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Sage to Spurgeon

General Index of Names Found in the Miami County Newspapers and Other Publications.

The names indexed here are only the general records found in the newspapers. Births, divorces, marriages and deaths have all been indexed as part of a separate set of vital records to facilitate ease of use.

The index was developed from information published by the Miami County Genealogy Society in their quarterly publication MICOGESOQU. The names indexed show the date of publication and name of the publication. General information about what was referenced is also provided.

You can contact the Miami County Historical Society and Genealogy Society to request their assistance in doing research. Phone: (913) 294-4940, E-Mail: info@thinkmiamicountyhistory.com.You may also wish to order the microfilmed newspapers through interlibrary loan to search the records for yourself.

Name Index

Achey to Bowen   Bradford to Clover   Coffman to Duncan   Eastman to George   Gill to Hennigh   Highley to Joslin   Kanzleiter to Lyon   Maimer to Mitchler   Mobley to Plummer   Pope to Rutledge   Sage to Spurgeon   St. Louis to Watson   Weaver to Ziler

Sage, Mr. and Mrs., Information Provided: visiting Mrs. Sage's father J. B. Hall, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 19 Sep 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 7, p. 63

Sage, Mrs. Bettie, Information Provided: from Lawrence, visiting parents Mr. and Mrs. Hall, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 4 Oct 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 13

Sampson, Jenie, Information Provided: Issued Tearchers Certificate, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 27 Mar 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 13

Sanders, Mary, Information Provided: honored at close of school year, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 1 June 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 3

Sanders, R. W., Information Provided: left for Texas, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 2 Feb 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 16

Sanders, Thomas, Information Provided: purchased interest of partner U. L. Slyter in barber shop business, Publication: Miami Republican and/or Western Spirit, Date Published: 31 Jan 1911, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 7

Schlotman, Ed, Information Provided: appointed deputy by Sheriff Joe Achey, Publication: Miami Republican and/or Western Spirit, Date Published: 16 Jan 1931, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 23

Schmitz, F. T., Information Provided: from Wasington, MO, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 6 Dec 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 16

School Board, Information Provided: W. G. Rainey, Wm. Crowell, I. J. Bannister, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 20 Mar 1869, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 10, No. 3, p. 4

Schwartz, Dora, Information Provided: on the honor roll at Wea School, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 2 Feb 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 16

Schwartz, T. E., Information Provided: elected director of Citizens State Bank, Publication: Miami Republican and/or Western Spirit, Date Published: 7 Jan 1916, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 22

Schwartz, W. A., Information Provided: elected director of Citizens State Bank, Publication: Miami Republican and/or Western Spirit, Date Published: 7 Jan 1916, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 22

Scott, Bill, Information Provided: formerly of Paola, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 28 Feb 1880, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 6

Scott, J. H., Information Provided: started a new paper at Osage Mission, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 8 Aug 1868, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 9, No. 3, p. 21

Scott, W. R., Information Provided: passed the teachers exam given 2-3 Aug 1878, Publication: The Republican, Date Published: -- 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 19

Scroggs, J. A., Information Provided: elected dictator of Knights of Honor Lodge, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 3 Jan 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 15

Seavers, George W., Information Provided: marched to cemetery on Decoration Day, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 1 June 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 2

Sebo, Dave, Information Provided: History of the coming of the Lowe's to Miami County, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 9 Dec 1921, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 13, No. 1, p. 3

Sellers, Frank, Information Provided: list of students who were not absent or tardy in February, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 28 Feb 1880, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 6

Sellers, S. M., Information Provided: opened a meat market, Publication: The Republican, Date Published: 15 Dec 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 13

Sells, William, Information Provided: sold home to John S. Beeson, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 22 Feb 1868, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 17

Serpel, John, Reference: Letters of John and Sarah Everett, Publication: Kansas Historical Quarterly, Vol. VII, Date Published: 1939, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 13, No. 2, p. 13-16

Setter, Herman, Information Provided: opened a cigar and tobacco store, Publication: Paola Argus, Date Published: 21 Sep 1867, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 8, No. 3, p. 17

Settle, W. R., Information Provided: passed the teachers exam given 2-3 Aug 1878, Publication: The Republican, Date Published: -- 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 19

Shackleton, Isaac, Information Provided: from IL, purchased D. E. Butts farm, Publication: The Republican, Date Published: 24 Nov 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 12

Shannon, Maggie, Information Provided: employed as first primary, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 15 June 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 3

Shannon, Maggie, Information Provided: passed the teachers exam given 2-3 Aug 1878, Publication: The Republican, Date Published: -- 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 19

