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Object ID RG0811.AM
Collection RG0811 Brown, Priscilla Y.
Object Name Personal papers
Extent of Description 1 folder
Title Priscilla Y. Brown collection
Dates of Creation 1890-1958
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1958
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content 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.
Subjects Genealogy
Indians of North America
People Alexander, Charity (Smith), 1814-1893
Alexander, Isaac, 1807-1878
Alexander, Martin A., 1856-1943
Alexander, Samuel Josiah, 1844-1911
Brooks, Harry Glenn, 1893-
Brooks, John, 1623-1691
Newell, Harry J., 1872-1947
Search Terms Brooks family
Alexander family
Nightingale family
McCullow family
Brestel family
Place family
Farrell family
Fleming family
Alexandria (Neb.) -- Local history
Thayer County (Neb.) -- Local history
Jefferson County (Neb.) -- Local history
Indians of North America -- Wars
Indian warfare -- Nebraska -- Thayer County