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NEW BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY

Books Donated:
1991 NEBRASKA AND MIDWEST (MOSTLY OBITUARIES FROM LOS ANGELES CA TIMES donated by Ted Jr. and Carole Miller of Buena Park, CA, is a 140 page 3-ring notebook with index. The articles list the date of the newspaper.

Beatrice Bell of Blame, WA sent the following three items:
1916 OTOE COUNTY NE EIGHTH GRADE GRADUATION EXERCISES is a small brochure listing the names of graduates and teachers from each rural school, the St. Bernard's Acadamy and several city schools.
TRANSFER DAYNEBRASKA CITY NE a brochure of the Nebraska City Chamber of Commerce listing the events taking place when Arbor Lodge and Morton Park were officially presented to the State of NE on 27 Sept. 1923. Many names are listed who were
involved in the parade, program, reception and chamber officers and directors.
OFFICIAL PROGRAM OF TRANSFER OF ARBOR LODGE & MORTON PARK TO STATE OF NEBRASKA
Chamber officers, directors, transfer day program committee members and financial committee are listed.

Ray and Ellen DeVries of Lincoln donated the following 93 items.
KNOW NEBRASKA 1933, a 22 page pamphlet prepared for distribution to all county school superintendants and P.T.A. 's for "A State Day Program in every School" by the Nebraska Congress. The information in this publication was to make every person in the state familiar with the history of the state. IRON EYE'S FAMILY THE CHILDREN OF JOSEPH LaFLESCHE a 225 page soft bound book is the story of Joseph LaFlesche, half French, half Indian who lived with the Omaha, the Otoe and Pawnee tribes during his boyhood. He had multiple wives but only two bore him children who reached adulthood. He served as chief of the Omaha Tribe.
A FRONTIER LIFE SKETCHES AND INCIDENTS OF HOMES IN THE WEST a 313 page hard bound book published by Rev. Charles W. Wells of Onq, NE is The life experience story of a Methodist minister, born in Iowa, migrating to Illinois, Kansas and Nebraska where he spent the rest of his life in many counties durinq two marriages in Indian Territory.
AMERICAN INDIANS
a 76 page soft cover book is a teaching guide on how they lived including Nebraska Indians.
1972 NEBRASKA BLUE BOOK, a 907 page hard bound book with index.
THE PIRATEBRCCK NEBRASKA HIGH SCHOOL ANNUAL
for years 1956, 1958 and 1960. Each hard bound year book has many photographs of faculty and students.
THE AMERICAN WEST 2 issues in 1969. The magazine of Western History published six times a year in California.
THE FAMILY FINDER7 issues A unique genealogical query magazine published in Omaha, Ne in 1979 and 1980.
GENEALOGICAL HELPER
76 issues

Ruth Anna Hicks of Lincoln donated the following 103 items.
DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION MAGAZINE October 1976 to November 1979 51 issues. A monthly publication published in Washington D.C. by the National Society of the Daughters of the American REvolution.
GOOD OLD DAYS May 1977 issue is a maqazine published in New Hampshire features memories of the old days, recipes, poems and photos, etc.
GENEALOGICAL WEEKA feature section of the Weekly Antique Week publication. 52 issues published in 1991.
TAY VALLEY FAMILY HISTORIAN
- May 1991, a 40 page quarterly published in Dundee, Scotland has family histories, queries, parishes, Catholic records, map, list of new members, etc.


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FREE MASONRY IN THE HOLY LAND 1875, donated by Ellen DeVries of Lincoln, a 600 page hard bound book with index published in 1875, is the compilation of Masonic researches in Asia, Syria, Palestine, Egypt and Europe.

Dorothy Bunker of Milliqan donated the following 4 items
SALINE COUNTY AUTO LICESE DIRECTORIES FOR 1980, 1989 and 1991 with indexes of advertisers, are soft cover books listing the names of vehicle owners with their addresses.
1986 HASTINGS AREA REGIONAL TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
lists names in Adams, Webster, Nuckolls, Thayer, Fillmore, Clay, Merrick and York Counties and small parts of Hall, Seward, P61k and Saline Counties.
TULSA ANNALS 3 issues for 199091, donated by Tern Hughes Walker of Tulsa, OK, is the official publication of the Tulsa Genealogical Society at Tulsa, OK has information of interest to a genealogist, just like our quarter, "The Nebraska Ancestree".

