Saturday, May 26, 2012

Blue Hill, Kansas.

If you have any stories or more information on Blue Hill, or may have had a ancestor living there, I would like to hear about.

Blue Hill, an inland postoffice of Mitchell county, is located on Salt creek in Hayes township, 16 miles southwest of Beloit, the county seat, and about 12 miles south of Glen Elder, the nearest shipping point.  The population in 1910 was 15.

Post Office open August 5, 1872, ran to January 1, 1921.

Here is a list of some of the men that lived in Hayes Township, and used Blue Hill as their PO., address.  The year is 1884.

Blue Hill PO. Kansas.

Samuel H. Burger, Farmer.
W. F. Burgess, Farmer.
Charles T. Day, Farmer & Stock Raiser.
Cummings Durham, Carpenter.
J. P. Durham, Farmer.
Max Graban, Farmer.
Peter Gratzenstein, Farmer.
O. G. Harris, Farmer.
Peter Kratzenstein, Farmer.
Jesse Potts, Farmer.
William Ruegsegger, School Teacher.
Christian Wyler, Farmer ?

Hayes Township Map.

This map not  only shows Bule Hill, but the names of the  land owners.

There were other men living in other Townships that used Blue Hill as their postoffice address or may had a business in Blue Hill. 

Blue Hill Township.

S. O. Officer, Farmer.
W. F. Ramdey, Farmer & Sheep Raiser.
Martin Yandes, Farmer.

Custer Township.

J. F. Anderson, Farmer.
James A. Baird, Farmer.
George A. Baird, Farmer.
William Bruce, Farmer.
William McPeak, Farmer.
A. McPeak, Framer.
C. Remus, Farmer.
R. Sherbondy, Farmer.
August Sinka, Farmer.
G. N. Thomas, Farmer & Stock Raiser

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