Nebraska Family Farms

Google Map illustrating the location of the farms owned by 1. Benjamin Lewis NICHOLAS 2. Hans C PETERSON – (Han’s son Nels W Peterson married Benjamin’s daughter [Mary] Theodocia) and 3. William IHLOW [later changed to Eloe] – (William’s son John ELOE married Benjamin’s daughter Elizabeth [Marion] in 1915). Click here to see the Plat Map […]

Benjamin Lewis NICHOLAS – Wales to Kansas, April 1881

Benjamin Lewis Nicholas was my great great uncle who emigrated, from South Wales, to Kansas, USA in the early 1880s. Benjamin was born on the family farm, Holloway Fach (Lower Holloway), near the hamlet of Penffordd (part of the parish of Bletherston) near Narbeth, Pembrokeshire, Wales on March 10, 1856. His parents were my great great […]