October 29, 2022

Anzonetta (Hunt) Mills [RG5259.AM]


RG5259.AM:  Anzonetta (Hunt) Mills, 1863-1941

Reminiscences, etc.: Undated

Antelope and Madison Counties, Nebraska

Size:  One folder


Born in Gallia County, Ohio, on November 10, 1863, Anzonetta “Nettie” Hunt was the daughter of John and Martha Hunt.  The family moved to Nebraska around 1872 to settle at what is now Tilden, Nebraska.  She attended school in Antelope County and received her teaching certificate.  She taught for several years before marrying George Mills on June 15, 1884.  The couple had fourteen children.  Anzonetta Mills died at North Platte, Nebraska, on January 31, 1941.


The collection consists of one folder containing a photocopy of typescript reminiscences and writings by Anzonetta Mills.  She describes the sod houses of local settlers, as well as teaching in a sod school in Antelope County, Nebraska, and a prairie fire.  Also included in the collection is genealogical information about the Hunt family.


Writings and reminiscences

Genealogical information


Subject headings:

Antelope County (Neb.) — History

Education — Nebraska

Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska

Hunt family

Madison County (Neb.) — History

Mills family


Teachers — Nebraska

Women — Nebraska


KFK                     11-19-2001

Revised TMM      01-07-2021


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