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1997 Queries For
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BROWN, Washington W. & wife Elizabeth (FESLER) Brown Mon Jul 21, 1997
My grandmother, Susie Mae Brown, daughter of Washington W. and Elizabeth Brown married William R. BABB, Jr., in Cedar Vale, Kansas 6 Sep 1901. William was the son of William R. Babb, Sr., and Eliza (FORD) Babb. W. R. Jr., was reported to be the proprietor of the electric light plant of Cedar Vale and also an owner of a tin shop at the time of their marriage. W. R., Jr., and wife Susie also lived for a time in Crawford County. I would like to communicate with anyone having knowledged of the above families, Brown, Babb, Fesler, Ford and their descendants, and also anyone who could expand on the ownership of the light plant and tin shop by William R. Babb, Jr. Contact Lois M. Wolfley - loisbabbwolfley@juno.com

BUTLER, Selma Geneva Sun Oct 27, 1996
Selma Geneva Butler, born 10/26/14 near Cedar Vale, Cowley Co. or Chautauqua Co.; father John; mother Della CLOYD; sisters Sylvia, Fern. Family left KS in 20s for CA. Seeking info on family background.
Contact John Ortega - jortega@lausd.k12.ca.us
CATING, Sarah Sat Aug 16, 1997
I am searching for information on Sarah Cating who moved to Kansas with her son-in-law Lindsey HENDRICKS around 1872. She is buried in the Caneyville Cemetery west of Sedan in Chautauqua County. Her son-in-law, Lindsey Hendricks is buried in the Sedan cemetery along with others of his family. Sarah Cating's daughter, Jane married Thomas L. THOMPSON in Sedan. They later moved near Dexter in Cowley County. Jane and Tom are buried in the Cedar Vale Cemetery.
Contact Lynn Pipher lynnp@totelcsi.net
CHRISMAN, Isaac Sun Jun 29, 1997
Seeking information on Isaac Chrisman, moved to Ks. from Wayne Co. Ky in 1884 Born on 11/01/1840, Died in Sedan on 01/17/1925. Had 6 children:Josiah , George, John Calvin, Granville S., Andrew Franklin, William Armand. Andrew Frankiln Born on 3/5/1878 Died on 5/13/1945 married Della B. LANTZ Born on 5/5/? Died on 12/06/1959
Contact Joe Chrisman - chrisman@iwinfield.net
COLE, Wesley N. Sat Sep 20, 1997
Looking for information of Wesley Newton Cole, b. Jan 22, 1844 OH or KS. I believe all his children were born in Chautauqua Co. They are: Eva May Cole, b. May 30, 1871; William Wesley Cole, b. 1873; Jesse Theopolis Cole, b. Jul 6, 1876 and Elmer D. Cole, b. 1880. They were all in the Lincoln Co., and Pottawatamie Co., Oklahoma around 1895. Wesley Newton Cole married Myra HOLBROOK who also came from Kansas, b. Jul 6, 1853. Willing to share what information I have.
Contact June Tron - 103732.1147@compuserve.com
DIEHL, Sarah Catherine Fri Apr 25, 1997
Seeking obituary or burial information on Sarah Catherine Diehl, born 1850 in Illinois, died in 1880 in Cedar Vale, Chautauqua County. Also looking for obit or burial info on Anna Nora Diehl, born June 10,1880, Cedar Vale, Chautauqua County, died December 22, 1880 in Cedar Vale. Sarah was the wife of Cinly Diehl who moved back to Illinois after the death of his wife and daughter. They had come to Cedar Vale as homesteaders. Any information regarding land records pertaining to homesteaders would be very much appreciated.
Contact Sharon Lang - LangSynon@aol.com
DORY Fri Aug 22, 1997
Doing research on the following surnames of Elk and Chautauqua Counties. DORY and HULL
Contact Brenda Shue - address not working 09/12/99
EARL, Ira Tue Dec 30, 1997
Ira Earle b. Mar 22, 1847 d. Dec 25, 1916 and is buried in Greenwood Cemetery at Sedan, Chautauqua Co., Kansas his father was Samuel Earl b. 1815 Trumbull Co., Ohio and died in 1890 Chase Co., Kansas. Samuel's wife was Nancy CAMPBELL b. 1824 d. 1876 Kansas. Ira's wife was Agnes BANKS or Anna A. b. Feb 5, 1887 d. May 31, 1948 and is buried at Greenwood Cemetery. Her father was Frank Banks. There is another Earle buried at the Cemetery. His name is George Earle b. Feb 5, 1887 d. May 31, 1949 WW I veteran. We would like any information on this family and would like to find out if George Earle was one of their children. We have a great deal of information on the Earl - Earle family and are glad to share. Also any information on Ira's wife's family would be appreciated.
