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October 1996 - March 27, 1997

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Mary Lane October 29, 1996
I am trying to locate heirs of Wilburn Fred JONES, son of Fred JONES who lived at Hutchinson, Reno Co, KS. Wilburn md. Betty DELANO and had one daughter, Janifred Sue JONES. Wilburn was killed in The Battle of The Bulge. The family is trying to settle an estate, but need to find his heirs. If anyone has any suggestions, I would appreciate it very much. We don't really know if he was burin in Hutchinson or not. Is there a Funeral Home that could be checked for me? I think they also lived at Wichita, KS. Wilburn Fred JONES was adopted by Mr. & Mrs. Fred JONES. He was born Charles Wilburn GUTHRIE, son of Richard Curtis GUTHRIE and Rachel ZEHENDNER.


Jan Verden November 10, 1996
Looking for Michael LAMONT, born 4-26-1827, died 1-16-1896, buried in Turon Cemetery, Miami Township, Reno County Kansas. Trying to find information on his place of birth. Wife was Balbine, born 7-6-1835 and died 3-17-1915, also buried in Turon Cemetery in Reno County, Kansas. Looking for family name ELLISON, also in Reno County, Kansas. Need information on Albert and America ELLISON, who moved to Reno County in 1885. Their daughter was Mary Jane ELLISON, born 2-9-1873, and died 6-30-1954, and she is also buried in Turon Cemetery in Reno County, Kansas.


Patsy Luke December 11, 1996
1. Jacob BANTA died Miami County, Kansas - 1-30-1881 2. Benoni Stinson BANTA - Died 1860 Location unknown 3. Caroline Fairchild BANTA - Died 1860 Location Unknown 4. Jasper Newton BANTA living in Hutchinson, KS - Reno County 1890 5. Alma Loretta BANTA born 1890 Hutchinson, KS Any leads on the above would be greatly appreciated.


Aaron Lee Jones December 22, 1996
Robert LeRoy JONES, Wichita, Sedgwick Co., Kansas, b. 1926 Victor Earl JONES LANGDON, Reno Co., Kansas, b. 1881 John Wesley JONES Unknown Wesley JONES Unknown Daisy May SHEROW LANGDON, Reno Co., Kansas, b. 1901 Joseph Roy WITMER Baileyville, ? Co., Kansas b. 1883 Elsie Marie Larson MARIDAHL/CLEBOURN, ? Co., Kansas b. 1890.  I am also looking for the counties of these towns.  I don't know where they are. Just beginning my search for my roots.  Any information would be helpful.


Ken Pieper December 29, 1996
I am looking for any information on Herman Christoph PIEPER, Mary Francis (ROBERTSON) PIEPER and their children Nathan Herbert PIEPER, Otto Thomas PIEPER, Joseph Lloyd PIEPER.  I am trying to collect any information on the family of Iona Isabel (TRISLER) Pieper. I have been told that Iona Isabell TRISLER's mother Jane (VAN KIRK) TRISLER married a man by the name of DAVIS. DAVIS was a Civil War vet with some kind of pension being paid to his wife, Jane (TRISLER) DAVIS. I would be pleased with any help.


Ruby Coleman January 4, 1997
Seeking any information on the AMTHAUER family who lived at Hutchinson, Reno Co., KS. I am trying to locate Ronald Eugene "Ronnie" AMTHAUER, born 1938, son of Ruth E. AMTHAUER JENSEN. There may be relatives still in the area who know about this family.


Ryan Engle January 4, 1997
Jesse ENGLE married Elenor ? and had Clarence ENGLE (1882) m. Catherine BOSS; Robert ENGLE, Minnie ENGLE and Evalina ENGLE. Moved to Fresno CA. Looking for names and dates of parents, children etc.  They were either in Atchison Co. or Huthison (Reno co.)


Sharon K. Watson January 21, 1997
I am looking for information regarding the family of Sharon Kay MURRY b.1945 Haven Reno KS, daughter of Marjorie Maxine MURRY b. Abt 1925; looking for her parents. Marjorie was married 3 times 1. unk; 2. unk; 3. ROTH of Sterling CO. They lived in Hutchinson Reno KS and he passed away in 1987 in Sterling. I would appreciate any information you have. Thank You!!!!!


Callan Swenson January 27, 1997
Looking for information about the parents of Nancy COOK, born in Ohio in 1824, married in Washington Co., IA, in 1844, to John MAUGHLIN, died in 1898 in Stafford, Stafford Co. KS. The family lived in Washington Co., IA, Stafford Co., KS, and perhaps Reno Co., KS. Their son, Thomas COOK MAUGHLIN, was a pastor in Stafford, Stafford Co., KS, and then later in West Lawrence, Douglas Co., KS; he is buried in Hutchinson, Reno Co., KS, with his wife Mary Isabelle DAWSON MAUGHLIN.


