LABETTE COUNTY KS
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I am looking for any information on Issac Stroud, in Mound Valley , Kansas Labette county. He is buried in Mound Valley Cemetery, born around 1864; Do not know when he died. He was my grandfather on my mothers side. Sandie Kinsey
I am interested in Labette
County because I believe it is where my great great grandparents were
married sometime between 1864-1866. Is there any record of Norris Harer
and Mary Jane Vann marrying in that county about that time. It would
probably have been in Oswego Township.
Any information on this would be much appreciated.
Looking for information about Enos Bartlett or his wife Mary Polly Bartlett and the Indian reservation (Cherokee) just over the line in Oklahoma. Enos lived and own a farm near Choetpa ,Kansas.
My name is Geraldine Taylor. My maiden name was Parsons. My grandfather was Floyd William Parsons, Jr., my great-grandfather Floyd William Parsons, Sr. I understand they were from Parsons, KS. I am nearly 62 years old and the only remaining member of my family. I know that they left Parsons and moved to California sometime before 1945 when I was born. They ended up in Orange, California where my grandfather was mayor of Orange for a number of years. I have very sketchy information on my grandfather but do remember something about a motorcycle shop that he or his father owned in Parsons.
I am trying to find out the date of death and cemetery burial place of my husband's realitives. They were a brother and sister who never married and they had a farm in North Township, Labette Co. His name was Robert Porter Pallett, altho he went by the name of Porter or R.P. Pallett. Her name was Florence Pallett. In the 1895 Census for that area, they are listed as being 48 Yrs. old (Florence) and 64 Yrs old (R.P.) I understand they lived there until they died. If someone could check the cemetery records for that area in the library for me, I would be very grateful.
I have not been able to find the family page written by Janelle Osborne regarding the Wafford family. I understand her gr grandfather was the physician who treated a bank robber??? Would like to be able to read this page. Barbara Head Ward firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Philip Murden and I live in Leo, Indiana (outside of Fort Wayne). I am looking for my grandmother's birth information and hopefully her mother and especially her father. They were divorced later in life and my grandmother didn't speak much of her father. Here is what I have:
LAKE, DUNGAN, SWANWICK
I am interested in knowing if there is any information about the burial site of James Lafayette Lake in or near Oswego, Labette County, Kansas. It is possible that his wife, Tamar, may be buried there also.
James Lafayette Lake and Tamar Elizabeth Dungan, my great grandparents, moved to Oswego shortly after their marriage in 1872. James reportedly died in Oswego on December 20, 1888 at the age of 48 and is probably buried there. Tamar eventually left Oswego in the early 1900ís, and eventually passed away in Garden Grove, California in 1929. Her burial place is unknown.
As all of Jamesí and Tamarís children were reportedly born in Oswego. Their names and birth dates are:
Harry Aubrey Lake, October 22, 1873
William Lafayette Lake, March 3, 1876
Lola Ava Lake, July 22, 1877
Floyd Lee Lake, May 5, 1881
Florence Edna Lake, October 22, 1886(?)
All eventually left Kansas.
I have an original grant Certificate No. 4881 issued by the U.S. Government, dated December 18, 1886 and signed by President Grover Cleveland, for sale to James Lafayette Lake of, ďThe lots numbered one and two of section nine, in township thirty-three south of range twenty-one east, of the Sixth Principal Meridian in Kansas containing eighty eight acres and eighty hundredths of an acre.Ē Review of USGS maps places this land just north of present day Oswego, bounded by Wallace Road, 14000 Road, the extension of 13000 Road, and the Neosho River. Recent aerial photos indicate that there may be a house on the property and that the Oswego Cemetery is immediately to the west. The property was eventually sold by my grandfather Harry Aubrey Lake after all his siblings had left Oswego.
James and Tamar's daughter Lola Ava Lake married Abraham Lincoln Swanwick in Oswego in 1897. They had a son Lincoln Swanwick born in 1902 possibly in or near Oswego. Abraham and Lola were divorced by 1920 and Lola later remarried after leaving Kansas and moving to California. Apparently, after living with his mother for a while as a child, Lincoln moved back to live with Abraham in or near Oswego by the time he was 18 in 1920. That is the last information in time I have about the Lake family in Oswego, Labette County.
I am looking for an obituary for
my great, great grandparents. They died in Altamont, Kansas and
are buried in the Altamont Cemetery. Their names are: Rebecca
McElheney Strouss (Strous) B 7-2-1805 (PA), D 3-13-1890 and John
Strouss (Strous) B 4-10-1810 (PA), D 8-13-1890. Both are buried
in the Altamont Cemetery. I would appreciate any help that you
can give me.
Vicki Strouse Weil
My Gr-Gr Grandfather, Christian Ade, moved to the area c1883. Family history says he lived, died in 1892, and was buried in
Cherryvale, KS. I have not been able to find any information in that county though and finally found him and his family on
the 1885 Kansas State Census in Osage, Labette, KS. I am now trying to find a death record, obituary, and place of burial for him
in Labette County. Any help at all would be so appreciated. One of his sons, Edward, added a "y" to the end of the name making
it Adey. Thank you.
