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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3127.AM:  Exon Family



Papers:  1858-1946

Charles Mix County, South Dakota:  

Size:  1 reel of microfilm containing 22 items



BACKGROUND NOTE



Members of the family of former Nebraska Governor and U.S. Senator John James Exon, Jr., came from Bradford, England, to settle in Winnipeg, Canada, and then moved to South Dakota.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection of the papers of the Exon Family, 1858-1946, consists of twenty-two items on one reel of microfilm. These papers include wills, deeds, naturalization papers, certificates, insurance policies, and issues of the Charles Mix County, South Dakota, Courier and the Lake Andes, South Dakota, Wave. The papers concern family members living in England and South Dakota. The collection was loaned for microfilming by the Exon family on August 20, 1972.



Note:  For materials regarding the political career of J. James Exon, see the Nebraska Governor’s papers [RG1, SG40] and the J. James Exon senatorial papers [RG4932]. For published sources regarding J. James Exon, see the NSHS Library Catalog and the Nebraska History Index.



DESCRIPTION


Reel 1

Item

  1. Letter to “my dear James” from H.M. Holdin, St. Bartholomews Vicarage, Bradford, England, May 1, 1882

  2. Copy of the will of Sarah Exon, Blue Springs, Nebraska, August 27, 1907

  3. Will of James H. Exon, Lake Andes, South Dakota, September 29, 1921

  4. Will of James H. Exon, Lake Andes, South Dakota, May 17, 1927

  5. Warranty Deed, James H. Exon to sons Arthur R., Walter E. and John J. and Daughter Dorothy J. Elliott, May 13, 1940; land in Wheeler, South Dakota

  6. Will of Sarah Exon, Blue Springs, Nebraska, August 27, 1907

  7. Family record of James Henry Exon

  8. Naturalization papers of Emma Smith, Yankton, South Dakota, November 28, 1882

  9. Farewell poem to honor James Exon upon his leaving Bradford, England, for Winnipeg, Canada, May 3, 1882

  10. Baptism certificate of James Henry Exon, August 8, 1858

  11. Papers relating to the classification of John James Exon by the Selective Service Board, 1918

  12. Teacher’s Certificate of Emma Smith, Great Britain, December 1879

  13. Vaccination certificate of James Henry Exon, Bradford, England, 1896

  14. Insurance policy of James H. Exon with Fraternal Brotherhood of the World, April 29, 1899

  15. Freemasons’ membership certificates, 1827 and undated

  16. Invitation to tea, Bradford, England, July 5, 1902

  17. Copy of an address to King Charles II of England

  18. Notebook containing chemistry notes, 1880, and a letter to “Will” from Arthur Exon, September 28, 1889

  19. Charles Mix County, South Dakota, Courier, December 13, 1917

  20. Charles Mix County, South Dakota, News, November 1, 1923

  21. Charles Mix County, South Dakota, Courier, November 1, 1923

  22. Lake Andes, South Dakota, Wave, September 1, 1941; August 29, 1946



 


ADDED ENTRIES:

Exon family

Genealogy



 



APD/ct   09-25-1975

Encoded TMM   04-01-2010