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Biographies of Western Nebraska

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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...

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Biography of Charles A. Langmaid

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Charles A. Langmaid, a prominent dairy farmer of Chichester and a member of the Board of Selectmen, was born upon the farm he now owns and occupies, December 13, 1851, son of Edward and Mary J. (Blake) Langmaid. His grandfather, Edward Langmaid, who for a number of years kept a tavern at Hampton Falls, N.H., moved to a farm of fifty acres situated in Chichester, and was there engaged in agricultural pursuits for about two years. He died at the age of forty-two. The grandfather’s wife, whose maiden name was Mehitable Dodge, reared six children. Of these Samuel, the only survivor, who served as a Captain in the Civil War, married and had two daughters-Helen and Clara. Mrs. Mehitable Langmaid lived to the age of eighty-three years. She was a member of the Congregational church. Edward Langmaid, father of Charles A., was born in Hampton Falls. The active portion of his life was devoted to tilling the soil; and he resided for the most of the time in Chichester until his death, which occurred when he was seventy years old. In politics he was a Democrat, and his connection with the public affairs of this town lasted through a long period. He was elected to all the important town offices, was a Representative to the legislature,...

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