Anzonetta (Hunt) Mills [RG5259.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG5259.AM:  Anzonetta (Hunt) Mills, 1863-1941

Reminiscences, etc.: Undated
Antelope and Madison Counties, Nebraska
Size:  One folder

BACKGROUND NOTE

Born in Gallia County, Ohio, on November 10, 1863, Anzonetta “Nettie” Hunt was the daughter of John and Martha Hunt.  The family moved to Nebraska around 1872 to settle at what is now Tilden, Nebraska.  She attended school in Antelope County and received her teaching certificate.  She taught for several years before marrying George Mills on June 15, 1884.  The couple had fourteen children.  Anzonetta Mills died at North Platte, Nebraska, on January 31, 1941.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one folder containing a photocopy of typescript reminiscences and writings by Anzonetta Mills.  She describes the sod houses of local settlers, as well as teaching in a sod school in Antelope County, Nebraska, and a prairie fire.  Also included in the collection is genealogical information about the Hunt family.

INVENTORY

Writings and reminiscences
Genealogical information

 

Subject headings:

Antelope County (Neb.) -- History
Education -- Nebraska
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska
Hunt family
Madison County (Neb.) -- History
Mills family
Reminiscences
Teachers -- Nebraska
Women -- Nebraska

 

KFK                     11-19-2001
Revised TMM      01-07-2021

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