Sunday, January 31, 2016

Thomas K. Settle.

Thomas K. Settle.

Birth: Aug., 1840, Virginia.
Death: unknown.

Parents: Meredith Settle, Matilda Whitehead Settle (1813 - 1883).

Wife;  Mary J. Settle, Married 1871.

Children: Laura O., Clyde F., Howard D. Settle.

Siblings: Mary C Settle Thompson (1838 - 1885), Thomas K. Settle (1840 - ____), Telitha F. Settle Hartwell (1842 - 1886), Lucy V Settle Huffman (1847 - 1927), Ashford C. Settle (1850 - 1903).

Burial: Toronto Cemetery, Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas.

Mr. Settle came to Butler County Kansas in 1886, He settled in Union Township in the town of Latham Kansas. In 1905 he was Postmaster of Latham Kansas he was Postmaster from 1897 to 1907.

He was also a Civil War Vet.

Civil War, Company G., 15th Regiment U.S. Infantry.

US Army, Register of Enlistments. Enlisted August 29, 1861 at Warren Co, Virginia, Age 21, Discharged February 13, 1864.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

George Thomas Boon.

George Thomas Boon.

Birth: 1875.
Death: 1948.

Wife: Mary Carrie Bedell Boon.

Married January 25,  1898.

Burial:Oak Hill Cemetery. Chetopa, Labette County, Kansas.

Mr.  Boon was living in Labette county Kansas, was living in Chetopa Kansas.  He was Postmaster of Chetopa from 1902 to 1914.  

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Elmer F Berry.

Elmer F Berry.

Birth: 1867, Clinton County, Pennsylvania.
Death: 1918.

Parents: Lewis F Berry (1835 - 1883), Rebecca Berry (1834 - 1919).


Burial: Jewell City Cemetery, Jewell, Jewell County, Kansas.

Mr.  Berry lived in Jewell County Kansas in the Township of Center, in the town of Mankato Kansas.
In 1908 he was running the Mankato Hotel.

Monday, January 25, 2016

William Tregellas.

William Tregellas.

Birth: 1849.
Death: 1932,

Wife: Ruth Ann Davis Tregellas (1850 - 1937).

Children: Alfred, George, Nettie, Clara.

Burial: Iuka Township Cemetery, Iuka, Pratt County, Kansas.

Mr. Tregellas Came to Pratt County Kansas in 1878, he settled in Iuka township, lived in the town Iuka Kansas.  In 1906 he ran a Hardware store and a Livery.


Julius Berger.

Julius Berger.

Birth: 1877, Burgenland, Austria.
Death: 1962, Horton, Brown County, Kansas.

Parents: Frank Berger (1847 - 1921), Barbara Kreitz Berger (1856 - 1932).

Wife: Anna K. Schuetz Berger (1884 - 1968).

Children: Barbara Mary Berger Wilhelm (1905 - 2005). Martin Fred Berger (1906 - 1978). Joseph J Berger (1909 - 1979). Mary Rosalia Berger (1912 - 1927). Carl F. Berger (1914 - 1985). Magdlena Berger Heinen (1916 - 2010). William M. Berger (1917 - 1982). Ewald (Fritz) Berger (1919 - 1993). Elizabeth M. Berger Schuetz (1921 - 2012). Frank Henry Berger (1923 - 2008). Rosie W Berger Kimmi (1926 - 2010). Marian L. Berger Whitcraft (1928 - 2012).

Siblings: Mathias Berger (1875 - 1875). Julius Berger (1877 - 1962). Roselia Berger Kleidosty (1879 - 1973). Barbara Berger Hutfles (1881 - 1968). Mary Berger Berger (1886 - 1933).

Burial: Saint Leos Catholic Cemetery, Horton, Brown County, Kansas.

Mr. Berger came to Rawlin County Kansas in1882, settled in Herndon township  He lived in Herndon Kansas,  In 1902 he was a Butcher, Fresh and Salt Meats.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Samuel Booth.

Samuel Booth.

Birth: 1844.
Death: 1908.

Wife: Christina W. Booth (1845 - 1937).

Married about 1864.

Children: Sam, William B., Joseph, Henry, Robert, Christina Sadie Booth Wood Griffin (1882 - 1975).

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Greensburg, Kiowa County, Kansas.

Mr. Booth came to Kiowa County Kansas in 1886.  He settled in section 19, of Reeder Township.  He was a Ranchman on his 160 acres of land.  His post office address was Greensburg Kansas.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

George W Barrett.

George W Barrett.

Birth: 1838.
Death: May 23, 1912.

Wife: Catherine Barrett.

Married 1860.

Children: Frank P. Barrett.

Burial: Sunset Hill Cemetery, Herington, Dickinson County, Kansas.

Mr. Barrett came to Dickinson County in  1858, Settled in Lyon township, lived in Herrington Kansas. In 1901 he was running the Herington Hotel.                                                             1

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Vencil S. Musil.

Vencil S. Musil.

Birth: 1849, Czech Republic.
Death: 1904, Barber County, Kansas.

Birthplace: , Frauenberg, Bohemia.

Married Theresia KIMPLER on May 15, 1877 in Ellinwood, Barton, Kansas.

Wife: Theresia Kimpler Musil (1853 - 1926).

Children: Peter Martin Musil (1878 - 1906), Katie Musil (1881 - 1906), Mamie Musil (1884 - 1900), Fredrick M Musil (1890 - 1923), Clair Musil Heaney (1892 - 1983),

Burial: Lakin Comanche Cemetery, Ellinwood, Barton County, Kansas.

He was an Agriculture Implement Dealer in Ellinwood for several years.  In 1902 he was Police Magistrate of Ellinwood Kansas. 

