Ancestry.com. Western Nebraska History and Biography [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data: Compendium of History Reminiscence and Biography of Western Nebraska Containing a History of the State of Nebraska. Chicago, IL, USA: Alden Publishing, 1909.
This database contains a history of Nebraska and a compendium of reminiscence of western Nebraska. The history of Nebraska embraces an account of early explorations, early settlements, Indian occupancy, Indian history and traditions, territorial and state organizations, political history, and a concise history of the growth and development of the state. The compendium of reminiscence contains biographical sketches of hundreds of prominent citizens of western Nebraska. Both the biographical and historical portions of this database may contain valuable information that could be a great addition to your genealogical research. Historical works are especially useful for learning about the time and place our ancestors lived in and placing them in a historical context.