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Name Harvey, Robert, 1844-1923
Born 01/04/1844
Birthplace Ohio
Occupation
Spouse Harvey, Emma Helen (Ames), 1851-1926
Children Harvey, Adella Maybell, 1876-1882
Harvey, Frank, 1879-1882
Sowerwine, Maybelle Gertrude (Harvey), 1883-1942
Harvey, Blanche R., 1884-1892
Harvey, Bertha, ca. 1885-
Deceased 11/01/1923
Deceased where Lincoln, Nebraska

Associated Records

Image of RG0828.AM - RG0828 Buck, Nelson, -1869

RG0828.AM - RG0828 Buck, Nelson, -1869

The collection is comprised of papers that relate to the massacre of the Nelson Buck survey party in 1869 in Red Willow and/or Furnas Counties. Relatives, Nebraska State Historical Society staff, journalists, and other interested researchers (Maria A. Cross (niece of Buck), A.M. Brooking, H.B. McGregor, George L. Berger to name a few) piece together the story through correspondence and reports written based on research or firsthand accounts. The material dates from 1912-1959. Attached to the 1959 letter written to Donald Danker by Kenneth Kauffman are two maps: "Location of First Indian Attack on Nelson Buck Party in Fall of 1869"; and "Location of Second and Third Attacks on Nelson Buck Part