Date: Sat, 03 Jan 1998 01:53:04 -0600
From: Robert Bell rlbell@flash.net

I am seeking information with regards to Frank R POPPLETON and his wife, Ann Eliza GRAHAM. Frank was burried in Osage City on 8 June 1912 and Ann died in Osage City on 11 Oct 1879. As far as I can tell they had 3 children in Osage City. Any help with information on these individuals or their parents would be greatly appreciated. Please contact me as follows

Robert Bell
1342 Harmony Cir
Weatherford Tx. 76087

Date: Tue, 06 Jan 1998 22:28:24
From: John A. Nicholas stnick@aol.com

I am looking for information regarding James and Sarah A. IVEY ROBERTS. They are listed in Agency Twp. in 1875. James b. ca 1839 in Sangamon co. ILL. son of Henry and Barbara BOSLER ROBERTS. I believe I have some direct descendants and all of James siblings and descendants.

Thu, 22 Jan 1998 23:01:35
Richard L. Jones mailto:Ninerider@worldnet.att.net

Looking for info on Bertha Plettner who married Samuel Asbury Snow prior to 1910. Betha had a sister named Lizzie.

Mon, 26 Jan 1998 08:18:54
Bonnie Warner mailto:ptc105@placertitle.com

Looking for information on John WARNER and wife Elizabeth BURDY. They settled in Johnson County KS sometime before 1863. Shortly after the birth of son Albert S. WARNER in 1863 they moved to Osage Co., where I suspect they remained until death. Other children include John and William. Albert WARNER married Annie Bell RONEY April 7, 1886. Any information appreciated.

Bonnie Warner

Thu, 29 Jan 1998 20:07:28
Ann Schwab rogschwab@midlink.com
COOK. Searching for COOK family members descended from Julius W. (Wilcher?) COOK, who moved to Kansas about 1884 and worked in the coal mines of Osage County. Julius W. COOK married in Kansas & had at least 6 children. Julius W. Cook died in KS after 1929. NC COOK relatives hope to find COOK descendants and share NC COOK history which dates from the 1700s!

Thu, 29 Jan 1998 10:23:19
Marty MartyBa@aol.com

Lived in or near Burlingame in the mid to late 1800's. given name is Hiram A., md Louise Ferguson also from Burlingame.

Fri, 30 Jan 1998 00:47:07
Carol Frank Carole4790@aol.com

Looking for information on the fam. of Henry DENNIS b. June 1844 in OH, married Maggie BRAY in 1867 in IL. The family is listed in OSAGE CO. on the 1880 census. Their children include 3 born in KS -- Ona b. 1878, Charles b. 1874, and Aldyth b. 1877. Other children, born in IL & OH, include Ethel E., Edwin Clay, Walter, and Inez Mae. A brother, Cassius DENNIS, was living in Shawnee Co. about that time. Any info. would be appreciated.

Sat, 31 Jan 1998 13:36:42
Mary Green jmdngreen@nctc.net

I am looking for information on my Great-Grandmother's family. Her name: Olive Augusta ALLEN. She was born in Osage City, KS Aug. 29, 1884. Would like any information on her parents or siblings if possible. Thank-you

Thu, 5 Mar 1998 17:56:32
Dell Pendergrast DPENDERG@aol.com

I am looking for information about my maternal grandfather's family. His father SIMON FRAZIER is listed in 1900 census as resident of Osage County with his wife, Susan, and four children: Julius (my grandfather), Lester, Ruth, and Hazel. Simon was born in Indiana in April 1857, but I do not know when he moved to Kansas and when he died.

Fri, 27 Mar 1998 21:27:41
James A. Verett jverett@redshift.com

Would like to share information with anyone interested in the FENOGLIO, VERETTO, GADDO, REANO, PERONA, BUFFO, BERTA and other northern Italians from the Turino province of the Piedmonte region. Many came to the Will and Grundy Co IL coalfields in the late 1870s and early 1880s. When the mines closed, many came to work in the coalfields of Osage Co KS and lived there in the 1890s and early 1900s. Many then moved to the mines of Pittsburg and Coal Co OK. My ancestors then moved to Montague Co TX and became farmers. These families intermarried and traveled together from place to place. I have a database on each surname and am trying to link the name together by kinship.
Jay Verett
6 Wyndemere Vale
Monterey, CA 93940-5811

Sun, 29 Mar 1998 21:11:16
Dennis LaPine lapine@myhome.net

William M. Humphreys married Jennette Jones, Osage City, Kansas 1875. I have a copy of their marriage certificate. They both were born in Wales. I am looking for any information, as this is all I know about them. Do you have or can you tell me where I can find out more. Thank you for your time.

