Saturday, February 28, 2015

Van Buren L. Reece.

Publish date 1902.
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Van Buren L Reece. 

Birth: 183.7
Death: 1920.

Wife's: Nancy M Reece (1840 - 1899).
Second wife Lillian Reece, ( 1865-? ).

Children: Willie Reece (____ - 1877), Minnie M Reece (1872 - 1891), Gertrude Reece (1879 - 1881).
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas.

Mr. Reece came to Douglas county, Kansas in 1862, and settled in section 23 of Wakarusa Township.He was a Farmer and Stock Raiser on his 154 acres.  His post office address was Lawrence, Kansas, which was 4 miles north east from the farm.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Sherman E. Boice.

Sherman E. Boice.

Birth: February, 1867.
Death; Unknown.

Wife: Susie Boice.

Married abt. 1894.

Children; Lucy E., Harry E., Raymond E. Boice.
Burial; Unknown.

Mr. Boice came to Miami County, Kansas, in 1867, and settled in the Township of Ten Mile Creek, in the town of Bucyrus, Kansas.  There he was the manger of the Hotel and Livery. ..

Ida M. Jackson.

Ida M Jackson. 

Birth: Sept. 4, 1860.
Death: May 17, 1934.

Husband: Fred F Jackson (1859 - 1901).

Married abt. 1883.

Children: Laura M., Avis E., Hattie G., Solorman W. Jackson.

Burial: Hoyt Cemetery, Hoyt, Jackson County, Kansas.

Mrs. Jackson, came to Jackson County, Kansas and settled in Douglas Township.  Mr. Jackson was listed as a Farmer.  I found no record that he owned any land.  After his death in 1901 at the age of about 42, we find Ida living in Hoyt, Kansas, which is in Douglas County.  There she was the Proprietor of the Jackson Hotel.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Adolph Wagner.

Adolph Wagner. 

Birth: Aug. 3, 1867.
Death: Nov. 8, 1934.

Wife: Viola W. Wagner (1876 - 1909).

CHildren: Neva Wagner.

Burial: Waterloo Cemetery, Kingman County, Kansas.

Mr. Wagner, came to Kingman County, Kansas, and settled in the Township of Gallesburg, in  section 33 and 34, he owned 320 acres. He was a Farmer and in General Blacksmithing and Wagon work.  His post office address was Waterloo, Kansas, which is 3 miles north east fronm the farm.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Allen Newberry.

Publish date 1902.
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Allen Newberry. 

Birth: 1850.
Death: 1908.

Wife: Sarah Newberry (1855 - 1936).

Children: Frankie Newberry, Hazel Newberry, Nellie M. Newberry Boxley (1877 - 1969), Nannie M Newberry Henline (1880 - 1922), Fred Herbert Newberry (1889 - 1941).

Burial: Singer Cemetery, Bluff City, Harper County, Kansas.

Mr. Newberry came to Harper County, Kansas, in 1878 and settled in section 35 of Silver Creek Township.  He was a Farmer and Stock Raiser, on his 480 acres of land.  His post office address was Freeport, Kansas, which is 6 miles north west from the farm.

Monday, February 23, 2015

John L. Rau.

John L. Rau..

Birth: 1855.
Death: 1925.

Wife: Cora A. Rau.

Married September 25, 1877.

Children: Leigh C., Glenn L., Horace V., Mabel C. Rau.

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Highland, Doniphan County, Kansas.

Mr. Rau came to Doniphan County, Kansas, and settled in Iowa Township, in the town Highland, Kansas, where in 1904, was the Proprietor of the City Hotel.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

August F. P. Knollenberg.

Publish date 1905.
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August F. P. Knollenberg.

Birth: January 20, 1843.
Death: May 1, 1908.

Wife: Anna L. Knollenberg, ( 1855-1915 .)

Children: Non found.

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta, Bulter County, Kansas.

Mr. Knollenberg came to Bulter county in 1886 and settled in section 2 of Augusta Township.  He was a Farmer and Stock Raiser on his .242.15 acres.  His post office address was Augusta, Kansas, which is 3 miles south west from the farm.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

James H. Jay.

James H. Jay.

Birth: 1845.
Death: 1925.

Wife: Laura E. Jay, ( 1850-1904. )

Married 1882.

Children: Lida, Lena Jay.

Burial: Sunset Lawns Cemetery, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas.

