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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



BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE



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.



INVENTORY



Job Book, 1903-1910

Letters, 1920; 1923

Rail pass, 1925



 



Subject headings:



Carpenters –Nebraska

Cass County (Nebraska) — History

South Bend (Nebraska) — History

McGinness, James (Mrs.)

McGinnis, Charles E.

McGinnis, John E., 1851-

Shuey, George W., 1852-1923



 



AIP\ksa                   07-1990

Revised kfk/dco  01-15-2004