Sunday, November 11, 2012

Bazaar Kansas

Chase County.
Bazaar Township, Map, 1901.

On the county map, Bazaar can be found in Township 20-South and Range 8-East.  On the Township map Bazaar can be be found in section 33.
The town of Bazaar and its Post Office.
Mary Leonard wife of George M. L. Leonard is given Credit for nameing the town.  She had a Bazaar shop in a town in Pennssylvania, and thought it would make a good name for the town.  Mr. Leonard would later name the town Mary in honor of his wife, who died year earlier, in later years the was renamed back to Bazaar.  George M. L .Leonard, was first postmaster, and his wife Mary was the first to died in the Township.
Bazaar post office open April 16, 1860 and ran to March 17, 1876, closed and reopen May 4, 1876 and ran to July 20, 1876, name changed to Mary.  Closed and reopen March 19, 1878 and ran to April 28, 1974, name changed back to Bazaar.
Business men of Bazaar township who used Bazaar as their P. O. address as of 1901.
S. H. Baker, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
M. Burnside, Farmer and Stcck Raiser.
F. S. Davis, Farmer and Stock Raiser and Carpenter.
B. A. Grover, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
J. Madden, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
B. Makin, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
P. B. McCabe, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
Thomas H. McCabe, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
N. W. Russell, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
Jay Sharp, Farmer and Stock Eaiser.
Arthur Wilson, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
Bazaar Kansas, 1912..

Bazaar, a village of Chase county, is the southern terminus of a branch of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe R. R. that runs to Strong City. It is 10 miles south of Cottonwood Falls, the county seat, has a money order postoffice, express and telegraph offices, some retail stores, and in 1910 reported a population of 75.

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Bazaar, Kansas.
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