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Sue and Charlie Eickhoff

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Family history Sue and Charlie Eickhoff shared at the Nebraska City History Harvest event held at the Lewis and Clark Missouri River Basin Visitors Center on September 12, 2010.

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Sue and Charlie Eikhoff, Nebraska City History Harvest, 2010

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Items in the Sue and Charlie Eickhoff Collection

This is the funeral photograph of Patrick Kennedy, Sue Eickhoff's great-grandfather. An emigrant form Ireland, Patrick Kennedy homesteaded in the town of Coleridge in Cedar County, NE. Funeral photographs used to be much more common then they are…

This is a Timber Claim granting Patrick Kennedy, Sue Eickhoff's great-grandfather, rights over 160 acres of land in accordance with the Timber Culture Acts of 1873, 1874, and 1878. First passed in 1873, the Timber Culture Act provided up to 160 acres…

This is Patrick Kennedy's homestead certificate given in accordance with the 1862 Homestead Act, securing his right to the 160 acres of land in Cedar County, Nebraska. Seeking to create more yeoman farmers, believed to be the backbone of antebellum…

This is Patrick Kennedy's admission for citizenship, made in Nebraska in 1884. At the time, a person had to continuously reside in the United States for five years before applying for citizenship and live within the state of application for at least…

Charlie Eickhoff's great-grandfather Arnold Eickhoff, born in 1836, moved to Nebraska after the Civil War and at first lived in a dugout on the border of Cedar and Knox counties. He rose to be the bank manager, and in 1893 was elected representative…