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Collection Number RG0811.AM
Collection Name RG0811 Brown, Priscilla Y.
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Priscilla Y. Brown collection
Date or Date Span 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
War
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 Alexander family
Alexandria (Neb.) -- Local history
Brestel family
Brooks family
Farrell family
Fleming family
Indian warfare -- Nebraska -- Thayer County
Indians of North America -- Wars
Jefferson County (Neb.) -- Local history
McCullow family
Nightingale family
Place family
Thayer County (Neb.) -- Local history