Sunday, December 16, 2012

Powellsburg Now Green Kansas.

Clay County.
Highland Township Map, 1881
On the county map Powellsburg can be found in Township 7-south ans Range 4-east.  On the Township map Powellsburg and be found in section 24.
Powellsburg moved around 1880-81, 2 and a half miles north-weat of its frrmer site to its present site to be on the Leavensworth Kansas R.R. 
Powellsburg & Green Post Offices.
Powellsburg post office open August 8, 1872 and ran to November 2, 188.  First Postmaster was Elais Powell, secord Postmaster was E. G. Putman 1991.
Green Post Office open November 2, 1881 and ran to ?, Frist Postmaster was Jackson Haines.
Business men who used Powellsburg as their P. O. address as of 1881.
Anders Anderson, Farmer, from Sweden, came to county 1869.
John W. King, Farmer, from Metcalfe County, Kentucky, came to county 1871
E. G. Putman, Farmer and Postmaster, from Viney county Vermont, came to county 1871.
Business Men of Green  1900.
F. E. Harner, Farmer and Stock Raiser, came to county 1886.
W. D. Jones, Farmer, came to county 1884.
William A. Jones, Farmer and Blacksmith, camee to county 1871.
Henry Knitter, Farmer, came to county 1870.
S. P. Mabie, Farmer, came to county 1871.
Walter Slingsby, Farmer, came to county 1871.
John H. Walker, Farmer, came to county 1871.
J. J. Wasmer, Farmer, came to county 1871.
Green Kansas, 1912.
Green, one of the prosperous towns of Clay county, is located in Highland township and is a station on the Union Pacific R. R. 10 miles northeast of Clay Center, the county seat. It has a bank, a money order postoffice with three rural routes, express and telegraph offices, telephone connections, a graded public school, several churches, hotels, some good mercantile establishments, etc. Green was incorporated in 1908 and in 1910 reported a population of 289.

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