Millicent McClure February 8, 1997
I am looking for any information on John HELM b.1829 in Pennsylvania or his son A. P. HELM b.1860 in Sterling, Illinois. There were many brothers & sisters of A. P. who married Kittie L. RISLEY of Nicherson.


Trudy Meyers February 8, 1997
TYLER: Thomas J.... Humphrey.... Amanda M.... Patrick JONES: Ester ROY: Mancy....Thomas PHIPPS: Mary Ann STEVENS: William F....Henry....Frances....Guy....Martha L....Prisicilla Lawrence Co., Ind (1835 - 1862).....to Edgar Co., Ill (1862-1873)......to Reno/Sedgwich Co., Ka (1873 - 1940)


Kristy Miller February 11, 1997
I am looking for information on Hurley R. Hogue of Kansas. He was Bon March 31, 1885 county unknown. He married Delvora (Della) Holmes of Labette County, KS between 1900 and 1919. They moved to Portland, OR around 1919. Della Holmes was the daughter of Charles and Susie Holmes of Labette County. Della was born in 1889 . If anyone has any information on a Hogue/Hoge/Hogg/Hoag family in Kansas, please notify me.


Nancy Lohbrunner February 19, 1997
Eli BOWMAN was b 1841 in OH, he died 1896 in Reno Co KS and is buried in Barton Co KS, his wife was Henrietta BARRETT b 1848 in PA, is buried in Barton Co KS 1929. Their children were Dora Bowman who m A. Bert COOK, Mary d young, Jesse d young, Cyrus d young, Leona d young, Will BOWMAN who m Dove GERE, Myron who m Jessie CUTSHAW and Minola BOWMAN who m Sherman MILLER. Any information on any of these appreciated.


Fran Jobes Stachour February 19, 1997
Looking for will/probate records of following Reno County residents: (1) Abner (Hiram or Hughes) JOBES, b. 30 Mar 1831 in PA, d. Arlington, Reno Co, KS, 30 Mar 1913. (2) Abner Josephus (Joe) JOBES, b. 26 Apr 1869, Cairo, WV, d. 28 Aug 1941, Ogden, Riley Co, KS after living most of life in and around Arlington. (3) Alta May WATKINS JOBES, b. 29 Jan 1967, Loda IL, d. 14 Nov 1923, Winfield, Cowley Co, KS also after living much of her life near Arlington. According to census they owned the farm. Would that be where wills were probated, or would it be in county where they died?? (Alta May may have left guardianship for 20 yr old son). Thanks for any help


Olivia Milton February 19, 1997
In Finney Co. Ks, we are looking for info on Malinda GREENWALT b. May 1858 in Hardin Co., Ky., d. 30 Mar 1912 m. 11 Apr 1868(?) to Jas. Wm GREEMWALT b. 27 Jan 1858 in Sagamon Co., Ill. d. 13 Apr 1912. Malinda and Jas died within two weeks of one another of pneumonia fever. They had a son Chas. Lester GREENWALT b. 1 Jan 1912 d. 18 June 1912 of same malady. Am trying to establish her maiden name. She had another son, name of Clarence L. GREENWALT, b. ? d. 1918 as a result of injuries received in WW I. Would like to know if anyone knows of a news article that was written about Clarence and his death over- seas. Malinda may have been related to the John MILTON's of Reno co., Ks. Any info would be greatly appreciated as we have had no luck with the Bureau of Vitals. Think Malinda, Jas and baby Charles are all buried in the Garden City, Ks. area. There were 7 children born to their marriage we have names of 6. They are: Viola Greenwalt-Kerr, Birdie Greenwalt-Shaffer, Wm. A Greenwalt, Louis E. Greenwalt, Clarence L., and Charles L.


Roger Smith February 28, 1997
Looking for information on the children of Horace P. Smith b 10 Sep 1835 d 6 Mar 1896, married Pauline E. WIGHTMAN b 22 May 1837 d 28 Mar 1920. Both are buried in Hazen Cemetery. We know of of five possible children: Ethan Allen SMITH b 16 Oct 1873 d 4 Nov 1946, m 1902 to Alta J. Belle (Dartula) MAXEY b 19 Feb 1874 d 29 Mar 1922 Dellmar C. SMITH b 8 Oct 1869 d 13 May 1938, m Iona (Ona) Emma MAXEY b 1869 d 1957 Missing children are Charlie that married a Clara, Henrietta that married a Jay LOVE and possibly Albert W. SMITH. Any information would be appreciated. They came from Illinois (18??) and lived in Reno county.