BOOKS PURCHASED BY THE SOCIETY

NEBRASKAOUR TOWNS: Central Southeast a 232 page hard bound book with surname index has short histories and photos of towns in the counties of Butler, Clay, Fillmore, Hamilton, Nuckolls, Polk, Saline, Seward, Thayer and York,

LYNCH CENTENNIAL HISTORY BOOK 18921992 a 484 page hard bound book has the history of the town along with high school alumni members, nicknames, golden wedding celebrants with year, veterans, tombstone information from 8 cemeteries and 323 pages of family histories in alphabetical order.

HISTORY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY NEBRASKA a 350 paqe hard bound book published in 1937, includes first white settlers, listing of veterans from 3 wars and many names in establishments of towns.

PERSONALITIES OF THE WEST AND MIDWEST 7th Edition a 270 page hard bound book of very short biographies in alphabetical order along with several rosters of names of members of the American Biographical Institute. 8th Edition has 425 pages of information like the 7th Edition.

WHO'S WHO IN NEW ENGLAND Volume 31938 a 1411 page hard bound book of biographies of living men and women of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachussetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

UNION COLLEGE Lincoln Ne 1891-1941 a 230 page hard bound book is the history of the college including short biographies of the presidents and a listing of faculty personnal.

1909 LINCOLN CITY DIRECTORY a 795 page hard bound book has an alphabetical listing also including Bethany, Burnham, College View, Havelock, Normal, University Place, West Lincoln, Yankee Hill and Lancaster County taxpayers along with address and occupation.

1961 LARANIE WYOMING CITY DIRECTORY including Albany County Wyo., a 450 page hard bound cover book lists residents, businesses and taxpayers.

1916 LANCASTER COUNTY FARM AND VILLAGE DIRECTORY a 148 page hard cover book listing rural residents name, address and other information. Seperate listings of residents in each village.


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1914 IOOF GRAND LODGE OF NEBRASKA PROCEEDINGS a 190 page hard cover book of financial reports with names of deceased and death date. A list of all lodqes in the state is included with number of members in each.

MASSACHUSSETTS VITAL RECORDS TO 1850-8 hard bound books
LINCOLN MA 179 paqes of births, deaths & marriaqes
HINSDALE MA 98 pages of all three
MANCHESTER MA 296 pages of all three
DUDLEY, MA 288 pages of all three
WAYLAND MA 160 pages of all three
SHERBORN, MA 229 pages of all three
ANDOVER MA Vol. I 390 pages of only births
IOXBURY MA Vol. I 398 pages of only births

O'NEIL CENTENNIAL HISTORY BOOK 1874-1974 a 160 page soft bound book explains the town history in story and photos with large present day advertisements on each page.

MERRICK COUNTY'S 100th YEAR 1858-1958 a 72 page soft cover book has a chronology history of the county and a short history of each town with a few very short stories of some early pioneers.

EARLY HISTORY Of COZAD AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITY an 84 page soft bound book, has many stories written about the early pioneers who established the town.

HISTORY OF SUMNER NEBRASKA 1890-1965 a 42 page soft bound book has a history of the town, list of high school graduates begining in 1899, list of World War I and II veterans, voters in 1938 and residents over 75 years of aqe.

STORIES OF NUCKOLLS COUNTY FOR 100 YEARS a 135 page spiral bound book of history of the county, each town and reminiscences of the early days.

FALLS CITY CENTENNIAL 1857-1957 a 100 page soft bound book of history of the town, churches, organizations, businesses, military and some family stories.

CEDAR BLUFFSIN DAYS PAST 1886-1986 a 178 page spiral bound book of history and 53 pages of family histories. Featured are photos of graduates from 1921 to 1985 and all the present classes in school in 1985. Many old school class pictures are included.

SYRACUSE CENTENNIAL HISTORY 1871-1971 a 150 page soft bound book with index has its history written by each decade along with war history.

LUTHER MEMORIAL EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH SILVER ANNIVERSARY 19161941

SYRACUSE, NE is a small 42 page soft bound book of brief history of the church its council, organizations etc. There is an alphabetical list of baptized and communicant memberships.

1977 GAGE COUNTY RURAL RESIDENT DIRECTORY of 52 pages has a map of the county, each township along with alphabetical list of all rural residents.

