Andrew G. Wilson [RG1525.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1525.AM:  Andrew G. Wilson, 1861-1922

Letters:  1916-1920
Hebron, Thayer County, Nebraska:  Abstracter
Size:  Seven letters

BACKGROUND NOTE

Born at Scotch Grove, Iowa, on April 5, 1861, Andrew G. Wilson was the son of James and Ellen (Gordon) Wilson.  He married Elizabeth McKean at Delaware, Iowa, in 1890.  Sometime between 1900 and 1910, the couple moved to Hebron, Nebraska, where Andrew worked as an abstracter.  Andrew G. Wilson died on April 19, 1922.  He is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery at Hebron, Nebraska.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of seven letters written by Andrew G. Wilson of Hebron to his cousin Martha.  The letters date from January 1, 1916 to July 26, 1920.  Subjects include World War I, the flu epidemic, weather, crops, daylight savings time, and the Wilson family genealogy.

INVENTORY

Letters, 1916-1920

 

Subject headings:

Crops -- Nebraska
Daylight saving
Influenza epidemic, 1918-1919 -- Nebraska
Thayer County (Nebraska) -- History
Weather -- Nebraska
Wilson family
Wilson, Andrew G., 1861-1922
World War, 1914-1918

 

Revised TMM      07-28-2020

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