Monday, February 24, 2014

Charles Reitz, Reserve, Kansas.

Picture publish date 1919.
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Charles J. Reitz.

Birth: November, 1869, Iowa.
Death: 1949.

Wife: Celia Jane Forbes Reitz, b., Indiana, 1867, d., 1937.

Children: Dorthy G., Edward C., Percy C., Howard D., Loyd N., and Orbet N., or Orbit N. Reitz.

Burial : Mount Hope Cemetery, Hiawatha, Brown county, Kansas.

Mr. Reitz came to Hamlin township and settled in the town of Reserve, Kansas, in 1893.  His business was Harness and Merchandise, he also held the offices of Justice of the Peace and Police Judge.

Reserve, Kansas.
Reserve, is a little town in Hamlin township. Brown county, and is located on the Missouri Pacific R. R. 10 miles north of Hiawatha, the county seat. It has a bank, 2 churches, a number of well stocked retail stores,  telegraph and express offices, and a money order post office with one rural route. The post office open October 5, 1882 and ran to March 18, 1983, first post master Josia Bean.  The population in 1910 was 270.

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