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Hamilton County Early Settlers



Mormon Trail Anniversary

The Mormon Trail 150th Anniversary Re-enactment

May, 1997 S.W. of Giltner, Nebraska
The Cowards never started. The weak died on the way.
Only the strong arrived -- They were the Pioneers.
Harold Warp


This is a list of early settlers in Hamilton County Nebraska. You are welcome to submit your ancestor to this list. If your ancestor settled in Hamilton County before 1900, please let us add them to the list. If you have a web page devoted to that family, we will post a link to it with the surname.

Send your submission to Connie Snyder. Please include "Hamilton Co. Early Settler" in the subject line.



Early SettlersEarliest DateResearcher EmailWeb Page
BURDICK1892Rex SalmonBurdick info
   (on this site)
CAMERON1869Rex SalmonCameron Info
   (on this site)
CAMPBELL
Robert Marvin and Lucinda (Mason)
Lyman, Estella, Rosella, Wilson, Edgar, Milton, Maybelle, Elva
1872
west of Aurora
Glenda Odell  
COLLETT
William F. and Theresa J.A. (Rohde)
Franz, Louisa, William, Richard and Herman
(Children born in Nebraska before 1900)
Bradshaw, York & Valley Precinct
1871Martin CollettFamily Web site
COX
Harrison Cox and wife Matilda (Cox)
Sept. 1889Caroline Schoch  
DARRIN,
Clifton A.
1880
Monroe
John Wolfe   
DETAMORE1882 - 1885Rex SalmonDetamore info
   (on this site)
HARRIS
John E.
Settled in 1865
1865 Debby Hisey   
HOPP
John T. Hopp and Sophie M.D. (Dose)
John C and Wilhelmine (Minnie)
Otis Precinct
1883Martin Collett  
HUNT,
Joseph M., Ella, Charles,
Maude, Hubert
1880
Monroe
John Wolfe   
JOHNSON
Peter M., Lottie, Axel E,
Tillie, Amos, Ellen M.,
George, Amanda
1878
near Hordville
Barbara Holsapple Hancock  
KARK
Christian V. and Mary (Dose)
Wilhelmine (Minnie), Louise and Mary**
(** Child born in Wisconsin and moved to Nebraska before 1900)
Otis Precinct
1877 Martin Collett  
KUEHNER, Carl
Deepwell Precinct
"This farm is still in our family."
September, 1881Ron Kuehner  
McMAHON,
Owen and Julia (Turley)
1871
near Stockham
Mona Sarratt Knight  
MAGERS,
Elza and Lizzie (Patterson)
1884
near Giltner
Mona Sarratt Knight  
MUELLER
MUELLER, Fred and Caroline (Stach), immigrated from Mecklenburg, Germany about 1874, settled in Valley Twp. Children Amos Miller and Otillie Miller Rahrs also born in Germany. Many descendants still in the area.
1874 Mona Houser Family information
PITTS1892Rex SalmonPitts info
   (on this site)
RATCLIFF
William Ratcliff along with his son,
William Henry Ratcliff
Beaver Precinct
1872Judy Schoch  
REED
James Willis Reed
Emza (Cox) Reed
1889Caroline Schoch  
RUTHERFORD1870Rex SalmonRutherford info
   (on this site)
SALMON1868Rex SalmonSalmon info
   (on this site)
SAULS
Joel Henderson Sauls and wife Rachel
From Illinois
1873Caroline Schoch  
SITTNER
Adam Sittner and his family are found in Farmer's Valley, Hamilton County,NE in the 1880 Census. The family included the following: Adam Sittner and his children, Johann Adam, Peter and Emma.
Adam's son William and his wife Rosina and their children George, Catherine, Phillip and Parvel
Adam's daughter-in-law Catherine (married to his by then deceased son Conrad) and her children Johann, Conrad and Catherine
This family were Germans from Russia, from the village of Huck, who came to the USA in about 1875.
1880Leah Siebert  
SMITH
Frederick Smith and wife Sarah (Sauls) Smith
From Illinois
1873Caroline Schoch  
SMITH
Issac Sylvester Smith married Mary Ellen Smith
1885James C. Jeffery III, P.E.
PO Box 872
Sacramento, CA
95812-0872
  
SPAFFORD1870John WalkerS.W. Spafford history & photos
   (on this site)
Whitney
Ward Vespasian, Margaret, William, Harriet (Hattie), Elizabeth Ellen (Ella), Elmer and Ellis
Bef. 1880
Scoville
Sandie  
WILSONBef 1882Connie SnyderWilson Family Web page
WOLF
Jacob C. Wolf and Agnes, children George, Clara, Edward, Frank, Virgil living in Phillips, Hamilton County in the 1900 census.
1900 Carol Wolf   
YOUNGpre 1900?Joy Francine KIRK Little  
        
        



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