Jewell County Kansas Queries


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Queries Sept. - Oct. 1999

Barlow, Byars, Dillman, Frey, Harrold, McCollum, Morgan (2), O'Neill, Peddicord, Reeds

From: William
Date: Friday, October 22, 1999 02:56 PM

I am searching for information on Emily Jane Harrold, b. June 22, 1822, Stokes County (or Guildford County), North Carolina), m. John Harold McCollum on July 1844, lived in Manketo, Jewell County, Kansas (she died Feb. 1905). Their children were: Joseph, David Lindsay, John Wesley, Rebecca Jane, Isaac Franklin, and Mary A.

Her parents were John Harrold and Jane Reynolds, Stokes County, North Carolina; his parents were Joseph McCollum and Mary Hobson.

Thank you, William

Topic: Byron Morgan
From: or
Date: Monday, October 04, 1999 11:26 AM

Am looking for a Byron Morgan who may have lived in Jewell, Kansas in the late 1800's. He may be my great grandfather. The last message I sent had an automatically generated E-mail adress which is wrong. Correct E-mail is or

Topic: Peddicord/Frey-Burr Oak Cemetary
From: Jane Harrison
Date: Saturday, September 25, 1999 10:45 PM

Does anyone have any information re:

Samuel PEDDICORD, b 19 Oct 1833 Madison Co OH, d 1 Mar 1913 Burr Oak, Jewel Co KS

m 2 Feb 1859 Clinton, DeWitt, IL to:

Fiannah FREY, b 3 Jan 1839 Marion OH, 24 Jan 1913 Burr Oak KS
Jane Harrison

Topic: Byron Morgan
From: or to
Date: Saturday, September 25, 1999 04:08 PM

Am looking for information on Byron Morgan who may be my great grandfather. I was told that he was in Jewell Kansas census with four sons. Does anyone have information on him after 1890? Or information on him or a Homer Morgan?

Please respond to or to


Topic: O'Neill
From: Sharon O'Neill
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 1999 01:52 PM

Seeking information on where James O'Neill was born in Ireland. He died in Jewell Co. 5/6/1888. Any information would be appreciated. Please reply to Thanks. Sharon O'Neill

Topic: Charles W Barlow & son Orville
From: Vernon Barlow
Date: Friday, September 17, 1999 08:32 AM

Looking for information on Orville Olin Barlow b: Nov 3, 1900 in Jewell, Ks. His father Charles William Barlow stopped in Jewell, Ks for a year before continuing the families trek to Washington. He was a farmer and I'm not sure what he did to support the family during that time. His mother was Olive Omelia Bates.
Vernon Barlow

Topic: Reeds in Burr Oak/Northbranch
From: Tray Hanshaw
Date: Thursday, September 09, 1999 10:32 PM

I'm looking for several Reeds that were in the Jewell County area. Nehemiah (Nick) Reed m. Statirah (Satirah) Blankenship 07/03/1865 in Jewel County and died 05/18/1913 in Northbranch, Kansas. Statirah Blankenship d. 08/31/1934 in Burr Oak. Nehemiah is supposed to be buried in Northbranch Friend Cemetery. If anyone knows where this Cemetery is please let me know if it's still standing. Nehemiah and Statirah had 14 children. In Northbranch we have Marvin b. 07/20/1872, Amanda Eldora b. 02/04/1875, William b. 04/17/1877, Sarah Suzanne b. 03/18/1879 possibly m. ???? Balty, Charles Allen b. 11/04/1881 m. Florence May Allen, and Elma b. 12/15/1884 m. ???? Richards. Any help with this information would be greatly appreciated.

Topic: Byars/Dillman
From: Robert Dillman
Date: Monday, September 06, 1999 12:37 PM

Searching for information on Rebecca Jane (Byars/Byers) Dillman, d. July 18, 1907. Husband, David B Dillman d, Apr 2, 1906, Mankato, Ks. Particularly interested in where she was born, who her parents were and where they came from.
Robert Dillman


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