We made it through
the heat of July, now perhaps the month of August will be a bit kinder
to Nebraska. Much time was spent in the basement library, working with
persons researching for their families, and updating materials.
A special "THANK
YOU" to Sandra Dames of Scribner. During the month of June, she updated
the Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery records, NW of Scribner, Nebraska
for us. The new entries will be placed in our library book, and also on
our web site.
President of ENGS, has been working in our library during the month of
July. He is preparing to do a special media scanning of the photos
housed at the May Museum and also for the 150th anniversary
of Dodge County 2006. This to be displayed at the May Museum.
NEW BOOKS ON THE
We have received a
lovely Book from James H Hensel entitled Weimann-Dobkowitz, a Family
History. It contains over 1250 pictures and over 400 pages of text.
'Jim' spent over eight years putting this family history together, and
it is worth your time to scan thru it, even if the family isn't yours.
Also arriving at our
library is a book The IRISH in AMERICA, it is edited by Michael Coffey
and Text by Terry Golway. It was donated by Helen Drumright. This is a
very interesting book about special Irish families here in America.
DID YOU KNOW???????
Almonds are a member
of the peach family.
An ostrich's eye is
bigger than its brain.
A goldfish has a
memory span of three seconds.
All 50 states are
listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5
Our eyes are always
the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
SALE OF SCHOOL LANDS!
Notice is hereby
given: That WEDNESDAY JULY 21st, 1869, at the East door of
the Court House, in Fremont, at 10 o'clock a.m., I will offer at Public
Sale to the highest bidder, all the unsold School Lands in Dodge county
Neb. PROVIDED: That no Lands shall be sold for less than its appraised
value, nor for less than $7.00 per acre in addition to the appraised
value of the improvements thereon. By order of the County
A G BRUGH, Clerk, Dodge Co Neb.
DODGE COUNTY NE MARRIAGES-100 YEARS AGO
BOOK 11 - August 1905
Ralph Martin to Bertha Ann Rhea on 02 Aug
Gustaf B Eggers to Mary A Janssen on 02 Aug
Joseph C Cook to Maude D Clark on 02 Aug
Allen C Scott to M Ethel Smith on 02 Aug
Grant Gibson to Pearl Holbrook on 14 Aug
Waldemar F Reetz to Elizabeth Henneman on 14 Aug
Frank L Reed to Marian C Mahler on 15 Aug
Emil C Raasch to Katie D Steck on 16 Aug
John H Weidner to Clara Peters on 16 Aug
William T Anthony to C Della Anthony on 16 Aug
Herbert W Robinson to Mary Edna Georan on 16 Aug
Frank Tragard to Mrs Mabel E Rodgers on 16 Aug
Walter M Lee to Laura Brouillette on 16 Aug
Charles H Madison to Mary Svatora on 17 Aug
Josiah Stevens to Mrs Theo Hendershot on 18 Aug
Henry Swanson to Leana Brunswick on 21 Aug
Loren Myrten to Mrs Ella Smith on 22 Aug
John G Barlow to Minnie M Helt on 23 Aug
M Stewart Thompson to Edith Kastran on 23 Aug
Clyde R Jeffords to Anne M Maxwell on 28 Aug
Charlie J Lennemann to Emma Emanuel on 30 Aug
Robert F Moore to Miriam F Myers on 30 Aug
At the residence of
the bride's mother, Mrs John B Janssen, on last Wednesday evening, Miss
Mary Jane Janssen was united in marriage to Gustav Eggers. Rev E Walter
was the officiating clergyman and the ceremony was performed in the
presence of a large number of relatives and friends, among them being a
number of out of town relatives. At 5 o'clock a very elaborate wedding
supper was served.
Both young people
have lived here most of their lives and their many friends extend their
best wishes for their future happiness. They have gone to housekeeping
in the residence of A H Harms on Myrtle street.
Noted in Fremont
Tribune 07 Aug 1905 2:2
Graduates of Normal college took place last night, with a large audience
present. The Class colors, black and white, were in conspicuous
evidence. The appropriate motto of the class was: "We Fill the Cup
From Which We Drink."
were given diplomas as follows: Thomas A Tucker, president; Anna G
Sullivan, secretary; Elmer P Johnson, Archie Z Myers, Louis F Kreizinger,
L Fred Lundy, Thos W Bruen, Q Howard Stevens, William H Fischer,
Alexander St Romberg, Paul P Platz, Carrie Keef, Lawrence Hillyer, B A
Adams, Raymond S Baker.
Dr W O Henry of Omaha
delivered the address to the class. His subject was "high Ideals," and
the address was full of sound sense and good advice. He urged upon the
class the necessity of sobriety, diligence, industry and integrity. He
spoke of the use of liquor in the pharmacy business and gave some
warnings with respect to it.
The musical portion
of the program was greatly enjoyed. Miss Fern Preston gave a piano solo
and Mrs E O Garrett sang in a most charming manner, "Roses in June."
Tonight a graduation
recital will be given under the auspices of the department of music by
Misses Mattie B Reynolds and Marian C Mohler, assisted by Prof Frank L
Fremont Tri-Weekly Tribune 5 Aug 1905 3:2