Discover the York County Nebraska of yesteryear in this meaty NEW 5.5" x 8.5" booklet, YORK COUNTY NEBRASKA USA, excerpted from a rare history: Old Settlers' History of York County and Individual Biography, was originally published in 1913. The 180-page spiral bound booklet is printed on 60# bond paper with the front cover protected with a vinyl sheet. The contents include: Naming of York County; Topography; Early Settlements; County Organization; the Great Easter Storm of 1873 and the Calamity of Grasshoppers in 1876; a Roster of County Officials up to 1881; Recollections of a Pioneer Pastor's Wife by Mrs. W.E. Morgan; the Cost of Pioneering by Mrs. Jennie W. Stephens; the Agricultural Society; Old York Precinct; Early History; Incorporation; the City of York; Banks; the Temperence Struggle in the Early Days of York; York School District; First Term of Court; Indian wedding customs; York College; Churches; Fraternal Societies; the Press; the Pioneer Physician; First Happenings; Recollection by W.E. Dayton; Communities of McCool Junction, Henderson, Benedict, Lushton, and Bradshaw. Biographies and/or personal recollections of early days, make up the rest of the booklet. The names include: D.W. Baker, John Lett, M. Sovereign, Nathaniel A. Dean, Daniel Graves, Julia A. Brown, George Wallace Post, A.W. Wirt, Charles M. Sandall, Daniel Beishline, M. Burns, Sebastian Gilmore, L.D. Stilson, Montraville Robbins, Christian Haloch, Nathan Johnson, Mrs. George Bowers, William Escridge McCloud, Ezekiel Evans, J.W. Gilmore, Elias Gilmore, Mary A. Gilmore, C.S. Harrison, C.J. Carlson, Foster J. Parris, Mrs. D.T. Moore, James D. Houston, J.B. Meehan, J.W. Rush, S.S. Deffenbaugh, Hiram Schnebley, W. H. Taylor, Levi Dean, Albert B. Chatterton, Martin Polzin, Isaac Ong, William D. Purcell, Jerry Stanton, H.W. Hoffmaster, William V. Powell, Charles LeCount and Charles Lecount Wray, Philip Ruch, H.C. Kleinschmidt, David Henderson, E.D. Copsey, T.W. Smith, Daniel George, J.B. Steward, Robert W. Henderson, Capt. and Mrs. J.B. Read, Alfonso D. Wyckoff, John H. Parker, Harvey Pickrel, Horton M. Detrick, and George F. Corcoran. Photos include: Early Nebraska Home, Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Kleinschmidt, the City of York in 1874, Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson, John H. Parker, Robert Henderson, Arthur G. Wray, Rev. C.S. Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. P.J. Ruch, Mrs. Nellie H. Young, Elias Gilmore, Mr. and Mrs. Dan George, J.W. Frost, M. Sovereign, Mrs. and Mrs. E.D. Copsey, Mrs. Lillie Gilmore Hunt, T.W. Smith, A.B. Chatterton, Mrs. Jennie Stephens, Harve Pickrel, Dr. S.V. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. D.J. Colling, Sebastian Gilmore and Nerva Fouse.