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Queries for the period beginning 1 January 2007

Query Surnames: Wills

Date: 23 December 2007

Query: I am seeking info on the cemetery listing for several of the WILLS family, primarily Oliver listed on page 394, V3 and F.A. listed on page 494 V3.

Randy Ridgway email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 394, Paola Cemetery, East Addition, Southern Half, row 13, lot 20: Wills, Chelsea L. 1899-1983 wife of James V. Wills; Wills, James V. 26 Jan 1897 - 14 Mar 1952 Sgt 137 Inf 35th Div WW I; Wills, Oliver 1872 - 1914.

Vol 3, p 494, Paola Cemetery, Elmwood Addition, North Half, Row 3, lot 106: Wills, Mervil Dean 24 Sep 1891 - 23 Sep 1899 son of F. A. and Ida M. Wills.

Vol 3, p 495, Paola Cemetery, Elmwood Addition, North Half, Row 4, lot 106: Wills, Ida Mariah 1841-1913.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Casida

Date: 29 November 2007

Query: I am looking for information on my family. My grandfather's name was Raymond Casida and he was from Osawatomie.

Deidra Casida email

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Query Surnames: Cox

Date: 28 November 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol I. I am seeking cemetery/birth/burial dates for the following individuals: Ann Cox 111-V1; Caroline Cox 112-V1; Claude Cox 113-V1; Daniel Cox 111-V1 ; Fred Cox 111-V1; Minnie D. Cox 113-V1; Reuben Cox 112-V1; William Cox 112-V1.

Stephen Cox email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, Jingo Cemetery, row 10. p 111, plot 30: owned by Cox, Fred; Cox, Daniel d 8 Jun 1891 age 59y 11d; Cox, Ann d 21 Feb 1903 age 67y 9m 5d.

p. 112, row 12, lot 18: owned by Cox, Robert Elkington; Cox, Reuben 1860-1938 father; Cox, Caroline 1865-1946 mother; Cox, William 1856-1927 brother; Cox, Amelia 1858-1936 sister.

p. 113, row 13, lot unnumbered: Cox, Fred D 21 Apr 1864 - 4 Dec 1952; Cox, Minnie D 9 Jul 1875 - 8 Dec 1970, Cox, Cluade d 16 Jan 1891 age 8m 10d son of Fred and Ida.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Henderson

Date: 7 November 2007

Query: I would appreciate a lookup for Wesley Henderson. The online index says Vol 2, pg 40.

Marcia Snyder email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 40, Old Hillsdale Cemetery, rows 14-15, no lot number: Henderson, Wesley d 28 Jan 1878 age 48y 16d.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Staley

Date: 24 October 2007

Query: Seeking information about Lewis Staley b: abt 1879 Miami Co, Kansas. At least I believe so, 1880 census shows Lewis living in Miami Co, Kansas.

Lyn Richey email

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Query Surnames: Hartz

Date: 21 October 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III: Hartz, Edward B. 322; Maggie E. 322; George D. 506; Louisa 506. Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co., KS: Hartz, George D. 397 [Volume I]

LouAnn Cameron email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 322, Paola Cemetery, North Addition I, North Half, Section II, Row 11, Lot 142: Hartz, Edward B. 23 Mar 1871 - 3 Nov 1941; Hartz, Maggie E. 9 May 1873 - 25 Jul 1945.

Vol 3, p 506, Paola Cemetery, Elmwood Addition, North Half, Section I, Row 22, Lot 201: Hartz, George D. 1846-1924; Hartz, Louisa 1848-1910.

From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 397, story of John Harrison Wilson submitted by Wanda D. Lewis. Abstracted as follows: John W. Lewis (d 1905) married Eliza Jane Altman. Eliza Jane Altman later married George D. Hartz. "John W. and George were livestock brokers for Ander's Stockyards in Paola."

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Creager

Date: 6 October 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III, p 598, Mable C Creager,. Her parents were George William Creager,Jr., and Flora Melinda Sillsby Creager.

Carol Creager Alexander email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 161, New Lancaster Cemetery, Row M, Lot 128: Creager, William C. 5 Jul 1930 - 7 Feb 1972; Creager, April Love 18 Apr 1958 - 29 Feb 1976.

Vol 2, p 83, Louisburg Cemetery, East Drive, East Side, Lot 515: Creager, E. Margie 9 Jan 1923 - 26 Oct 1944.

Vol 2, p 208, Lane Cemetery, listing of names, no row or lot numbers: Creager, Alonzo Leroy 8 apr 1911 - 16 Mar 1984.

Vol 3, p 598, West Acre (Job Addition), Glenwild Cemetery, West Line, Cass Co, MO, listing of names, no row or lot numbers: Creager, Lon L. b 1879 d 1 Oct 1962; Creager, Louis L. b 1905, d 12 Dec 1929; Creger, Mabel C. b 1886 d 1968.

Vol 3, p 612, Sharon Cemetery, Coldwater Twp, Cass Co, MO, listing of names, no row or lot numbers: Creager, Anna 15 Mar 1874 - 6 Mar 1956; Creager, Earl 1907-1926; Creager, Eugene 10 May 1869 - 26 Dec 1929; Creager, John T. 1817-1953 [transcribed as shown in book]; Creager, Lizzie 1875-1948; Creager, Lloyd M. 1905-1961.

Vol 3, p 679, Sharon Cemetery, Coldwater Twp, Cass Co, MO, listing of names, no row or lot numbers: Creager, Roy L. 6 Oct 1901 - 4 Mar 1986.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Crouch

Date: 26 September 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol I, p 20: George A. Crouch, Mary A Crouch.