I have no idea when he came to Butler County, Kansas,, but he was living in El Dorado, Kansas, in 1885.  He was a Barber, his business was called Grand Army Flag Barber Shop. He was still in business in 1900.  He was also a Civil War Veteran.

Illinois Civil War Detail Report. 

Name: JAY, JAMES. Rank: PVT. Company": E. Unit: 17 IL US CAV. 

Personal Characteristics. Residence: WESTFIELD, CLARK CO, IL. Age: 18. Height: 5' 4. Hair: DARK. Eyes: GRAY. Complexion: DARK. Marital Status. Occupation: FARMER. Nativity: KY.

Service Record. Joined When: DEC 29, 1863. Joined Where: MATTOON, IL. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: JAN 22, 1864. Muster In Where: ST CHARLES, IL. Muster Out: NOV 23, 1865. Muster Out Where: FT LEAVENWORTH, KS.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Seth William ( Bill ) Beach..

Seth William Beach.

Birth: 1869.
Death: 1951.

Wife: Grace Beach.

Married: 1897.

Children: Benjamin F., Harry, Seth C., Bernice Beach.

Burial: Prairie Grove Cemetery, Cottonwood Falls, Chase county, Kansas.

He lived in the Township of Falls, in the County of Chase, Kansas, in the town of Cottonwood Falls, Kansas.  There he was County Sheriff.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

John Louis McEvoy

John Louis McEvoy. 

Birth: Jan. 14, 1864.
Death: Sep. 12, 1918.

Parents: Hugh and Mary McEvoy.

Wife: Lena M Burns McEvoy (1868 - 1922).

Children: Jessie, Helena, Maggie McEvoy (____ - 1896).

Burial: Saint Patricks Catholic Cemetery, Anderson County, Kansas.

Mr. McEvoy lived in Anderson County, Kansas, in the Township of Reeder, in the town of Harris.  There he was a Stockman and Proprietor of "The Cottage Hotel".

Monday, February 16, 2015

John Notestine.

John Notestine. 

Birth: 1847.
Death: Sept. 20, 1926.

Wife: Caroline Notestine (1857 - 1935).

Children: Robert Alonzo Notestine (1885 - 1969), Wayne J Notestine (1892 - 1978).

Burial Browns Grove Cemetery, Burdett, Pawnee County, Kansas.

Mr. Notestine came to Pawnee County, Kansas, and settled in the Township of Brown's Grove, in the town of Burdett, where he became the Proprietor of the Commercial Hotel and was in the Real Estate business.. .
Burdett, Kansas, 1911.
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Harlow E. Judson.

Harlow E. Judson. 

Birth: 1843.
Death: 1924.

Parents: Smith Judson (1818 - 1892), Louisa M. Judson (1831 - 1913).

Ellen Judson, ( 1850-1936. )

Children: Non found.

Sibling: Harlow Judson (1843 - 1924), Scott E. Judson (1861 - 1922). Burial: Corinth Cemetery, Corinth, Osborne County, Kansas.

He was a Civil War Veteran.

Iowa Eighth Infantry Co. I.

Judson, Harlow E. (Veteran.) Age 18. Residence Monroe County, nativity Missouri. Enlisted Aug. 10, 1861. Mustered Sept. 12, 1861. Taken prisoner April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 11, 1864. Promoted Fifth Corporal Oct. 1, 1864; Fourth Corporal July 1, 1865; Second Corporal April 1, 1866. Mustered out April 20, 1866, Selma, Ala.

Friday, February 13, 2015

J. B. Best.

J. B. Best.

Birth: 1872, Iowa.
Death: Unknown.

Wife: Ida M. Best.

Married 1896.

Children: Son Elmer F., Daughter B. A. Best.

Burial: Unknown.

Mr. Best came to Barber County, Kansas, in 1898 and settled in section 30 of Moore Township.  He was a Farmer and Stock Raiser and dealer in live Stock.  He was the Prop. of the farm which was called "The Best Ranch",   The farm set on 200 acres which was in his wife name.  He did own 120 acres in section 29.  Their Post office address was Hazelton, Kansas..

Ira Butler.

Publish date 1906.
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Ira Butler. 

Birth: Mar. 1, 1838, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana.
Death: Mar. 1, 1931, Brownell, Ness County, Kansas.

Wife: Alace Butler, ( 1840-1925 ), b. Michigan.

Children: Non found..

Burial: Vansburgh Cemetery, Brownell, Ness County, Kansas.

