HIATT, Flora B. (Mrs. Joel Hiatt, Jr.)
|Harned, Mrs. Julia
FRANCIS M. HAWK
A Kansas pioneer couple was separated, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1936 at 6:30 p.m.
Atchison County Pioneer...Died Yesterday...HAD LIVED HERE SINCE 1856...
First Year Here Was Not Successful, But He Persisted and Became Wealthy.
C. A. Hawk Succumbs...Effingham Man Was Well-Known Auctioneer
Clifford A. Hawk, 50, was a popular auctioneer of Effingham and a partner in the
The Atchison Daily Globe
Wednesday, 10 Nov 1926
Northeast Kansas Pioneer is Dead at Bendena
Mrs. Flora Hiatt, 79 years of age, a resident of Northeast Kansas for 67 years, died late
yesterday at the home of her daughter,Mrs. Ralph Clutz, at Bendena.
Death resulted from a cerebral hemorrhage, and came within 25 hours after
she was stricken. She had, however, been in poor health for almost a year.
Mrs. Hiatt was the widow of Joel Hiatt, jr., who died here 47 years ago. She
resided in Atchison for thirty years prior to 1903, and since 1903 has made her
home with Dr. and Mrs. Clutz, at Bendena. She was the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Lee, and was born in New York state October 3, 1847. They came
to Northeast Kansas in 1859, and her father was the first postmaster of Eden,
near Bendena, a community which in the early days had more than
a hundred inhabitants. Mr. Lee is credited with having given Eden its name.
Mrs. Hiatt was a member of the First Baptist church of Atchison for many years,
and the funeral services tomorrow afternoon at two oıclock will be conducted by
the Rev. A. J. Haggett, of Kansas City, a former pastor of the church, at
the Clutz residence. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Sam Harburger and Miss Kate Platt, of Kansas City, former Atchison residents,
nieces of Mrs. Hiatt, and with her daughter, Mrs. Clutz, survive her.
The Atchison Daily Globe
The Atchison Daily Globe
Wednesday, 25 Sep 1957
Mrs. Sam Harburger Dies at Hospital
Mrs. Josephine T. Harburger, 83, widow of Samuel E. Harburger, died at 6 oıclock
this morning at the Atchison hospital where she had been a patient since August 26.
Previously she had been a patient at Hollyıs nursing home since early spring.
The Harburger home was formerly at Eleventh and Atchison, the present residence of
the J. W. Lowry family. Many years ago Mrs. Harburger and her husband built the
house at Tenth and Atchison, now the home of the Frank Lentz family.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Robert Wilkins, Huntington Beach, California,
a son, P. A. Harburger, San Antonio, Tex., and three grandchildren.
Her late husband was a lawyer with the Waggener law firm in Atchison before
going to Kansas City where they lived some 25 years. Returning to Atchison
they purchased the former Washer home and Mr. Harburger retired.
Her maiden name was Josephine Platt and she was born Sept. 8, 1874.
Mr. Harburger died July 11, 1946.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Sawin & Dyer chapel. The Rev.
Ned Dukelow[?], pastor of the Presbyterian church will officiate. Burial will be
in the family lot at Mt. Vernon cemetery.
Pallbearers will be members of the Atchison Bar association.
Atchison Daily Globe
Asher Harburger died very suddenly last evening of acute indigestion. Death comes almost without
warning. He had been down street on a business errand during the afternoon, returning home shortly after 5 o'clock. He took a street car at the post office, and transferred to a North Atchison car at Fifth and Commercial Street. The attack came on him at the post office, and when he transferred at the Fifth street junction he had to be assisted from one to car to another. A Globe reporter was a passenger and helped him to his home a block away when he left the car at Fifth and Kearney Streets. He complained of severe pain between his shoulder blades, but said he suffered similar spells and that he would be all right in a short time. Upon reaching home he grew worse and physicians were summoned. Dr. Charley Johnson and Dr. Bogle arrived a few minutes before death but he was in a bad state of collapse and died a few minutes after 6 o'clock. He was conscious until the end.
Mr. Harburger was 65 years old, and had just purchased a new home. In fact, his business downtown yesterday afternoon was in relation to his purchase if the residence property on Parallel Street, now occupied by Mr. and Mrs True Snowden and Mrs. Kittie Price. He had anticipated removing to a house of his own with a great deal of enthusiasm. He had not been entirely well for two weeks and a few days ago consulted a physician who was treating him for indigestion.
Mr. Harburger was born in Bavaria, Germany . He came to America in 1854 and located in Baltimore where he lived until 1877, when he removed to Centralia, Kansas and engaged in the general merchandise business. Ten years ago he retired and moved to Atchison, as his two sons Samuel E. and William were already here. He had been retired, as far as active business is concerned since coming to Atchison.
