NSGS - Nebraska Ancestree, Vol. 22 no 2

NSGS Ancestree

Nebraska State Genealogical Society Journals


Volume 22, no. 2

Fall 1999

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Only members of NSGS may order books from the library. On a 3 x 5 card write your name, address and membership number along with the titles of the books you select. No more than three books per order. Enclose $4.00 for each book you order from this listing or from the Catalog Of Library Holdings or the Publications for Sale brochure. Include a SASE with each order. Send your order to NSGS Librarian, 307 Road T, Exeter, NE 68351-9205.

Mary Huhman of Pittsburg, TX donated the following 2 items:

     REAR VIEW NOTES -9 issues, the quarterly of the Camp County Genealogical Society at Pattsburg, TX. Each of these issues has a short biography and photo of Camp County men and women of the Armed Services.

     LARGE FOLD OUT MAP OF CAMP COUNTY TEXAS with smaller maps for the cities of Pittsburg, Mount Vernon, Mount Pleasant and Daingerfield, all in Camp County.

THE LIFE OF JIM & LOUISE BARBUR Including their Ancestors and Descendants compiled and donated by James V. Barbur of Venice, Florida, is 97 pages in a 3-ring binder, contains stories, maps and photos with historical-ancestral background information from Russia, immigration to America, Germans from Russia in Nebraska along with 18 ancestral allied families and descendants of the Barbur family including an autobiography of the compiler.

BELLWOOD AREA CEMETERIES BELLWOOD, NE is a spiral bound book of 98 pages has tombstone inscriptions from the Bellwood City Cemetery, Pleasant View Cemetery, Saint Joseph Cemetery and Catholic Cemetery of Presentation and Saint Peters Church. There indexes for the first and last cemeteries.

THEY CAME FROM SWEDEN ABRAMSON-RONNBERG, compiled and donated by Marion (Schleusener) Abramson of Kimball, NE, is a 170 page soft bound book which lists 11 family names from Sweden who became American Families. A biography of every family along with a photo, history of Sweden, religion, naming system and Smaland make up the book. Both families came to Phelps County, one as a homesteader and the other as a tenant farmer. Maps and a few pedigree charts are included.

1890 BEATRICE CITY DIRECTORY, donated by John L. Fiala of Grand Island, NE, is a 197 page hard bound book that has an alphabetical index to advertisers, city residents with occupation and address; farmers directory in Gage County with address and the miscellaneous directory listing churches, societies, clubs, banks, schools, institutions, etc.

A MAN OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY - Recollections of Warren V. Keller, A Nebraskan donated and compiled by his daughter Rosemarie Keller Skaine & husband, James C. of Cedar Falls, Iowa, is an autobiography of a 160 page soft bound book with index describes the life and times of Mr. Keller of Grand Island who was born in 1900 in Mason City, NE and plans to observe his 100th birthday on January 29, 2000. This book written by decades eases identifying the time frame and helps understand the life style during each decade. Warren worked for the city of Grand Island.

SVENSKA NEBRASKA donated by Robert a Belding of Nebraska City, NE, is a 153 page soft cover book that has short biographies of Descendants of America's Swedish Pioneers who lived in 24 different towns in Nebraska in 1967.

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PIONEER STORIES AS RELATED BY MINNESOTA CZECH RESIDENTS 1906-1930 were translated and abstracted from the Publication, "Hospodar". This 140 page spiral bound book with index also has maps. The stories were published only in the February issue. Many stories came from people who lived in Minnesota but moved to other states. There are 100 seperate articles, each with a photo of the writer.

ORIGINAL CERTIFIED TIMBER-CULTURE CERTIFICATE #1434 IN THE NAME OF Henry L Lochmiller, was donated by Helen Brown of Valley Springs, CA. This certificate 10" x 16" is for 160 acres, the Northeast Quarter of Section 30 in Township 31 North in Range 22 West of the Sixth Principal Meridan in Nebraska signed 28 April 1899 by President, William McKinley.

PLACE NAMES IN COLORADO donated by Mary Lou King of Littleton, CO, a 433 page hard bound book contains a listing of counties, date established and county seat with place names in alphabetical order, county description like ranch, settlement, post office, camp, church, school etc. and legal description if in country. A list of references with numbers are included to specify where the information was found.

THE CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF ASSUMPTION PARISH DWIGHT NE 1899-1999 a 318 page hard bound. book with many photographs includes a history of Butler County, the village of Dwight, formation of the church, its cemetery and school, Catholic Workman and Altar Society organizations. Many lists of information include veterans buried in the cemetery including name, rank, war, birth and death dates, past officers of the Altar Society, short biographies and photos of priests and assistant priests who served the parish, biographies of sons and daughters who served as priests and sisters, list of First Communicants by year, list of high school graduates from 1934 to 1961, alumni who served in the Military from 1934 to 1961, alphabetical lists of parishoners who served in the military along with 70 pages of short histories of current and past parishoners and school alumni.

Do you have books you don't use anymore? Have you considered donating them to the NSGS Library so other genealogists can use them! Putting them on our shelves, they will be preserved forever.

Do you know of a history that has been written or is being written? Inform me, the librarian, so I can purchase it for our collection. I can not purchase Family Histories. Those have to be donated.

Let me hear from you!


Alliance Semi-Weekly Times-Friday, April 21, 1911 'TALES OF THE RAIL"
Operator Hank TOOHEY is on the sick list this week.
Engineer L E MARK was a Crawford visitor this week.
H E GILLETTE, mechanical inspector, is in Alliance today.
Mrs & R HUGHES left today for Ansley to visit relatives.
Conductor Dick BURKE made a trip on passenger Wednesday.
Fireman C W RICHARDSON is spending a few days in Denver.
J J McNAMARA and Elmer BANKS left the service Wednesday.
Chief Dispatcher A V GAVIN returned from Omaha Wednesday.

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Tree Stumps (queries) omitted from reproduction - pp 78-79

Balance Sheet - NSGS, 31 May 1999 - omitted from reproduction - p80

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