Wed, 01 Apr 1998 22:11:40
Carol McCoy CJMcCoy@prodigy.net

My grgrandfather Arthur HARRISON (b.1853) emigrated from Yorkshire, UK with his oldest son Ezra about 1885. My grgrandmother, Jane Ann (b.1853, nee ARMITAGE) HARRISON and three children, Albert, Emma and Lillie joined them within the next year. Five children were born in the states: Mary, my grandfather Fred, Arthur Jr., Lucy, and Robert. Many years ago, my great aunt Mary told me she was born in 1886 in Scranton, KS, evidently where the family first settled. They later moved to Richmond, MO and St. Joseph, MO. My grgrandfather was a coal miner, and until I read other queries for Osage county, I did not realize there were coal fields in this area. I would appreciate any information anyone can provide about my HARRISON lineage and/or Scranton, KS. Carol Harrison McCoy - CJMcCoy@prodigy.net

Thu, 09 Apr 1998 06:55:35
Karen Adams angel@adcomsys.net

EDMONSTON, Osage County, Eve/Eva b. 3-1879 married to Andrew Adams b. May 1875, lived in Nelvera TWP on a farm. Need info on Eve's father also, J. V. Edmonston or her mother, which I have no name for. Thanks so much, Karen Adams, Seattle Wa angel@adcomsys.net

Sun, 12 Apr 1998 18:25:16
Joyce Peterson bruiser@sonetcom.com

Interested in the surname of HOBBS, ROSE, CLARK, and SIPES. From the 1800's to now. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Joyce Peterson

Sun, 12 Apr 1998 21:24:32
Mitchum Family kbjkm.mitchum@ellinwood.com

We are specifically interested in contacting any descendants of the French families who settled in Osage County and Osage City. A large percentage of these families immigrated from the departments of Gard and Ardeche in southern France. Some came directly to Kansas, while another large group first settled in Nova Scotia (especially around Stellarton). We have a very basic web page started at http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Flats/2274/. Although it is simple now, we hope to load our database of over 1500 of these French, their parents and their descendants, as time permits. These families intermarried alot, in addition to coming from many of the same areas.

The initial names we are interested in are COLLIN, DARBOUSSET, ROUVIERE, PLANCHETT, and TROUSSIER, but any descendants of the Osage County French are sought. We are willing to share what we have.
Kathy Mitchum

Author: Lorene Fort
Subject: CLINE
Date: 04/23/1998
Email: fort@paola-online.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query: CLINE family. Lewis H. CLINE (b. Apr. 1860 in IN) married Mary Etna WALTRIP 12 Aug. 1897 in Melvern, Osage Co, KS. Lewis had been married before and had two children: Mabel E. and Lewis Earl CLINE. Does anyone know anything about this family. We will trade info.

Author: Lorene Fort
Subject: RE: CLINE
Date: 10/06/1998
Email: fort@paola-online.net
Mailing address (optional):
31439 Santa Fe Road
Paola, Kansas 66071

Query: Searching for James T. CLINE (possibly a Baptist minister) between 1870-1900 in Osage County, Kansas. James T. CLINE is the father of Lewis H. CLINE/CLYNE. Can anyone help us?

Author: Jama Richardson
Date: 05/01/1998
Email: jjrichardson@worldnet.att.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query: I am searching for any information concerning the family of William and Jane/Jean TEMPLETON. They came to Osage Co, Ks about 1881 and left about 1891. They had 5 children born in Kansas: Peter, James, David, Mary, and Jeanette. I understand they may be related to BURT or WALLACE families. They were all orginally from Scotland. Would appreciate ANY information about this family.

Author: Larry D. Conkle
Subject: Mary Ann B. Crider
Date: 05/13/1998
Email: LConkle363@aol.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Looking for Death Record for Mary Ann B. Crider married to Isaac Conkle b: March 6 1846, d: March 20, 1886 in Melvern, Osage County, KS. Any info on this person, my g Grand-mother, would be appreciated.

Author: Connie Gibbar
Subject: Washington of Burlingame,Osage County,Kansas
Date: 05/13/1998
Email: cbrooks@ldd.net
Mailing address (optional):476 PCR 716 Perryville,Mo. 63775

Query: Am looking for information on my great great grandparents James & Harriett Washington. James was born April 01,1850 in Cheshire, England, and came to Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas in 1885. They had 12 children, Sarah, Thomas, William (my great grandfather), Emily, Mary, Anna, Martha, Nellie George (run over by a train in Osage County April 29,1910), Ada, and twins Artie and Arthur. Several are buried in Burlingame, Kansas. If you have any info are documents on any of these,please contact me.

Author: Janet Baskerville
Date: 05/18/1998
Email: cbrooks@ldd.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query: COUGHLIN family came to Kansas from Maryland about 1870. Lived in Peterton. John Coughlin County Commissioner. My great grandmother Kate Coughlin married Michael O'HARA about 1880, in Catholic Church Osage City. Her sister Mary Ellen married THOMPSON. Sister Annie married GRAHAM. Great great grandmother BARBARA GODDING born in Wales came to Osage Co. about 1878/79.

