Nathan S Piatt was born in Columbus Junction, Bartholomew County, Indiana, on May 5, 1841 to Benjamin F and Ann Carter Piatt. He died July 22, 1922, in the hospital in Omaha, Nebraska, and is buried in the Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Iowa. His obituary appeared in the Mills County Tribune, Glenwood, Iowa, on July 27, 1922. He had a brother named William Carter Piatt. Nathan married Malissa Ann Hill in Columbus Jct, Bartholomew County, Indiana, on Dec 5, 1861. Malissa died December 20, 1872 in Barkley Township, Jasper County, Indiana. She is buried in the Sandridge Cemetery.
Nathan and Melissa had the following known children:
George Albert Piatt b: 7 Feb 1864 Columbus, Bartholomew Co, IN d: 5 May 1933 Council Bluffs, Iowa (buried Silver City, Mills Co, IA) m: 29 Sep 1885 (or Feb 1885) Louisa Franklin Pickenpaugh (ancestor of Darwin Piatt Jr email@example.com)
Ama Ann "Amy" Piatt b: 1866 IN (buried Glenwood, IA) m: 27 Apr 1886 Osborne Co, KS, Jacob Sweetwood (buried in Glenwood, IA)
Mary E Piatt b: 11 Jul 1867 Shelby Co, IN d: 22 Jul 1867
Minnie H Piatt b: 15 Aug 1868 IN d: 16 Jul 1896 Glenwood, Iowa (buried Glenwood Cemetery) m: 10 Apr 1884 Osbourne Co, KS, John Henry Wence
Benjamin Everett Piatt b: 15 Sep 1869 IN d: 13 May 1916 Bayard, Nebraska (buried Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Iowa) m: 15 Jul 1893 Delila Harris (lived in Silver City, Iowa, in 1922)
three unknown children who died in infancy
After Melissa's death in 1872, Nathan married second Catharine Jane Campbell in Jasper County, Indiana, March 6, 1873. Catherine was born September 2, 1846, in Auglaize County, Ohio. Nathan and Catharine relocated their family to Kansas. They lived on their farm in Hawkeye Township, Osborne, KS in 1880 with children, George, Amy, Minnie and Benjamin. Nathan and Catherine moved to Mills County, Iowa, about 1890. They lived in Glenwood City. In 1900, Nathan and Catherine moved to Plattsmouth, Cass, Nebraska, where they owned a farm. Catherine died on September 24, 1914, and is buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Iowa. After Catherine's death, Nathan lived with his granddaughter Pearl Reed and her family. At death, he had 20 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren.
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WPA marriage records of Bartholomew Co, IN
Nathan Piatt obituary Mills County Tribune, Glenwood, IA Thurs. July 27, 1922