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Topic: NANCE
From: Delores Woods delores_woods@hotmail.com
Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2001 10:03 AM

I am trying to contact Pamela S. Brown who posted a Query on 2/11/97. I have information on the Willard P. Nance Family and would like to exchange information.

Delores Woods

Topic: Jame Lett
From: Laurie Lett-humiston lhumiston@yahoo.com
Date: Friday, January 19, 2001 11:34 PM

I am trying to find out any information on James F. Lett he resided in Anthony, Kansas in 1900 his wife was Lizzie I need birthdays, and death information. I was told he was the constable of the lake. Any information would be great.

Topic: Bird and Marsh families in Anthony/Freeport
From: Dd Dd dcooke@funcow.com
Date: Saturday, January 06, 2001 12:34 AM

I am looking for descendants of Theodore Barton Marsh and Caroline Cooke. Their grandsons were Sumner and Richard Bird. Are any of the Birds and Marshes still living in the area?


Topic: William Brown
From: LIllian Towner geokay@midway.net
Date: Wednesday, December 27, 2000 12:37 PM

I am looking for information on William Brown that came from Georgia pre1892. I believe he is buried in Sharon , Ks. He let his nephew live with him untill the land rush in 1893. His nephew was my great grandfather William Frank Brown that married Sarah Hill.I am looking for William's father.William Frank's dad was Richard Brown who married Cynthia Crook.

Thank you


Topic: Denny Family
From: Dan Denny dennydan@hotmail.com
Date: Friday, December 01, 2000 08:19 PM

Any one know the of Arnold and Marie Denny? They lived in Anthony, Kansas for many years. Arnold had a barber shop on Main and Marie was a school teacher. She taught in a rural school west of town. Anyone know the name of the school? Thanks.

Topic: Peter Corby
From: Evelyn Lamaster evelyn@ptsi.net
Date: Saturday, November 11, 2000 02:14 PM

I am looking for obituary or death certificate of Peter Corby. Sept2,1894 in Harper Ks.

Topic: Surnames, Potter, Reynolds in Anthony
From: Rhonda Cummings cumminga@fox-net.net
Date: Thursday, November 02, 2000 11:02 AM

I'm looking for information on the Potter and Reynolds families of Anthony. Such as Joseph Romain Reynolds, or Dorothea Pearl Potter (Reynlods). Daniel Abner Potter, Elmer Sylvester Potter. Any information would be appreciated. Thanks

From: Jim Reynolds bim78@hotmail.com
Date: Friday, November 10, 2000 01:10 PM


My great grandfather, Joseph Grant Reynolds moved to Anthony, Ks from Christian County IL in the early 1900's. I don't believe I know of a Joseph Romain Reynolds. Do you have any additional information?

From: Warren Peery peery2@hotmail.com
Date: Monday, May 07, 2001 07:49 PM

Rhonda: I have a Dr. Chas. Potter and family

who I believe to be my ggm's bro. moving to Harper about 1875 From Indiania, along with my ggm&ggf &family. Her name was Caroline Potter Drake

and they later lived at Engelwood,Ks and Gate


Iam Peery2@hotmail.com

Topic: John & Eliza Brazzle/Brazzell
From: Rhoda Bell brandteliz@yahoo.com
Date: Wednesday, October 04, 2000 07:05 PM

John Brazzle was born abt 1848 in Greene Co, Indiana and died in 1934 in Harper, Ks. He was married to Eliza Jane Fancher. She died in 1949 in Harper. They had one daughter, Ida Brazzle (1871-1929), who married a Francis/Frank Quillen. Would love to find more info on this family.

Topic: Piper
From: Wanda Goode wngoode@infinitytx.net
Date: Monday, September 11, 2000 06:25 PM

Would like information on the family of Kendal Allen "Pete" Piper and his wife Em ma Long Piper who lived and died in Harper County. "Pete" Piper died 30 August 1970. All information will be appreciated.

Topic: Robert Sanford (Bob) Sullivan
From: Lorrie Slaughter dodd@gte.net
Date: Sunday, August 27, 2000 01:50 PM

I am looking for information on the family of Robert Sanford Sullivan, who married Martha Lavina Younts on Christmas Day, 1866 in Davidson Co., NC. They left for Missouri, but finally settled near Attica, Kansas, where they homesteaded for many yrs. Children were Pleasant Walter, Theophilus Hugh, Elenor Elizabeth, Earl Eugene, and Etta May.

