Thursday, November 29, 2012

Furley Kansas.

Sedgwick County.
Lincoln Township Map, 1905.

On the county map Furley can be found in Township 25-south and range 2-east.  On the township map Furley can be found in section 16.
Furley Kansas was named after Doctor C. C. Furley, of Wichita, Kansas.
Furley Post Office.
Furley post office open September 20, 1887 and ran to June 30, 1953.  The first post master was William E. Hoag.

Business men who used Furley as their P. O. address as of 1905.

J. W. Anderson, Farmer, came to county 1882.
U. Z. Blaser, Farmer, came to county 1895.
D. R. Bump, Farmer, came to county 1870.
P. C. Evans, Farmer and Stock Raiser, came to county 1895.
William Kinna, Farmer, came to county 1900.

Furley Kansas, 1912.

Furley, a village of Sedgwick county, is a station on the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific R. R. 15 miles northeast of Wichita. It has a money order postoffice with one rural route, telegraph and express offices, general stores and implement houses, and is the principal shipping point for a rich agricultural district in the northeastern part of the county. The population in 1910 was 52.

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