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Notes for Harry W. Northup

The Family of Cyrus Northup & Anna V. Potts

Born on October 24, 1884 (1900 census lists birthdate as August 1884)

From manuscript sent from Marie Fox to Charles W. Northup:
He (Cyrus) married Anna V. Potts who had come from Logan Co., Illinois and taught the home school from 1881-1882. They were married February 28, 1882 and moved to the homestead. There were four children born here.

1885 census Lowell, Rooks Co., Kansas
Cyrus Northup, age 32, Broom maker
Annie Northup, age 22
Hugh Northup, age 2
Harry Northup, age 6 months
Jennie Potts, age 17
George Potts, age 14

From manuscript sent from Marie Fox to Charles W. Northup:
Because of ill health he (Cyrus) gave up the broom business and for the next ten years sold goods on the road. In 1890 a failure of crops caused him to lose his homestead in Kansas. He, with four other families, emigrated to the southwest corner of Missouri, he locating in Cedar County. In the spring of 1891 he moved to Shenandoah, Page Co., Iowa, and remained there until 1896.
1895 state census, Third Ward Shenandoah, Page Co., Iowa
Name: Cyrus W. Northup Age: 42 Race: W Birthplace: Ohio
Name: Anna Northup Age: 32 Race: W Birthplace: Illinois
Name: Hugh Northup Age: 12 Race: W Birthplace: Kansas
Name: Hany Northup Age: 10 Race: W Birthplace: Kansas
Name: Esther Northup Age: 8 Race: W Birthplace: Kansas
Name: Ruth Northup Age: 6 Race: W Birthplace: Kansas
Name: Charles Northup Age: 3 Race: W Birthplace: Page Co IA
Name: Rachel Northup Age: 0 Race: W Birthplace: Page Co IA

From manuscript sent from Marie Fox to Charles W. Northup:
In 1896 he (Cyrus) moved to Atchison Co., Missouri where his wife taught school for a year. Her health failed and after more than a year of serious illness she was taken to the Sanitorium at College View, Nebraska, where she remained for six months. During that time, the seven children were scattered among friends and relatives.

**1900 census College View, Lancaster Co., NE - Nebraska Sanitarium
Anna Northup, patient, Sept. 1862, age 37, Single (?) 17 years, 7 births 7 surviving, Illinois/Kentucky/Illinois, Schoolteacher
**1900 census Industry Twp, Phelps Co., NE
Jacob Cort, head, Oct 1857, age 42, md 10 yrs, IA/PA/PA, Farmer
Estella, wife, Sept 1873, age 26, md 10 yrs, 2 births, 2 surviving, IL/IL/IL
Claud, son, Nov 1892, age 7, NE/IA/IL
Glen, son, May 1897, age 3, NE/IA/IL
Hue Northrop, Boarder, Nov 1882, age 17, IL/OH/OH, Farm Laborer
**1900 census Edison Precinct, Furnas Co., NE
Household #
William Tower, head, Aug 1867, age 32, married 6 yrs, MN/NY/IN
Orpha, wife, April 1873, age 27, married 6 yrs, 2 children, IA/IN/IA
Ward V., son, Sept 1896, age 3, NE/MN/IA
Floyd H., son, Aug 1898, age 1, NE/MN/IA
Edward Gashon, March 1855, age 45, servant, IL/PA/Unknown
Esther Northup, servant, Dec 1886, age 13, KS/OH/IL
**1900 census Sappa, Harlan Co., NE
Charles James, head, Aug 1855, age 44, md 21 yrs, OH/PA/OH, Farmer
Addis, wife, June 1849, age 40, md 21 yrs, 3 births, 3 surviving, IA/IN/IN
Herbert, son, June 1880, age 19, KS/OH/IA, Farm Labour
Ethel, daughter, June 1884, age 15, KS/OH/IA, At School
Carrie, daughter, May 1887, age 13, KS/OH/IA, At School
Salem Buerry, servant, Nov 1879, age 20, IL/PA/PA, Farm Labour
Harry Northup, servant, Aug 1884, age 19, KS/OH/IL, Farm Labour
On index as Harry Nartheys
**1900 census Orleans Twp, Harlan Co., NE
John (?) Harvey, head, April 1846, age 54, md 34 yrs, VA/VA/VA
Sarah M, wife, May 1850, age 50, md 34 yrs, 7 births, 7 surviving, OH/PA/OH
Joseph, son, Jan 1883, age 17, NE/VA/OH
Ruth Northup, boarder, May 1889, age 11, KS/OH/IL
Nellie Kennedy, daughter, Aug 1880, age 19, md 4 yrs, 1 birth, 1 surviving, NE/VA/OH
Fred, grandson, March 1897, age 3, KS/IA/NE
**1900 census Rubin, Harlan Co., NE
Kersey (?) Thomas, head, Feb 1856, age 44, md 22 yrs, OH/OH/OH, Preacher
Elisa E., wife, Nov 1856, age 44, md 22 yrs, 5 births, 3 surviving, IA/OH/OH
George E., son, Dec 1878, age 21, IA/OH/OH, Farming
Bertha A, daughter, Oct 1883, age 16, IA/OH/OH
Harry E., Son, May 1887, age 13, IA/OH/OH, Farming
Mary E. Northup, Borger, June 1898, age 1, NE/Don't know/Don't know
1900 - Cyrus is where??
1900 - Charles is where??
1900 - Rachel is where??

