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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0811.AM:  Priscilla Y. Brown



Family history and genealogy:  1890-1958

Alexandria, Thayer County, Nebraska:  Settlers

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection contains the family history and genealogy of the Alexander and Brooks families, settlers in Alexandria, Nebraska. Included is a biography of Isaac Alexander titled “The Life of Isaac Alexander and His Family During the Pioneer Days As Recalled By His Youngest Son Martin Alexander.” It emphasizes Isaac’s experiences in fighting Indians in Wisconsin, Iowa, and the Nebraska Territory. He and his family settled in the Alexandria, Nebraska, area. “Salute to Alexandria,” by Dr. Harry J. Newell, is also included.



 



Subject headings:



Alexander family

Alexander, Charity (Smith), 1814-1893

Alexander, Isaac, 1807-1878

Alexander, Martin A., 1856-1943

Alexander, Samuel Josiah, 1844-1911

Alexandria (Nebraska) — Local history

Brestel family

Brooks family

Brooks, Harry Glenn, 1893-

Brooks, John, 1623-1691

Farrell family

Fleming family

Genealogy

Indian warfare — Nebraska — Thayer County

Indians of North America — Wars

Jefferson County (Nebraska) — Local history

McCullow family

Newell, Harry J., 1872-1947

Nightingale family

Place family

Thayer County (Nebraska) — Local history



 



Revised TMM          01-16-2016