1977 JEFFERSON COUNTY RURAL RESIDENT DIRECTORY of 36 pages has the same information as above.

JOHN HENRY KAGI & THE OLD HOME CABIN HOME-NEBRASKA CITY, a 60 page soft cover book,
a story of john Brown's Cave, an early pioneer during the years 1851 to 1864.


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MASONRY IN NEBRASKA 18571957 a 177 page hard bound book describes the beginning of Masonry in Nebraska, education of orphans, establishing the Nebraska Masonic Home and the Nebraska Orphan Home, etc.

NATIONAL GUARD OF THE STATE OF NEBRASKA 1939, a 117 page hard bound book includes historical sketches from Civil War and World War I including names of distinguished Nebraska soldiers during World War I. Photographs of officers, various branches and each company in the state with rank.

SCRIBNER CENTENNIAL HISTORY 1871-1971 a 198 page spiral bound book with many stories and photo from the past and present.

WHO'S WHO IN FREMDNT 1915, a 120 page hard bound book contains the portraits and biographies of prominent professional and business men in alphabetical order.

1980 WANE COLLEGE ALUMNI DIRECTORY a 185 page soft bound book has an alphabetical listing of graduates names and addresses, geographical listing and class listing beginning with the year 1874.

HISTORY OF NEBRASKATHE LAND AND THE PEOPLE Volume I a 1097 page hard bound book with index for all three volumes is the actual history of Nebraska from prehistoric man to 1931 when the three volumes were published. Volume II of 523 pages and Volume III of 515 pages, are hard cover books with biographies and many photos of prominent Nebraskans.

WAKEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI DIRECTORY 1892-1962 a 57 page small booklet lists graduates by year.

1929 BUFFALO COUNTY FARM DIRECTORY a 116 page soft bound book lists the Farm Bureau officers and township directors along with names of rural residents in alphabetical order in each township.

CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF HALLAM, NE 1892-1992 a 288 page hard bound book has a history of the town, 100 year family farms, officers through the years of the village, volunteer fire dept. rescue unit, telephone and stockholders and 120 pages of family histories.

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TREE STUMPS TREE STUMPS

Queries should be submitted on 3 x 5 cards. Your name and address should be at the top left hand corner. Limit to 50 words. Queries from NSGS members do not have to have a Nebraska connection. Non members must have a Nebraska connection and each query must be accompanied by $2.00 for each. Please..include dates (or approximate dates) and locations in your query. Capitalize surnames. Send queries to: NSGS Query Editor. P.O. Box 5608. Lincoln. NE 68505-0608.

VAN LOON   DEWEESE/DEWIESE   THOMPSON
Would like to correspond with descendants of Ernest VAN LOON who was living at Lincoln, NE in 1901, also of Emma DEWEESE/ DEWIESE who was living at Adams, NE in 1901. They were the grandson and daughter of Jonathan THOMPSON who came to Mason Co. IL in 1856. Jonathan THOMPSON is buried at Tecumseh, NE.
Marguerite Butzow, 1213 County Rd 2125E, St. Joseph, IL 61873

MULLIN   GOSSER
Seeking information on George MULLIN born April 1839 in PA, parents George & Elizabeth, married Anna m. GOSSER whose pars. were Henry & Delilah GOSSER born Dec. 1859 PA. Children of George and Anna were Mattie, Walter and Charles. LIDMILA BENISH BESSMER SCHADMANN SCHLECHT KIESTER SPANGLER HASELHORST REDENBAUGH
Seeking information on the above families. Frank & Josephine LIDMILA came to NE in 1872. Frank died short thereafter & Josephine mar. John Ferdinand KIESTER in 1874. Josephine died in 1907. What happened to John?
Joyce Fagerness, 4538 West 129th St., Savage, MN 55378

KUHL   RIPLINGER   LEY   JONES
Wish to contact desc, Mike KUHL & Margaret RIPLINGER. Also Mike RIPLINGER & Mary LEY. One bro. of M. KUIIL, Jacob P. moved to Cottonwood Falls, KS about 1870? Have photos taken in Cottonwood Falls & Shepard City, NE not identified. Will reimburse costs.
Fred & Mary Kuhl, 3251 So. 45 St., Greenfield, WI 53219