Mr. Butler came to Ness county, Kansas, in 1902 and settled in section 27, of Waring Township.  He was a farmer on his 475 acres, the farm was called Sunny Side Farm. He owned another 160 acres just north of Brownell, Kansas.  The town of Brownell sat on his land.  His post office address was Brownell, Kansas, which was lest then a half mile from the Farm house.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

George Eavis.

Publish date 1906.
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George Eavis.

Birth 1851, England.
Death: Unknown.

Wife: Sarah Elizabeth Eavis.

Children: George C. Eavis, Clarence G. Eavis.

Burial: Unknown.

Mr. Eavis came to Sheridan County, Kansas in 1885, and settled in section 19, of Kenneth Township.  He was a Farmer, and owned a little over 80 acres of land. His post office address was Hoxie, Kansas, which was 4 miles north east from the farm.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Samuel L. Wilson.

Samuel L Wilson.

Birth: Jul. 15, 1836, Ohio.
Death: Mar. 27, 1904.

Wife: Mary M Wilson (1836 - 1913).

Children: Estella J., Frank M. Wilson.

Burial: Beattie Union Cemetery, Beattie, Marshall County Kansas.

Mr. Wilson came to Marshall County, Kansas, and settled in the Township of Guittard, in the
little town of Beattie, Kansas, there he was the towns postmaster and was also a Editor.  His son Frank was the Asst. postmaster. Mr. Wilson was a Civil War Veteran, being in six different Regiments.

Ohio 16th., Ohio Infantry, Co. B.
Not found on roster,

Ohio Second Cavalry, Co. M.
Q. M. S.; Age 25; Enlisted August 25, 1861, for 3 years.  Transferred to 5th., O. V. C. , February 14, 1863.

5th., United States Colored Cavalry.

5th., O. V. C.

Per. Party, Cavalry.

United States Army.

Pension card.
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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Herman Luttman

Herman Luttman. 

Birth: May 6, 1864.
Death: Apr. 18, 1938.

Wife: Minnie Steffen Luttman (1870 - 1959).

Married January 29, 1890, Junction City.

Children: Arthur Benjamin Luttman (1890 - 1954), Edward Luttman (1894 - 1968), Clara M. Luttman ( 1893-? ), Ada H. Luttman ( 1894-? ), Stella V. Luttman ( 1896-? ).

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Wakefield, Clay County, Kansas.

Mr. Luttman came to Geary County, Kansas in 1884.  He settled in section 23 of Milford Township.    He was a farmer and Stock Raiser on his 160 acres of land.  His post office address is Wakefield, Kansas which is in Clay County, Kansas.

Nicholas H. Mayrath.

Publish date 1905.
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Nicholas H. Mayrath. 

Birth: 1844.
Death: 1912.

Other spellings, Meyrath, Magrath.

Wife; Barbara Johnson Mayrath (1844 - 1932).

Children: Rose Mayrath (1883 - 1961)

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas.

MR. Mayrath lived in Dodge City, Kansas, was County Commissioner, was also a Civil War Veteran.

Illinois Civil War Detail Report. 

Name: MEYRATH,  NICHOLAUS. Rank: PVT. Company: C. Unit: 13 IL US CAV. 

Personal Characteristics. Residence: LAKEVIEW, COOK CO, IL. Age: 19. Height: 5' 5. Hair: BROWN. Eyes: BLUE. Complexion: HEALTHY. Marital Status: SINGLE. Occupation: FARMER. Nativity: GERMANY.

Service Record. Joined When: NOV 22, 1861. Joined Where: CHICAGO, IL. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: DEC 31, 1861. Muster In Where: CAMP DOUGLAS, IL. Remarks: TRANS TO CO C AS CONSOLIDATED.

Authors Note. Transferred to Co. E., December 30, 1864, promoted to Corporal.  Mustered out August 31, 1865, at Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Monday, February 9, 2015

William Kysar.

Publish date 1905.
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William Kysar.

Birth: 1862, Indiana.
Death: Unknown.                        

Wife Sarah May Kysar.
Married 1889.

Children: Alvin, James, Preston, Clair, Jessie and Velma Kysar.

Burials: Unknown.

Mr. Kysar came to Ellis County, Kansas, in 1887, and settled in section 16, of Hamilton Township.  He was a farmer on his 160 acres of land.  His post office address was Wiles, Kansas which was one mile south west from the farm.


