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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....

History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa

History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa together with sketches of their cities, villages and townships, educational, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and 641 biographies of representative citizens. Also included is a history of Iowa embracing accounts of the pre-historic races, and a brief review of its civil and military history.

1921 Farmers’ Directory of Viola Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Allen, Charles F. Wf. Libbie; ch. Ray and Fred. P. O. Gray, R. 1. O. 468.64 ac., sec. 7. (40.) Allen, R. L. Wf. Laura. P. O. Gray, R. 1. R. 160ac., sec. 7. (20.) Owner, Chas. F. Allen. Anderson, Charles. Ch. Jennie, Fred, Frank and John. P. O. Coon Rapids, R. 3. O. 298.41 ac., sec. 1;O. 40 ac., sec. 12. (27.) Anderson, D. B. Wf. Lillie; ch. Bessie, Nellie, Alice, Mary and Hope. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 320 ac., sec. 34. (46.) Bamsey, G. C. Wf. Phoebe; ch. Russell, Ralph, Lewis and Arlene. P. O. Ross, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 30; O. 80 ac., sec. 29. (30.) Beck, C. M. Wf. Mary; ch. Carl, Harry and Hans. P. O. Ross, R. 1. O. 159 ac., sec. 22. (28.) Bonney, John J. Wf. Francis; ch. John and Harold. P. O. Coon Rapids, R. 3. R. 80 ac., sec. 2; R. 80 ac., sec. 11. (3.) Breeder of Duroc Jersey Hogs. Owner, J. C. Bonwell. Bonwell, John C. Ch. Pauline, Gertrude and Leora. P. O. Ross, R. 1. O. 480 ac., sec. 28; O. 80 ac., sec. 27; O. 160 ac., sec. 1; O. 80 ac., sec. 12; O. 80 ac., sec. 2; O. 80 ac., sec. 11. (46.)Breeder of Polled Hereford Cattle. “Viola Center Farm.” Boyer, H. C. Wf. Grace; ch. Jimmie and Joseph. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 35. (29.) Owner, Elizabeth A. Hinkson. Brannan, James H. Wf. Ellen; ch....

1921 Farmers’ Directory of Sharon Township

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Andersen, Andrew M. P. O. Elkhorn, Iowa, R. 1. O. 120 ac.,sec. 27.(24.) Anderson, Henry C. Wf. Clara; ch. Floyd K. and Lois L. P. O. Exira, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 35. (8.) Andersen, Kris P. Wf. Johanna; ch. Elmer, Hans, Kris. P. O. Kimballton, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 4;O. 40 ac., sec. 9. (25.) Andersen, Martin P. Wf. Karen; ch. Henry, Nis, Ella, Lydia, Esther, Alma, Arthur. P. O. Kimballton, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 16; O. 80 ac., sec.9; O. 40 ac., sec. 15. (32.) Andersen, Nels. P. O. Kimballton, R. 1. O. 40 ac., sec. 18; O. 40 ac., sec. 7.(40.) Andersen, Nis. Wf. Katie; ch. Selma, Francis. P. O. Kimballton, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 9. (27.) Owner, Martin P. Andersen. Andersen, Peter E. P. O. Kimballton, R. 1. O. 124.64 ac., sec. 19.(15.) Andersen, Thos. Wf. Petra; ch. Martha, Esther, Francis. P. O. Exira, R. 5. O. 80 ac., sec. 25. (15.) Axelson, Lawrence. P. O. Exira, R. 2. R. 200 ac.,sec. 35. (40.) Owner, Sofia Axelson. Axelson, Martin. Wf. Sarah; ch. Nora, Orville, Lillian, Lucile, Kermit. P. O. Exira, R. 5. O. 80 ac., sec. 36. (34.) Axelson, Sofia. Ch. Lawrence, Clara, Emma and Arthur. P. O. Exira, R. 2. O. 200 ac., sec. 35. (42.) Bjornker, Arne. Wf. Maria. P. O. Elkhorn, R. 1. &gr. 300 ac., sec. 31. (5.) Owner, Hans A. Bladt. Bladt, Hans A. Wf. Caroline; ch. Maria, Anna, Ole, Emma. P. O. Elkhorn,...