Jim Beauchamp email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 20, Beagle Cemetery, page 16, east part, lot 115: Crouch, Mary A. 1882-1975; Crouch, George A. 1878-1962.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Flint

Date: 5 September 2007

Query: I would like to know the cemetery and date of death for Luey D. Flint 197-V3.

Larry Ledom email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 197, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 21, no lot numbers: Flint, Luey D. 1859-1934; Flint, Emma 1869 - 1961.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Carson

Date: 14 August 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, I found the following Carson's: Fannie Catherine 268-V3, infant 575-V3, John M. 100-V1, Leah 100-V1, Mary (2 entries) 100-V1, Mary Jane 100-V1, Robert K. (Bob) 268-V3, Wade H. 138-V3

And it looks like Henry and John on p 288 in Vol 2 of the Family Histories

Stephanie email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 100, Indianapolis Cemetery, Row 3: Grave 1 - Carson, John M 1849-1915 father, Carson, Leah 1859-1936 his wife mother, Carson, Jesse H. 1878-1921 their son; Grave 2 - Carson, Mary d 12 Nov 1879 age 59y, Carson, Mary d 11 Feb 1861 age 33y wife of Henry Carson; Grave 3 - Carson, Mary Jane d 14 Feb 1859 age 33

Vol 3, p 268, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 29, no grave number: Carson, Robert K "Bob" 1 sep 1935 - 9 May 1960; Carson, Fannie Catherine 20 Mar 1891 - 17 Apr 1965.

Vol 3, p 575, Paola Cemetery, Elmwood addition, lot 9: Carson, infant no data.

From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 288, story of Jacob and Sarah Jane (Jackson) Vanderslice submitted by Dora Mae Turner. Abstracted as follows:

Jacob Vanderslice (b 6 Jan 1806 Lexington, KY; d 10 May 1865 Camp Alkali, NE, son of Benjamin Vanderslice and Margaret Scott) m abt 1825-6 Dallas Co, AL, to Sarah Jane Jackson (b abt 1811 Stokes Co, NC; d 8 Oct 1858 Miami Co, KS; dau of Bowater Jackson and Jennie Mace; gdau of Curtis Jackson and Ruth Beals). They had 13 children including Mary Ann Vanderslice (b 1827 Dallas Co, AL; d 14 Feb 1859 Miami Co, KS; m 14 Feb 1843 at Hamilton Co, IN, to Henry Carson); Sarah Elizabeth Vanderslice (b 10 Feb 1833 Dallas Co, AL; d 15 Jul 1904 Osage Co, KS; m 21 Jul 1851 at Hamilton Co, IN, to John M. Carson); and Phebe F. Vanderslice (b 1838 Hamilton Co, IN; m 1st William J. Miller; m 2nd 30 Mar 1905 at Ottawa, KS, to brother-in-law John M. Carson.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Gibbons

Date: 26 July 2007

Query: Researching Lewis C. Gibbons and wife, Lovina F. and two sons, Archie and William. They are listed in Vol. III pg. 594.

Luanne L. Henthorn (Vernon-Capps) email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 594, Glenwild Cemetery, Old Acre Addition, West Line, Cass County, Missouri, alphabetical listing of surnames: Gibbons, L. C. 5 Aug 1834 - 5 Dec 1915; Gibbons, Archie H. 10 Jan 1868 - 19 Sep 1948; Gibbons, Lovina F. 9 Feb 1836 - 20 Jul 1906; Gibbons, William C. 6 Mar 1858 - 25 Feb 1933.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Small

Date: 23 July 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol 1 p 122: Small, Washington

Cathy Wallace email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 122, Miami Cemetery, Row K, Lot 6: Small, Washington 24 Nov 1813 - 31 May 1893

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Bryan, Everett

Date: 22 July 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol II, p 74: Bryan, J. D.; Bryan, Sarah A. Vol II, p 2: Everett, J. P. Vol II, p 84: Everett, J. P.; Everett, Jane A.; Everett, Thomas A. 84-V2.

Cynthia Richardson email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 2, Antioch Cemetery, Block B, Row 3, Lot B3: Everett, Lillie 27 Feb 1884 - 9 Jun 1888 age 4y 3m 12d dau of J. P. and Hattie.

Vol 2, p 74, Louisburg Cemetery, Lot E68: Bryan, Dr. J. D 1843-1907; Bryan, Sarah A. 1855-1937.

Vol 2, p 84, Old Louisburg Cemetery, Lot M1: Everett, Rev. J. P. 7 Jun 1820 - 10 Feb 1888 father; Everett, Jane A. 18 May 1888 - 18 Dec 1905 his wife, mother; Everett, Thomas A. 22 Apr 1867 - 8 Apr 1891.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: French

Date: 16 July 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III: Mason French 481; America Frence 570; John French 210

Jim Moore email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 210, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 4, no lot number: French, John 1906-1978 father; French, Georgia 1908-[no year of death] mother.

Vol 3, p 267, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 27, no lot number: French, Lucy Ann 1925-1965; French, Robert Lee 1915-1974.

Vol 3, p 481, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove addition, Southern half, Section 2, Row 30, lot 298: French, Mason d 26 Aug 1887 age 69y 6m 20d.

Vol 3, p 570, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove addition, Southern half, Section 2, Row 30, lot 298: French, America [no dates].

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Shields

Date: 4 July 2007

Query: I'd like to get a transcription of the family history of Byron and Freda (Hays) Shields on page 198 and page 361.

