Ancestry.com. Johnson and Pawnee Counties, Nebraska Biographical Dictionary [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data: Portrait and Biographical Album of Johnson and Pawnee Counties, Nebraska. Chicago, IL, USA: Chapman Brothers, 1889.
This database contains a portrait and biographical record of the prominent and representative citizens of Johnson and Pawnee counties, Nebraska, along with biographical sketches and portraits of all the governors of the state of Nebraska and presidents of the United States to 1889 (the date of publishing). This database would be of great worth to any researcher with ancestors from these areas in Nebraska. Even though your ancestors may not be listed in this biographical record (since it only covers the most prominent citizens of the area), much can be learned by reading about the lives of others who lived during the time of your ancestors, for as stated in the preface "the history of a country is best told in a record of the lives of its people."