1921 Farmers’ Directory of Oakfield Township

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Andersen, A. P. Wf. Maria; ch. Hilda, Bertha, Christ A. Christiansen. P. O. Atlantic, R. 2. O. 137.37 ac., sec. 19. (24.) Andersen Chris F. Wf. Mary. P. O. Atlantic, R. 6.R. 120 ac., sec. 33. (4.) Owner, John R. Heiken. Andersen, George. Wf. Laura: ch.Rubie. P. O.  Brayton, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 22; R. 80 ac., sec. 23. (3.) Owner, N. P. Hoegh. Andersen, Hans. Wf. Elena; ch. Ellen, Holgar, Ethel, Ambrose, Esther, Dan, Annetta, Ruth and Viola. P. O. Atlantic, R. 2. R. 154 ac., sec. 30. (2.) Owner, John R. Heiken. Andersen, N. C. Wf. Mary; ch. Adolph, Elma, Frank, Edna, Eiler. P. O. Atlantic, R. 6. R. 240 ac., sec. 35. (4.) Owner, Wm. Hoegh. Andersen, Neal. Wf. Nina. P. O. Atlantic, R. 2. R. 135 ac., sec. 29. (3.) Owner, John R. Heiken. Andersen, N. P. Wf. Carrie; ch. Hans C., Matta C., Lydia M. P. O. Brayton, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec., 11. (21.) Andersen, Robert L. Wf. Anna; ch.Rubiae, Dale, Verle. P. O. Brayton, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 15. (13.) Owner, Mrs. John Johnson. Ashwell, Ralph. Wf. Mae; ch. Edna, Rex. P. O. Exira, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 7. (2.) Owner, Frank Doonan. Beck, F. L. Wf. Anna; ch.Nels, Henry and Marine. P. O. Brayton, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 1. (36.) Beck, L. L. Wf. Elma; ch. Harold and Leonard. P. O. Exira, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 4. (34.) Breeder of Holstein Cattle....

1921 Farmers’ Directory of Melville Township

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Anderson, L. A. Wf. Mathilda; ch.Emmert and Lucile. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 36. (18.) Breeder of Poland China Hogs. Andresen, Christ. Wf. Hansena; ch. Mary, Nina, Emil, Estra, Hu1ga and Hannah. P. O. Audubon,R. 3. R. 240 ac., sec. 26. (22.) Owner, H. M. McClanahan. Andrews, James. Wf. Allie; ch. Lois and Harvey. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 28. (37.) Breeder of Poland China Hogs and Holstein Cattle. Arts, John N. Wf. Dorothy; ch. Nora L. P. O.Audubon, R. 3. O. 120 ac., sec. 22. (20.) Beurns, James. Wf. Ida; ch. Minnie, John, Albert, Monroe, Bessie, Labelle, Lottie and McKinley. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 80 ac., sec. 24. (45.) Owner, Annis Weighton. Black, Benjamin. Wf. Mattie; ch. Wayne, Everett, Lucile and Therm. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 24. (33.) Blake, J. R. P. O. Guthrie Center. R. 160 ac., sec. 36. (3.) Owner, Almira Blake. Blohm, F. E. Wf. Ruth. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 32; R. 40 ac., sec. 31. (27.) Owner, E. F. Bilharz. Brown, A. W. Wf. Lennie; ch. Virginia and Dorothy. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. Store in sec. 13. (15.) Buckner, C. E. We. Kathrine; ch. George and Lewis. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 120 ac., sec. 9;O. 40 ac., sec. 4. (35.) Burris, W. M. Wf. Lena. P. O. Audubon, R. 3.R. 80 ac., sec. 14. (25.) Bylund, Axel. Wf. Vendla; ch. Edna and...

