Cherokee County Kansas Queries

 

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Queries December 1998

Ashcraft, Beeman, Bonnifield, ?Class of 1965, Clifford, Conklin, Cunningham, Dorsey, Dunnaway, Gleason, Gore, Grabhorn, Handsly, Hollingsworth, Holt, Jones, Kennedy, Leu, Moody, Pearce, Rice, Rule, Ruyle, Schrappen, Shadles, Sharp, Small, Stedman, Tarr, Whitley


Author: MJ Moody
Subject: MOODY, Weir City
Date: 12/30/1998
 
Email: mjmoody@fgi.net
Mailing address (optional): 417A Avondale Drive, Springfield, IL 62704
Query: My grandfather Tom (Thomas) Orville MOODY was born in Weir City, Kansas in 1899. He listed his occupation as "coal miner" on my father's birth certificate. He married Margaret Marie MUSY and had one daughter, Adelina MOODY, and one son, Thomas Albert MOODY. Both children were born in Pleasanton, Kansas (Linn County). Thomas (son) was born January 5, 1922. I'm interested in finding information about my grandfather (Tom MOODY), my grandfather's parents and my grandmother's (Margaret MUSY) parents. My grandmother was born in France. Tom MOODY (grandfather) died in Springfield, Illinois in 1979. Margaret MUSY was born in 1902 and died in 1996 in Springfield, Illinois.
Author: Ken Johnson
Subject: Hollingsworth of Cherokee CO
Date: 12/27/1998
 
Email: kholowel@greene.xtn.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Charles Hollingsworth b. abt. 1875
married Nora Porter of Galena KS May 2, 1900 dt. of James Porter. Hollingsworth was her first husband before Charley W. Johnson. Does anyone know what happened to Hollingsworth? He seemed to have vanished. Also was I.B. Hollingsworth the father of Charles Hollingsworth?
Author: david chad gleason
Subject: gleasons
Date: 12/27/1998
 
Email:
Mailing address (optional):1557 ritter drive riverdale, utah 84405

Query: as a former resident of columbus and of cherokee county i would just like to have any of my friends and family that still reside their to please get in touch with me.

Author: david chad gleason
Subject: gleasons
Date: 12/27/1998
 
Email:
Mailing address (optional):1557 ritter drive
riverdale, utah 84405

Query: as a former resident of columbus and
of cherokee county i would just like to have
any of my friends and family that still
reside their to please get in touch with me.

Author: K L Smith
Subject: Leu
Date: 12/27/1998
 
Email: klsers6262@aol.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Researching Michael Leu 3-7-1830 Switzerland married Caroline? Daughter Mary Leu 6-30-1867 married John Harrison Smith. Know to have lived in the vicinity of Columbus, Cherokee Co., Ks. Thank You
Author: K
Subject: Conklin
Date: 12/27/1998
 
Email: KLSERS6262@AOL.COM
Mailing address (optional):

Query:
Researching Henry Conklin ca 1855 married Jane Rice. Lucy Viola Conklin 12-26-1885 married John Pearl Forson. Know to have lived in and near Columbus, Ks. Thank You
Author: K
Subject: Rice
Date: 12/27/1998
 
Email: KLSERS6262@AOL.COM
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Researching Jane Rice ca 1860 married Henry Conklin. Lucy Viola Conklin 12-26-1885 married John Pearl Forson. Known to have lived in Cherokee Co., Ks
Thank You

Author: SAM THOMAS
Subject:  class of 1965
Date: 12/26/1998
 
Email: samyell@yahoo.com
Mailing address (optional):415 N 13th Leavenworth Kansas 66048

Query: any classmates still live in the area if known and any reunion coming up. Old names like Barbra Hurst, Debbie Thornburg,Butch North, Milton Brown,Larry Andrews, Bunny Oneal, Karen Allen, Betsy Whitehead,Vicky Grant. I,m sure the ladies names have changed .thank you
Author: Nell Coats
Subject: Shadles
Date: 12/26/1998
 
Email: jimnell@comanchetx.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query:Notices a family doing research on the Shadles family in Cherokee C. Ks. Am interested in any family info on this family . My husband is the Grandson of Clementine Shadles West daughter of James Shadles and Amanda M. Miller Shadles Hilburn . Any information on this family will be appreciated . Also looking for info . on land given to William North West a Old Cherokee Settler in Cherokee C. Ks. in 1860 . He was married to Eliza Rogers at that time and later married Clementine Shadles . Thank you . Nell C.
Author: William O. Beeman
Subject: CUNNINGHAM
Date: 12/24/1998
 
Email: William_Beeman@Brown.edu
Mailing address (optional):

108 Webster Avenue
Providence, RI 02909

Query:

Decendents/Ancestors of William Perry Cunningham d.o.b. unknown, but late 19th Century.