Mr. Harburger was married in Baltimore, February 8, 1869 to Fanny Oberndorf , who survives him. It is said that there was not a kinder husband in Atchison and he was in every respect an excellent citizen. A brother of Mr. Harburger died in Baltimore a year ago in almost precisely the same manner. Three sisters survive him two living in St. Joe and one in Richmond, VA. Mr. and Mrs. I. Cohen, and Simon, and Samuel Binswanger of St. Joe, and A. Oberndorf , of Centralia arrived this morning. Will Harburger came last evening from Kansas City, where he is now employed.
The funeral will occur at 2 p.m. to-morrow and will be in charge of the Masons. The burial will be at Mt. Vernon. No Flowers.
HARBURGER, 79 SPECIALIST IN AUTOMOBILE FINANCING
San Antonio Light 10/3/1988
Platt A. Harburger was in the auto finance business all his working years.
He was with Kaiser Industries in both North and South America.
Harburger died Sunday of emphysema. A Kansan, he was born in Atchison, graduated from high school in Kansas City and from Kansas Junior College.
He entered the auto finance business after college and pursued this until he retired in 1974 and
moved to San Antonio. He was first sent to San Antonio in 1947. He met and married Patricia
Cottrill that same year. The couple moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1958, remaining until
1968. He thoroughly enjoyed Argentina, said his wife. We were there during the good times when the country was pro-American. This was right after Juan Peron was in power.
My husband was very energetic and had-working with a wonderful sense of humor. He really didn t
have a hobby, but he played a little golf.
After South America, Harburger was sent to Garden City, NY for a few years and then to Detroit for
two years before returning to San Antonio.
Additional survivors are two daughters, Vicki Coy of Helotes and Mary Merrick of San Francisco, CA, a sister Dora Wilkin of San Diego, CA, three grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Services will be at 10 am Tuesday in Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel No. 2 Entombment will be in the mausoleum.
Atchison Daily Globe
June 30, 1928
WILL HARBURGER DIES IN KANSAS CITY TODAY
Word was received here late this afternoon of the death of Will Harburger, formerly from Atchison, who died at 1:30 p.m. today at the home of his brother, Sam Harburger, 4044 Hyde Park avenue, Kansas City, Mo. No further information concerning his death could be learned. The funeral be held here from the Sawin & Douglass chapel Monday morning at 10:30 o clock. Atchison Elks will have charge of the services. Burial will be in the family lot at Mt. Vernon cemetery.
Atchison Daily Champion
At the residence of T. B. Platt, in this city at 6 o clock pm of Saturday, Sept. 13th, Joel Hiatt, Jr.
Atchison Daily Champion
The remains of the late Joel Hiatt, Jr. were deposited in the grave at Oak Hill yesterday afternoon and were followed thither by a large number of friends. The funeral services were performed at the residence of Mrs. T. B. Platt, the deceased s brother-in-law. Rev. W. T. Fleenor delivering the funeral sermon. The following gentlemen acted as pall bearers: J. C. Fox, A.C. Faust, C. A. Laying,
Chas. B. Singleton, Geo W. Simounds and Frank Howard.
6 October 1938
Obituary - Higley
Julia Ermina Higley was born at Georgetown, NY, October 12, 1840. Passed away
September 28, 1938 at her son Herbert's home in Oskaloosa, Kas., where she had
been making her home. If she had lived until the 12th of October, she would have
been 98 years old.
She was united in marriage to Hiram M. Higley, July 22, 1865 in Rockford, Ill. They
moved to Kansas near Pardee in 1866. They lived through the hardships of a pioneer
life. She was a charter member of the second Christian church that was organized in
Kansas. To this union were born nine children. Namely R.E. Higley, Hoyt, Kansas;
Mrs. Ella A. Jarratt, Denver, Colo.; L.F. Higley, DeCalb, Mo.; H.N. Higley, Oskaloosa,
Kansas, Mrs. Ora M. Cline, Anselmo, Neb.; L.D. Higley, Effingham, Kansas, Mrs. Iva
M. McDevitt, Denison, Kansas and Willard M. Higley and Marion F. Higley who were
drowned when young men.
She was left a widow in 1888. Youngest child was three years old. She raised her
family and managed her farm with the aid of the older children. She leaves to mourn
her death besides her children twenty-four grand children, thirty-eight great grand
children, nine great great grand children, one great number of relatives and friends.
A short service was held at the home at 12:30. The beautiful Garden of Prayer was
sung by Mrs. Jennie Davis. Scripture reading and prayer by Rev. T.A. Nichols.
Funeral services conducted from the Christian church in Cummings, Kansas, Friday
afternoon at 2 o'clock with Rev. Mr. Fields, pastor of the Christian church in Atchison,
Kansas in charge. Interment was made in the family lot in the Pardee cemetery.
