Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Redfield Kansas.

Bourbon County.
Marmaton Township Map, 1878.
On the county map Redfield can be found in township 25-South and Range 23-East.  On the township map Redfield can be found in section 22.
Redfield post office.
Redfield post office open in May 22, 1872, and ran to ? First postmaster was John Hopkins.
Two business men of Marmaton township who used Redfield as their P. O. address as of 1878.
B. R. Wood, Ex-county Com., and Farmer and Stock Raiser, from Harrison County, West Virginia, came to county 1859.
John P. Quick, Farmer and Stock Raiser, from Juniata County Pennsylvania, came to county 1868.

Redfield Herald
April 8 1905. 

1883, pensioners from Redfield.
John M. Morgan, Injury to abdomen, $8., per month, pension started 1880.
Marshal Smilie, Gun shot to left side, $12., pen month.
William T. Ramsey, Gun shot to right arm, $8., per month.
Redfield Kansas, 1912.
Redfield, a money order post-village of Bourbon county, is situated on the Missouri Pacific R. R., 9 miles west of Fort Scott, the county seat. It is the supply and shipping point for a considerable district, has several general stores, express and telegraph offices and in 1910 had a population of 225.
Authors note.  In 1872 the town of Redfield was a mile noth from where it now sats, it was moved in 1884, the site of today.

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