Sunday, March 24, 2013

Bateham Kansas.

Bateham Kansas.
Clay County.
Republican Township map, 1881.
On the county map you can find Bateham in township 10-south and range 33-east.  On the township you can find Bateham in section 28.
Authors note.  By the 1900's Republican became Gill Township.
Bateham Post Office.
Bateham post office open November 12, 1875 and ran to January 31, 1902, first postmaster was Samuel S. Shivers.
Patrons of Republican township who used Bateham as their P. O. address as of 1881.
A. W. Hall, Farmer, from Guysborough County Nova Scotia, came to the county 1872.
Samuel S. Shivers, Farmer and Postmaster, from Tuscarawas, County, Ohio.
Patrons of other townships who used Bateham as their P. O. address as of 1902. 
Israelt T. Clark, Farmer and Stock Raiser, came to county 1877.
F. P. Flower, Horticulturist, camr to county 1884.
Bateham Kansas 1912.
Bateham, a little hamlet of Republican township, Clay county, is near the southern boundary, about 13 miles almost due south of Clay Center, the county seat. Wakefield is the nearest railroad station, from which the inhabitants of Bateham receive mail by rural free delivery.

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