Friday, February 28, 2014

James H. Heacock.

Mr. Heacock is standing on the left with mail carrier George Roberts.  The date of this picture is unknown but should be between 1905 & 1906.
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James H. Heacock, came to Lyon county in 1877, and settled in section 36, of center township.  His post office address was Olpe, Kansas, which is 4 miles east of his home.  He later become postmaster of Olpe, Kansas, in 1905.

Mr. Heacock was also a civil war veteran, he was a private of the 124th., Pennsylvania infantry, Co. D.  Mustered in August 9, 1862; mustered out with his company May 15, 1863.

If you wish to learn more about Mr. Heacock, and his family take this link.

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