Shawnee county, Kansas Queries from January to June 1998
BEAVER BERGMAN BERRY BOTHAMS BOTTOM BOTTOM(s) BOURASSA COCKERILL COFFEE COOPER COZINE CREWS CRITES DAVIES DICK DOTY DRAPER DUNLAP EBY FRIEDBERG GILLISPIE GRIFFITHS HARPER HAYLETT HOLLIDAY JOHNSON KEELING KEMMERER KEMP LAMBERT LINDSEY LONGTIN MAGERS MOOSE MOOSE-BOURASSA PACHEL RANSOM REED REED
(2ND) RIDGWAY ROBERTS ROBINSON RUSSUM SEARCY SHELBY SMALE STOKES VALLEY WADE WALKER WIBERG
|GREAT NIECE Email: MOCKMA@aol.com Date: 06/30/1998
Have information from g grandmothers obit that her son,
William Draper, lived in Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS in 1914.
His mother Letty Middleton Draper lived in Brighton Iowa.
The obit for his father in 1920 does not mention this son
as a survivor. Can you help me fill in the gap?
|Edythe Adams Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 06/26/1998
Query:Searching for more info on Swedish Immigrants Carl
Wiberg (Charles Veberg) and family of Wilhelmina Johnson
who came to Topeka KS in late 1800's Charles and Minnie
married in Topeka sometinme before 1892 and eventually
moved to Pullman, Ill.
|Stan Freidberg Email: email@example.comDate: 06/22/1998
Query: Looking for info on marriage of Cass FRIEDBERG in
1880s for Shawnee county.
Query: Looking for info on the marriage of Samuel
County in the 1880s.
|Thomas Lambert Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 06/16/1998
Query: Searching for LAMBERT links in Shawnee County and
surrounding area. Thomas Lambert bc. 1805 VA, m. Sarah
Bond bc. 1816 PA. Children:
Ann Lambert, b: 1835 in Virginia
Eliza J. Lambert b: 1837 in Ohio
William H. Lambert b: 1839 in Ohio
Mary C. Lambert b: 1841 in Ohio
Sarah Lambert b: 1844 in Ohio
John F. Lambert b: 1850 in Missouri
George A. Lambert b: March 22, 1854 in issouri. Other
family names: TOTTEN, VOGENITZ, CHESNEY
|Kevin. Email: email@example.com
Query: I am looking for information on Fanny Webb
Lindsey. She married T.J. Lindsey, and was the daughter
of Milton & Eliza Webb. She was from around the
Whiting / Holton Kansas area. As of 1970 she was 94 yrs.
old and living in a nursing home in Topeka Kansas. Any
information could be a great help. Thanks.....
|RUTH ANN ANTLErinceton@mail.duo-county.com Date: 06/10/1998
Query: I have found that the name BOTTOM may have an
alternate spelling,BOTHAMS So if anyone knows of the that
surname in Shawnee County, I would appreciate any info.
about Charles M. BOTHAMS or his wife and family. He was
Vincent Pachel Date: 05/26/1998 Query: I am searching
for information on my grandfather Alfred Lawrence Pachel born in
Topeka in Shawnee Co. 30 Nov. 1876. He married Anna Elizabeth
KKEMMERER from Elk Co., PA. He worked on the railroad and
eventually ended up in Santa Monica, CA. Any information on him
would be greatly appreciated.
VALLE,VALLEE, VALLEY MOOSE-BOURASSA.
Joni 05/25/1998Query: Seeking maternal/paternal/sibling
information regarding: Frank or "Francois" VALLE.
Peoria Indian name Ma-co-se-tah. 1827-1871. Frank was a US Indian
Interpreter for the Government and a mason, in Kansas. His father
may have been an officer in the French military, Ste. Genevieve,
MO. Around 1848, Frank married ELIZABETH. Surname unknown. ?
-1899. Her Miami Indian name was Kish-e-co-quah. Elizabeth had
lots of Kansas land, and sold it in 1868. They had 1 son, who
later became Chief of Peoria Tribe, Lovely Joseph Valley. LOVELY
VALLEY, 1848-1894, Indian name Non-e-doc-a-shinga. Lovely married
JOSEPHINE MOOSE-BOURASSA. The Valley Family moved from Kansas to
Oklahoma, Indian Territory in 1870.