Author: Jennifer Ohmes
Subject: JONES, William George
Date: 05/20/1998
Email: johmes@pld.com
Mailing address (optional):2409 Howell Dodge City, KS 67801

Query:William George JONES b. 18 June 1853(4) at Penrhol, Cwmdu, Crickhowell, Breconshire, South Wales d. 12-26-1934 in Kansas married 18 July 1880 Jane GEORGE b. 27 Nov 1856 at Craftyronnen, Llananno, Radnorshire, Wales d. 10-5-1937 in Kansas. To this union were born:

1. William John, b. 13 July 1881at Cwmdu, Breconshire, South Wales d.12-23-1959 m. Myrtle MOORE b. 7-26-1885 d. 10-26-1966

2. Margaret Jane, b. 21 May 1883 at Cwmdu, Breconshire, South Wales d. 1-17-1974, Wichita, KS m. John Albert UMDENSTOCK b. 1870 d. 1925

3. Rachel Anna, b. 21 May 1883 at Cwmdu, Breconshire, South Wales d. 3-7-1918, Reading, KS married June 5, 1901 in Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas Jay O. PEET b. 3-14-1877 d. 2-24-1945

4. David G., b. 5 Dec 1884 in Kansas d. 12-25-1963 m. Nellie M. SANDERSON b. 2-16-1886 d. 10-1-1970

5. Evan B., b.16 Dec 1885 in Kansas d. 8-1-1968 m. Ida Mae LARSON b. 4-8-1889 d. 10-14-1956

6. Priscilla "Carrie", b. 5 Jan 1887 in Kansas d. 1-1972 m. Harry LAWRENCE b. ? d. ?

7. Arthur A., b. 3 April 1888 in Kansas d. 9-30-1975 m. Bertha A. ROSENE b. 2-23-1890 d. 9-16-1984

8. Charles G., b. 13 April 1890 in Kansas d. 3-3-1976 m. Minnie B. ROSENE b. 9-7-1892 d. 10-8-1970

I believe this family probably left Wales sometime in early 1884; with Jane possibly being pregnant at the time as David was born in Dec of 1884 in Kansas. I have no idea as to what port the family left from nor which they came to upon arrival in the US. The family settled in Arvonia, Osage County, Kansas and later moved to Lebo, Coffee County, Kansas about 1909.

Author: Linda Eastwood
Subject: Sipult
Date: 05/22/1998
Email: lindae@futureone.com
Mailing address (optional): P O Box 3143, Wickenburg AZ 85358

Query: Looking for info on Sipult or McMahan families in Osage Co. . Any info appreciated

Author: Linda Eastwood
Subject: McMahan
Date: 05/22/1998
Email: lindae@futureone.com
Mailing address (optional): P O Box 3143 Wickeburg, AZ 85358

Query: Am looking for information on the Sipult or McMahan families of Osage co. Any info appreciated.

Author: Bridget O'Bryan
Subject: O'BRYAN - ROWE
Date: 05/23/1998
Email: naturedr@pacbell.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Looking for relatives of Wm. Sidney O'BRYAN and Angeline "Annie" ROWE married 6 Nov 1880 in Scranton, Osage Co. Annie was born in Cornwall, England 16 Jun 1858 and came to KS with parents via NJ and PA. Dau. of James ROWE and Hanna MAGER. Wm. was born Washington Co., KY 8 Sep 1850, son of Edward P. O'BRYAN and Harriet LANHAM.

Author: Cindy Beaudean
Subject: Asa Abney
Date: 06/02/1998
Email: cbeaudean@codenet.net
Mailing address (optional): 2625 Montebello Drive West, Colorado Springs, Co 80918

Query: My Great Grandmother was Mattie Bell Abney Halpin...She was the daughter of Asa Abney of Osage...her mother was Nancy... she has sisters...Cynthia who married Charlie Dorr, and Sarah or Sally who married a McConnell... her brothers were Ralph and Edgar. Any information on Asa, Cynthia, Sarah and the rest would be greatly appreciated. Thank you...

Author: Cindy Beaudean
Subject: William Halpin
Date: 06/02/1998
Email: cbeaudean@codenet.net
Mailing address (optional): 2625 Montebello Drive West, Colorado Springs, Co 80918

Query: My Grandfather Arthur Abney Halpin was born in Osage in 1900, his father was Marion Frances, his father was William Dennis Halpin...I would like to learn more about their time in Osage...My GGGrandmother was Matilda Jane Sanders Halpin who served as a midwife after William's death...she moved to Montana in 1913. Any information would be greatly appreciated...Thank you...Cindy Beaudean

Author: Connie Gibbar
Subject: Meggison
Date: 06/07/1998
Email: cbrooks@ldd.net
Mailing address (optional): 476 PCR 716, Perryville, Missouri 63775

Query: Am searching for information and relatives of my gg grandfather William Valentine Meggison of Burlingame,Osage County.

