HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG5259.AM: Anzonetta (Hunt) Mills, 1863-1941
Reminiscences, etc.: Undated
Antelope and Madison Counties, Nebraska
Size: One folder
Born in Gallia County, Ohio, on November 10, 1863, Anzonetta “Nettie” Hunt was the daughter of John and Martha Hunt. The family moved to Nebraska around 1872 to settle at what is now Tilden, Nebraska. She attended school in Antelope County and received her teaching certificate. She taught for several years before marrying George Mills on June 15, 1884. The couple had fourteen children. Anzonetta Mills died at North Platte, Nebraska, on January 31, 1941.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The collection consists of one folder containing a photocopy of typescript reminiscences and writings by Anzonetta Mills. She describes the sod houses of local settlers, as well as teaching in a sod school in Antelope County, Nebraska, and a prairie fire. Also included in the collection is genealogical information about the Hunt family.
Antelope County (Neb.) — History
Education — Nebraska
Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska
Madison County (Neb.) — History
Teachers — Nebraska
Women — Nebraska
Revised TMM 01-07-2021