Judson Percival, 1844-1924 [RG1295.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1295.AM:  Judson Percival, 1844-1924

Reminiscences:  1917
Pawnee County, Nebraska
Size:  1 item

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Born in New York in 1844, Judson Percival was living with his family in Michigan in 1850.  By 1860 the Percival family had moved to Illinois.  Judson Percival served with the 8th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry during the Civil War.  After the war Judson settled in Pawnee County, Nebraska.  He married Amanda Schnepp on May 30, 1872.  The couple had seven children.  Judson Percival died on January 3, 1924 and is buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Pawnee County, Nebraska.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one folder containing various reminiscences written by Judson Percival in 1917.  The reminiscences describe pioneer years in Pawnee County, Nebraska.  Several brief histories of several school districts (numbers 5, 16 and 21) are also included.

 

Subject headings:

Education -- Nebraska -- Pawnee County
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Pawnee County
Pawnee County (Neb.) -- History
Percival, Judson, 1844-1924
Schools -- Pawnee County (Neb.)

 

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