1921 Farmers’ Directory of Hamlin Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Aagaard, Geo. Wf. Marie. P. O. Exira, R. 5. O. 160 ac., sec. 20. (2.5.) Aagaard, Hans.Wf.Inger; ch.Sena, Bertha, Emmert. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. O. 78 ac.. sec. 10; O.37 ac.,  sec. 15. (27.) Albertson, John. Wf. Esther. P. O. Exira. R. 120 ac., sec. 35. (5.) Owner, Jorgen Hansen. Andersen, A. H. Wf. Christena; A. Egidia and Alfred. P. O. Audubon, it. 4. O. 80 ac., sec. 18;O. 120 ac., sec. 17. (23.) Andersen, Andy. Wf. Alice. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. R. 272.48 ac., sec. 3. (15.) Owner, E. S. Gorder. Andersen, Chas. Wf. Charlotta; ch.Thamer, David, Margaret, Walter, Herman, Esther, Harold, Iner, Agnes and Augusta. P. O. Exira, R. 5. R. 160 ac., sec. 16. (3.) Owner, E. Dryden. Andersen, Chris N. Wf. Annie; ch. Andrew F. P. O. Exira, R. 5. O. 160 ac., sec. 19. (32.) Andersen, Hans, Wf. Hannah; A. Egdia, Ben, Theodore, llartha, Hilda and Harold. P. O. Exira, R. 5. O. 160 ac., sec. 26; O. 30 ac., sec. 23. (34.) Atkinson, Sam. Sister Mary. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1.O. 13 ac., sec. 10.(45.) Burr, H. W. Wf. Glee; ch.Emmert A. and Mary L. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. O. 40 ac., sec. 11; O. 80 ac., sec. 2. (36.) Campbell, F. E. Wf. Mabel; ch. Wm. F. and Louis G. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 13. (20.) Carroll, John D. Wf. Lola; ch. Loraine. P. O. Hamlin, Box 133. R. 160 ac., sec. 11. (2.) Owner....

1921 Farmers’ Directory of Greeley Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Adair, C. W. Wf. Bertha; ch. Florence, Maxine, Don. P. O. Exira, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 24. (37.) Anderson, E. H. Wf. Christina; ch. Russell. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. R. 153.91 ac., sec. 5. (20.) Owner, J. F. Mortinson. Artist, Dan’l. Wf. Sarah; ch. Ada, Sadie, George, John, Elmer, Anna, Clara, Madge, Robert. P. O. Exira, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 2.5; O. 40 ac., sec. 36. Artist, John H. Wf. Mamie; ch. Homer, Hugh, Helen, Margia, John Jr., Amy. P. O. Exira, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 25. (38.) Anciaux, Ray. Wf. Hazel; ch.Orlyn. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. B. 120 ac., sec. 15. (33.) Owner, Maria Anciaux. Anciaux, V. J. Wf. Hannah; ch. Gentle, Glee, Mary, Dollie, Lydia, Ruth, Iva. P. O. Exira. O. 200 ac., sec. 29. (40.) Avey, C. F. Wf. Marie; ch. May, Wynona, Clarence, Marie, Elsie. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. O. 134.49 ac., sec. 4. (35.) Baier, E. J. Wf. Vera; ch. Edward, Richard. P. O. Exira, R. 1. R. 40 ac., sec. 27; R. 120 ac., sec. 34; R. 30 ac., sec. 33; R. 40 ac., sec. 28. (27.) Owner, John Riley. Bach, Axel. Wf. Ebba; ch. Annie, Helen. P. O. Exira, R. 1. R.120 ac., sec. 25. (2.) Owner, Emil Wiges. Baier, O. C. Wf. Olga; ch. Howard, Dale, Berdell. P. O. Exira. R. 80 ac., sec. 25; R. 88 ac., sec. 28. (26.) Owner, Jacob Hafer. Bauer, J. L.Wf. Emma; ch. Bertha, George, Walter, Melvin....

