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A Biography of a McCullough [sic] Co. Pioneer

Description: Biography of Charles Oscar Steelhammer that includes anecdotes, and stories of his travels from Sweden to the United States. This document contains spelling errors, and grammatical errors throughout the seven pages.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Willis, Joe Charles
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

Biography of a McCulloch Co. Pioneer

Description: Biography of Charles Oscar Steelhammer that includes anecdotes, and stories of his travels from Sweden to the United States. This document covers his travels from Illinois to Texas and his cattle raising days there.
Date: October 2013
Creator: Steelhammer, Sue
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Nilsson/Nelsin Family Biographical Notes, May 11, 1989]

Description: A biographical account of the Nilsson/Nelin family that includes information about the family after sister Klara and brothers Carl John Eric arrived in America, as well as information copied from tombstones in the Vargy Chapel Cemetery during a visit by Cecil R. Nelin.
Date: May 11, 1989
Creator: Nelin, Cecil R.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[C. J. Nelin's Order of Final Naturalization]

Description: Order of Final Naturalization by the District Court of San Saba County, Texas, entered on 1891-12-12, admitting Carl John Nelin to citizenship after a determination by the court that he has satisfied all residence requirements, demonstrated good moral character and a dedication to the principles of the United States, has sworn to support the Constitution of the United States, and has renounced allegiance to the King of Sweeden (sic.) and all other foreign powers.
Date: 2000
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[C. J. Nelin's Declaration of Intention]

Description: Photocopy of Carl John Nelin's declaration to become a citizen of the United States, his statement of birthplace to be Nenike, Sweden, and his renunciation of allegiance to a foreign power, in particular the King of Sweden, along with the district clerk's certification and official filing information.
Date: 2000
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Summary of Passenger Information for the S.S. ADRIATIC]

Description: A summary of all passenger information gleaned by Cecil R. Nelin during his search, showing that there were 549 passengers aboard the S.S. ADRIATIC, with 33 of them being lodged in saloons, or cabins, and the other 516 (including his father, Carl J. Nelin) in steerage.
Date: 2000
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

Biography of Nelin + Johnson Families

Description: Biographical accounts about Carl John Nelin and P. N. Johnson by Dalmer E. Nelin, Carl John Nelin's widow and P. N. Johnson's daughter, who, during her 83rd year, observes that both men had come to America expecting to find a "pot of gold" in a "land of milk and honey."
Date: [1958..2000]
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Request for Information about C. J. Nelin's Arrival in America]

Description: Cecil R. Nelin's notes regarding information he needs concerning Carl J. Nelin's arrival from Sweden into the United States, stapled to an Order for Copies of Ship Passenger Arrival Records, mailed 1989-06-12 by Cecil Ray Nelin to the National Archives Trust Fund to confirm Carl J. Nelin's arrival in New York, N. Y., on 1881-05-28.
Date: 1989~
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[C. J. Nelin's Order of Final Naturalization]

Description: A partial list or Manifest for the S.S. ADRIATIC, signed by J. W. Jennings, Master, after the ship arrived at the Port of New York, N.Y., on 1881-05-28 lists 29-years-old Carl J. Nelin as a steerage passenger along with many other Swedish emigrants and shows his occupation as "Laborer."
Date: May 28, 1881
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

History of the Charles Conrad Johanson Family

Description: Photocopy of a handwritten document. "The History of the Charles Conrad Johanson Family," by Drusilla Johanson Miller traces the Johanson family's history back to Sweden in 1842 and the Andrew Johann Johnson family's Swedish history back to 1861 and then follows the journeys of both men as they emigrate from Sweden into Texas, eventually settling in the East Sweden, Fairview, and Brady Communities of McCulloch County, where their families merged with the 1906 marriage in Brady of their children Henry Charles Johanson and Annie Johnson, who were the parents of several children about whom biographical information is also given through 1976.
Date: 1976~
Creator: Miller, Drusilla Johanson
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

C. J. Nelin Farm History

Description: A history of the ownership of the C. J. Nelin farm from 1882-04-24 when it was purchased by Peter Getziller until 2000-03-?? when it was sold to Bobye Hurd.
Date: [1958..2000]
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[August Young's Declaration of Intention, 1918]

Description: Photocopy of August Young's sworn Declaration of Intention (filed in the McCulloch County District Court) to become a United States citizen, containing his renunciation of loyalty to any foreign power, in particular the King of Sweden, and recitation of his arrival from Jonkaping, Sweden to the port of New York in the State of New York aboard a White Star Line vessel on 1889-02-16 and his present marriage to Annie Young, who was born in Sweden.
Date: August 1918
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission