Shawnee county, Kansas Queries from January to June 1997
ALLIS ALLIS-PENNINGTON BALES
BECK BENNETT BENSON BLEAKLY BRIDENBAUGH BRISTO BROWN CARNEY CHESNEY COLE COOK CORL COSGRIFF COX CREELMAN CROOKS DENNING DILLY DOBBINS DOMME FRAZIER FULKERSON FULLER GERLING GOODWELL GRAHAM GRIMES HANSFORD HEIL HENDERSON HOGUE/HOGE/HOGG/HOAG HOLLIDAY HYATT JOHNSON JONATHAN LUKE MANCE MARKS
MAUNEY MCCLELLAN MCDONALD MCINTIRE MENIFEE (MENEFEE) MILES
MURPHY NESMITH PERKINS PERRY PETEROVSKI PETERSEN
PILCHER POYNER PRUITT PUHL RAHBERG REEVES ROGERS ROSS SCHOENFELDT SCOTT SHELDON SINGER SLAYTON SMALE SMITH SNYDER SPANGLER SPENCER STACEY STAHL SUTHERLAND SWINGLEY
TAYLOR THOMPSON VAN HOUTEN VANHOUTEN
VONWOLFF WARWICK WEIDNER WHITAKER WILLIAMS WINANS WOMACK WOODRUFF WRIGHT
Nora Hiatt Wed Jan 1 19:41:49 1997 Would
dearly like information on my uncle, Glenn Ellis Pruitt Born 21
Sept, 1922. Died 19 April 1972 in Topeka KS. Buried in Halfday
Cemetery. His first wife was named Doris lived in Topeka. I have
written a letter to the Shawnee Co Coroner's office about getting
a copy of the Autopsy report. No reply thus far. My uncle was
kind to me as a child, and now one of his nephews who never knew
him is asking questions. Could someone tell me where to write to
obtain an obit. Or, if what my cousin has been told, is true a
copy of the police reports concerning my Uncle Glenn's death All
Dinah Mcdonald Fri Feb 28 19:14:34 1997 Seek
info on family of John C. McDonald,he
died Shawnee Co. 1918. His wife Mamie B.(Johnson)McDonald
died Shawnee Co. 1917
Kristy Miller Tue Feb 11 13:20:07 1997 I am
looking for information on Hurley R. Hogue
of Kansas. He was Bon March 31, 1885 county unknown. He married
Delvora(Della) Holmes of Labette County, KS between 1900and1919.
They moved to Portland, OR around 1919. Della Holmes was the
daughter of Charles and Susie Holmes of Labette County. Della was
born in 1889 . If anyone has any information on a Hogue/Hoge/Hogg/Hoag
family in Kansas, please notify me.
LaVerne Hanson Fri Feb 7 14:34:11 1997 Looking
for information on Alfred l. Winans
moved to Shawnee Co, Auburn Kansas in 1857 from Pennsylvania died
in Topeka Kansas in 1872 at the age of 69. Any info on wife,
(name) children and family pictures also Ephiraim H. Winans,
Edgar W. Winans Maggie Wright,
kin Pat Wright and Bell Wright.
THOMPSON, BRISTO, BLEAKLY
Donna MErrill Mon Feb 3 11:43:35 1997 Date: 3
Feb 1997 Subject: THOMPSON/BRISTO
Robert Blashell THOMPSON
b. 31 Jan 1847 in Iowa son of William McMillan and Sarh (Bell) THOMPSON.
Married 12 Mar 1868 in Leavenworth Co., KS
to Martha Ora BRISTO.
