Lois Schultz will present a program on her journey to TURKEY. This should be a very interesting program to start off our fall session.
This summer has been hot, full of researchers, and fortunately we were able to help some of them.
Claire wishes to Thank all of you for the many sympathy cards and memorials to her husband, Emil, who passed away on 04 August 1999.
And now it is time to take items off the back-burner and get on with
a new life, but it will be busy, for she has many ideas to complete, and
with the help of Renee it will be another productive year.
Ellis Island opened as the immigration center in New York harbor in
January 1892. For many years it was believed that their records of
immigration for the first five years were destroyed by a fire in June of
1897 along with the old wooden building housing them. In 1994 Philip
Lax, president of the Ellis Island Restoration Commission, reported that
all of the early records had been located, either in the hands of shipping
companies, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, or Balch Institute
DO YOU KNOW that until 1786 all children born in Virginia regardless of religious affiliation, were required to be baptized in the Episcopal Church.
This also from Twigs & Branches Dec 1998
Noted in the Fremont Tribune 04 Sep 1899 4:5
NORTH BEND NEWS - Miss Gertrude Farmer and Miss Caroline Carl, young ladies from Fort Plain NY, are enjoying a delightful visit at the home of their relatives, Mr and Mrs A Peller.
J W Stevenson, manager of the North Bend nursery, is shipping apples at the rate of 200 bushels per week.
Rufus and Charles Black of Purple Cane, left on last Saturday’s mail train for a visit at Lexington, Virginia.
Mrs Wilson, from Pittsburg VA is visiting her mother, Mrs Johnson in North Bend.
Miss Hustin from Schuyler is giving music lesson to a number of our young people.
Mrs Haden of Chilacothe, Ohio is here visiting her aunt, Mrs Armstead.
Mr and Mrs James Ritchie of Omaha are visiting relatives in this town.
02 Sep Carl DEML to Mary Ellen COCHERN
Located in Book 9 of Dodge Co NE Marriages
ON THE SHELF
Donated by Alex Meyer - copies of the old record book for IMMANUEL Lutheran
Church-Snyder Nebraska. This was founded sometime in 1898.
Contains the baptisms, confirmations, marriages and deaths.
Thanks Alex, another good book for our church shelf.
A TRIP BACK IN TIME!
NATURALIZATIONS-First citizenship certificates have been issued as follows
from the office of the district clerk::
NEW CITIZENS - John Nickelson, Soren S Anderson and Soren P Slattery,
all of Fremont and former subjects of Denmark, and Hans Hansen of Hooper,
also a former Danish subject, have received final naturalization certificates.
First papers have been issued to Thomas Lorenzen of Fremont, a German,
and Olaf Nelson of Fremont, a Swede.
FIRST PAPERS - First naturalization paper have been issued to
Paul Jacupke and Paul Rhein of Fremont and Fred Barth of Leavitt, all of
Fremont Post Office - Advertized Letters
Persons calling for the above will please say “advertized.” Tri-Weekly
Tribune 09 Sep 1899 5:5
RECOVERED THE BUGGY
The buggy of Baldwin & Rogers, which went into the washout at the Platte bridge on Friday night, was brought up to town yesterday morning, it being considerably damaged. It was at first thought it went into the river, but it only sunk into the washout. The driver was returning from a trip to Wahoo made in the afternoon and in the darkness did not notice that the river had commenced to boom during his absence. He was not hurt in being suddenly pulled out by the team when the buggy went down.
Fremont Weekly Herald 2 Jul 1891 4:6
How did tombstones get started? The practice of putting a stone
on a grave arose not from piety but from fear; its origin was not respect
for the dead but the motive was of self-protection. Even after all
precautions had been taken, the living were still afraid that the dead
person might return and act against his former community. To make
absolutely sure he stayed in his tomb, they weighted the soil down with
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