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Nope, I don't have either names. I've combed through the census records, but each
Charles Smith I find is accounted for elsewhere.
I've emailed the clerk of Platte CO, NE for his marriage license application where me
moved and married my grannie.
There are only a few short mentions in local newspapers in NE.
Boy, if YOU guys can't find it, maybe NOBODY can? A genealogist working at the Amana
Colonies thinks he may have been orphaned, abandoned, or illegitimate. Sounds possible.
Thanks for checking.
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