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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1525.AM:  Andrew G. Wilson, 1861-1922



Letters:  1916-1920

Hebron, Thayer County, Nebraska:  Abstracter

Size:  Seven letters



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born at Scotch Grove, Iowa, on April 5, 1861, Andrew G. Wilson was the son of James and Ellen (Gordon) Wilson.  He married Elizabeth McKean at Delaware, Iowa, in 1890.  Sometime between 1900 and 1910, the couple moved to Hebron, Nebraska, where Andrew worked as an abstracter.  Andrew G. Wilson died on April 19, 1922.  He is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery at Hebron, Nebraska.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of seven letters written by Andrew G. Wilson of Hebron to his cousin Martha.  The letters date from January 1, 1916 to December 13, 1920.  Subjects include World War I, the flu epidemic, weather, crops, daylight savings time, and the Wilson family genealogy.



INVENTORY



Letters, 1916-1920



 



Subject headings:



Crops — Nebraska

Daylight saving

Influenza epidemic, 1918-1919 — Nebraska

Thayer County (Nebraska) — History

Weather — Nebraska

Wilson family

Wilson, Andrew G., 1861-1922

World War, 1914-1918



 



Revised TMM      07-28-2020