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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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Seneca County New York Biographies

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now In the 1980’s a series of newsletters were published four times a year by Seneca County NY featuring historical information concerning Seneca county and her past residents. The current historian for Seneca County placed these online using PDF files. One of the main features of each edition were biographical sketches of early settlers of Seneca County. Unfortunately, while they provided an index inside of a spreadsheet for the 189 biographies, it is difficult for the average user to quickly get around. I’ve taken their spreadsheet and...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Isaac Trout

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Ghigau and Ward) Eva Lena, daughter of Edward Estel and Naomi Ann (Cole) Sloan was born near Big Cabin, May 7, 1890, was educated in Delaware District and Female Seminary. Married at Big Cabin April 16, 1908, Isaac Day, son of George Washington and Martha Ann (Parks) Trout, born at Big Cabin, February 1888, educated locally and at Male Seminary. They were the parents of: Eugene Albert, born May 11, 1909; Sue Gale, born: October 27, 1914; Gay Nell Groves, born January 7, 1917 and Creed Pershing, born: October 16, 1918. Mr. Trout is a prosperous live stock dealer at Big Cabin. Louisa Jane, daughter of George Howard and Mary (Carroll) Ward married Samuel Trout and they were the parents of George Washington...

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Biographical Sketch of Logan Trout

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Ward)-Logan, son of George Washington and Mary (Eaton) Trout, was born in Delaware District, April 8, 1876, and educated at Big Cabin and Male Seminary. Married near Grove October 8, 1894, Jennie, daughter of William and Sallie Walls, born March 22, 1879, in Berry County, Missouri. They are the parents of: George Washington, born January 1, 1898; Buford Lee born April 2, 1899; Edith M., born September 23, 1902, married J. F. Daniel; Thomas L., born Nov. 8, 1904; Veachel, born Dec. 25, 1907; Clinton, born May 6, 1909; Samuel, born February 16, 1916, and Warren Harding Trout, born May 6, 1921. Mr. Trout has conducted a mill and elevator at Big Cabin for fourteen years. He belongs to the Christian church and is a Woodman of the World. George Howard, son of Samuel and Sallie (Earwood) Ward, was born in January, 1801, married Mary Carroll, born in 1792 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died March 15, 1866. They were the parents of Louisa Ward, who married Samuel Trout and she was the mother of George Washington Trout, who married Mary...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Samuel L. Trout

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Duncan, Ward and Downing)-Samuel Lee, son of Andrew M, and Sarah A. (Reed) Trout, born January 27, 1878, educated in Delaware District and Male Seminary. Married June 29, 1898, Cornelia Eliza, daughter of Walter Adair and Sallie Elizabeth (Wright) West, born September 5, 1879, at Spavinaw and educated in Female Seminary. They are the parents of Viola Velena, born July 13, 1899; Mary Irene, born September 2, 1901; Veda Jessie, born May 1, 1905; Loyd Newton, born December 27, 1908; Louise Velma, born September 13, 1913, and Pearl LeVonne Trout, born August 1, 1916; Samuel L. Trout, Jr., born August 15, 1921. Mr. Trout is a farmer and stockraiser near Adair. Mrs. Trout is a Baptist. Andrew M., son of Samuel and Louisa Jane (Ward) Trout, was born November 5. 1855. Married March 1877, Sarah A. Reed, born in Towns County,...

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Biographical Sketch of George W. Trout

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Ward and Ghigau)  George Washington, son of Samuel and Louisa (Ward) Trout was born in Georgia, September 15, 1847. He served the Confederacy during the Civil War under Captain Joseph Franklin Thompscon. He is at present (1921) one, of not over twenty survivors, of the Confederate Cherokee Brigade of over three thousand veterans. He married in December 1868 Mary Eaton, born in 1847. They were the parents of: Sallie Emma, born May 4, 1870, married William Baker; Elizabeth, born December 1872; married Charles S. McComb; Logan John, born April 8, 1876; and James Morton, born April 21, 1883. Mrs. Mary Trout died April 25, 1883. He married July 29, 1884, Martha Ann, daughter of Richard Taylor and Sarah Elizabeth (Day) Parks, born March 26, 1885 in Bradley County, Tennessee. They are the parents of: Henry Ward, born July 29, 1886 Isaac Day, born February 16, 1888; Georgia Ann, born December 24, 1890, and Creed B. Trout, born September 27, 1892; he enlisted in the World War at Vinita, September 22, 1917; was assigned to Battery A, 319th Field Artillery, 82nd Division. Was in the actions of Tout Sector, August 16 to 28; St. Mihiel, September 12 to 16; Meuse-Argonne, September 26 to November 11, 1918; Army of Occupation to May 12, 1919. Was discharged at...