Ron Sykes February 28, 1997
Looking for information on Robert P. SIMMONS Jr. (1844-1915) and his family. They lived in Reno Co., KS. Wife's name was Carrie ??(May 1852) and one daughter known Josei M. (Jul 1884). Robert and Carrie are buried in Eldridge, Reno Co., KS.


Nancy Lohbrunner March 4, 1997
Isaac Brooks RALL was listed on the 1910 Census as a boarder in his daughter, Daisy HENNING O'NEIL, house in Hutchinson, Reno Co, KS. He died shortly after, where? How? Family tradition says of an accident. Any information appreciated. Thank you.


Beckie Rawdon February 13, 1997
Seeking information on the descendants of Henry BURGESS b. 1833 in Virginia. He lived in Reno county, Kansas in 1900 with his children. He had resided in Miami county, Kansas in 1880 census. Seeking information on his children and grandchildren to fill in holes. Can share what information I have on the Huddleston connection and information from Virginias. Thanks :-)
Seeking information on John HICKMAN's descendants. He was born in March 1821 in Virginia. In 1900 He is living in Reno county, KS. Unsure if descendants stayed in the area. Have information to share on the HUDDLESTON connection. Thanks :-)


Joe Reinhart February 14, 1997
Seeking access to Civil War letters or diaries of Elisha HEDDEN. Born 1834 in Shelby Co. KY. Moved to Hutchison, Reno Co., KS, in 1886. Wife was Miranda HARRISON. He was Capt. of Co. D, 6th KY Vol. Infantry Regt. (Union).  In Hutchison, KS in 1902. Also seeking a photo. I am writing history of the 6th KY.


Jim Leith January 30, 1997
Seeking info & descendents of James Willard & Effie May (HUTCHISON) ROW married in Hutchinson, Ks., Reno Co. in 1890. Effie May Hutchison was b. 19 May 1870 in Hutchinson, father Issac Newton HUTCHISON, mother Lucinda (MORGAN) Hutchison. (info from IGI).


Cathy Routh March 6, 1997
Seeking to fill in more blanks for my Grandfather's family. His family came to Kansas in 1884 with a large group of German Russian Mennonites who settled in an area that later became Buhler, Reno County, Ks.  My great grandfather was 9 when then arrived. When my grandfather was 8, the family moved again, in 1912 to Reedley, Fresno Co, CA. Here are the names: Dietrich T ENNS (s/o Johann ENNS & Eliesabeth THIESEN) & wife Margaretha ENNS (d/o Peter ENNS & Susannah WARKENTIN) Their children: Elisabeth 'Lizzie' ENNS b.1870 m.Jacob F DICK Johann 'John' M ENNS b. 1872 m. Anna 'Annie' DICK Dietrich M ENNS b. 1874 m1. Sarah BUHLER/BULLER m2.Sarah FAST Jacob D ENNS b. 1876 m. Maria UNRUH Peter D ENNS b. 1879 m. Katherina 'Tina' KOOP Margaret ENNS b. 1881 m. Jacob P KLIEWER Heinrich ENNS b. 1884 d. 1884 died aboard ship that brought the family. Franz ENNS b. 1885 d. 1886 1st born (and died) in America. George D ENNS b.1888 Buhler, Reno KS m. Helena SUDERMANN Maria ENNS b. 1890 Buhler, Reno, KS m. Isaak W KOOP Katharina ENNS b. 1892 Buhler, Reno, KS m. John Paul DYCK I've located every grave for the above list in California, except for the two babies and Peter D Enns & Wife Katherina 'Tina' Koop. I would like to find out the name of the Mennonite Church that they attended and/or local Mennonite research groups/Ger-Rus groups or historical societies.


Larry Gordon March 16, 1997
Looking for info on Levi GORDON, resided in or near Nickerson, Ks, Reno cty. Is he buried in Wild Meade Cemetery? when did he die? who were his parents? He was married to Emily BRANSTETTER.


Robert D. Low March 17, 1997
Searching for any and all information on John Dudley CLARK and his wife Sarah Ann McCREARY CLARK. John b.1828, Ohio, and Sarah b.1829 Indiana d.1887, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas. Where is John Dudley buried? Was told John Dudley CLARK died in 1884, but Where???


Adrienne Sutton March 18, 1997
I am trying to find out what type of Indian Tribe that John CLARK and his relatives might be.


Carl Lundgren March 21, 1997
Looking for information concerning A. D. and Grace HUNT who were in  Hutchinson, KS Reno County, for a short time in 1912 or 1913. Grace belonged to the Sisters of Pythius while living there.


