Cherokee County Kansas Queries


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Queries Feb. 1997

Adams, Armon, Armstrong, Bull, Coats (2), Cool, Crain, Davidson, Dean (2), Eddie (2), Fare, Fox (2), Hackney, Hamilton (2), Haner, Harvey, Hodson, Johnson, Jones, Lane, McClennahan (2), McGill, McGregor (2), Oary/Oray/Orey/Oury/Owry, Paradee (2), Patty (2), Pence, Pickering, Phillips, Pigg, Ralls, Rawles, Row, Shaw (2) (3) (4) (5), Smith, Springer, Tempy, Tetrick, Tindall, Trease, Webber (2) (3) (4), Weems (2)

CRAIN, HACKNEY Evelyn Williamson Sun Feb 9 07:10:20 1997
HACKNEY, David Beals, m. Oct. 20, 1889, Rural Hallowell, CHEROKEE CO., Kansas, to Mary Jane CRAIN. Need records of marriage as to where they were married. They lived in country north of Hallowell and were members of the Friendship Meeting. Interested in all information connecting to these two people.

PICKERING Wendy Jacobs Sat Feb 8 10:23:54 1997
PICKERING...wish to correspond with descendants who migrated from Greene CO., Kansas.
PICKERING, Jonathan,bNov.8,1793,Ge.Co,TN.,son of Benjamin. Can anyone tell me name/names of his wives? One grandson, Charles Lloyd,b1853,Ge.Co.,TN.,went to OKLA. & Cherokee CO.,KS. Would appreciate hearing from anyone who descends from this line, as I am working on Pickering book and need confirmations.

Am preparing a book on the Descendants of Dennis SPRINGER and would like to exchange information on these couples, all of whom live, and probably died in Cherokee Co.: Virgil and Viola ARMSTRONG, James Rodman ARMON and wife Martha, Shelby Charles JOHNSON and wife Mary Ellen, Thoms E. and Mary Gladyce JONES, Ranson and Mary Elizabeth PIGG, George A. and Virginia SMITH , J. Sheridan TINDALL and wife Allmira.

PARADEE, PATTY, SHAW John Schehrer Mon Feb 3 17:31:21 1997
Cherokee Co. Searching for descendants of Obed and Celia PATTY. They had children who lived at Galena, Ks as follows: John, who m. Lillie SHAW; Roy, who m. Jesse SHAW; Elmer, who m. Gertie PARADEE; Cora, who m. Harold PARADEE; and Tom, who m. Ola Phillips. There were other children. These families came to Galena near the turn of the century and some lived on Shaw Hill in eastern Galena, while others lived nearby. There were several people carrying the last name "PATTY" who lived in the Galena area up into the 1970s. I have a lot of information on these families and will trade for more.

DEAN, RAWLES, SHAW, WEBBER John Schehrer Mon Feb 3 17:18:37 1997
Cherokee County Lost! My gr. grandfather's sister, Augusta SHAW, who m. 1st to Henry WEBBER in 1890 at Galena, Kansas, and 2nd to Frank RAWLES in 1896 at Galena. Henry and Augusta had a daughter, Ethel, who m. Elmer DEAN. Augusta may have died early, but when and where is she buried? Record searches have been unproductive. Augusta Shaw is the daughter of George and Sarah SHAW. I will exchange info on this family and other Shaw families.

COATS, SHAW, WEBBER, WEEMS John Schehrer Mon Feb 3 17:01:17 1997
Cherokee Co., Kansas Searching for relatives or other researchers of the SHAW family who came to Galena, Kansas about 1888. George and Sarah SHAW came from Granby Mo. and settled on what became known as Shaw Hill in eastern Galena. Some of their children were: Andy SHAW; Will SHAW; James SHAW, who m. Mary V. WEEMS; Nancy J., who m. Anderson COATS; Augusta SHAW, who m. Henry WEBBER; and others. These families lived in the Galena area for many years and a few descendants still live in the area. I will exchange data with any interested parties.

BULL, COOL, HANER Forest Smith Sat Feb 1 19:53:12 1997
Would like to correspond with any descendents of John or Caroline F. (BULL) HANER, COOL or BULL families that were living in Cherokee County in the 1880's.


middrose@aol.comRosalie Middleton Sat Feb 1 19:45:22 1997
HAMILTON'S of CHEROKEE COUNTY. Interested in any information on Andrew HAMILTON and wife Jane FOX. Born Ireland 1808 them moved onto Scotland before coming to U.S. around 1867. Would like to know more about several of their children who lived in Weir, Columbus, Scammon and other nearby areas. Mary Jane McCLENNAHAN, Fanny EDDIE/MCGREGOR(husband one and two I think), Rev. Charles G HAMILTON of Scammon. Matthew, James and Stuart HAMILTON. Also a John McGILL who we believe is related. Any and all help appreciated. Email address


midcntr@aol.comRosalie Middleton Mon Feb 17 18:03:55 1997
Researching the Andrew HAMILTON(b.1808) family. He was married to Jane FOX. They had these children: William, Mary Jane (McCLENNAHAN),Fanny (EDDIE/McGREGOR),John Henry(of Columbus),Matthew,James,Stuart. William was my ggf who married Margaret DAVIDSON in Johnstone, Scotland 1856. This whole family came to the US around 1867 and settled in Cherokee County. Most stayed in the Weir area, William was involved in coal mining. William had these children: Janet, Katie, William, James, Stuart, Margaret, Sandy, Andrew, Daisy(my gm). I am interested in any and all descendents of this entire family. There was a Rev. Charles G HAMIMLTON of Scammon who married Daisy to Abe ROW in 1905. He also officiated at William's funeral in 1912. Would like to figure out how he ties in to this group. Any and all help appreciated.

