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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG6061.AM:  Charles A. Jones, 1881-



Teacher’s notebook:  1898-1901

Prague, Saunders County, Nebraska

Size:  One item



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born in Nebraska on December 25, 1881, Charles A. Jones married Myrta Wakelin around 1904.  Myrta taught school at Prague, Nebraska, before getting married.  The couple farmed in Saunders County, Nebraska from the 1900s to 1910s.  By 1920, the couple was farming in Howard County and had three children.  The 1930 census shows the couple living in Flagler, Colorado.  By 1940, the couple had moved to Oroville, California.  Myrta (Wakelin) Jones died on March 16, 1960.  It is unknown at this time when Charles Jones died.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The manuscript portion of this collection consists of one item, a teacher’s notebook kept by Myrta Wakelin while teaching at Prague, Nebraska.  Information in the notebook includes mostly notes on history and civics.  The entries date from ca. 1898-1901.



See the photo component [RG6061.PH] for photos of Charles Jones and the Jones family.



INVENTORY



Teacher’s notebook of Myrta Wakelin, Prague, Nebraska, 1898-1901



 



Subject headings:



Education — Nebraska

Jones, Myrta (Wakelin), 1882-1960

Teachers — Nebraska



 



TMM      03-09-2021