E.D. Neely, now of Crowley, Texas, was one of the pioneers of the Republican valley and for a long time the outside settler on the north side of the Republican river where the buffalo grazed around his house. His old homestead was the farm now owned by Peter Pistch. Mr. Neely was the first probate judge of Cloud county and figured all the incidents of the early settlement of the county. Was one of the party who discovered the awful fate of the Lew Cassel party.
Transcribed from E.F. Hollibaugh's Biographical history of Cloud County, Kansas biographies of representative citizens. Illustrated with portraits of prominent people, cuts of homes, stock, etc. [n.p., 1903] 919p. illus., ports. 28 cm.
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