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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...

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1921 Farmers’ Directory of Lincoln Township

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Ahrendsen, Herman. Wf. Annie; ch. Lawrence, Arthur, Alta. P. O. Manning, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 7; O. 80 ac., sec. 8. (9.) Aikman, Geo. R. Wf. Mae; ch. Ethel M. P. O. Audubon, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 26. (38.) Aikman, R. F. Wf. Jennie; ch. Vera, Floyd, Olive, Donald and Myron. P. O. Audubon, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 24. (34.) Asmus, Fred. Wf. Edith; ch. Dwight, Hazel and Harry. P. O. Audubon, R. 1....

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Biography of Chris Schroeder

Chris Schroeder, who upon the foundation of broad, practical experience in agriculture has built his life work-that of disseminating useful knowledge concerning improved methods of farming and live stock breeding-is now live stock editor of the Wisconsin Agriculturist, published at Racine. He was born in Kewaunee, this state, December 31, 1880, a son of Frederick C. and Margaret (Hoeltz) Schroeder, both of whom were natives of Germany. The father was born in 1842 and with his parents came to the United States in 1853, the family home being established in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, where they followed the occupation of farming. The life record of Frederick C. Schroeder covered seventy-two years, his death occurring in 1914. His wife was born in 1846 and was brought by her father to the new world in 1850, the Hoeltz family being also established in Manitowoc County. Three years after their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Schroeder removed to Kewaunee County, where they became pioneer settlers and tanners. Previous to his marriage Mr. Schroeder served for three years as a federal soldier in the Civil war, from 1862 until 1865, fighting in the Western Army at Vicksburg, along the Rio Grande and at Mobile. Chris Schroeder, reared on the old homestead farm, obtained his education in the public and high schools of Kewaunee and afterward followed the profession of teaching for two years....

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Biography of Henry W. Schroeder

Henry W. Schroeder has been in active business as a merchant at Chase for a quarter of a century, and now had the largest general store in that part of Rice County. His distinction rests not solely upon his business success, but also upon an active and public spirited performance of many public duties. Mr. Schroeder was born in Germany, February 1, 1872, but had lived in Kansas since he was seven years of age. His father, Fred Schroeder, born in Germany in 1848, brought his family to the United States in 1879, and first located at Great Bend, Kansas, but in 1880 moved to Ellinwood, where he died in 1902. He followed various lines of employment and for the last eight years of his life was city marshal of Ellinwood. He was a republican and a member of the Lutheran Church. His widow, Mary, who was born in Germany in 1844, still lives at Ellinwood. Henry W. was the oldest of their children. William is a tinner by trade and lives at Claflin, Kansas; Fred is a hardware merchant at Kiowa, Kansas; Maggie is the wife of Dr. E. Smith, a physician and surgeon at Oakland, California; Ella is a trained nurse at Cripple Creek, Colorado; Edward is employed in a store at Ellinwood. Henry W. Schroeder secured his early education in the public schools of Kansas, chiefly...

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Schroeder, Richard Tom – Obituary

Richard Tom Schroeder, 63, of Halfway, died Sept. 14, 2009, as a result of a motorcycle accident near Boise. There will be no service. He was born on Feb. 4, 1946 in Portland, Ore. to Richard and Susan Dickerson Schroeder. Tom was raised in Portland and attended David Douglas High School, Class of 1964. After high school, Tom enlisted and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He married his high school sweetheart, Orene “Toni” Ritter on Feb. 4, 1968. They had two boys, Nathan Matthew and Tom Benjamin. They made their home in the Portland area and Tom retired after 30 years from Safeway where he had worked as a truck driver. After retirement, Tom and Toni moved to Halfway in 2001. Tom enjoyed fishing, motorcycling and shooting. Tom loved Halfway and its beautiful valley. He enjoyed and appreciated the kindness of the people of Halfway and all who made him feel so welcome, family members said. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Schroeder; sister Melody Dolan; and baby Schroeder. Survivors include his wife Toni; sons, Nathan, and his wife, Kelly, and Tom and his wife, Debbie, all of Oregon City; grandchildren, Samantha and Lucas; mother, Susan Schroeder of Halfway; sister Sherry Sue and her husband, Steve Sheridan, of Halfway; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society...

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