The family eventually moved into Attica, where Bob ran a furniture store. Any information about the Sullivans will be greatly appreciated.

Topic: Family of Milton Corser
From: Ann Murphy mommurph@powwwer.net
Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2000 11:50 PM

Looking for family of Milton Corser d. June 11, 1905 in Attica, Harper co. Ks buried Grenola , Ks. His son was William Sherman Corser would like to know if he buried Attica , Ks. Ann

Topic: Bryant, Stringfellow, Branch
From: Lois Branch webevannin@aol.com
Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2000 01:14 PM

Looking for Bryant family living in Harper County, KS. Lucy Violet Bryant, b. 13 March, 1892, Marion Co. IL married 15 Oct 1909 Anthony, KS, Ira Britt Branch.

Lucy's parents were Edward and Mary (Stringfellow) Bryant. Edward and Mary were said to have had 17 children. Ten of them were: Lucy, Ida, Minnie, Margaret "Osie", Beula, Rose, Aven, Willard, Elva, and Mabel.

The Bryant family may have had ties to the Ogden family. Any help appreciated.

Topic: Palmer BAKER
From: Mary Buchholz shepherd@iw.net
Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2000 08:22 AM

I understand Palmer BAKER and a 2nd wife moved to Harper City from McHenry Co IL around 1860 and died est 1868. Is there any records I could check to discover more about Palmer and his family. Thanks, Mary

From: Cheryl Allen rea@telepath.com
Date: Sunday, May 14, 2000 12:20 PM

Looking for any Information On Charles T LITTLEPAGE. Wife name was either Martha Virginia or Jennie LITTLEPAGE. Family rumor is that Jennie is buried in Anthony, Kansas. Known Children are Laura Pearl, Nellie Edith, Arthur Harrison and Hazel LITTLEPAGE. Found them listed in the 1910 census for Anthony, Kansas. Any and all help would be appreciated. Thank you, Cheryl

Topic: Jennie Green
From: Jan Ponce ponce3419@earthlink.net
Date: Sunday, May 07, 2000 01:53 AM

I am looking for information about my great grandmother, Jennie Green. She was born in Kansas in August of 1880. I know she lived in Harper County. after she was married. Her married name was Lehew and she was a resident and is listed in the 1900 census. I would like information about her family. Any info would be appreciated.

Jan Ponce

From: Don Huffman crfordy@thegrid.net
Date: Saturday, May 06, 2000 12:07 PM

Looking for information on Ira Andrew Huffman, who went by Andrew. Ira Married Lovina Kinnel in Kingman KS lived in Anthony, Harper County KS from 1882 to 1892.

Any information will be appreciated.

Don Huffman


Topic: Viola & Wiliam Flanders & Charles & Eva Jane May
From: Shari
Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2000 05:47 PM

Hi I am looking for information on Viola & William Flanders and Charles and Eva Jane May all living in Anthony, Kansas.

William Flanders died in Anthony in 1940 Death Certificate said he was widowed, I am trying to find information on Viola's death. Also trying to find death information on Charles May and his 1st wife Eva Jane Flanders May, Charles married Eva's sister in 1898 so Eva died before then. Any information would be welcome. Thanks


Topic: Sylvester B. Share
From: Betty emacdonald@media-net.net
Date: Saturday, March 11, 2000 01:15 PM

Sylvester married Belle Carrico, Oct. 23, 1890 in Harper. I am wondering if this Sylvester was the one who m. Frances Thorn in MI first. They were m. in Lundington, Mason Co., MI June 20, 1881. We do not know what happened to them after that. Sylvester was shown as being age 25 when he m. Frances and he was from NY. Please e-mail me if anyone knows of this. I will share what I do know. Thanks, Betty emacdonald@media-net.net.

Topic: Levi Burden married Ellen Peterson
From: katnkev5458@aol.com
Date: Monday, February 21, 2000 10:33 PM

Levi Burden was Married to Ellen Peterson and had at least one son named Fred Willis Burden who was born in Kansas BD-12-2-1882 died 1-31-1960 married Bertha Mae Brouhard BD-12-17-1887

died 6-22-1968 they had three children James Harvey Burden, Jesse Clare Burden and Marie Burden

they homesteaded and farmed land near Beaver City, Nebraska. If any one has any information that can help me locate my Burden family tree please contact me at katnkev5458@aol.com.

