Scotts Bluff County
1912 WASP Abstracts

Abstracted by Mrs. Georgene Morris Sones
From THE WASP, published in McGrew

NSGS - NE Ancestree Vol 2, no 1 page 35 - Summer 1979
Thursday, 1 February 1912:
Miss Ada KEESE, only dau, of townsman F. Do KEESE, was mar. to Orvil CAMERON of Ray, CO on Thursday of last week, Ceremony at Ft, Morgan, CO.
G. J. LONG, THE WASP editor & wife had a boy that arrived in Talmage on 17 January. LONG is a former Johnson Co, resident, born and raised in Sterling.
Chas, Cashus C. FRANKLIN,, do 23 Jan. at Gooding, ID and the little body was laid to rest in the cemetery at Bayard, NE on 27 January, He was the only son of Mr. & Mrs. Chas. FRANKLIN formerly of this place. He was 5 years old on 7 December, Sympathy is extended to the parents and 2 little sisters.
Thursday, 15 February 1912:
A son b. Sat., 10 January, Parents, Mr. & Mrs. Louie PODKONYAK. Dr, FIX was in attendance.
Thursday, 28 March 1912:
Amos GILLER, foreman for BRIDGES & HOYES Co., led Miss LOBDELL of Gering to the altar Wednesday morning.
Thursday, 9 May 1912:
Frank FULLETON; Miss Edith ROBERTS were mar. a week ago Wednesday at Gering where they will reside.
Thursday, 27 June 1912:
R. I. LEWIS of Lewis Canon northwest of Creighton Valley, is the father of a bouncing boy b. 21 June.
NSGS - NE Ancestree Vol 2, no. 2, page 72 - Fall 1979
Thursday, 2 May 1912:
Members of the congregation met on 29 April 1912 to organize the Presbyterian Church. Rev., Thomas C. OSBORNE of Scottsbluff offered prayer, Object of meeting stated by Rev, J. B. CURRENS, Sunday school missionary. OSBORN elected chairman; CURRENS elected secretary, Charter Members: J. N. HOWARD; Mesdames Nary HOWARD, M. M. RINGSBY, O. A. RINGSBY, F. W. MARTIN, M. B. TODD, P. W. BURK. Others who requested the organization but could not attend will be considered as charter members. Trustees: J. N. HOWARD, Mrs. M. RINGSBY Mrs. P. W. BURK. Building Committee: J. W. RINGSBY, Virgil WISE, Jess LUNDY.
From advertisement of L. W. RINGSBY, McGrew, Nebr.: McGrew lies in the famous Horseshoe valley, which in about 8 miles wide and 11 miles long, 'To the south is Pumpkin seed district, which is tributary to McGrew. Scotts Bluff county lays in the western part of Nebraska and extends east from the Wyoming state line to Morril county, The North Platte river divides the county.
Program to be held on 11 May 1912. Miss McAULIFF director. Flag Drill by: Gladys CLEVELAND, Harry LONG, Chase RINGSBY, Irol McGREW, Ivan LONG, Dean RINGSBY, Fanny DeBELLY, Mabel DOUGLAS(S), Helen ODD, Iola McGREW Roena HESTER. Others in program: Miss Carrie FRANKLIN, Mario RINGSBY, Dorothy FAIRTHBROTHER, Beryle SUITOR, Margeurite RINGSBY, Blanch DeBELLY, Pearl DeBELLY.
Thursday, 23 May 1912:
NOTICE: United States Land Office, Alliance, Neb., 20 May 1912.
Woodford E. MILLIKEN, McGrew, Neb., who on 18 February 1907 made homestead entry #22670, Serial #07809 for NW1/4 S299 T20, N, R53W, 6th Principal Meridian, has filed notice of intention to make final five year proof to establish claim to land described before Geo. G. CRONKELTON, U.S. Comm'er. at Bayard, Nebraska, on 20 July 1912. Claimant names as witnesses: F. O. KEMP John McNETT, Be F. ROBERTS, Ed FLAKER all of McGrew.          W. W. WOOD, Register.
NOTICE: United States Land Office, Alliance, Neb., 20 May 1912.
Edward O. KEMP McGrew, Nebr. on 1 October 1906 made homestead entry #22256 Serial #07844 for SE1/4 E1/2, SW1/4, S1/2 NE1/2, NW1/4 NE1/4, N1/2NW1/4, Section 24, NE1/4NE1/4, Section 23, T20N, R54W, 6th Principal Meridian, has filed to make final five year proof to establish claim on land described before George G. CRONKLETON, U.S. Comm'er. at Bayard, Neb. on 20 July 1912. Witnesses: John McNETT, Wood MILLIKEN, Jack GRIM all of McGrew, Neb., Isaac Me MARTIN of Minitare, Neb.          W. W. WOOD, Register

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