Manuscripts/Mixed Material [George Albert Pinkston]
NAME OF WORKER [Bessie Jollerston?] ADDRESS Ogallala
DATE SUBJECT Folklore
NAME AND ADDRESS OF INFORMANT George Albert Pinkston
George Albert Pinkston was born in Kentucky, Feb. 28, 1875, as a child came to Comad, Nebraska with his parents to live, and at the age of 10 they pioneered to Kearney, where they lived for 40 years.
It was here he grew to manhood, and married Blanch [Meta?], who was born in Harrisburg Pennsylvania 1878, to them three children were born.
Mrs. Pinkston also pioneered to Kearney, at the age of 10 years she rode he own pony and helped drive their cattle behind the covered wagon.
Mr. Pinkston and his family, moved to Ogallala, in [1936?] where he bought a farm, where he still resides, about one half miles west of the Kinsley Dam. Mr. Pinkston has a full section of land and paid $18.00 per acre and now figures his improvements worth $3,000. He wants $7,500 for all.
Mr. Pinkston's son Lynn and family came from Kearney in 1931 they lived with him 4 years after which time they bought a home in [Lemoyne?], Nebr. where they and their three children, (Warren, Harvey and [Edna?]) Still live.
A daughter, Virgie May Anderson and her husband and five children also came to live with them in 1935. However, [both?] men were carpenters