Topic: Decendant of James Wesley SWAFFORD
From: franki@techline.com
Date: Monday, February 21, 2000 10:33 AM

Looking for information on the children of James Wesley SWAFFORD, Joel, Carrie, Eunice, Eula, John and Fairy. Eunice, Eula and John and Fairy were born in Anthjony,Harper, KS, their mother Emma died in Anthony in 1946. Any information appreciated.


From: Sharon Walker walkerrs@terraworld.net
Date: Thursday, March 23, 2000 09:28 PM

Could your Swafford's be related to William and Julia Swafford from Anthony, KS?

There children were: Marc, Herman, Johnny, J.T., Edna and Dorothy.

Sharon Walker


From: Jeannie Waggoner - Voges jwagvoges@aol.com
Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2000 10:47 PM

Do you have the information given in the "Swafford Book" pg TN 496.14 - 496.21? I descend from Joel Seagraves Swafford's second marriage to Maggie Ogle. Their daughter Rova Mae Swafford - Waggoner.

"James Wesley 'Frog Belly' Swafford b 3-9-1868 in MO d 9-13-1926. Married Mrs Emma Denton on 2-3-1896 in Ray Co, MO (maiden name Emma Seth b 4-9-1864 d 10-1-1946 & 1st married Robert Denton. It states that both are buried in Todd's Chapel Cem near Richmond, Ray Co, MO. It gives indepth info on their six children along with their children and grandchildren. Let me know and I can e-mail it to you.

And all Swaffords in & from Anthony and area are related.

Topic: Dyer, Edgar H. and Bertha M. Harrington
From: ???
Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2000 11:36 PM

Looking for information (birth, marriage, land records, divorce) concerning my great grandfather Edgar Horace Dyer. He was in Anthony, Harper, KA about. 1892 when his son Guy Carlton Dyer was born on 4 Feb 1892. Edgar Horace was married to Bertha M. Harrington (Guy's mother). Thank you for any help you can give me.

Topic: Descendants of Charles and Jenny Johnson
From: Susan Hoffman Barnes
Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2000 08:07 PM

Would like to correspond with any descendant of John & Jenny Johnson. He was born in Calhoun County West Virginia in 1878 and died in Anthony 29 Nov 1953. Their children were Grace, Lucille, Grandville and Donald.


Susan Hoffman Barnes

Topic: DUNN, Frank m. Susan BRASHEAR (Selby A.)
From: ???
Date: Thursday, December 09, 1999 02:51 PM


I'm searching for descendents of or information about this family: Susan BRASHEAR, (?Selby A., b c1847--3yrs old in 1850 Howard Co., MO Census) m Frank DUNN and they lived in Attica, Harper Co., KS in 1892. Susan was the older sister of my gg gf Robert Harrison BRASHEAR.

Unfortunately, I have no other information on Frank Dunn or on this couple's children.

Please let me know if anyone connects with this couple! A-N-Y information would be greatly appreciated and very helpful, considering we have no more information than this! Thanks so much!!!

From: Tim papawith8@aol.com
Date: Monday, March 20, 2000 10:37 PM

I have information on Frank Dunn and Susan Brashear. Any one who is interested can write me. Tim...papawith8@aol.com

From: Scott Stewart okharper@crosswinds.net
Date: Sat, 07 Aug 1999

Surname: Stewart, Van Kleeck, Gordan

Edwin J. Stewart, b: 1825, NY; m: Magdalon Van Kleeck, dau of Michael Henry Van Kleeck and Jane Ames.

Became resident of Anthony, Harper County, Kansas 30 October 1885.

Children: Franklin Milton Stewart; Charles D. Stewart; Emma V. Stewart; Mary Ella Stewart [she m: Miller J. Gordan]; Julian Ann Stewart; Carrie Ada Stewart.

Topic: Lena Bradley, photo taken in Attica, KS
From: Elizabeth Macdonald emacdonald@media-net.net
Date: Sunday, November 21, 1999 03:20 PM

We have a picture of this little girl, date unknown. It was with some Smock family possessions back in Crawford Co., PA. Would like to know about her and if she fits in with my Smock family. I live up here in Hays, KS, but am from PA and we are trying to put this Smock family together.

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