William Payne, 1815-1887 [RG1303.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1303.AM:  William Payne, 1815-1887

Correspondence:  1871-1874
Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska
Size:  1 folder

BACKGROUND NOTE

Born December 20, 1815, in Scott County, Kentucky, William Payne was the oldest of six sons born to Robert and Mariah Payne.  He was married three times; first to Mary Robinson, then Albina Viley, and finally to Mrs. Ellen Potts.  From the three marriages he had three sons and five daughters.  Following the Civil War, Payne moved his family to Nebraska City, Nebraska.  He lived in Nebraska City until his death on August 22, 1887.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one folder containing family correspondence from William Payne, 1872-1874, and William's daughter, Eliza R. Payne, 1871, of Nebraska City to George Viley Payne (William's son) of Scott County, Kentucky.  The correspondence discusses family news, local happenings, etc.  Also included is family history information compiled by Mrs. William H. Coffman of Louisville, Kentucky. 

 

Subject headings:

Nebraska City (Neb.) -- History
Payne Family
Payne, Eliza R., 1848-1901
Payne, George Viley, 1843-1909
Payne, William, 1815-1887

 

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