Thursday, June 23, 2016

Gerhard Baergen.

Gerhard Baergen.

Birth: 1863.
Death: 1933.

Wife: Anna Gerbrand Baergen (1867 - 1956).

Children: Katie Baergen Reimer (1891 - 1973). Helen Baergen Unruh (1892 - 1980). Anna Baergen (1894 - 1955). Gustav A. Baergen (1895 - 1992). George P. Baergen (1898 - 1993). Marie Baergen (1900 - 1996). Bertha Baergen Tiahrt (1902 - 1968). Herbert Baergen (1905 - 1957).

Burial: Buhler Municipal Cemetery, Buhler, Reno County, Kansas.

Mr. Baergen lived in Harvey County Kansas, in 1902, settled in section 6 of Alta township.  He owned 79.41 acres of land he was a Farmer and Grain Raiser.  His post office adders was Inman Kansas which was four miles north of the Farm in McPherson County.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Charles Fox.

Charles Fox.

Birth: Unknown
note. census records give 1861.
Death: Unknown.

Wife: Martha Fox.

Children: Helen and Irene Fox.

Burial: Unknown.

Mr. Fox Came to Geary County Kansas in 1902 and settled in Junction City, were he was the Proprietor of the Savoy Hotel. 

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

June Moyer.

June Moyer.

Birth: 1842.
Death: 1915.

Wife: Susanna Moyer (1839 - 1928).

Children: John Henry Moyer (1877 - 1953), Charles E Moyer (1882 - 1970), Frank Cornelius Moyer (1883 - 1931).

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Junction City, Geary County, Kansas.

Mr. Moyer came to Geary county Kansas in 1874, settled on section 28 of Jefferson township.  He was a Farmer and Stock Raiser on his 108 acres of land.  His post office address was Junction City Kansas.

Mr. Moyer was a Civil War Veteran was a Private, Jones' Independent Company, Pennsylvania Infantry (9 months, 1862-1863).

Bellefont Kansas.


Bellefont, a village of Wheatland township, Ford county, is a station on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe R. R. 22 miles east of Dodge City, the county seat. The population was 40 in 1910. It has a money order post office with one rural delivery route, and is a shipping and supply point for that section of the county.

The founder of Bellefont was Major John A. Cline.

Bellefont Post Office open April 30, 1878 to September 31, 1896, closed and reopen on November 6, 1904 and ran to June 28, 1957.

County Directory 1905--06.

Major John A. Cline, Postmaster and Dealer of General Merchandise, came to county 1878.

Chris. Henning, Farmer and Stock Raiser and Dealer of Poultry, came to county 1885.

M. C. McKee, Farmer and Grain Dealer, came to county 1898.

George W. Molitor, Live Stock Commission and Merchant, came to county 1877.

Theo. Wadel, Farmer and Stock Raiser, came to county 1884.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Lyle Kansas.

Lyle Kansas.
Lyle, a hamlet in Decatur county, is located on Sappa creek about 20 miles northeast of Oberlin, the county seat, and 8 miles north of Norcatur, the nearest railroad station and the post office from which it receives mail by rural route. The population in 1910 was 30.

Lyle post office open June 6, 1877, and close on  January1,1907. Lyle had one store and one other building but its not stated what it was.

The County Directory give only two names  who used the post office, but there had to be many more.  There names were;

Benjiman B. Bell, Farmer and Stock Raise, 140 acers, Section 28.

John A. Foley, Farmer and Stock Raise, 160 Aces, Section16.

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Hymer Kansas

                           HYMER KANSAS.

Hymer, a hamlet of Chase county, is located on Diamond creek, in the township of the same name, and is a station on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe R. R. 13 miles northwest of Cottonwood Falls, the county seat. It has telegraph and express offices, and a money order post office. The population, according to the census of 1910, was 30.

Hymer post office open March  19,  1872 and ran to October 4,  1943.
The census of 1910 stated that their were  only 30 people living there, but in 1901, there were only five families using the post office according to the directory.

The people  using Hymers post office in  1901  were;

K. J. Fink, Farmer and Stock Raiser.

William Heskett, Farmer and Stock Raiser.

Martin David Umberger, Farmer and Stock Raiser. 

J. I. Mitchell, Farmer and Stock Raiser.

S. E. Whitney, President and General Manager of the "101" Cattle Company.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

E. E. Haverfield.

E. E. Haverfield.

Birth: 1869, Illinois.
Death: Unknown.


Burial: Unknown.

Mr. Haverfield lived in Rush county Kansas settled in section 31 of Banner township, he was a Farmer and Stock Raiser on his 160 acres of land. His post office address was Ash Valley which  was four miles South from the farm and in Pawnee County Kansas.