John A Hadaway 05/21/1998 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Query: Looking for info on William Lewis
Griffiths and his wife Naomi Griffiths. Arrived in Topeka,Shawnee
County in 1859 or 1869. Naomi at the time of her death lived at
631 Tyler Street in Topeka(1923 or 4) Looking for info on son
W.L. Griffiths born about 1873 in Shawnee Cnty.
Janice Docking 05/19/1998 Email: email@example.com Query: My mother, Martha Vera Dunlap, was born in
Topeka, KS, 1/4/1898. Born to James F. Dunlap and Louella Jane
Stokes Dunlap. Trying to locate when my grandfather and
grandmother came to Kansas. I believe they had come from Ohio.
Joni 05/06/1998 Email: JLVSTOCK@aol.com BEAVER;
Chief Yellow & Molly 1840-1862
Query: I am
specifically seeking maternal/paternal and sibling information
regarding MOLLY BEAVER. [surname unknown] ca.1840-1862. She died
in Kansas. Around 1851, she married Chief YELLOW BEAVER ?-1869.
They had 3 children together: Charles Beaver [Mon-goon- zah]
b:1852; Nancy Beaver [Me-tah-con-zah-quah] b:1855?; Chief Frank
Beaver [Len-e-pin- shah] b:1857?........ Molly's only other known
relatives are as follows: Uncle -Frank Valle; cousin - Chief
Lovely Valley; John/Jack Valley. Molly's Uncle Frank gave her 160
acres of Kansas land as a gift. It went to her children, after
her death; subsequently was bought by Merlin & Shaw Sawmill
Co. and D. B. Stephenson, Kansas
Joni Date: 05/06/1998 Email: JLVSTOCK@aol.com
1848 Query: Seeking more paternal/maternal/sibling information
regarding this MOOSE Family. PETER MOOSE b: in Michigan.
Potawatomi Indian. d:3/3/1899 in Shawnee OKlahmoma. Peter married
MADELINE MOOSE [surname unknown]. Madeline b: in Michigan.
Potawatomi Indian. d:10/2/1864 in Kansas. Peter and Madeline had
12 children; we can only locate 2: JOSEPH MOOSE and JOSEPHINE
MOOSE. JOSEPH MOOSE d: 1917. He did some writing, journalist
work, last known residence in 1901 Potawatomi County OK.
JOSEPHINE MOOSE b:1848 in Shawnee County Kansas. She married
twice. 1st husband: Thomas BOURASSA. 2nd husband: Chief Lovely
Query: I am searching for descendents of Robert Clayton Reed
(wife perhaps Ann) who was living in Topeka, Shawnee Co in the
1940's. He may have had a son Kenneth V. Reed. Any help would be
|Ruth Bottom Antle firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 06/05/1998
I am looking for descendents of Charles Marion BOTTOM who
settled in Kansas abt 1885,having moved from
Patoka,Indiana. He was my grandfather.I believe he died
in Shawnee County,Ks and I would like to know when he
died and where he is buried in order to complete my
family research. Thank you .
Chuck Snipes 05/05/1998 Query: One of my relatives was apparently mayor of
Topeka in 1966- Charles W. Wright. Do you have anything on him or
know where I might find something?
Thanks, Sarita Cooper Snipes
Mrs Judith A Trolinger 05/05/1998 Query: Seeking any data on Thomas SHELBY, b 1796
PA, m 1833 Brown Co, OH to Nancy GILLISPIE. Thomas died 6 Dec
1873, Netawaka Twp, Jackson Co, KS. Thomas & family were
living in Williamsport Twp, Shawnee Co, KS when the 1870 census
was taken. Thomas was 76 PA, wife Nancy 66 PA; son John Orr was
Todd Berry 05/04/1998 Query: Looking for those with ties to and
information about George Washington Berry, b. Mason Co KY, 1816,
m. Nancy Stewart Berry, d. Shawnee Co. KS, 1899. Line is George
Washington Berry; son, George Webster Berry (b. 1860, Shawnee Co
KS, d. 1954); grandson, Ary Clay Berry; great-grandson, Richard
Clark Berry; g-g-grandson, Todd A. Berry.