Thier children were: Henry, Charlotte ;Lottie; md. ? BLEAKLY,
Baecher, and Kate. Robert BLashell THOMPSON
died 1888 and is buried in High Prairie Cemetery in Leavenworth
Co., KS. His wife Ora moved to Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS by the
1900 Census year. Would like to share information on this family.
Rick Crow Sat Feb 1 18:23:14 1997 Seek info
on family of John C. McDonald,he died Shawnee Co. 1918. His wife
Mamie B.(Johnson)McDonald died
Shawnee Co. 1917
SMALE, SPANGLER, COOK
Ken W. Seaman Sun Mar 30 19:54:50 1997 Peter
and Elizabeth (SMALE) SPANGLER
settled in Auburn Twp, Shawnee Co, KS in April 1857. They had
five children: Charles N. (b. 1852 in OH) Alice R. (b. abt 1856
in IN) Ida J. (b. abt 1858 in KS) Olive J. (b. abt 1862 in KS;
twin) Arland (b. abt 1862 in KS; twin) Peter (b. 1828 in OH) died
in Shawnee Co, KS in 1868. His widow, Elizabeth (b. abt 1831 in
NY), married a neighbor, John B. COOK on 28 Mar 1869 in Shawnee
Co, KS. John B. and Elizabeth COOK
had twin sons on 27 Dec 1869, Edgar B. and Edwin. John B. and
Elizabeth moved to Cowley Co, KS in the 1890's and later divorced
(not documented). Elizabeth died about 1907 and was buried in
Auburn Cemetery with Peter. I seek to exchange information on
descendants and ancestors of Elizabeth.
Carole Spencer Mon Mar 24 18:25:05 1997 Eli SNYDER
b. 1827 VA d. 1886 Auburn, Shawnee Co., KS. He is buried at
Auburn Cemetery along with his wife, Anna Rebeeccah b. 1818 d.
1877. Who were his parents?
Genie Cosgriff-Schubert Thu Mar 20 10:03:56 1997
Surnames of :COSGRIFF,
Michael, John, Timothy O'Sullivan, Eugene, Mary, Elizabeth, James
My gr- grgrandfather Eugene fought in civil war as sergeant for
Ks. Wife Mary ran the St.Louis Hotel Sw4th St Topeka. Had several
children attended church of the AssumptionSw8thAve Grgrandfather
Michael worked as an iron moulder on Topeka Capital building
Rotunda. Met and married my grgrandmother Elizabeth in Feb.1880.
Any info found onthem any or all of them, would be great! Genie
Ann Horne Sat Mar 15 15:51:54 1997 WOMACK,
James, b. b. 1850 Auburn, Shawnee, KS. Living in 1880. Seek
descendants and ancestors.
Kent Pilcher Wed Mar 12 14:01:30 1997 Looking
for descendants of Delphia PILCHER.
Born 25 Apr 1900 in Kansas. Died Apr 1978 in Kansas. Was married
to Francis (Frank) Lafayette Pilcher
ca 1920 (?). Frank and Delphia had at least one daughter. Delphia
was living in Topeka, Shawnee Co. Ks in early 1960's until at
Ronald McIntire Sat Mar 8 17:37:22 1997 Seek any
and all information on Timothy McIntire
b.1819, Wilton, NH, d. 1910, Arkansas City, KS. (Cowley County)
He came to Kansas via the Emigrant Aid Company of Mass, in Nov.
1854. Was part of the original Topeka (Breckenridge, Shawnee
County) town association. Moved to Emporia (Lyon County) in 1858
then to Arkansas City in 1872. Was Editor of his youngest son's
(Albert Timothy) news paper, the Arkansas Valley Democrat, from
1881 to 1897, was police judge, served one term in the Kansas
House of Representatives in 1872, was doorman at the Kansas
Constitutional Convention in 1858? Married Catherine Jane Hill of
Claremont, NH in 1841, had 3 sons George Henry, Charles Martin,
Albert Timothy, and one daughter Betsy Jane. Died at Topeka State
Hospital Nov 10, 1910.
Ronald McIntire Sat Mar 8 17:55:48 1997 Seek any
and all information on GEORGE HENRY MCINTIRE
b. 1844, Wilton, NH, d. 1921, Arkansas City, KS. (Cowley County)
He came to Kansas with his parents, Timothy and Catherine Jane
McIntire via the Emigrant Aid Company of Mass, in Nov. 1854, and
settled in what is now Topeka, KS. (Brekenridge, Shawnee County).