Author: Sharon King
Subject: WATSON
Date: 06/17/1998
Email: sking@ccsi.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: My great grandfather, Robert Marion Watson and his wife, Charlotte White Watson, were said, in his obituatry (1922, Alva OK), to have moved to Osage County Kansas in 1865. They were from Kokomo Indiana. Robert was born in Darke County Ohio in 1839. He joined the 12th Indiana Infantry, Co. B. in 1861, was mustered out in June 1862, and married Charlotte in 1863. They apparently lived in Osage County from 1865 until 1895. Charlotte died in 1893. Their children were Charles J., Ollie M., Mariam, and Robert Lee Watson. Robert moved to Holly Colorado with the children in 1885 and then in 1893 settled the Oklahoma Cherokee outlet, establishing a farm in M or Woods county, near Alva. The only thing is, the obitutary says that Osage County was :in tthe immediate neigborhood of the Indian Territory border", which it does not seem to be. I cannot find reference to the family in the Osage material on the web.

Author: James M. Orr
Subject: WELLES
Date: 06/23/1998
Email: jorr@unixg.ubc.ca
Mailing address (optional):

Query: I am looking for information about William Dudley Welles who married Mary Keplinger in Michigan Valley, Osage County, on Oct 11, 1882. They had a daughter, Lucy born in Quenemo on Oct 27, 1884.

Author: Connie Gibbar
Subject: Hotchkiss
Date: 06/24/1998
Email: cbrooks@ldd.net
Mailing address (optional): 476 PCR 716 Perryville,Mo. 63775

Query: Am looking for relatives and info on Nellie (Washington) Hotchkiss born: June 6,1889 in Burlingame,Osage County,Kansas.She died: Nov.23,1977. She married Edward Hotchkiss Dec.6,1905 in Burlingame. They had 8 children:Neal,Harriet(Ellis),Christine (Arnold),Olive (Anstaett),James,Virgene(Gaines),Maxine (Adams),Anita(Steel) & Ester (Denny). After Edward Hotchkiss died, Nellie married Leroy Griffin,he died and she married Grandville Griffin.

Author: Carolyn Rogers
Subject: Pierpoint
Date: 06/30/1998
Email: jfleming@1st.net
Mailing address (optional): 33528 Holloway Rd Flushing Ohio 43977-9620

Query: Looking for information on Coulson and Pierpoint families that lived in Barclay late 1800's early 1900's. Eli Pierpoint married Abigail Coulson they lived in Morgan Co Ohio in 1871. I have alot of information on various Coulsons and Pierpoints that I will share.

Author: Carolyn Rogers
Subject: Coulson
Date: 06/30/1998
Email: jfleming@1st.net
Mailing address (optional): 33528 Holloway Rd Flushing, Ohio 43977-9620

Query: Need information on Abigail (Coulson) and Eli Pierpoint. Lived in Morgan Co Ohio in 1871 and moved to Barclay Osage Co Ks Have lots of information on various Coulson and will be glad to help anyone looking for Coulsons and related families.

Author: Pamela GATES HARTMAN
Date: 07/02/1998
Email: blckwolf@execpc.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Would appreciate any info on any GOUGH, STEWART or SMART families. Will reciprocate. Thanks-Pamela in WI

Author: Joann Shelman
Subject: Gahm
Date: 07/05/1998
Email: Joann@hpnc.com
Mailing address (optional): P.O. Box 623, Venus, Texas 76084

Query: Looking for anyone related to or knowing about any Gahm's. I know there are three Gahm's buried in Overbrooke cemetery. Please help me with obitituries or history of them. Also know two of the brothers owned and operated a bakery in Overbrooke. Would also like info on this. I am looking for anyone related to the family of ADAM GAHM. He was a father of nine children and was a traveling preacherman and it has really been hard tracing him and his family. The youngest child is or was my grandmother. Thanks for any and all help. Joann@hpnc.com

Author: Wendi Bevitt
Subject: PARRISH/WAGNER 1890s-1929
Date: 07/06/1998
Email: bevo@ruralnet1.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: I am searching for info regarding John "Jack" Parrish b.ca. 1845 and his wife Rose Wagner Volle b. 1867 (dau. of John and Susannah Wagner). They were married presumably in Osage Co. John and Rose had several children one of which was James H. born 1903. John died in Burlingame in 1929. Any info. anyone could offer would be much appreciated. Thank you. John died in Burlingame

Author: Bonnie Glass-Coffin
Subject: GLASS
Date: 07/08/1998
Email: glasscob@cc.usu.edu
Mailing address (optional): Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322-0730

Query: I am looking for information about my great grandfather George Glass. He may have been born in 1854 in Osage County and was definitely married in 1876 in Osage County to Ella Stoolfire. They had two surviving children, David and Florence. I am particularly interested in parentage/and immigration history. In exchange for any info you can provide, I'd be happy to provide pedigree information for side of the family descended from his son David. Thanks in advance.

