Monday, April 7, 2014

James Wesley Springer.

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James Wesley Springer.

Birth: Mar. 17, 1842, Plattsburg, Clinton County, Missouri.
Death: Mar. 4, 1926, Medicine Lodge, Barber County, Kansas.

Parents: Harvey Springer and Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Poteet Springer.

Wife: Matilda L. Hayden Springer (1857 - 1938).

Children: Cora Edith Springer Warren (____ - 1964), Bessie Jane Springer Vandruff (1887 - 1975), Eddson L Springer (1889 - 1933), Lulu C. Springer Hall (1894 - 1970), Carrie Louella Springer Balding (1896 - 1988), Lucy Springer Ives (1899 - 1987).

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge, Barber County, Kansas.

Mr.  Springer came to Barber county in 1885 and settled in section 12 of Nippawalla township. He was a Ranchman and had 320 acres of land.  His post office address was Medicine Lodge, Kansas, which was about 7 miles north west of the farm

He was also a Civil War Veteran of the Kansas 7th., cavalry, Co. G., was a private, residence Leavenworth, Kansas, enlisted November 12, 1861, mustered in the same.  Re-enlisted as a veteran.  Veteran, Corporal, enlisted January 1, 1864, mustered in same.  Mustered out with regiment September 29, 1865.

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