BAKER   LOVELL
Need death date & burial place for Theodore Silas BAKER who was the father of Estella Louisa born to Flora Louisa LOVELL on 7 June 1867 in Sioux City, Iowa. Family tradition says Estella visited her father as a teenager in Omaha and that he was a judge or justice of peace. He lived to almost 100 years.
Mrs. Evelyn I. Lovell, 905 Antelope Drive, Riverton, WY 825012503 Phone (307) 8569670

APPLEMAN   UPTEGROVE
Mrs. Harry APPLEMAN , maiden name: ?Mary/or Elizabeth UPTEGROVE ca 1888?1949, Lincoln, ? County, NE. Born ?1869 or 1888 MO or NE; died ?1949 ?NE. Buried Alvo Cem. near


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Lincoln, ?Co., WE. Rev. Edward Lovel UPTEGROVE born 7 June 1840 Lincoln Co., NO; died 14 June 1919 ? Co., Iowa; buried June 1919 Alvo/Alva Cem. near Lincoln, ?Co., NE. Ca: 18881919 Brownville, NE, Alvo/Alva, NE, Peru, NE.
Richard McKinsey, 505 14 St, Apt. 2, Modesto, CA 953542502

BUTLER   BARLOW
Seeking information or descendants or parents of my great grandparents: Charles W. BUTLER b 1842 in Ohio; d 1934; mar. Nancy J. BARLOW b 1847 in KY, d 1936. Both died in Friend, NE; bur Andreus Cem. Children: Dora, Ella, John, George, Benjamin, Samuel, Arthur.
MCDONALD   DILLON
Seeking information or descendants of my great grandparents James Harvey MCDONALD b 1841 Tenn, d 1914, mar. 1866 in Lancaster Co. NE to Sarah A. DILLON b 1850, d 1881. They homesteaded at Turkey Creek in Saline Co. in 1867. Both bur. Gilbert's Cemetery.
Barbara Ragland, 380 O'Brien Way, Sparks, NV 89431

WILKINS   FROST
Seeking info on James & Etta WILKINS. Need Etta's maiden name. James d 1900. First wife was Emily FROST. 2nd wife was Etta N. (unknown). 4 children by 1st mar.: Lena, Luther, Harry and Lizzie all born in Iowa. 5th child Ruth was born to James & Etta on 19 Dec. 1899 in Beatrice, NE.
Lavonne Van Winkle, 5311 Gas Line Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88001

UNGER   FAUST   SONES   FAUS   JOHNSON  HESS   BRITTON/BRITTAIN
Seeking pars of John UNGER and wf Mary Elizabeth FAUST. John b c1800 PA, d Nov/Dec 1859 Lycoming Co. PA. Mary E. b c1805, d c1845 Lycoming Co. PA. Children: Matilda b 1825 Columbia Co. PA (Isaac SONES); Lafayette b c1830 Columbia Co. (Elizabeth Jane FAUS); George Wash. b 1831 Columbia Co. PA (Rebecca JOHNSON); William N. b 1834 Lycoming Co. PA (Arminta J. HESS), d Cherokee Co. IA; John Wesley b1838 Lycoming Co. PA (Rebecca BRTTTON/BRITTAIN), d 1919 Adams Co. NE; Daniel b 1840 Lycoming Co. PA (Rosetta Ellen SONES), d 1913 Cherokee Co. IA. Matilda d 1864 Sullivan Co. PA; Lafayette & George Wash. d Columbia Co. PA.
Georgene Morris Sones, 12224 Franklin Circle Omaha, NE 681541302

SMITH
George E. SMITH, age 29 yrs, b March 1871, Wisc., lvd Potter Pct., Cheyenne Co. 1900. Does anyone have any information on this man? MC NEE/MC NIE MC ALLISTER/MC ALISTER
If anyone has access to "ScottishAmerican Wills 16501900" purchased by the society, would they please check for the surnames MC NEE/MC NIE & MC ALLISTER/MC ALISTER. Will reimburse postage/copying.
Mary V. Clinton, 8119 N. Orchard Prairie Rd. Spokane, WA 992079707


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NOVAK MARESKA(O)
Searching for any information on the following family: Frank & Mary NOVAK NARESKA(O) pars of two sons: John (b 1885) & Phillip (b 3 Apr 1895) in either St. Paul (Howard Co) or Lincoln (Lancaster Co). Believed to be Czech descent. Sons may have been orphaned at an early age.
Mrs. Shirley Naresko, 4504 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915