Sue Clavin email

Response: From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 198, the story of William Edward Hays. Abstracted as follows:

William Edward Hays (d 21 May 1953, bur Elmdale Cemetery) m 30 Oct 1890 in Paola, KS, to Annie Bryan (b 24 Nov 1871, d 11 Feb 1930, bur Elmdale Cemetery). Twelve children: 1) Nellie E. Hays (b 24 Apr 1891, m Willis Diediker); 2) Charley Hays (b 3 Jan 1893, d 6 Sep 1898); 3) Velma E. Hays (m Dale A. Fisher); 4) Clenn A. Hays (b 26 Feb 1897 - twin, m Nellie Jones Sharp [dau previous marriage Marjorie Sharp]); 5) Clyde William Hays (b 26 Feb 1897 - twin, m Anna Foote); 6) Walter R. Hays (b 21 Feb 1900); 7) Myrtle Hays (b 21 May 1902 -twin, m Peter B. Nold); 8) Manford Hays (b 21 May 1902 - twin, m Ula Hill); 9) Freda Hays (b 4 Oct 1904, m Byron Sheilds[sic], children: Betty Sheilds, Gloria Sheilds, John Sheilds); 10) Ruth Hays (m Hearn Gudger, children: Paula Gudger, Patsy Gudger, Phyllis Gudger); 11) Wilford Hays (b 4 Jan 1910, d 1 Sep 1938); 12) Leota Hays (b 27 Dec 1913, m Robert Dunlap).

Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 198, the story of Walter R. and Violet Hays submitted by Dan Hays. Abstracted as follows:

Walter Ray Hays (b 21 Feb 1900 Miami Co, KS; d 17 Nov 1964; son of William Edward Hays and Annie Evelyn Bryan; grandson of William Allen Hays and Mary Elizabeth Webb, and Benjamin Franklin Webb and Susan Malinda Scroggins [shown as written]) m 10 Mar 1923 Paola, KS, to Violet Irene Moraine (b 20 Dec 1902; d 21 May 1985; dau of Gilbert Moraine and Lottie Martha Jones). Eight children: 1) Raymond Allen Hays (m Charlotte Adams); 2) Ona Mae Hays (m Kenneth Neuenschwander); 3) William R. Hays (m JoAnne Brooks); 4) Robert J. Hays (m Wilma Tice); 5) Charles B. Hays (m Joann Bevan); 6) Walter L. Hays (m Margaret Latinis); 7) Linda Kay (m Sam Carter); 8) Deanna Lea Hays (b d 1942).

Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 361, the story of Walter V. and Gloria S. Stone submitted by Gloria J. Stone. Abstracted as follows:

Walter V. Stone (b 21 Sep 1928 Louisburg, KS; son of Walter P. Stone and Frances M. Knecht; grandson of August and Gertrude Knecht, and William Jacob Stone and Mary Ann McMillin) m 4 Oct 1954 Louisburg, KS, to Gloria J. Shields (b 4 Apr 1933 Paola, KS; dau of Byron Shields and Freda M. Hays; granddau of John and Mary Shields, and Ed and Anna Hays). Children: 1) Ricky Vernon Stone (b Paola, KS; m Darlene Pemberton); 2) Steven Lynn Stone (b Paola, KS; m Dehonna Griffin); 3) Dennis Michael Stone (b Paola, KS); 4) Gregory Alan Stone (b Paola, KS)

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Berkey, Martin, Robinson

Date: 3 July 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III, p 600: Berkey, Chareles C.; Berkey, Charles A.; Berkey, Harriet E.; Berkey, Harriet N.; Berkey, Mary E. Vol III, p 595: Martin, Charles B.; Martin, Dora M.; Martin, James; Martin, James G.; Martin, Mary A.; Martin, Oliver W.; Martin, Paul W.; Martin, Ralph G. Vol III, p 596: Robinson, Isabel; Robinson, Mary. Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co., KS, Vol. 2, inside back cover: Berkey, C. C.

Amilyn email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 595, Glenwild Cemetery Old Acre, Cass County, MO, alphabetical listing of names, no location information: Martin, Charles B. d 26 Sep 1890 age 41y 7m; Martin, Dora M. b 1872 - d 1943; Martin, Paul W. b 16 Aug 1905 d 6 Nov 1911; Martin, Oliver W. b 1907 d 1933; Martin, Mary A. d 8 Apr 1896 age 73y 9m; Martin, James A. d 10 Jan 1894 age 67y 8m; Martin, James G. b 1858 d 1920; Martin, Ralph G. b 1932 d 1984.

Vol 3, p 596, Glenwild Cemetery Old Acre, Cass County, MO, alphabetical listing of names, no location information: Robinson, Isabel d 30 Oct 1887 age 82; Robinson, Mary d 14 Nov 1897 age 80.

Vol 3, p 600, Glenwild Cemetery West Acre, Job Addition 1985, Cass County, MO, alphabetical listing of names, no location information: Berkey, Charles A. b 1810 d 1892; Berkey, Charles C. b 1847 d 1926; Berkey, Harriet E. b 1850 d 1916;Berkey, Harriet N. b 1812 d 1873; Berkey, Mary E. b 1839 d 1917

Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co., KS, Vol. 2, inside back cover: Berkey, C. C. - a photograph of C. C. Berkey.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Tucker

Date: 20 June 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol II: p 17 - Tucker, Allen F. and Nancy J.; p 102 - Tucker, Nancy Jane.

Sandi Rose email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 17, Bucyrus Cemetery, Lot 44: Tucker, Allen F. 1858 - 19--; Tucker, Nancy J. 1842-1933. p 102, Louisburg Cemetery, Row 2, Lot W 32: Tucker, Calvin George d 17 Apr 1894 age 2m 16d son of G.W. and N.J.; Tucker, Nancy Jane d 11 Oct 1894 age 37y 4m 11d wife of G.W.; Tucker, Marion H. child no information.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Hunt

Date: 12 June 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III: Hunt, Viola A. 166; Hunt, William 33-V3.

