143 full page photographs of families, couples, group photographs, individual people, and homesteads found within the manuscript History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People, Volume 3.
These biographies are of men prominent in the building of western Nebraska. These men settled in Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties. A group of counties often called the panhandle of Nebraska. The History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People is a trustworthy history of the days of exploration and discovery, of the pioneer sacrifices and settlements, of the life and organization of the territory of Nebraska, of the first fifty years of statehood and progress, and of the place Nebraska holds in the scale of character and civilization. In the
Cecil A. Crume, 80, 3595 Bernard Ave., Albany, died suddenly Friday morning (Aug. 23) at the Albany General Hospital from a heart attack. Services were held today at 2 p.m. at the Fisher Funeral Home with interment at Waverly Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. William George Hooper officiated. Mr. Crume was born at Scio, March 12, 1888 to Charles Crume and Matilda Leeper Crume, and lived in the Albany vicinity since 1914. He was a retired farmer. He married Ada Crystal Bilyeu at Albany, May 27, 1907. She died Sept. 24, 1947. Mr. Crume and Fay Wokoloughlin Crume were married at
Mrs. Ada Crystal Crume, 58, a resident of Lebanon for the past 18 months, died Sept. 24 at the Albany General Hospital. She was born at Scio, Feb. 22, 1889, and lived in the Scio and Albany areas previous to her Lebanon residence. Services were held Saturday at the Fisher Funeral Home in Albany with Dr. E. B. Luther of the Baptist Church officiated. Interment was in the Franklin Butte Cemetery. Mrs. Crume is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ruby Schulte and Mrs. Berniece Steen both of Albany; brothers, Eddie Bilyeu, Scio, Dane Bilyeu, Lebanon and Byron Bilyeu, Salem; sisters
James W. Crume, farmer, See. 9; P. O. Mattoon; owns eighty acres; was born in Marion Co., Ky., March 17, 1830, and lived with his parents on the farm until 21 years of age. He was married to Emily J. Maine, Dec. 29, 1856, who was born in Dubois Co., Ind., Aug. 25, 1834, and died Sept. 21, 1862. He then married Mary E. Reynolds Dec. 31, 1864, who was born in Coles Co., Ill., March 29, 1834, and has had eight children, four of whom are living, viz., William R., Benjamin R., James H. and Emily O.; the deceased