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1898 News Extracts
Fairbury Gazette, Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska

Extracts by Brenda Busing



Event codes key:
          A - Accident
          B - Birth
          D - Death
          M - Marriage
          O - Obituary
          AV - Anniversary
          BD - Birthday
          CR - Crime
          MU - Murder
          MV - Moved
          SR - School Report


D: January 1, 1898 p. 4: c. 1
Death of Charley Emery

M: January 1, 1898 p. 4: c. 2
Marriage of Geo. B. Spraggins & Ms. Eastman

M: January 1, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Marriage of August Baruth & Maggie Richard

B: January 1, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Birth of boy to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lieber

M: January 1, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Marriage of Geo. W. Hughes and Emma Phillips

D: January 1, 1898 p. 5: c. 4
Mrs. Curtis died (Mother of Sydney)

B: January 1, 1898 p. 5: c. 5
Birth of girl to Mr. and Mrs. Speenburgh

O: January 8, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Obit for Catharine Reed Curtis, died Dec. 30, 1897 at home of son
Sydney Curtis.

M: January 8, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Marriage of James La Porte & Eula Blee

MU: January 8, 1898 p. 5: c. 3 & 4
Murder of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Baker & suicide of their killer - Wm. Baker

D: January 8, 1898 p. 5: c. 5
Death of E. H. Crutcher - son-in-law of Mrs. A. E. Thomas

O: January 15, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Henry Nutzman obituary

M: January 15, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Wedding of Jarchow and Hummell

D: January 22, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Death of child of Chas. York

B: January 22, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Birth of Gahagen baby girl.

D: January 22, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Death of Phoebe Bonawitz

M: January 22, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Wedding of Holmes and Brown

M: January 22, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Wedding of Swartz and Dawson

O: January 22, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Obituary of Minnie Nutzman

SR: January 22, 1898 p. 5: c. 4
School Report of Dist. 78

D: January 29, 1898 p. 4: c. 1
Death of Mrs. George Helvey

B: January 29, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Birth of baby girl to O.B. Reeder

A: January 29, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Watkins boy loses arm.

D: January 29, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Death and obit for J.R. Burks

SR: January 29, 1898 p. 5: c. 4
School Roll for Silver Creek

B: February 5, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Birth of girl to Mr. & Mrs. Martin Hansen

B: February 5, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Birth of girl to Mr. & Mrs. John Shaw

BD: February 5, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Birthday of Earl Blackburn (10)

M: February 5, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Marriage of Bagg and Kendall

B: February 12, 1898 p. 4: c. 1
Birth of twins to Jay Wagoner

B: February 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Birth of a boy to Mr. & Mrs. Jasper Johnson

D: February 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Death of Mrs. Joseph Sarbach's mother, Mrs. Simon Friend

D: February 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Death fo Mrs. C.S. Broderick

D: February 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Death of Mrs. Marie A. Huber

D: February 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Death of Benj. A. Royce

A: February 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Hebron fire

BD: February 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 5
Mosier girls birthday

D: February 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 5
George Reed baby died

B: February 19, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Birth of girl to Mr. and Mrs. McCue

D: February 19, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Volney Osborn died

D: February 19, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
L. L. Lewis died

MV: February 19, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Scott Merrill moves to Wymore

D: February 19, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Death of Chas. Gross infant daughter.

D: February 19, 1898 p. 5: c. 3

B: February 26, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Baby girl born to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Jehu

D: February 26, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Drake, living south of town, died last Saturday
and was buried Sunday.

AV: February 26, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Anniversary March 12 of G.A.R. Hall dedication

D: February 26, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Peterson died Thursday morning

M: February 26, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Marriage of Thompson and Ms. Hattie Tibbets

M: February 26, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Married Ms. Mamie Smalldon and Wm. F. Karges

B: March 5, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Girl born to Mr. and Mrs. Victor Meyer

M: March 5, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Marriage of Therassa Zimmerman and Ira K. Holmes

MV: March 12, 1898 p. 4: c. 2
Uncle Levi Karschner moved from Daykin to Wilcox, Neb.

M: March 12, 1898 p. 4: c. 2
Wedding of Mollie Smith to Homer Bacon

B: March 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Brakeman Singles father of baby boy born Thursday.

M: March 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Will Ireland married

D: March 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
James Pearston wife died.

D: March 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Death of Mrs. Elizabeth Thiesen, wife of Peter Sr. age 71

D: March 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Death of S.S. Stacy age 52 at Phoenix, AZ.

