The following data is extracted from Historical and Biographical Sketches of Madison County, Nebraska - Madison.
C. Neidig, general merchandise. Is a native of Germany; in 1846 came to New York City with his parents; in 1852, they removed to Delaware County, N. Y.; in 1856, came to Kankakee County, Ill.; engaged in farming in 1868; came to Madison County, Neb.; followed farming three years, then removed to Madison, and has since been engaged in merchandising; is one of the oldest merchants in the county. He has been Justice of the Peace two years. He owns 320 acres of improved land, also property in Madison.
Source: Historical and Biographical Sketches of Madison County, Nebraska - Madison