John G. Harris,Second Lieutenant Sixth Kansas Cavalry, Company K., Mustered in April 1, 1862, Residence Neutral Lands, promoted First Lieutenant July 16, 1863; severly wounded in the neck in action, November 28, 1862, at Cane Hill Arkansas.
John G. Harris, First Lieutenant Sixth, Kansas Cavalry, Company K., Mustered in July 16, 1863; Residence Fort Scott, resigned for disability, Febuary 11, 1864.
John G. Harris, First Lieutenant Sixth, Kansas Cavalry, Company K., was badly wounded at Cane Hill, Arkansas, by a ball passing clear throught his neck. He recovered and after the war became Sheriff on Bourbon county Kansas.
Brown County Kansas.
Chester G. Jones, the oldest son of Mr. amd Mrs. W. H. Jones, is the superintendent of Brown county poor farm. He was a small boy when the journey was made from Michigan to Kansas, aand walked the whole distance driving cow behind the wagon. He enlisted in company A., ninth Kansas Cavalry and was appointed a corporal. He served four years and then re-enlisted . After the war he returned to Brown County, where he has since resided. He is a member of Hiawatha Post 130, G. A. R. He has served as city marshal of Hiawatha and as superintendent of the poor farm since 1902. He was married December 12, 1867, to Mary A. Carey, a daughter of Mr. R. B. Carey. They have two sons, Charles C. Jones of Hamlin and Ben F. Jones.
Labette County Kansas.
When S. B. Abbott, the sheriff, completed the tax sale under peoceedings of 1877, he reported that he received $1,698.02, and his charges for fees and services were $2,008.48. These charges were largly in excess of what the law autherized. Suit was brought by the commissioners to recover from him fees which he illegally held. The matter was finally settled by his paytng $802.62.
Leavenworth County Kansas.
On April 30, 1855, McCrea and Malcolm Clark, then marshal of the county, engaged in an altercation at a squatter's metting which resulted in the killing of Clark at the hands of McCrea.
Mr. & Mrs. J. S. Price.