Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Wm Byron Biggs.

Wm. Byron Biggs.

Birth: Jul. 9, 1856.
Death: Jan. 31, 1941.

Wife: Almira E Biggs (1863 - 1954).

Burial: McGill Cemetery, Potwin, Butler County, Kansas.

Mr. Biggs Came to Butler County Kansas in 1895 and settled in section 28, of Plum Grove township.
He was a farmer and Stock Raiser on his 160 acres of land.  He later added another 320 acres.  His post office address was Potwin Kansas which is one mile west of the farm. 

Friday, February 19, 2016

Sherman Grant Allen

Sherman Grant Allen.

Birth: Nov. 6, 1870 Kankakee, Kankakee County Illinois.
Death: Feb. 24, 1947, Bison, Rush County, Kansas.

Parents: James Allen (1829 - 1892), Rebecca Jackson Allen (1832 - 1906).

Wife: Nancy Louise Magerkeuth Allen (1875 - 1940).

Children: William, Helen, Frank, Martha,Florence Edna Allen (____ - 1902).

Siblings: John Jackson Allen (1856 - 1921), Frederick James Allen (1861 - 1933), Thomas Eugene Allen (1863 - 1939), George William Allen (1865 - 1921), Sherman Grant Allen (1870 - 1947), Mary Jane Allen Bieber (1871 - 1960), Robert Charles Allen (1873 - 1954).

Burial: La Crosse Cemetery, La Crosse, Rush County, Kansas.

Mr.  Allen came to Rush County Kansas and settled in Lone Star township.  He lived in the town of Bison Kansas.  He made is living as a General Smith. 

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Robert M. Norris.

Robert M. Norris.

Birth: Sep. 4, 1858.
Death: Oct. 20, 1938.

Wife: Mary C. Norris. Married 1884.

Children: Mabel C., George R., Robert A., Ruth I. Norris.

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

Mr. Norris came to Pawnee County, Kansas and settled in Browns Grove townships. He settled in the town of Burdett Kansas, where he had many businesses. He was a Dealer in Genera Merchandise and Furniture and was in undertaking. He also was a Dealer of Grain.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Henry W Barber.

Henry W Barber.

Birth; Jan. 30, 1843.
Death: Jan. 2, 1926, Ransom, Ness County, Kansas.

Parents: Romanta Barber (1799 - 1853), Lydia Foote Barber (1805 - 1881)..

Wife; Frances Maria Woods Barber (1843 - 1928).

Children: Frederick Abner Barber (1867 - 1940), Adelbert Harry Barber (1870 - 1966), Mabel Irene Barber Lynn (1875 - 1961), Millie Alice Barber Jackson (1878 - 1966), Dora Belle Barber Barkley (1881 - 1959).

Sibling: Melinda E Barber Reeder (1832 - 1913), Henry W Barber (1843 - 1926).

Burial: Ransom Cemetery, Ransom, Ness County, Kansas.

Mr. Barber came to Ness County in 1889, he settled in Nevad township.  He settled in the town of Ransom, Kansas. He was the Postmaster from 1902 to 1912.  He was also Dealer of Coal

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Sherman E. Boice.

Sherman E. Boice.

Birth: Feb. 16, 1867, Ohio.
Death: Nov. 2, 1942.

Parents: Bartlett Boice (1837 - 1912), Esther A. Boice (1844 - 1922).

Wife: Susan Boice (1867 - 1960).

Married 1894.

Children: Lucy E., Harry E., Raymond E.

Sibling: Sherman E. Boice (1867 - 1942), Robert O. Boice (1868 - 1944).

Burial: Spring Hill Cemetery, Spring Hill, Johnson County, Kansas.

Mr. Boice came to Miami County Kansas in 1872.  He settled in Ten Mile township,  He settled in the town of Bucyrus Kansas where  he made a living running a Hotel and livery.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Tont Lyon.

Tont Lyon.

