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Collection Number RG0757.AM
Collection Name RG0757 Watson, Mary Jane (Warner), 1860-1958
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 item
Title Mary J. Watson diary
Date or Date Span 1884-1885
Year Range from 1884
Year Range to 1885
Admin/Biographical History Born in Missouri in 1860, Mary Jane Warner came with her parents to Dodge County, Nebraska, in 1866. She married Frank Watson and had four children, William, Walter, Ethel and Verne. Prior to 1900 they moved to Oregon. Mary J. Watson died in 1958 and is buried at Brownsville, Oregon.
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content The collection consists of one item, the daily diary of Mary J. Watson of Maple Creek, Dodge County, Nebraska. The entries date from April 1, 1884 to March 31, 1885. She writes one-line entries relating to the weather and her daily activities. The diary is entitled, "Mary J. Watson and what she did every day in a year."
Creator Watson, Mary Jane (Warner), 1860-1958
Subjects Domestic life
Farm life
Weather
People Watson, Mary Jane (Warner), 1860-1958
Search Terms Dodge County (Neb.) -- History