Monday, July 21, 2014

Ben Clouse

Picture publish date 1921.
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Ben Clouse.

Birth: Jun. 23, 1858.
Death: Sep. 4, 1934.

Wife: Annie "Anna" M. Clouse, ( 1872-1944 ).

Children: Lillie "Lilly" and George Clouse.

Burial: Saint Louis Cemetery, Waterloo, Kingman County, Kansas.

Mr.  Clouse came to Kingman county in 1880, and settled in section 7, of Vinita township.  He was a farmer and breeder .  Its recorded he owned 320 acres, and the farm was called; Smoots Creek Valley Farm. But in reality he only owned half.  HIs wife owned the other half and the farms name was on her land.  Their Post Office address was Murdock, Kansas, which was one or two miles south west of the farm.

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