STEWART
Peter STEWART migrated from Perth Co, Ontario to Blair, NE. Died 1870 in Fremont (Dodge Co), NE a victim of TB. Need date & place of birth of spouse & offspring; date & place of marriages; date & place of their deaths; place where intered.
BONNELL ALEXANDER
Interested in information about Carrie BONNELL who mar. George B. ALEXANDER (b 3 Feb 1874 in Exeter). They eventually mvd to California. Aberdeenshire, Scotland
I'm still having difficulty learning a Port of Entry! Did anyone else have immigrant ancestors from Aberdeenshire, Scotland who settled in Nebr. ca1872? Which port did they enter? I've contacted them all!! HAWKINSON ALEXANDER
Interested in information about Anna HAWKINSON b 1870 Copenhagan, Denmark; mar. 5 Oct 1897 to William N. ALEXANDER of Exeter; d Nov 1954 with bur in Exeter.
Arlen H. Alexander, 27 Jess Lane, McDonald, PA 15057

SMITH
If anyone has access to NEBRASKA STATE HISTORY OF THE DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, 1929, a 550 page book would they please check for Curtis S. SMITH, d 23 Jan. 1910 at Soldiers Home in Milford, NE. Bur Blue Mound Cemetery in Milford. Will reimburse postage/copying.
SMITH WHITNEY
Clifford E. SMITH, b Aug 1898, Kans. Father was Curtis S. SMITH; mother, Orpha WHITNEY. Clifford as age 2 yrs on 1900 Nebr. Soundex; he was age 11 on 1910 census Phelps Co., Hoidrege City. Would like any info on this man.
HUGHES GOSLINE BRUNZ DARNALL VanCLEVE
Would like info about Frank HUGHES b 17 July 1865, NY. Fam moved to Greene Co. IA, then Holt Co. NE. Frank mar. Daisy GOSLINE, 1 Aug 1892 Fairfax, Gregory, SD. Is believed to have been a Pony Express rider along Niobrara. Children: Carmen b Sept 1893, mar. BRUNZ; Arnum b Sept 1894, mar. Hazel DARNALL; Lucy b Feb 1896/98, mar. Earl Van CLEVE. EVERLY DOYLE FIREBAUGH SLAGLE
Would like info about family of Isaac EVERLY & Martha DOYLE of Belmont Co. OH, ca 1870. Dau Allie May b 19 Sept 1872 moved with/without? fam to Falls City, Richardson Co. NE, mar 1st Alvin L. FIREBAUGH, mar 2nd Ben SLAGLE. FIREBAUGH children: Floyd Ester b 21 Dec 1893; Ethel Leola b 9 June 1896; William Edwin b 29 April 1898. No issue by SLAGLE. Allie May SLAGLE d 23 FEb 1907, Falls City.
Tern Hughes Walker, 812 N. Columbia Ave., Tulsa, OK 74110


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TAYLOR   GIBSON   SMOOT   MAUL   MOORE
Need correspondence with desc. of Joseph TAYLOR b c1821? VA. Mar. Constance GIBSON in Harrison Co., MO. Went to Michigan with bro John Wray TAYLOR & 2 sis. Children: John R. mar. Ellen SNOOT; Emma mar. MAUK; Minor mar. Ella MOORE. Lvd Otoe, Nemaha Cog. NE. Died when, where?
Gertrude Herds, 1223 Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell, ID 83605

SMITH
Ernest J. SMITH, b 28 Mar 1866 Wisc., lvd Holdrege, Phelps Co., NE 19001926. Wf was Josephene Mary. Does anyone have any info on this family? 1909 Holdrege Directory shows Ernest J. SMITH as prop. of Elkhorn Barn, 723 Blame. 1926 dir. lists E. J. SMITH at 606 Arthur St. last known.
Does anyone have any info on this SMITH family? 1910 census Hoidrege City, Phelps Co. NE shows Orpha SMITH, age 20 yrs; Nellie SMITH, age 13 yrs; Clifford SMITH, age 4 yrs. Children of Ernest J. & J. Mary SMITH.
Mary V. Clinton, 8119 N. Orchard Prairie Rd., Spokane, WA 992079707

