|Collection||RG0867 Cole, Daniel Cady, 1836-1930|
|Extent of Description||1 item; 3 pages|
|Title||Daniel Cady Cole reminiscence|
|Admin/Biographical History||Daniel Cady Cole was born in Fulton County, New York, near Amsterdam, July 19, 1836. He came to Nebraska in 1858, first working as a carpenter and then teaching school. He taught at the Fairview District school just west of Brownville. He married Elizabeth Swan in 1860 and they had a total of thirteen children (three dying in infancy). Daniel Cady Cole died at Peru, Nebraska, on August 7, 1930.|
|Scope & Content||
The collection consists of a three page, handwritten reminiscence by Daniel Cady Cole. The reminiscence in undated, but Cole describes coming to Brownville, Nebraska, in 1858 and teaching at the Fairview District School. He describes the school house and a chance meeting he had with John Brown and a group of runaway slaves.
A more detailed reminiscence by Cole is available on his "Find-A-Grave" record.
|Creator||Cole, Daniel Cady, 1836-1930|
|Related units of description||Copies of this reminiscence are also available in the NSHS Library [921 R99 C67r].|
Underground railroad system
Cole, Daniel Cady, 1836-1930
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Nemaha County (Neb.) -- History
Rural schools -- Nebraska -- Nemaha County
Educators -- Nebraska