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RG0916.AM:  Nettie M. (Cox) Pingree, 1861-1892



Essay: 1878

Seward County, Nebraska

Size:  One item; four pages



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born in Nebraska City, Nebraska, on August 6, 1861, Nettie M. Cox, daughter of William and Rebecca Cox, taught school in Seward County, Nebraska.  Nettie married Franklin Pingree at Seward, Nebraska, on August 10, 1882.  They had at least two children, Frank and Logan.  The family moved to Washington, D.C., where Franklin worked as a police officer.  Nettie (Cox) Pingree died in the District of Columbia on January 26, 1892.  She is buried in Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.  Franklin remarried and eventually moved to California, where he died on August 9, 1911.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of a four page, handwritten essay entitled, “The First Schoolhouse of Seward County,” by Nettie M. Cox. The essay is dated November 29, 1878, and gives a physical description of the first school building in Seward County.



Note:  See RG0955.AM for materials relating to Nettie’s father, William Wallace Cox.



INVENTORY



Essay, “The First Schoolhouse of Seward County,” by Nettie M. Cox



 



Subject headings:



Architecture — Nebraska — Seward County

Pingree, Nettie M. (Cox), 1861-1892

Cox, William Wallace, 1832-1907

Education — Nebraska — Seward County

School buildings — Nebraska — Seward County

Schools — Nebraska — Seward County

Seward County (Nebraska) — History



 



Revised TMM        10-04-2016