RICHARDS   BROWNELL   THORNBURG   SCHULTS   BARNES   SONES   HALL
Need info on children of Benjamin RICHARDS & wf Nancy HALL. All ch b Champaign Co. OH except last child. Susan b c1845; John N b c1847; Letha Jane d prior June 1905 in Kingman Co KS, mar. George BROWNELL; Abigail b 1852, mar 1872 George W. THORNBURG, d June 1905 Nance Co. NE; Lawler, mar. Mary Mae SCHULTS; Angelina A., mar 14. Henry BARNES, d 1918 Cherokee Co. IA; Charles 18591928 Cherokee Co. IA; Cora Mae b 1867 Delaware Co. IA; mar. Steven Ellis SONES, d 1933 Cherokee Co. IA. Benj. b 1819 Ohio (where?), mar. 1841 Madison Co. OH to Nancy HALL. Benj. d 1871 Delaware Co. IA (bur Fayette Co); Nancy b 1824; d 13 Sept 1900 Cherokee Co. IA
Georgene Morris Sones, 12224 Franklin Circle, Omaha, NE 681541302

GOSLINE   MOSHER
Would like to cors. with desc of William H. GOSLINE. Mar. 1st Cordelia mar 2nd Martha L. MOSHER b 17 Aug 1873 Union Co. SD. Children: George b 1858 OH; Dollie b 1860 OH; Allison b 1862 OH; Cassie? b 1867 OH; Bertie b 1870 NE; Don Pratt b 1874 NE; Dessie E. b 1875 NE; Daisy A. b 1877 NE; Delia L b 1878 NE; Dora L. b 1880 Dixon Co, NE; Della M. b 1881 Dixon Co. NE; Emily C. b 1883 Dixon Co. NE; Flora D. b 1884 Alcester, SD; Ben H. b 1889 SD; Priscilla R. b 1894 SD.
Tern Hughes Walker, 812 N. Columbia Ave., Tulsa, OK 74110

COX   FLEMING
Dr. David A. COX, born ca 1792, died 1859; married Amy FLEMING, born 1806, died 1881, His nephew, Sanford Cox born 1811, died 1877, married Lovins FLEMING, 12 July 1838/9 probably in LaFayette, Ind. Parents of Any and Lovina.
Mrs. Ruth Anna Hicks, 6703 Holdrege St., Lincoln, Ne 685051659

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SLATER   VANWYE
Seeking info on Enoch SLATER, son of Samuel & Sally Ann VANWYE SLATER. And other SLATERS that are related.
PIERCE   VANWYE   CARLIN
Seeking Francis Jane PIERCE, dau of David & Maria VANWYE CARLIN. Born 1859, m Charles PIERCE 1877.
BUSH   CAMERON   VANWYE
Seeking Susan May BUSH CAMERON, dau of Levi & Atallia VANWYE BUSH. Ch include: Harry, Ollie May & Ethel Atallia CAMERON.
Seeking info on Levi BUSH & wf Atallia VANWYE. Believed d in Furnace (Furnas) Co NE. Ch: Susan May BUSH CAMERON, Phillip Cameron BUSH & Levi BUSH Jr. Need death d & bur location & obit info.
M.A.;K.L. Williams, 200 Marian Ave., Bellevue, NE 680052429

JENKINS   PARKS
Issachar Wesley JENKINS, b OH 1828, to Adams Co NE 1880; to Valley Co 1885; Buffalo & Hall Cos. D 1910 Bethany, Lancaster Co. Wf Darthula PARKS d Grand Island 1908. Ch: Lewis, Adelbert, Zebulon, Charles, Eli, Linus, Minnie & Ella. Seek desc/researchers.
Mr. George E. Mac Veigh, 9313 Renshaw Dr, Bethesda, MI 20817

BROLUND   LAURIDSEN/LARSEN   MORTSON
Seeking info on gp who immigrated to the US from Denmark in 1909. They are Valdemar BROLUND (b 12 Oct 1882) & wf Petrea Marie LAURIDSEN BROLUND (b 16 Jan 1877). Their ch: Christine Marie BROLUND (b 15 Aug 1905) & Mary Cathrine BROLUND (b 7 Feb 1908). They went to Petrea's bro's farm in Marquette, NE. His name was Henry LAURIDSEN/LARSEN. A death cert of my ggf was signed by Henry LARSEN, dated 19 Aug 1928 in Marquette. Supposedly the remainder of the fam came at the same time or shortly after my gps they were Martin Maijland LAURIDSEN (b 23 Aug 1844) & his 2nd wf?. A dau by 1st m was Margrette LAURIDSEN & 2 ch by the 2nd m, Signe & Bert LAURIDSEN. Margrett LAURIDSEN m Bob MORTSON of Omaha & they adopted Bob & Texas MORTSON.
My gps mvd to Chappell c1914 & farmed in the US for about 10 yrs. They went back to Denmark c1919 or 1920 & fm there went to Canada in May 1921. Need info on the family & desc.
Nola Brolund Reid, 162 Bruce Ct, Penticton, B.C., V2A 6C4, Canada