Contact Susan Hemmer Posey - SHemmer@Aol.com
EVANS, Wylie and Mae Tue Mar 18, 1997
Seeking info about Wylie and Mae Evans, who lived south of Hewins, Chautauqua Co., KS in the early 1900s. Wylie was a cowboy who worked for the Chapman-Barnard Ranch. They are buried at the Ozro Cemetery. Their daughters are Biffle GORDON and Opal THOMPSON.
Contact Jeffrey Gordon - tjgordon@bellsouth.net
GORDON, John and Josephine (HOLLOWAY) Tue Mar 18, 1997
Seeking info about John and Josephine (Holloway) Gordon, who lived in Hewins, Chautauqua Co., KS, then near the Ozro Cemetery in the late 1800s-early 1900s. They had 14 children: Henry, Vada, Mary, Hattie & Mattie (twins), Tom (his wife was Evelyn SANBORN), Anna, Jess (Bud), Effie, Lee, Leo, Ernest & Cynda.
Contact Jeffrey Gordon - tjgordon@bellsouth.net
HOWELL, Henry Jefferson Wed Jan 29, 1997
Looking for information on my gf Henry Jefferson Howell who died in Pittsburg, Crawford Co., KS. He was born in Sedan, Chautauqua Co., KS., 1880. He married Elizabeth BREDEHOEFT of Pittsburg in 1905. They had one child Hazel Ann Elizabeth Howell born 1906. Henry's father was William and mother Elizabeth. Appreciate any and all help on this one!
Contact Rosalie Middleton - middrose@aol.com
JONES, Edward G. Mon May 12, 1997
Looking for information on Edward G. JONES. Born in Ohio. Died in Sedan, Chautauqua County 3-14-1913. Married to Margaret Roberts(MISHEY). Had several children, Willaim, Ida, Howard,Ode, Prince, Mimmie, Nellie, Fred.
Contact Alicia Yates - ryates@terraworld.net
JONES, H. Valentine Sat Dec 21, 1996
Seeking Information on H.Valentine Jones and Wife Hilda HARRINGTON who erected a hotel called the Jones House in Jonesburg, Chautauqua Co., KS in 1876. This information listed The History of Kansas page 1224 by Alfred Andreus.
Contact Martin Thompson - MTHOM1927@aol.com
KETCHUM, Asa Calkins Sun Sep 21, 1997
Civil War 'Home Guard' Colonel; Judge Asa Calkins Ketchum (1821-1881), migrated (from Ft. Smith, AR) to Neodesha, Wilson Co., KS abt 1880 and purchased a house in Neodesha. His third wife, Lillie (BURTON) Ketchum (1872-1924) and their children were with him: Minnie (1875, MO), Elizabeth (1877, MO), David Seneca (1878-1879, bur Empire City, KS); Hester Euphemia, b 26 Dec 1880 Neodesha, Wilson Co., KS. Col. Asa Ketchum was sickly and went to Chautauqua Springs, KS for his health and died there in 1881. No record/stone was found in Oak Hill Cem, Chautauqua. Where was he buried? Could it have been in Neodesha? If so, what cemetery? Any info appreciated.
Contact Robert P. Addleman - BobAdleman@aol.com
KETCHUM - McCORKELL Sun Sep 21, 1997
Widow Lillias Jacinth (BURTON) Ketchum, after the death of her husband, Asa C. Ketchum, in Chautauqua Springs, KS (residence in Neodesha, Wilson Co., KS) in 1881, married George R. McCorkell (Civil War vet from IN) on 7 Nov 1883 in Cherokee Co., KS. They resided near Scammon, Crawford Co., KS between 1883-95, before moving to Joplin, MO. Any info appreciated.
Contact Robert P. Addleman - BobAdleman@aol.com

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