Settlers in Nebraska before statehood: March 1, 1867
- Algernon Sidney Paddock 1830-1897, a Republican secretary of Nebraska Territory and U.S. Senator from Nebraska after statehood.
- Phineas Hitchcock 1831-1881, a Delegate and a Senator from Nebraska.
- Augustus Hall 1814-1861, chief justice of the Nebraska Territory.
- Ruben Henry Wilbur 1825-1896, Mayor of Omaha, 1877-79. Brother-in-law of Phineas Hitchcock.