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Biographical Sketch of B. W. Trout

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now B.W. Trout, deputy recorder, was born in LeRoy, Bradford County, Pa., in March, 1843. He enlisted in the 106th Pa. Vol., and was in several of the most important engagements of the war. He was wounded at Gettysburg and also at Petersburg, June, 1864, where he was captured and confined in Libby Prison a few days; started for Macon, Ga., and escaped, was recaptured and taken to Lynchburg, Va., thence to Raleigh, N.C. He was paroled in March, 1865, and discharged the following April. He came to Sac City, Ia., in May, 1867, and engaged in farming one season; taught school the following winter, and continued teaching until 1871, when he was appointed deputy treasurer, which office he held until 1878, excepting during the year 1874. He then filled a vacancy as recorder, and was appointed deputy upon Mr. Flack’s being elected recorder. Mrs. B.W. Trout, milliner, established business in Dec., 1880. She carries a full and elegant line of millinery and ladies’ furnishings goods, and employs a first-class milliner...

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Biography of George W. Trout, Prof.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Prof. George W. Trout, professor of history at the State Manual Training Normal School at Pittsburg, Kansas, was born in Allen County, Kentucky, September 16, 1863, and is a son of Rev. Paton and Amanda (Black) Trout. He belongs to an old and honored family which originated in Ireland, and came to America during the days of the American Colonies, the first forefather in this country settling in Virginia, from whence the family drifted to various parts of the Union. George Trout, the grandfather of Professor Trout, was born in Sumner County, Tennessee, in 1789, and there spent his entire life on the same farm, dying in 1898. He was a democrat in politics and at one time served as judge of the district which now bears his name. He and his son, George, resided on that farm during the administration of every president of the United States, and the latter still makes his home there. Rev. Paton Trout was born in 1834, in Sumner County, Tennessee, and was reared on a farm, but chose instead the ministry as his vocation and educated himself for this calling. He became a circuit rider in the Methodist Episeopal Church, South, and at one time filled as many as thirty pulpits in a single year, in Allen County, Kentucky,...

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Trout, Billy Dean – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now La Grande, Oregon Billy Dean Trout of Eagle, Idaho, and formerly of La Grande, died Jan. 6. The funeral service was held today at Summer’s Funeral Homes, Ustick Chapel, 3629 E. Ustick Road, Meridian, Idaho. Burial followed at Dry Creek Cemetery. Billy was born to William and Lena Trout in 1929 in Kokomo, Ind. He was the youngest of four children and grew up in Indianapolis. He served four years in the U.S. Navy Reserves. He received his private pilot’s license as a young man and enjoyed flying until the early 1990s. He worked as a steamfitter for 20 years; was a photographer for 40 years; and a custom gunsmith for the last five years. He loved to travel and he fished all over the United States, Canada and South America during his life. He lived in La Grande for 25 years, raising three children – Cindy, Eric and Zoeann Trout. He was also stepfather to Jeff, Eric and Tamara Stanley. Billy was close to many of his nephews and nieces. Those who knew him say he shared his love of the outdoors with his family, and friends were never bored when they were with him. Survivors include his wife, Greta Seals Trout; children, Eric V. Trout, Zoeann Trout, Cindy Trout, Tamara Stanley Larson, Eric and...

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Biographies of the Cherokee Indians

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Whatever may be their origins in antiquity, the Cherokees are generally thought to be a Southeastern tribe, with roots in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, among other states, though many Cherokees are identified today with Oklahoma, to which they had been forcibly removed by treaty in the 1830s, or with the lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokees in western North Carolina. The largest of the so-called Five Civilized Tribes, which also included Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles, the Cherokees were the first tribe to have...

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