1921 Farmers’ Directory of Exira Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Akers, Lincoln. Wf. Mary; ch. Otto, Laura, Cleo, Bryon, Trilby, Lincoln, Lilly, Vinona, Frank,Alvia, Lewis, Robert and Carol. P. O. Brayton,R. 1. O. 25 ac., sec. 21. (52.) Albertson, Lars. Wf. Hannah; ch. Harry P., Mabel C. and ArnoldN. P. O. Brayton, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 32; O. 80 ac., sec. 29. (11.) Anderson, A. F. Wf. Otilla; ch. Arthur, Vera, Edith, Max and Raymond. P. O. Brayton, R. I. O. 40 ac., sec. 29; O. 119.50 ac., sec. 3O.(19.) Anderson, A. G. Wf. Mildred; ch.Izetta, Ronald and Phil. P. O. Brayton, R. 1. R. 5O.74 ac., sec. 30; R. 120 ac., sec. 29, and in Oakfield Twp., O. 80 an., sec. 35. (21.) Owner, S. L. Kringel Estate. Anderson, George J. Wf. Nellie L.; ch. Harry W., Lester H. and Merald L. P. O. Exira, R. 2. R. 120 ac., sec. 9 (31.) Owner, Chas. Kommes. Andersen, Peter C. Wf. Anna; ch. Lars, Christ, Holga, Marinus, Wm., Arthur and Christina. P. O. Brayton, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 23.(8.) Owner, A. M. Christansen. Anderson, S. R. Wf. Mary. P. O. Brayton, R. 1.R. 40 ac., sec. 29; R. 119.59 ac., sec. 3O. (19.) Owner, A. F. Anderson. Back, Fred. Wf. Maren; ch. Minnie, Christ, Inger, Hattie, Signe and Hilger. P. O. Exira, R. 2. O. 157.79 ac., sec. 6. (29.) Baier, Louis F. Wf. Mary; ch. Kathrine, Norman and Anna M. P. O. Exira, R. 3. O. 171.36 ac., sec. 1.(37.) Baker, Chas. Wf. Anna; ch....

1921 Farmers’ Directory of Douglas Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Abildtrup, J. C. Wf. Marie; ch.Nels, Margaret and Arnold. P. O. Audubon. R. 5. O. 90 ac., sec. 35. (11.) “Clover Leaf Farm.” Andersen, Carl Jr. Wf.Oma; ch. George. P. O. Audubon, R. 5. R. 80 ac., sec. 17. (24.) Owner, K. Larsen. Andersen, Chris. Wf. Vernal; ch. Lorene, Manuel and Ethel. P. O. Manning, R. 1. O. 118.49 ac., sec. 5. (19.) Anderson, J. A. Wf. Anna; ch.Christena, Leona, Harry and Ruby. P. O. Audubon, R. 5. O. 100 ac., sec. 19. (12.) Anderson, James T. Wf. Ina; ch.Alvina, Laverne and Naomi. P. O. Audubon, R. 5. R. 87.23 ac., sec. 7; R. 67.77 ac., sec. 18. (11.) Owners, E. S. White and Frank Masseen. Anderson, J. K. Wf. Christena; ch. Jens A., Luella, Caroline, Mabel, Edith, Martin, Maria and Henry. P. O. Audubon, R. 6. O. 80 ac., sec. 14; O. 10O.35 ac., sec. 19. (8.) Andersen, Julius M. P. O. Manning, R. 1. O. 99.67 ac., sec. 6. (19.) Andersen, Walter. Wf. Katie; ch. Elaine J., Dorothy C. P. O. Manning, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 5. (19.) Asmus, Feed. P. O. Audubon, R. 6. R. 80 ac., sec. 4; R. 40 ac., sec. 34; R. 20 ac., sec. 33. (1.) Owners, J. J. Asmus and J. Huffman and Aug. Davis. Beck, Chris. R.Wf. Anna; ch. Eva, Egon, Rejner, Ebba and Vera. P. O. Audubon, R. 5. O. 81 ac., sec. 32. (18.) Berg, Frank L. Wf. Florence; ch. Frank Jr. P. O. Audubon, R. 6....
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