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  • August Friedrich Wilhelm Braasch (1858 - 1939)
    AUGUST BRAASCH Biography 1934 August Braasch of Hadar was born at Ixonia, Wisconsin, 2 September 1858. He came to Madison county with his parents in 1866. His father, Herman Braasch and Frederick Wagne...
  • Jesse Lowe (1814 - 1868)
    Lowe (March 11, 1814 – April 3, 1868) was the first mayor of Omaha, Nebraska, serving for one year from March 5, 1857 to March 2, 1858. An important real estate agent in the early city, Lowe is credite...
  • Enos Lowe, MD (1804 - 1880)
    Lowe (May 5, 1804–February 13, 1880) was a pioneer doctor and businessman who was among the original founders of Omaha, Nebraska and served as president of the Second Iowa Constitutional Convention.
  • Benjamin J. Hempel (1836 - 1901)
    BENJ. HEMPLE FALLS DEAD One of Plattsmouth's Oldest Settlers Stricken.PLATTSMOUTH, Neb., Dec 4 - (Special)- Benjamin Hemple fell dead this evening from heart disease. He was one of the oldest settlers ...
  • John Baldwin Hawley (1830 - 1895)
    in Hawleyville, Connecticut, Hawley moved with his parents to Carthage, Illinois, in 1833. He attended the public schools and Jacksonville College, Jacksonville, Illinois. He studied law. He was admitt...

Settlers in Nebraska before statehood: March 1, 1867