October 29, 2022

Charles Hazelrigg [RG2919.AM]


RG2919.AM:  Charles Hazelrigg, 1858-1940

Diary (on microfilm), 1887-1890

Nickerson and Waterloo, Nebraska:  Preacher

Size:  1 reel of microfilm


Born in Indiana on June 22, 1858, Charles Hazelrigg began his first pastorate, evidently as a lay preacher, at Nickerson, Nebraska in February of 1887.  He was “ordained in the Christian Church” in May of 1887.  Hazelrigg rode the circuit of towns around Nickerson and later Waterloo, preaching twice on alternating Sundays at $8.00 per month.  He moved to Oklahoma in 1891 and served as assistant postmaster at Mulhall, Oklahoma from 1899 to 1901.  He served as editor of the Oklahoma Christian in 1896-1897 and was recording secretary of the Oklahoma Christian Mission Society for four years.  Charles Hazelrigg died in Logan County, Oklahoma, on April 28, 1940.  He was survived by his wife, Laura.  He was buried in Summit View Cemetery, Guthrie, Oklahoma.


This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing the diary of Charles Hazelrigg, 1887-1890.  The diary documents Hazelrigg’s life as a circuit preacher, his family life and activities in the communities he served.  It includes sermon topics, as well the sermon location and attendance numbers. 

Note:  The original diary is in the collections of the Oklahoma State University Library [call number: 286.6 H429r].


Reel 1 – Diary, 1887-1890


Subject headings:

Christian life — Nebraska — Dodge County

Christian life — Nebraska — Douglas County

Clergy — Nebraska

Hazelrigg, Charles, 1858-1940

Nickerson, Nebraska

Religious gatherings — Nebraska

Waterloo, Nebraska


HEK/js                   08-19-1965

Kfk                         07-16-1996

Revised TMM        09-08-2008

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