Neuchatel, KS


 


 


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Neuchatel, KS was formed about 1857 by a small group of immigrants from the French-speaking part of Switzerland after they spent a few years in Indiana. (1-3) The little town still shows an 1895 map of Nemaha Co. (4) The location shown on the map above is for the Neuchatel City Cemetery. (5)

Notes

1. James R. Shortridge, Peopling the Plains: Who Settled where in Frontier Kansas (The Univeristy of Kansas Press, 1995).

2. Bruce Perrussel and David Perrussel, "Perrussel Family Genealogy," perrussel.netfirms.com/neuchatel (2006 Jun 2; accessed 2009 Jun 28).

3. Nicolas Junod, "USA - Neuchatel, Kansas," www.junod.ch/en/neuchatel_eng.shtml (2009 Jun 28; accessed 2009 Jun 28).

4. "Nemaha County Kansas" in The New 11 x 14 Atlas of the World (Rand McNally Co., 1895). Also www.livgenmi.com/189...KS/County/nemaha.htm (2008 Sep 24; accessed 2009 Jun 28).

5. Bruce Perrussel, "Neuchatel City Cemetery, Neuchatel, Nemaha County, Kansas," www.interment.net/da...ks/nemaha/neuchatel/ (2002; accessed 2009 Jun 28).

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