From manuscript sent from Marie Fox to Charles W. Northup:
Since her doctors advised against her living in Nebraska, the family was reunited in the fall of 1900 in Shenandoah, Iowa, where they lived until about 1903. His wife took Mary, the youngest child, and spent about a year in Hot Springs, Arkansas. In the meantime, he took the rest of the family and returned to Orleans, Nebraska, where he built a home. His wife returned to him there in May, much improved in health. They lived there for four years, her health failed again, and his wife went with a friend to California to be with her sister for several months. In 1910 he sent his wife and two youngest daughters to Colorado Springs, Colorado for a year. Then they moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, remaining in Nebraska till the fall of 1917, when they moved to Marion, Kansas. They lived in Kansas until his wife's death, July 1, 1920. (She died at Lincoln Nebraska, where she is buried. After that time he made his home with relatives and friends.

1910 census Buchanon Twp., Page Co., IA
Household #30
Harry W. Northup, head, age 25, md 3 yrs, KS/OH/IL, Carrier, US Mail
Lenora K., wife, age 24, md 3 yrs, 2 births, 2 surviving, IA/KY/IN
Ruth A., daughter, age 3, IA/KS/IA
Nellie N., daughter, age 1, IA/KS/IA

Sept 12, 1918
WWI Draft Registration Card
Harry Winfield Northup, age 34
Born Aug 24, 1884
Tall height, medium build, L. blue eyes, L brown hair
Address: 2620 Y Street, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska
Occupation: Dairy Man, Roberts Sanatory Dairy Co, 161 N. St, Lincoln, Nebraska
Nearest relative - wife Mrs. Katie Lenora Northup, 2620 Y St., Lincoln, Nebraska

1920 census Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE Ed #80 Ward 7, sheet 8B
3104 Orchard Street
Harry W. Northup, age 35, KS/KS/IL, Foreman, Dairy
Lenora K., age 34, IA/KY/IN
Ruth A., daughter, age 12, IA/KS/IA
Nellie E., daughter, age 11, IA/KS/IA
Walter H., son, age 9, IA,KS,IA
Harry W., son, age 7, IA/KS/IA
Peble R., daughter, age 5, NE/KS/IA
Kenneth D., son, age 2, NE/KS/IA

1929 City Directory, Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE
Northrup Blanche Mrs clk Parke Brown & Co r 2845 Dudley
" Chas ins agt 910 N 29th
" Chas W (Blanche) fireman CB&Q h 2845 Dudley
" Harry W (Lenora) formn Kosera Dairy & Icecream Co h2604 Y
" Marion Mrs h2400 R
" Velma M pkr Gooch Food Products Co r2200 S 9th

1930 census Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE
609 N. 27th St Household #340/350
Harry W. Northrup,head, age 45, age at first marriage - 22, KS/OH/IL, Truck Driver, laundry
Lenora K., wife, age 43, age at first marriage - 20, IA/KY/IN, waitress, hotel
Helen R., daughter, age 15, NE/KS/IA
Kenneth D., son, age 12, NE/KS/IA
VanRay, son, age 6, NE/KS/IA
Nellie M. Nelson, daughter, age 20, IA/KS/IA, waitress, hotel
Donald D., grandson, NE/Unknown/IA
Charles L., grandson, NE/Unknown/IA
Cyrus W. Northrup, father, age 77, widowed, age at first marriage - 29, OH/OH/OH, hammock maker, own shop

Nov 11, 1943 Lincoln Star, p. 12
Northup, Cyrus - Mr. Northup, 91, of Alva, OK, died Thursday. He was survived by two sons, Charles W. of Lincoln and H.W. of Burbank, CA; and four daughters, Mrs. Esther Fox of Alva, OK; Mrs. Ruth Murphy of Washington, DC, Rachael Easterling of Prior, OK, and Mrs. Mary Goertz of Wichita, KS. Burial will be in Lincoln, Roper & Sons.
Buried in Wyuka cemetery, Lincoln NE.

California Death Index, 1940-1997
Name: Harry W Northup
Social Security #: 570187714
Birth Date: 24 Aug 1884
Birthplace: Kansas
Death Date: 12 Feb 1962
Death Place: Los Angeles
Mother's Maiden Name: Potts

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From: Erwin Charleyne R Civ AFRL/PRSE <>
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Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 1:57 PM
Subject: Norhtup Family Tree

> You might find this interesting,
> In Ancestry.Com, I found that you listed Nellie Naomi as the daughter of Ruth Alta(Northup) Miller, Well she is her sister. I have enclosed a copy of the family tree information that I have. Nellie Northup was my dad's mother and my grandmother.
> How are you related to the Northup Family?
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