Sunday, February 8, 2015

Louis Haas.

Publish date 1902.
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Louis Haas.

Birth: Nov. 12, 1845, Germany.
Death;Sept. 18, 1908

Parent: Maria Haas.

Wife: Catharine Haas.

Children: Maria, August, Herman Haas.

Burial: Saint Johns Cemetery, Worden, Douglas County Kansas..

Mr. Haas came to Douglas County, Kansas, in 1857.  He settled in section 28, of Willow Springs Township.  He was a Farmer on his 200 acres of land.  His post office address was Baldwin, Kansas, which was about 6 miles south east from the farm.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Andrew Russell Shughart

Publish date 1899.
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Andrew Russell Shughart. 

Birth: Dec. 18, 1873, Nortonville, Jefferson County, Kansas.
Death: Oct. 4, 1960, Winchester, Jefferson County, Kansas.

Parents: John Shughart (1828 - 1905), Mary Oyler Shughart (1831 - 1909).

Wife: Alice A. Shughart.

Children: Lula, Ray Cook?

Siblings:David Shughart (____ - 1876), Sarah E. Shughart Stockwell (1858 - 1896), William Alexander Shughart (1861 - 1939), John M Shughart (1872 - 1949), Andrew Russell Shughart (1873 - 1960).

Burial: Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Winchester, Jefferson County, Kansas.

Andrew lived in section 9, in Norton Township of Jefferson County, Kansas.  He was a farmer and lived on his fathers farm.  His post office address was Nortonville, which is about 4 miles  north west from the farm.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Albert J. "A. J." Corbett.

Albert J. Corbett.

Birth: April 25, 1872.
Death: March 25, 1955.

Other spellings; Corbitt. Corbit, Corbet.

Parents: Andrew J. and Cynthia A. Corbett.

Wife; Mable Corbett.

Children: Non found.

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas.

Mr. Corbett, lived in the the county of Greenwood, Kansas, in the Township of Madison, in the town of Madison.  In 1903 he was listed as the proprietor of the "Our-Way" hotel.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Harry E. Glenn.

Publish date 1905.
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Harry E. Glenn. 

Birth: Feb. 27, 1866.
Death: Aug. 13, 1915.

Parent: Samuel H. Glenn.

Wife: Jennie B. Glenn.

Children: Louise M. Glenn.

Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Kiowa, Barber County, Kansas.

Mr. Glenn came to Barber County, Kansas, in 1893, he settled in the town of Kiowa where he started a New Paper called "Kiowa Journal".

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Thomas J. Deem.

Thomas J. Deem.

Birth: 1847.
Death: 1837.

Wife; Mary E. Deem

Married 1871.

Children: Hattie O., Lawrence E. Deem,

Burial: Big Creek Cemetery, Burlington, Coffey County, Kansas.

I was unable to find out when he came to Coffey County, Kansas.  I know he was a farmer, but couldn't find any land he owned he may have been a renter, then again he may have lived in the town of Burlington, Kansas.  He was a Civil War Veteran, being a Private in the 183rd., Ohio Infantry Co. G.

Thomas Deem; Private; Age 18; Enlisted October 13, 1864, for one year.  Mustered out with company July 17, 1865.

Note. He is listed on the rosters as Thomas Z. Deem.

Andrew Jackson Maddox.

Publish date 1903.
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Andrew Jackson Maddox. 

Birth: Jan. 8, 1846, Kentucky.
Death: Jan. 3, 1910, Longton, Elk County, Kansas.

Wife: Avadna S Husey Maddox (1848 - 1934).

Married February 15, 1872, Leavenworth County, Kansas.

Children: Non recorded.

Burial: Longton Cemetery, Longton, Elk County.

Mr. Maddox lived in Howard, Kansas, he was a Sheriff.  He was also a Civil War Veteran, being in the Kentucky 9th., Cavalry, Co. F, Private-Corporal.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

William K. Palmer.

Publish date 1902.
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William K. Palmer.

Birth: February 10, 1852.
Death: April 25, 1915.

Wife: Anna M. Palmer, ( 1858-1937 ).

Married 1884.

Children: William P. Palmer.

Burial: Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody, Marion County Kansas.

Mr. Palmer came to Marion county, Kansas in 1882, he settled in section 16, of Wilson Township.  He was the Superintendent of Marion County Poor Farm. HIs post office address was Aulne, Kansas, which was 4 miles south east from the PoorFarm.