Peter Faust

Peter was appointed postmaster of Rockland, Logan County, April 23, 1888.

Peter cash-claimed a quarter in 26, 6N 48W in 1891.

Possibly is the Peter FAST in 1900 Perkins County, Nebraska, born April 1851 and Fridericke October 1857, both Russia, with Peter C. Sept 1884,  Gustave J. April 1888, Frida A. July 1892, and George W. Jan 1897, all four Nebraska.  Both Peter and Fridericke immigrated in 1874.

Pete Fast is in Perkins County in 1910, with Freda 52, Freda 17, Gussie S. 22, and Georgie 13.

He's widowed in 1920 Perkins County, with only Freda, 27, living with him.

Peter and Elizabeth are both buried in Grant, Perkins County, and FindAGrave has no dates on them.

1897 Nebraska State Journal

"I talked today with Isaiah Babcock, county Judge, at Grant, the county seat of Perkins county. Grant is way out on the high line between Holdrege and Cheyenne. There's a big strip of country out there that has been getting a black eye for several years. The people who settled there were poor at the beginning and the failure of crops for several years past made some of them still poorer at the end. A good many moved away two and three years ago.   Peter Fast, a German who went from York county with almost nothing, in three or  four years has paid for ...  acres of land is out of debt and has seventy-five cattle. These cattle are worth over $2,000 now."