Thursday, March 31, 2016

George H. Brown

George H. Brown.

Birth: 1871, Pennsylvania.
Death: Unknown.

Wife: Magretha  Brown.

Married 1893.

Children: George H. Brown.

Burial: Unknown.

Mr. Brown came Ellis County Kansas in 1876.  He settled in Big Creek township and lived in the town of Hays Kansas.  In 1905 he was working as a General  Blacksmith and did Horse Shoeing.

Tuesday, March 29, 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 in 1885. In 1905 he was the Rural Mail Carrier for Oberlin Kansas.

Monday, March 28, 2016

J. Leonard Blair.

J. Leonard Blair.

Birth: 1867. Death: 1947.

Wife: Emma J. Blair (1866 - 1910).

Second wife Mary J. Blair.

Children: Paul L. Blair.

Burial Englewood Cemetery, Englewood, Clark County, Kansas.

Mr. Blair was living in Englewood, Kansas in 1900, worked in a Livery.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Henry C. Bates.

Henry C. Bates.

Birth: Sep. 22, 1837, Dexter, Washtenaw County, Michigan.
Death: Aug. 22, 1920, Oakland County, Michigan.

Parents: Vrelon Bates (1805 - 1871), Eunice Wilhelm Bates (1818 - 1909).

Wife: Jennett C. Negus Bates (1849 - 1939).

Sibling: Henry C. Bates (1837 - 1920), Mary A. Bates (1847 - 1917).

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

H. C. BATES, farmer and stock raiser, Section 9, P. O. Augusta, is a native of Michigan, and was born in Washtenaw County, September 22, 1836; was educated and reared in his native State. Early in the war, he enlisted in the Fourth Michigan Infantry, Company K, in 1861, for three months; the first call. In 1863, he enlisted in the navy, being stationed at Erie, Pa., for a time, and afterwards in the Mississippi squadron, under Admiral Porter. He was married, in Michigan, to Miss Jennett Negus. In 1871, came to Franklin County, and in March, 1872, came to Butler County, being among the early settlers in the locality where he now resides.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Arthur Grumme.

Arthur Grumme.

Birth: 1870, Illinois.
Death: Dec. 30, 1943.

Wife: Elizabeth Rundle Grumme (1873 - 1920).

Children: Alfred, Earl Grumme.

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas.

Mr. Grumme came to Clay County Kansas in 1881.  He settled in section 14 of Clay Center township.  He was a farmer his farm was known as ( Walnut Ridge Farm ), his post office address was Clay Center, Kansas.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Charles Sheldon Bath.;

Charles Sheldon Bath.

Birth: 1856, Illinois.
Death: 1916.

Wife: Hattie B. Bath.
Married 1885.

Children: Earnest, Dilla, Jessie R. , Ella W, Theo R. Bath.

Burial: Buckeye Cemetery, Kanopolis, Ellsworth County, Kansas.

Mr. Bath lived in Kanopolis Kansas he made a liveing as a General Merchandise. He was also a Postmaster.