Birth: Nov. 27, 1837
Death: May 29, 1922
Father: Jacob Nees (1800 - 1878).
Wife: Sarah Elizabeth Atkins Nees (1845 - 1916).
Children: Cyrus Nees (1865 - 1945). Simon F Nees (1871 - 1967). Flora E Nees (1882 - 1884). Jewell E Nees Seamans (1886 - 1926).
Burial: Couch Cemetery, Jewell, Jewell County, Kansas.
Mr. Nees came to Jewell county in 1879 and settled in section 5, of Browns Creek Township. He was a farmer and Stock Raiser and was the Prop. of the Ash Grove Farm which was 316.80 acres. He lived about 5 miles south-west of Jewell City, Kansas, from which he got his supplies and mail.