Her work here is done and her life-crown is won, and her troubles and trials are o'er,
all her sorrows are ended and her voice is blended with her loved ones who have gone
In that land where she'll never grow old.
J. B. Henry was born in Stark County Ohio August 5 1843 and died at his home near Nortonville October 15 1905. In 1861 he was united in marriage to Christine Riley and to them were born five children, four of whom are now living near Nortonville. They are, William, John and Elsworth Henry and Mrs. Frank Kenyon. His wife died in 1875 and in 1876 he married Martha E. Eagen and to this union were born three children only one of whom is now living, Mrs. Ed Landrum.
Mr Henry served nine months in Company K with the 29th Indiana Regiment near the end of the Civil War and came to Kansas in 1878, locating on a farm near Nortonville where he lived until his death. He has been in poor health for the last twenty years during which time he has borne patiently. Although unable to do manual labor he was not idle as his mind was always at work. He was a great reader and his library was full of the best books.
When 16 years old he joined the Christian Church and for several years his membership has been with the Pleasant Grove Christian Church. Above the mediocre in intelligence he was known as an honest conscientious man, kindly and courtly, he never brought sorrow to another door but tried to make his pathway brighter.
Funeral services were held at the Christian Church in Nortonville, October 16th, conducted by Rev. R. E. Calithan of Dearborn, Missouri.
Harvey Ellsworth Henry, 96 , Nortonville, died yesterday Jan. 22, 1968 at the Atchison Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Nortonville Christian Church and burial will be at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. The Warren funeral home in Nortonville is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Henry was born Aug. 9, 1871 at Walkerton Indiana and moved with his parents to Kansas in 1878. He spent most of his life in the Nortonville and Effingham communities.
He and the former Nettie Lambert were married Dec. 20, 1894. She died June 21, 1929. A son, Claude Henry died March 25, 1921.
Mr. Henry was a faithful member of the Nortonville Christian Church where he served as an elder and as Sunday School superintendant for many years.
He is survived by a grandson, Claude Orlin Henry, of the State of Washington, a granddaughter, Clara Mae Owen, Sacramento, Calif. And several nieces and nephews.
Ray Henry, Nortonville, dies at 84
William Raymond (Ray) Henry, 84, died yesterday (Jan. 24, 1974) after he was stricken ill while in downtown Nortonville.
He Was born May 11, 1890, and was a lifelong resident of the Nortonville area where he was a farmer. His wife, Mrs Ethel Henry, preceded him in death.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Lee Arensberg (Luetta),Atchison, and Mrs Maxine Kottman, Grand Junction, Colorado; two sons, Elwin Henry, Wichita, and Clayton Henry, Gladstone Missouri, a brother, James Henry, Nortonville, and several grandchildren.
A son, Maurice Henry, preceded him in Death.
The body is at the O"Trimble Funeral Home in Nortonville with funeral arrangements pending.
RALPH HENRY, 29, OF NEAR NORTONVILLE DIES
Ralph Henry, 29, died last night (Jan. 28, 1930) at the home of his parents, Mr. And Mrs. Will Henry, prominent residents of the Nortonville community. He died on the second anniversary of his marriage to Miss Mary Rogers, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Walter Rogers of the Mooney Creek neighborhood.
Mr. Henry had been in failing health for three years. He was in Colorado from September until November 1929 when he returned to undergo an operation for appendicitis. He was operated on November 15 and had been bedfast since that time.
Ralph Henry was born on the farm of his parents, three miles northwest of Nortonville, April 28,
James Henry, 90, Nortonville, died Wednesday night (April 1, 1982) at the Jefferson County Memorial Hospital where he was admitted yesterday.
Funeral services are pending at the O"Trimble Funeral Home in Nortonville.
Survivors include his wife, Edna, of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Flory, Nortonville, Mrs. Vivian Hoerner, Fairborn Ohio, and Mrs. Naomi Hook, Garden City Missouri; two sons, Donald Henry, San Antonio Texas and Alfred Henry, Nortonville; 20 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
The funeral was held April 3, 1982 at theNortonville Christian Church and burial was at the Nortonville cemetery.
Casket bearers were Curtis Schnorf, Carl Ellerman, Wayne Henry, Dennis Smith, Bob Ellerman and Bill Robey.
Hohorary casket bearers were Lloyd Martin, Charles Page, Donald Tosh, Clarence Flory, Albert Nolting, James Higley, Clifford Lobb and Sam Bingham.
James Harrison Henry was born October 15, 1892 at Nortonville Kansas, the son of William Franklin Henry and Belle George (Davis) Henry. He graduated from Nortonville High School. He served in the United States Army during World War I and saw action in France. He was wounded in action. The wound he suffered was from shrapnel in his right knee. He later received a partial disability pension from the Veterans Administration.