Janice Ringold March 27, 1997
Looking for the family of William C. WINKELHAKE, son of Mr. & Mrs. C. H. WINKELHAKE (per a wedding invitation) and Bernice RICE. They were married 12 Jun 1920 at the home of C. H. WINKELHAKE in Haven, Reno Co, KS. The bride had once lived in California with the BAKER family who were originally from Wilson, Ellsworth, KS.


Sherman Lackey March 27, 1997
Looking for Alvin F. LACKEY, Reno County Kansas


Ben Reynolds March 27, 1997
FAIR, Thomas excerpt from a 1920 letter: (Do not know who wrote this letter nor to whom it was sent. Ben Reynolds) Weir, Mississippi John FAIRand two brothers came from Ireland to Charleston, South Carolina. John FAIR married Catherine MILLER who was of Dutch descent. She was born August 1st, 1791 at Charleston S. C. and died September 20, 1874, age 83 and was buried a French Camp, Mississippi. Her husband died and was buried at Charleston, S. C. After her husband’s death she and her three sons and two daughters moved to Choctaw County, Mississippi, Their children’s names are as follows: Margaret FAIR married Buford Colvin Mary Ann FAIR married Tresevant Carter William FAIR married Edith Bowen Tom FAIR married Julia Ann Winter Richard FAIR married Lina Boyd Margaret FAIR Colvin had only one daughter who married Amos Lassister. They moved to Florida and later went to New York and we haven’t heard from them since. Thomas FAIR his wife and some of their children moved to Hutchison, Kansas. Thomas and his wife died in Kansas. Richard’s wife died in Mississippi. Later he went to live with his daughter in Texas and died. William’s wife died in Choctaw County, Mississippi. His heirs and also Mary Ann Carter’s heirs and part of Thomas’s heirs are still in Mississippi.


A. Vanover March 29, 1997
Looking for information on natural father of Arnold Jefferson (Jeff) BEASLEY. Jeff grew up in Hutchinson Reno Co.


Linda Nixon March 29, 1997
Seek any Information on William and Miranda SPARKS. The children who came with them were George, Susanna, Luanna and William C. SPARKS Jr. Nothing was known about them but a obituary of one their sisters stated Luanna and William C. SPARKS b. ca 1877 was living in Hutchinson, KS in 1955. Would like to contact anyone searching this family or has knowledge of where they could be buried. Will appreciate any help.


Anne Chesney April 8, 1997
I'm looking for my grandmother's family, she was born in Hutchinson, KS on Nov.24,1890, to Joseph FARLEY and Hannah RUKES FARLEY.


Barb Marshall
I am looking for anyone researching DRAKE's from Reno County. Especially any descendants of Isacc & Elizabeth (CLOUD) DRAKE.


Jerry Petrie April 5, 1997
I am seeking information on Charles PETRIE who married Rose Amy B. PARKE. They resided in the township of Sylvia in Reno County around 1916, and she died in Arkansas City sometime around 1950.


Sherry Carter April 13, 1997
Looking for any one knowing the family of Claude CHAPPELLE that resided at 1616 Cary Blvd in Hutchinson, Ks worked at the salt factory in Hutch. Wife would be Faye Heth CHAPPELLE infant son Donald died as a child older born possibly Claude Jr.


Suzanne Mowrey April 16, 1997
I am looking for information on the HANNENKRAT family from Reno County, Kansas. Also, the MOWREY family from Reno county.


Ann C. Bordeaux April 18, 1997
Looking for obituaries or death records for Chauncey READ (d. Nov.22, l902 Reno Co.) and Rebecca Willoughby READ (d.1904 Reno Co.) to try to discover more about their parents and siblings. Have been unsuccessful in getting a response from the State of Kansas for the death records. Before their deaths Chauncey and Rebecca lived with their daughter Ida Read Simkins.


Dawn McGillis April 20, 1997
I am looking for information regarding Hallowell F. GOODE married to Laura (Lara) Jane TRUESDALE in 1874 in Pretty Prairie, Kansas - RENO County.


KayEllen Fleming April 24, 1997
Looking for information on the Harrison and Iva J. REED family of Reno and/or Harvey county, Kansas. Where can I find an obituary on these persons? Iva REED died 17 December 1954 in either Turon or Halstead. She was born 1880 and her maiden name was FLEMING. She married Harrison REED 1 May 1907 probably in Wilson or Woodson county, Kansas. Children might include Floyd, Vera, Maurice, Vernon, and Isabelle. Would also like to know their dates and names of spouses.


Ronald Kroon
Looking for information on Kyle TIPTON, born 1886, Illinois, died 1963 Reno Co, Kansas. Would like to correspond with any descendants.

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