He moved with is parents to Emporia (Lyon County) in 1858 where
he lived on a farm south and east of Emporia. He ran the farm
with his father and bought land in the area before 1872. In 1872,
he moved to Arkansas City with his family and in 1884 became
Cowley County Sherrif in Winfield KS (Cowley County). Through the
years, he served as policeman, police judge, and Justice of the
Peace in Arkansas City. He Married Mary Rozella Champlin
in Emporia, KS about 1856. He had one son,
George Albert McIntire, and several sisters. He died in Arkansas
City in 1921. He had two brothers, Albert Timothy and Charles
Martin McIntire, and one sister Betsy Jane Osgood.
Ronald McIntireSat Mar 8 18:10:45 1997 Seek any
and all information on CHARLES MARTIN MCINTIRE
b. 1852, Dixfield, ME, d.19??, Arkansas
City, KS. (Cowley County) He came to Kansas with his parents,
Timothy and Catherine Jane McIntire via the Emigrant Aid Company
of Mass, in Nov. 1854, and settled in what is now Topeka, KS.
(Brekenridge, Shawnee County). He moved with is parents to
Emporia (Lyon County) in 1858 where he lived on a farm south and
east of Emporia. In 1872, he moved to Arkansas City where he grew
up. He worked for the Arkansas City Traveler (newspaper) and
started a number of ventures in the newspaper trade. In 1879 he
purchased the Arkansas Valley Democrat an 8 page weekly newspaper
in Arkansas City, and in 1881 hired his father, Timothy, to be
the editor. He sold the news paper in 1897. Over the years, he
either established or tried to establish newspapers in Ark City
(Cowley county), Cedar Vale, KS (Chitaqua County) and in various
places in Cowley County. He later worked for the city of Arkansas
City and started a number of other business ventures. He and some
business partners floated a boat down the Arkansas River with an
eye toward establishing comercial trade on the river. He married
Laura May Gregg in
Arkansas, KS He died in Arkansas City in 192?. He had two
brothers, Albert Timothy and George Henry McIntire, the local
constabulary at the time, and one sister Betsy Jane Osgood.
JOHNSON, DILLY, HANSFORD
Karyl Hartsog Fri Mar 7 14:12:20
1997</strong><br> I am searching for more information
on the family of John R. JOHNSON
that died in Topeka, Shawnee ,KS in 1901. A son Timothy R.
JOHNSON also lived near him and married Mary
H. DILLY. Timothy died 7
Jan 1930 and was buried in Silver lake Cem. Mary died 12 Jan 1912
and was buried in Silver Lake Cem. A daughter of Mary and Timothy
R. named Celestia A. JOHNSON HANSFORD also
died in Topeka and is buried in Prairie Home Cem.
Wanda L. Cart Fri Mar 7 19:13:01 1997 I wish
to locate the cemetery in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas where a
pauper would be buried. My grandfather, Francis Marion Wright
was buried there in the early 1940's. Anyone with any
information, please e-mail it to me. Thanks.
SUTHERLAND, FULKERSON, CORL, MURPHY
Malcolm G Fergusson James Sutherland
born 1864 Oyne Aberdeenshire Scotland went
to USA with his brother Allan and sister Margaret 1889. settled
in Topeka Kansas. moved to Lewis Kansas in spring 1903 married
Sarah Corl December 24th
1891 three children Edith Allan and Esther Edith married Harry Fulkerson
of Hoisington Kansas Allan married ? lived
in Great Bend Kansas then in Wichita. Esther died young.Sarah
died 1904. Family looked after by sister Annie Minerva Corl.
(born September 10th 1866 Fremont Ohio) Annie married James Sutherland
August 11th 1908 James was a Member of Odd Fellows Lodge and
others. Both were members of The Christian Church. Carpenter to
trade and a skilled one it seems by his obit. Died June 6th 1928
in Lewis. I believe Allan had a son Wayne (lived in Lewis) who
has two children. They will be around forty to fifty years old
now. (don't know their names except Sutherland obviously) Annie
died May 27th 1954 in Hutchinson aged 87 Annie had a sister
Estella Murphy of
Burgoon Ohio James was well known as his death notice is headed
"Prominent and Respected Citizen of Lewis for Over 20 Years
Succombed to Long Illness"There must be some
Fulkersons and Sutherlands
still around Kansas I hope. Family tree in
Scotland back to 1750 traced. James also had brothers Alexander,
George, John, Henry and William and sisters Helen and Jeanie.
