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Merrick County, Nebraska


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Scrapbook of Mrs. C. J. (Elizabeth) Dittmer

News, additional obituaries, clips of all sorts - including marriages, community activities, etc.
Contributed by
Lois Dittmer Fairfield

Extractions from the Silver Creek Times
Published in the NSGS ANCESTREE

Newsbits from the Grand Island Independent (Hall County)


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News Bits for Merrick County, NE

13-18 September 1880

First Official NE G.A.R. Reunion was held at Central City, NE.
(part of NE in Civil War website)
     News from the Merrick County ITEM.
     News from the Central City COURIER.


from The Nonpareil
History of Merrick County plus "In Memoriam"
Articles and Editorials related to the Spanish American War
Bits of social news, some editorials, etc.
     Wedding - Jacob ITA and Minnie WEGNER

22 Jun 1901 Central City Republican, pg 4 col 6 - Baird/White wedding
10 Aug 1901 Central City Republican, pg 5 col 1 - Goerl/Simms wedding
17 Aug 1901 Central City Republican, pg 5 col 4 - Shelton/Quizenbery wedding
24 Aug 1901 Central City Republican, pg 4 col 2 - Clarks fire & Fire down town
31 Aug 1901 Central City Republican, pg 5 col 5 - Lambers/Dustman wedding
19 Sep 1901 Central City Republican, pg 5 col 1 - Axel Levene
28 Sep 1901 Central City Republican, pg 3 col 4 - Graves/Hendricks shooting
8 & 15 December 1904 Social news from Central City DEMOCRAT
23 Sep 1909 Hamilton County Horsethief
abt 10 December 1914 Social news from Clarks ENTERPRISE?
1918-1919 News related to WW I
9 April 1920 Social news from Clarks ENTERPRISE
1922 Palmer JOURNAL - History of Loup Valley and vicinity of Palmer
1922-1923 Silver Creek SAND - Marriage and death of Joe KAWA
24 Jan 1934 Schuyler Sun, "Mr. & Mrs. Ed POLLARD ...Colfax Co. ... Golden ... Anniversary (bro. of John H. Pollard)
30 Apr 2007

Descendents of Fred N. and Emma (Luebbe) PETERS -

See archives of Grand Island Independent for article "Love, family bonds endure / Fifth sibling joins ranks of brothers, sisters celebrating 50th wedding anniversary. 

Additional info - History of Merrick Co. Nebraska, Vol I pp 319 (WF Peters), 349 (O&M Scheer); assorted marriage records.

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