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Bernard James McDonald's Hotel at Emerson Ne.
Submitted by Kathie Harrison

Great Grandfather Bernard James McDonald's Hotel at Emerson, Nebraska. Taken Oct.21, 1904 during William Jennings Bryan's campaign for the Presidency. 

Great Grandfather was standing next to William Jennnings Bryan The inside of Bernard James McDonald's Hotel at Emerson Ne.
Submitted by Kathie Harrison
Bernard James McDonald's Hotel at Emerson Ne.
Photographs
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Hazel McDonald 1920  
Submitted by Kathie Harrison
Hazel McDonald
Daniel Francis Donlen (husband of Mary Catherine McDonald). Born 1855 in Bear Creek, Iowa - Died 1938 Ponca Twp., Dixon County, Nebraska
Submitted by Kathie HarrisonMary Catherine McDonald Donlen (sister of my G-grandfather). Born 25 Apr 1860 in Galena, Jo Daviess Co., IL - Died 30 Dec 1944 Ponca Twp., Dixon County, Nebraska.
Submitted by Kathie Harrison
Daniel Francis Donlen & Mary Catherine McDonald Donlen
Joe Garvin drayman & mules

Submitted by 
Bob Heliker 

 A special thanks to Mrs. Lois Ankeny, owner of the origional photographs for allowing Bob to forward to us these great photographs for use on  the Dixon County pages. Making Hay

Submitted by 
Bob Heliker 

 A special thanks to Mrs. Lois Ankeny, owner of the origional photographs for allowing Bob to forward to us these great photographs for use on  the Dixon County pages. Threshing Oats

Submitted by 
Bob Heliker 

 A special thanks to Mrs. Lois Ankeny, owner of the origional photographs for allowing Bob to forward to us these great photographs for use on  the Dixon County pages.
Dixon County Photographs | Joe Garvin Drayman & Mules, threshing and making hay
Guy Bostwick and Jake Kneifl Newcastle about 1923. They did carpenter work together.

Submitted by Mary Ann TapeyMissouri Valley Hills, Newcastle, Ne.

Submitted by Mary Ann Tapey
Dixon County Photographs | Guy Bostwick and Jake Kneifl
Chris and Maria Martinson's Children 1883
Christina, Hansina, and Carl

Submitted by Mary Ann Tapey
Chris & Maria Martinson's children
Christina, Hansina & Carl
Herbert Shumway House

Submitted by Helen Fredell
Herbert Shumway House
Minnie & Amy Tubbs

Tubbs Family of Dixon County
Submitted by Michalene Cardella

Minnie Tubbs Brewer & Caroline Valleau Tubbs

Tubbs Family of Dixon County
Submitted by Michalene Cardella
Chester & Daisy Tubbs

Tubbs Family of Dixon County
Submitted by Michalene Cardella
Rob & Jeannie Tubbs Beller

Tubbs Family of Dixon County
Submitted by Michalene CardellaOtis Tubbs

Tubbs Family of Dixon County
Submitted by Michalene CardellaCaroline Valleau Tubbs (center) & Sisters
Wakefield, Nebraska

Tubbs Family of Dixon County
Submitted by Michalene Cardella
Lee, Minnie, Walter & Lola Tubbs

Tubbs Family of Dixon County
Submitted by Michalene CardellaLee Tubbs

Tubbs Family of Dixon County
Submitted by Michalene CardellaArchie & Daisey Tubbs

Tubbs Family of Dixon County
Submitted by Michalene Cardella
The John & Myra Tubbs McClary Family

Tubbs Family of Dixon County
Submitted by Michalene Cardella

Tubbs Family of Dixon County
Amanzel DeForest Whitford
During the Civil War

Submitted by Michalene CardellaChildren of Amanze DeForest and Mary Emily Allen Whitford

Submitted by Michalene CardellaFamily of Amanzel and Mary Emily Allen Whitford

Submitted by Michalene Cardella
Amanzel DeForest Whitford
Taken while serving in the Nebraska State Legislature

Submitted by Michalene CardellaAmanzel DeForest Whitford
Allen, Nebraska

Submitted by Michalene CardellaMathew (son of Amanzel and Mary)
Whitford, wife and sons, Charles and Morris

Submitted by Michalene Cardella
Mary Emily Allen Whitford
Allen, Nebraska

Submitted by Michalene CardellaMilo and Cerissa Pasco Whitford
Allen, Nebraska

Submitted by Michalene Cardella
Whitford Family
This postcard was sent to my Grandmother Hazel Helen McDonald in Emerson, Dixon Co., NE in 1910 by an unknown friend, signature says Lora or Lona. Maybe someone will recognize the girl in the photo which was taken in Blair, NE.
Submitted by Kathie HarrisonThis postcard was sent to my Grandmother Hazel Helen McDonald in Emerson, Dixon Co., NE in 1910 by an unknown friend, signature says Lora or Lona. Maybe someone will recognize the girl in the photo which was taken in Blair, NE.
Submitted by Kathie HarrisonI have lost the identity of the submitter of this photograph. The file was named Armstrong Parade. Please contact Robin
if you submitted this photo.
Unidentified Dixon County Related Photos
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Martha Munson
Munson Family
The photo on the left is thought to be either Martha Munson, or her sister, Christena Hangman.  They immigrated from Sweden in 1882. The family name is Persson, but the family went by the surnames of Walberg and Peterson once in America. The photo on the right is of Martha Munson and her son, Harold Godfrey Munson, taken in Maskell, Ne, about 1915.  Submitted by Dawn Sparks
New
Can you identify this photo?

This pictures is from a old photo album belonging to Laura Ann Douglass Niswender 1855-1919 of Lucas County, Iowa. Laura is the daughter of Noble Douglass 1818-1907 of Lucas County, Iowa.

This picture is from a Wakefield, Nebraska  Studio and is believed to be a Dixon  family member.

Noble Douglass's Children:

Napolean B. Douglass 1840- 1905. Lived in Lucas Co., Iowa

Lydia E. Douglass 1843-1893 married Jesse E. Dixon 1834-1928 lived in Wakefield, Nebraska

Volna D. Douglass 1845-1873. Lived in Lucas Co., Iowa

Edward C. Douglass 1847-1931 Lived in Harper, Kitsap Co., Washington

Mary Jane Douglass 1850-1916 married George N. Davidson 1847-1892. Lived in Lucas County, Iowa

Commodore P. Douglass 1853-1904 lived in Peoria, Illinois

Laura Ann Douglass 1855-1919 married George H. Niswender 1857-1935. Lived in Lucas Co., Iowa

Submitted by  Genia Niswender Berry
New Barker Family
Submitted by Eric M. Larson
Believed to have been taken in Ponca sometime during the early 1900s.  From left to right: Guy C. Barker (1871 - ?); Perl William Barker (1878-1970); John Ervin Barker (1864-1916); George W. Barker (1886 - ?); William P. Barker (1841-1928).