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Nebraska Association (Gage County, Neb.)

RG3387.AM:  Nebraska Association (Gage County, Neb.)

Records:  1857-1858
Nebraska:  Settlement association
Size:  1 volume


The Nebraska Association was formed on April 22, 1857, on board a steamboat anchored in the Missouri River near Doniphan, Kansas Territory. The original members were all settlers bound for Southeast Nebraska who agreed to band together for mutual aid and protection. A committee of their members investigated possible sites and selected Gage County. The name, Beatrice, was chosen on May 5, 1857.


This collection consists of 1 volume of minutes relating to the locating, naming and organization of the city of Beatrice, Nebraska.

Note:  Additional materials relating to the settlement of Beatrice can be found in the public records collections for Beatrice [RG0308] and Gage County [RG0200].


  1. Minutes, 1857-1858



Beatrice (Neb.) -- History
Gage County (Neb.) -- History
Land settlement -- Nebraska -- Beatrice
Nebraska Association (Gage County, Neb.)


Revised 04-10-2008   TMM


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