Herman Veeder [RG6185.AM]


RG6185.AM:  Herman Veeder, 1830-1895

Diary:  1858
Florence, Douglas County, Nebraska
Size:  One diary


Born in New York on July 13, 1830, Herman Veeder was the son of John Johannes Pieter Veeder and Rebecca Van Patten.  For a time, Herman Veeder served as superintendent of the Arnold mine in New York.  Herman Veeder married Hannah Adair and had three children. The couple lived at Florence, Nebraska Territory for a time in the late 1850s before returning to New York.  Hannah died in 1872, and Herman remarried.  Veeder married Emily Ferriss in 1876.  He passed away on January 27, 1896, at the Pennoyer Sanitarium in Kenosha, Wisconsin. 


This collection consists of one item, a diary kept by Herman Veeder dating from January to September of 1858.  The diary covers part of the time that the Veeders lived at Florence, Nebraska Territory.  The diary is written in Pitman shorthand, but a transcription is also included.



  1. Herman Veeder diary, 1858 (original in shorthand)
  2. Herman Veeder diary, 1858 (transcript)


Subject headings:

Douglas County (Neb.) — History
Florence (Neb.) — History
Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska
Veeder, Herman, 1830-1895
Veeder, Hannah (Adair), 1834-1872


TMM     06-15-2021


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