Priscilla Y. Brown [RG0811.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0811.AM:  Priscilla Y. Brown

Family history and genealogy:  1890-1958
Alexandria, Thayer County, Neb.:  Settlers
Size:  1 folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection contains the family history and genealogy of the Alexander and Brooks families, settlers in Alexandria, Nebraska. Included is a biography of Isaac Alexander titled "The Life of Isaac Alexander and His Family During the Pioneer Days As Recalled By His Youngest Son Martin Alexander." It emphasizes Isaac's experiences in fighting Indians in Wisconsin, Iowa, and the Nebraska Territory. He and his family settled in the Alexandria, Nebraska, area. "Salute to Alexandria," by Dr. Harry J. Newell, is also included.

 

Subject headings:

Alexander family
Alexander, Charity (Smith), 1814-1893
Alexander, Isaac, 1807-1878
Alexander, Martin A., 1856-1943
Alexander, Samuel Josiah, 1844-1911
Alexandria (Neb.) -- Local history
Brestel family
Brooks family
Brooks, Harry Glenn, 1893-
Brooks, John, 1623-1691
Farrell family
Fleming family
Genealogy
Indian warfare -- Nebraska -- Thayer County
Indians of North America -- Wars
Jefferson County (Neb.) -- Local history
McCullow family
Newell, Harry J., 1872-1947
Nightingale family
Place family
Thayer County (Neb.) -- Local history

 

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