Decatur County Kansas Queries
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Baxter, Bremer, Capps, Cody, Coler, Crouse, Harrison, Henkel, Hodge, Holliday, Janousek, Johnson, Jurey, Knisely, Markley, McQuinn, Nellans, Painter, Rice, Roberts, Roe, Royalty, Spatz, Stricker, Swander, Ward, White (2),
|Query: I am searching for
information on Emmett White. His children were Elwyn E. White, Wanda White
(m. Harold Janousek), and twins Marilyn and
Meredith (M). Would like to know how he is related to George and
Hettie Capps Craig and the Capps family. Any info
would be appreciated.
|Date:||September 13, 2001|
information on the Jurey family of Norton, Decatur and Washington
|Subject:||Hannah MARKLY, William SPATZ|
|Date:||August 23, 2001|
I am looking for information on Hannah MARKLY. She was living in Oberlin in 1910. She is the sister of William S. SPATZ.
|Subject:||NELLANS Family Info|
|Date:||July 10, 2001|
am trying to find out more about the NELLANS family's sojourn in Decatur
County. They moved to Allison Township sometime between 1894 and 1900 and
had departed for California by 1910. I am very interested in finding out
if any of the children got married in the area. Names and DOB of children
who may have married in Decatur County are:
Clara, Oct 1881; Carey T, 12 Sep 1883; Ina, Sep 1888; John Erwin, 24 Aug 1891
I am also interested in any other references to the family of John L. and Alice Isabel (Baxter) Nellans.
|Subject:||Obituary for Lavina Coler Harrison|
|Date:||June 23, 2001|
anyone tell me who to contact to obtain an obituary for Lavina Coler Colaw
Harrison who died 24 February 1907 in Norcatur? What newspaper was
available in this area at that time would be a big help!
Reply: Go to http://www.kshs.org/library/news.htm to search for newspapers from Norcatur. Then your library can interlibrary loan the microfilm from the Kansas State Historical Society.
Good luck, Ardie Grimes email@example.com
|Subject:||WHITE / PAINTER|
|Date:||June 21, 2001|
|Query: I am
searching for information on my great grandparents William Henry WHITE
(1858-1933) and Anna PAINTER (1861-1949) who homesteaded in Decatur
County, KS around 1912. I am also interested in any information on their
children, siblings, and parents. Of particular interest is the White
Cemetery located east of Oberlin, KS.
|Subject:||WARD, Josiah S.|
|Date:||April 21, 2001|
Am searching for anyone connected to Josiah S. Ward and wife Mary Magdalena Burner. Am trying to locate the Grandmother Ward's name.
Jonas Ward, Jr.
Jonas Ward, Sr.
|Date:||January 26, 2001|
My husband is a descendant of George F. Hodge living in Decatur Co in 1880's. He served as Superintendent of Schools during late 1880's. They built a home in southern part of Oberlin 1884-1885. His son Chester Aaron Hodge died Aug 10, 1888. Would like to locate cemetery and cause of death if possible. Also looking for information about Chester A Royalty and Hanna Julia Hodge family who moved to Decatur Co. mid 1880's. George Hodge and Julia Hodge Royalty were brother and sister.
Thank you for any help.
|Subject:||Henkel, Mary May|
|Date:||April 06, 2001|
for family of Mary May Henkel, d. 1908, buried in Norcatur cemetery as
Mary May Roe, wife of William Bascom Roe who died in
1944. They were married in Norton county in 1894 and lived about 5 miles
Northeast of Norcatur in Norton County.
|Date:||April 03, 2001|
am searching for the parents of Ira Ammon Swander. He married Ella Knisley
abt. 1896 in Sandusky Co. Ohio. I do not believe they were from
Ohio. Ira's father was David Swander. I am not sure where he
was from. If anyone has ANY information, please contact me. Thank you.
|Date:||March 06, 2001|
any information on ROBERTS family who were in the Oberlin area in the
1890s. Names include: Joseph ROBERTS, Hattie ROBERTS, Arthur ROBERTS, and
Sarah Sylvester Rice ROBERTS who died in Oberlin on May 27, 1906. Can
share info on the ROBERTS family and the RICE family.
|Subject:||Hollidays of Decatur, ex-Van Buren, Iowa|
|Date:||February 22, 2001|
there are any of the grandchildren of Boyd Allen HOLLIDAY and Nora Harriet
CODY who are on the net, they share with me a fourth
great grandfather, William Holliday of Drax, Yorkshire England. I
have complete details of the Holliday line from Boyd Allen Holliday to
William and even for three generations before him: but I only have a very
scanty knowledge of Boyd Allen Holliday's family in Decatur consisting
basically of the fact that he had 11 children of whom at least four are no
If you have any knowledge please get in touch with me - and I will be glad to share my knowledge with you.
Reply: January 30, 2002 Just happened to catch this name. My Grandmother, Lucy Kennedy Witham knew the Holidays in Decatur Co. I will look into my records to see if I can find you anything useful.
Kathy Leroy firstname.lastname@example.org
|Subject:||Stricker, Edward Decatur County Ks|
|Date:||February 19, 2001|
for any information for Edward L. Stricker born in Vigo County Ind and
died 30 Apr 1918 in Norcatur Ks. Was married to Mary McQuinn
and had 3 girls and 1 boy. Any info would be appreciated
|Subject:||Bremer / Johnson|
|Date:||February 08, 2001|
great grandfather, Peter Frederik Johnson and Fred Bremer immigrated from
Denmark. I would like to contact the Bremer family and find out if they
know more about the trip (ship, port of entry, etc.)
|Date:||January 22, 2001|
|Query: I am
looking for any information on the CROUSE family possibly between
1870-1890. Tamzen Fry-Crouse I believe is buried here.
Sharleen Wurm & Ardie Grimes
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