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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG5517.AM:  Jabez and Elsie Cross



Papers:  1898-1955

Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska

Size:  One folder



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born in Nebraska on May 18, 1876, Jabez Cross served with the 3rd Nebraska Volunteers during the Spanish-American War.  By 1917, Cross had married Clara Babb and was living in Omaha.  The 1930 Census shows Jabez Cross living in Los Angeles, California.  Clara (Babb) Cross died in 1934, and then in 1936, Jabez married Elsie (Nachneber) Richmond in Santa Monica.  Jabez Cross died on March 31, 1955.



Born in Nebraska on July 19, 1898, Elsie Nachneber married Emerson D. Richmond in Iowa on January 8, 1915.  The couple was living in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1920.  Soon after, the couple divorced, and in 1929, Elsie moved to southern California with her mother and brother.  Elsie married Jabez Cross in 1936.  Elsie (Nachneber) Richmond Cross died in Los Angeles, California, on February 16, 1995.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one folder of papers relating to the lives of Jabez Cross and his wife, Elsie (Nachneber) Richmond Cross.  Included in the collection are Jabez Cross’ military discharge papers, marriage record, death certificate and cemetery record.  Also included are Elsie Cross’ life insurance policy and death certificate.



INVENTORY



Jabez and Elsie Cross papers



 



Subject headings:



Cross, Elsie (Nachneber) Richmond, 1898-1995

Cross, Jabez, 1876-1955

Spanish-American War, 1898

United States — Army — Nebraska Volunteer Regiment, 3rd



 



Revised TMM      02-12-2021