STRADLEY   JONES
Seeking info on gggf, Elisha STRADLEY who d 1 May 1891, and his wf, Jane Ann JONES STRADLEY who d. 1890. Both d Greenwood, Cass Co NE.
Lois L. Stradley, 602 No. Naches Ave., Yakima, WA 98901

SUTTON
Desire info on the following SUTTONS: Franklin b 1863 IN; Sherman b 1864 IN; Grant b 1871 Blair, Washington Co NE; Ada b 1873 Blair, NE. Would like to cors with any desc.
Constance Parker Gram, 28097 Ave 138, Porterville, CA 93257
Lancaster Co. Schools Need location & names of the country schools in Lancaster Co in the 1880's. Roster of students would be appreciated.
Patricia Cole, 3649 Converse, Torrington, WY 822401511


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KINGHAM   MOORE
Seeking info or any desc of Oliver & Attie MOORE KINGHAM of Pawnee Co. Children: Cora Ellen; Carrie Belle; Julia Nettie; Myrtle Irene; Howard Samuel.
Mrs. John Kingham, RR1 Box 123, Norton, KS 67654

GWYNN   GYNN   ELWESS   SHAFER
Wish to exchange info on Myrtle Hilda GWYNN b 18 Aug 1887 in? Myrtle ml Alfred ELWESS on 18 Apr 1907, m2 Josephus SHAFER in 1920/21 (both in Cherry Co NE). Myrtle d 23 Nov 1968 in New Mexico. Who were her pars? Her mother's first name was Ida.
SHAFER   MORGAN  GWYNN   GYNN
Who were the pars of Josepus SHAFER b 1871 in md; mar 1st Mary E. MORGAN & 2nd Myrtle Hilda GWYNN/GYNN? Josephus had a bro, Tom SHAFER. Josephus was a farmer in Cherry Co NE, but later moved to New Mexico where he d 7 May 1936.
Jo Lynn Shafer Ritchie, P0 Box 21034, Seattle, WA 98111

REIGLE   ANDING   WENZEL   WINCERD
Amos Thomas REIGLE (b 11 Oct 1872) in Madison, NE; m Theresa Elizabeth ANDING. Amos' pars: John Wesley REIGLE (18491924) & LaVina WENZEL (b&d?). They had 6 ch. John Wesley's pars: Amos T. REIGLE (18171903) & Mary WINGERD. Does anyone have info to share?
ANDING   WILZEL   REIGLE
Edward ANDING (b 1845 Germany), m Elizabeth WILZEL (b 1845 Germany) married, died when & where? Six ch, 3rd was Theresa Elizabeth ANDING REIGLE, my ggm. Looking for relatives to exchange info. First 5 ch were b in Wisc. When & where was Matilda born?
Alice Kay Prentice Springer, P0 Box 113, Mullen, NE 69152

BURT   DAY
Seeking info on the fam of Joseph BURT & wf, Emily DAY. They came fm Iowa & mvd to the Clay Co NE area. Known ch: Pembrook, Ida, Albert, Samuel, Oliver & Flora. Where & when did Joseph & Emily die?
YARMAN   MCFARLIN
Seeking info on the family of Joseph YARMAN & wf Hannah Came from Ohio to Howard Go NE area. Known ch: William, Richard, Albert, Rosetta, Laura & Orlandios. Rosetta m John MCFARLIN. When & where did Joseph & Hannah die?
Marilyn Thomas, 3771 Road P, Wiggins, CO 80654

ELLIS
Seek info on James K. ELLIS b 24 Dec 1844 Saline, Washtenaw, MI. Married. Res of Endicott, Saline, NE 18731890. Listed in 1890 Special Census. Reportedly operated a flour mill in the area.
Lois A. Ellis, 30025 City Center Pr, Warren, MI 480935238

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