Alexander, William and Jeanie can be accounted for. Where others
went is still under research.any info appreciated.
Thomas L. Denning Tue Apr
29 16:00:03 1997 I am trying to find information on my
grandparents, Raymundus Puhl born
in 1891 at Sewald Russia and Rosa Domme
born in 1893 at Pfeifer Russa. I donot know when they arrived in
Kansas they were marred in 1913 at Topeka
MATTHEWS, THOMPSON, SMITH
Joan Douglas Tue Apr 29 19:19:56 1997
Researching families of MATTHEWS, THOMPSON,
SMITH who lived in and
around Topeka, Shawnee Co. Elijah Truitt MATTHEWS
with his wife and family came to Topeka from AL in 1869. His son
Caswell S. MATTHEWS
married Jennie Effie SMITH.
Jennie's parents were Joseph SMITH and Mary
THOMPSON. They were from Guernsey Co., Ohio
before coming to Kansas. Would like to share and compare
information with anyone searching these same family lines.
Carole Spencer Tue Apr 29 19:58:33 1997 MAUNEY/SNYDER
Searching for info on John C. MAUNEY
b. 1860 KY d. 1948 bur. Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Shawnee Co., KS.
He was the nephew of Eli SNYDER of
Auburn. His parents were Adolphus MAUNEY and
Rosanna Elizabeth _____ probably SNYDER
but no proof. Any info appreciated.
Janis Foley Wed Apr 30 09:16:00 1997 I am
looking for information on my ggrandmother LENA PETEROVSKI
b. 1875, I think in Poland. Her parents were VALENTINE
PETEROVSKI, who died in Topeka , Kansas on June 29, 1927 and
CATHERINE LEVANDOVSKI, who died on September 22, 1936 in Topeka ,
Kansas. After the family came to Shawnee Co. they changed the
name PETEROVSKI to PETERSEN. LENA may have had two brothers,
CHARLES PETEROVSKI and ALEX PETEROVSKI. VALENTINE and CATHERINE
were buried in Topeka at St.Joseph's?.
Anne Chesney I have been looking for my
grandfather 's family line, my grandfather: Ralph James Chesney
was born on Nov.22,1885 in Topeka,KS, he had a brother named
George( don't know any more about him), their father was Oliver M
Chesney(don't know where or when he was born) He married a Mary
Ann(she was from Springfield,Ill. Can you help me at all?
penelopi Sun Apr 27 20:50:48 1997 SURNAME:
SLAYTON BORN C 1896 DIED C 1990 ? TOPEKA, KANSAS SHAWNEE COUNTY
FATHER WORKED FOR ATCHISON,TOPEKA,SANTA FE RR
DARLEEN SLATER Thu Apr 24 15:32:10 1997 Shawnee
County, Topeka, Kansas 1920 Surnames:Schoenfeldt and Gerling
farmed and worked for the railroad .
NESMITH, JONATHAN, FULLER, CROOKS, WARWICK
Lael Nesmith Snyder Sun Apr 20 08:11:03 1997 Seeking
information on the following: NESMITH, JONATHAN
who moved to Labette County, Kansas in 1882. I assume his wife
Paulina (Judd) Nesmith accompanied him. Jonathan was born in
Maine in 1807, moved to Athens County, Ohio in 1820, Jefferson
County, IL in 1873, then to Labette County, KS in 1882,
Jonathan's daughter was Martha Crooks Nesmith who married Flavius
Julius Fuller in 1860 in Ohio. They came to IL with Jonathan then
moved to Kansas briefly and settled in Denver, CO. Their sixth
child Flavius Ray Fuller was born Sept 2, 1880 in Topeka Kansas.
Their third child Eva Almira Fuller, born June 18, 1868, in
Athens County, OH married Granville M. Warwick on Oct 28, 1885 in
Topeka, Kansas. I have one child listed for Eva and
Granville...Earl C. Warwick, born Oct 30, 1886 in Topeka, Kansas.
I would like to share information with any of the above families.
