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Name Bruning, Fred, 1858-1940
Born 1858
Birthplace St. Joseph, Missouri
Father Bruning, Henry, 1831-1929
Mother Bruning, Margaret (Forster), 1834-1904
Spouse Bruning, Ella A., 1863-1947
Deceased 1940
Deceased where Omaha, Nebraska

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Image of RG0826.AM - RG0826 Bruning, Fred, 1858-1940

RG0826.AM - RG0826 Bruning, Fred, 1858-1940

This collection consists of two copies of an account by Fred Bruning titled "Winter of 1876-1877 at Camp Canby," and a handwritten autobiography. He writes of life working in fort trading posts in Nebraska, Wyoming, and Utah from 1876-1883, including one year at the Red Cloud Indian Agency. He returned to Omaha, Nebraska, where he writes of being in business, as well as being a Douglas County, Nebraska, Commissioner.