Mr. Ott was united in marriage September 9th, 1891, to Miss Charlotte E. E. Walbridge of this city.
TOLBERT STORY was born March 18th, 1864, at Blair, Nebraska. He accompanied his parents upon their removal to Arizona township, this county, in April, 1864, and spent all his life in that locality, dying December 2nd, 1896. He was united in marriage October 2nd, 1884, to Miss Dora Mayden.
E. C. HOUSTON was born January 8th, 1861, on a farm in Monroe county. Indiana. He was educated in the schools of that state and graduated from the Indiana University at Bloomington, Indiana. Mr. Houston came to Burt county, Nebraska, in August, 1881. For four years he was in the employ of Thomas & Darst, lumber dealers. In 1885 he organized the present H. C. Houston & Co, since which time he has conducted a large business in building material and coal. For the past seven years he has also been extensively engaged in farming and sheep feeding. During his residence here Mr. Houston has been one of the county's foremost citizens, investing the abundant fruits of his energy and business talent in improving and building up the county. In 1893 he was elected Mayor of the city and his administration is pointed to as one of the best the city has ever had.
Mr. Houston was united in marriage in June, 1885, to Miss Jennie D. Templeton, of this city.
GEORGE C. LATTA was born March 23d, 1851, in VanBuren, Jackson county, Iowa. He removed to Burt county, March 29th, 1878, making his first residence in Arizona township. In addition to the large farming and stock raising interests which have occupied his attention since residing here he, in February, 1888, established the "Plateau Bank" at Herman, Nebraska. Mr. Latta moved, with his family, from Arizona township, to a farm near Tekamah, in 1892, where he still resides. One of Mr. Latta's delights is in the