Shanna Rutledge email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 33, Elmdale Cemetery, Section V, row 13, no lot number: Hunt, Carrol V. 23 May 1908 - 11 Apr 1993; Hunt, William 1862-1927; Hunt, Osa Leota 4 May 1870 - 1 Sep 1962; Hunt, Donna O. 29 Feb 1896 - 16 May 1981.

Vol 3, p 166, Osawatomie Cemetery, row 6, no lot numbers: Hunt, John I. 1893-1981; Hunt, Viola A. 1907-1986.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Smith

Date: 11 June 2007

Query: Will you please provide information from the Cemeteries of Miami County: Smith, Marvin G. 175-V3; Smith, Charles T 176-V3 (two entries one for son and one for father): Smith, Georgia A. 176-V3. These are my two uncles( Marvin G. and Charles T) and my grandparents, Charles T. and Georgia A.

Furman Avery email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 175, Osawatomie Cemetery, row 27, no lot numbers: Smith, Marcella H. 1916 - [no year of death]; Smith, Marvin G. 1915-1980. p 176, Oswatomie Cemetery, row 28, no lot numbers: Smith, Charles T. 7 Aug 1892 - 14 Nov 1961 father; Smith, Georgia A. 14 Jun 1892 - 20 Nov 1953 mother; Smith, Charles T. 20 Oct 1919 - 6 Sep 1975 T Sgt US Army WW II.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Greason

Date: 11 June 2007

Query: The information I'm looking for pretains to Minnie and Thomas O. Greason and infant shown in the Cemeteries of Miami Co. Kansas V3, p 410: Greason, Mommie M.; Greason, Thomas O.; Greason, Infant

Jim Ironside email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 410, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove addition, North half, row 23, lot 100: Greason, Thomas O. 11 Jan 1856 - 31 Aug 1944; Greason, Monnie M. 26 Aug 1864 - 19 Apr 1943; three semi-buried stones believed to be two Greason infants (d 21 Feb 1900) and Voglesong child (Mar 1885 - 8 Nov 1886)

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Blunk

Date: 2 June 2007

Query: I am looking for Beatrice and Ham Blunk in Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol II, page 53. Beatrice died 2/1980 and Abraham (Ham) Hamilton Blunk died in 12/21/1937.

Becky Viles email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 53, New Hillsdale Cemetery, Row 8, lot 38: Blunk, Ham 1861-1937; Blunk, Beatrice 1882-1980 "Their wife".

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: McDowell

Date: 27 May 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol II, p 104: Robert and Samuel McDowell.

Megan McDowell Mueller email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 104, Louisburg Cemetery, Row 3, Lot W59-60: McDowell, Sue May 20 Mar 1854 - 12 Apr 1889 wife of S. D.; McDowell, Frank son of S. D. and S. N. 8 Jun 1885 - 30 May 1890; McDowell, Samuel no marker or dates; McDowell, Robert 10 Feb 1842 - 1 Apr 1889.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Sims

Date: 16 May 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Sims, Charles D. 302-V3

Andrea Wieland email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 302, Paola Cemetery, North Addition II, Section II, Row 19, Lot 597: Sims, Charles D. 19 sep 1883 - 15 May 1959; Sims, Kate D. 13 Apr 1887 - 23 Dec 1982.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Loudenback

Date: 14 May 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol I, p 129: Loudenback, Jacob, James W. and Mary A.

Madge Little email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 129, Miami Cemetery, Row P: lot 2 - Loudenback, Jacob 1825-1912; lot 3 - Loudenback, Mary A. 1833-1912 wife, mother; lot 4 - Loudenback, James W. 1866-1899 their son.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Kirkham

Date: 11 May 2007

Query: Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas [Vol I]: Kirkham, Elizabeth Virginia (Lizzie) 169. Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas, Vol. II: Kirkham, L. L. 306; Kirkham, Mary Elizabeth Woodrum 306.

Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas: Kirkham, E. M. 241-V1; Kirkham, Elsworth 241-V1; Kirkham, Frank 87-V2; Kirkham, Jonnie L. 87-V2; Kirkham, L. L. 87-V2; Kirkham, Lizzie M. 87-V2; and Kirkham, Mary E. Woodrum 68-V2

Cathi Gross email

Response: From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 169, the story of Richard S. Fields submitted by Odessia I. Fields. Abstracted as follows:

Richard S. Fields (b 8 May 1829 Cambridgeshire, England; d 13 Jan 1897 Green Valley, Miami Co, KS; bur Wells-Green Valley Cemetery) m 6 Jun 1849 Cambridgeshire, England to Mary Elizabeth Green (b 23 Mar 1829; d 14 Feb 1916 Green Valley, Miami Co, KS; bur Wells-Green Valley Cemetery; six brothers). Nine children: 1) Richard S. Fields Jr (b 1850s Cambridgeshire, England; m 1873 to Elizabeth Virginia "Lizzie" Kirkham; 6 children - one named - Richard Fields d Aug 1978 Spokane, WA, age 87); 2) dau d bef 1853 England; 3) Annie Fields (b May 1853, d 10 Jan 1859 KS, bur Indianapolis Cemetery); 4) dau (b and d Ridgeway, Orelans Co., NY); 5) Hannah Fields (b 12 Nov 1856 Ridgeway, Orelans Co., NY; m Sidney W. Barber 1873; 5 children); 6) Mary J. Fields (d 19 Oct 1864 KS, bur Indianapolis Cemetery); 7) Sarah A. Fields (d 19 Oct 1864 KS, bur Indianapolis Cemetery); 8) John Henry Fields (b 11 Jun 1866 Lane, KS; m Jun 1892 to Sarah Edith Cooper; 2 sons); 9) Mary Elizabeth "Lilli" (b Dec 1869, m John C. Loch, 3 children).

Note there are three additional stories about John Henry Fields and his sons Everett Fields and Milo Henry Fields.

