Obituary and/or burial info on John Nicholas BAKER

I am trying to locate an obituary and/or burial information on John Nicholas Baker. He was born in 1848 and died March 29, 1930 and my information states that he was buried in a cemetery south of Gering.  Any information on this would be appreciated.

Marla Chrisman

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Looking for Seitaro “Sam” Ishii

Looking for information on my great-uncle (grandfather’s older brother), Seitaro “Sam” Ishii

  • May have been in Scottsbluff between 1917-1950’ish
  • Was a businessman
  • Married a Caucasian woman who already had a daughter from a previous relationship.

Please contact me to share and compare notes.

Sharon Ishii-Jordan

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ESTORGA family in Nebraska

Looking for any Estorga family in Nebraska. Looking for family of Priscillana Estorga born circa 1883 in Mexico and died in 1936 in Lyman, Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Her death cert states parents are Jesus Estorga and Simona Hernandez. And the informant was Jesus Estorga. She worked in the beet farms in the Scottsbluff County area. Help!!


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Looking for descendants of Harry SATO

Hey looking to make contact with any Sato’s out there. My grandma was born in western Nebraska and lived for a time in Mitchell supposedly on the family farm. Her mother didn’t like Nebraska as it turns out and with her husband moved back to Hawaii where I also happen to be today. This would have been about 1935. Grandma always said there was family out in Nebraska, I just don’t know if there would be many people around who would even remember a story like this.

Isaac Ishihara

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Church in Minatare, Nebraska

I am trying to locate the church records for the church in Minatare Scotts Bluff, Nebraska – it was probably established as an Evangelical Lutheran Church or similar and closed in the 1950 or 1960s. The American Historical Society of Germans from Russia Nebraska Panhandle Chapter worked to get the church records from the area microfilmed. However, the Minatare records were not a part of that project – possibly when the church closed, the records were sent to a church in the area or possibly went with some of the leaders of the congregation? There were many Germans from Russia in the area. My Great Grandfather – George Heinrich (Henry) Stricker died in September 1913 and was living on “the old Cox Place” according to the death notice in the Minatare newspaper. His death certificate from the church signed by the minister of St James Lutheran Church in Scottsbluff – Pastor Eggold – indicated that he was buried in the Minatare cemetery. We also cannot find a grave for him. Any information would be appreciated


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C.D. Baker 1844, Clinton Co., Iowa – 1922, Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska

Seeking any descendants who may have historic information on house in Gage County, Nebraska built by C.D. Baker in 1879.

Married: Elizabeth Vanduzen

F/Nellie BAKER
M/Porter Chester Baker 1877-1968
F/Georgianne BAKER
F/Rosalie BAKER
F/Hulda O Baker

Please respond.

Thank you,
Bobbie Taylor

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GRIDLEY Obit Look up Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Hello I am looking for an obituary for Vera Lucina Jackson Gridley she died on June 7, 1977 in Scottsbluff. I am writing a book on my Family history and would really love to include this in my book all of her living descendants don’t have one and all would like to see it.

Thanks Michael Dykhorst

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