Baughn Family [RG5340.AM]


RG5340.AM:  Baughn Family

Papers:  1873-1999

Iowa and Saline County, Nebraska:  Teacher

Size:  0.25 cu.ft.; one box


Born at Waterloo, Wisconsin, on November 2, 1854, Olive Jane Bartlett attended school in Wisconsin before moving to Iowa with her parents.  She taught school in Iowa for a while, and then she and her parents moved to a farm near Friend, Nebraska.  Olive attended Doane College at Crete, Nebraska, and then taught at several nearby schools.  She married Oliver Baughn in 1882, and the couple moved to a farm near Tobias in Saline County, Nebraska.  The couple had six children.  Olive Jane (Bartlett) Baughn died at Tobias, Nebraska, on July 7, 1910.


This collection consists of one box of materials relating to Olive (Bartlett) Baughn and various members of the Baughn family.  The collection includes a teaching certificate and four diaries kept by Olive Baughn.  Also included are two folders of Baughn family genealogical research.  The certificate and diaries date from the 1870s and 1880s, while the family research dates from the 1960s through the 1990s.  Olive’s diaries describe local happenings and events, family news, teaching school, etc.


Box 1


    1. Teaching certificate, 1873

      Diary, 1877

      Diary, 1879

    1. Diary, 1881

      Diary, 1882

    1. Baughn family research

    1. Baughn family research


Subject headings:

Baughn family

Baughn, Olive Jane (Bartlett), 1854-1910



Saline County (Neb.) — History

Teachers — Nebraska


TMM     01-13-2021


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