Jewell County Kansas Queries


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Queries Apr. - June 1998

Baker, Bales, Ballard, Benton, Bonine, Brock, Bugg, Clingman, Colson, Divel, Figgins, Golliher, Hosler, Kincheloe, King, Leetsch, Livengood, McLain, Mitchell, Myers, Patrick, Purdy, Richart, Rogers, Salley, Sipe, Stephenson, Stevenson, Thornton, Wolkins

Author: Bales
Subject: Bales Murder
Date: 12/30/1998
Mailing address (optional): 310-268-7301

Query: I am looking for any information, newspaper articles about WIlliam and Mary Bales who were supposedly murdered Jan 26, 1911 in Jewel County.

I am also trying to track down the Burr Oak Cemetary records from Jewl County.

And, looking for other Bales/Mendenhalls's in the area.

Author: Ellen Martin
Date: 12/29/1998

Query: William Alonzo MITCHELL and his wife, Mary Catherine Chubick Rish Mitchell are buried in Burr Oak Cem, Jewell Co, KS. I want to know what funeral home might have their records , from 1911 for William and 1898 for his wife. I am searching for William's mother's name and data, and place and date of his father's birth.
Author: Leona Latham-Simonini
Date: 12/29/1998
Mailing address (optional):
1134 Lassen View Drive,Lake Almanor Peninsula, Westwood, California 96137
Query: Hinton Livengood, married Serena Frances (Fanny) Iddings b. 1846 Holt Co., Missouri, d. 1954 Jewell County, Kansas. Both are buried in Jewell County. They were married on 2/3/1867 in Holt Co., Missouri.
They had a son, first name unknown and he had a son named Forest Livengood. I would like to know more about this family to complete my research. I have lots of Iddings info that I would be glad to share.

Author: Martha Hambrick Harrell
Subject: LEETSCH
Date: 12/28/1998
Mailing address (optional):Marilyn Hambrick Sickel, Route 1 Box 125A, DeValls Bluff, AR, 72041-9753

Query:I would like to make contact with descendants of the Edward LEETSCH family. They were residents of Jewell County, KS, and Webster County, NE, ca 1880's - 1940's. Edward is buried at Fairview Cemetery in Lovewell.

Martha & Marilyn

Author: Merrill E. Wolkins
Subject: Wolkins
Date: 12/23/1998

Author: Judy McMichael
Subject: RICHART
Date: 12/10/1998
Mailing address (optional):
10206 Forest, Kansas City, MO 64131
Cyrus Richart and Sarah Hatton were married in Jewell City, Jewell, KS about 1873. Their children were Charlotte, Mable, John J married Florence Hocker, Minnie, Alice married Charles McDermed, and William. I am looking for other researchers of this family.
Author: Kerry W. Sipe
Subject: Sipe
Date: 12/07/1998
Mailing address (optional):
608 Malen Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23454-3341

I am interested in any information about
John B. Sipe who was in Ionia Township, Jewell Co. KS, by 1874. He was married to Mary E. Brown and had children, William K., Abraham L. and Scott S. His oldest son, William Kirkum Sipe,is reputed to have been the first white child born in Odessa

Author: Gary Anderson
Subject: FIGGINS
Date: 12/02/1998

Query: My gg-grandfather's brother, John FIGGINS, lived in Burr Oak (Jewell County) from about 1870 to the time he died in the 1930's. He was married to Dorcas MOON. If you have information about this family, please contact me.

My gg-grandfather was Calvin FIGGINS who later changed his name to Charley MILLS.
Author: Mary Shackelford
Subject: McLain
Date: 11/19/1998
Mailing address (optional):

Query:I am searching for my grandmothers family. Her name was Letis June McLain Bonnell. She lived in Mankato KS for several years as a child. I don't know much about our McLain ancestors and would appreciate any help.
Author: Wendell Hugh Melrose
Subject: Kincheloe/Colson Families
Date: 11/15/1998

Query: My grandmother, Clara Violet Kincheloe, was born at Ionia, Kansas, April 17, 1885. Her parents..Andrew Bascom Kincheloe & Medora Colson. Andrew b. Jan 29, 1859,Wood Co., West Virginia. Married Medora Colson, June 12, 1881. I am looking for anyone that has information about this family. I have distant cousins in the Ionia & Cawker City area. One second cousin, Keith Kincheloe, lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Please respond to my email address.
Thanks. Wendell H. Melrose
Sping, Texas
Author: L.Howes
Date: 11/12/1998

Query: I am seeking the maiden name of Viola Dora who was married to Charles Frank CLINGMAN. She was born 3 Jan 1890 in KS. She died after a surgery at the State Hospital in Topeka 6 Nov 1954. They appear on the 1920 census together for the first time in Jewell Co. KS. They are both buried in the Jewell City Cemetery. Does anybody have any leads?
Author: John Benton
Subject: Benton
Date: 11/11/1998

Query: Looking for info on Robert Benton, resided as homesteader (I think) in Jewell County from aprox. 1885 - 1900. He had three sons named Hugh, Tom, and John.. Two Daughters named Eleanor and Esther. Moved from Richland County, WI, then back after sojurn in Jewell County.
Author: Greg
Subject: ROGERS
Date: 11/02/1998

I'm told my Nelson S Rogers died in Burr Oak, Jewell Co. KS, on Sep 4, 1892. He was living with his son Esceck? I'm hoping to find this sons family. Esceck is my Edwin's brother.
Author: Claudia Henderson
Subject: KING
Date: 10/30/1998

Query: Does anyone have any information on Albin (or Alvin) Eugene KING b 25 Jan 1851, family records say in IA, 1920 Washington County, OR census says IL. Albin married Flora CLANIN 28 Feb 1877 in Randall, Jewell, KS. All six of their known children were born in Randall. I am particularily interested in who his parents and siblings were. Any and all information greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Author: Diane Nuss
Subject: BROCK
Date: 10/30/1998

