Cherokee County Kansas Queries


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Queries Aug. 1996

Adam, Allen, Brady, Cook, Dawes, Dugan, Dugger, Glass, Grady, Harrigan, James, Kiker, Larimore, Marshall, McCormick, Meeker, Mitchell, Newton, O'Hara, Redding, Ross, Smith, Ward


Researching the MITCHELL and MEEKER families in Cherokee co. MITCHELL family was there from 1867 to 1950. MEEKER family from 1866 to 1953.
Grace E. Loyd
RR4, Box 207
Columbus, Kansas 66725


Researching the ALLEN family. In Cherokee co. since 1867. Contact:
Winona Allen Goedeke
20036 York Rd.
Oswego, KS 67356.

DUGGER, WARD Tom Ward Nov 1996
Researching the DUGGER and WARD families. They were in Cherokee co. by 1870 to the present.
Tom Ward
PO Box 77
Columbus, KS 66725

KIKER Carolyn Ward Nov 1996
Benjamin Franklin KIKER was born in Empire, Cherokee Co. KS in Nov 1899. His parents were Wm. Martin Luther KIKER and Cordelia Frances HOLLOWAY. Anything you have to share on this family would be appreciated.
Carolyn Ward
PO Box 77
Columbus, KS 66725

JAMES Carolyn Ward Nov 1996
Researching the JAMES family in Cherokee County. Walter Rutherford, b. 1852, and Lurana Rosella (DUNAWAY) JAMES, b. 1859 and their children were living in Cherokee Co. by 1893 when Lurana died, probably in childbirth. She is buried in Lone Elm Cemetery. Their daughter Treacy (1882-1895) was also buried in Lone Elm Cemetery. The family was in Colorado by 1904 when Walter died. Their children included: Mildred Louise b. 1880 in Linn Co. KS, Clarence Marion b. 1884 in Chase Co. KS, Myrtle S. (1886-1886) Chase Co. KS, Jennie Louella b. 1887, Gracie Ann b. 1889 in Chase Co. KS. Any information on this family would be appreciated.
Carolyn Ward, PO Box 77, Columbus, KS 66725

COOK, MARSHALL Jerri Fultz Fri, 30 Aug 1996 15:46:14 -0700
Subject: William Riley Marshall Family 1882
I would like to put a link to my Web pg on the above family who are in my database. They were Quakers from Grant Co. IN and were in your Co. for the birth of their first child, Bertie Marshall on 4-1-1882, also for Joseph G. Marshall 8-19-83, Claudius F. Marshall 2-5-1885 and were gone to MI in the year 1887. The wife of Wm. R. Marshall was Ruth Ellen Cook Marshall, also from Grant Co. IN.
My web pg address is:

DAWES, NEWTON Darwin Newton Wed, 28 Aug 1996 23:19:36 -0700
I'd very much appreciate the addition of the following surnames to the Cherokee County home page.
NEWTON from 1875 to 1893
DAWES from 1875 to ca 1890
Darwin Newton
101 Maple
Cambridge, KS 67023-9753

BRADY, GRADY, HARRIGAN, McCORMICK, O'HARA Maurice O'Grady Tue, 20 Aug 1996 17:06:51 -7000
GRADY 1880-1930
BRADY 1878-1950
HARRIGAN 1879-present
O'HARA 1880-present
McCORMICK 1878-1956
Maurice O'Grady
15774 S. Windy City Rd.
Mulino, OR 97042

REDDING Kay Phillips 09 Aug 1996 08:04:38 -0500
Searching the REDDING surname. My grandmother was born there in 1882. She had 3 older siblings, but I dont know where they were born(oldest 1872). They were living in MO. in 1885

DUGAN Deb McNelly Fri, 30 Aug 1996 23:26:17
I am looking for information on how to find the wife of my husbands gr gr gr grandfather. I have his will which states the names of his children but his wife was already deceased at the time he prepared his will. His name was Erastus Dugan born 1-16-1837 died 11-18-1927. The will was prepared by F.B. Dodds, Attorney, House Building, county of Cherokee, State of KS. It states Erastus was from Galena, KS. Is there any way to find info on his wife. She was not listed in his obit. either. He had nine children but no mention of his wife in the obit. I am not from the KS area and would appreciate greatly any help you can render. Thank you

LARIMORE Sherrie Boswell Tue Aug 20 1996
Samuel Larimore (b. W.V. 1816) living in Cherokee County with his son Timothy Larimore in 1900. Looking for death record, cemetary information for Samuel and Timothy Larimore.

ROSS, SMITH Ross Dellinger Sun Aug 11 1996
We are trying to learn all we can about my gggrandparents, James Melvin and Sarah Rebecca (SMITH) ROSS. According to our records Melvin died November 18, 1896 and Rebecca died August 6, 1895. They were both buried in Bird Cemetary in Pleasant View. Melvin had lived in Arcadia, Crawford Co. Any information about this couple would be valued.

ADAM, GLASS, REDDING Kay Phillips Wed Aug 7 1996
Jennie Florence REDDING, daughter of VINCENT GLASS REDDING, JR and MARY E.(nee ADAM) was born 19 MARCH 1882 in Galena, KS. Her siblings were: Edith Lillian; Henry Clyde; Maude B; Verda C., and Raymond REDDING. Looking to share info on any of these people.


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