James graduated from St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri in 1924. He was a farmer and a Banker. He was a long time member of the First Christian Church in Nortonville and served many years as an Elder and as church treasurer. He married Edna Lorene Ellerman, the daughter of Levi Frederick Ellerman and Josephine (Blodgett) Ellerman Dec. 29, 1923 in Topeka Kansas. They lived in St. Louis Missouri and in Kansas City Missouri before moving to a farm near Nortonville in 1926.
Atchison Daily Globe 7/14/1946
S. E. Harburger Dies After Long Illness
Samuel E. Harburger, died at 7:30 o'clock last evening at his home, 321 North Eleventh Street,
after an extended illness. When he retired in 1941, Mr. Harburger was manager of shopping service
for the Kansas City Merchants Association. Before going to Kansas City he practiced law in
Atchison many years.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm Saturday at the Sawin & Douglas chapel. The Rev. Samuel
E. West. , Jr. will read the Episcopal burial rites. Interment will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery.
The pallbearers will be O. P. May, Maurice O'Keefe, Karl Root, Steadman Ball, J. W. Lowry and John
A son of Asher and Fannie Harburger, Samuel E. Harburger was born in Baltimore, Nov. 24, 1869.
When he was eight years old his parents removed to Centralia, Kansas where they established a
general store. After attending Kansas State college, Manhattan and Kansas University, Samuel E.
Harburger came to Atchison to read law in the office of Smith and Solomon. Later he also read law
in the office of John Buehler's grandfather, Simon Conwell at Seneca.
Upon being admitted to the bar, Mr. Harburger became an attorney in the Waggener & Orr law office
in Atchison, where he remained 25 years. Later he became a partner in the law firm of Orr &
Harburger. His partner was the late James W. Orr.
About 32 years ago, Mr. Harburger went to Kansas City to become associated in the law firm of New &
Krautoff. After a few years he was made assistant superintendent of the Jones Dry Goods Co store
an conceived the idea of a shopping service. He operated this type of business for some time and
later became manager of the Kansas City Merchants association shopping service.
June 15, 1898 he married Miss Josephine Platt of Atchison. Thirty-five years ago they built the
attractive home at 1001 Atchison Street now owned by Frank Lentz.
Besides his wife, Mr. Harburger leaves two children, Platt Harburger, San Antonio, Texas and Mrs.
Dora Wilkin, Chino, California and 2 grandchildren.
Mr. Harburger was a member of the Mason Lodge and Woodmen of the World. He was a man of gentle
manner, great tolerance and fine ideals. It was a pleasure to meet and know him. Mr. Harburger
wanted a full program of activities at all times for his hands as well as his mind and he
accomplished much during a lifetime of useful service. His was an honorable record of achievement.
Mrs. Marie Margaret Halstenberg, 92, Kansas City, MO, died Friday, July 28, 2000, at North Kansas City Hospital. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 1, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2003 N.E. Englewood Road; burial in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Gladstone. Friends may call 10-11 a.m. Tuesday August 1, at the church. Contributions may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church.
Mrs. Halstenberg was born September 25,1907, in Atchison, KS. She was the daughter of Albert and Margaretha Dahlke SCHMELING and was married to Herbert Halstenberg, Sr. in Atchison.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Halstenberg, Sr. and her son Herbert Halstenberg, Jr. Survivors include: son, Albert W. Halstenberg, Sr. and wife, Naomi, Kansas City, MO; a brother, Herman Schmeling and wife, Marie, Pueblo, CO; two grandsons, Albert W. Halstenberg, Jr. and Jeffery D. Halstenberg; and two great grand daughters, Kayla Dawn and Alisha Marie Halstenberg. (Arrangements: D. W. Newcomer's White Chapel)
Hilligoss, Robert R. (Rev.) Obituary
Atchison Daily Globe
The Rev. Robert R. Hilligoss, 81, California, formerly of Atchison, died Dec. 22, 1986 in St. Mary's Health Center.
Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Bowlin Funeral Chapel, California, with the Rev. Bob Nichols officiating. Burial was in the California City Cemetery.
Rev. Hilligoss was born March 9, 1905, at Atchison, the son of Edward M. and Ida Mae Beauchamp Hilligoss. He was married July 6,1929, to Lois E. Aldrich. She survives of the home.
He attended William Jewell College and Central Seminary, Kansas City. He was a Baptist minister for more than 30 years, serving churches in Kansas City, Sturgeon and the Friendship Baptist Church in California. He was a member of AARP.
Survivors include a son, Edward Hilligoss; Lee's Summit, Mo.; a daughter, Esther Gammill, Albuquerque, N.M.; a foster daughter, Cindy Cates of the home; a sister, Mary Smart, Rushville; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
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