Our great grandfather, ABLERT MOSBEY BROCK, lived in JEWELL County, near Formosa & Montrose during the 30's & 40's They had a large farm plus ABLERT BROCK had a WHITE EAGLE SERVICE STATION in Montrose. If any one can help us out, please let me hear from you. Thanks, Diane
Author: Shawna Ballard
Subject: Ballard, Bugg/ca 1865-1900
Date: 10/29/1998
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Thomas E. Ballard married to Jane (Jennie) Bell Thompson. Oren Bert (OB) Ballard married to Fannie Bugg on February 2, 1887. OB Ballard and Fannie Bugg Ballard lived in Jewel County prior to moving to Parks (then Ives) Nebraska on March 1, 1887.

Any information
Author: Betty Annis, Albuquerque
Subject: Thornton
Date: 10/25/1998
Mailing address (optional):
11112 Orr, NE Albuquerque, NM 87111
Query: Are there any Thornton families in Jewell County, Ks. I have a picture of a Thornton mill, wooden, fantastic mill, but can not find it. The family is from Republic County but the mill was not in Republic Co, Ks to the best of our knowledge. Would appreciate information--the Republic County Registerar of Deeds said Jewell County had Thorntons in it. Will answer any replies if needed. Thanks
Author: Julie Wheelan Nelson
Subject: Hosler
Date: 10/22/1998
Mailing address (optional):
Arlington Hts., IL
I am looking for information about Abram and Harriet Deffenbaugh Hosler who came to Jewell Co. KS from Noble Co. IN. They were probably married before 1850 in OH. Harriet Deffenbaugh was the daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Wierick Deffenbaugh of Bedford Co. PA, Richland and Morrow Co.'s OH and Noble Co. IN
Author: Shawn James Broes
Subject: PATRICK
Date: 10/20/1998
Mailing address (optional):2434 Olive Avenue
La Crescenta, CA 91214

Query:Looking for other descendants or information about the Patrick family. Margaret Patrick lived in Grant Township, Jewell Co. in the 1880 census with her children Ralph & Lizzie. Her daughter Mary Alice Patrick married James P. Vaux. Margaret was from New Jersey and her children were born in Indiana & Ohio.
Author: Joni Smith
Subject: Bonine
Date: 10/18/1998
Mailing address (optional):1419 Rockefeller
Everett, WA 98201

Query: Isaac BONINE lived and died in Jewell in 1905. Several of his children also were here including Cyrus Overton, Lourana, Lidia, and Melissa Melvina SCHOONOVER. Would like to make contact with anyone connected to this family.
Author: Joni Smith
Subject: Stevenson/Stephenson
Date: 10/18/1998
Mailing address (optional):1419 Rockefeller
Everett, WA 98201

Query: Looking for sibblings or family of Isaac and son, George Perry Stevenson who lived in Jewell Co 1880's. Sibblings to Isaac, born 1815 include William, Henry,George and a sister. Family from Yorkshire, England.
Author: Jeanette Divel Carlson
Subject: Divel
Date: 10/18/1998

Query:I am looking for any of my ancestors living in Jewell/Jewell County pre-1900. That is where my family tree has hit a dead-end.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you
Author: Roanld D. Smith
Subject: BAKER, Samuel Love
Date: 10/17/1998
Mailing address (optional): 1611 Valleyview Lane, Duncanville, TX 75137 (just south of Dallas)

Query: I am looking for any additional information on Samuel Love BAKER who is buried near Jewell, KS on 30 June 1910. Any information on his wife Anna Schuster or his father William from New York State.
Author: Carol Gibbens
Date: 10/17/1998
Mailing address (optional):524 S. Walnut Newton, KS. 67114-4404

Query: Researching Stephen Reed Golliher & Cordelia "Delia" Ann Mann, married in Jewell County in 1876.
Author: Norma Meier
Subject: PURDY
Date: 10/12/1998

Query: Great great grandfather WILLIAM PURDY was living with daughter and son-in-law Eva and John SHUNN in Jewel County in 1904. PURDY died in 1914 at the age of 97. Is he buried in Walker cemetery at Randall? Has anyone seen the PURDY name appear in Jewel County cemetery records? I would be grateful for your help. Thanks. Norma Meier, Clifton, Illinois
Author: Cheryl Baker
Subject: Myers
Date: 10/12/1998

Query: Looking for information on Frank Roy Myers, born Feb 10, 1882, in Jewell County, parents where Sidney and Julia Myers, He had a brother by the name of Arthur Myers
Author: Ernest J. Salley
Subject: Salley
Date: 10/03/1998
Mailing address (optional): 4538 E. Arapahoe St. Phoenix, AZ 85044

Query: Information about Arthur and Belle Dexter Salley - married in Jewell Co KS in 1899. Arthur's Parents David and Annie (???) Salley or Belle's parents Henry and Ellen (Phillips) Dexter. Some or all of the parent may be buried in Jewell Co. Arthur and Belle are buried in New York State
Author: L Howes
Subject: RE: Salley
Date: 11/11/1998

Query:In the Burr Oak Cemetry Listing of the Jewell County Cemetery Records, this was found:
Ellen J. 1856-1937 Mother, his wife,
[ Same stone as Henry & Merium ]
Henry 1853-1917 Father
[ Same stone as Ellen J. & Merium ]
Merium R. 30 Apr 1880 - 26 Jan 1893
This sounds like the parents of Belle. No Salleys were found in the Jewell Co. Cemetery Index.
Hope this helps. Sincerely, LH


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