Monday, June 20, 2016

Lyle Kansas.

Lyle Kansas.
Lyle, a hamlet in Decatur county, is located on Sappa creek about 20 miles northeast of Oberlin, the county seat, and 8 miles north of Norcatur, the nearest railroad station and the post office from which it receives mail by rural route. The population in 1910 was 30.

Lyle post office open June 6, 1877, and close on  January1,1907. Lyle had one store and one other building but its not stated what it was.

The County Directory give only two names  who used the post office, but there had to be many more.  There names were;

Benjiman B. Bell, Farmer and Stock Raise, 140 acers, Section 28.

John A. Foley, Farmer and Stock Raise, 160 Aces, Section16.

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