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Name Tucker, Charles, 1857-1936
Born 06/24/1857
Birthplace New York
Father Tucker, Joshua, 1824-1882
Mother Tucker, Elizabeth, 1826-1904
Spouse Tucker, Lizzie Lincola (Jones), 1865-1943
Children Gilmer, Bessie May (Tucker), 1898-1992
Deceased 05/19/1936

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Image of RG1026.AM - RG1026 Gilmer, Bessie May (Tucker), 1898-1992

RG1026.AM - RG1026 Gilmer, Bessie May (Tucker), 1898-1992

The collection consists of reminiscences of Bessie May (Tucker) Gilmer of Lincoln, Nebraska. These reminiscences trace Gilmer's life as a child, teacher, and wife in northeast Nebraska, the Sandhills, and Lincoln, Nebraska. She writes about her parents, siblings, friends, neighbors, and her husband, Robert Gilmer, as well as their children. She makes observations on various things including education in Nebraska; the Kinkaid Act; how to build a sod house; weather; her boyfriends; influenze; and the Great Depression.