HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG0916.AM: Nettie M. (Cox) Pingree, 1861-1892
Seward County, Nebraska
Size: One item; four pages
Born in Nebraska City, Nebraska, on August 6, 1861, Nettie M. Cox, daughter of William and Rebecca Cox, taught school in Seward County, Nebraska. Nettie married Franklin Pingree at Seward, Nebraska, on August 10, 1882. They had at least two children, Frank and Logan. The family moved to Washington, D.C., where Franklin worked as a police officer. Nettie (Cox) Pingree died in the District of Columbia on January 26, 1892. She is buried in Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C. Franklin remarried and eventually moved to California, where he died on August 9, 1911.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The collection consists of a four page, handwritten essay entitled, "The First Schoolhouse of Seward County," by Nettie M. Cox. The essay is dated November 29, 1878, and gives a physical description of the first school building in Seward County.
Note: See RG0955.AM for materials relating to Nettie’s father, William Wallace Cox.
Essay, “The First Schoolhouse of Seward County,” by Nettie M. Cox
Architecture -- Nebraska -- Seward County
Pingree, Nettie M. (Cox), 1861-1892
Cox, William Wallace, 1832-1907
Education -- Nebraska -- Seward County
School buildings -- Nebraska -- Seward County
Schools -- Nebraska -- Seward County
Seward County (Nebraska) -- History
Revised TMM 10-04-2016