FARE Donna L. Baze-Allred Fri Feb 14 11:49:57 1997
Cherokee County. Has anyone canvassed cemeteries in the county, particularly Crestline cemeteries? On GNIS I noticed there are at least two in Crestline. I am looking for the burial location of my gggrandfather, Henry FARE, or any FARE's in that area. Another name I'm looking for is George Washington FARE, and spouse Mary. Any help is very much appreciated. Thank you.

TREASE Janet Bryant Tue Feb 11 14:40:09 1997
Looking for info on William Simpson TREASE,(my ggrandfather) lived in Cherokee County in late 1800s. Also Charles Simspon TREASE (my grandfather), born in Cherokee County, died in Jasper Cty, MO in 1945. I know that William is buried at Fairview Cemetary in Joplin, Charles is at Osborne in Joplin. Where did they work? Live? Lifestyles? Appreciate your time. Thanks

ADAMS, PENCE Geoff Walden Tue Feb 11 06:51:15 1997
PENCE - David Nelson PENCE, born IL, 9/30/1840. Civil War - 62nd IL Inf. Married Melissa ADAMS in IL. In Cherokee Co., KS, census, 1880-1900. When did he die, and where is he buried?

OARY, ORAY, OREY, OURY, OWRY John and Starlene Oary Wed Feb 19 08:32:19 1997
OREY, OURY, OWRY, OARY, ORAY, Adam, William, John, S. Arminta, Catherine, George, Lucina, and James. Adam and part of his family was in the 1875 census Cherokee Co. Lyon TWP. Adam at this time was 65 yrs. his wife Mary was 51. Adam was born in Pa. around 1810. Moved to Il. in 1842 Jasper Co. ABT. 1869 bought land from Government in Neosho Co. Kansas sold it and moved to Mo. then back to Kansas. Need to know where he and his wife died and who children married and where did they go. I will share information George OREY and wife Mary (son of Adam) what is Mary's last name and did they have children?

HARVEY, HODSON Michael Markovits Wed Feb 19 07:02:11 1997
Am looking for information about the Newby HODSON family of Cherokee County in the 1860s. Children were Elam, Jane or Jennie, and Eleazer(my great-grand father). They supposedly bought the Shugart farm. Jennie married David HARVEY, son of Jessie or Silas HARVEY. All were members of the Cherokee County Friends Meeting. We had alot of the meeting records but they were destroyed in Hurricane Frederick 1979. Any information would be helpfull.

PARADEE, PATTY, PHILLIPS, SHAW John Schehrer Thu, 13 Feb 1997 14:56:06 -0800
Searching for relatives of Obed and Celia PATTY who came to Galena, Cherokee Co., Ks with their children about 1910 and settled on Shaw Hill in east Galena. Some of their children were Bill PATTY, who m. Myrtle; Tom PATTY, who m. Ola PHILLIPS; John PATTY, who m. Lillie SHAW; Roy PATTY; Elmer PATTY, who m. Gertie PARADEE; and Cora, who m. Harold PARADEE. There are more children. These people lived in the Galena area for years but are now mostly deceased or their children are elsewhere. I have lots of info on these people and will exchange with others.
John Schehrer, Joplin MO

DEAN, RALLS, SHAW, WEBBER John Schehrer Thu, 13 Feb 1997 14:56:06 -0800
Searching for information on Augusta SHAW, who is my great grandfather's sister. She came to Galena, Cherokee Co., Kansas with her parents, George and Sarah SHAW, about 1888. Augusta SHAW m. Henry Webber in 1890 at Galena and they had a daughter, Ethel. Later, Augusta m. Frank RALLS. Ethel WEBBER m. Elmer DEAN and they had several children including Buck DEAN and Herman DEAN. I would like to find out what happened to Augusta WEBBER. She had died or moved from Galena by 1910, but the DEANS were living at Galena up until their deaths a few years ago. Anybody know what happened to Augusta?
John Schehrer, Joplin MO

COATS, LANE, SHAW, TEMPY, WEBBER, WEEMS John Schehrer Thu, 13 Feb 1997 14:56:06 -0800
I will exchange information with individuals having information on the family of George and Sarah SHAW who came to Cherokee County, Ks about 1886 and settled at Galena. Some of the children were Will SHAW, who m. TEMPY; Nancy SHAW, who m. Anderson COATS; James A. SHAW, who m. Mary V. WEEMS; Andy SHAW, who m. Jane LANE; Augusta SHAW, who m. Henry WEBBER; and several more children. Most of the men worked in the mines and some of the families lived on Shaw Hill in east Galena.
John Schehrer, Joplin MO

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