HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG0877.AM: John E. McGinnis, 1851-?
Job Book: 1903-1910; Letters: 1920 and 1923
South Bend Precinct, Cass County, Nebraska: Carpenter
Size: One folder; Four items
John E. McGinnis was listed in the 1900 South Bend Pct., Cass County, Nebraska, census as a “house carpenter.” His census entry shows that he had been born in Pennsylvania in 1851.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of the Job Book kept by John E. McGinnis while engaged in carpentry work, 1903-1910. Entries in this book show location of the jobs, type of work, and number of days or hours worked. Also included in the collection are two letters, 1920 and 1923. The 1920 letter from G. W. Shuey of Fairbury, Nebraska, relates Shuey family news. The 1923 letter is from a nephew, Charles E. McGinnis. A Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad pass for Mrs. James McGinness is included.
Job Book, 1903-1910
Letters, 1920; 1923
Rail pass, 1925
Cass County (Nebraska) — History
South Bend (Nebraska) — History
McGinness, James (Mrs.)
McGinnis, Charles E.
McGinnis, John E., 1851-
Shuey, George W., 1852-1923
Revised kfk/dco 01-15-2004