Who's Who of Sumner County

This page is dedicated to telling the tales of those lusty souls who settled Sumner County.They do not have to be about "the rich and famous". If you have any Sumner County stories, biographies, family histories to share, please contact Me We'd love to see them. Additional biographies of Sumner County residents can be seen in the Sumner County chapter of Cutler's"History of Kansas".

Sumner County Resident(s)


Horsley Family

Billie Walsh
Edith Louthan

George W. Horsley Harold E. Hunt

George Leonard SEAMAN

Ken Seaman

Hiram Brewer "Tim" FERGUSON

Ken Seaman

William Harrison "Harry" FERGUSON

Ken Seaman

Chenoweth, Dr. A.

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From Cutler's "History of Kansas". For a list of additional biographies in this book, check theMain Page


David Kearns

Henry Giese LOWRY

Billy Byron Walker, Jr.

The LOPER Family

From the book "Mulvane, City of the Valley" which was published by the Mulvane Historical Society, 1977. Transcriptions and additions byKirk Loper

William Lincoln CAMPFIELD Family

Bill Campfield


Eiklor Surname Study Website

Susanna SALTER, Mayor of Argonia

New Link to Kansas State Historical Society Quarterly article w/pictures

Daniel James McCabe Ramsey Family

Nancy J. Norris

Jesse & Clara (Perkins) Hoisington

Harriette Jensen

Simon Botkin, Original Settler

Myrna Fredricksen

Fultz, George

From Cutler's "History of Kansas". Beverly Giammara

Family History of Jesse Anderson Seitz

Names Mentioned:Seitz / Vian / McMulin / Pursell / Gifford / Greathouse / Hopkins / Russell and Haleaft / Hasbrook / Faulkner

Henry Newton Brown

One-Time Sheriff of Caldwell and Outlaw

John B. Favor, Sheriff of Sumner County in 1918

From "A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans

The Bunker Brothers, sons of CHANG and ENG

Della Shafer

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