Monday, November 12, 2012

Pekin Kansas.

Reno County.
Enterprise Township Map. 1902.
On the county map Pekin can be found in Township 23-East and Range 8-West.  On the township map Pekin can be found in section 17.
Pekin Post office.
Pekin post office open August 21, 1897 and is still open?  Christian H. Wagler, was postmaster from 1897 to 1905. He also owned the land the post office sat on.
Business men of Enterprise township who used Pekin as their P. O. address as of 1902.
Anna baughman, Farmer.
W. D. Blauchfield, Propr.. Orchard Grove Stock Farm.
Val Farney, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
Noah Guth, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
Peter Guth, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
B. E. Kattfman, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
J. F. Rounds, Farmer and Cotractor and Builder.
J. Schrock, Farmer and Stock Raiser.
C. H. Wagler, Farmer and Propr. of Pekin Store and Creamery.
Pekin Kansas, 1912.

Pekin, an inland hamlet of Reno county, is located 15 miles west of Hutchinson, the county seat, and 5 miles north of Abbyville, on the "cut of?" of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe R. R., which is the near- est railroad station and shipping point and is the postofifice from which its mail is distributed by rural delivery. The population according to the census of 1910 was 40.

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