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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...

Philadelphia To Steubenville

Monday, Oct. 4, 1819.–Dr. Hall and myself left Philadelphia at 1 o’clock p. m. after taking an affectionate leave of friends and acquaintances. Fair and pleasant weather, and the roads very fine in consequence of a refreshing shower of rain which fell on...

Biography of Colonel Charles McDowell

Colonel Charles McDowell and his brothers, Joseph and William, were sons of Joseph McDowell and Margaret O’Neal, who emigrated from Ireland and settled in Winchester, Va. Here, Charles and Joseph were born, the former in 1743. Soon afterward, Joseph McDowell,...

Biography of William E. McDowell

WILLIAM E. McDOWELL. Given the ordinary average of intelligence and good judgment’ and a fair education, any man may make a success in the avenues of trade. In the profession of law he must be endowed with superior intelligence and have gone through years of...

Jesse J. McDowell

Private, Field Arty., B’try F, 81st Div., 317th Reg.; of Guilford County; son of J. R. and Mrs. L. V. McDowell; husband of Mrs. Annie F. McDowell. Entered service March 30, 1918, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for...

Owen Norfleet McDowell

Private 1st Class, Medical Corps, 319 Ambulance Co., 80th Div., Reg. 305, Sanitary; of Halifax County; son of W. O. and Mrs. Olivia Lawrence McDowell. Entered service Sept. 7, 1917, at Richmond, Va. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 25, 1918. Fought at...
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