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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0873.AM:  John S. Davenport, 1826-1902



Letter: 1897

Hubbell, Thayer County, Nebraska:

Size: One item



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of a letter written by John S. Davenport of Hubbell, Nebraska, November 22, 1897, to Jay Amos Barrett. The letter provides Davenport family history/genealogy and describes the family’s involvement in the early Mormon church and its move west, including the winter of 1846 in Florence, Nebraska. Also included is a typed transcription of the letter.



INVENTORY



Letter, November 22, 1897



 



Subject headings:



Barrett, Jay Amos, 1865-1936

Davenport family

Davenport, John S., 1826-1902

Davenport, Madorah (Pack), 1831-1902

Florence (Nebraska) — History

Hubbell (Nebraska) — History

Mormons

Mormon trail

Reminiscences



 



Revised TMM      02-18-2016