From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 306, story of John Lee and Amanada (Childress) Woodrum by Kellis and Ginny Gillespie. Abstracted as follows:

Mary Elizabeth Woodrum (b 11 Mar 1856; d 18 Sep 1877 Harrisonville, MO; dau of John Lee Woodrum and Amanda Childress) m 23 Sep 1875 to L. L. Kirkham. Children: 2 sons. Note there is additional information available about the Woodrum family on pp 305 and 306.

From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 241, Stanton Cemetery, Row 18, lot 37: Kirkham, Elsworth d 9 Feb 1871 age 8 y son of E. M. and S. A.

Vol 2, p 68, Louisburg Cemetery, Row 1, lot E 11: Woodrum, John L. 13 Jan 1814 - 4 Nov 1886; Woodrum, Amanda J. 13 Mar 1824 - 8 Jan 1891 wife of John L.; Kirkham, Mary E. 11 Mar 1856 - 18 Sep 1877 dau of J. L. and A. J. Woodrum; Shobe, Emma R. 15 Sep 1862 - 2 Nov 1883 dau of J. L. and A. J. Woodrum; Woodrum, James H. 20 Sep 1842 - 30 Nov 1861 bur in WV; Woodrum, Harriet J. 29 May 1866 - 1 Jul 1867 bur in WV; Woodrum, Thomas A. 2 Jan 1834 - 6 Aug 1885; Woodrum, Malinda F. 17 Nov 1857 - 8 Aug 1871 bur T. Idly's graveyard Miami Co, KS.

Vol 2, p 87, Old Louisburg Cemetery, row 3, lot M 28: Shobe, Emma R 15 Sep 1861 - 2 Nov 1883 wife of Haley, dau of J. L. and A. J. Woodrum; Kirkham, Frank 4 Aug 1876 - 14 Apr 1926 Troop D 2nd U.S. Cav; Kirkham, L. L. b 4 Mar 1848 [no death date]; Kirkham, Lizzie M. 11 Mar 1856 - 18 Sep 1877 wife of L. L.; Kirkham, Johnnie L. 11 Sep 1877 - 23 Oct 1877 son of L. L. and L. M.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Jenkins

Date: 11 May 2007

Query: I have referred to the index and have found one of my families and was hoping you could tell me what cemetery they are buried in: Alexander Upton Jenkins 1830-1896 (404-V3); spouse Mary Ann Timms Jenkins 1833-1905 (404-V3); Children - Alexander Upton Jenkins Jr. (404-V3) and Fred O. Jenkins (404-V3 and 482-V3)

diana ericson email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 404, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove addition, rows 13 and 14, lot 49: Jenkins, Fred O. 22 Mar - 7 Jun 1932; Jenkins, A. U. Jr. 22 Dec 1869 - 26 Jul 1932; Jenkins, A. U. 15 Mar 1831 - 10 Feb 1896 father; Jenkins, Mary A. 1 Apr 1833 - 10 Jan 1905 wife, mother. p 482, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove addition, row 31, lot 299: Jenkins, Bertha Viola 1898-1900 dau of Fred O. and Libbie E. Jenkins.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Dunn

Date: 2 May 2007

Query: I am seeking the Cemetery record of Andrew Dunn p. 412, Vol. 3 of Cemeteries of Miami County

Diane Moore email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 412, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove addition, North Half, Row 27, Lot 118: Dunn, Andrew d 3 Feb 1903 age 79y Co E 54th IN Vol Inf.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Poteet

Date: 16 April 2007

Query: Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas, Vol 2, pages 240 and 241. William Poteet and Rebecca Ruth Bird and child and grand children.

Wallace Palmore email

Response: From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, pp 240-241, story of J. Bird and Alice May Hampson Poteet submitted by Betty Poteet Fellers. Abstracted as follows:

J. Bird Poteet (b 29 Aug 1879 Hillsdale, KS; d 21 Nov 1937 Kansas City, MO; bur Old Hillsdale Cemetery; son of James Alexander Poteet and Nancy Jane Holloway; grandson of William Poteet and Nancy Angeline Bailey, and Jonathan Holloway and Martha Weaver) m 12 Nov 1901 at Warrensburg, MO, to Alice May Hampson (b 17 Sep 1882 Hillsdale, KS; d 4 Mar 1958 Paola, KS; bur Hillsdale Cemetery; dau of Richard Hampson and Sarah Day; granddau of William Hampson and Elizabeth Sunley, and William Day and Sarah Piper. Children: 1) Ezma Ruth Poteet (b 2 Mar 1902 Warrensburg, MO; d 3 Jan 1967 Olathe, KS; m 42 Dec 1928 to Truman Hitch Nelson); 2) Easter Mary Poteet (b 3 Apr 1904 Hillsdale, KS; d 26 Oct 1918 Paola, KS); 3) James Richard Poteet (b 1 Sep 1906 Hillsdale, KS; d 15 Mar 1982 Hugoton, KS; m 14 Mar 1928 to Ruth Henderson); 4) Lester Bird Poteet (b 12 Mar 1908 Hillsdale, KS; d 3 Oct 1921 Kansas City [no state]); 5) Robert Watson Poteet (b 30 Nov 1909 Hillsdale, KS; d 9 Jan 1979 North Augusta, SC; m Feb 1936 to Phyllis Marjorie Whitfield). Alice also raised Mildred Greagoff Haley.