Author: William O. Beeman
Subject: CUNNINGHAM
Date: 12/24/1998
 
Email: William_Beeman@Brown.edu
Mailing address (optional):

108 Webster Avenue
Providence, RI 02909

Query:

Decendents/Ancestors of William Perry Cunningham d.o.b. unknown, but late 19th Century.

Author: William O. Beeman
Subject: SMALL
Date: 12/24/1998
 
Email: William_Beeman@Brown.edu
Mailing address (optional):

108 Webster Avenue
Providence, RI 02909

Query:

Decendents/Ancestors of Daniel T. Small
D.O.B. unknown, but late 19th Century
Author: William O. Beeman
Subject: GRABHORN
Date: 12/24/1998
 
Email: William_Beeman@Brown.edu
Mailing address (optional):

108 Webster Avenue
Providence, RI 02909

Query:

Ancestors/Decendents of Theodore Lewis Grabhorn d.o.b. unknown, but late 19th Cent.
Author: William O. Beeman
Subject: Beeman
Date: 12/24/1998
 
Email: William_Beeman@Brown.edu
Mailing address (optional):

108 Webster Avenue
Providence, RI 02909

Query:

Ancestors/Descendents of

William Burr Beeman b. 1859 in Illinois d. 1906 in Cherokee County

William Orman Beeman b. 1895 near Sherman, KS
d. 1935 in Independence, MO
Author: Paulette Morris
Subject: SCHRAPPEN, Ferdinand & Laura 1883-1900
Date: 12/18/1998
 
Email: PMorris86@aol.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: My great-grandparents moved to Cherokee County sometime in the mid-1880s. With them where their children, Wilhelmina, Josephine, Angeline, Emil, Lambert. In Kansas were born: Christine, Florence, Agnes, Marie, and the twins Joseph & Leo. Christine, Agnes, Marie, Joseph & Leo are buried there but I don't know where. The family moved to Missouri around 1902.
rder="0" width="550">Author: Janet Wind Nixon Subject: PEARCE Date: 12/17/1998   Email: bjnixon@cwnet.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Researching family of Silas Monroe PEARCE.
Married to Bertha May MILLER, b. 23 April 1877 in Morning Sun, Iowa. In Galena, Cherokee County area about 1900. Bertha May Miller PEARCE was a social worker for the Galena School Board. She died 4 April 1959 in Galena.

Children: Viola May PEARCE, b. 12 Feb 1897
Lola PEARCE, b. ?
Fred PEARCE, b. ?
Author: Bob
Subject: Looking for John R. HOLT
Date: 12/17/1998
 
Email: Bobalink4@aol.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: He lived in Minden mines (a small mining camp in the 1930s my mother Lavon Holt was born there in 1934 Thank you
Author: susan bartosh rule
Subject: KENNEDY
Date: 12/16/1998
 
Email: sbrule@usa.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Mary Kennedy Rule, wife of Abel Rule, buried in Cherokee Co., KS. abt 1888. Looking for information on the Kennedy family. Her brother was probably Dempsey Kennedy, who lived in Washington Co., IL 1820-1880.


Author: susan bartosh rule
Subject: RULE/RUYLE
Date: 12/16/1998
 
Email: sbrule@usa.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Tracing Dempsey Rule family. Mary Kennedy Rule, wife of Dempsey Rule, buried in Cherokee Co., KS 1888. Dempsey Rule (Jr) and brother William T. Rule lived in Cherokee Co., KS and in Barton Co., MO. Moved to OK about 1900. Any information welcome


Author: Ollie Rivers
Subject: Stedman
Date: 12/16/1998
 
Email: orivers@earthlink.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query: I am willing to share info on family of David and Martha J. (Harrison) Stedman. I am researching the Harrison line and am looking for information on death of Shone Harrison who lived with David and Martha in early 1880's and is likely buried around or near Galena. She was Martha's mother. This info is from affadivit signed by David and Martha when applying for Shone's widow's pension.
Author: Elizabeth East
Subject: Handsly 1916
Date: 12/14/1998
 
Email: e.a.east@prodigy.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query: I have purchased a school diploma for Emma Handsly from Columbus, Kansas school dated 1916. I would like to return the diploma to family members for reimbursement and postage.
Author: Jim Arnold
Subject: GORE
Date: 12/08/1998
 
