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Biographies of Western Nebraska

These biographies are of men prominent in the building of western Nebraska. These men settled in Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties. A group of counties often called the panhandle of Nebraska. The History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People is a trustworthy history of the days of exploration and discovery, of the pioneer sacrifices and settlements, of the life and organization of the territory of Nebraska, of the first fifty years of statehood and progress, and of the place Nebraska holds in the scale of character and civilization. In the table below you can find the name of those whom biographies can be found and click on the page number – it will take you directly to their biography. If you wish to access the history portion of the manuscript then it is contained in volumes 1-2, volume 3 being devoted entirely to biographies. Gallery of Western Nebraska’s People 143 full page photographs of families, couples, group photographs, individual people, and homesteads found within the manuscript History of Western Nebraska & It’s People, Volume 3. Volume 1 – History of Western Nebraska Volume 2 – History of Western Nebraska Biographies of Western Nebraska – Volume 3 SurnameGivePageNotes BusheeBerton Kenyon5 GentryBenjamin F.6 DownerAmon R.7 KirkhamValle B.7 LammWilliam H.8 NeeleyRobert G.8 HamptonRodolphus M.9 HardingWilliam Henry11 WesterveltJames P.11 GrimmJoseph L.12 McHenryMatthew H.12 RaymondLewis L.13 LymanWilliam H.14 SimmonsRobert G.14 DenslowLloyd15 PeckhamJohn S.16 PeckhamGeorge B.16 AndersonVictor17M.D. FrenchWilliam F.17 DavisEvan G.18 HanksRobert M.18 LammWilliam19Sr. ProhsOtto J.19 JonesHoward O.20D.D.S. MillerRobert G.20 AtkinsAuburn W.21 BrownWilliam G.22D.D.S. IrelandTed L.22 HamiltonLuther F.23 YoungFrank B.23M. D. ScottFremont24 MaginnisPatrick25 FaughtArthur M.27M....

Genealogical and Family History of Vermont

Hiram Charlton took on the publication of the Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont for Lewis Publishing. In it, he enlisted the assistance of living residents of the state in providing biographical and genealogical details about their family, and then he published all 1104 family histories in two distinct volumes.

An Historical Sketch of the Seneca County Medical Society

At the anniversary meeting of the Seneca County Medical Society held at Waterloo, July 23, 1885, a resolution was introduced by Dr. S. R. Welles, and adopted by the Society, that a committee be appointed which should prepare biographical sketches of members of the Society from its earliest history to the present time. As a result, this manuscript was published which includes 75 biographies of the early pioneers of the Seneca County Medical Society.

Biographical Sketch of Russel T. Bristol

Bristol, Russel T., Panton, Vergennes p. o., was born in 1822. He was married in 1847 to Martha Jane Thompson, a daughter of James Thompson. She was born 1828. They had a family of seven children born to them — Willard R. (married in 1876 to Mary A. Richards, of Cornwall, Vt.), Edwin S., Ernest J. (married in 1878 to S. Imogene Harris), Carlton D. (married in 1876 to Anna M. Elitharp, of Bridport, Vt.), Alice J. (married in 1881 to Sidney M. Harris), Arthur H., and Wallis H. (married in 1886 to Cornelia L. Sibley). Russel T. Bristol was a son of Noah and Anna (Stafford) Bristol. Anna was born in Essex, Essex county, N. Y., in 1794, and died in Panton, Vt., in 1865. Noah was born in Panton, Vt., in 1789, and died in 1838. They had a family of nine children born to them. Three sons and one daughter are now living — Philemon L., Russel T., Abel, and Mrs. Abigail Eno (now the wife of Rufus Eno). Those deceased are Philo (who died in 1885, aged seventy years), Stafford (who died in 1848, aged twenty-two years), Sybil (who married Watson Morgan and died in 1868, leaving a family of four children), Lydia (who married Charles Hayward and died in 1876, leaving a family of three sons). Noah Bristol was a son of Aaron and Sybil Bristol, who were natives of Harwinton, Litchfield county, Conn., and settled in Panton, Vt., 1785. Aaron Bristol was born in 1742, and died in 1823. They had a family of eight children — Sybil, Chauncey, Levi, Rhoda, Lemon, Olive,...

Biography of Surgeon-Major Amos Samuel Bristol, M. D.

Amos Samuel Bristol, son of Major Coleman and Catharine (Way) Bristol, is a descendant of one of the families that settled in Rhode Island about two hundred and thirty-five years ago. The Town of Bristol, in that State, was named after the progenitor of the family in that place. Descendants are now scattered all over the United States and Canada. One branch settled in Troy, New York, nearly a century and a half ago, the great-grandfather of our subject being a clergyman in that city, prior to the Revolution. A son of his, John Bristol, grandfather of Amos, was in Burgoyne’s army when it was captured. At the close of the war this released prisoner came to Canada, and settled on a farm in the County of Lennox, on the Bay of Quint. The maternal grandfather of Amos was a United Empire Loyalist. Several members of the last two generations of the family have been farmers, that being the calling of Major Coleman Bristol, of the first Lennox Battalion of Ernesttown, who was living in the Township of Ernesttown, on the original homestead of the family, when Amos was born, September 17, 1825. The son received his academic education in the Village of Bath, in his native town, and his professional, at McGill College, Montreal, receiving his diploma in 1850. After practicing a few months in Bath, Dr. Bristol removed to the County of Hastings; was in practice there seven years, and, in 1857, settled in Napanee. He soon built up a good general practice, which he continues with success, having the fullest confidence of the community. He is...

Biographical Sketch of Augusta Cooper Bristol

AUGUSTA COOPER BRISTOL, daughter of Col. Otis and Hannah Powers Cooper, was born April 17, 1835. She was early distinguished for a vigorous intellect, great fondness for music, and a passion for poetry and literature. She taught school with decided success from sixteen to twentyone. She gave much attention to music ; and her frequent Contributions, both of poetry and prose, to some of the leading journals and magazines of the day, commencing at the age of fifteen, find many admirers. She was married to Mr. Gustavus F. Kimball, of East Canaan, N. H., in August, 1857, by whom she had one daughter, and from whom she was divorced after four years of wedded life. In January, 1866, she married Louis Bristol, a lawyer, and removed to Carbondale, Ill., where she now resides, and where her time is divided between her domestic duties and a free indulgence in her favorite passion for literature and...

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