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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0972.AM:  Winfield Scott Dunten, 1847-1928



Papers:  1865-1914; mainly 1870-1877

Pleasant Dale, Seward County, Nebraska:  Lawyer

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of various personal papers of Winfield Scott Dunten dating from 1865-1914. Most of the materials relate to Dunten’s time in Seward County, Nebraska. Included are his certificate of marriage (1885) to Clara Belle Cady; his discharge papers (1865) from the Civil War where he had served with the Indiana Cavalry; receipts of payment of dues to the fraternal group, Royal Arch Masons, Lincoln Chapter No. 6; property tax records; homestead certificate (1874); certificate of admission to practice law in the District Courts of Iowa (1871); papers concerning property purchases; and brief information about the Dunten Family.



 



Subject headings:



Dunten Family

Dunten, Clara Belle (Cady), 1862-1945

Dunten, Winfield Scott, 1847-1928

Pleasant Dale (Nebraska) — History

Seward County (Nebraska) — History



 



Revised TMM        05-09-2008