18 22:54:58 1997 Looking for information on FRANKLIN PIERCE WEIDNER
who lived in TOPEKA, KANSAS from March, 1877
to March, 1883. He worked at the A.J. & S.F. Railroad as a
Brakeman. Also, does anybody know what A.J. S.F. stands for?
DOBBINS, WHITAKER, PERKINS
Darlene Almer Thu Apr 17 16:39:45 1997 Looking
for anyone with information on family of John Dennis DOBBINS
and Minnie WHITAKER.
John's parents were Carroll DOBBINS and
Amelia PERKINS. John and
Minnie were known to be in Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS area at least
from 1888 through 1906 or so, then moved to OK. Children were
Johnnie DOBBINS, (my
grandfather), Nellie, WmVirgil, Blanche, Alda, Wm Carroll, Earl,
Fenton.John and Minnie were married in Paola, Miami Co., KS in
Bonnie Lapierre Tue Apr 15 10:17:45 1997 BENSON,
MARY MARGARET--I am looking for information on Mary Margaret's
father OLIVER PERRY BENSON. I know Mary Margaret was born in
SHAWNEE Co, Topeka, KN in 1896. I assume her father was there at
the time. I believe he was actually born in Kentucky but have no
leads on where. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Cookie Carlson Sun Apr 13 12:25:28 1997 Looking
for information on Ambrose Wade BECK.
He married Laura MENIFEE (MENEFEE).
They lived in Topeka, KS abt 1890-91. My grandmother, Emma
Rebecca BECK was born in Topeka 30 Jun 1891. Ambrose BECK
was born in Topeka 6 Feb 1893. Any
information would be greatly appreciated. I believe Ambrose Wade
BECK owned or ran a newspaper in Topeka.
Lou Miles Sat Apr 12 21:22:49 1997
MILES, Joshua My relative, Joshua Miles,
born Chester County, PA ca 1817. 1880 Kansas census for Elm Grove
Township, Labette County, Kansas (Call No. 384 Page: 17 Dwelling:
145 Family: 149) shows the following: Joshua Miles age: 63 Died
25 July, 1895 Jane age: 49 Died Jan, 1917/1918 (Second marriage.
1st wife Elizabeth McClintock m.
9/11/1845 in Chester Co. PA) In-laws living with them include:
James B. LAWS age: 24 Stepson Born: Indiana Mary L. age: 18
Stepdau Born: Illinois Idora age: 16 Stepdau Born: Illinois
Joshua J. age: 10 Stepson Born: Illinois Other Numerous other MILES
descendents from Junction City, Geary Co., KA and Ogden, Riley
Co., KA. If you have any info or want my MILES
line, please contact me. Thanks
BROWN, PETROFSKY, PETERSON
Janis Foley Fri Apr 11 09:35:20 1997 I an
looking for any information available on my grandfather, Arthur
Joseph BROWN , born Feb.
23, 1896 in Shawnee Co. He had a brother Walter BROWN
and a sister Beulah BROWN.
MY ggrandfather's name was possibly Oscar BROWN
who was killed in a construction accident in the early 1900's.
His wife was Lena PETROFSKY(changed
to PETERSON) who came
from Poland originally.
Rikki Bennett Yeager Sun Apr 6 12:32:18 1997 Lawrence
Phillip and Bessie West Bennett
of Council Grove, Morris County, Kansas. Parents of Oren Elsworth
Bennett, born in Council Grove, Morris County Kansas
21-June-1905. Known to have nine or ten brothers and sisters
Barb McIntyre Sun Apr 6 14:36:10 1997 Am
looking for any leads on my grandfather Fred G. VonWolff.
He married my grandmother, Hazel Stanard cir. 1910 ( and I have
reason to believe that his parents may have lived in Topeka,
Ks).. They were divorced after the birth of 2 daughters. My
grandmother told me that Fred was born 29 Aug 1887 in Topeka.
That he had 1 brother and 1 sister. Is anyone researching
VonWolff's or Wolff's that could give me a start? I have so
little to go on.
MARSHALL, MCCLELLAN, WILLIAMS
Lorretta Mitchell Looking for
MARSHALL, Mary. Possibly one time married to
a MCCLELLAN. Arrived in
Topeka 1860-70's. Had five children, found in census with
daughter Addie Williams
(1910). She was honored in early 1930's as an early citizen of
Topeka. Died in Topeka 1933.