Shaw, Cy, Information Provided: erecting a new residence, Publication: Miami Republican (?), Date Published: June 1872, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 4, p. 17

Shaw, Knowles, Information Provided: elected guardian of Knights of Honor Lodge, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 3 Jan 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 15

Shaw, Mrs. D. E., Information Provided: from Mansfield, OH, visiting brother J. D. King, Publication: Osawatomie Graphic, Date Published: 6 Apr 1888, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 9

Shaw, N., Information Provided: member of the Republican central committee, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 12 Oct 1867, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 13, No. 1, p. 9

Shaw, Noel, Information Provided: History of the coming of the Lowe's to Miami County, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 9 Dec 1921, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 13, No. 1, p. 3

Shawver, Karl V., Jr., Information Provided: purchased home of Mr. and Mrs. George Krumsick, Publication: Miami Republican and/or Western Spirit, Date Published: 18 Jan 1946, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 6

Sheehan, Mrs. Katy, Ella, Hannah, John, Information Provided: referenced in the article "Kansas Wash Days of 1860", Publication: Weekly Critic, Date Published: 9 July 1926, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 3

Sheehy, John and Richard, Information Provided: from WI, bought 320 acres from Col. Campbell, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 25 May 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 2

Sheldon, J. M., Information Provided: elected sentinel of Knights of Honor Lodge, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 3 Jan 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 15

Shellhamer, John, Information Provided: placed on jury list, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 6 Sep 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 12

Shelton, Elias, Information Provided: uncalled for letters, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 16 May 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 20

Shelton, Orrie, Information Provided: list of students who were not absent or tardy in February, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 28 Feb 1880, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 6

Sherar, Robert, Information Provided: he and his wife were given a quilt by friends, Publication: The Republican, Date Published: -- 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 19

Sheridan, B. J., Information Provided: member Democratic Central Committee, Publication: The Republican, Date Published: 7 July 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 8

Sheridan, B. J., Information Provided: secretary of county board, Publication: [Miami Republican/Western Spirit ?], Date Published: 14 Feb 1881, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 6

Sheridan, B. L., Information Provided: graduated from Yale 1910, member of the bar, Publication: Miami Republican and/or Western Spirit, Date Published: 24 Jan 1911, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 6

Sheridan, Ella C., Information Provided: passed the teachers exam given 2-3 Aug 1878, Publication: The Republican, Date Published: -- 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 19

Sheridan, Ella, Information Provided: Issued Tearchers Certificate, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 27 Mar 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 13

Sheridan, John C., Information Provided: returned from Ann Arbor, MI, graduated from law school, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 6 Apr 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 19

Sheridan, John C., Information Provided: returned from Ann Arbor, MI, graduated from law school, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 4 Apr 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 1

Sheridan, Mr. and Mrs. W. D., Information Provided: sold farm, moved to Blue Springs, Gage Co., NE, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 25 May 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 2

Sheridan, William D., Barney, John, Hiram, Cynthia Ellen, Information Provided: referenced in the article "Kansas Wash Days of 1860", Publication: Weekly Critic, Date Published: 9 July 1926, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 3

Sherman, C., Information Provided: completing a residence on Piankishaw street, Publication: Paola Argus, Date Published: 19 Oct 1867, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 8, No. 4, p. 8

Sherman, Mrs., Information Provided: from northern MO, visiting Charles, William and Augustus Sherman, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 10 Apr 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 8

Sherman, William, Information Provided: bought a cigar store, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 10 Aug 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 4

Shideler, Henry, Information Provided: taken prisoner by indians, Publication: The Republican, Date Published: 10 Nov 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 12

Shipley, Dr., Information Provided: practicing medicine, Publication: Miami Republican (?), Date Published: Nov 1872, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 4, p. 18

Shiras, Chas., Information Provided: came from Ottawa to visit father-in-law Dr. Knapp, Publication: Osawatomie Graphic, Date Published: 23 Mar 1888, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 8

Shively, S. J., Information Provided: formed a law practice with W. H. Browne, Publication: Miami Republican and/or Western Spirit, Date Published: 3 Jan 1891, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 22

Shively, W. T., Information Provided: traveling to St. Louis for eye operation, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 25 Apr 1868, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 9, No. 3, p. 18

Shoemaker, Frank, Information Provided: on the school honor roll, Publication: Miami Republican (?), Date Published: Feb 1872, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 4, p. 16

Shofner, Hugh, Information Provided: sold Meadow Brook Cafe to Walter Weber, Publication: Miami Republican and/or Western Spirit, Date Published: 31 Jan 1951, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 7

