Author: Von Rothenberger
This rare reprint of the first history of Osborne County, Kansas was originally published in 1884. It is one of the few homesteading-period promotional books still in existence anywhere, originally published as an enticement to attract new settlers from the eastern United States. Over 100 brief biographies of citizens and rare sketches of farms and businesses. It shows their origins to be from Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio and eastern states. It is an excellent genealogical source. There is a newly added every name index and a list of illustrations.
1997, 6" X 9", Softbound, 60 pages
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