Friday, January 11, 2013

Lapland Kansas

Greenwood County.
Salem Township Map, 1903.
On the county map Lapland can be found in Township 24-south and Range 9-east.  On the Township map Lapland can be found in section 11.
Lapland Post Office.
Lapland post office open August 1, 1871 and ran to July 31, 1906.First postmaster was O. H. Hover.
People of Lapland, 1887.
George. W. K. Bailey, Farmer and Breeder, from Illinois.
William A. Spain, Farmer and Stock Raiser, from Ohio.
W. H. Wiggins, Farmer and Breeder, from Ohio.
Civil War Pensioner of Lapland.
George W. K. Bailey, Wounded in right leg, pension $25.
Patron's Directory, 1903.
M. C. Bane, Farmer and Stock Raiser, P. O. Lapland, Section 11.
E. Marshall, Farmer and Stock Raiser, P. O. Lapland, Section 2.
Land Owners of section 11, 1903.
J. H. Lewis, 312,acres.
A. B. Anderson, 160, acres..
George Anderson, 80, acres.
M. C. Bane, 160, acres.
Lapland Kansas, 1912.

Lapland, a discontinued postoffice in Greenwood county, is located in Salem township 16 miles northwest of Eureka, the county seat and the nearest banking and shipping point. The mail for this point is sent to Flintridge. The population, according to the report of 1910, is 20.

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