From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 241, story of James Alexander and Nancy Jane Holloway Poteet submitted by Betty Poteet Fellers. Abstracted as follows:

James Alexander Poteet (b 24 Feb 1824 Giles Co, TN; d 15 Dec 1933; bur Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, MO; son of William Bird Poteet and Nancy Angeline Bailey; grandson of William Poteet and Rebecca Ruth Bird) m 19 Mar 1874 Miami Co, KS, to Nancy Jane Holloway (b 6 Dec 1855 McLean Co, IL; d 25 Feb 1929 Hillsdale, KS; bur Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, MO; dau of Jonathan Mills Holloway and Martha Weaver; granddau of William Weaver and Mary Polly Sims). Children: 1) Martha Angeline Poteet (b 30 Dec 1874 Hillsdale, KS; d 23 Feb 1945 Ford, KS; m 25 Aug 1897 to Hisley Luther Barnett); 2) Robert Arthur Poteet (b 4 Mar 1877 Hillsdale, KS; d 2 May 1938 Paola, KS; m 24 Jul 1900 to Bessie Grace Rowland); 3) Jonathan Bird Poteet (b 29 Aug 1879 Hillsdale, KS; d 21 Nov 1937 Kansas City, MO; m 12 Nov 1901 Warrensburg, MO, to Alice May Hampson); and 4) Lucretia Ruth Poteet (b 24 Feb 1892 Sprague, MO; d 23 May 1972 Ogden, UT; m 1st Robert Lorenz, m 2nd 23 Mar 1948 to Jacob Franklin Stines).

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Poteet

Date: 10 April 2007

Query: Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas, Vol 1, page 254. William H, Maggie Casida and Grace B Poteet. Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol 2, page 26. W H Poteet.

Wallace Palmore email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 26, Old Hillsdale Cemetery, Rows 1 and 2, no lot numbers: Poteet, W. H. 1852-1891 father; Poteet, Lucy M. Laird 1885-1905.

From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 254, story of John W. and Grace Masters. Abstracted as follows:

John W. Masters (b Nov 1883 Miami Co, KS, d Oct 1962, son ofJames S. Masters and Mary Rutledge) m 25 Dec 1907 to Grace B. Poteet (b Jun 1889, d Oct 1967, dau of William H. Poteet and Maggie Casida). Children: 1) Ivan J. Masters; 2) John W. Masters, Jr.; 3) Karl L. Masters.

1) Ivan J. Masters (b Jan 1910, d May 1983) m 1st 28 Apr 1935 to Ethel D. Groves (b Aug 1911, dau of William P. Groves and Mattie Williams), div 1976, child - 1a) James I. Masters; m 2nd Feb 1979 to Rose Frazee Wilson (b Jan 1924, dau of Harvey M. and Della A. Frazee).

1a) James I. Masters (b Dec 1940) m 1st 21 Feb 1965 to Deborah J. Farris (b 1945, dau of Dean and Merle Ferris) div 1983, children - Adriene Michele Masters, Rachel Elizabeth Masters; m 2nd Apr 1984 to Patricia G. Ditton (b Nov 1942, dau of Thomas and Lucille Ditton).

2) John W. Masters, Jr. (b Nov 1915) m 1st 29 Sep 1940 to E. Isabell McNelley (b Oct 1914, d Mar 1974, dau of Florence and Edward McNelley); m 2nd Mar 1975 to Dorothy Renner Quimby (b Sep 1913, dau of Fred W. and Emma M. Renner).

3) Karl L. Masters (b Apr 1918, d Aug 1980) m Jul 1947 to Ila Mae Hopkins (b Oct 1922, d Jan 1986, dau of Henry W. and Amy Ann Hopkins).

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Clifton, Youman

Date: 29 March 2007

Query: I am seeking info on Amanda Wall Clifton and T.K. Clifton both on page 524-V3. Would you look up a birth for Youman, Tom page 80

Sherri Fabert email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, p 241, Osawatomie Cemetery, row 22, no lot numbers: Clifton, John M. 27 Apr 1905 - 26 Jul 1974; Clifton, Katherine 16 Jul 1908 - [no date of death shown] married 21 Aug 1925.

Vol 3, p 524, Paola Cemetery, Elmwood Addition, North Half, Section II, Row 15, Lot 242: Clifton, T. K. 14 Jun 1833 - 2 Jul 1901; Clifton, Amanda Wall 27 Dec 1847 - 6 Jul 1923 his wife.

Vol 3, p 610, Sharon Cemetery, Cass County, Missouri, alphabetical list of names: Clifton, Artie B. d 1898 age 17y 7m 19d dau of w. M. and Margaret; Clifton, Margaret - 26 Apr 1852 - 24 Oct 1929; Clifton, Wm 1810-1900.

Vol 3, p 679, Sharon Cemetery, Cass County, Missouri, alphabetical list of names: Clifton, William C. 1847-1922.

Information from Vital Records of Miami County, Kansas, as abstracted and indexed by Patricia Merrill Hollingsworth.

p 80 "08 May 1906 Unnamed Youman, female, b. Osawatomie, Miami Co., KS; father - Tom Youman, age 35, no birthplace listed, American, manager of telephone Co.; mother - Laura Cliffton, age 32, no birthplace listed, american, third child of mother, no residence listed."

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Cody, Fox

Date: 22 March 2007

Query: Received some additional data and need some other lookups: Michael J. Cody 186 V3; Fannie M. Cody 186 V3; Anna E. Cody 187 V3; Fox, A.D. 112 V2; Fox, Ruth 112 V2; Fox, Jane A. 112 V2

Dee Bouse email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 112, Louisburg Cemetery, Row 2, Lot 101: Fox, A. B. 1842 - 1882 (originally buried Glendale Cemetery, Louisville, NE); Fox, Jane A. 26 Mar 1848 - 11 Dec 1933; Fox, A. D. (David) 17 May 1881 - 4 Nov 1954; Fox, Ruth L. 13 (10?) Mar 1889 - 26 Apr 1950 wife of A. D.

