I have the following regarding Peter Van Antwerp of Illinois:
Nebraska STATE GAZETTEER
Business Directory and Farmer list for 1890-1891 Omaha:
J. M. Wolfe & Co., Publishers, 509-510 Paxton Block 1890
Entered according to Act of Congress in the year of 1890, by J. M. Wolfe &
Co, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, D. C.
NEBRASKA STATE GAZETTEER FARMERS DIRECTORY
OTOE COUNTY, NEBRASKA
VanAntwerp P, Syracuse
VanAntwerp S, Syracusehttp://www.rootsweb.com/~neresour/andreas/otoe/otoe-p20.html...
Andreas' History of the State of Nebraska
PETER VAN ANTWERP, P. O. Syracuse, farmer, on 160 acres, Township 7, Range 11, Section 18. Born in Province of Quebec, Canada, August 3, 1837, and moved with his parents to Rochester, N. Y., and remained in that State and engaged in farming until 1859, when they moved to Boone County, Ill., and again engaged in farming until 1867. Then leaving his parents, he moved to Nebraska and took up a homestead of 160 acres on Range 11, Section 18, and has made substantial improvements. He is an extensive dealer in and raiser of stock. He feeds an average of 100 cattle, 500 sheep, 200 hogs, and generally ships direct to market. He married Miss Mary Dodge, of Sycamore, Ill., July 4, 1861. Mrs. V. was born June 17, 1844. They have one son born July 20, 1866; one daughter born May 13, 1875. Mr. V. takes a moderate interest in politics and education.http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?o...
Pamela Jo Jordan
Entries: 5115 Updated: Thu Nov 1 21:25:11 2001 Contact: LeRoy Van Antwerp
Name: Peter VAN ANTWERP
Given Name: Peter
Surname: Van Antwerp
Father: Samuel VAN ANTWERP b: 1802 in Dunham, , Quebec, Canada
Mother: Eliza UNKNOWN b: 1810 in , , , Canadahttp://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=nebstatecen188...
Nebraska State Census 1885
Name: Peter VanAntwerp
Birth Place: Canada
Location: Osage Precinct,Otoe,Nebraska
Date: 13 Jun 1885
Enumerator: Derk H. Doeden
Enumeration District: 573
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Locality: Midway Borough