HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG0732.AM: James Henry Bixby, 1858-1918
Cherry County, Nebraska: Teacher; rancher
Size: One folder
James Henry Bixby was born at Plattsmouth, Nebraska, on September 15, 1858, and died at his home north of Ashby, Nebraska, on November 8, 1918. He received his education at Plattsmouth Academy (which his father founded). He taught in the public school system for twenty-five years. Bixby married Jennie Jewell in 1886 and they had seven children.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The collection consists of pages from a scrapbook relating to James H. Bixby, a teacher and rancher in Cherry County, Nebraska. The pages contain newspaper clippings and teacher’s certificates. Various clippings relate to reunions of the “Bixby Club,” composed of Bixby’s former students.
Bixby, James Henry, 1858-1918
Cherry County, Nebraska
Revised TMM 07-10-2017