Who's Who of SumnerCounty

This page is dedicatedtelling the tales of those lusty souls who settled Sumner County.They do not   have to be about "the rich andfamous". If you have any Sumner County stories, biographies, familyhistories to share, please contact hoisingtonweb@yahoo.com .We'd love to see them. Additional biographies of Sumner Countyresidents can be seen in the Sumner County chapter of Cutler's"History of Kansas".

Sumner County Resident(s)



Edith Louthan

George Leonard SEAMAN

Ken Seaman

Hiram Brewer "Tim" FERGUSON

Ken Seaman

William Harrison "Harry" FERGUSON

Ken Seaman

Alonzo SHULL

Ken Seaman

Chenoweth, Dr. A.

From Cutler's "History of Kansas". For a list of additional biographies in this book, check the Main Page


David Kearns

Henry Giese LOWRY

Billy Byron Walker, Jr.

Albert M. COLSON

Phil Colson

The LOPER Family

From the book "Mulvane, City of the Valley" which was published by the Mulvane Historical Society, 1977. Transcriptions and additions by Kirk Loper

William Lincoln CAMPFIELD Family

Bill Campfield


Harold Hunt


Eiklor Surname Study Website

Susanna SALTER, Mayor of Argonia

New Link to Kansas State Historical Society Quarterly article w/pictures

Daniel James McCabe Ramsey Family

Nancy J. Norris

Jesse & Clara (Perkins) Hoisington

Harriette Jensen

Simon Botkin, Original Settler

Myrna Fredricksen

Fultz, George

From Cutler's "History of Kansas". Beverly Giammara

Family History of Jesse Anderson Seitz

Names Mentioned:Seitz / Vian / McMulin / Pursell / Gifford / Greathouse / Hopkins / Russell and Haleaft / Hasbrook / Faulkner


From the Kansas Heritage Server

Henry Newton Brown

One-Time Sheriff of Caldwell and Outlaw

John B. Favor, Sheriff of Sumner County in 1918

From "A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans

The Bunker Brothers, sons of CHANG and ENG

Della Shafer

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This pagelast updated 2 Sep 2008