James K. Young [RG1997.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1997.AM:  James K. Young, 1848-1916

Land documents, etc.: 1863-1878
Lancaster  and Frontier Counties, Nebraska
Size:  One folder (see oversize)

BACKGROUND NOTE

Born in Tennessee in 1848, James K. Young served with the 11th Tennessee Cavalry during the Civil War.  He also served with the 1st Nebraska Infantry.  Young married Mary Miller at Lincoln, Nebraska, on July 12, 1875.  The couple lived in Frontier County, Nebraska, for a number of years before moving to Woodward County, Oklahoma, around 1894.  James K. Young died on November 28, 1916.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of one folder containing several land documents relating to land owned by James K. Young in Lancaster County, Nebraska.  Also included is one travel document relating to Young’s service with the Nebraska 1st Regiment.  The items date from 1863 to 1878.

INVENTORY

Land documents and travel document, 1863-1878

 

Subject headings:

Land -- Nebraska -- Lancaster County
United States. Army. Nebraska Infantry Regiment, 1st
Young, James K., 1848-1916

 

TMM     03-15-2021

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