Birth: 1872.
Death: 1961.

wife: Myrtle Lyon (1878 - 1962).

Burial: Vesper Cemetery, Lincoln County, Kansas.

In 1901 Mr. Lyon lived in Lincoln County, Kansas in the Township's of Marion and Beaver it the City of Lincoln Kansas. He   was the owner of White's Livery and Feed Stable.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

John Beaver.

John Beaver.

Birth: Jun. 5, 1845, Harmony, Butler County, Pennsylvania.
Death: Feb. 7, 1919, Jetmore, Hodgeman County, Kansas.

Parents: Adam Beaver (1823 - 1904), Margret Elizabeth Rice Beaver (1824 - 1874).

Wife: Amanda E. Friend Beaver (1844 - 1938).

Children: Kathryn Vera Beaver Patchen (1886 - 1924).

Siblings: John Beaver (1845 - 1919), Rebecca Beaver Kintigh (1846 - 1930), Frankie Beaver (1870 - 1873), Rhoda C. Beaver (1877 - 1888).

Burial: Fairmount Cemetery, Jetmore, Hodgeman County, Kansas.

Mr. Beaver came to Hodgeman County Kansas in 1885 and settled in Center township in the town of Jetmore. In 1907 he was listed as City Marshal and Justice of the Peace.  

Friday, February 5, 2016

George T Brown.

George T Brown.

Birth: 1863.
Death: 1942, Gove County, Kansas.

Wife: Elizabeth E Brown (1870 - 1965).

Children: Emmet H Brown (1891 - 1939), Leslie Lele Brown (1895 - 1967).

Burial:, Gove Cemetery, Gove, Gove County, Kansas.

Mr. Brown came to Gove County Kansas, settled in Gove township and lived in the town Gove, Kansas.  In 1907, he owned the Brown's Hotel and was a Dealer of General Merchandise. 

Thursday, February 4, 2016

John S. Hanway.

John S. Hanway.

Birth: November, 1834, Ohio.
Death: Unknown.

Wife's First Georgia A, Hanway ( 1859-1904)
Married 1889.

Second Helen M. Hanway ( 1838-1881 ).

Children: Delia, Mary S., Bernice, Lloyd Hanway.

Mr.  Hanway came to Franklin County Kansas in 1903 settled in Potawatomie township he lived in the town of Lane Kansas there he was Postmaster from 1897-1903.  He was also a Civil War Vet.

Author note.  A error was made he came to Franklin county before 1880.

Kansas Tenth Infantry CO. C.
John S. Hanway, Sergeant, Residence Mount Gilead, Enlisted July 24, 1861 , Mustered in same: Promoted First Lieutenant Company E, Third Indian Home Guards, July, 1862.


Tuesday, February 2, 2016

William M. Dory Jr.

William M. Dory Jr.

Birth: Aug. 22, 1856, New York.
Death: May 29, 1941, Grenola, Elk County, Kansas.

Married: Mar 17 1880 Howard, Elk Co. Kansas.

Wife: Emma Jane Weeks.

Children: William E., Roy H., Mary J., Harry A., Earl M. Dory

Parents: William M Dory Sr., Rhoda Anna Clark.

Burial: Green Lawn Cemetery, Grenola, Elk County, Kansas.

Mr. Dory came to Elk county Kansas in1870. Settled in Greenfield township, lived in the town of Grenola Kansas.  In the town of Grenola he was a Butcher, Farmer and Stock Raiser.  

Kyle Murray.

Kyle Murray.

Birth: Sep. 24, 1879.
Death: Jul. 29, 1935.

Parent: Mary E. Murray.

Children: Twins,Kyle, Charley Murray.

Burial: White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas.

Mr. Murray lived in Doniphan County Kansas, in the township of Union.  He lived in Denton Kansas.  In 1900 he was a Grocer and in 1902-1903, he was Postmaster of Denton, he was also a School Teacher.  His brother Charley w a s also Postmaster of Denton Kansas.