October 29, 2022

George Rauscher [RG1450.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1450.AM:  George Rauscher, 1867-1956



Account book:  1889-1890

Sutton, Clay County, Nebraska:  Dry goods store proprietor

Size:  One volume



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born in Russia in 1867, it is unclear when George Rauscher came to the United States, but by 1880, he was living with his family at Sutton, Clay County, Nebraska.  By 1889, he was operating the dry goods store at Sutton.  He operated the store into the 1930s.  By 1940 he was widowed and living in Grand Island, Nebraska.  George Rauscher died on April 4, 1956, and was laid to rest in the Emmanuel Reformed Church Cemetery at Sutton, Nebraska.  His wife, Elizabeth (Grosshans) Rauscher, died in 1938.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of one item, an account book from the dry goods store operated by George Rauscher at Sutton, Nebraska.  The account book tracks names of customers, as well as what they bought and paid.  Entries in the account book date from 1889 to 1890.



INVENTORY



Dry goods store account book, 1889-1890



 



Subject headings:



Clay County (Nebraska) — Businesses

Rauscher, George, 1867-1956

Sutton (Nebraska) — Businesses



 



Revised TMM      01-30-2020

 

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