Kate Poole Sat May 24 09:50:38 1997 I am
seeking information about David Frazier,
b. April 18,1814 in Topeka Kansas, Shawnee county. d.February 16,
1894. He was married to Elizabeth (maiden name ?) b. August 11,
1821 d. March 08, 1895. I am trying to find out, specifically,
about their marriage and/or their parents. Any help would be
Thomas L. Denning Mon May 26 10:00:34 1997 Looking
for information on the Denning,Puhl, Domme
family.They lived in Topeka Kansas until the 20's. I do have a
cousin that still lives in Topeka.
Jane Soder Seeking
information about Cyrus K. HOLLIDAY
and Rev. James Templin HOLLIDAY.
Both came to Shawnee Co. in about 1855. Cyrus was a co-founder of
Topeka and founder of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad.
James was a Methodist minister. He is in the 1860 census in
Auburn Township, Shawnee Co., where he held a pastorate.
John Meredith Mon May 12 04:17:10 1997 Seeking
information on the STAHL family
in Shawnee County. Francis Marion (Frank) STAHL
came to Kansas from Ohio in about 1857. His father, Michael,
followed shortly thereafter. Frank and his family settled in
Auburn, and many of the family are buried in the Auburn cemetery.
Would appreciate any information on the burial place of Frank's
parents (Michael and Susan STAHL)or
on any of his children.
Jerry Luke Fri May 9 17:54:13 1997 I am
searching for any information on the parents of Mary Letitia CREELMAN
born 12 Dec 1847, in Wilkensburg, Allegheny, Pa., and was married
to James LUKE, in North
Cedar, Jackson, Ks.,, and she died 30 May 1918, in Birmingham,
Jackson, Ks. She had a brother George Creelman born in 1846, in
Wilkensburn, Allegheny, Pa, and I do have other information on
him where he is buried in Topeka Cemetary, Topeka, Shawnee, Ks.
Their fathers name was William Creelman, and he was married to a
Perthinia (last name unknown), and of course they did reside in
Wilkensburg, Allegheny, Pa., but believe they may have came from
Nova Scotia., and don't know if they may have migrated to Kansas
C. PannullaThu May 8 04:44:37 1997 Searching
for an ELLEN LEE TAYLOR (
TAYLOR was her maiden
name) or any one that might know of ELLEN and /or her family.
Ellen was born ( in Maryland?) between 1917 - 1921. She lived at
one time in Cumberland and Handcock, Maryland, as well as Topeka
, Kansas. Some of Ellen's friends in the Md.,- W.Va. area were
the HILL; girls. Ellen
had a child, believed to be a daughter, between 1938 - 1941. Any
one with ANY INFO. on ELLEN or her family would Greatly Be
Appreciated!!! Please contact me ASAP. Thank you, C. Pannulla
COX, BRIDENBAUGH, GOODWELL, VAN
VANHOUTEN, HEIL, SHELDON
Loretta Hilbert Tue May 6 18:47:32 1997
Researching Samuel COX b
1812 VA m Elizabeth BRIDENBAUGH
b 1818 PA married 2nd Amanda GOODWELL
lived in Topeka, Shawnee, KS in 1860. Wonder if he was an
abolitionist. There children were John, Michael Thomas (married
Hannah Amanda VAN HOUTEN),
George, Squire, Sophia (m Abraham VANHOUTEN)
Sara Jane, Susan (m Peter HEIL),
Nancy, Isaiah William, Alonzo, and Barbara Ellen (m James SHELDON.)
Sophia & Abraham lived in Neosha, KS
ALLIS, PERRY, BALES, HYATT, ALLIS-PENNINGTON
JULIE BATH Fri May 2 10:51:52 1997
1928-1930 Searching for two brothers who were either abandoned
and/or orphaned in the southeastern area of Kansas year of
1928-1930. Edward Otis &;Buddy; ALLIS, (dob
11/25) was may given to a man by the name of FRED
PERRYor was maybe left in the town of Perry,
Jefferson County, Kansas.
