Bourbon County Kansas Queries


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Queries Sept. - Oct. 1999

ALFERS, Bales, ?cemeteries (2), Colburn, Coleman, De Rossett, GANT, Hamilton, ?Hepler Cemetery, Hopper, Kealy, LIMBAUGH, Reno, Semler, Shell, SHERMAN, Wells

Topic: Census Information for William Semler
From: Lynn Michalke
Date: Sunday, October 31, 1999 01:05 PM

Is there any information in the 1925 census for William Semler, lived in Fort Scott, Kansas until deceased in 1982. If so, how can I obtain copy? Thanks for your help.
Lynn Michalke

Topic: Obituary for William Semler
From: Lynn Michalke
Date: Sunday, October 31, 1999 01:02 PM

Would like to obtain copy of obituary for William Semler, b. 03/28/1890; d. Jan/1982; lived in Fort Scott, Kansas. Had at least one child, Bertha. Lynn Michalke

Topic: Hepler Cemetery
From: Jack Bales
Date: Wednesday, October 27, 1999 01:37 PM

Is there a listing of grave sites available? Thanks
Jack Bales

From: Elaine Evans
Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2000 11:43 PM

Hepler is in Crawford Co, not Bourbon, 'n there is a cemetery listing for Crawford Co, KS. Suggest you contact the Girard Public Library for someone to help you. Girard is the county seat of Crawford.

Elaine Evans,

Topic: cemetaries
From: Teresa Willis
Date: Monday, October 25, 1999 02:29 PM

trying to locate cemeteries in and around Fort Scott...does anyone know what they are,,would appreciate...can't find anything on net....Thanks
Teresa Willis

Topic: Henry Maison Hopper
From: Teresa Willis
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 1999 10:31 PM

searching grandmothers roots,,,,lillian of her brothers was Henry,,,her fathers name was Louis Clark Hopper,,,from fort brother and i are both looking..if anyone has any info it would be a big help,,,,thanks
Teresa Willis

Topic: Kealy
From: Daniel Kealy
Date: Tuesday, October 12, 1999 12:50 AM

My Grandparents I am trying to locate any information on my father's parents. His mother died after childbirth in 1932. They owned a farm in Fort Scott and Dad attended a one room school house.

His father was Peter Kealy and my dad's name is John Harold Kealy. Please help me.

Thank you
Daniel Kealy

Date: Sunday, October 10, 1999 12:41 AM


Topic: Cemeteries in Fort Scott area!
From: Rose Mitcham
Date: Thursday, October 07, 1999 12:11 AM

Can anyone tell the Cemeteries in the area of Fort Scott, Kansas or Clarksbury,Kansas. I am looking for the Grave of Hester Messenger that died Dec. 20, 1895, she lived close to Fort Scott in the area Clarksbury, Kansas. Can anyone please share!
Rose Mitcham

Topic: reno family
From: Cathleen Gudino
Date: Monday, October 04, 1999 02:38 AM

I am interested in any information about (Reverend Joseph reno) (Marcus Reno) and (Elizabeth Reno Wilson)she is daughter of (Rev. Joseph Reno)wife of Christopher C. Wilson. and I know that she died in Bronson, Bourbon County, Kansas @1901. possible obituary, wills or biography would be most welcome, please contact, Thank you.
Cathleen Gudino

From: Cecelia Tartar
Date: Sunday, October 03, 1999 07:16 PM

Am looking for information about a couple who were married in Fort Scott about 1899 by the names of Adolph Bernard Alfers and Lenora Mary Sherman. Adolph's parents were Henry Alfers and Christina Johanna Koppers. Adolph died in 1940 in Axtell, Marshall County, Kansas

thanks for any help
Cecelia Tartar

Topic: Bales relatives
From: Jack Bales
Date: Friday, October 01, 1999 05:02 PM

In 1910 Nancy D Swank Bales passed in Bourbon Cty. I am trying to find any of her descendants. I have photo of a son, Curtis, with the photo shop being Dubbs in Ft. Scott

Topic: Wells
From: Barbara Wilford
Date: Friday, October 01, 1999 10:22 AM

Seeking information on Alvin Wells who died Jan.26 1877 while working on the banks of the Osage River.
Barbara Wilford

Topic: Colburn-Hamilton
From: Justin Colburn
Date: Tuesday, September 28, 1999 11:30 PM

Looking for info on this family. Mary Alice Hamilton lived in Ft. Scott. Paul Henry Colburn was born in NY, but moved west. He was enlisted in the Third Wisconsin Cavalry. Athe the time of his death in 1932 He left three sons, William P. Colburn of Ft. Worth, Texas; Frank R. Colburn of Minnesota, and Hiram Colburn of Owego, Ny.

(His daughter, Loudella Colburn Myers died in 1901, leaving 5 children to raise, including G. Pearl Myers Moore and Bessie Myers Peebles of Owego. His wife, Mary Alice, died in Owego in 1919.)
Justin Colburn

Topic: Christopher Shell
Date: Monday, September 20, 1999 10:02 PM

My gggrandfather Christopher Shell was in Ft. Scott in the late 1800's. My grandfather George Albert Shell was born 09 Nov 1869 in Ft. Scott, and two of his sisters are buried in a cemetery there. We are looking for any information that we can find on the family. When they arrived and what they did. Was the Ft. Scott paper in publication at that time? Christopher's brother Peter V. was in the 1st Kansas Calvary in 1861. We don't have any record of their father who was also named Christopher Shell. Thanks!!

Topic: De Rossett Family
From: ? please contact if you submitted this information

Date: Thursday, September 16, 1999 07:32 PM

Searching for the family and descendants of Loney (Alonzo) DE ROSSETT and his wife Anna Marie. Anna Marie, born about 1884 was the daughter of Elizabeth STRAIN WHITAKER, who died in Jasper Co., MO in 1932. Elizabeth came to Carthage, MO after the death of her second husband, Ephriam WHITAKER, in Clinton Co, OH. Trying to find De Rossett descendants, any and all help appreciated.

Topic: coleman
From: ? please contact if you submitted this information

Date: Monday, September 13, 1999 08:44 PM

Looking for information on James T. Coleman, wife:Jane Vance Coleman, children:William, Martha and Virginia Deane, moved to Kansas from Calloway County Kentucky after 1870.


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