Lee Dueck 05/04/1998 Query: Searching for information on
GGgrandparents, Elizabeth S. Kemp B. Jan 1, 1842 in Hampshire,
England; d. April 1, 1930 and buried in Deer Creek Cemetery,
Topeka, KS. She married William Cockerill who was born in N
Hampton, England and d. June 16, 1902. Would like to find out
when they immigrated, where & when they were married, if
there were more children other then my ggrandfather, Charles Kemp
Kaye Fobar 05/04/1998 Query: Need information on Adam Crites born in Ks
abt 1877. He moved to OK about 1900 and mar Mary Longtin. They
had 4 children, Elmer, born abt 1905: Leona, born 14 Nov 1906:
Bulah, born 5 Jan 1912 and Ray Leonard born 23 Jan 1917 in OK.
Sometime after 1920 they moved to Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS and
died there. I believe Adam's father was Daniel Crites born In MO
and lived in Atchison Co., KS for several years. Ray Leonard
Crites lived and died in Shawnee Co. Need parentage of Adam
Crites and any additional info on the above family. Thank You.
Arlene Krings 05/04/1998 Query: A female relative of mine named Reed
married a man named Smale. One of their male son's operated a
printing company "Smale Printing" in Topeka in the
1950's. I am searching for any information. Please contact me by
e-mail or snail mail.
Rambler III 05/04/1998 Query:Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas
COZINE, William m 1843 Feb 17 WALKER, Sarah Ann b ca 1815 Ky.
According to the probated Will of Rachel Knapp, Sarah's mother,
Sarah Ann was a resident of Topeka in 1889. I have been
unsuccessful in locating in Census. I would appreciate any
Gene Dick 05/04/1998 Query: I am looking for data on the following
sunames in Shawnee County, Kansas: Dick
Donald Douglas Dick
Edward Harold Dick
Mrs. Judith A Trolinger Wed 08 Apr 1998 02:34:52 Seeking any
data on Thomas SHELBY, b 1796 PA, m 1833 Brown Co, OH to Nancy
GILLISPIE. Thomas died 6 Dec 1873, Netawaka Twp, Jackson Co, KS.
Thomas & family were living in Williamsport Twp, Shawnee Co,
KS when the 1870 census was taken. Thomas was 76 PA, wife Nancy
66 PA; son John Orr was 31 OH. Judy
Chuck Snipes Fri 03 Apr 1998 23:02:03 Desperately looking for
information on Cornelius Perry COOPER(1813-1878). He died in
Topeka, Kansas (Shawnee Co.). Married Francis Ann Davies
(1818-1884). Children: Oliver Walace, Mary Anne, William, John
Clifton, Martha Ellin, Sarah Elizabeth, Lycurgus S., Leroy,
Elnora, Alice, and Robert Anderson (born March 18, 1861 in
Quincy, Adams Col, Ill.) All are buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery.(I
believe) Other surnames in the area are: OWEN, KANODE, HAMPE,
BELTZ. If you think you may have a connection, please e'mail!
Think there is any tie to your line?
Nickie 5112 Wed 1 Apr 1998 00:28:24 Hello, my name is
Arnicholas Littlefield and I am looking for anyone who might know
my grandparents. They were Arnicholas Keeling and she was married
to Otto Keeling and they had 10 children and lived in Topeka,
Penny Kulbacki Sun 29 Mar 1998 16:55:10 RUSSUM: I have a picture
of Mary Edith RUSSUM,
taken by Lutes Gallery, 527 Kansas Ave., Topeka, Shawnee Co.,
Kansas. I am guessing the date to be in the mid 1800's. The was
sent to Mary Jane RUSSUM HAYLETT
in Franklin, PA> Mary Edith is wearing a wedding band, so I am
not sure if RUSSUM is her married name. Mary Jane Russum Haylett
came from Wilmington, DE to Pennsylvania after she married James
Haylett. Please contact me if you have any information about her.