Author: Robert I. Doom
Subject: Doom
Date: 07/09/1998
Email: doom@inlink.com
Mailing address (optional): 265 Wren Drive Florissant, MO 63031

Query: Interested in any information on the H. I. Doom Family that came to Osage (and maybe later other Kansas counties) County from Livingston County, KY after the Civil War. I have an almost "sickening" amount of information on the various branches of the Doom family throughout the world that I can share with one of H. I. Doom's descendants, if interested.

Author: H. M. Manley
Subject: MCGIE
Date: 07/10/1998
Email: HMM789@AOL.COM
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Seeking any information on MCGIE. WILLIAM WALLACE MCGIE b: 6/13/1876 Trempealeau, WI. Died 1/6/1946 Leavenworth, Ks. Married ANNA MARIE CHRISTESEN 3/25/1901 in LYNDON, OSAGE COL, KS. May have moved to Neosho County. Any information on the MCGIE family in Osage will be appreciated

Author: Lilla A. Giblin
Subject: McMillan
Date: 07/28/1998
Email: lilla@alltel.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query : am looking for a sister to my son's ancester. Sarah E. McMillan born in Osage County, KS in 1879. Single. Died in Fall River, MA 1951. Daughter of Dennis McMillan and Isabella Nichola McDonald, both probably born in Scotland.

Author: Cyndi Pratt
Subject: MILLER
Date: 08/04/1998
Email: cyndipratt@hotmail.com
Mailing address (optional): 1503 S.R. 57 S. Washington, IN 47501

Query: Grandmother Agnes Isabel MILLER was born in Osage Co. in 1894. Her parents were Henry H MILLER and Cecelia N. SLATER. Would like any info concerning these names. Thanks

Author: Dennis La Pine
Date: 08/06/1998
Email: lapine@myhome.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Looking for ANY information on a MARY E. HUMPHREYS, b. 1876 OSAGE CITY, KS. Her parents were WILLIAM and JENNETTE HUMPHREYS, who was both from WALES. She had two brothers, Richard b. 1879, JOSEPH b. 1881, one sister, EVA J. b. 1884. Lived for a time, legal description Lot 5, Block 64, OSAGE CITY, I believe today this is known as LORD Street! Have not been able to find the mother JENNETTE at this point after a great deal of research? House and property was sold in 1889 to a JOHN R. JONES, then house and property deeded to a ROBERT W. JONES, November 1, 1892. Mary's mother Jennette shows in the 1880 census, that she had lost a leg? It's apparent that they moved, but where? Could not have been far as payments on the house and land was coming in. If ANYONE is interestred I have a timeline done from 1875 to 1892. I would be more than happy to send a copy via e-mail! ANY information in these regards would be appreciated. Thank you.

Author: Michelle Moore & Marla Kealy
Subject: Bayless,Larry "Gregg"
Date: 08/06/1998
Email: mmoorer102@aol.com
Mailing address (optional): P.O.Box 1123, Wichita,Ks. 67201 (316)263-5791 or (316) 263-1955

Query: We are looking for any info about Larry Gregg Bayless DOB 8-11-67 Married to Lois, Both from Osage Co. Lois from Pomona- Gregg from Carbondale & Queneno. Please Help us, we just want to find our brother.

Author: Wanda Dyer
Subject: Barnes
Date: 08/07/1998
Email: wldyer@ctos.com
Mailing address (optional): 22789 Washington Ave. Orchard, Co 80649

Query: My grandmother Rosetta Barnes listed her birth address on my fathers birth certific as RFD Osage County Kansas. She had brothers Arthur, Ardold, Edward maybe more. She was the only girl. She made the land run in Oklahoma when the strip was opened. I have very little to go on. Please help.

Author: cbush82566@aol.com
Subject: STICE
Date: 08/09/1998
Email: cbush82566@aol.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Looking for information about Phillip STICE b Sep 1846 in KY listed in the 1880 census of Osage County KS. Wife is believed to have been Margaret ____ with children to include Daisy, Pembrook, Edna James, Orva, and Jesse. Any information on this family would be appreciated.

Author: Adrienne Gallagher
Subject: Johnson/Troudner
Date: 08/11/1998
Email: gallag@bellatlantic.net
Mailing address (optional): Adrienne Gallagher, 62 Schiller Ave., Narberth PA 19072

Query: ISO information about the following. Im willing to exchange! Emma Johnson--b. Wilmington Ohio, 1/4/1852, d. unknown. She married George A. Troudner (b. Cincinnati Ohio, 4/15/1847) 12/24/1874 in Topeka Kansas. Last known address (1900) was Troudner Heights, Rural Route No. 1, Carbondale Kansas. George enlisted 1862 in Battery C 1st WV Artillery, USA, served 3 years in 18 engagements. He was a farmer and stockman, and was one of the founders of Alliance Co-operative Insurance Company, and its president in 1899. She was Vice-president of Kansas Farmers Alliance 1896-9, and vice-president of Kansas Equal Suffrage Association in 1899. They had one son, Clarence Lloyd, b. Topeka Kansas, 9/25/1875.