Monday, January 18, 2016

Joseph Alexander Cooper..

Joseph Alexander Cooper.

Birth: Nov. 25, 1823, Whitley County, Kentucky.
Death: May 20, 1910, Stafford County, Kansas.

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. After serving in the Mexican War, he took part in politics as an anti-secessionist and when Tennessee seceded from the union, he moved to Kentucky and joined the Union as a Captain in the 1st Tennessee Infantry. After being in combat in some engagements in Tennessee, he was commissioned Colonel of the 6th Tennessee and took part in the Battles of Stone's River, Chickamauga and the Chattanooga Campaign. In 1864, he was promoted Brigadier General, commanded a brigade at the Battle a Jonesborough, at the Franklin and Nashville Campaigns and during the advance on Bentonville. For his service during the war, he was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers and left the Army in 1866. After the war, he was briefly in politics and was a Internal Revenue collector for ten years before moving to Kansas to engage in farming.

Parents: John Cooper (1780 - 1854), Hester Sage Cooper (1793 - 1878).

Wife: Mary J. Cooper.

Married 1877.

Children: William Riley Cooper (1847 - 1926),  George R., Daniel B., Carla L., .Jonathan L., Sally A. Cooper Adopted Daughter  Hattie Kindle.

Siblings: Ephraim Cooper (1817 - 1864).
Mahulda Lindsay (1819 - 1886).
Mahala Cooper Jackson  (1822 - 1891).
Joseph Alexander Cooper (1823 - 1910).
Sylvester Cooper (1826 - 1919).
William P. Cooper (1829 - 1903).
Fountain Cooper (1831 - 1904).
Lindsey Cooper (1833 - 1916).
M. L. Cooper (1835 - 1908).

Burial: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.

Mr. Cooper came to Stafford County Kansas in 1881, Settled in section 28 of Cleveland township,  He was a Farmer owning 160 acres, His post office address was St. John, Kansas. 

Friday, January 15, 2016

Henry Tork.

Henry Tork.

Birth: Aug. 1, 1854, Pennsylvania.
Death: Dec. 19, 1933, Jackson County, Kansas,

Wife: Sarah Elizabeth Lister Tork (1855 - 1905).

Married 1875.

Children: George W., John H., Clyde, Stella Tork.

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

In 1903 Mr. Tork was Living in Jackson county Kansas, Settled in the township of Cedar.  He lived in the town of Mayetta Kansas, there he owned a livery, Fed and Sale Stable.

John William Burchfield

John William Burchfield.

Birth: 1831.
Death: Nov. 10, 1887.


Wife: Julia A. Burchfield, ( 1830 - 1915 ).

Children: Luther Burchfield (1858 - 1913), Edward Clinton Burchfield (1860 - 1932), Anna M Birchfield Sweeney (1862 - 1946).

Burial: Cornelison Cemetery, Brown County. Kansas.

In 1902 Mr. Burchfield lived in Harper County Kansas.  He settled in Anthony township in the town of Anthony Kansas.  In 192 he was the owner of the Anthony Hotel.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Alvin Ross "Ross" Mort.

Alvin Ross "Ross" Mort.

Birth: 1875.
Death: 1943, Kansas.

Parents: Aaron Mort (1848 - 1925), Charlotte G. Dahlberg Mort (1843 - 1932).

Brother: Owen R. Mort.                        

  Wife: Mary E. Mort (1876 - 1936).

Burial: Hill City Cemetery, Hill City, Graham County, Kansas.

Mr. Mort came to Graham County Kansas in 1879 with his parents. He later settled in the township of Hill  City,  In 1906 he was running a Livery in Hill City, Kansas. 

Monday, January 11, 2016

Walter P. Marshall.

Walter P. Marshall.

Birth: Nov., 1856.
Death: Mar., 1925.

Wife: Jessie F. Marshall, ( 1855-? )
Married 1878.

Burial: Silent Land Cemetery, Spearville, Ford County, Kansas.

In 1906 Mr. Marshall was living in Ford County Kansas. He lived in the  township of Spearville, lining in the town of Spearville Kansas.  He ran the Parker Hotel and Reataurant, he ran it from about 1900 to 1930. 

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Jerry Cook.

Jerry Cook.

Birth: 1859.
Death: 1941.

Parents: William S Cook (1815 - 1874).

Wife: Melissa Cook (1859 - 1951).

Sibling: Dianna Cook Newcomb (____ - 1874), Jerry Cook (1859 - 1941).

Burial: Oberlin Cemetery, Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas.

Mr. Cook came to Decatur County Kansas  in 1885. He settled in Oberlin township in the town of Oberlin.  In 1905 he was the Rural Mail Carrier

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Thomas Alvin Fuller

Thomas Alvin Fuller,

Birth: Apr. 20, 1856.
Death: Jun. 22, 1926.

Wife: Eva L. Fuller.

Children: Alma Fuller.

Burial: Elmwood Mausoleum, Augusta, Butler County, Kansas.

Mr. Fuller came to Butler county in 1884.  He  settled in the township of Augusta.  He lived in Augusta Kansas.  In 1905 he owned a Grocery Bakery and Confectionary.

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Frantisek "Frank" Bizek

Frantisek "Frank" Bizek.

Birth: May 21, 1852,
Death: Feb. 28, 1921.

Wife: Katerina "Katty" Bizek (1856- 1915).

Children: Stella, August, Emma, Charles Bizek.

Burial:Bohemian Cemetery, Timken, Rush County, Kansas.

In 1901 Mr. Bizek lived in Rush County Kansas,  He settled in section 2, of Banner township.  He was a Farmer and Stock Raiser owning 320 acres of land.  His post office address was Timken Kansas, Which is five miles north of the farm.