O: March 12, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Obit for Mrs. Mary Pearston wife of James, age 59

D: March 19, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Death of F.W. Voswinkle

M: March 19, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Wedding of Robert Lakey and Anna Larson

M: March 19, 1898p. 5: c. 2
Wedding of Rilla Lloyd and H.M. Harris

B: March 26, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Boy born to Mr. and Mrs. Jno Harris Jr.

D: March 26, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Death of John Burnham

M: March 26, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Wedding of Olivia Blauser to Rev. Duncan B. McLaughlin

BD: March 26, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
DeWitt Taylor 10th birthday party

Fairbury Gazette, Saturday,

M: April 2, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Wedding of Jas. F. Welch and Myrtie Johnson

M: April 2, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Wedding of Ephream Lewis and Susana Fornof, ages 65 & 66.

D: April 2, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Death of Fred Foreman

D: April 2, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Death of Emma McCoy McClintock

D: April 2, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Viola C. Bacon died, age 47

B: April 2, 1898 p. 5: c. 4
Birth of a girl to Geo. Yancey's

D: April 9, 1898 p. 5: c. 6
Death of Mrs. Isaac Gardner

B: April 16, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. C.G. Catlin

M: April 16, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Wedding of Jack Fitton and Alice Meyers

M: April 23, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Wedding of Jospeh Raska and Agnes Pearl

M: April 23, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Wedding of Albert Zweifel and Minnie Kenning

M: April 23, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Wedding of Geo. Howatt and Julia Shea

BD: April 23, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Edith Dopp 17th birthday (Silver Creek)

M: April 30, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Wedding of Frederick Bergan and Carrie Grissom

D: April 30, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Wm. G. Adams fell dead at Quinn Church

M: April 30, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Wedding of Geo. L. Frazier and Laura Sullivan

M: April 30, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Wedding of Johann Dreder Von Nethen, age 72 and ____, age 55.

D: April 30, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Death of Geo. W. Geyer

D: April 30, 1898 p. 5: c. 4
Death of Geo. Weed

D: May 7, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Death of Joseph Hiner, age 75

D: May 7, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Death of Conductor Geo. Weed

M: May 14, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Marriage of Wm. Messing and Lillie Erwin

D: May 14, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Death of Solomon Swartz

M: May 14, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Married John Ginn and Mary Hancock

D: May 14, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Death of Eva M. Corey, age 24, daughter of Elder Theo Johnson

M: May 14, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Married at Helvey May 11, 1898 Emma Moody and George F. Diller

D: May 14, 1898 p. 5: c. 5
Solomon Swartz, age 81, dies at son Samuel's home.

B: May 21, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Leary on Monday last a girl.

B: May 21, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ed L. Simpkins, on Saturday, a son.

B: May 21, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Birth fo a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Shaw

D: May 21, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Death of Mrs. Jno. Duykendalls' father in Osceola, IA.

D: May 21, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Death of Mrs. E. H. Moon

AV: May 21, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Fiftieth Wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Shamberger.

D: May 21, 1898 p. 5: c.5
Death of Ed Moon's wife (Silver Creek)

M: May 28, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
John Witt and MattieGroathouse married

M: May 28, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
M.L. Moon and Eliza J. Cox, both of Reynolds were married

D: May 28, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Death of infant born to Mr. and Mrs. B.S. Baker. Mrs. B is seriously ill.

D: May 28, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
James Tolleth died May 22 in Vesta, Johnson, Nebraska. Father of Geo. Tolleth.

BD: May 28, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
17th birthday of Lillian Davis

CR: May 28, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Stabbing of Thomas Love by Frank Ireland at Plymouth

M: June 4, 1898 p. 5: c. 1
Newton Reynolds and Carrie Palmer Wed.

BD: June 4, 1898 p. 5: c. 1

Wanda McCoy celebrates 6th birthday, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. McCoy.

D: June 4, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Ex - Gov. C.C. Carpenter of Iowa who died of Brights Disease last Monday at his home in Ft. Dodge,
that state, was a brother of our townsman F.D. Carpenter. the deceased was 74 years old and had
been a very prominent figure in Iowa politics.

M: June 4, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Adam Liebrack 30, to Barbara Oerter, 23

M: June 4, 1898 p. 5: c. 2
Christian J. Knoche 27, to Elsie Caroline Hinricks, 16.

A: June 4, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
E.B. Flansburg hurt in runaway.

D: June 4, 1898 p. 5: c. 3
Claude Morris drowned in Little Blue, age 15.


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