Author: Gayle Moulden
Subject: Ward
Date: 08/20/1998
Email: jmoulden@mail.holton.k12.ks.us
Mailing address (optional):

Query: I am looking for information on the WARD family who lived in Osage City, Osage County, Kansas in the mid-late 1800's. MARY EDITH WARD (1863?-1908?)(married to Bonapart Slack and then to William Simmons;) and her brothers FRANK WARD (Osage City Marshall, married to Alice and their children Nellie and Harry), JOHN WARD, HARRY WARD (married to Augusta), ABE WARD (married to Leola), WILL WARD (daughter Iola Lehman, gchildren Mina, Raymond). I believe her mothers name was Mary Anna Ward. Her second oldest child was William Henry Hollenbeck (10/24/1889 - 12/14/1962) born in Topeka.

Author: Cathi Stephens
Subject: Thornbrugh
Date: 08/22/1998
Email: artcathistep@earthlink.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Researching 3 THORNBRUGH brother's who settled in Agency Twp., Quenemo, Osage Co., KS by 1880. Alfred L. b. abt. 1835 Greene Co., MO - Lemuel Newton b. abt. 1838 Ark. - Francis "Frank" Marion b. 1855 Knox Co., IL. Their 4th brother, Joseph Jasper b. 14 June 1852 IA remained behind in Bates Co., MO when the other 3 moved to Osage Co., KS. All four were the son's of William THORNBRUGH (1815 IN - 1867 Bates Co, MO) and Sarah EVANS (1818 NC - 1873 Bates Co, MO). Alfred L., m. Missouri SWINK 24 June 1866 Franklin Co., KS, d. 16 March 1884 Quenemo, dau.Isabelle, Dora Alice, and Sarah Etta. Lemuel Newton m. Mary Jane COLLETT 29 Dec 1859 Franklin Co., KS, d. ? - last known on 1885 census Quenemo, may have m. #2 Julia HARTZ/HASTINGS 1886 Franklin Co., KS - wife Mary Jane COLLETT THORNBRUGH d. 17 Nov 1882 Quenemo leaving 7 children. Francis "Frank" Marion m. Olive STINNETT 4 Dec 1874 Bates Co., MO - d. aft. June 1898 in ? Barton Co., MO, wife Olive b. 7 April 1858 - d. 7 Jan 1928 Quenemo. Joseph Jasper m. 31 unknown, m. #2 Catherine E. MARLIN abt. 1878 Bates Co., MO - d. 5 Jan 1915 OK. Seeking descendants, information... ? what happened to my gg grandfather - Lemuel Newton Thornbrugh?

Author: Cathi Stephens
Subject: RE: Collett
Date: 08/22/1998
Email: artcathistep@earthlink.net
Mailing address (optional):

Seeking information and/or descendants of Henry COLLETT and (?) Perlexy/Phoebe GERARD married 3 Sept 1840 Platte Co., MO - children; Thomas b. abt. 1840 MO, Mary Jane b. 13 Sept 1842 MO, m. Lemuel Newton THORNBRUGH in Franklin Co., KS, d. 17 Nov 1882 Quenemo, Osage Co., KS, buried Oak Hill Cemetery, mother of 7 children, Isom b. abt. 1845 MO, Enoch b. 1847 MO - d. 1936 Osage Co., KS, buried Oak Hill Cemetery - did he m. Gertrude _____ b. 1847, d. 1929 Osage Co., marker near Enoch in Oak Hill Cemetery, and Nancy b. abt. 1848 MO. This family may have some connection with John CURTIS of Franklin Co., KS.. 1855 census Dist. 1, pg. 41 the COLLETT children appear to be living in his home, an attorney... later a Judge in Franklin Co., KS? Did Perlexy/Phoebe (Gerard) COLLETT m. John CURTIS? There is a grave marker in Oak Hill Cemetery, Quenemo, for a Phoebe CURTIS/COLLETT, b. 9 July 1821, d. 1 Oct. 1911.

Author: Audrey Smith-Grey
Subject: MARTIN
Date: 09/01/1998
Email: Max1870@aol.com
Mailing address (optional): 18700 South Oakwood Avenue, Country Club Hills, Illinois 60478

Query: I am looking for any information or suggestions on how to locate a niece of my great-grandmother who lived in Osage City, Kansas in October 1948. The only information I have is her name Mrs. Katie Martin. Any information or suggestions on where to look for information would be greatly appreciated.

