Attala County, MS. They had 10 children,William, John Edwin, Louada or Ada Lou, Walter V., Francis L.(Frank), Charles (died young), James Trenton, Leonard M.(called Jerry), Maggie (died young) and Woodward. George, Canvass, and Leonard all died in Nebraska, and are buried there. Ada died in CO. If anyone has any information on other members of this family, I would appreciate hearing from you.

DRAKE, HOSHAW posted by Carrie Hoshaw on Sunday, February 13, 2000

Looking for information on Jesse Hoshaw b.1881 d.1936. Buried in Westerville Nebraska. He was married to Gertrude Drake b. June 17, 1884 d. November 1973 in Westerville Nebraska.


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