Early Pioneers Antelope County

Early Pioneers of Nebraska

The listings below are just a few of the listings found in Early Pioneers of Nebraska with Allied Lines as taken from Family Recognition Records Volume 1., from the Nebraska State Genealogical Society in Lincoln, Nebraska. The names in the book and the accompanying information found there were taken from the first five hundred completed Ancestor Information Sheets and Generation Charts submitted. This project was started in the spring of 1981. There was no date shown for the publication date of the book.

The page number at the end of each surname is for the page on which the information was found.

Antelope County

Davis, John Isaac and Alice Alma (Hutchins). Settled in Nebraska: 1877, Antelope County. John born August 7, 1860, in Coloma, Waushara Co., WI. Died Dec. 1, 1913, Harrison, NE. Married: Oct. 20, 1885, North Loup, NE. Alice born Oct. 23, 1865 near Albert Lea, MN. Died Aug. 19, 1941, Harrison, NE. Both buried in Harrison Cemetery. Parents: Daniel Perkins and Sarah (Drake) Davis, and Alanzo Bradley and Rosetta (Week) Hutchins. Children: Archie C., Daniel P., Edna Fern, Rosetta, John A., and Wanda M. Allied lines: Blivens, Crandall, Rogers, Lovelis, Griswold, Barker, Rader, Whitlock, McQue, Jones, Bixler. Submitted by: Mrs. Virginia Cassells, Rt. 4, Box 1-E, Scottsbluff, NE 69361. Certificate #408. Page 58.

Hopkins, Amos Crandall and Thankful Otiskia (Ames). Settled in Nebraska: 1867-68,Antelope County. Amos born May 22, 1825, in Virgil, Cortland Co., NY. Died Nov. 5, 1904, Tilden, Antelope Co., NE. Married Nov. 2, 1845, Girard, PA. Thankful born May 25, 1827, in Girard, Erie Co. PA. Died Sept. 19, 1915, Tilden, NE. Both buried in Neligh Cemetery, Neligh, NE. Parents: Gardiner and Freelove (Parker) Hopkins, and Allen and Nancy (Claucy) Ames. Children: Emma Amelia, Amos Clyde, Andy Williams, John Henry, Ida Josephine, Hazel Estelle, Ernest Norman, Harry Simon, Edith Irene, Iva Gertrude, Myrtle, Sarah, Viola Lucille, Charles Harold, and Eva Louise. Allied lines: Andersen, Nelsen, Berry, Butt, Barrett, Fraklin, Cox, Farrington. Submitted by Edwin W. Barrett, Myron Stratton Home, Colorado Springs, CO. 80906. Certificate # 372. Page 75.

Rodgers, Edwin Blake and Elizabeth Bell (Brown). Settled in Nebraska: 1876. Orchard, Antelope County. Note: Edwin came to Nebraska with his first wife, Mary Cramer and their daughter, Alberta. No other information on Mary is given. Edwin born June 10, 1854, Butleigh, Somerset, England. Married Dec. 25, 1888, Nebraska City, NE. Elizabeth Bell (Brown) born Aug. 13, 1863, Denver, CO. Edwin died Jul. 28, 1925, Osmond, Pierce Co., NE. Elizabeth died Jul 31, 1900, Osmond, NE. Both buried in cemetery at Osmond, NE. Parents: James and Mary Ann (Blake) Rodgers, and George Augustus and Catherine Francis (Sadler) Brown. Children: with first wife, Alberta C.; with second wife, Viola Fern, Myrtle Ivian, Waldo James, Clarence Edwin, Ernest Blake, and Opal Ruby. Allied names: Murray, Mann, Duncan, Irwin, Howell, Gibson, Reeves. Submitted by: Mrs. Belvadine Lecher, 530 Beech St., Chadron, NE 69337. Certificate # 457. Page 104.