Author: H.M.Wassom
Subject: Fauchier
Date: 09/01/1998
Email: pagriff@hit.net
Mailing address (optional): 1405 Pfister Drive Coffeyville, Ks 67337

Query: Looking for descendants of, or information on Henry W fauchier b Nov 1835 Parke Co, IN d Jun 9, 1918; m Oct 1858 Sarah Whiteker; m Aug 1864 Nancy cobb b Jan 1837 IN; known children Mary B b ca 1861 IN; John H b ca 1867 IN; Emma (Fitch) b ca 1869 IN; Cora b ca 1871 KS;Jenny L (Powell) b ca 1873 KS; Ellen b ca 1875 KS; Alvin A b Jun 1877 m Nellie M b May 1881 email pagriff@hit.net Mailing address 1405 Pfister Drive Coffeyville Ks 67337

Author: HMWassom
Subject: RE: Fauchier
Date: 09/01/1998
Email: pagriff@hit.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Query for HENRY W FAUCHIER is for Osage Co, Ks

Author: HM Wassom
Subject: Fauchier
Date: 09/01/1998
Email: pagriff@hit.net
Mailing address (optional): 1405 Pfister Drive, Coffeyville Ks 67337

Query: Osage Co Ks----Looking for descendants of , or information on William Henry Fauchier b Jul 1856 Tipton co, IN d Jul 1906 m 1889 Quenemo, Ks Ada E Markille b 1870 d 1952; known child Ervin C b Jun 1895 d Sep 1928 m Ethel all buried Vassar Cem

Author: Michael Jordan
Subject: JORDAN
Date: 09/26/1998
Mailing address (optional): P.O. 1068, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

Query: I am looling for information on the following: HISTORY OF CALDWELL -- WILLIAM C. JORDAN

(Dealer in Pianos, Organs and Musical Instruments, Hamilton).

To the citizens of Caldwell county and the country which surrounds it, there is perhaps no name more generally or favorably known than that of William C. Jordan, whose business, since his establishment here in January, 1880, has achieved such proportions as leaves no doubt in the minds of those most skeptical as to the reliability of this house. A personal acquaintance with nearly every citizen of the different townships in this county has tended to make him exceedingly popular, and especially successful in the handling of his organs and pianos. His leading brands of the former are the William C. Jordan anti Sterling organs; while the Sterling and Paris pianos meet with ready sale. Another recognized cause of his large patronage is his extensive advertising, a feature which can not fail of producing the desired results. He is the pioneer in his line in this county, and he has numerous representatives' in Daviess, Livingston, Clinton, and other counties. William C. Jordan was born April 17, 1856, in Columbia county, O., his father being William J. Jordan, of the same State, and a prominent and leading attorney in the vicinity where he made his home. He married Miss Emily Crane, also a native of Ohio, and to them a family of eight children was born, of whom William C. was the eldest. His early scholastic advantages as he grew up tended to increase the natural desire which he possessed to follow the legal profession, and after fitting himself for its practice, under the careful and watchful guidance of his father, he was admitted to the bar in April, 1879. Subsequently he practiced with his father a short time but soon went to Osage county, Kan., from whence he traveled over all sections of the State. This he continued until his removal to Hamilton, as above mentioned. August 31, 1880, Miss Hattie R. Pickell became the wife of Mr. Jordan. She was born in Lancster county, Pa., the daughter of George Pickell. Mr. and Mrs. J. have two children: Maud and William J. He is a member of the A.F. and A. M., being a Royal Arch Mason.

Author: lena bass
Subject: Bass, Fisher
Date: 10/06/1998
Email: lena@valu-line.net
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Query: I am searching in Osage County, William and Lula Fisher, John and Jose Bass. Melvina and Edward Fisher these would all be in the 1800-1969. Thank you

Author: lena
Subject: RE: Bass, Fisher
Date: 10/19/1998
Email: lena@valu-line.net
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Query: I want to add Jennie and Wm. Curry from Osage city and also It is to be Josie and John Bass. Also, Jennie and James Bass

Author: Jean Williams
Subject: Johnson
Date: 10/07/1998
Email: jeanw@netnet.net
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Query:I am looking for information about Erick August Johnson, who settled in Osage City . He came from Sweden in 1881 at the age of 19 and worked in the coal mines and for the railroad. He was married to Louise Nystrom (who also came from Sweden) and had 5 sons. Erick died in Osage in 1941.

Author: Connie Gibbar
Subject: Indentures
Date: 10/11/1998
Email: cbrooks@ldd.net
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Query: I have 4 land indentures, but they are not of my ancestors, the are from Kansas,-- Flora and Ransom Burkett, made June 20, 1898.

Sarah Burkett (widow) of Osage Co.Nov. 22, 1887.
Cornelius Hotchkiss of Osage Co. March 25, 1887.
Edward Hotchkiss of Osage Co. April 4, 1887.

