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1887 Nebraska Map from Harper’s Common Geography

Boone County, Nebraska Biographies

Biographies can provide some interesting information of the person you are searching for, use it with care, sometimes it is not accurate. Andrews, F. P. Armstrong, James S. Berry, Joel Boardman, Manly B. Bollman, Samuel P. Bothwell, D. F. Bronson, H. M. Brown, George E. Brown, George W. Hon. Clark, Loran Sr. Clark, Luther Cressman, A. A. Rev. Daniels, Will B. Deffenderfer, C. F. Dwyer, Edward Guillemot, E. A. Dr. Hamilton, John D. Hamilton, Joseph Hon. Hardy, Robert Capt. Hungate, J. A. Rev. Lewis, D. A. M. D. Mackay, John G. Martin, Thompson F. Mears, W. A. Nelson, W. J. …

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1890s Sod House in Southern Boone County

Early History of Boone County, Nebraska

“About five years and three months ago,” said the Rev. Mr. Bollman, in his Centennial sketch, “in the spring of 1871, the first white men visited Boone County with a view to permanent residence. Previous to this time, no white man, except Government Surveyors, adventurers, explorers, or daring trappers had ever trod the flowery landscape of these delightful valleys, or paused in admiration on our extensive table-lands, at the almost boundless prospect. In all these beautiful regions, the various bands of roving Indians and the native wild animals were the only occupants, and the only sounds were the notes of …

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