Vol 3, p 186-187, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 9, no lot numbers: Cody, Michael J. 1891-1973 husband; Cody, Fannie M. 1897-1974 wife; (in a separate listing) Cody, Anna E. 23 Jun 1891 - 30 May 1944.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Farley, Shawver

Date: 13 March 2007

Query: Charles Frank Shawver 206 V3 was married to Anna Hulse. She had been married to S. R. Farley and had a son, Austin W. Farley, who may be listed under 187 V3

Dee Bouse email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 253, Indianapolis Cemetery, no row number, no lot number: Shawver, Geo. W. d 4 Oct 1912.

Vol 3, p 187, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 9, no lot number: Farley, Austin W. 24 sep 1912 - 12 Jan 1966.

Vol 3, p 206, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 29, no lot numbers: Shawver, Lewellyn G. 1894-1972; Shawver, Helen L. 1896-1954; Shawver, Glenn A. 1899-1950.

Vol 3, p 206, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 30, no lot numbers: Shawver, Charles Frank 1865-1931 father; Shawver, Martha Ann 1865-1948 mother; Shawver, Karl V. 1888-1962.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Hays

Date: 10 March 2007

Query: I am looking for burial information for: Hays, B. V. 557-V3; Hays, Julia. V. 557-V3

J D email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 557, Paola Cemetery, Elmwood Addition, South, Row 32, Lot 322: Hays, Julia 1860-1923; Hays, B. V. 1852-1925.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Willis

Date: 9 March 2007

Query: Deaths 1885-1911, page 181: I would be interested if this is either Martha E. Willis or Shepherd Willis

Carla Porath email

Response: Information from Vital Records of Miami County, Kansas, as abstracted and indexed by Patricia Merrill Hollingsworth.

p 181, "21 Jun 1910 Infant Willis, female age 2 mos, no birthplace or length of residency, American; died in Osawatomie, Miami Co., KS of lespillary bronchitis pretusis; interred 22 Jun 1910 in Goodrick cemetery by J. S. Johnson undertaker of Osawatomie, KS. Return by P. W. Robinson, Osawatomie, KS."

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Campbell

Date: 9 March 2007

Query: I am interested in learning more about the following people: Campbell, Major J. 60-V1; Campbell, Nat 60-V1

Bruce Kopf email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 60, Fontana Cemetery, Lot 22: Grave 175 - Campbell, Nat 1858-1919; Grave 176 - Campbell, Major J. 1826-1895.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Neiswender

Date: 26 February 2007

Query: Posted on roots web - Do you happen to have Volume 3 of the Miami County, KS Cemetery books? I'd like the data on the following people: Neisweinder, George J. 560-V3; Neiswender, C. W. 393-V3; Neiswender, Elias 535-V3; Neiswender, George 507-V3; Neiswender, Mary M. 507-V3; Neiswender, Sarah J. 535-V3

shellyinoh

Response: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol. III, 1997, published by the Miami County Genealogy Society, PO Box 123, Paola, Kansas 66071.

Page 393 Paola Cemetery, East Addition, Southern half, Row 12, Lot 23: Neiswender, C. W. - 1857 - 1932; Neiswender, Sarah Light - wife of C. W. Neiswender 1852 - 1915; LIGHT, Geo. M. - 1868 - 1939 (footstone); LIGHT, Lula A. - 1878 - 1915 (footstone)

Page 507 Paola Cemetery, Elmwood Addition, North half, Section I, Row 25, Lot 62: Hesse, William - 1835 - 1894; Neiswender, George - November 29, 1835 - December 20, 1911; Neiswender, Mary W. - January 25, 1840 - September 4, 1911

Page 535 Paola Cemetery, Elmwood Addition, North half, Section II, Row 29, Lot 18: (Neiswender) Mother Neiswender, Sarah J. (North side) wife of Elias Neiswender Born March 10, 1837 Died October 27, 1904; Neiswender, Elias (West side) Born January 19, 1842 - Died January 24, 1899 Aged 57y & 5d (F.L.T.).

WWarden1936

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Query Surnames: Poole

Date: 14 February 2007

Query: Family Stories and Histories of Miami County, Kansas, p 135, the article on Barbara Annettie Nolin Poole?

C. A. Rose email

Response: From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, pp 135-136, story of Percy and Ethel (Poole) Cox, submitted by Terry Grant. Abstracted as follows:

Percy Lawrence Cox (b 28 Mar 1886 Linn Co, KS; d 4 Oct 1950 Osawatomie, KS; bur Osawatomie Cemetery; son of Charles N. Cox and Mary H. Long) m 13 Feb 1907 Linn Co, KS, to Ethel Poole (b 5 May 1890 Yates Center, KS; d 15 Apr 1969 Topeka, KS; bur Osawatomie Cemetery; dau of Wells Porter Poole and Barbara Annettie Nolin). Children: 1) Ray Lawrence Cox (b 6 Mar 1908; d 29 Mar 1978; bur Topeka, KS; m 4 Jul 1930 to Wilma Good); 2) Nettie Huldah Cox (b 18 Jan 1910; m 22 Dec 1926 to John Clearwater; 3) Audrey Della Cox (b 14 Jan 1912; m 1st 1 Jan 1929 to Earl Clearwater [d 9 Aug 1962]; m 2nd Lloyd Mears); 4) Vearl L. Cox (b 25 Mar 1918; m 10 Nov 1940 to Dorothy Rodgers); 5) Percy Lawrence Cox, Jr. (b 7 May 1925; m 9 May 1948 to Pauline Rodgers); 6) Everett Wells Cox (b 24 Nov 1927; m 11 Apr 1948 to Helen Louise Rodgers).

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Billings

Date: 12 February 2007

Query: Lookups for: Columbus Billings 97-V1; Tennie Billings 97-V1.

