John H. Maun [RG1219.AM]


RG1219.AM:  John H. Maun, 1819-1887

Letters, etc.:  ca. 1847-1887

Brownville, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Size:  One folder


Born in Newcastle West, Ireland, in 1819, John H. Maun came to Brownville, Nebraska Territory, in April 1857.  He served with Company E, 2nd Nebraska Cavalry during the Civil War.  He married Ellen O’Callaghen, and the couple had eleven children (two died in infancy).  Maun died at his home in Jackson, Dakota County, Nebraska, on April 28, 1887.


The collection consists of one folder containing correspondence of John H. Maun to his wife, Ellen, 1862-1886.  Letters from 1862 were written while Maun served with Co. E, 2nd Nebraska Cavalry.  Also included are a history of the Maun Family and a history of Brownville, Nebraska’s early days transcribed from an early diary of John H. Maun.


John H. Maun letters, etc.


Subject headings:

Brownville (Nebraska) — History

Maun family

Maun, John H., 1819-1887

Nemaha County (Nebraska) — History

United States. Army. Nebraska Cavalry Regiment, 2nd


Revised TMM        03-20-2017


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