Susan C. Hussmann Computer Room Supervisor MCCSCC 607 Poplar Street Murray, KY 42071
Would like information on getting a copy of obit for Frank Donnelly, b. 1904, KS, married Elsie McCrary in 1940, Labette County, KS.
Thanks. Ellen email@example.com
Searching for information on William W. Estabrook and his wife Fanny Lavina. Need her maiden name and place of burial.
I am seeking information on my Great grandmother who died after 1900 in Oswego,Labette County. Her name was Elizabeth Daulby Douglass-born in 1835 in Ohio. She is buried in the Oswego Cemetery in an unmarked grave. I wish to find out the year that she died. Thank you for your help.
Seeking information Howard and Angie Stice in Oswego
Ks in sept 1935. Any information would be appreciated.
Thank you! Donna Smith, Sonora, Calif firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for an obituary in Labette, KS for Levi Bagley, died
5 May 1932 as a very old man. Specifically, looking for the
names of his parents and his children. Levi was born in
Mercer, PA in 1839, fought in the Civil War with Indiana,
and had 3 or 4 daughters.
I am looking for the
descendents of David and Louella Blair: Residents of
Labette Co. Children were Anna,Randolph, Ruby, Vivian,
Martha any info app. Thank you
Thanks so much!
I am looking for the descendents of David and Louella Blair: Residents of Labette Co. Children were Anna,Randolph, Ruby, Vivian, Martha any info app. Thank you
Looking for local information about Smith Albert and Matha Belknap who moved to Altamont in the fall of 1902 from Nevada, Iowa, where he had owned and operated a furniture store and funeral home. He died in 1932 and was taken back to Iowa for burial.
Question: Are the microfilm records of the Altamont Journal available from the years of 1902-1932? Would these be at the Kansas Historical Society or in Parsons?
Thanks for your assistance.
John R. Woolson email@example.com Clarinda, Iowa 712-542-2526
Thank you for your society and the good people that are willing to do research for people like us that live too far away. We would appreciate it if you could find someone to do the research for me.
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In 1918 (James)(Thomas) William Reed KOGER list his address as R 6, Chetopa, Labette, KS on his draft registration card. I am not sure if this was in OK or KS at that point. His wife is Lottie M KOGER. A daughter was born to this couple in December/January 1919/1920 in what is now listed as Craig Co. KS. Her name is either Minnie Fern or just Fern KOGER. If this is within your "lookup area" I would appreciate your checking this out. If you can give any hints as to the location of this family in 1918 I would appreciate it, i.e., where was R. 6? At present they do not appear in any found 1920 census.
I'm looking for information about my grandparents who lived on a farm south of Mound Valley just off Punkin' Creek between the 1880's and early 1920's. My grandfather was Benjamin Johnson, who also served in the State Legislature at some time from Labette County. My grandmother's name was Jennie Johnson. They are both buried in the "Wooden" ? cemetery, south (I think) of town. My name is Charlie H. Johnson, Jr. My father (Charlie H. Johnson) was born in Mound Valley in 1892.
Looking for info on Usual Orsborn/Osborn in the 1880 census listed as U. Orsborn but looks like "M" Orsborn. He was Coroner and had Dr. listed as occupation. His bio. is in "The History of Labette County Kansas" Would like to find if he died there after 1880 and where he might be buried.
I am a genealogist for the CROOKS family who originated in Franklin Co., Pa. in 1738 (migrated from N. Ireland). I am specifically looking for a Kevin Crooks who lived in Parsons, Ks. however any other Crooks would be of interest as these would most probably be the kin of Rev. David Crooks who migrated from Franklin Co., Pa. to N. Carolina for his ministry in the German reformed (UCC) church around 1840. I know he had a "tribe" and some left for Missouri, Florida and other points. I am the 8th generation in the direct line, we are Ulsterscots from Antrim, N. Ireland.
Looking for information on Charles Owen Teague. He was first married to Mary E. Wright and then to Elizabeth Fombelle. He lived in Labette County in the 1920 and 1930 censuses. He died 5 Apr 1947 in Parsons, Labette County. I am looking for any information on him, his wives, and children (Alice, Charles, and Frances). Thanks,
I am trying to find information on Della Rose Miller born Oct. 13, 1897, Mother: Minnie M. Miller, Grandparents :James & Emiline Miller. Can you direct me to this information or help me in any way? Thank you
COON, TAYLORI have a relative who lived in Chetopa, Neosho Co. in 1875. Thomas Martin Taylor. He was widowed from a Laura who died after giving birth to William Martin Taylor. He then married Cynthia J. Coon about 1872 or 1873.
I am looking for information on the burial site of my great grandmother and her date of death. Her name was Elizabeth Harris Brown McKinzie Young. She was born in Tennesee about 1836. She was living in Labette County in 1885 but can find no trace of her after that.
Seeking information on Gt-Gt-Grandparents Thomas L. and Adeline Cotton who resided in Canada Township, Labette County Ks. between 1880 and 1920. Census records indicate that Thomas was a school teacher.
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