Transcribed from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Mont Ida, one of the thriving little towns of Anderson county, is located in Washington township on the Missouri Pacific R. R., 9 miles southwest of Garnett, the county seat. It has a score of business houses, express and telegraph offices, and a money order postoffice with one rural route. The population according to the census of 1910 was 200. The town was surveyed and platted by the railroad company in 1880. The first store was opened by Frank Gray, who was appointed postmaster when the postoffice was established the next year. The school house was erected in the spring of 1882, and the first school was taught by Maggie Moore.

Page 304 from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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VOLUME I

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INTRODUCTION

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I

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J | K | L | Mc | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

VOLUME III

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES


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