Author: Jean WIlliams
Subject: Johnson
Date: 10/14/1998
Email: jeanw@netnet.net
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Query: I am looking for information about my Uncle Arthur Johnson. He was born in Osage 1894, married Blanch ?, had 2 children-Robert & Betty. Arthur died 1963.

Author: Jean WIlliams
Subject: RE: Johnson
Date: 01/22/1999
Email: jeanw@netnet.net
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Query:Arhtur Johnson was the son of Erick August Johnson & Louise Nystrom Johnson, they came from Sweden. Erick worked in the coal mines, Arthur was an elictrical engineer for the state.

Author: Caren TeGantvoort
Subject: Ure
Date: 10/21/1998
Email: Mockrats@aol.com
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Query: Trying to gain info on my Great-grand- parents John Ure who's Mother was a Forbes. John was born in 1874 and was a Farmer in overbrook He married Jane Chalmers born in 1885 and they had two children Agnes and Elizabeth.... If anyone know info on them please let me know.:)

Author: Sue Rogers
Subject: ROGERS, Darius
Date: 10/21/1998
Email: suzier@yahoo.com
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Query: I am on the Ancestry's Mail list and found this entry on a free list. Darius ROGERS m. Rose CARPENTER 17 Oct. 1860, Osage City, Osage, KS Source: Republican, Lawrence, Oct. 25, Kansas HIstorical Quaterly, Vol.21, Summer 1955.

ROGERS, Darius m. CARPENTER Rosey 14 Oct. 1860, Osage Rese, Allen, RS EArliest marrieage records 1856-1866 Allen Co. Courthouse LDS film #0851221; commpiled by Cofachique DAR chapter. LDS film #851221

Hope all of this is of use to someone. Sue Rogers

Author: Kathy Baldwin
Subject: Kiens
Date: 10/26/1998
Email: eaglex1@pdx.oneworld.com
Mailing address (optional):P.O. Box 793, Mt. Angel, Or. 97362

Query:Searching for info on George Kiens & Elizabeth Fraeker lived & raised family in Osage Co. First child born 1883 last child in 1900. I am new at this, please help

Author: Cindy Freeman
Subject: MAULSBY
Date: 10/28/1998
Mailing address (optional): 5392 Knightwood Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97603

Query: I am seeking information on the descendants of Luny Craft MAULSBY residing in Osage county, KS. Luny was the son of John MAULSBY and Mary Ann CRAFT. He was born in Indiana, was a Union soldier from Iowa during the Civil War, lived in Kansas, possibly Osage Co., after the war. He married twice first to Martha Jane CALE who died in OK; second to Helen Wells KIMMERLE.

Author: Glennis Webb Horn
Date: 11/04/1998
Email: Webglen@ouonline.net
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Query: Seeking to share information on any Wentworths in Osage Co. John White married Susan Wentworth. Also would share White information

Author: Jeanie Vasseur
Subject: Marrs
Date: 11/09/1998
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Query: MARRS,Robert(Bob)b.1828 Illinois, moved to Osage Co about 1880s. Was married to Mary Collins(her children by first marr.were Ira & Iva Mecham)Robert & Mery's daughter was May Belle Marrs, b.1879/0.(they divorced)Robert married Nancy Mounda 1885 of Osage City. Anyone having information please contact me.I would like to know when and where Robert Marrs died.

Author: Mary Stanton
Subject: Paulsen (Paulson)
Date: 11/10/1998
Email: masmjs@ruraltel.net
Mailing address (optional): Box 278, Logan, KS 67646

Query: Seeking information on John and Frederick Paulsen(Paulson) who were naturalized in Osage County in 1882 and 1886. John emigrated to USA in 1876 at age of 17.

Author: Nancy Silvey
Date: 11/22/1998
Email: rsilvey@ponyexpress.net
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Query: Looking for information on Hugh Gracey, m. Susan Hook, Aug. 18, 1865. Osage Co. marriages shows John Downey m. Susan Ann Hook on that date. Some information we found is that Hugh went to Kansas at the end of the Civil War and took the name of John Downey for a time, then went back to Gracey.

Author: Dave Anderson
Subject: Anderson
Date: 12/18/1998
Email: MargieA1@Juno.com
Mailing address (optional): 2131 San Vito Cr., Monterey, Ca

Query: Would like to know more about my ancestor, Andrew Jonathan Anderson, a Swedish immigrant to Osage City Kansas in the late 19th century

Author: Cort Sims
Subject: Sims
Date: 12/26/1998
Email: cortsims@hotmail.com
Mailing address (optional): 1960 Breezy Way Post Falls, Idaho 83854

Query: I am looking for information about my father, James Sims who was born in Osage on January 10, 1900. He died in Blackfoot, Idaho in 1957.

Author: Robin saling
Subject: Reiser
Date: 12/27/1998
Email: robinseye@adiis.net
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Query: Looking for info On Frank C Reiser B:06-04-1883 d:Nov 11 1952 Place of Birth Osage co death same. This is My Grand Father

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