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Posted Queries for June thru October 2004



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SCOTT posted by Carol on Monday, June 21, 2004

Trying to find information on John D. Scott, born 1887 in Pawnee Co.,Neb. His parents were Robert & Anna Rogers Scott. John & family are listed in the 1920 & 30 Custer Co,census,. Any info would be great. Carol in MI

DAVENPORT, SIDWELL posted by Ellen on Monday, June 21, 2004

I wish to correspond with descendants of Jesse J. Sidwell (1844-1902, born Virginia) and his wife, Nancy Davenport (1849-1895). They are buried in the Lone Tree Cemetery, Custer Co. I'm also trying to learn more about his Sidwell grandparents.

MATTOX posted by Russ Mattox on Monday, June 21, 2004

Would like to know what parcel of land Charles Nelson Mattox purchased in the Elton community of Custer County, NE, in 1890 and the date he sold that property.

WHITE posted by Colleen Switzer on Monday, June 21, 2004

I am trying to find information about a Thomas White who lived near Cooleyton, Nebr. and died in a well cave-in in 1886. I can't believe there isn't a story in some newspaper but so far I have not had any luck. He is buried at West Union..

HOWLAND, PREDMORE posted by Denise (Dierberger) Baker on Wednesday, July 21, 2004

I am looking for anyone who can tell me about the Predmore Family that lived in and around the West Union area. Some Predmore names I'm interested in are: Sarah, Olive, Rufes, William Henry, Rose, Mary Jane, Nelson Benton, Hiriam. I am particularly interested in finding out which Predmore may have married an Andrew/Andy Howland.

SMITH, WILMOTH posted by Angus Wilmoth on Sunday, August 22, 2004

Researching Jesse and Susannah Wilmoth who moved to Custer County in the 1880's. Have names of two sons: George R. and John W. and the children of each. Do not have marriage info, etc. on all of John W.'s eleven children. Any info to be shared is appreciated, including old photos (have the ones from S.D.Butcher). Planning a Gathering of Wilmoths in West Virginia (where these families left to come to Custer County) in August 2005. Please contact if you want to join us.

MASON, POSTON posted by Dale W. Mason on Sunday, August 22, 2004

I would like to exchange information with anyone having information on Robert Charles MASON (1873-1954) and Edna Alice (POSTON) MASON (1881-1965)and their children of Aneselmo, Nebraska.

HUMPHREY posted by jim lowe on Sunday, August 22, 2004

Info about Augustin R. Humphrey, esp. children that survived (I know of 3 that died early and are buried with him in Broken Bow). Thank you!

CURTS posted by Sharon Curts on Monday, October 11, 2004

I AM LOOKING FOR ANY INFO. ON ANYONE NAMED CURTS FROM CUSTER COUNTY. MY DAD WAS AARON PRESCOTT CURTS, I HAD AN AUNT HASEL CURTS-BOZE, AN UNCLE THAT WAS O. CURTS,ORIS,ORUS OR HOARCE, ALSO I BELIVE AN EZRA, MAYBE NOT SPELLED THAT WAY. GRANDMA WAS NOT EDUCATED & DIDN'T SPELL WELL. HER NAME WAS LULA MAE OR MAY VALENTINE-CURTS.

BURNETT, CASPER, MOELL, PIRNIE, POLING, PRACHT, RAPP, REMPLE, SNELL posted by Shelly Coby on Monday, October 11, 2004

I believe that one my my relatives was a sheriff and committed suicide. I wondered if you knew who and the circumstances. This will help before I begin contacting relatives. His last name was Pracht. Thanks

LEACH, LEWIS, ROBERTSON posted by Rod Lewis on Monday, October 11, 2004

We are looking for info on William T. Lewis born, may 4 1861 in Indiana & wed Emma Robertson on Oct 5 ,1887 in Broken Bow. They lived in Calloway NE for about 7 years

PLIVA, URBAN posted by Norma Bland on Monday, October 11, 2004

I would appreciate it if someone would do a look-up for the obituary of Francis (URBAN) PLIVA. I think it might have been in the Sargent Leader 10/31/1918 -Or tell me how to get a copy. I am also seeking information on her husband, Emil Pliva, and their 4 daughters, Rosie, Tillie, Martha and Alice. Emil was born in Czechoslovakia and came to America in 1899. Thank you for your help. Norma


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