Unknown Kansas Location Queries


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Queries Aug. 1998

Fenimore, James, Land, Markey

Author: Nancy Lange
Subject: JAMES surname
Date: 08/31/1998
Email: nlange@foothill.net
Mailing address (optional): PO Box 6265, Auburn, CA 95604

Query: JAMES, Thomas (b. circa 1850, Wales) married Alice (nee SCRACE), had several children, some born in KS, some England. I believe Thomas died in KS, but I neither know when, where. The children were: the eldest, Alice M. JAMES (b. 12/6/1884), Marguerite JAMES, Nelly JAMES, Gertrude Elizabeth JAMES (born 3/26 1896 in KS, I think), Will JAMES, Harry JAMES and Tony JAMES. The 3 boys served in WWI and were honorably discharged.

Author: Forrest Fothergill
Subject: Markey
Date: 08/31/1998
Email: ffothgil@ecentral.com

Query: Looking for information on a son of William Markey of Sycamore/Belvidere, IL. This son was most likely born in London, ENG and after a stay in IL probably came to Kansas in the 1870's. He had a sister in Virginia and another sister, Mary, in Sycamore. Mary married Edward Ballard in 1869.
Author: Martin@Fenimore.com
Subject: Fenimore
Date: 08/30/1998
Email: Martin@Fenimore.com
Mailing address (optional): Marty Fenimore PO Box 2631, Longview, WA 98632

Query: I am looking for the descendants of James C. Fenimore, born: Jan 1836 in Union TWP, Ohio. James was the son of Ebenezer and Nancy Fenimore. James moved to Kansas around early 1850's to Ottumway, Coffey Co. He was married to Hannah Hurley, and Ann Steadman. We are putting together a biographical family history and would like to include James and his descendants. James mother Nancy (Mowbray) Fenimore moved to Burrton Kansas and died there on 1 Mar 1887.

Author: Otto K. LAND
Subject: LAND
Date: 08/30/1998
Email: NLand75042@aol.com
Mailing address (optional): 2950 Cashew Court, Fairfield, CA 94533-1473

Query: Looking for information on a closed post office in the state of Kansas. The name is Landsville. Most likely just a store with mail boxes. Time frame around 1860-1900. Your help will be most appricated.

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