Custer County NE Genealogy

Posted Queries for February thru March 2003

BURTON posted by Gertrude Huppert on Saturday, February 1, 2003

My mother was born in Ansley Nebraska. I was wondering if there is any record of her birth. Her name is Dortha V. Burton. She was the daughter of James Allen Burton. He was a son to a Peter Burton and Emma Burton.

ELLIS posted by Barry Dicks on Saturday, February 1, 2003

Looking for information on Harvey G Ellis,his wife and family His Parents were David and Ury Holingsworth Ellis

HADDIX, MCDANIEL, WATKINS posted by Jean on Saturday, February 1, 2003

I'm looking for the burial place of Nancy McDaniel Watkins b. 1824 in WV. She went to NE with her daughters who married Haddix brothers.

CLARK, CLUSTER, HITCHCOCK, STILES posted by Mary Hitchcock on Thursday, February 6, 2003

Henry J. CLARK b.1863ca married Ada A. HITCHCOCK b.1868ca in Decatur Co. IA. Reportedly living in Arnold NE area in 1930. Henry was the son of Lewis and Levina Williams CLARK. Ada was the daughter of James HITCHCOCK and his second wife Hester CLUSTER Stiles. Widow of Daniel STILES. Any information appreciated.

DOWNEY, MCCARTY posted by Cookie on Thursday, February 13, 2003

I would like to share information on the McCarty/Downey family that settled in Custer County, Nebraska. I have information on the Denis McCarty family who lived in Ireland, New York and Iowa before moving on to Nebraska. Thanks, Cookie

PINNELL posted by Louise Jones Hawthorne on Wednesday, February 26, 2003

I am looking for information about Leo and Grace Green Pinnell who were in Nebraska, in the mid to late 1800's. They had two sons: Leo and Don B. Pinnell who moved to Arizona about 1910.

PUFF posted by David M. Puff on Wednesday, February 26, 2003

Looking for any Information in regards to Miranda Puff possibly died April or December 1914. Wife of Benjamin H.Puff from Dawson County where they Homesteaded. Also any information on her sons John J., Henry, or Jacob.

ASH posted by Eva Goeken on Saturday, March 1, 2003

Would there be a burial permit for George Ash June 1913 in Broken Bow ? He was buried in the Broken Bow Cemetery. I am looking for the name of his wife. He worked on Burlington Railroad when he died and had a daughter Iona born about 1912.

MAHONEY, MAHONY posted by Jean Eustis on Monday, March 3, 2003

I am looking for a John Mahon[e]y, who was killed in a mining accident in 1922 in Custer Co. He was a gr.gr.uncle of mine and was from Ontario, Canada. He was married and we don'rt know to whom and had children--not sure if they were his or not, either. But if you have any information on him would be very pleased to share his family in Canada. Jean Mahoney Eustis

JOHN posted by L Shumard on Saturday, March 8, 2003

Researching the Wm. "Ernie" John family. His wife name was Clara ________. Children - Hubert Eugene and Weir John. Children born and grew to manhood in Custer Co., Nebraska. Know they are buried in Douglas Grove Cemetery in Comstock, Nebraska. Appreciate any information on this family, as this is about all that I have.

OGG, PORTER posted by Regina Porter on Sunday, March 9, 2003

I am looking for any information on William Orange Porter. He is buried in Viola Cemetery with his wife Ida May. He had a farm in lomax for several years. Also, living in Eduell, Mason City and was born in Saybrook Illinois. He had a son also name william orange porter who married into the ogg family. they lived in Eddyville. Any informaiton will be a great help.

BEARD, DAVIS, MCQUEEN, VOSE posted by Nikki Barr on Friday, March 14, 2003

My grandparents: Bob and Jean (Vose) Wolf My Great grandparents: Quniton Arthur (1897-1988) and Orva Jane Ann(Mcqueen) (1900-1990) My great-great grandparents: Quinton's parents (my great-greats)were Carolina Elizabeth (or Eliza?) (Davis) Vose (1862-1943) and Charles Joseph Vose (1856-1926). Orva's parents (my great-greats)were Odessa Ann (Beard)McQueen and Josiah McQueen (note: Odessa is possibly native american by looking at a picture). I'm hunting for info farther back on all four sides: Parents of Odessa (Beard), Josiah McQueen, Carolina (Davis), and Charles Vose. I'd like to help you too.

DAVIS, VOSE posted by Nikki Barr on Friday, March 14, 2003

Hi. I'm looking for infomation on Carolina Elizabeth (Eliza? middle) (maiden Davis) Vose, who married Charles Joseph Vose. These two are my great-great grandparents. I'd like to go back further to find the parents of Carolina (Davis) and Charles Vose. I read on the NE Historical Society site that Charles was an 1884 homesteader near gates. I think before that he was in Syracuse. I found info on a H.T. Vose in Syracuse, a farmer/Baptist minister. I don't know if this is relation (hopefully father) to Charles. Regarding Carolina, I see a biography written regarding a John Davis, who it mentioned had a brother named William who lived in Broken Bow. I don't know if this is relation (hopefully father) to Carolina. Any info you have would be wonderful. I am 27, I wish I would have started looking years 15 years ago when many of my "Greats" were still alive. Thanks again. I see that there is a biography on John Davis on your site

BAILLIE, PRESCOTT, ROBERTSON, SHULTZ posted by Rodney L Prescott on Thursday, March 27, 2003

I am trying to find any information on my mothers side of the family. William C ROBERTSON married Mildred Ellen SHULTZ about 1910. I can find a record of the ROBERTSON family in the 1930 census, but I have no information either before or after. William C ROBERTSON was born in Missouri, but I do not know where or who his parents were.I think that he died in Arizona but can find no record for proof. Any information on the branches of the William C ROBERTSON, George Marion SHULTZ, or William PRESCOTT families would be greatly appreciated. Rodney L Prescott rpresco@lisco.com

CARLISLE, CURLILE, WEST posted by Carol Swanson on Friday, March 28, 2003

Looking for any information on John Wesley Carlisle or (Curlile) he married Nellie West in 1897. They raised their family in the Calaway-Arnold area.

COPSEY, DRAPER, MUNN, SPENCER posted by George E. Munn Jr. on Saturday, March 29, 2003

I am a decendent of Charles Munn who died as a Union Soldier durning the Civil War in 1862 and is buried in Shilo Tn. His son Lemmuel Munn, is my great grandfather. I am looking for information on Charles Munn parents (Barbra and Marrian Munn of Hermon NY 1840?)I know that Charles Munn's sister (Katherine Munn Copsey)is buried in Ansely. I am also looking for information on my Grandmother's family (Cecile Spencer Munn)Her father was John C. Spencer and he is buried in Mason City, Neb. I am related to Spencer, Draper and Copsey families.

DRUMMOND, WAGES, WEST posted by Terry Wages on Monday, March 31, 2003

I am looking for information on Anna Myrtle West who was born in Broken Bow, NE. She married John Richard Wages in Wyoming and remarried after his death in 1918 to George Drummond. She died in Denver, CO in 1951 and owned a grocery store there. Any informatin about her parents, siblings, etc would be appreciated.

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