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Name Piper, Joel Alfred, 1851-1942
Born 1851
Places of residence Nebraska (Harlan)
Nebraska (Lancaster), Lincoln
Father Piper, Joseph Benson
Mother Piper, Lucinda (Ford)
Spouse Piper, Jennie (Proctor), 1854-1937
Children Piper, Jennie Louise, 1879-1972
Hagenbuch, Helen (Piper), 1880-1971
Piper, Elsie Ford, 1882-1958
Deceased 1942

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

Image of RG1120.AM - RG1120 Piper Family

RG1120.AM - RG1120 Piper Family

This collection consists of Piper family material arranged in seven series: 1) Joel A. Piper; 2) Jennie E. Proctor Piper; 3) Elsie Ford Piper; 4) Jennie Lou Piper; 5) Helen Piper Hagenbuch; 6) Edwin Ford Piper; and 7) Miscellaneous. Each series contains mainly correspondence. Writings, clippings, family history items, some identified and unidentified photographs, etc. are also present. Series 1, Joel A. Piper, includes correspondence, prose and speeches, land records, biographical materials, and information about the history of Harlan County. Series 2, Jennie Proctor Piper, contains mostly correspondence. Series 3, Elsie Ford Piper, contains correspondence, some of her writings such

Image of 9278-1-(1) - Navy blue wool bodice worn by Jennie E. Proctor c. 1870

9278-1-(1) - Navy blue wool bodice worn by Jennie E. Proctor c. 1870

Navy blue wool bodice has a high neckline and collar with squared ends. Long, fitted sleeves are trimmed with three cut tin alloy (?) buttons with a floral motif. The bodice buttons up the front with the same buttons. Two of these buttons are also located at the rear center waist. The front bottom edge of the bodice comes to a point. The rear has a square, pleated peplum. The entire bodice is lined in cotton. COLORS: navy TECHNIQUE: machine and hand sewn