Thursday, April 28, 2016

Anthony Joseph Walck,

Anthony Joseph Walck

Birth: Sep. 30, 1830, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany.
Death: Oct. 12, 1909, Cowley County, Kansas.

Parents: Andrew Walck (1794 - 1839), Catherine Kopf Werst (1799 - 1894).

Wife: Mary Anne Beaver Walck (1835 - 1893).

Children: Samuel Walck (1857 - 1925), Anna Maria Walck Winkley (1860 - 1932), Andrew Jackson Walck (1863 - 1940), Lavina Helena Walck Moore (1865 - 1953).

Siblings: John Walck (1819 - 1903), Anna Marie Walck Busch (1825 - 1890), Anthony Joseph Walck (1830 - 1909), Adam Walck (1834 - 1920), Andrew Ruben Walck (1837 - 1893), John A Werst (1840 - 1923).

Burial:, Red Bud Catholic Cemetery, Cowley County, Kansas.

Red Bud Kansas.

Red Bud Post office opened March 12, 1873 and closed September 30, 1910.

Redbud, a country post office in Maple township, Cowley county, is 15 miles northwest of Winfield, the county seat, and 5 miles north of Udall. the nearest shipping point. The population in 1910 was 10.

A. J. WALCK, farmer and stock-raiser, Section 22, P. O. Red Bud. Deserving of special mention among the representative citizens of the county is the subject of this sketch. Mr. W. came to Kansas, locating on present farm, in July, 1871. Has been very successful as a farmer, and has done much toward developing the interests of Maple Township. Has been identified officially, at present being District and Township Clerk. Mr. Walck is a native of Ohio; was born in Auglaize County, September 30, 1830.  Was reared in his native State.

He was an early settler of Fayette County, Iowa, which was his home for eleven years. In 1866, removed to Dent County, Mo., where he resided until coming to Cowley County, Kan., in July, 1871. His wife was formerly Miss Mary A. Beaver, of Pennsylvania. They have six children - John A., Samuel, Annie M., Andrew J., Lovina and Melvina. During the war, Mr. W. enlisted in Company E, Thirty-eighth Iowa Volunteer Infantry, serving six months; was discharged on account of disability.

Iowa 38th. infantry Co. A.

Walck, Anthony J. Age 31. Residence Fayette, nativity Ohio. Enlisted
Aug. 15, 1862. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Discharged for disability
Feb. 4, 1863, St. Louis, Mo.

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