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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3891.AM:  Warren E. Chesney, 1828-1893



Papers:  1878-1903

DeWitt, Saline County, Neb.:  Peace officer

Size:  1 envelope



BACKGROUND NOTE



Warren E. Chesney was born in April of 1828 possibly in South Carolina as his wife, Carrie (Hogue) was born there 10 April 1834 and they were married 5 February 1855. In of 1862 they moved to Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska, where they lived for 12 years after which they moved to DeWitt, Saline County. His wife died 12 October 1884 and was buried in Beatrice with her children. Mr. Chesney was a charter member of the Beatrice and DeWitt Masonic lodges. He died 30 May 1893 and was buried in DeWitt, leaving 6 children, the youngest of whom was 17.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of correspondence (1878-1903), legal papers, and miscellaneous personal memorabilia. The collection relates to the life and profession of Warren E. Chesney in DeWitt, Nebraska.



 


ADDED ENTRIES:

Chesney, Warren E., 1828-1893

DeWitt (Neb.) — History

Saline County (Neb.) — History



 



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