Shubert, Charles, Information Provided: tailor, now located at Leavenworth, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 25 Mar 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 18

Shuster, Molly, Information Provided: from Chicago, visiting uncle M. Klassen, Publication: The Republican, Date Published: 7 July 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 8

Simpson, B. F., Information Provided: appointed to committee of resolutions at Chicago national convention, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 23 May 1868, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 9, No. 3, p. 20

Simpson, B. F., Information Provided: commander of Paola Post of the Grand Army of the Republic, Publication: Paola Argus, Date Published: 21 Sep 1867, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 8, No. 3, p. 17

Simpson, B. F., Information Provided: member of the Republican central committee, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 12 Oct 1867, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 13, No. 1, p. 9

Simpson, B. F., Information Provided: Paola lawyer, Publication: Western Spirit, Date Published: 1871, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 16

Simpson, B. F., Information Provided: traveling to Washington, D. C., and Chicago, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 25 Apr 1868, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 9, No. 3, p. 18

Simpson, Basil M., Information Provided: purchased an interest in The Republican, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 12 Oct 1867, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 13, No. 1, p. 9

Simpson, Basil M., Information Provided: United States mail agent on the gulf road, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 24 Jan 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 16

Simpson, Frank, Information Provided: on the school honor roll, Publication: Miami Republican (?), Date Published: Feb 1872, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 4, p. 16

Sims, Laura, Information Provided: list of students who were not absent or tardy in February, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 28 Feb 1880, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 6

Slyter, U. L., Information Provided: sold his interest in barber shop to Thomas Sanders, Publication: Miami Republican and/or Western Spirit, Date Published: 31 Jan 1911, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 7

Smalley, F. A., Information Provided: broke bones in his face playing baseball, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 27 Feb 1869, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 10, No. 3, p. 3

Smith, Albert W., Information Provided: died at Kansas State Insane Asylum, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 29 May 1880, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 11

Smith, E. F., Information Provided: Paola lawyer, Publication: Western Spirit, Date Published: 1871, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 16

Smith, H. B., Information Provided: victim of theft, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 4 Jan 1868, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 15

Smith, Jacob, Information Provided: placed on jury list, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 27 Mar 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 13

Smith, Kitty, Information Provided: from PA, with a sister of Mrs. H. H. Smith, visiting Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 1 May 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 8

Smith, Maude, Information Provided: passed the teachers exam given 2-3 Aug 1878, Publication: The Republican, Date Published: -- 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 19

Smith, S. R., Information Provided: elected financial reporter and trustee of Knights of Honor Lodge, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 3 Jan 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 15

Smith, W. M., Information Provided: placed on jury list, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 6 Sep 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 12

Snead, Frank, Information Provided: sick, being attended by Dr. McIntosh, Publication: Osawatomie Graphic, Date Published: 6 Apr 1888, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 9

Snyder, David, Information Provided: opening a tri-weekly hack, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 27 Mar 1869, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 10, No. 3, p. 4

Snyder, John, Information Provided: convicted of shooting, Publication: The Republican, Date Published: 8 Dec 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 12

Snyder, Nellie, Information Provided: serious accident, daughter of B. Snyder, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 1 Feb 1868, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 9, No. 3, p. 17

Sogemeier, Gus, Information Provided: redecorated his drinking parlor, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 2 Feb 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 17

Sparks, Mattie, Information Provided: list of students who were not absent or tardy in February, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 28 Feb 1880, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 6

Speery, E., Information Provided: granted a patent for a sorghum evaporator, Publication: Paola Argus, Date Published: 21 Sep 1867, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 8, No. 3, p. 17

Spielbusch, Herman, Information Provided: from Kansas City, bought Z. M. Perkins farm Publication: not shown, Date Published: 17 Feb 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 17

Spitler, Ben, Information Provided: marched to cemetery on Decoration Day, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 1 June 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 2

Spitler, Lizzie, Information Provided: on the Scott Valley School honor roll, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 24 Jan 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 16

Sponable, John W., Information Provided: hired J. Hichman of Hanibal, MO, to operate his mill, Publication: not shown, Date Published: 2 Feb 1879, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 17

Sprague, A. J., Information Provided: Paola Physician, Publication: Miami Republican, Date Published: 24 Apr 1869, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 10, No. 3, p. 4-5

Spurgeon, J. J., Information Provided: move from Platte Co., MO to Osawatomie, Publication: The Republican Citizen, Date Published: 22 Aug 1878, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 7, p. 62


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