The 1880 U.S. Census documents are available to search for free online. The census questions provide a great deal of information for family historians and genealogists.
The U.S. Census documents are valuable resources for the genealogist and family historian. The data collected has changed over the years since the first census in 1790. Read about the available data and the changes that have occurred.
The 1900 U.S. Census documents are available to search for free online. The census questions provide a great deal of information for family historians and genealogists.
Gerrit H. TeSelle was the youngest son of Harmen Jan te Selle (1844-1919). Gerrit served in WWI and then came back home to Firth, Nebraska. He married Pearl Spellman and they had two children.
Photo panels of the Lancaster County, Nebraska from 1870, 1880, 1885, and 1900, which were displayed at the 1989 Te Selle Family Reunion in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Harmen Jan te Selle (1844-1919) was born on the “De Selle” farm, near Winterswijk, Netherlands. He and brother Jan Hendrik te Selle (1838-1921) emigrated to Wisconsin in 1865, where they lived with their Aunt Janna and Uncle Gerrit Bloemers. Within a few years the brothers moved from Wisconsin to Lancaster County, Nebraska, where they homesteaded farm land, raised their families, and remained for the rest of their lives.