Email: jarnold@brinet.com
Mailing address (optional):
34 Mountain Lake Dr. Hendersonville, NC 28739
Query: My Grandmother Jessie Gore, daughter of James Gore and Teresa Abigail Atwood of Harlin County Ky was married to Charles Arnold, my grandfather. I'm looking for information about her lineage. Believe her Grandfather was Micheael Gore of Ireland and Matide Summerville of Scotland.Her siblings were Annie m Knove Hadlock; Agnes m Maynard Pattyson; Mayme m James Graham; Alford ; Fred; Alice m Ottley; Edwin and Elmo twins; Lillian m David Hadlock; Florence and Robert
Author: John Goree
Subject: RE: GORE
Date: 12/31/1998
 
Email:
Mailing address (optional): erog@calweb.com

Query: My father Ralph Gore died in Kansas in 1965. Born in Kansas 2903
Author: Sherri Tucker
Subject: Tarr
Date: 12/08/1998
 
Email: ctucker@gatway.net
Mailing address (optional):
1009 SE Claremont, Lee's Summit, MO 64081
Query:Any information on the Tarrs. I know a few names. Green Lewis Tarr was my great grandfather. He had several children. My grandfather was Ray Leslie Tarr
Author: Joyce
Subject: JAMES PRESLEY JONES
Date: 12/06/1998
 
Email: JAM799@aol.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: James Presley Jones came to Kansas in 1870 from Ky thru Mo. with his wife Lucinda and family. Many others from Ky also accompanied them, among them James Presley Jones daughter Sarah who was married to William Lewis Ashcraft and his daughter Amanda who was married to Thomas Dennis. Before 1900 James Presley Jones and family had settled in Cherokee Co., Kansas, as I find several of his children marrying there. I believe they were living close to Galena, Ks. Do you have any info which might connect these people to others you are researching? Please contact me with even the slightest hint! Thank you.
Author: Joyce
Subject: Dorsey
Date: 12/06/1998
 
Email: JAM799@aol.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: I am seeking any information on Albert W. Dorsey, his first wife Artie Fullerton Dorsey, or his second wife, Emmaline Ashcraft. Albert married Emmaline in Cherokee Co., 1891. If you have any info please respond.
Author: Joyce
Subject: Ashcraft
Date: 12/06/1998
 
Email: JAM799@aol.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: I am searching for any information on William Lewis Ashcraft and/ or his daughters, Emmaline, Cora, and Jennie Agnes. See Dorsey
Author: Joyce
Subject: RE: Ashcraft
Date: 12/06/1998
 
Email: JAM799@aol.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: Mr. William Lewis Ashcraft and daughters, Jennie Agnes, Emmaline, and Cora lived in the Galena, Ks. area in late 1800's. I have found his daughter Emmaline marrying Albert W. Dorsey, 1891, Cherokee Co., Kansas. If you have any information on these people, please contact me. See Dorsey.
Author: g. sharp
Subject: sharp ancestors
Date: 12/04/1998
 
Email: gigi@wws.net
Mailing address (optional):
6355 holliday dr. k.c.k.
Query:
Author: Georgia Sharp
Subject: Sharp ancestors
Date: 12/04/1998
 
Email: gigi 2wws.net
Mailing address (optional):
6355 holliday dr. k.c.k. 66106
Query:
Author: Jackie Subject: BONNIFIELD/WHITLEY Date: 12/04/1998   Email: kimmee@volcano.net
Mailing address (optional):Judy Mawhorter
PO Box 3576 Winnemucca NV 89446

Query: Seeking info on Lucy E. "Bonnie" (Bonnifield) Whitley. She had a sister, Hazel & brother, William S. & half-sister, Edna. She married (1) Roy A. DELP in 1901, Winnemucca NV & they had at least two children. In 1934 she was Bonnie Whitley and resided in Galena, Cherokee Co, KS. Any info appreciated.
Author: Murphy
Subject: Dunnaway
Date: 12/01/1998
 
Email:
Mailing address (optional):

Query:
Author: Murphy
Subject: Dunnaway
Date: 12/01/1998
 
Email:
Mailing address (optional):

Query: I am looking for Nora Dunnaway
Author: Jim Clifford
Subject: Clifford, Cherokee County
Date: 12/01/1998
 
Email: jcliford@cowtownusa.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query: I would like to know if there is anything mentioned about the Clifford name in any of the material.

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