Carol Paul email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 97, Indianapolis Cemetery, Section 1, Row 1: grave 1 - Billings, Columbus W. 7 Dec 1873 - 21 Sep 1938; grave 2 - Billings, Tennie 1880-1914.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Delaney

Date: 4 February 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, would you check and see what you have for a Caroline Delaney 581 V 3 and a Thomas Delaney 76 V 2.

JD email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 76, Louisburg Cemetery, East Side, Lot E177: Delaney, Thomas - no stone; Delaney, Myrtie 9 Apr 1901; Delaney, Mother 1866 - 12 Dec 1910.

Vol 3, p 581, Potter's Field: Delaney, Caroline no information.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Stover

Date: 1 February 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III- Ben T. Stover P.425

Mary Hummell email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 425, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove Addition, North Half, Section II, row 9, lot 236: Stover, Ben T. d 7 Feb 1906 age 70y Co A, 1st Ohio Vol Cav.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Lewellyn

Date: 27 January 2007

Query: We are trying to locate the burial location of the soldiers of the 7th Iowa Cavalry. John M Lewellyn served in Company G, 7th Iowa Cavalry. The records inicate that he died on 12 February 1917 in Hillsdale, Miami County, Kansas. I checked the index for Cemeteries Miami County, KS and it indicates that J M Lewellyn is listed in Volume II, p. 32 along with his widow, Rebecca A Lewellyn.

Kim Jeffery Torgler email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 32, Old Hillsdale Cemetery, Rows 9 and 10, no lot numbers: Lewellyn, J.M. 1837-1917 Civil War; Lewellyn, Rebecca A. 1842-1924 his wife; Lewellyn, Jacob 1812-1879; Lewellyn, Lester 1901-1907; Lewellyn, Barton C. 1873-1946; Lewellyn, Maude E. 1880-1953; Lewellyn, Ralph no dates age 5m 9d.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Thomas

Date: 26 January 2007

Query: I'd appreciate a look-up of the following Thomas names on 142-V2: Thomas, Elizabeth J. Jones; Thomas, Thomas; Thomas, Wm. M.; Thomas, Joseph C.; Thomas, Maggie E.; Thomas, Flora A.; Thomas, daughter; Thomas, Emma W.; Thomas, G. O.

Pam Zeirott email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 142-143, Rock Creek Cemetery, Row 9, no lot numbers, grouped as follows: 1) Thomas, Wm. M. 1857-1925, and Flora A. 1860-1951 his wife; 2) Thomas, G.O. 1882-1953, and Maggie E. 1883-1942 wife; and 3) Thomas, Joseph C. 1858-1933, Emma W. 1858-1951, Dau of J.C. and E.W. 11 May 1887 - 18 Jul 1891, Thomas 25 Apr 1831 - 15 Feb 1909, Elizabeth J. Jones 13 Feb 1836 - 24 Jun 1904 wife of Thomas, son of T. and E.J. d 12 Jun 1876 age 1d, Sarah J. dau of T. and E.J. d 29 Nov 1867 age 2m 2d, Margaret L. dau of T. and E.J. d 4 Apr 1867 age 3y 2m 8d, Corwin J. son of T. and E.J. d 21 Mar 1867 age 1y 2m 8d.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Murtaugh

Date: 23 January 2007

Query: Could you check "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol. I" for additional information on: Murtaugh, Andrew 175-V1; Murtaugh, Emma B. 175-V1

Jill email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 175, Reed Cemetery, Grave 6: Murtaugh, Emma B. d 19 Feb 1886 age 52y 9m 16d; Murtaugh, Andrew d 13 Mar 1885 age 49y 8m 9d.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Scovill

Date: 21 January 2007

Query: I would appreciate the information in the Cemetery Index for Fred C. Scovill and Mary E. Scovill both shown on 18-V1 and 647-V3; also Luella Towsley Scovill and June Scovill both shown on 29-V3.

Judy Weber email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 18, Beagle Cemetery, lot 119: Scovill, Mary E. 1905 - no year of death; Scovill, Fred C. 1904-1965. The same information is in Vol 3, p 647.

From Vol 2, p 204, Lane Cemetery, alphabetical listing: Scovill, Albert L. 1878-1938; Scovill, Helen E. 1880 - 8 Mar 1956.

From Vol 3, p 29, Elmdale Cemetery, Row 6, no lot numbers: Scovill, June 20 Jul 1925 - 9 Mar 1926; Scovill, Luella Towsley 1904-1927. Buried adjacent to: Towsley, Ella T. 1879-1976; and Towsley, Edward A. 1867-1926.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Stevenson

Date: 12 January 2007

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol II information on the following individuals: Stevenson, Jesse 26-V2; Stevenson, Priscilla 26-V2; Stevenson, Porter 30-V2

Jesse and Porter Stevenson were half brothers, and both settled in Marysville Township, Miami Co., KS before 1870. Jesse Stevenson (b. 1837 IL) was the son of William Stevenson (b. 1791 SC) and his first wife Martha Dickey (1795-1837). Jesse Stevenson was married to Priscilla Henderson in 17 Sep 1872. Porter Stevenson (b. 1843 MO) was the son of William Stevenson and his second wife Esther Young (b. 1809 TN). Porter Stevenson was married to Nancy Lavina Johnson 15 May 1862 in Anderson Co., KS.

email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 26, Old Hillsdale Cemetery, Rows 3 and 4, no lot numbers: Stevenson, Jesse b 31Aug 1838 d 7 Feb 1887 Co G 7th Kansas Cav Civil War; Stevenson, Priscilla b 18 Oct 1851 d 4 Oct 1932; Stevenson, May b 14 May 1881 d 6 Apr 1962.

Vol 2, p 30, Old Hillsdale Cemetery, Rows 7 and 8, no lot numbers: Stevenson, Porter 1842-1903.

Sean Furniss

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