HokieNCLT 28 Mar 1998 00:50:23 BERGMAN, Richard, b. 19
March 1865, Dresden, Germany, d. Topeka, KS. Married Helena
(maiden name unknown) BERGMAN b. February 2, 1870, Dresden,
Germany, d. February 14, 1956, Topeka, KS. One known child: Vera
Elise BERGMAN WADE; b. December 4, 1893, Topeka, KS, d. October
1960, Newport News, VA. I am searching for siblings of Vera
BERGMAN WADE and any other information on this line.
Reedsqiliv Thu, 19 Mar 1998 15:22:58 I
am searching for descendents of Robert Clayton Reed (wife perhaps Ann) who was
living in Topeka, Shawnee Co in the 1940's He may have had a son
Kenneth V. Reed. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Reed Livingston Wed, 11 Mar 1998 16:18:19 We
were wondering if you would possibly have any information on
Constituion Hall at Topeka, or the business address of Cyrus K. Holliday in 1855-1863-1900. Please
The Potts Family Tue, 10 Mar 1998 13:54:00 I am
looking for anyone who is working on the Samuel EBY line. He was born in Germany
and died in Topeka , Shawnee County, Ks. in 1893 at the age of
96. Does anyone know of him? Thank you. Laurie Potts
Rose Jensen Mon, 09 Mar 1998 21:56:09 I am looking
for any information on Vernon Leroy Harper, wife name was Augusta, they had
two sons Orvile A. born 1903, Artist Keith "Keith born
8/31/1906, and one daughter Alice born 1908, Topeka, Shawnee
County, Kansas. Any help would be very greatly appreciated.
Larry Ridgeway Sat 07 Mar 1998 22:53:07 I am
looking for any information on Eli Reeder RIDGWAY and/or Laura Belle CREWS. Eli and Laura Belle were
married May 8, 1881 in Tecumseh, KS. Eli and his Father John C.
RIDGWAY are listed in the 1875 census for Shawnee County.
Ruth Antle Thu 05 Mar 1998 21:04:00 My
ancestor, Charles M. BOTTOM moved to Shawnee Co..Ks..in
the late 1800's or early 1900s from In. He married a woman from
Ky and had three daughters, Beulah, Blanche and Bertha. He is
buried there somewhere and I would like to know where...Please
help.I would like to know his daughters, descendants if possible.
Thanks. Ruth Ann Bottom Antle, daughter of OSCAR of Princeton, In.
Ken Forinash Tue Mar 3 08:38:18 1998
My mother was Lorene Searcy b. 8/4/1920 to Earl Edwin
Searcy, in Rossville, Shawnee Co. Any help? Ken
Ron Grassi Sat 21 Feb 22:11:50 1998 I am
trying to find someone related to or researching the surname RANSOM from Topeka, KS. A Gladys
Cooper RANSOM wrote a letter in 1941 telling of her grandfather's
death. Her grandfather as Joshua Marion DOTY. I would appreciate hearing
from anyone connected to Gladys Cooper RANSOM. I would also like
to know who she married. Thanks. ciao, Ron
ROBINSON COFFEE ROBERTS
Jennifer Wathen Sun Feb 01 16:49:34 1998
Seeking information and photos for Thomas Edward MAGERS, b. 17 July,1901, Plato,
Texas Co., MO, and d. June 1977, Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS. Thomas
marr. Edna Eva ROBINSON, 11 Aug., 1923, Lawrence,
Douglas Co.,KS. Children: Keith Edward, b. 28May, 1924, Jackson
Co., KS, and d. 20 Oct., 1990, Topeka; Joan Elizabeth; Dixie
Marie, b. 1 May, 1928,Jackson Co., KS. Marr. Marion Thomas COFFEE; Shirley Ann; Thomas Tilden;
and Robert Dean MAGERS. My great-grandmother, Ella Bertha
(MAGERS) ROBERTS', was Thomas' sister.
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