The second boy was Lawrence Robert ALLIS,
(dob 2/1929) was left with a woman along the side of the road
when the parents car broke down. They never came back for him,
and may of ended up with a welfare worker by the name of BALES.
Neither boy would probably remember there last name. The oldest
boy may have been given away in exchange for a bad debt. He may
also remember a sister by the name of BERTHA
& BABE ALLIS or a younger brother.The
parents lived in several areas of Kansas during this time period.
They were Lawrence and Baldwin, Douglas county, Atichinson,
Atichinson County, Ottawa, Franklin County and Topeka, Shawnee
county. The fathers name was Lawrence ALLIS.
The mothers name was Hazel (HYATT)ALLIS-PENNINGTON.She
may have been with a man by the name if Ode Pennington when she
still had the two little boys. If this sounds fimiliar to any one
please contact me or if any one can tell me what orphanges may
had existed in these areas during that time period.
Dinah McDonald Sat Jun 28 13:59:39 1997 Seek
info on family of Irvin L. JOHNSON,
he died Shawnee Co. 1904. His wife's name was Letitia P. JOHNSON
Thanks for any help
ROSS BROWN SWINGLEY.
Sheri Iamele Sat Jun 28 16:09:33 1997 Edwin
W. and Harriet (ROSS) BROWN
moved from Butler County, Ohio to Shawnee County, Kansas in 1873.
I have not found them in any Kansas census. Children probably
included Kent O. BROWN ,
Thane R. BROWN, Edwin H.
BROWN, and Mary Brown SWINGLEY.
Kent may have been an allopathic physician in Topeka. Edwin may
have been allopathic physician in Illinois.. Searching for
information on their location, children and descendants.
Compiling family history.
Margaret SchimmelsSun Jun 15 20:06:50 1997 Looking
for information on Charles Morton Cole, b.
Topeka, KS, Shawnee County, date unknown
James Singer I am keeping an eye open for
information on Cassius Singer,
my great-grandfather. I am also looking for information on the Rahbergs,
particularly Freddie Augustus Rahberg.
He would be another great-grandfather, one who came from Germany.
POYNER, SCOTT, CARNEY, SPENCER, WOODRUFF, STACEY, AND MANCE
Jan PattersonThu Jun 5 21:19:10 1997 I am
looking for any information about the family of John Poyner
and Martha Scott. I know
very little about my great-grandparents. I am told they had 13
children, of which I have the following information on 7 of them.
Jessie James (my grandfather) and Essie Mae Poyner
were twins born either Nov 12, or Nov 18, in 1887 in Topeka,
Shawnee County, Kansas. Jessie died in Carbondale, Oklahoma on
Nov 24, 1964. He married Lena Galenah Carney
on Jan 2, 1910 in Jasper, Newton County, Arkansas. Essie married
twice, I know one husband's name was Charles Linville
Spencer. She died December 16, 1957. Their
sister Martha Poyner died in Arkansas, she married twice first to
Roy Woodruff and second
? Stacey. Annie married
a gentleman by the name of Mance.
There were three brothers George, Frank and Jim. Jim died in
Jasper, Newton County, Arkansas. I would appreciate any help that
anyone could offer on finding out about my Poyner ancestors.
HENDERSON, GRAHAM, ROGERS
Goldie Harp Sun Jun 1 23:31:58 1997 Looking
for info on Mary Elizabeth HENDERSON
b:18 Nov 1853 in Topeka, Shawnee Co., Ks. Her parents names are
William HENDERSON and
Mary GRAHAM dates
unknown on them. She married George Clark ROGERS
around 1884-85. I have children's names, but no other info on
them. These are my daughter-in-law's family and would very much
like more info. Thank you very much for any and all help.
Claudette Dickey Sun Jun 1 11:29:34 1997
Searching for the Grimes
and Marks family in the
Topeka area. 1880's to 1910.
Lorretta Mitchell Sun Jun 1 16:49:25 1997 Looking
for REEVES,Robert H.,
married 1st. Elizabeth MCCLELLAN,
had two daughters Ivy and Lula. Married 2nd Sadie CARNEY,
had children: John, Hattie, Dora, Reita, Josephine, Cornelia.
Lived in Topeka from 1890's till death.
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