Custer County NE Genealogy

Posted Queries for March 2001

PITTAWAY, THOMPSON, WAYGOOD posted by Kathleen Waygood on Thursday, March 1, 2001

WAYGOOD, PITTAWAY FAMILIES: In 1884-6 a 14 yr old boy from England went to US, and lived with a family: Edwin & Emma Thompson PITTAWAY in BROKEN BOW, NE. This young man was our Great-grandfather..William WAYGOOD. We have some information as to the PITTAWAY's, but nothing re:William being with them.HELP! Would anyone know how I can get more information re:either name for them while they were in the area? Thanks.

SCOVELL posted by Gundy Pierce on Monday, March 5, 2001

Aranthus Everts Scovell (spelling varies) listed in 1890 Gazetteer of Farmers in Custer Co. His widow Avilla, in 1900, living with daughter Ruth in Victoria Twp. Looking for death/burial of A.E. and Avilla.

SARGENT posted by Tara Miller on Saturday, March 10, 2001

I was wondering if anyone knew the history of the town of Sargent in Custer county. I am interested in how the town got its name and when it was established. Thanks Tara

HAINES, SUMMERS posted by Gerry Yost on Sunday, March 11, 2001

Looking for descendants of Wm. Haines B. 1842 OH. M. 1873 IL. D. 1922 NE? M. Harriet Summers B. 1852 IN D. 1922 Ansley, NE. Children were Jennie, Artie, George.

DAVIS, WESTWOOD posted by Gerry Yost on Sunday, March 11, 2001

Looking for descendants of Henry J. Davis B. 1840 PA. M. 1866 PA to Mary Westwood B. 1848 in ? & D. 1920 Mason City, NE. Children were--Albert, Charles, Kate, Nell, George, Will. Did Henry J. die in NE too?

ABBOTT, COX, FAIRCHILD, JENKINS, MARSH, ROSS, WILLARD posted by Jessi Abbott on Tuesday, March 13, 2001

Looking for information about and descendants of Earnest Vernon Abbott. He was born in Eldora, Hardin Co., IA on Oct. 1, 1865. Died March 14, 1933 in Cumro, Custer Co., NE. He married Marietta Ross in 1888 in Custer County. They had six children:Iva Myrtle (2-0-1890), Henry Ward (7-29-1892), Zola Fae (10-30-1897), Archie Lloyd (11-1-1901), Elden Earl (7-10-1903), and LaVerna Pearl (10-18-1908). Other surnames in the family include Willard, Jenkins, Fairchild, Marsh, and Cox. I would be happy to share any information that I have. Thank you!

ASH, BAILEY, HAZEN, KELLOGG, LAMPMAN, OAKLEY, TREMAINE, TRUMAN, WOODARD posted by Mary Kay Ward on Wednesday, March 14, 2001

Was Wilson WOODARD living in Custer Co, Nebraska when he died in 1886? And was he buried somewhere in Custer Co, Neb.? Wilson WOODARD was born 10 Mar 1821 in Sandgate, Bennington, VT and he died in 1886. He married 9 Feb 1842 in Geauga Co, Ohio, Silala TREMAINE / TRUMAN b 18 Jun 1819 NY. Wilson WOODARD's daughter, Jennie Omelia WOODARD and her husband, Thomas LAMPMAN moved from Geauga Co, OH and lived in Gates, Custer, Neb. where Jennie and her baby died 25 Dec 1883 during childbirth and were buried on the "Old Jim Oxford farm" near Lillian, NE. Another daughter, Alice Otelia WOODARD and her husband George Washington HAZEN moved from Chardon, Geauga Co, OH after March 1880 to Gates, Custer, Neb., where their 6th,7th & 8th children were born: Rosetta HAZEN b 26 Feb 1883; Jennie HAZEN b 1 Mar 1885 and Theda HAZEN b. 6 Feb 1888. Wilson WOODARD's grandaughter, Phoebe WOODARD (aka Carrie Phoebe WOODARD) was born 20 Sep 1878 in Jackson Co, Iowa, and died in 1948 in Toppe! nish, Yakima Co, WA the d/o Carrie Bell KELLOGG and Silas O. WOODARD. Phoebe WOODARD apparently was raised by her maternal grandparents, Allen and Mary A. OAKLEY -KELLOGG as her mother died when she was 4 months old. Phoebe married Joel Clark ASH 25 Oct 1902 in Grand Island, Hall Co, Neb. or in Gates, Custer Co, Nebraska. Phoebe WOODARD's maternal grandmother, Mary OAKLEY KELLOGG died 15 May 1895 in Gates, NE and was buried in Gates Cemetery, Gates, Custer Co, where other related KELLOGG's and ASH's are also buried. Please contact: Mary Kay Ward, 1432 Yeardley Drive, Richmond, VA 23225-2906; ph: 804-232-9338

EFFIE, GANT, JENNY, MAE, MALVERN, MORGAN posted by shari on Tuesday, March 20, 2001

looking for birth date and any info on Malvern Morgan and Jenny Gant and daughter Effie Mae Morgan1880-1890 Effie Mae was born in Broken Bow. They eventually moved to MO. Jenny could be Jane or Virginia or any variation of Ginny.

MCNALLY posted by Mary Liveringhouse on Wednesday, March 21, 2001

Looking for information for Stop, Custer, Ne. Post Office established June 18, 1884 and closed April 25, 1894. Also any reference to Patrick H. McNally who farmed there in 1890. Information concerning the location would be great. History would be good too.

BAKER, CUDABACK, FOX, MUNN posted by Stacy Lynn Fox on Thursday, March 22, 2001

Mother Sandra Baker Born 1950 in Callaway, Nebraska Still lives in Callaway Father Steven Dale Fox Born Febuary 1, 1944 in Alliance, Nebraska. Lives in Houston, Texas Fathers Side Grandmother Naomi (Munn) Fox Born January 16, 1915 In??Mason City,Nebraska Living in Broken Bow, Nebraska Grandfather Robert Woodro Fox Born (??November 22, 1913) Died (??September 1987) in Florida They Married Around 1933 Divorced sometime after 1946 Mothers Side Grandmother Eva (Cudaback) Baker Born July 16, 1907 Died May 29, 1995 Grandfather Leo Baker Born December 31, 1906 Died February 17, 1967 Both Lived and Died in Callaway,Nebraska They Married September 30, 1927 Other than Names of Aunt & Uncles and a few Cousins this is all the information I have. Would like to find out names of Great Grandparents and hopefully futher back.

CRABLE, DAYLONG, GILLAM, GREGG, HILTON, HOBBS, HOLMES, MANARY, WARREN posted by Randy Crable on Monday, March 26, 2001

I am looking for information in J.J. Crable. He lived in Broken Bow. He was married twice. Minnie Blevins and Julia Rofgen were the names of his wives. His Children were Johm James, Frank J., Grace Caroline and Thomas. He also had a son named Arthur from his second marriage. I would like to find his sisters and brothers and parents if possible. I believe he had more children but I am not sure at this time. I am also looking for info on other family names as well.

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